9 Days Tour From Tangier – North – Merzouga Desert – Imperial Cities
Day 1 : Tangier – Chefchaouen :
We’ll kick-off with a drive through the Rif Mountains and past the city of Tetoune. To enjoy fully enjoy the breathtaking view of the landscape, we’ll stop to rest at the feet of the Rif mountains, in Chefchaouan. Chefchaouen’s medina has a strong influence of Spanish architecture, as it was once part of the “Spanish Morocco” it’s square is showered in funky artisanal shops beaming with colors. It’s also home to many rooftop restaurants and cafes, also available in your in the Riads, where you can enjoy the rest of the evening with a nice breeze and wonderful view.
Day 2 : Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes
After a tasty breakfast, our journey continues towards Volubilis, crossing over Ouazan and other Rif villages. In Volubilis, we’ll explore the Roman ruins and learn about the Moroccan history.
Continuing to Meknes, we’ll stop for lunch and explore the historical walls of the medina along with Bab el Mansour.
Later in the afternoon we’ll head to Fes where we will spend the night.
Day 3 : Fes
We’ll start the day exploring the oldest city in Morocco, snaking through its alleys and narrow streets. We’ll begin site-seeing at the Royal Palace gate, followed by the Jewish headquarter where the first Mellah ever was built in Morocco, during the 16th century. We’ll ensure that you visit all sites with cultural and historical interest including the famous Al Qaraouine University, the oldest in the region.
We’ll also visit the Tanneries, the Attarine museum and the Moulay Idriss mausoleum. After lunch, you will vissit many different cooperatives and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes.
Day 4 : Fes – Rabat – Casablanca.
After breakfast we drive to Rabat you will explore the city and Souk Bab Elhad Chala… After lunch we back to Casablanca visit the Mosque Hassan II back to hotel night.
Day 5 : Casablanca – Asilah – Tangier
Today we continue from Casablanca to Asilah and then Tangier, where we’ll end our tour.
What to Bring
For Tizi Trekking you need to prepare as you would for walking in any mountain region; it can be warm and sunny during the day but the weather in the mountains can quickly change from sunshine to snow and cold winds (autumn through late spring). Please do not leave any rubbish behind you; carry out what you carry in.
Tizi trekking are tailored to match the season and your level of fitness. You have the choice of basing yourself in Berber Guesthouses, from where you can take daily walks, or you can Atlas Mule Trek for 2+ days. On mule treks you usually have the choice of staying in Berber Guesthouse/with families or wild camping in 2-person tents. In addition to regular packing, here is a Check List for Tizi trekking: