11 Days in Morocco tour: Meet with your driver, then head towards Chefchaouen through the Rif Mountains and Tetouan. enjoy breathtaking views of the landscape along the way. Once in the beautiful blue city, the entire day is yours to explore on yourself. Perhaps you would like to stroll around this unique town which is decorated with a blend of white and blue buildings and surrounded by many funky arts, crafts stores, roof-top restaurants, as well as Cafés.
Today, the entire day is yours to explore the city on your own. Tucked away in the mountains. You will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of the Rif Mountains, the city is known as “The Blue Pearl” is painted in various shades of blue, a custom that dates back to the 15th century, when an influx of Jews escaping the Spanish Inquisition settled in Chefchaouen. They brought along the tradition of painting buildings blue to mirror the sky and remind them of God. After you complete the tour, then return to your hotel for the evening.
This morning, set out for the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. You will spend the morning exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting a picture of life during the Roman Empire. Moreover, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers a unique glimpse into ancient Morocco. Then, view a series of mansions, monuments and olive mills surrounded by remnants of the city’s defense walls. After lunch, in Meknes. Your guide will take you on a tour of Meknes, discover the walled city of Meknes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that rose to glory under the rule of Sultan Moulay Ismail. Additionally, view the monumental horseshoe-shape Bab Mansour gate. Once complete the tour, you will head off to Fes, the cultural and spiritual capital of Morocco.
After breakfast, begin your guided tour of the Medina, one of the world’s largest walled in cities. Enter via the Bab Boujloud, or “Blue Gate” and visit the famed Al-Bou Inania Madrasa. Explore the narrow streets lined with mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. Then, stop at the Chouara Tannery to view copper craftsmen at work in Seffarine Square. For lunch, you will eat in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the Medina. The tour ends outside the Karaouine Mosque and University, the oldest continuously functioning university in the world. Last and the not least, A visit to the Kings Palace then return to your hotel for the evening.
This will be a long and rewarding touring day. After breakfast, depart for Merzouga via the montane cedar woods of the middle Atlas Mountains, passing by Switzerland of Morocco which is Ifrane, a charming ski resort. After lunch in Midelt, continue driving to Merzouga desert via Errachidia and the lush Ziz Valley. Upon arrival in the village of Merzouga, ride a camel into the desert in order to watch the fabulous sunset over the Erg Chebbi dunes. After sunset, return to your camp for dinner and overnight.
This morning, go on a tour around the beautiful region including a visit to Nomads, lunch in a Gnaoua house with music and many more. Afterwards, depart to explore the small city of Rissani, on the edge of the Sahara. Upon arrival in Rissani, tour the lively souk and visit an 18th-century ksar. Next, pass by the ancient ruins of Sijilmasa on the River Ziz, once a bustling Berber city and medieval trade depot. After that, drive back to Merzouga for an afternoon at leisure
In the early morning, you will enjoy an amazing sunrise near your camp in the middle of the desert. After having a yummy breakfast and a refreshing shower, you will continue your tour toward Rissani. In addition to that, it is the ancient capital of Tafilalet with a large souk, particularly lively on every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. After that, we will set out to Todra Gorge through Tinejdad and Tinghir. Besides, Todra Gorge is one of the top choices of rock climbers. There, you will have free time to explore the area more deeply. You will spend the night at a hotel in Dades Gorge after a visit to todra canyon.
After breakfast in the hotel, we’ll set off from the Dades Valley towards Kalaat Mgouna and Ouarzazate. Pass by “the city of roses” which is well known for the production of rose water. Our journey will Continue to Ouarzazate, “the Hollywood of Africa”. After lunch in the famous Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, (the UNESCO heritage site since 1987) and the largest Kasbah in Morocco, Moreover, many movies have been filmed there, including The Mummy, Gladiator, … etc. thereafter, continue through the major highest pass in Africa (2260 m), over the High Atlas Mountains towards Marrakech for the night.
Following breakfast, take a morning tour of the city, the southern pearl of Morocco. Discover the Saadian Tombs, dating back to the 16th century, where Saadian royalty found their final resting place. In addition to that, your tour also includes the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque, as well as the gorgeous Bahia Palace and many other hidden treasures. After lunch, continue the tour on by walking through the medina, getting a chance to admire all the different artisans performing their craft before arriving at the Jemma el Fna Square. Finally, end the tour with an exploration of the market lined with mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco.
On the last day of 11 Days tour in Morocco and After breakfast, enjoy a free morning in Marrakech to relax and explore. You may like to visit the lovely Majorelle Gardens and Museum. Thereafter, drive to Casablanca, stop in route for lunch in a local restaurant. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and enjoy your final evening in Morocco at your convenience.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight departure.
Cedar forest, Ziz valley, Sahara desert, Ait ben haddou kasbah, High atlas mountains,…
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