Day 01: Tangier to Chefchaouen “blue town”:
We will meet you at the Port/Airport to start our Morocco Trip and drive to our destination. On our way, we will cross the Rif Mountains enjoying the wonderful views that this mountain chain has to offer. When we get to Chefchaouen, we check into our hotel. You will have a free afternoon to discover this beautiful blue town. Overnight in a local Riad or Hotel.
Day 02: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes:
Today we leave Chefchaouen and depart toward Fez travelling through many villages of the Rif mountains. We will continue our drive to Volubilis -an archaeological site and features the best-preserved Roman ruins in this part of northern Africa. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1997. We do recommend a local guide to better discover the area. Later on, we head to Meknes where we will visit the famous gate of Bab Mansour and Moulay Ismail Tombs… After lunch, we head off to Fes – spiritual capital of Morocco. Overnight will be in a local Riad in the Medina.
Day 03: Discover Fez:
After breakfast in the Riad, we meet you at the reception and start exploring the oldest city in Morocco, walking via its alleys and small streets. The walking tour of fez is divided into two parts, the internal and external side. We will start with the external part in which we will try to visit the most historical monuments: The Royal Palace gate, the Jewish headquarter, the first Melah ever built in Morocco, built during the 16th century, the pottery and Zellij tilework… Additionally, during the internal part of our walk, we will ensure to cover all sites with cultural and historical interests including the famous Al Karaouine University, the oldest in the region, the Tanneries, Attarin Museum and Moulay Idriss Mausoleum. After lunch, we carry on exploring more sites walking through the narrow alleys of this labyrinthic medina. Around 04pm we will escort you back to the hotel.
Day 04: Fez to Rabat:
Our driver/guide will meet you at the lobby upon the departure time to leave Fez for Rabat. We will drive through the new part of Fez to see the difference between of old and new parts of Fez. Our journey will take through the high-way to Rabat, which is the actual capital and one of four imperial cities in Morocco. The city is famous for domes, minarets, sweeping terraces, wide avenues, and green spaces. Once in Rabat, we will cover the main essential historical attractions such as: The picturesque Oudaya Kasbah, Hassan Tower, The Mausoleum of Mohamed V, and the Chela Necropolis where the Roman and Islamic ruins lie side by side whispering endless stories of the past centuries. When we finish with Rabat sightseeing, we check for our hotel where to spend overnight.
Day 05: Rabat – Tangier:
Around 09am after you have had your breakfast, we collect you from the hotel and drive to our destination Tangier. Before we arrive at Tangier, we shift our direction to Asilah where we take a walk through the narrow streets of the walled medina and learn about the history of the city. Admire the sweeping sea and coastal views as you stroll along the city’s paradise beach and city ramparts. Take a break from history to appreciate Asilah as a contemporary cultural center. The tourist-oriented Summer Arts Festival runs during the warmer months. Whereas nearby San Bartholomew church which was built by Franciscan priests from Northwest Spain, is a nice place to visit year-round. Have lunch in one of the local restaurants in the area. Finally, around 04 pm we collect you and drive back to Tangier. End of our services.