Morocco family tour from Tangier 9 days
Morocco family tour from Tangier overview :
9 day Morocco family tour from Tangier cover some of the amazing imperial cities in Morocco such as Rabat , Fes , Meknes and Marrakech crossing the blue pearl of Chefaouen. On this tour from tangier, you will find extensive information on the main sights, history and other facts of these cities, as well as an informative introduction to the country of Morocco. This 9 days cultural tour from tangier includes a camel trekking trek out to the Oasis in the Sahara desert, where you will spend the night in Berber tents under a night sky full of starts.
Morocco family tour from Tangier highlights :
Explore the medina of Fes.
Visit Monuments in Rabat and Meknes.
Discover the Roman ruins in Volubilis.
Visit the medina of Marrakech.
Drive through Tizi n Tichka Pass 2260 meters altitude in the High Atlas Mountains.
Visit UNESCO World Heritage site Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
Explore the UNESCO world heritage site of the Taourirt Kasbah and Film Studios in ouarzazate.
Drive along the Valley of the Roses and the road of 1001 Kasbahs.
Take a short walks in Dades and Todra Gorges.
Camel trekking across the dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga sahara desert.
Spend the night in a Berber camp.
9 days Morocco family tour from Tangier itinarary :Day 1:
TANGER – CHEFCHAOUEN
Arrival at the airport or the port of Tangier and transfer to the blue pearl of Morocco (Chefchaouen) through the Rif mountains and Tetouan to enjoy the views of the beautiful landscapes , until you reach Chefchaouen one of the stunning villages at the foot of the Rif mountains, overnight in hotel.Day 2:
CHEFCHAOUEN – ASSILAH – RABAT
After breakfast we begin the visit of Chauen which welcomed the Muslim refugees of Granada in 1492 or after the expulsion from Spain in 1648, so it has many similarities with Andalusian villages, white and blue houses, medina steep on the back of the mountain and Andalusian patios. Then we will go to Assilah which is a beautiful and quiet town on moroccan coast. Free time to stroll through its medina of white houses with artistic murals. In the afternoon we will go to Rabat the capital of the kingdom .Day 3:
RABAT – MEKNES – VOLUBILIS – MOULAY IDRISS – FEZ
After breakfast we will visit the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, the striking and suggestive Kasbah of the Oudayas, and the walls of the Mechouar that surround the Royal Palace. Departure to Meknes, chosen by Sultan Moulay Ismail as its imperial capital at the end of the 17th century. The city was built with 20 gates, more than 50 palaces and 15 kilometers of ramparts surrounding it. After lunch, stop to visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis, with its mosaics and temples. Finally, we will arrive to Fez.Day 4:
FEZ – GUIDED TOUR WITH LOCAL GUIDE.
After breakfast, we will start the guided tour of the medina, one of the largest walled cities in the world. Founded in 790 AD, we find ourselves somewhere between the Middle Ages and today. We will explore the narrow streets full of shops with fresh fruit, lots of spices, berber carpets and many other objects of Moroccan art. We will visit the Royal Palace, potters and tanners and then visit the oldest university in the world (before even Oxford or the Sorbonne). Later we will have lunch in a typical restaurant in the center of the medina. After lunch we will complete the visit to the medina and return to the hotel.Day 5:
FEZ – AZROU – ZIZ VALLEY – MERZOUGA ERG CHEBBI
Departure after breakfast from Fez to Ifrane by crossing the forest of cedars in Azrou, where we will stop to see and take pictures with the monkeys that live there. Then we will go to Medilt to have lunch. Then we will drive by the Valley of Ziz where we will make a stop to see the palmgrove and the villages that are in this valley. We will cross Errachidia, Arfoud and Rissani to reach Merzouga (Erg Chebbi). After a cup of tea, we will ride camels for 1 hour and 30 min, to enjoy the breathtaking view of the sunset over the great sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. After a delicious dinner, you will have the opportunity to attend a show of traditional Berber music . You watch the stars and the crescent moon in the breathtaking Sahara desert. We will spend the night in a traditional nomad tent at the sahara desert of Merzouga.Day 6:
MERZOUGA – RISSANI – ERFOUD – TODRA GORGES – DADES GORGAS
Before sunrise, our camel guide will wake you up before the sun rising above the horizon. We will start the camel ride back and on the road we will pause to enjoy the view of the sunrise. Upon arrival at the hotel, we will be able to have shower and breakfast. We leave for Rissani to visit the mausoleum of Moulay Ali chref the founder of the Alaouit dynasty and then we will go to Arfoud to visit the fossilized marble factory before continuing to Touroug to visit ancient underground irrigation And then we will arrive to the valley of Todra where we will have lunch and to make a guided tour in the palm grove and the Jewish quarter. Then we will go to the throats. The river Todra has formed a gorge of enormous vertical walls and of great beauty; Is the climbers’ paradise and a unique place. We will hike for half an hour to see the Gorges with ease. In the afternoon we will continue towards the Dades Valley passing through Boumalne. We will reach the Dades Gorges with several stops to take pictures.Day 7:
DADES GORGES – VALLEY OF ROSES – OUARZAZATE – KASBAH AIT BEN HADOU – MARRAKECH
After breakfast, we will take a short walk in the gorges of Dades before the departure of Marrakech. The gorge is a wonderful site, and you will be able to take many pictures of the ancient Kasbahs and villages. We will follow the Valley of Dades for El Kelaa Magona, the Valley of the Roses and the way of the thousand kasbahs. We will visit Ouarzazate and make a stop for lunch in the village of Ait Benhadou. We will have time to explore the famous site protected by UNESCO, which appears in many films such as Gladiator, Lawrance of Arabia, and many more. Then we will head through the breathtaking landscapes of the Tichka to reach Marrakech.Day 8:
: MARRAKECH – GUIDED TOUR WITH LOCAL GUIDE.
We will start the guided tour with a local guide to the old town of Marrakech, called the “Jewel of Morocco” and the “Pearl of the South” – includes the Koutoubia Mosque, richly decorated tombs of the Saadien dynasty; The palace of Bahia and the Koranic Madrasa. After lunch, continue your visit to Jamaa El Djema Square, famous for its frenetic outdoor entertainment, and the lively Medina with its colorful souks or markets and ending with the Majorelle garden.Day 9:
TRANSFER TO MARRAKECH AIRPORT
Depending on the time of your flight we will take you to Menara airport, to connect with your return flight.
What’s included in 9 days Morocco family tour from Tangier ?
English speaking driver.
Pick up and drop off at your hotel.
Air conditioned minibus or 4×4 jeep.
Dinner & breakfast are included at the hotel in Chefchaouen.
Dinner & breakfast are included at the hotel in Rabat.
Dinner & breakfast are included at the riad in Mararakech.
Dinner & breakfast are included at the hotel in Dades gorges.
Dinner & breakfast are included at the hotel in Fes.
Dinner & breakfast are included in the sahara desert camp.
Camel trekking & overnight in a private nomad traditional tent.
Shower facilities are available.
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