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Sample Itinerary - REF MOROCCO 524

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Day 1: Tangier

upon arriving in Tangier you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Tangier is an ancient port steeped in history as it used to guard the entrance to the Mediterranean. It has a very busy medina and new town.

Day 2: Tangier

Spend the morning in Tangier, exploring the souks and beaches. Toady you have the day at leisure.

Day 3: Tangier - Chefchaouen

Today, 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 originally a Berber post. The main square is the heart of Chefchaouen, with the Kasbah (built back in the 18th century), central mosque and cafes with authentic Moroccan style menus.

Day 4: Chefchaouen

Today continue to explore, discover the medina of Chefchaouen, the silk and wool weaving quarter, the main square with its cafes, and the souks. Perhaps barter for a kilim in the market, where you can get some great deals!

Day 5: Chefchaouen - Fes

Today you journey through the Rif mountains to Fes. The Rif mountains are still relatively unexplored by visitors, partly because they are quite remote, and partly because of the hashish that is grown in fields in the hidden valleys. However with your guide and driver, you will be able to relax and see the unspoilt Morocco.

Day 6: Fes

Fes is the oldest and largest medieval city in the world and a bustling hive of activity. This morning take a guided tour around the incredible, old medina - a heady mix of aromas, sounds and sights from the tanneries, spice tubs, pottery and donkeys! Enjoy free time in the afternoon to explore independently.

Day 7: Fes - Meknes

Today we leave Fes for Meknes passing the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis - stretched out over 40 hectares, these are the most well preserved ruins in Morocco. Upon arriving in Meknes you have are at leisure to explore.

Day 8: Meknes - Casablanca

This morning you proceed to Casablanca. Upon arriving Casablanca you can explore the city and visit phenomenal Hassan II Mosque. Rising above the ocean on a rocky outcrop, the Hassan II Mosque is the world's third largest mosque with a soaring 210 metre tall minaret

Day 9: Casablanca

Day at leisure in Casablanca.

Day 10: Casablanca

Today we bid you farewell and transfer you to the airport for your onward flight.

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last updated - 25 Dec 2014 3:33 PM