15 Days tour from Tangier to Marrakech
DAY 1: TANGIER – ASILAH
15 days tour from Tangier , Our assistant will be waiting for you at the airport or in the port of Tangier. We begin our route towards Asilah, we will be during the morning to know the city of Tangier. Known as «the door of Africa», one of the most vibrant, mysterious and interesting cities of Morocco (visit to Cafe Hafa). We headed to Asilah, before making a visit to the Hercules Caves.
According to legend, this is where the mythical figure of Hercules rested after performing his 12 tasks. The entrance to the cave faces the Atlantic, and are flooded during high tides. The views that its interior offers are quite an experience.
Arrival in Asilah, a small coastal town, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in the north of Morocco, with its small medina characterized by the blue houses and the walls decorated with colorful drawings.
DAY 2: ASILAH – RABAT
We will have breakfast, we leave in the morning towards Rabat, known as the City of Gardens. It is the administrative capital of Morocco. It is, at the same time, a modern and traditional city, a dynamic mixture of ancestral and modern culture. Surrounded by colorful hillsides and mountains. The city, in itself, is elegant, with its harmonious gardens, its luxury shops, its shops and flowers. Free time to know the city.
DAY 3: RABAT – CASABLANCA
Breakfast and departure on the Atlantic, towards Casablanca, economic capital of the country. You will have all day to know the great city of Morocco, and the famous mosque of Hassan II, one of the highest temples in the world and the few that allows visiting non-Muslim tourists.
DAY 4: CASABLANCA – ESSAOUIRA
After breakfast, we went along the Atlantic, enjoying a beautiful coastal landscape to the city of Essaouira. Accommodation in Riyadh and free time to explore the city. Essaouria is a World Heritage Site, maintains the charm and authenticity of a land lost in time.
This is where the Mediterranean ends; the last walled fortification on the Atlantic shores. The bay of Essaouira, bathed by the waves of the islands of Mogador, is a paradise for fans of wind sports.
DAY 6: MARRAKECH – MARRAKECH
Guided or free day (depends on you), to continue describing the numerous corners that make up the city; One of the 4 imperial cities of Morocco. Famous for possessing numerous monuments recognized as World Heritage, and its well-known Jemaa el Fna square.
You can visit its different and characteristic neighborhoods, the modern city; Guéliz, Hivernage, Palmeraie, Mellah (the Jewish Quarter) or let yourself be carried away by the sinuous streets of the Medina, until the Jmaa el Fna square, scene of endless outdoor activities; jugglers, musicians, fakirs, snake charmers, minstrels … that awaken all your senses, with its multiple sounds, aromas, flavors and colors that characterize it.
Accommodation in riad.
DAY 7: MARRAKECH – OUZOUD WATERFALLS – MARRAKECH
Departure at 8 a.m. for the most famous waterfalls in Morocco, located near a village with the same name. Its impressive 100-meter-high mountains are what give strength to the waters of El-Abid. We will go through different towns, enjoying their life and landscapes.
Once we get to the Cascades they will have free time to enjoy nature (it is common to find small monkeys). We will eat at the chiringuitos with views of the fantastic waterfalls and if we have heat, the traditional dip in the river, we will not be the only ones.
Return in the afternoon to Marrakech and transfer to your Riad.
DAY 8: MARRAKECH -TIZI N-TISHKA – THE GORGES OF DADES
Departure from Marrakech passing through the High Atlas crossing the Tizi N’tichka Pass, on the slopes of the mountains you will see Berber villages and farms. We will continue to Ouarzazate Hollywood in Africa, and then along the road of the Mil-Kasbahs, from here we will take a track through which you will have the opportunity to appreciate the tranquility of the mountains inhabited by Berber nomads, you will discover a new sense of everyday life.
Arrival at the impressive Garganta del Dades.
DAY 9: GORGES OF DADES – GORGES OF TODRA -MERZOUGA
After a rich breakfast at the hotel. We leave for Merzouga crossing the Gorges of Todra, where you can take a pleasant walk between its imposing canyon of walls of more than 200 meters of altitude, until the exit towards the desert through the palm grove of Tafilalet. Arrival at the hotel at the foot of the dunes, where you can walk through the fine sand of Erg Chebbi, relax and enjoy this impressive landscape. At night, you will taste a delicious Moroccan dish.
Accommodation in a room at the hotel.
DAY 10: MERZOUGA – DAKAR TRACKS – ERG CHEBBI
After breakfast we will leave, with our 4×4 to start the tour through the dunes Erg Chebbi, desert region populated with sand: Among the numerous stops that await you, we will discover how and where nomadic families live in the area, wild oases in the middle of nothing, spectacular landscapes and small desert towns, palm groves, etc.
Inevitable stop on our way through the town of Khamelia, people from Mali, who will make us enjoy a beautiful concert of Gnawa music, while we savor a delicious tea.
Then we return to the hotel, where our dromedaries await us to depart on a route of an hour and a half, breaking through dunes, until we reach the heart of the desert to contemplate the beautiful sunset. Sheltered by the Great Dune, and enjoying the music of the drums, dinner and a delicious Berber tea, you can contemplate the immense sky of stars and sleep in nomadic Haimas.
DAY 11: MERZOUGA – ZIZ VALLEY – MIDELT
We have to get up early, so as not to miss the spectacular sunrise. Climb on your dromedaries to make another route back to the hotel. After a rich breakfast and shower, we continue our way to Rissani.
Where we will walk through what is known as the most authentic and traditional souk in Morocco, and the largest in the south of the country, where it is traded with all kinds of handicrafts, food and animals. We continue via Erfoud, the ancient gate of the desert, a city famous for the work of fossils, crossing the impressive Ziz Valley, with its more than 18,000 palm trees, until we reach Midelt. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 12: MIDELT – MEKNES – FES
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Fez through Meknes, where we will visit the famous Roman ruins of Volubilis. Then we continue our way to Fez and dedicate the rest of the day to discover the city.
DAY 13: FEZ – FES
Excursion, guided or free day (it depends on you) to know Fez; Another of the 4 imperial cities. In Morocco it is considered as the religious and cultural center of the country. Its university, famous for the study of Arabic and the Muslim religion, is a point of passage for many Moroccan students.
You will have time to walk and know its different neighborhoods, the new zone or Fès el-Jdid, where you will find the Mellah (the Jewish quarter), the Ville Nouvelle (New Town), the French zone in the northwest of the city and, of course, Fez the -Bali, the old area, inside the walls.
You can walk through its streets and feel how it transports you to past worlds in which potters, forgers, artisans and donkeys loaded with merchandise from different origins coexist with tourists who travel through its labyrinthine streets. Also famous for the souk of the tanners, you can be part of the artisan procedure of medieval roots through which they can give those vivid colors to the leather. Accommodation in Riyadh.
DAY 14: FES -CHEFCHAOUEN
We breakfasts in the Riad, we left in the morning towards Chefchaouen Charming little town that is located in the foothills of the Tisouka and Megou mountains, of the Cordillera del Rif, which rise above the town like two horns, thus giving name to the city (Chefchaouen in Berber means: «look at the horns»)
City with very little traffic of cars, where you can breathe a clean and fresh air that invites you to stay to discover the beauty of the place and its surroundings.
DAY 15: CHEFCHAOUEN – TANGIER
Free time until the right time to leave for Tangier and transfer to the port or airport and end of our 15 days Tour Tanger Marrakech.