Grand Tour to Morocco from Marrakech to Tarifa

GRAND TOUR TO MOROCCO FROM MARRAKECHO TO TARIFA (SPAIN).

Travel to Morocco and get to know the most interesting places in Marrakech by sleeping one night in khaimas in the desert.

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We are going to start our Grand Tour to Morocco in Marrakech, the red city, probably the most famous and touristic city in Morocco. We will visit the outers of the Kotubia Mssque, The twin tower of the Giralda (in Seville) and Menara gardens. After that we will visit the Bay Palace, the Saadíes tombs and the outers of the Kasbah mosque.  Free evening to un enjoy a sunset at the Jmaa el Fna square, where there are live shows and shops every night.

Be amazed discovering the oasis and kasbahs from the south of Morocco within your travel to the  Sahara

We are going to continue our tour to Morocco from Spain by entering in the Sahara by 4X4 (off road vehicles) and enjoy the night there under the  stars accompanied by a special silence that will make this experience something that you remember forever. Feel like a real bereber riding a Camel through the desert at night to enjoy a magical sunrise in a privileged area.

Go through the majestic Boulomane de Dades canyon and the Todra natural pass to discover the charismatic old city of Aït Ben Haddou. Get impressed when you visit Fez and its famous medina, the biggest one along the islamic culture. With more than 9500 streets inside the medina, you will feel the daily life and their typical Moroccan lifestyle that hasn't changed in the last 200 years.

There is no doubts, the Grand Tour to Morocco -Sahara, Marrakech, and Fez- from Marrakech is the most complete and impressive travel that you can do in Morocco!

Do not miss the chance to discover Morocco with this tour that will turns into a vital experience!!!

Small groups, maximum 14 people. Except New Year's Eve, Easter, July and August.

Final price per person

569 €

Price per person
(In double room)

GRAND TOUR OF MOROCCO FROM MARRAKECH TO TARIFA (SPAIN)

DAY 1 - MARRAKECH

  • Arrival at the airport, assistance and transfer to the hotel.
  • Marrakech, the red pearl of southern Morocco, where every night you experience the greatest show in the world in the famous Djemaa el-Fna square: jugglers, snake charmers, magicians and sorcerers, storytellers, acrobats, boxers, ... 
  • Marrakech, founded in 1062 by the Almoravids, acquired world importance during medieval Islam under the rule of Youssef Ibn Tachfin, who made it one of the most important cities of medieval Islam. It is proud to be the origin of the name of Morocco to the country, and has more than one and a half million inhabitants. Transfer to the hotel
  • Free time in Marrakech
  • Dinner at the hotel

DAY 2.- MARRAKECH

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • 09:00 hrs. Departure with the local guide from Marrakech to the Majorelle Gardens and also visit the Madrasa of Ben Youssef, Koranic school of benimerin origin from the mid 14th century, and the museum of Marrakech, located in the Palace of a Minister of the Sultan at the end of the 19th century: (entrance fees not included in the morning visit).
  • 13:00 hrs. Lunch at the hotel
  • Later we will make the guided visit of Marrakech. We start with the external visit of the Kutubía, the twin tower sister of the Sevillian Giralda. We will visit the gardens of Menara, have a large pond of 30,000 square meters, which was built in the time of the Almohads, who designed a whole system of underground channels to take advantage of the thawing water of the Atlas and thus be able to use it for irrigation. This system is still used after almost 9 centuries of history... We will also visit the Bahia Palace, dedicated by the vizier to one of his favorites, at the end of the 19th century. We will finish the visit in the famous square of Jmaa el Fna, which at this time of the day becomes the greatest spectacle in the world.
  • For those who want transportation will return to the hotel at 20:00 hrs. Those who do not want to return to the hotel can stay in the square and return each on their own.
  • Free time for dinner in Marrakech. However, it will be offered as an optional dinner of the renowned show of the Fantasy Chez Ali, representing the different tribes of Morocco and their traditions.
  • And for those who don't want to, they can enjoy a dinner in the restaurants that are around the square.

