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Introduction

 

From the cacophony of aromas, sights and sounds that is Fes, to the peace and tranquility of the Berber mountain villages; this tour of Northern Morocco makes a round trip from Tangier, just a short hop across The Strait of Gibraltar from Spain, staying in beautiful traditional riads with your own private driver and local guides; a perfect introduction to the magic and mystery of Morocco.

 

 

Client's Comment

 

Michelle Williams, USA

 

I want to thank you again for arranging such a wonderful vacation for us. It was one of our best trips ever. Every detail was perfectly planned and arranged. Every choice was fantastic. Our only complaint was having to return home!!!!

 

Joseph Bosnich, Australia

 

Nicola, I dont know how to thank you enough for what you did for me. My time in Andalucia and Morocco was probably the highlight of my life. All of your organization in terms of accommodation, travel arrangements and information was absolutely impeccable and made my time there so much more enjoyable. In Morocco the driver/guide was superb and I couldn’t have asked for someone better.


Jeanne McGowan, USA

 

So sorry I have not written sooner. My son and I continued traveling for another week after returning to the US and just now really had a chance to sit down to write you an email. Thank you sooooo much for what you did for us. We had an absolutely wonderful time. Everything went smoothly. All we had to do was show up. I could not have asked for more. We both love loved the hotels. So quaint and friendly. I just can't say enough good about the whole experience. It was ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL!!!!!!! Again thank you so much.

 




Dominic Monti, USA

 

Greeting from snowy New York! I just wanted to let you know that my friend and I returned to the US on Saturday after our delightful holiday. All the arrangements you made for us worked like a charm and there were no “glitches” at all. It took away the worries and enabled us to enjoy our stay in this wonderful part of the world. I definitely want to return again if I am able to.


Fes and the North of Morocco

5 Nights

 

This holiday can start on any date you request (this tour is ideal to combine with travelling from/to Spain, crossing The Strait of Gibraltar by ferry)

 

Day One - Arrive Tangier and transfer to your hotel for 1 night

 

Tangier has a history and atmosphere all of its own which stems from it being an international territory for a good part of the 20th Century; attracting many artists and writers lured by the promise of a free, cosmopolitan society.

 

Its main highlights include the busy Medina, the Kasbah with the former palace of the Sultan and its two main squares the Socco Grande and the Place de France.

 

For your first evening the best idea is to head down to the Café Paris in the Place de France a legendary café where an eclectic mix of locals and expats gather late afternoon and early evening to watch and be watched. During World War 2 when Tangier was an “International Zone” the café was a central base for agents and spies who would meet in Tangier to swap information and make deals.

 

Day Two -Transfer to Rabat for 1 night


Before leaving Tangier you will have a quick trip in the car to see the wind swept Atlantic beaches and visit the caves at the most north-westerly point of Africa, then following the coastline South until you arrive to Rabat.

 

Rabat is the administrative capital of Morocco and generally undiscovered as a tourist destination. However those who visit find a gem of a city with refreshing colonial architecture, palm lined boulevards and a quiet medina with an authentic feel.

 

More laid-back with far less hustle than Fes and Marrakesh; Rabat has a picturesque Kasbah with magnificent ocean views and here you can also see the actual palace of the King of Morocco and the minaret tower of the world’s second most important and historical mosque.

 

Day Three - Transfer to Fes for 2 nights

 

On your journey from Rabat to Fes you will first come across another of the Imperial capitals, Meknes. The city was the creation of Morocco’s most tyrannical ruler Sultan Moulan Ismail; built with over 20 gates, 50 palaces and about 45km of exterior walls.

 

After a tour and lunch in Meknes you will continue on to the Roman ruins of Volubilis which are a striking sight, visible for miles from the various bends in the approach road. This was Rome’s most remote base and all imperial roads stopped here. The ruins are exceptionally well maintained and are a stunning example of a complete Roman city.

 

Finally reaching your destination of Fes; the most ancient of all the Imperial capitals and the most complete medieval city in the Arab world. It is the spiritual home of Morocco and exists suspended somewhere between the middle ages and the modern world with nearly a quarter on the cities inhabitants still living in the extraordinary Medina.

 

Day Four - A complete personal tour of Fes

 

This morning your guide will escort you from your riad through the bustling medina of Fes. A twisting labyrinth of over 9000 tiny streets lined with ancient mosques with towering green-glazed minarets, universities, Islamic gardens, fountains and palaces.

 

The medina is a hive of activity where generations of artisans practice century old techniques within the busy modern market place.

 

This all can be overwhelming but with your guide you feel like a welcome guest as you chat with the loom ladies, take tea with the tailor and shake hands with the spice vendors.

 

You will be whisked like VIP’s to the back of a shop for a bird’s eye view over the ancient tanneries where dyers still wade barefoot in the mud pits dipping the animal hides into large cauldrons of pigment.

 

After lunch and further exploration, this afternoon you could try the relaxing Hammam baths in your hotel and later sit drinking mint tea on the roof terrace listening to the haunting sound of the call to prayer over the rooftops of Fes at dusk.

 

Day Five - Transfer to Chefchaouen in the Riff Mountains for 1 night

Today you head up in to the mountains to spend a night in Chefchaouen; the most beautiful of the Berber village hidden away in the Riff Mountain range; very similar in design to those found in the white villages of Andalucía but here many of the houses are painted blue.

 

The medina is small and compact so perfect for some exploring alone and you will surely be enticed by the aromas of fresh bread baking and spiced meat dishes slowly roasting in the communal ovens.

 

Day Six - Transfer back to Tangier and say farewell to Morocco!

 

Tips and Ideas ....

 

• From Fes you could continue on to Marrakesh via the Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert

 

• Combine this holiday with any tour of Spain or Andalucia

 

 

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What is included in the holiday

 

Accommodation

 

• 5 nights en-suite accommodation in carefully selected riads of Morocco
• Breakfast and lunch or dinner is included each day

 

Activities

 

• Guided tour of Tangier
• Guided tour of Rabat
• Visit to Volubilis Roman ruins & Meknes
• Guided tour of Fes

 

Transport

 

• You will have a private driver with luxury air conditioned car for the entire trip – airport transfers are also included

 

Plus

 

• Meeting with expert guides in the cities along the way
• You will be met at your arrival airport and escorted back to the airport on departure
• Access to our 24 hour telephone helpline if you need any assistance whilst you are in Morocco

 



5 night tour : Prices for the coming season in

 

from 1250.50 Euros *

 

 * This is the approximate price per person for  the forthcoming season based on two people sharing a standard double room.

 

Please enquire for an exact quote for your required dates and particular room requirements

Information about flights & travel to Morocco

 

We do not include flights in our holidays as our clients arrive from all corners of the globe.

 

Arrival to Tangier :

 

If you are combining this tour with Andalucia then we can book the high speed ferry from either Tarifa to Algeciras which crosses The Strait of Gibraltar to Tangier

 

There are also flights to Tangier airport - search here for the best flights from your preferred airport

 

Arrival via Fes or Rabat:

 

It is also possible to start this tour flying in to Fes or Rabat

 

Other arrival points:

 

Please contact us for detailed information about arriving to Rabat to fit with your holiday plans and travel arrangements

 

 

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