Chefchaouen Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF MOROCCO 505

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Day 1: Marrakech

Arrive Marrakech, transfer to your centrally located hotel or riad where you will be briefed about tour. This evening consider heading to Djemaa el Fna - the cities UNESCO listed bustling medina. Best seen at night, this central square is an absolute feast for the senses, overflowing with stalls, fortune tellers, snake charmers and musicians. It's like stepping into another world!

Day 2: Marrakech

This morning enjoy a guided tour of Marrakech, taking in all of the main attractions including the palace and Koutoubia mosque. This afternoon is free for you to wander around the bustling souks or simply relax.

Day 3: Marrakech

Spend the day at leisure in Marrakech. Perhaps visit the Jardin majorelle or maybe take a caleche ride out into the new town to see the Gueliz district and the Mohamed VI avenue with its luxury cafes and theatre

Day 4: Marrakech - Essaouira

Marrakech - Essaouira. Leaving this morning for the 2.5 hour transfer across the plains surrounding Marrakech to the Argan orchards and scrub maquis-type vegetation around Essaouira. The colourful fishing town of Essaouira is perfect for some beachside fun and relaxation. Spend the afternoon exploring the charming medina or simply lazing on the beach. OVERNIGHT- Riad Dar Louibia - 26/28 Impasse Moulay Ismail, Essaouira 44000, Morocco

Days 5-6: Essaouira

The coming two days are spent at leisure. Relax by the beach or discover the old medina and the ramparts of the town. We recommend the tasty sea food restaurants around the harbour for a spot of evening dining in beautiful surroundings. OVERNIGHT- Riad Dar Louibia- 26/28 Impasse Moulay Ismail, Essaouira 44000, Morocco

Day 7: Essaouira - Casablanca

Essaouira - Casablanca. This morning you'll be transferred to Casablanca along the Atlantic coast, passing long beaches, small fishing villages, Safi and Al Jadida. Upon arrival in Casablanca there is a chance to see the Hassan II mosque and explore the city in the evening.

Day 8: Casablanca - Rabat

Casablanca - Rabat. The sightseeing continues today – taking the short journey to Rabat, the Capital of Morocco and the second largest city after Casablanca. Spend the afternoon exploring this peaceful city and the ancient medina, with it's pretty white and stone washed buildings.

Day 9: Rabat - Tangier

Rabat - Tangiers. Travelling up the coast in the morning, the road goes past some of the newer developments along the coast, and veers inland through the forests of Eucalyptus. En route to Tangier visit the famous Hercules Caves which are dug into a cliff - according to legend Hercules rested in thiese caves after having dug the straights between Europe and Africa with his club! The Hercules caves were used for shelter by Neolithic man and in the 20th century they became the setting for sumptuous parties by Tangiers jettsetting crowd. The caves offer splendid views of the ocean.

Day 10: Tangier - Chefchaouen

Tangiers - Chefchaouen. Spend the morning in Tangiers, exploring the souks and beaches. In the afternoon, head off along the Mediterranean coast to Chefchaouen, the “blue” city in the Rif Mountains - a haven of tranquility and peace. Chefchaouen is a beautiful blue door and white walled medina that was orginally a Berber post.

Day 11: Chefchaouen - Fes

Chefchaouen - Fes. This morning take the road through the mountains, to UNESCO listed Fes - the world's oldest medieval city. Enjoy a guided tour around the fascinating old city, visiting the ancient medina, tanneries, palaces, gardens and bustling souks

Day 12: Fes

Spend a day at leisure in Fes to see the souks and sights of the city. There are plenty of mosques and palaces to visit and looking down on the old quarter from the surrounding hills is quite an experience.

Day 13: Fes - Marrakech

Fes - Marrakech. This morning depart Fes and transfer back to Marrakech, arriving late afternoon. Time for some last minute souvenir shopping in the bustling souks!

Day 14: Marrakech

Your holiday concludes after breakfast and included onward departure transfer to the airport.

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