Depending on your way of transportation ( by ferry or airplane) ; upon arrival at Tangier our driver will pick you up, and we will start together our wonderful tour, towards our first destination of the day, Rabat, Morocco’s political and administrative capital ; a city with plenty of charm with it’s clean central beach, and an intact and evocative kasbah, and an attractive walled medina. On the road we will pass by a wonderful city famous as the main port of the Spanish protectorate in 1911, a city know by its multiculturalism as we can remark The layout of the old town is typically Moorish, while houses in the new town seem to be Andalusian in style.
When arrived at Rabat, you are going to dive into The old town, surrounded by it ramparts, the medina (old Muslim town) and the millah (Jewish quarter). also the 17th-century fortress of Casbah des Oudaïa, with a splendid 12th-century where you are going to enjoy lunch ; after a quiet stay we will resume our exploration to see Almohad gateway, an Andalusian garden, and an adjoining madrasah (religious college) that houses a museum of Moroccan art. and of course some outstanding historical structures, including the Tower of Hassān and, the mausoleum of Muhamad V. Overnight at a Riad.
after enjoying breakfast in the Riad, we are going to resume our tour towards our next destination, Morocco’s second imperial city “Meknes” , also known as the Ismaili capital, a city founded by it’s architect Sultan Moulay Ismail in the 17th century. Upon arrival you are going to visit the magnificent Bab El Mansour, and Place El Hedim, a local mini-me of Marrakesh’s popular square Djemaa El Fna. also the narrow medina streets and grand buildings .
Afterwards we are going to continue towards the oldest city of Morocco, the sacred city of Moulay Idriss, where the founder of islam in Morocco is buried . After a tour in the city and an independent lunch, we will continue towards Volubilis, a world site heritage where the roman ruins exist. In the afternoon we will continue to Fes also known as the scientific city of Morocco. Check-in at the hotel. Where you will spend the night.
After breakfast in the hotel, you will enjoy a guided tour or as we like to call it ” a back in time tour “, in the old city of fes with it’s alleys that leads to squares with exquisite fountains and streets bursting with aromatic food stands, rooftops unveil a sea of minarets, and stooped doorways reveal tireless artisans. Donkeys and mules are the only way of transportation ; leather tanneries, where men treat leather in unwholesome baths in a traditional way. Our guide will make sure you visit all important places in Fes.Overnight at a hotel.
After breakfast, unfortunately we will leave the city of Fes towards our next destination Tangier, passing by farmlands and, tiny villages before reaching out the spectacular Rif mountains with some breath-taking views.
On the way, we are going to stop by Chefchaouen beautifully perched beneath the raw peaks of the Rif, one of the prettiest towns in Morocco, an artsy, blue-washed mountain village that feels like its own world. The old medina is a delight of Moroccan and Andalusian influence with red-tiled roofs, bright-blue buildings, restored Kasbahs and, narrow lanes converging on busy Plaza Uta El Hammam, where you will enjoy lunch in a traditional restaurant with an atmospheric view over the mountains.
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