: 1N Casablanca - 2N Tangier - 2N Fes - 2N Marrakesh
This tour, in addition to the Classic Imperial Cities loop (Rabat, Meknes, Fes and Marrakech) offers to the participants the opportunity to touch with their hand the cultural results of the mix of Spanish and Arab culture in the North of Morocco. This phenomenon was due to the invasion on the land of North Africa by the hundreds of thousands of Spanish Muslims driven out of Spain by the Catholic King on the XVI century. This people, returned to their homeland after more than 7 centuries, brought with them their culture, totally Spanish with the exception of the religion. This part of the tour touches the cities of Tangier and Chefchaouen. The program visit also Marrakech and end in Casablanca.
Day 01 : Airport Med V - Casablanca
Landing in Casablanca Airport reception and meeting with our Tour Escort, upon arrival explorethe Anfa Area , cornice famous by its restaurants , cafés , mall (Morrocco Mall ) and nightlife than visit the inside of the fabulous Hassan II giant mosque, one of the largest of world, the outside designed by the French architect Michel Pinseau. Situated on a promontory looking out to the Atlantic, which can be seen through a gigantic glass floor with room for 25,000 worshippers. Its minaret is the world tallest at 210 meters. It is an enormous architectural masterpiece and the second largest religious building in the world. The Mosque of Hassan II’s promontory offers lovely views overlooking Casa in the residential then short stop in front of Rick’s Cafe. Then take the road towards the old medina and pass Mohammed V`s and united nation square, the main focal points of Ville Nouvelle, Casablanca new town. See French architecture complemented with Moorish design in Place Mohammed V, the protectorate square. Pass by the prefecture, law courts, central post office and cultural centers.Check in, diner and accommodation in your hotel.
Day 02 : Casablanca - Rabat - Tangeir
After breakfast, departure to Rabat visit of the Imperial Town of Rabat:Visit the Hassan tower, which stands on the hilloverlooking the Wadi Bou Regreg. It is a giganticmosque, emblematic of Rabat and famous for itsunfinished minaret wherestorksnest. Nextdoor, visit the beautiful Mausoleum of Mohammed V decorated with stained glass windows, white marble and a wrought-iron entrywaywith a stairwayleading to an impressive dome. Also on the listis Ville Nouvelle. The new town has wide boulevards, open green spaces and avenues linedwithresidential blocks, a railroad, the PARLMENT, BANK AL MAGHREB… Then have a walk into the former ex-pirate citadels and fortress of Salé Kasbah des Oudayas. OP Lunch at Marina Sala , after Lunch continuation to theto the beautiful Andalu town of Tangierguarding the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier has for centuries been Europesgateway to Africa. Itsblend of cultures and influences is unique in Morocco via Spartel capeat the extremeNorth-West of Africa, the connectionbetweenMediterraneansea& The Atlantic Ocean. Check in, diner and accommodation in your hotel
Day 03 : Tangeir
After breakfast, meet with your guide you will start your day with a city overview at the vantage point of the Colline de Bella-Vista. Then, drive to see the Grand Succo, a popular nighttime square close to the Mosque of SidiBouAbib and the link between Ville Nouvelle and the medina. Enter the medina at Rue Es-Siaghinie, the busiest part of this Roman medina lined with cafes and bazaars, a Spanish church, jewelers ‘shops and an arts center displaying works depicting Tangier’s social history. Walk Petit Socco, which was once the heart of the medina where businesspersons and bankers frequented cafes, hotels, casinos and cabarets that have relocated to Ville Nouvelle. Move on to visit the Grand Mosque, built on the site of a Portuguese cathedral. OP lunch, take a break and experience Tangier’s cafe scene at the Cafe de Paris, a popular meeting place for Tangier residents, a former favorite of Paul Bowles and other famous foreigners diner and accommodation at the hotel
Day 04 : Tangeir - Chefchaouen - FES
Breakfast , departure to Tetouan, a niceseatownfacing the MediterraneanSea, and one of the mostrepresentativetown of the socalled Morocco Andaluso. The visitwill focus on his Medina, UNESCO World Heritage Site. UnlikeanyotherMoroccan Medina, Tetouanoffers a unique perspective on the multiculturalhistory of northern Morocco and, because of its relatively small size; it offers visitors a chance to explore withoutgettinghopelesslylost. Then reach the very bleu town of Chefchaouen. Have a walk around the townwithitswhitewashedwallsoriginallydecorated in this style by Jewish immigrant. The Medina is the focal point of interest for mostvisitors to Chefchaouen. OP Lunch at a local restaurantAfter lunch visit the waterfall (Ras el Maa) to the east of the medinais a meeting point for local residentswho come to cool off, chat and do their laundry (including carpets on sunny Sundays).Continuation to FES, check in, diner and overnight
Day 05 : FES
Breakfast. , the wholedaywillbedevoted to the sightseeing of Fes, the mostancient of the Imperial citiesfounded in the 8th century by Moulay Idriss II. Visit the following sites on a route thattakesyouthrough the medinastartingwiththe oldJewish Quarter .The 14th Century Palace Gates of the King – The Royal Palace in Fes is one of the oldest and largest in Morocco. Thenvisit of the medieval MedinawithTanner QuarteritsBouannaniaMederasa the Nejjarinefountain, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum, and the KaraouineMosque, AttarineMederassa, Lunch at local palace or Riad ,Afternoonpanoramicvisit of new Fes.back to yourhoteldinner and overnight
Day 06 : FES - Marrakech
After breakfast, head for Marrakech. En route, visit IFRANE ordered and modern, it feels more like Switzerland relocated to the Middle Atlas than North Africa. Its clean air, scrubbed streets and leafy after visit continuation to BeniMellal, a town surrounded by orange and olive groves. Op enjoy a traditional Berber lunch in BeniMellal. Located at the foot of the Middle Atlas Moutains, BeniMellal is on the edge of the great Tadla Plain where cereals are cultivated. In the 13th centuryBeniMellal stood on the border between the kingdoms of Fes and Marrakech, which were the objects of dispute between the Merinid and Almohad dynasties. In 1680MoulayIdriss built a kasbah in BeniMellal. Check in, diner and overnight
Day 07 : Marrakech
After breakfast, full day Marrakech city tours: Explore the intriguing history of Majorelle Garden, learning about its French-influenced architecture and connection to iconic designer Yves Saint Laurent. Then head to olive groves and orchards of Menara Garden after gardens short stop in front of KoutoubiaMinaret the largest mosque in Marrakech. It is famed especially for its magnificent minaret of the oldest of the three great Almohad Minarets remaining in the world, Lunch in a local traditional restaurant, after lunch visit of the Bahia Palace, and continue to Djemaa El-Fna Square, Unesco declared the Djemaa el-Fna a ‘Masterpiece of World Heritage’ in 2001 also a square and market place in Marrakesh’s medina quarter. By day it is largely filled fortune tellers, storytellers, snake charmers and all kind of entertainer. It is also known for its perpetual colorful and grandiose bustle. Diner Accommodation at the hotel.
OP Typical dinner under Caidal tents at the famous Chez Ali“restaurant, enhanced by the performance of several folkloric troupes representing different Moroccan regions.
Day 08 : Marrakech - Casablanca Airport
Free time on the morning and departure to Casablanca airport,Assistance for check in.