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Fez to Sefrou, Bhalil and the Middle Atlas Mountains Day Trip

Your driver will pick you up from your Hotel or Riad at 9AM.Travel from Fez to the small town of Sefrou. The town is clearly among the best destinations for one-day trips from Fez. It lies more than 900 metres above sea level, and every spring the rivers become so fierce that buildings and agriculture is threatened. The city is cut in two halves by the seasonal river Oued Aggaï, which could have been beautiful were it not that it doubles as trash can for the locals.Over the river small bridges allows people, but no normal car traffic to pass. The city is dominated by white houses, simple in their designs, but often with terraces that are generally uncommon in Morocco. Sefrou's history is dominated by religion. It was a Jewish town before Islam was introduced in the 8th century. There are many festivals in town, celebrating the cherry harvest, the prophet Daniel, the 17th century saint Sidi Lahcen Ben Ahmed or Lalla Rekia and her miraculous spring that cures madness.Now Sefrou is declared as a UNESCO Non Material Heritage for its Cherry Festival that takes place every June .The architecture is simple but effective, and the walls of the houses are whitewashed, which gives Sefrou a fresher and cleaner feeling than Fez.After you will travel to the village of Bhalil.The village of Bhalil is easy to pass by, it is not on the main road, and really not on the beaten track of tourism in northern Morocco. But there are two clear reasons why you shouldn't miss out on it. First, it is a very charming village, with fairly well-kept houses, a seasonal river dividing it and covered with numerous bridges. When you climb up to the top, you will pass through the good parts of the Morocco that is about to disappear, where people work in the streets, making simple handicrafts or preparing crops of different kinds, all in a relaxed tone. The view from the top is beautiful, with a green valley and small hill tops. The other reason to come here is the main reason for most: The cave houses. There aren't too many of them left now, but if you click "Continue" you can step into one of them. The cave houses in Bhalil stand next to ordinary "over-ground" houses, and there is no other difference between them than practical ones. Digging into the cave allows good conditions for keeping a home cool in summer and keeping the worst cold out in winter.Back to Fez by the mid-afternoon.

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Morocco Overland Expedition - Morocco Adventure Tours and Treks Small Groups

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival to Tangier transfer to your hotel and orientation meeting about your tourStop At: Tangier Casbah, Tangier, Tangier-Tetouan RegionArrival at Boukhalef Airport in Tangier or one of its ports, Your guide will be waiting for you to greet you then transfer to the hotel. The morning will be at leisure. You will meet the rest of your small group and begin your Morocco adventure trip. The afternoon will be devoted to exploring the marvels of Tangier. Time mostly will be spent in the Kasbah and El grand Soco. Mershan quarter in the old city and M’sella quarter. Dinner and overnight are at Solazure Hotel.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Solazure or similar 4 starDay 2: Travel to Chefchaouen visiting Asilah and Larache on the way. Chefchaouen guided City tourStop At: Chefchaouen Medina, Chefchaouen, Tangier-Tetouan RegionToday we will take you to the picturesque city of Asilah, then Larach to explore the marvels of white towns of Morocco, traditional fishing ports, Rif Mountains evergreen red cedar forests, Berber villages unique to this undiscovered region. Endly, you will find yourself in the Marvelous Chefchaouen Mountain town and its vibrant aura of beauty and charm. Your adventure tour will take to the ancient Roman city of Volubilis and the first Islamic city Moulay Idriss before you reach the Marvelous city of Fez. Enjoy a comfortable night in your hotel to be ready for your guided walking tour of the Medina.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Riad Casa Hassan or similarDay 3: Travel from Chefchaouen to Fez visiting Moulay Idriss and Volubilis on the way wiyour tour guide. Stop At: Fez Mellah, Fes, Fes-Boulemane RegionYour driver will take you on a day trip visiting historic sites and interesting towns on the road to Fez. Visit the highlights of Meknes via Volubilis and Moulay Idris, an excursion which embodies much of Morocco's early history: Volubilis as its Roman provincial capital and Moulay Idris in the creation of the country's first Arab dynasty. Continue on to Fez, dinner, and accommodation in your hotel.