The Best of Morocco

Language English, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Price 1 150,00 EUR for excursion
Capacity Group of up to 10 people

You will see the best of Morocco in this cultural and adventure tour. In this journey you get to know this magnificent country from north to south, seeing amazing and breath-taking views, and meet the Berber people with their hospitality, friendship and tradition.

As soon as you step out of the airport, you will experience Morocco with all its colours and aromas.

This private tour will take you through several different areas, from busy cities to peaceful deserts and oasis. You will experience the very different civilizational standards from those we are used to in Europe. It’s in these differences that resides much of the fascination of this adventure.

As in all tours, we don’t want you to be a mere tourist, but a fellow traveller who wants new experiences.

Day 1

Tangier – Tetouan – Chefchaouen (140 km)

At your arrival to Tangier airport, you will meet your tour leader that will assist and prepare you for your departure to Chefchaouen, a picturesque town situated on the slopes of the Riff Mountain. Upon arrival you will have time to explore this small town. The colours and the atmosphere inside the old medina of Chefchaouen are unique.

Accommodation: Riad in Chefchaouen

Dinner: in the Riad

Day 2

Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknès (200 km)

After a good breakfast, we head south to start the day with a visit to the archaeological complex of the Roman city of Volubilis. This was the administrative centre of the Roman province of Mauritania and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage list. Then we travel to Ifrane (which means “caves” in Berber) at a height of 1700m, known as the "Little Switzerland of Africa". Finally we finish the day with our arrival to Meknès. The rest of the day will be used to visit its old Medina.

Accommodation: Riad in Meknès

Dinner: in the Riad

Day 3

Crossing the Atlas Mountain heading south:

Meknès – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Er Rachidia – Rissani – Merzouga (485 km)

After an early breakfast, we head south towards Azrou, through the Atlas cedar forest where wild monkeys can be spotted. We will make use of one of the two major historic routes that connects to the "Great South". Lunch will be on the way.

We will descend to Midelt (1520m), ErRachidia (1020m) to reach Rissani, known for its beautiful entrance gate. The day ends at the Berber village of Merzouga, the entrance of the Sahara desert. The Erg Chebbi is just 20km from the border of Algerian.

Accommodation: Kasbah in Merzouga

Dinner: in the Kasbah

Day 4

Merzouga – Rissani – Alnif – Tinghir (200 km)

After breakfast we will climb the Erg Chebbi dunes, one of the most beautiful dunes of Morocco. Lunch will be as always on the way. Having a good breakfast, we will visit and climb the Erg Chebbi, the most beautiful dunes of Morocco. Lunch as always will be on the way.

Leaving Merzouga we head northwest towards Alnif. It is the last stop before reaching Tinghir oasis that lies south of the "High Atlas" and north of "Little Atlas". The day ends with a visit of the Todra Gorges (cliffs with a maximum elevation of 300m and separated by 20 to 50m) and a stroll through its oasis.

Accommodation: Kasbah in Tinghir

Dinner: in the Kasbah

Day 5

Tinghir – Vale do Dades – Kelaa M´Gouna – Ouarzazate (170 km)

Breakfast, and then depart towards the Dades Valley, using the Route of the 1000 Kabahs. We continue to Kelaat M'Gouna in the Rose Valley, arriving at Ouarzazate, also known as the Moroccan Hollywood.

Ouarzazate is also considered the entrance gate to the desert. Lunch on the way.

Accommodation: Kasbah in Ouarzazate

Dinner: in Riad

Day 6

Crossing the Atlas Mountain heading north:

Ouarzazate – Aït-Ben-Haddou – Marrakech (240 km)

Heading north, after a nice breakfast, we arrive at Aït-Ben-Haddou that is situated on the foothills of the High Atlas, being the best known Ksar worldwide, listed as being part of UNESCO World Heritage. We will ascend the second great historic route connecting the "Great South", north bound, and crossing the Atlas passing by Tizi N'Tichka (highest point 2260m), stop to visit. Lunch on the way.

The day will end arriving at the tourism capital of Morocco, Marrakech, the 3rd biggest city in Morocco. The Riad is located near the Jemaa el Fna, one of the most animated squares of the world that will challenge your senses.

Accommodation: Riad in Marrakech

Dinner: free time for dinner

Day 7

Marrakech

After breakfast, you will have a free day, entirely dedicated to explore this magnificent city. “Lose yourself” in the ancient Medina and put your negotiating skills to the test letting yourself get conquered by the smells and colours.

Or you can just simply rest on the terraces with an overview of the square, sipping a mint tea and watching the bustle below.

Accommodation: Riad in Marrakech

Free time for lunch and dinner

Day 8

Marrakech

This day will be for resting and returning you to the airport for your flight back home.

Prices:

Price per person: 1.150 €

The group will be of a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 12 people

The tour will only take place with a minimum of 4 participants

Includes:

Accommodation in Riad and Kasbah

Meals included indicated in the program:

7 breakfasts

5 dinners

Assistance by tour leader, being one leader responsible per group of 6 people

Travel Insurance

Water supply when traveling by car

SPOT tracking system during the whole tour

Ground transportation by car or van

Excludes:

All lunches and all the meals that are not described in the program

Entry fees to monuments

Personal extras such as: drinks, telephone, internet, etc...

Extra activities

Tips

Anything else that is not discriminated as included

Flights or any other mean of transportation to the meeting point

Note: This tour can be done traveling in the opposite direction to that described above.

Start at Marrakech and end in Tangier.

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