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6 Days History tour itinerary for morocco: Enter The Gateway To Africa

Chefchaouen, Fez, Marrakech, Merzouga, Ouarzazate, Tangier

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Enter The Gateway to Africa

Camel ride in the sand

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Go discover the blue city Chefchaouen, Fez, and the Sahara Desert in Merzouga. Experience the desert life and walk across the sand dunes. Pass through beautiful gorges on your way back from the desert.

DAY 01

TANGER - CHEFCHAOUEN - FEZ

  • During the first day of your trip, meet us at the airport. Drive through the Rif mountains passing by Tetoun city to enjoy the views of the beautiful mountains till we get to Chefchaouan one of the most stunning towns in the feet of Rif mountains. Chefchaouen Medina has a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants and cafes.

  • Continue the journey towards Fez and spend the night in traditional Moroccan riad with dinner. 

DAY 02

EXPLORING FEZ - IFRANE - MIDELT

  • Begin the morning exploration after breakfast of fes Medina.You will visit many hidden treasures that are well kept secrets of the town. Fez served as the capital of Morocco for more than 350 years and is home to the University of Al Karaouine- the oldest operating University in the world.

  • Follow the guide to Moulay Idriss mausoleum, the Nejjarine Fountains and the Tanneries.

  • About 1:00 pm, drive south to Ifrane and Azrou through the Middle Atlas mountain where you will have the opportunity to see monkeys in their natural habitats..

  • Arrive in Midelt and stay overnight in a fancy hotel with dinner.

DAY 03

MIDELT - RISSANI - MERZOUGA DESERT AND CAMEL TREKKING

  • Start the morning after breakfast by travelling through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass. Cross the magnificent Ziz gorges carved through volcanic rocks. Enjoy the views of high Atlas plateau and the scenery.  The surroundings reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia.

  • Continue journey through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga at the end of the day.

  • Get a warm welcome with a glass of mint tea and ride your camel to see the sunset in the middle of the highest sand dunes in Morocco.

  • Stay overnight at our desert camp.

DAY 04

MERZOUGA DESERT - TODRA GORGE - DADES VALLEY - OUARZAZATE

  • Wake up to meet your camel guide early in the morning to watch a beautiful sunrise. 

  • Do a camel back ride to the village of Merzouga. En-route you won’t fail to appreciate the unique beauty of the spectacular Erg Chebbi sand dunes – changing with the light as the day progresses.

  • Have breakfast and leave to see Rissani, Tinghir and Todra gorges – the highest, narrowest gorges in Morocco.

  • Follow lunch by continuing your journey to Dades and Roses Valley and arrive in Ouarzazate (the Hollywood of Africa).

  • Reach the accommodation: a fancy traditional guesthouse with dinner and breakfast arrangements.

DAY 05

OUARZAZATE - AIT BEN HADDOU KASBAH - MARRAKECH

  • Drive to the famous Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah- the largest Kasbah in Morocco.

  • Continue journey through the majestic Tizi ‘n’ tichka pass (2,260 m) over the high Atlas mountains.

  • Visit the Argan Oil Cooperative and other picturesque sites.

  • Relish lunch in the heart of the mountains.

  • Arrive in Marrakech late in the afternoon.

  • Explore the famous square (Jamaa Lafna) in the free time.

  • Stay overnight in Riad in the Medina with dinner and breakfast arrangements.

DAY 06

DRIVE TO THE AIRPORT

  • Explore the best of Marrakech in your free time. 

  • Drive to the airport. 

  • 600 EUR Per Adult
  • Pick up and drop off from your hotel.

  • Transportation arrangements.

  • Experienced English speaking driver/guide.

  • Camel trek to reach the desert camp (1 camel per person).

  • Accommodation in hotel / riad / desert camp in desert tents.

  • 1 night in the Sahara desert dunes with dinner and breakfast.

  • Drinks and lunch.

  • Plane ticket to and from Morocco.

  • Tips and extra expenses. 

Cost will vary based on:

  • The season when you travel

  • The number of people travelling- more travellers, less cost per person.

  • The number of days you want to be on tour.

  • We usually provide mid-range accommodation in 3 and 4 star riads and/or hotels, however luxury or budget hotels can also be arranged.

  • One way or return travel- round trips cost less.

Payments:

  • Bookings are confirmed on receipt of a 25 % deposit.  At your request, we will send an invoice with payment details.

  • Deposits can be paid via direct bank transfer or through Western Union. The balance can be paid in cash (Euro or Dollars or Moroccan Dirham) to the driver on commencement of the tour.

  • You can pay the balance by credit card or direct bank transfer but this will incur a 4% fee.   

  • Please refer to information about tipping when considering the total cost of your tour.

Chefchaouen, Fez, Marrakech, Merzouga, Ouarzazate, Tangier

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