Morocco Tours from Tangier
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The historical past of Morocco is inextricably linked with that of al-Andalus. The turbulent change of cultures, individuals and commerce introduced in regards to the beginning of a flourishing artwork type, probably the most lovely examples of which materialised in Morocco. Within the enchanted cities of Fez, Tangier, Tetouan and Chefchaouen, the holy metropolis, Andalusian artwork and structure reached the height of their magnificence manifested in their most famous and refined monuments. From the primary minaret constructed in the course of the interval of political antagonism between the Umayyads of al-Andalus, Abbasids, Fatimids and Idrisids, to the Almoravid, Almohad and Merinid sanctuaries, fortresses, madrasas and minarets, a flourishing of inventive heritage was transferred to the following Moroccan dynasties, a legacy which nonetheless represents a vital a part of Moroccan custom and tradition.

Day 01
Tangier

Arrive to the port of Tangier where you'll be assisted with customs formalities and transferred from the port to your resort where you'll be given time to settle in and clean up. Later you'll take a tour of Tangier, the assembly level of Mediterranean cultures for greater than 2,000 years, Go to the Fashionable New city, an exquisite drive via wealthy space of Tangier's California part where you may see the property, villas, palaces and passing by way of the king's Summer season Palace and celebrities’ properties. Go to the Previous American Legation, a former palace given to the U.S. authorities in 1777 to accommodate America’s first embassy. Visit Cap Spartel, the lighthouse that marks the official convergence of the Atlantic and Mediterranean. In a while we drive to Hercules Cave that exists since the neolithic era. Then we start our tour of the old city. Go to the Kasbah (fortified space). Descend via the labyrinthine roads of the medina via the spice markets. Go to the Grand Socco and St. Andrew’s Church, quietly nestled off the busy market square.

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Day 02
Tangier − Tetouan − Chefchaouen

After breakfast, departure to Chefchaouen through Tetouan ‘the white pigeon’ metropolis generally known as dwelling to the Jews who have been expelled from Spain after the expulsion of the Arabs in 1492. The town is the centre of Andalusian Morocco, discover the charming ‘white’ metropolis of Tetouan, affectionately known as ‘the daughter of Granada’ by the locals. Go to the Guersa Kebira sq., one of many bustling souks, after which we visit the Medina, probably the most fascinating within the country and now a UNESCO World Heritage site. It's a distinctive community of shaded alleyways and has a number of mosques. See additionally the excellent Royal Palace, a high quality instance of Hispano- Moresque structure. Proceed to Chefchaouen generally known as the “blue” metropolis picturesque Berber stronghold within the excessive up Rif Mountains, was built in 1471 by Moorish exiles from Spain. Its blue-glazed homes and buildings are a practice that comes from the city's former Jewish inhabitants. Chefchaouen, a haven of peace and tranquility. The primary sq. is the heart of Chefchaouen, with the Kasbah (constructed again within the 18th century), central mosque and cafes with genuine menus.

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Day 03
Chefchaouen − Volubilis − Meknes − Fez

After breakfast, Travelling by way of Morocco’s Rif Mountains to the traditional Roman ruins of Volubilis. You'll spend the morning exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting an image of life throughout the Roman Empire. After lunch proceed to the UNESCO designated world heritage 17th century imperial city of Meknes. Within the outdated Meknes medina you will notice Bab el Mansour the well-known huge gate of all North Africa, the primary entrance to the second Alaouite sultan, Moulay Ismail’s 17th century metropolis and the Agdal Basin, after which you'll head off to Fez, the cultural and religious capital of Morocco.