DAY 3.- MARRAKECH – TIZNTICHKA – AIT BEN HADDOU – OUARZAZATE

  • Breakfast at the hotel and check out
  • 8:00 am We will continue our trip towards southern Morocco. We will cross through the majestic mountains of the Alto Atlas and the port of Tzi n Tichka, the door entrance to the desert which is 2260 meter high. Here we will pause to contemplate the spectacular views.
  • We will continue to Ait Ben Haddou, one of the geological wonders of the world, which has been kept maintained throughout the millennium. Next we will visit a grand fortress which has served as a movie set several times for movies such as ¨Laurence de Arabia¨, ¨Gladiator¨, and ¨La Joya del Nilo¨. It is made from different elements, the adobe seems to mix with the dry land over what used to be a flourishing stream and has now been converted to cropland.
  • After the visit of this landmark, we will continue to Ouarzazate, former garrison of French troops, located in the meridional zone in the country. Rich with its agriculture and famous for its details in its PALMERAS, roses and henna that grow on its bank. It is also the mainstay of many movie directors. These attributes have caused numerous economic boosts to this zone and has created many businesses related to the audiovisual world and jobs to many of the residents.
  • Arrive at the hotel, I will distribute the rooms and the dinner.

DAY 4.- OUARZAZATE – TINERGHIR - GARGANTAS DEL TODRA - SAHARA

  • Breakfast at the hotel  and check out 
  • 07:00 hrs. Departure from the hotel to continue our journey along the well known route of the kasbahs.
  • We will pass by Boumalne Dades, where the Valley of the Roses is located, to continue towards Tinerghir, where we will detour towards the Todra Gorges. There we will be able to admire marvellous palm groves that help to support the heat of these places.
  • Free time for lunch.
  • In the afternoon, we will continue our route towards Merzouga, where we will leave the vehicle to change to camels, we will cross the field of dunes mounted to camel during 1 hour and a half approx. to sleep in khaimas in the middle of the desert.
  • We will spend the night in khaimas, next to the dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara desert from we will be able to contemplate a spectacular starry sky.
  • Dinner and overnight in Jaimas.
  • After dinner there will be a fire with the music of Berber drums.

DAY 5, : SAHARA - IFRANE - FEZ

  • Sunrise in the Sahara. Its dunes extend to the horizon and some rise more than 150 m. The experience of seeing the first rays of sunrise in the Sahara is impressive.
  • Today it is obligatory to get up early for an unforgettable date with the sunrise. We will go out at night to be able to contemplate it from the dunes and to admire the different tonalities that is acquiring the sand as the Sun goes up.
  • Return in 4x4 to the Kasbah, for it we will border the field of dunes crossing the tracks that previously were used in the rally to Dakar.
  • Breakfast at the Kasbah.
  • After breakfast we will depart for Fez, the first of the Imperial Cities, its origin dates back to the 8th century. It is also one of the first holy cities of Muslim worship in Morocco and is also proud to host one of the oldest universities in the world.
  • On the way we will cross the middle and high Atlas, with several stops on route.
  • Dinner at the hotel

DAY 6.- FEZ

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Walking through the labyrinthine streets of Fez transports us to past worlds in which potters, forgeers and craftsmen coexist with the foreign visitor, who never ceases to be surprised by observing its people and smelling the multiple aromas and smells that flood the atmosphere of this city.
  • We left to visit the city of Fez with a local guide. We will start with a panoramic view of the city, including the Merinides tombs. Afterwards we will visit Fez el Jedid, including the Alhuitas Square, outside the Royal Palace and Dar el Makhzen. 
  • We will continue to the walking visit of Fez el Bali. We will visit the spice souk of Attarin and the souk of Jenna. We will arrive at Nejjarin Square where the founduk of the same name is located and we will visit the Bounania Madrasa. We will continue towards the Es Seffarin square to finish the morning in the tanners' quarter and see the tanneries.
  • Mirrors, perfumes, chickens, pigeons, silverware, gold, babouches, sandals, chadors, chilabas, drums, vegetables, fruits, pottery, ceramics, forging, spices, portraits of the king, cereals, books, glassware and everything imaginable, everything... is here.
  • The constant jolting of the donkeys, loaded with goods from various sources, transports you to another world only broken by the scream of "barak" with which the owner of the animal warns passers-by of the passage of the donkey.
  • Lunch at the hotel.
  • Free afternoon
  • Free Dinner
  • 20:00 hrs. Optional, dinner with folkloric show

