8 DAY: TANGIER ROUNDTRIP
TANGIER – TETOUAN – CHEFCHAOUEN
Arrival to Tangier, We will be at your welcome in the airport or the port to begin our 8 day tour from Tangier. We take the road to Tetouan in the Rif, The Medina of Tetouan is the ancient Islamic city in Morocco. The houses of the medina are almost all white and low. Throughout the medina, artisans such as weavers, jewelers, furriers,... etc.
Tetouan played a leading role in the Islamic period as it served as the main point of contact between Morocco and Andalusia. After the Reconquest, the city was rebuilt by Andalusian Muslim refugees who had been expelled from Spain by the decree of Philip III. Its architecture reveals the Andalusian influence. After the visit, we take lunch and we continue to Chefchaouen, Dinner and accommodation in the Riad.
CHEFCHAOUEN – AL HOCEIMA
After breakfast, you will have free time to visit Chefchaouen, a city that was founded in 1471 on the site of a small Berber population. Its original population consisted mainly of exiles of al-Andalus, Muslims and Jews, which give the old part of the city an aspect very similar to the Andalusian villages with small alleys and whitewashed houses. lime (with blue tones).
The oldest part of the city develops up the mountain, and at the highest point the springs of Ras al-Ma. The city center is Uta al-Hammam Square, where the fortress and a mosque with an octagonal tower. Another landmark in the city is the Andalusian mosque. The new city was built below the old city.
After the visit, we continue towards Oued Laou, a village of the same name as the river that rises in the Rif mountains, from there we will join a coastal road continuing to Al Hoceima National Park that we will visit then we will stop for lunch. In the afternoon we will arrive to Al Hoceima. Accommodation and overnight in the hotel.
AL HOCEIMA – NADOR – SAIDIA
After breakfast in the hotel we will depart for a tour of the city of Al Hoceima, before continuing along the Mediterranean coast to Nador, the capital of the province, about 15 kilometers in the south of the city of Melilla, Nador is located on the shores of the sea, the only lagoon on the Moroccan Mediterranean coast.
Lunch in Nador, then we always follow the Mediterranean coast, we arrive at Saidia, known as "The Blue Pearl" is a small town located in the far north of the country, on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Its population has maritime traditions, and it has one of the longest beaches of Morocco, of fine and golden sand, and benefits from a Mediterranean climate. It is an established seaside resort and has became in recent years an international tourist destination by hosting one of the most important resorts in North of Africa. Night at the hotel.
SAIDIA – OUJDA – TAZA
Breakfast at the hotel, then we will pass all the first part of the day on the beach of Saidia before continuing our way towards Oujda, a city in the north-east of Morocco with a population estimated at half a million inhabitants , located about fifteen kilometers west of the border with Algeria and about 60 kilometers south of the Mediterranean Sea, it is the capital of the Moroccan Oriental region and birthplace of the current Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Lunch in Oujda, then we continue to Taza and Oued imlil where our hotel is located at the entrance of Tazekka National Park a natural wonder between the Rif Mountains and the Middle Atlas we will have the opportunity to discover the day that follows. It is advisable to prepare good walking shoes. Accommodation at the hotel.
DAY 5 :
TAZA – FEZ
Breakfast at the hotel, the morning is dedicated to the visit of the Tazekka National Park, set up in 1950 by Visiriel decree of July 11, on an initial area of 680 hectares, the main objective of the Tazekka National Park was to protect all the existing natural resources at the top of Jbel Tazekka, but especially the cedar forest (Cedrus atlantica), which is isolated on this piton, far from other Moroccan cedars, either those of the Middle Atlas, or those of the Rif ...In the afternoon departure to Fez, Accommodation and overnight at the Riad.
DAY 6 :
FEZ – MEKNES
Day dedicated to the discovery of the city of Fez, scientific, cultural and artisanal capital of Morocco, and the oldest of the imperial cities of Morocco, Fez is the pearl of the Arab world, the place of great sensations. It has played a leading role in the Islamic world for centuries.We will visit the most famous places of this unique city: Medersa Attarine, Royal Palace, Dar El Makhzan, Bab Boujloud, Ibn Danan Synagogue, Batha Museum, Borj North .. .etc. In the afternoon, we continue towards Meknes, on the way, stop in the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis. Night at the riad in Meknes.
MEKNES – LARACHE – ASILAH
Breakfast at the riad and departure to visit Meknes, a city in northern Morocco located at the foot of the mountains of the Middle Atlas. Meknes is in the middle of a green valley in the north. Meknes is one of the imperial cities of Morocco.
We visit the royal stables, the Mellah-Jewish Quarter, the Lhdim Square and the monumental gate of Bab Mansour. Then we will continue towards Assilah via Kenitra and Larache. Accommodation in a Riad in Assilah.
DAY 8 :
ASSILAH – TANGIER
Breakfast at the riad and free time until the indicated time to transfer you to the port or airport of Tangier.In the road we will visit the cave of Hercules. Then end of our services.