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Day 04
Fez

Uncover Fez, one of the largest medieval cities on the planet and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Go to the ‘Attarin Madrasa, built in 1310-31, one of the most interesting Merinid monuments, Batha Museum (a palace constructed within the 19th century), Moulay Idriss mausoleum, al-Qissa gate (restored by the Merinid Sultan Abu Youssef Yaqub within the 13th century and rebuilt after the 1735 earthquake), mosque and madrasa (constructed by the Alaouite Sultan Muhammad Ibn ‘Abdullah in 1757-90). Proceed to the Qarawiyyin Mosque (built in 857 by Fatima al-Fihri, a fantastic instance of Andalusian architectonic and ornamental influences through the Almoravid era) and Library, Sharratin Mosque, Andalusian Mosque, the Andalusian group invited by Idriss II to stay within the newly based Fez in 1808, Shawara Tanneries, Stawniyine Funduq, related in its plan to Nasrid funduqs in Granada, constructed within the 14th century, Najjarin Sq. and Bou Inanya Madrasa. Go to the centres of the traditional Jewish group of Fez: the Synagogue museum, Mellah (the Jewish quarter constructed by the Merenids within the 15th century).

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Day 05
Fez − Beni-Mellal − Marrakech

Departure to Marrakech passing by the roads of the Center Atlas Mountains and the Berber villages of Imouzzer du Kandar, Ifran and Azrou. Free time for lunch break and a second of leisure in Beni Mellal city one of many agricultural facilities of Morocco. Arrival in Marrakech within the late afternoon.

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Day 06
Marrakech

After breakfast, we will start our full day tour to discover the multiple facets of Marrakech with a stroll in the labyrinth of the narrow streets of the Medina amongst its famous Souks. Immerse yourself with visits to the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Marrakech including Bahia Palace Built in the late 19th century. We will also visit the Saadian tombs, only recently discovered in 1917 and restored and the historical koutoubia mosque the city's land mark. Witness the astonishing spectacle of Djemaa El Fna Square, used equally by locals and tourists where you will find juice stalls, water sellers and snake charmers by day and dancing boys, storytellers and magicians by night. As darkness descends, the square fills with food stalls.

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Day 07
Marrakech

Day at leisure, enjoy it on your own
Optional: Excursions / cooking class / spa & hammam.

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Day 08
Marrakech − Casablanca − Rabat

After your morning breakfast, we go away from Marrakech and head out in the direction of Rabat by way of Casablanca. You'll Start your discovery of the financial capital of Morocco. An orientation tour will take us to the surface of the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, the second largest Mosque in the world, go to the United Nations sq. and the Mohamed V sq. then we proceed to see the luxurious residential space of Anfa and the seaside with its swimming pools and eating places. Lunch then we proceed to Rabat the capital of the kingdom, we'll begin our strolling across the entrance to the Royal Palace with its large doorways, properly adorned buildings and wonderful gardens. Subsequent to the palace, you will notice the spectacular Mohammed V Mausoleum: the burial floor of the 2 late Alaouite kings - Mohammed V and Hassan II. In the same space, one can find the Hassan Tower, the landmark of Rabat and one of many oldest Mosques ever and go to the Oudaya Kasbah with its beautiful Andalusian backyard overlooking the Bou Regreg River.

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Day 09
Rabat − Tangier

Private transfer to Tangier for your home return.

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PLEASE NOTE
 

  • You can modify the itinerary according to your specific budget, dates, interests or cities of arrival or departure
  • The tour can be shortened, extended or modified to end wherever as the guests wish

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English speaking driver for the entire trip
  • First class accommodation at 3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L Hotel / Riad
  • Daily breakfasts & some dinners
  • Certified tour guide in Tangier, Marrakech, Fez, Rabat
  • Entrance fees to historical sites / museums
  • Departure transfer

  • International air fare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunches / drinks
  • Personal spending

Night
City
Class
Hotels & Riads
1 Night
Tangier
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L
Please specify your desired hotel category

The list will be provided upon request
1 Night
Chefchaouen
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L
2 Nights
Fez
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L
2 Nights
Marrakech
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L
1 Nights
Rabat
3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L

  • Single supplements & Group discount are available upon request
  • Children fare ( please see our terms & conditions )

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