DAY 7.- FEZ – CHAOUEN – TANGER - TARIFA

  • Breakfast at the hotel and check out
  • Depart to Chefchaouen located in the only intercontinental natural park, declared as a natural reserve biosphere. Chaouen is a town on a mountain, white and blue, with its wise, kind, and respectful people who offer visitors beautiful panoramas of the urban slope. Beautiful local artisan showings can be seen here as well as enjoying a certain calmness that hard to find nowadays. This place really has you wishing for a return once you leave.
  • Tour through the city with a local guide
  • Depart towards Tanger. Free time for lunch on route
  • Arrive at the Tanger port.
  • 19:00 hrs. Fast Ferry Departure to Tarifa
  • 20:00 hrs. Approx Arrival at Tarifa
  • End of services.
  • Transfer from airport to hotel in Marrakech
  • Fast ferry Tangier -Tarifa
  • Private transport for the whole circuit
  • 2 nights in Marrakech in Hotel Meriem 4* half-board regime
  • 2 nights in Fez at Hotel Menzeh Zalagh 4* half-board regime
  • 1 night in tents in Merzouga (Jaima Ksar Merzouga) on a half-board basis.
  • 1 night in Ouarzazate in Hotel kenzi azghor 4* half-board.
  • Entrance fees to monuments to be paid according to the program
  • Transfer in 4x4 in the desert
  • Camel ride in the dunes of Merzouga
  • Local guides in the cities visited
  • Basic travel assistance insurance
  • Hotel and port taxes
  • Management expenses, 15 €

  • Cancellation expenses insurance, we inform you that you can hire an optional one if you wish, consult us for prices.
  • Drinks of the dinners and/or lunches
  • Supplement single room 120 €
  • Room in the desert, other options available by request 
  • Discount for children up to 12 years old, 15 % of the final price, sharing room with parents. Not combinable with other discounts or promotions.
  • New Year's Eve supplement, + 30 €.
  • Anything not specified in price includes.

 

The expected hotels are subject to change due to majeure force, maintaining a similar or higher category.

Upcoming departures

  • 29 June 2019
  • 06 July 2019
  • 13 July 2019
  • 20 July 2019
  • 27 July 2019
  • 03 August 2019
  • 17 August 2019
  • 24 August 2019
  • 31 August 2019
  • 07 September 2019
  • 14 September 2019
  • 28 September 2019
  • 05 October 2019
  • 12 October 2019
  • 19 October 2019
  • 26 October 2019
  • 02 November 2019
  • 16 November 2019
  • 30 November 2019
  • 07 December 2019
  • 21 December 2019
  • 28 December 2019
  • 04 January 2020
  • 11 January 2020
  • 18 January 2020
  • 25 January 2020
  • 01 February 2020
  • 08 February 2020
  • 15 February 2020
  • 22 February 2020
  • 29 February 2020
  • 07 March 2020
  • 14 March 2020
  • 21 March 2020
  • 28 March 2020
  • 04 April 2020
  • 11 April 2020
  • 18 April 2020
  • 25 April 2020
  • 02 May 2020
  • 09 May 2020
  • 16 May 2020
  • 30 May 2020
  • 06 June 2020
  • 13 June 2020
 

Notes

It is obligatory to bring valid passport to participate in this tour

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