Cross from Europe to Africa by ferry then enjoy a guided tour of Tangier before continuing on, travelling to the blue city of Chefchaouen.
Cross from Europe to Africa by ferry then enjoy a guided tour of Tangier before continuing on, travelling to the blue city of Chefchaouen. Stop in Tangier for a guided tour of the medina before continuing on to Chefchaouen for the evening. The djellaba, the traditional hooded garment worn by the men and women of North Africa, was created here. Chefchaouen is a great place to check out many of Morocco’s ancient crafts, or wander around the medina’s winding streets lined with blue-washed houses.
Enjoy a free day in Chefchaouen to explore. The city, whitewashed in different shades of blue, is spectacular on its own but with the surrounding mountains, it’s a sight to behold. Take in the view from the mountains by pre-booking the Rif Valley Mountains Hike. At sunset, opt to visit the Spanish Mosque for a stunning panoramic view of the city.
Activities in blue city
Hike to the Spanish Mosque
Take a guided gentle hike up the Rif mountainside to the Spanish Mosque for a breathtaking panoramic view of the blue city. We recommend hiking up in time to catch the sunset.
Rif Valley Mountains Hike
Lace-up your hiking boots, and trek through the scenic Rif Mountains – the perfect natural playground for adventure seekers. Hike along lush mountains, passing small waterfalls and streams en route to the Spanish Mosque for spectacular panoramic views of Chefchaouen. Continue on through the mountains, passing plantations and stopping for a traditional lunch at a local gîte. Once you reach the piste, jump in a jeep and head back to the main road to meet your driver.
Ras El Maa Visit
Take a trip to the Ras El Maa waterfall to admire the scenery and observe local life.
Spend some time meandering through the blue buildings that comprise Chefchaouen’s medina. Browse the shops and sample local delicacies at the food stalls as you wander through this compact and scenic medina.
Enjoy a toubkalrando-supported traditional lunch before taking a guided tour of the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis before continuing on to Fès. Continue through the rolling hills to the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Take a guided tour of the best-preserved Roman ruins in this part of Northern Africa, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
After, continue to the imperial city of Fès, the heart of arts and culture in Morocco.
Explore the labyrinth of streets within the famous Fès medina with a local guide. Marvel at one of the ancient tanneries and take in the view from above. Enjoy a half-day medina walking tour, with free time in the afternoon to explore more of the city. The Fès medina is the world’s largest living medieval medina and a UNESCO site. Explore the artisan quarters, sample treats from the carts, and view Fès’ famous leather tannery from above.
With free time this afternoon, opt to visit the imperial city of Meknès by pre-booking the Meknès City Tour when booking your tour
Visit of the one of the oldest city in morocco .
Fès Medina Guided Tour
Follow a local guide through the Fès medina, one of the world’s largest medinas with more than 9000 winding streets lying within 365 hectares. See buildings in the medina that date back to the 9th century; there are 350 mosques in the medina that are still in use today.
Enter through one of the great gates into the chaos. Explore the artisans’ quarters as well as the many carpenters, bakers, butchers, and spice sellers. Visit the mausoleum and the Al Qarawiyin University.
A highlight of the tour is the view of the famous Fès tannery from the balcony of a leather shop, where you can observe the men hard at work treating and dyeing the different hides. Take some time to shop for leather goods before returning to your hotel.
Transfer to Marrakech via Casablanca, stopping for lunch and some time to explore this seaside city along the way. Travel to Marrakech, stopping en route in seaside Casablanca known for its colonial and art-deco buildings. Opt to visit the spectacular Hassan II mosque and learn more about this masterpiece. Continue to Marrakech in time to start exploring the city.
Hassan II Mosque Visit
See Africa’s largest mosque and the world’s tallest minaret (210 m, 689ft) with a visit to Hassan II Mosque. Admire this massive work of art completed in 1993, and strikingly located on land jutting into the Atlantic. If you wish to experience the mosque from inside, it must be done via the guided tours that run several times a day..
Koutoubia Mosque Visit
Towering majestically over the city and the bustling Jemaa el-Fna square, the minaret of the Koutoubia Mosque stands at an impressive 77m high. Spend time strolling the grounds of the mosque, one of Marrakech’s most important landmarks.
Enjoy a medina tour with a certified city guide. Opt to visit Djemaa al Fna Square in the evening to see the gathering of musicians and street performers.
Marrakech Medina Walk
Head into the maze of tiny streets and alleyways of the ancient medina to really get a taste of everyday life in Marrakech. Shop to your heart’s content in the souk and search out spices, traditional jalabas and slippers, or the famous Moroccan lanterns. Visit the Saadian Tombs – a complex of sepulchers and mausoleums that house the remains of Saadian Sultan Ahmed Al Mansour Ed Dahb. The tombs were sealed off until their re-discovery in 1917. Tour the grounds of the Bahia Palace, marvelling at the intricate decoration, and experience the sights and sounds of the bustling Jemaa el-Fnaa square.
Depart to airport in Marrakech menara
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