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Lescale or similar 4 starDay 4: Fez Historic City Tour with our Local GuideStop At: Fes el-Bali, Fes, Fes-Boulemane RegionThe most ancient of imperial capitals, and the most complete medieval city of the Islamic world, Fez is undeniably unique. Culturally, spiritually stimulating with its haunting and beautiful sounds, infinite visual details, and unfiltered odors, Fez seems to exist suspended in time somewhere between the Middle Ages and modern times. Besides its electricity, it owes absolutely nothing to the West. As a spectacle, this is an entirely satisfying experience and a learning process about the sophistication of the Moroccan artisan. Visiting in the morning some of the important sightseeings such as the Bouinania Medersa, the Moulay Idris Mausoleum, the Karaouiyine Mosque, the Attarine Medersa, and the Nejjarine museum. We will break for lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant, continue exploring the Medina in the afternoon with our best guide who will introduce you to the hidden treasures of the Medina of Fez and its workshops. Dinner and accommodations are at your Hotel.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel L'Escale or similarDay 5: Take a Day excursion around Fez to BHalil and Sefrou Stop At: Sefrou FallsWe will start the day by an excursion to the ancient city of Sefrou. The city that has thrived in the Phoenician and Roman time, an out post that has linked Africa to Europe as trade Caravans use to meet there to exchange goods and Vehicle from camel to mule. An old trade outpost of sub-Saharan, it is also a three thousand yeas old spiritual center with lot of Judaic roots. Shrines and notable places around the city are pilgrimage sites to Moroccan Jews today. After a little Middl atlas hiking to explore these landscapes we will proceed to Bhallil to visit the troglodyte dwellings that have existed from Neolithic time and still serve the purpose. Return back to fez for dinner and accommodation.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight at Hotel L'Escale or SimilarDay 6: Day trip from Fez across the Atlas Mountains to the Sahara Desert Erg Chebbi DunesStop At: Erg Chebbi Dunes, Meknes-Tafilalet RegionAfter breakfast, we will start our overland trekking up to the Atlas Mountains. The first hills you see of the Middle Atlas seem oddly un-Moroccan. Evergreen pines, tall cedar trees on the peaks and poplars stand copiously on the foothills, laced with flowing streams and plowed plots. The road across is almost ceremonial. Azrou, Our small group expedition continues on its track hiking across the best Morocco landscapes. The first real town of the Middle Atlas stands at a major junction of routes, it's an important market center for Berber tribes in the vicinity, and it has long held a strategic role in controlling caravan trade from Saharan desert and the Berbers of these mountains. The Middle Atlas cease at Midelt, where suddenly, through the haze, appear the much greater peaks of the High Atlas formidably rising behind the town to reach a massive range, the Dgebel Ayashi at over 12,000 ft. The drama of this sight, tremendous in the clear, cool noon, is the most compelling reason to stop over for lunch. Erfoud, one of the most pleasing of all southern routes: a dry, red belt of the desert, and then suddenly, a drop into the valley filled with date palm groves. Dinner accommodations are at camp with the Tuaregs over the dunes of Merzouga. You can ride your camel to camp or simply hop in our Land Rover to cruise these gigantesque dunes.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Bivouac over the dunes of Erg ChebbiDay 7: Day excursion from Erfoud to Rissani exploring Oases and Kasbahs in the Ziz ValleyStop At: Rissani Market, Rissani, Meknes-Tafilalet RegionAn experience not to be missed is to watch the sun rises from the spectacular Merzouga dunes of the Sahara, so beautiful that no word can describe. Breakfast with the Touaregs and continue on to explore the holy ancient city of Rissani in your 4X4 Land Rover. Dinner and accommodations are in Erfoud.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Hotel Salam or similar 4 starDay 8: Day trip trekking the Todra Valley and the souks of TinghirStop At: TINGHIRThe highest the narrowest gorges in the region are Todras, only 15 km from Tineghir. Traveling through the Dades valley in spring you will find the bloom of thousands of Persian roses filling up the air with an ethereal aroma certainly from heaven - cultivated as hedgerows dividing the different plots. Thousands of Kasbahs scattered in a surreal fashion as sand castles standing erect in the shadow of time along the Dades river. Dinner and accommodation at Hotel Bougafer in Tineghir.Duration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Kasbah Lamrani or similar 4 starDay 9: Trekking Day around the Saghro Mountain visiting natural sights and Berber villages, oases and valleys to ZagoraStop At: Zagora Markets, Zagora, Souss-Massa-Draa RegionTravel in the morning to Zagora exploring the marvels of the Anti Atlas mountains and the beauty of the Draa valley oases and Kasbahs, stop in Agdez and other sun-baked mud hamlets of small villages among this largest belt of continuous oases in the world. Dinner and lodging at Tinsouline Hotel.