6 DAYS TOUR TANGIER FES
6 Days Tour Tangier Fes, Presented to you by Prime Morocco Tours.
DAY 1: TANGIER – CHEFCHAOUEN
The first day of your 6 day tour from Tangier to Fez will start by meeting you in the morning at your place of stay in the city of Tangier. After we meet you the drive will take us to the City Of Chefchaouen named the Blue Perl of Morocco, going through Nexus an old Roman site. Arriving to Chefchouen in the afternoon you will be amazed with its blue walls and beautiful doors. There you will join your place of stay and have luch before going for a walk in the city it’s amazing river, Plaza Ultra Hammam where is many shops and restaurants. The tour in the medina will take us to small and tiny squares. Then you return to your place of stay to enjoy your dinner and overnight.
DAY 2: CHEFCHAOUEN – FEZ
The 2rd day after having you breakfast in the blue city, we will depart toward Volubilis. This later is an old Roman site which represents the very southern presence of the Roman Empire. Later we stop to have lunch at the city of Meknes created by Moulay Ismail one of the first kings of the old Monarchs of Morocco, after lunch time will visit many places to name but a few: Bab Mansour a big door on the old wall of the city which will take us directly to Moulay Ismail palace. Also we will visit the Herri Es-Souani an old horses stable and granaries with the large pool. After we come to visit Meknes, we will continue our drive towards Fez, the old capital of Morocco known as the scientific capital of Morocco because of its old Karawiyin Madrassa or the oldest University in the world recognized; the city as a world heritage by UNSCO in 1981.
DAY 3: FEZ SIGHTSEEING
The 3th day will be devoted only to visit the city of Fez. After having breakfast, you will be able to visit the old still living city in the world with an official local guide who will take you into the traditional markets of the city stopping at the Royal Palace, the visit will take you to the oldest University in the world the mosque and Madrassa of Karaouine build by Fatima El Fehria in the 9th century. Your guide also will take you to visit the tomb of the city founder “Moulay Idriss the second”. Here it comes to lunch time where you will be served in a much known traditional restaurant of the Medina. In the afternoon the Najarine fountain, the old harem Garden and the batha Museum. On your way to the hotel the guide will invite you to have a panoramic look to the city and take pictures
DAY 4: FEZ – MIDELT – MERZOUGA
The voyage will continue after a tasty breakfast at the hotel in Fez Heading towards Merzouga known by its golden desert in the south east of Morocco. Through the route we will go drive by the city of Ifran; different from the other cities of the country Ifran has a European wonderful architecture surrounded by the Cedar forest; here we can stop to feed monkeys living in that forest and enjoy the fresh air. After that we will continue the route to Midelt city; located in the middle atlas; known for its apple production and the ancient mines of plumb. We will stop there for lunch time and continue the trip.the next direction will be Erfoud an oasis town in eastern Morocco, crossing the Tizi Ntalghamt a passage through the mountain that will transport you to another landscape view with deserted mountains except next the river. Arriving to Arfoud the trip we will drive directly to Merzouga stop at an auberge and leave your luggage there and ride camels to the khaima “the tent” in the desert. You will be served dinner then listen the local music with drums and dance around a campfire.
DAY 5: MERZOUGA– KHAMLIA – RISSANI – ERG CHEBBI DUNES
The morning in the desert will start very early to allow you see the sunrise and the changing of color of the golden dunes with the time. After that you will ride back camels to merzouga at hotel where you can get a fresh shower and a tasty breakfast before going in a visit to the villages surrounding Erg Chebbi dunes such as: Hassi Labied, Merdani, Khamlia andM’fis. We will meet locals on the way to Khamlia who will show you their desert fausses. On the sand you will probably encounter desert reptiles and mammals. Arriving to khamilia known as the Gnawi village, black people coming from southern countries of Africa as slaves in the past, who get integrated to the Moroccan society. The people there will be welcoming you very hospitably with a cup of tea made in the desert manner (Amazigh whiskey) and listning to their lovely spiritual Gnawi music. Leaving khamilia we will go towardsthe Algerian borders to have panoramic view to the golden dunes before having a picnic lunch under the shadow of a tree. The ride will continue visiting nomads of the region living under an Amazigh tent and taking care of their herds. On the way back to Merzouga to have dinner and sleep the night at the hotel, you will come across the volcanic rocks and the Yasmina Lake where you will be surprised with the natural postcard of the dunes surrounding the lake ( in spring)
DAY 6: MERZOUGA – FES
Your camel guide will wake you up early in the morning and you will have change to watch best sunrise of your life. Then , you’ll enjoy camel-trek back to your hotel/riad ,crossing unique dunes of Erg Chebbi – changing with the light as the day progresses.
After tasty breakfast in the local guest-house we will travel to Fes via Erfoud ,Aoufous and Errachidia along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock and through the TiziNtalghamt pass to Midelt. We will stop in Zaida to enjoy a barbecue and refresh with a glass of mint tea ,then we continue to Azrou, a Berber village in the Middle Atlas Mountains. Here we’ll stop to see the Barbarian apes in the famous Cedar forest. Then we drive to Ifrane – “the French village”, stopping for a picture and drink before we arrive to Fes ,where the tour ends.