This tour will make you surely change the meaning of travel, your mood and even your motivation. Imagine how happy you will be when you find out that you’ve discovered the entire Morocco in a certain days.
This North to South Morocco Cultural Tour will enable you to discover the entire Morocco and the must see sites and you'll be driven through good roads and even off-roads. After you jump off from the ferry we'll meet up to start at the famously decadent Tangier, with its Europe-facing Medina to the nearby Chefchaouen with its gorgeous blue-painted Medina. Head south to Fes and west to Rabat via Meknes.
From Rabat we will follow up the Atlantic Coast to Sidi Ifni where we wind eastward to Erg Chigaga, the largest desert in Morocco where you’ll surely choose to drift off to sleep while watching the twinkling stars in mid of an awesome stretch of golden sand sea after dinner. Wake by dawn to watch the sun starting its daily arc with a cool blue morning sky as it replaces the Sahara shadows just before becoming a glowing ball of fire.
Exit the desert northwest along a series of crumbling Kasbahs and Ksours line the road in the Sahara villages to the gigantic rock walls of Todgha Gorges. Arriving to Bin Elouidane via Imilchil and across the Middle Atlas Berber Villages. At your 14th day tour you will head to Marrakech via the spectacular Cascades d’Ouzoud with their amphitheater of waterfalls falling into the pools in a lush valley that remains invisible till the last moment.
Note: Ideally arriving by ferry across the strait of Gibraltar to feel the thrill of crossing from Europe to Africa.
start this tour from the gateway of Europe to Africa, Tangier named for the
goddess Tinge, and the lover of Hercules, who mythically pulled Europe apart
from Africa to form the Strait Gibraltar. A dramatic drive takes you through La
Montagne over a pine-covered headland to the Cap Spartel Lighthouse that lies
just 14km west of Tangier. 5km further you’ll get to Grottes d’Hercule where
you’ll have much-photographed view from within the mythical dwelling cave of
Hercules that resembles a map of Africa. Back to the Medina where you’ll spend
a few hours Meandering down the alleyways, within its 15th century Portuguese
fortress walls to visit the Kasbah Museum of Mediterranean Culture. Wander up
St Andrew’s Church for a spot of gravestone reading, then take in the latest
art exhibition at center culturel Ibn Khaldoun.
Do not panic the guide will show you the must-see sites! With your private Fes born and bred guide you will have the opportunity to discover the ancient breeding ground for scholars and artisanas and the largest medina of the world. Your will see the America Fondouk, Nejjarines, the Tanneries, the Medersa (Theological college) and Karaouine the first established university in the world. Your guide will shed light on many tales and 1200 years of history of this UNESCO-protected Medina. When you finish your visit of the medina we will drive you out of Fes to have a delicious house-made food in Lalla Fatiha’s place in Sefrou.
This morning with no rush we head South of Bin Elouidane, around 167km from Marrakech to the most spectacular Cascades d’Ouzoud with their amphitheater of waterfalls falling into the pools in a lush valley that remains invisible till the last moment. The view only gets better as you walk down into the cool of the canyon and in the late-afternoon arching rainbow appear in the mist around the falls. At the bottom, and for a memorable short enjoyable hike you can walk further along the riverbed, Barbary Apes clamor for attention, To reach the picturesque and fascinating Tanaghemlt, a Berber village that connected by semi-undergrounding passages. For longer treks, follow the course of the river valley to the Gramâa Nakrouine caves.
Today, with your private Marrakech born and bred guide, you embark exploring the Red City from its old part with
its Medina’s skinny lanes that leads to lavish sites, tombs and religious
monuments decked out in marble. Bahia and El-Badii Palace and Saadien’s Tombs
will be your targets. Afterward, you driver/Tour Guide will pick you up for the
outside medina visit to explore the Majorelle garden, Museum Saint Laurent,
Berber Museum. While in Marrakech you will surely encounter thousands of
motorcyclists and horse-carts roaming in the city and some of them pull over
next the vast square of Jemaa El-Fnaa where it’s carnival night every
night and musicians, acrobats, storytellers and slapstick acting troupes tap
into the Medina frenetic pulse.
Airport ShuttleOur Morocco Cultural Tour comes to an end today, we hope that you spent a good time with us. Pleae note three hours before your departing, your driver will pick you up to the Airport.
Morocco Social Impact Travel exists to authentically connect you, not only to Morocco’s incredible destinations. We want you to touch and feel the good quality of our local families home-cooked meals and to taste the ras el hanout and the saffron and more other commonly used spices in our Delicious local & seasonal cuisine, such as seven vegetable Couscous, flavorful Tagines & creative soups & vegetables, plus Tanjia and Rfisa, mint tea and pistachios. Plus, enjoy a hands-on cooking class so you can impress friends & family back home.
Note: Jain, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal and Kosher food options on request. Simply let our Customer Support team know the food option that you prefer.
While in Morocco we are pleased to support the wonderful work of Ennajah Association and Chabab Time, two nonprofit organizations. the first one based in Zagora and aims to create sustainable development in community through The Fight Against School Dropouts of girls by providing transportation and providing water for the population ...
The second one is based in Rabat but works all over Morocco and aims to motivate young people to actively participate in Public life. We may also pick a local Berber school to donate supplies & small toys, spreading joy in simple ways, and giving a bit back to the local people of the area.
Last but not least, we want you to have the opportunity to give back, to support vulnerable families in meaningful ways. To build authentic connections and know that your visit matters. That when you leave, you’ll take carpets and Argan oil and lanterns and photographs and memories, but you’ll also leave a mark that made a difference.
We, in Morocco Social Impact Travel « MSITravels », care about our customers and their comfort. Thus, we offer different kind of transportation depending on the number of travelers and the chosen tour. E.g. if the tour is off-road we will offer a 4 wheels drive car for each 4 customers maximum. Otherwise we have 7 seats Minivan, Minibus for 17 travelers and Coach for more than 17 travelers.
⋎ Eng, Fr or Spanish-speaking professional driver/tour guide
⋎ Shuttle from and to the Airport
⋎ Accommodation: 16 nights
⋎ City Guide: Marrakech and Fes medina guided tours
⋎ Meals: 17 Breakfast, 4 Lunch with local families, 7 Dinner
⋎ Private Transportation: minivan or 4WD, camel
⋎ Air-conditioned vehicle
⋎ Visit to women's cooperatives
⋎ Toll road fees, fuel charges and all taxes
⋎ Transport Insurance
× Travel Insurance
× Entrance fees to historical monuments
× Additional services
× Anything not mentioned in ‘included’
Price varies by group size
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