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight at Hotel TinzoulineDay 10: Day excursion to Tamegrout, Tinfou and oases in the vicinity of ZagoraStop At: Tamegroute, Zagora, Souss-Massa-Draa RegionA very interesting full day excursion to the real gateway of the Moroccan Saharan Desert. We will drive through the lowlands and then along the mountain passes to Tamegroute. There, we will stop to visit the famous Moorish Koranic Library, with rare books and documents, some are written on gazelle hide from the 13th century. Return to Zagora.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight at your hotelDay 11: Trekking day across the Shara desert from Zagora to Tata Aosis via Foum ZguidStop At: Siaap De TataTravel between the Sahara and the Atlas mountains across some of the most remote and breathtaking landscapes in the Sahara desert to reach the Oasis of Foum Zguid where the horizons stretch the imagination to a feeling of vastness and isolation of the Sahara desert. After lunch we will cruise to Tata where we will enjoy a night in a typical Kasbah raised from the ground to challenge the tallest palm trees. Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight at Auberge Tata Guesthouse or similarDay 12: Day trip across the Anti Atlas Mountains to Guelmime exploring the great south of MoroccoStop At: Tan-Tan Plage, Tan-Tan, Guelmim-Es Semara RegionAfter breakfast, we will travel Bedouin Caravan Trails west to Guelmime, an ancient trade outpost, the exotic oases of Goulimine. Caravans still gather once a year to buy, sell and barter from major sub-Saharan countries of the Sahel and West Africa. Sometimes even from East Africa, a journey that takes months to sail the vast desert of the Sahara.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Hotel Guelmime or similarDay 13: Take a day trekking the Valley of Tiznit - Visit Tiznit Berber city and villages aroundStop At: Tiznit HotelTravel in the morning from the best oasis of Goulimine to the Jewel of southwestern Morocco, the magnificent Tiznit. Named after a woman who has marked the Moroccan myths, the “Seductive”, Tiznit still lives up to the reputation of its founder. Lunch on the road in some of the best eateries this well cultured region of Souss has to offer in its varied staples of Berber tagines cooked as in earthen pots in the same way ancient ancestors did. Dinner and accommodation are at hotel Tiznit. Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Tizinit or similarDay 14: Trekking day in the Atlas mountains up to the Berber city of TafroutStop At: TafraoutTravel from the stark desert to the lush plateaus of the High Atlas Mountains where this ancient village is nestled among groves of almond groves. The afternoon will be devoted to the natural sites and Neolithic rock carvings this region is so known for. A natural library scattered all over these slopes with a rich collection of archives of mankind ancient history. Dinner and Lodging are at hotel Les Amadiers.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Tafrout or similarDay 15: Travel the Chtouka and Ait Baha Berber tribes to reach the city to TaroudantStop At: superette taroudantWe will travel across great Berber villages known for their distinguished beauty, especially Through Ait Baha that overlooks a valley with the unique rock formation. Reach the walled medieval city of Taroudant at the gate of the rich valley of Souss. Dinner and accommodation at a dignitary dwelling converted in our days to an atmospheric and intimate guesthouse Riad Ennakhil.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Dinner • BreakfastAccommodation included: overnight at Riad Ennakhil or similarDay 16: Taroudant Historic Tour with an official local guideStop At: Charity TaroudantExplore the city surrounded by regal, red-ochre walls, often referred to as “Little Marrakech”. With its authenticity and conservative style, today Taroudant surpasses the charm and beauty of Marrakech in the eyes of many discoverers, a day to enjoy the colorful pallets of a typical Moroccan city. Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Riad Ennakhil or similarDay 17: Travel across the High Atlas Mountains across Tez-in-Test Pass to overnight in the enticing ImlilStop At: Imlil Toubkal Trekking, Imlil, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionDepart to Imlil via Asni and Tizi n’Test pass at an elevation of 11,000 ft. in an impressive site dividing these mountains in two distinct aspects. One side acts as a shield to protect the hinterland from the Sahara harsh and dry expansion, the other side collects the moisture of the Gherbi winds from the Atlantic ocean, soft and evergreen. Such is the life of the Berber dwellers, a day of mountain hiking through the high peaks and deep valleys. This is an experience to treasure for a lifetime. Overnight and dinner will be at a guesthouse. Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Kasbah Imlil or similarDay 18: Travel the to Marrakech visiting Berber villages and wards on the wayStop At: Marrakech Souk, Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionMorning will be devoted to trekking in the Toubkal plateau. After lunch we will proceed to Marrakech visit cliff hanging villages and wards like Asni and Tahnaout. Arrival in Marrakech the "Morocco City" as the early travelers called it for it has always been something of a pleasure city, a market place where the southern tribesmen and Berber villagers bring in their goods, spend their money, and find entertainment. For tourists, it's an enduring fantasy - a city of immense beauty, low, pink, and tent-like before a great shaft of mountains, and immediately exciting. Visit of the famous Jemaa El Fna square. Dinner will be in a typical Marrakesh restaurant, Overnight at the hotel.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel El Andalous or similar 4 starsDay 19: Marrakech guided historic tourStop At: Marrakech Souk, Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionMorning devoted to discovering the historical sites, visiting at the Menara irrigation pools, Bab Agnaw Gate, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Badia Palace, Dar Si Said museum. Explore the vibrant souks of Marrakech in the afternoon. Dinner Fantasia, will be reserved for you at a typical festivity of neighboring tribal dances and spectacular displays of horsemanship. Overnight will be at the Hotel.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Hotel El Andalous or similarDay 20: Take a day trip to Essaouira from MarrakechStop At: Essaouira Fishing Port, Essaouira, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionTravel to Essaouira (Mogador), apart from the immediate impact of sea air and the friendly animation of the town, the predominant images of Essaouira are of the Atlantic - of the rugged coast and offshore islands, the vast expanse of empty sands trailing back along the promontory to the south, and the almost Gothic scenery of the eighteen century fortifications. Lunch will be at Chalet de la Mer restaurant overlooking the ocean. Dinner and accommodations are at Hotel Des Iles.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Hotel Des Iles or similarDay 21: Travel the coastal shore up to Casablanca visiting Safi and Oualidia fishing portsStop At: Old Medina of Casablanca, Casablanca, Grand Casablanca RegionTravel to Casablanca via El Jadida with a stop at El Oualidia for a seafood lunch. Drive along the coastline to El Jadida to visit the citadel, a vestige of the Portuguese occupation during the 11th century. Continuation to Casablanca with an accomplished feeling that you have traveled in the same footsteps of antiquity, leaving you with an immediate nostalgia for this hospitable land. Goodbye dinner and overnight at Zohor Restaurant.Duration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Oum PalaceDay 22: Transfer to the Airport of CasablancaStop At: New Medina of Casablanca, Casablanca, Grand Casablanca RegionMorning Departure to Mohamed V Airport to connect to your flight back homeDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

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Atlas Mountains Hiking Tour from Fez - Morocco Trekking Small Groups

ItineraryDay 1: Arrive in Fez and transfer to a Berber village in the Atlas MountainsStop At: Fez Mellah, Fes, Fes-Boulemane RegionWhen you arrive at Fez Airport you will meet our representative who will greet you and then transfer you to your lodge. Lunch will be served at the riad in the Medina followed by a group orientation then, a guided introduction to Fez exterior tour around the walled city. Later we will go on an excursion to Mount Zalagh in the Rif Mountains north of Fez for a most enticing panoramic view on the city. We will return to Fes for dinner and overnight.