Reception at the port, airport, or hotel. We will drive through the Rif Mountains and the White City Tetouan to enjoy the scenery of the beautiful mountains until we reach Chefchaouen, a beautiful Spanish style village in the foothills of the Rif. Visit the medina, which is full of many craft shops, restaurants, and coffee shops where you can spend the night, enjoy the fresh air of the Rif Mountains, and be surrounded by the beauty of nature. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight at one of the many lovely restaurants and hotels.
After breakfast, your journey will start to Volubilis through Ouazan and other villages of the Rif Mountains (about 3 hours driving time). We will discover the Volubilis ruins, which are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site (visit for 1 ½ hours), and continue to Meknes, where we stop for lunch and explore the huge historic walls of the medina, Bab El Mansour, and enjoy a tour of the sanctuary of Moulay Ismail. After visiting Meknes we head directly to Fez where you will spend the night.
In the morning, your guide and driver will take you on a tour of the medina ramparts (2 hours). First, you will visit Fes El Jadid (14th century section), the Jewish quarter (Mellah), and the famous tour of the royal palace. Then, we continue to the Borj Nord for a panoramic view and end your outside tour in the pottery section, where you will visit the artisans making mosaics and tiles. Later, you can explore, with an expert, the old medina called Fes El Bali (9th century section). You will visit one of the famous Madrassa (Quranic school) of the 14th century, the tanneries, the Najjarine (Carpenters) Souk, the Nejjarine Fountain and Fondouk, and the mausoleum of Moulay Idriss II, the founder of Fez. Enjoy lunch in a Moroccan restaurant.
The tour starts with an early departure from Fez to Merzouga via the Middle Atlas Mountains. Enjoy a nice drive through Berber villages. Stop in the beautiful city of Ifrane (known as "Moroccan Switzerland "), continue to Azrou, the famous cedar forest where you can see the monkeys, and pause in Midelt city, where you can have lunch. After lunch, we continue to Arfoud through Ziz Valley (a nice panoramic view with scenery of the oasis). On the drive from Arfoud to the dunes, you will see some nomadic Berber tribes. Arrive in Merzouga, where the camels are waiting for you for an adventurous ride to see and admire the magical moment of the sunset. You will enjoy your dinner with Berber folklore in the open air and you will sleep in a traditional Berber tent.
|Duration:||7 Day / 6 Night|
|lOCATION:||Tangier - Chefchaouen - Midle Atlas - Fez - Merzouga - Marrakech|