5 Days from Tangier to Marrakech
Day 1: Tangier – Chefchaouen
Upon arrival at the port or airport of Tangier, a member of our team will greet you, If time permits, we will have a short tour around the city of Tangier and then head to Chefchaouen through the scenic landscape of the Rif Mountains.
You will arrive in Chefchouen after a two-hour drive and
check into your accommodations at Riad Assilah or similar
Day 2: Exploring Chefchaouen
After breakfast, Guided tour discovering the blue town, Chefchaouen was founded in 1471 by Jews fleeing Spain due to Spanish crusades, they settled and turning the city into a blue color which they believed it was the color of the sky that reminds them of God. and people have stuck to this blue tradition. Most of the city's residents moved to Israel after the Second World War and they left behind their heritage blue buildings. The locals and the Town government took care and preserve the city's blue flag. The aesthetic blue makes the city of Chefchaouen one of the most important tourist sites in Morocco where roads, houses, streets and everything is blue and beautiful. after the visit free time and overnight stay in Chefchaouen.
DAY 3: Chefchaouen, Volubilis, Meknes, Fes
After an early breakfast in your riad we’ll start driving to Fes via Volubilis and Meknes.
The first stop will be Volubilis, to explore a large Roman ruin where your local guide will lead you through the history of the n ruins and the mosaics that date back to the 2nd century B.C.
Then it’s on to Meknes, which was the capital during the 17th century and one of the Imperial cities of Morocco. You’ll see the famous gate of Bab Mansour, the Sahrij, the Souani basin used for irrigation and the Mouly Ismail mausoleum.
After lunch overlooking the medina, we’ll head to Fes and overnight at Riad Ahlam in the heart of the medina or similar
DAY 4: City Tour of Fes
After breakfast in your riad, our local guide will pick you up to start an explorative journey of the oldest medina in Morocco that dates back to the 9th century.
You’ll explore the narrow winding cobblestone streets of the medina, where donkeys are the main mode of transportation.
Your tour will include historical sites of the medina, including the University of Al Karaouine, the oldest university in the world started in 851 by a woman (Fatima Fhriya), the Moulay Idriss mausoleum, the Nejjarine fountains, the famous (and odiferous) tanneries, as well as the King’s Palace and the Jewish quarter where, if you like, you can visit a synagogue in the mellah.
Lunch will be in the medina. The tour ends around 3-4 p.m. at your riad.
DAY 5: Fes to Marrakech
After breakfast, drive to Marrakech through the Middle Atlas landscapes crossing Khenifra and Beni Mellal, drop off at your Accommodations in Marrakech by the early evening.
What is included:
Travel in a new air-conditioned private vehicle with a professional English-speaking driver/guide
All accommodations mentioned above including breakfasts.
All entries during the trip.
What is not included:
Drinks and tips