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Packed lunch will be in nature taking a break from your first hike. • Dinner: Freshly cooked dinner in CampAccommodation included: Camping or using a local gite depends on the weatherDay 2: Travel from Tingharou Berber village to Azrou then hike to Ajeaabou VillageStop At: AzrouAfter breakfast, we will take off in our overland 4 wheel drive to Azrou. Visit the Troglodytes of Azrou, then to Ain Leuh where we will begin our trek excursion in the dense cedar forests of the Atlas Mountains. Walk to Ajaabou for about 3 hours where we will have a local encounter in a Berber home with a typical home cooked dinner.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast in Camp or in Gite • Lunch: Picknick lunch • Dinner: Dinner is in a guesthouseAccommodation included: Overnight in a giteDay 3: Walk to Ain Leuh cedar Forest to Zaouiet Ifrane Berber village and continue hiking to TagniteStop At: Ifrane National Park, Ifrane, Meknes-Tafilalet RegionAfter breakfast, we will start our hike up to Zaouiet Ifrane. Our mule caravan will be ready to load our belonging and what we need for the journey trekking through thousand-year-old cedar trees on an altitude of around 6000 feet. We follow on the mules by the on a trail through the valley of Ain Leuh in a most natural setting. First slopes we will encounter will be at Bou Harch Valley a breathtaking scenic trail in the Middle Atlas. We will stop for lunch at the breathtaking plateau of Tagnite. In the afternoon with them will encounter nomadic shepherds. We will learn about their daily life watching them returning with their flocks of sheep and goats or simply walking back from a laborious day in their small plots. We will be hosted by a local family in their compound, another dinner cooked for the occasion. The night will be at a natural if weather allows if not a Berber guesthouse warm a cozy will host our group.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Shish Kabab lunch in a cedar Forest • Dinner: Dinner is in a Berber giteAccommodation included: GuesthouseDay 4: TRAVEL FROM ZAOUIAT TO WIWANE LAKE (6 HOURS WALKING)Stop At: Ifrane National ParkWe will start our morning hiking from Zaouiet village along with a shepherd toward the springs up that give life to this village. We will pause for lunch at Afnourine under the Millennium old cedar trees then proceed in the afternoon hiking up the peaks of Mount Michlifen. Our camp will be set in the natural environment around Wiwane Lake for an overnight under the starry African sky.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in a local guesthouseDay 5: Travel from Lake Ouiouane to Oum Rabia Springs trekking superb natural landscapes unique to the Atlas MountainsStop At: Ifrane National Park, Ifrane, Meknes-Tafilalet RegionWe will pack our mules and proceed along a series of brooks and natural springs encountering cliff-hanging Berber villages down to Oum Rabia River. We will take a break to freshen up and bath in the crystal clear water of this magnificent river that takes its springs only a few miles upstream. Our crew will prepare a festive lunch for you on the banks of the river shaded under sky reaching poplar and willow trees. Our camp will be up to the river by its springs in open nature if weather allows it.Duration: 4 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Feast on freshly cooked Tagine in a natural setting overlooking the flowing springs of Oum Rabia River • Dinner: Dinner will be cooked for you by a Berber familyAccommodation included: Local Berber CompoundDay 6: Trekking day visiting Sefrou city, Bhalil vilage on to FezStop At: Sefrou FallsAfter breakfast in the wilderness of the Atlas Mountains, we will head down to Fez. A city that never ceased of amazing visitors and locals alike, a historical mystery of the magnitude of a UNESCO world heritage site is waiting for you to discover. The afternoon will be devoted to exploring the outskirts which entice every visitor and locals alike. On our way, we will visit The ancient city of Sefrou and the neolithic troglodytes' village of B’Halil. Dinner and accommodation will be at a Riad inside the walled city of Fes.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Lunch will be in a local Moroccan restaurant authentic food • Dinner: Dinner in your guesthouse in FezNo accommodation included on this day.Day 7: Guided walking tour of Fez Stop At: Fez Mellah, Fes, Fes-Boulemane RegionAre you ready for the most interesting walking tour? Well, here you are with a local guide stepping back in time to the 8th century when the city of Fes was founded. this medieval walled wall city has not changed since. Remnants of antiquity are in every step you take. Fez is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the largest exclusively pedestrian area in the world. Cars, bicycles motorcycles and the like are strictly prohibited within the walls of the Medina. Mules are the only permissible form of transportation and are known as the "taxis of the Medina." Today, you will add to your most authentic encounters an immersion with most Moroccan city, the intellectual and spiritual capital of the kingdom of Morocco. The entire day will be devoted to exploring the city. You will begin with the Mellah, followed by the King's palace and the Bat'ha museum of Moroccan Arts. The remainder of your morning will be spent on a walking tour of the Medina, a walled city with a maze of medieval twisting alleys, blind turns, mosques, shrines, fountains, workshops, and numerous markets. Enjoy a typical Fes Tagine for lunch at a typical Moroccan restaurant. After lunch, you will continue to explore the Medina and shop for the remainder of the afternoon, ending with a farewell dinner at your Riad.Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Typical Camel Burger in the open souk of the Medina • Dinner: Festive Dinner with local live music (Moroccan Party)Accommodation included: Overnight at your RiadDay 8: Transfer to Fez Airport Stop At: Fez Mellah, Fes, Fes-Boulemane RegionAfter breakfast we will take you to the airport to connect with your flight back home with wonderful memories to fill up a suitcase.Duration: 45 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

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6 Day Jewish Heritage Tour of Morocco from Casablanca

Day 1 : CASABLANCA / RABAT:Casablanca is home to the largest Jewish community in Morocco and has numerous congregations, active communal institutions, and many highly recommended kosher restaurants. Arrival at Casablanca Mohamed V airport. We start the sightseeing tour with the Habbous quarter, the United Nations square and the Hassan II mosque, the second biggest mosque in the world; then visit of the Mellah (Jewish Quarter) with its temples and synagogues such as Beth-El, Em Habanim and Neve Shalom.Departure to Rabat and Sale. We’ll start off with a visit to Chellah and Kasbah of Oudayas  next to the old Medina. Then Visit the Mellah, where many Jewish families still live, with its narrow streets and lively courtyards. Afterwards we visit Sale, where Rabbi Hayyim Ben Moses Attar , the famous 18th century scholar and cabbalist was born. In the evening, head back to Rabat for dinner and overnight stay. Day 2 : RABAT/MEKNES: Departure to Meknes, a Moroccan  imperial city known as "the Moroccan Versailles". The visit will include Bab El Mansour, the Hedim square and the mosque of Moulay Ismail. We will visit the Mellah and the Synaguogue  Also not to be missed for a pilgrimage, the tomb of Rabbi' David Benmidan. Head back to Fes via remains of the ancient roman city of Volubilis. At arrival at Fes, check in, dinner and overnight.Day 3 : FES MEDINAS TOUR :Fes is rich in medieval Jewish history, in fact, it was the home of one of the all times most influential Talmudic scholars, Rabbi Isaac Alfasi, as well as of Maimonides in the years 1160 to 1165. The visit will include the Mellah with its Synagogues, and also a visit to the cemetery of Safroud where Rabbi Lahou Harroch and Rabbi Raphael Moshe Elbaz are buried. Return to the hotel in Fes for overnight stay.Day 4 : SEFROU & BHALIL: Visit Sefrou, the capital of cherries. Sefrou, south of Fes, was known as Little Jerusalem due to its high percentage of Jews and its well-developed religious life. Upon Morocco's independence, a rabbi from Sefrou was elected to Parliament. Sefrou's mellah makes up half of the old city.En route to Sefrou make a short stop to visit Bhalil where we will visit the cave dwellers in town. There you are invited for lunch at my family home. A good example of interfaith dialogue in Morocco can be witnessed in the city of Sefrou. In Sefrou lived Muslims and Jews in good harmony door to door and practiced their religious rituals in unison.Back to Fes.Day 5 : BACK TO CASABLANCA:Morning at your own leisure in your Riad or in exploring the Medina and drive back to Casablanca in the afternoonDay 6 : DEPARTURE:Transfer to Casablanca airport.

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10 Day Morocco Affordable Tour starting in Casablanca and ending in Tangier

Casablanca-Essaouira  After we will drive towards Essaouira. On our way we will visit the Portuguese style city of El Jadida and then continue our drive along the Atlantic coast enjoying the views of the waves etc. Essaouira-Marrakesh Visit of the romantic seaside town of Essaouira. Our sightseeing tour of the city will feature Essaouira's typical Portuguese harbor portraying influences of both Moorish and Portuguese design. Marrakesh Tour Sightseeing of Marrakesh nicknamed "The Pearl of the South,"featuring a visit to the 16th century Saadian Tombs, "Dar Si Said"Museum of Moroccan Arts, the fragrant Menara Gardens, the Koutoubia Minaret and the magnificent Bahia Palace . In the evening, trip to the Jema El Fna Day trip