Sign up for the two day trip to Tétouan,Tánger and Chaouen! You will discover cities that pleasantly surprises visitors with not being overly touristy and that really display the essence of Morocco. They are considered the most authentic cities of Morocco that aren´t geared towards tourism. Many choose it because of its proximity to Europe, as a jumping off point to see the country. The cities itself have enormous charm because of its streets, its medina, its souks, its city walls, its restaurants, its neighbourhoods, and of course, its people, will make your visit a truly unforgettable experience!
North Rif Escape 2 Days
Reception by our staff at the Port of Algeciras and crossing in a speed boat (about 45 minutes) to Ceuta. Upon arrival , accommodation in coach or minibus , border procedures with Morocco and transfer to Tetouan , the capital of the " Protectorate " Spanish until 1956, and the Andalusian city of Morocco , also known as " La Paloma Blanca " . Among other attractions, we will visit : Hassan II Square , where is located the Royal Palace, the Jewish quarter or " Mellah " , the berber souk and Medina .
At noon, lunch at a typical Moroccan restaurant enlivened with folklore of the region, then we head towards Tangier to visit this ancient city dominated by various peoples throughout its history, and declared an international city for much of the mid-twentieth century. Today Tangier is the economic and administrative capital of the northern region of Morocco, and an important and cosmopolitan business center. Panorama of modern city by bus: Boulevard Pasteur, the French Plaza and diplomatic districts. Then we visit the Cape Spartel, with spectacular views over the Strait of Gibraltar, and where they will have the opportunity to ride camels and visit the caves of Hercules and its famous Puerta Africa , formed by the erosion of the sea. After the return to Tetouan, transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight .
After breakfast we continue our trip to Chauen, nestled in a valley in the Rif Mountains. Its name, which in Rif dialect means "horns", refers to the two mountain peaks visible from the city, founded in 1471 by Muslims and Jews exiled from Al-Andalus. They mimicked the narrow and irregular layout of Andalusian villages and whitewashed houses in blues, habit that still can be seen in its current inhabitants. A walking tour starting at the outside of the Alcazaba and the octagonal mosque located in Uta Hammam Square, and through the whole medina we will climb to the spring Ras Al-Ma, in direction to the north and beyond the walls that surrounds the medina . This spring supplies water to the countless fountains that scattered throughout the town. After the visit, lunch at Ryad or hotel, and then free time to enjoy the city at your leisure and to make purchases. At the time indicated by the guide, we return in our coach to make the transfer back to Ceuta. Boarding back to Algeciras and transfer to points of origin.