to the Atlas mnts and Ait BenhaddouWe will do our day trip to Ait Benhaddou throughout Tizi-n-tichka pass of the High Atlas Mountains. We will have lunch here before we drive back to Marrakesh in the afternoon.Marrakesh-Fes Today we will travel crossing the Tadla valley and then the middle Atlas mountains towards the spiritual capital of Morocco,Fes. On our way we will have several stops in Beni Mellal,Zaouiat Cheick,Khenifra,Azrou and the town of Ifrane. Arrivel to Fes by the mid to late afternoonFes walking Tour  the entire day will be devoted to sightseeing the city of Fes, the spiritual capital of Morocco. Step back six centuries into the medieval Medina with its narrow and cobbled streets filled with ancient mosques, towering green glazed minarets and crumbling fondouks. Narrow openings into private worlds reveal architecture of peaceful courtyards filled with carved cedar, brilliantly colored mosaic tiles and delicately carved stucco ornaments.  Overnight at the Riad.Sefrou and Bhalil day tripToday I will take you for a day trip to the Cherry town of Sefrou which is declared UNESCO humanity heritage for it annual Cherry festival. Explore the waterfalls,the views and its Small medina. After we will go to the village of Bhalil,which is famous for its cave dwellings and families living in these troglodyte houses. Lunch at my family and explore the town before making it back to your riad in Fes. Fes-Meknes-ChefchaouenToday you will depart for the Imperial City of Meknes, The highlights will include Bab el Mansour (perhaps the finest gateway in Africa), "Dar Jamai" Museum, the old Medina, Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, old granaries and stables. Before continuing to Moulay Idriss and the Roman ruins at Volubilis. Drive to Chefchaouen.Chefchaouen-TangierAfter breakfast, we will have a visit to the Medina of Chaouen and you will depart for Tangier. We will stop at Tetouan to visit the Medina as well as the Archeological mueum there. Depart to Tangier. Visit of the Medina and other hidden treasures. DepartureI will drive you to the MED port to catch your ferry to Algeciras.

$1300 Multi-day & Extended Tours

12 Day Best of Morocco Round Trip from Marrakesh

ARRIVAL TO MARRAKESHTransfer to your Riad.MARRAKESH MEDINA TOURWe will go for a Sightseeing Tour of Marrakesh , featuring a visit to the 16th century Saadian Tombs, Dar Si Said Museum of Moroccan Arts, the fragrant Menara Gardens, the Koutoubia Minaret and the Bahia Palace with its extraordinary tiles, fountains...Overnight.Marrakesh/Ait Benhaddou/OuarzazateDepart to Ouarzazate through the Atlas mountain range and over the Tizi N Tichka pass. Enjoy this very scenic drive, before arriving at Kasbah Ait BenHaddou , Visit this Unesco protected World Heritage before continuing on to Ouarzazate.Ouarzazate/Dades valley/ Todra Gorge/Erfoud/MerzougaMerzouga/Midelt/Ifrane/FesFES MEDINA TOURAfter breakfast  the entire day will be devoted to sightseeing the city of Fes, the spiritual capital of Morocco. Step back six centuries into the medieval Medina with its narrow and cobbled streets filled with ancient mosques, towering green glazed minarets and crumbling fondouks. Narrow openings into private worlds reveal architecture of peaceful courtyards filled with carved cedar, brilliantly colored mosaic tiles and delicately carved stucco ornaments. Suggested lunch will be at Palais Terrab, a beautiful Arab palace. After lunch, we will visit the Attarine and Abou Anania Medersas, the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss Mausoleum, and the Karaouine Mosque. In the afternoon, we will visit the countless souks, the famous tanneries and Fes Jdid. Overnight at RiadFES / SEFROU / BHALIL / FESToday you can choose what you want to do. Spend more time in the souks or take a cooking class or take a day trip to Sefrou and Bhalil where you will be invited to lunch with my family. Back to Fes. Dinner and overnight.FES / MEKNES / VOLUBILIS / CHEFCHAOUENDepart for the Imperial City of Meknes, The highlights will include Bab el Mansour "Dar Jamai" Museum, the old Medina, Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, old granaries and stables. Then depart for the ancient Roman city of Volubilis. Departure and drive to Chefchaouen.CHEFCHAOUENVisit of the Medina of Chefchaouen. CHEFCHAOUEN / AKCHOUR / TETOUAN / TANGIER / ASSILAH/ RABATOur journey today will lead us to the National Park of Talassemtane . We will drive along the coast to Oued Laou, then through Tetouan towards Tangier.Then to Assilah.We will drive south to visit Larache and the Exotic Gardens at Bouknadel and from there travel to Rabat.RABAT / MARRAKESHThere you will enjoy a sightseeing tour of Rabat .Transfer to Marrakesh for an overnight stay.MARRAKESHTransfer to airport for departure flight home