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Explore the vibrant city of Tangier before travelling south to beautiful Chefchouen with its colourful houses and alleyways.  Continue your journey through charming Fez, the Roman ruins of Volubis and finally Meknes.

Here are more details of an example holiday itinerary as a starting point, but at Kipling Tours, we can tailor-make any itinerary just for you.

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  • Day 1 Tangier Rooftops

    Tangier

    Welcome to Morocco! Arrival in Tangier where you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the centre of Tangier. The city has a history dating back to when it was important trading port on the Barbary Coast. Now a modern city, it retains a colourful and lively medina.

  • Day 2 Cap Spartel Lighthouse

    Cap Spartel

    The morning will be free to explore Tangier. In the afternoon your guide will drive you west along the scenic Rue de la Montagne to Cap Spartel. There is a prominent lighthouse which commands a fine view of the Straits of Gibraltar and it is possible to see migratory sea eagles. You also visit the Grottes d’ Hercule just a few miles south of the lighthouse. According to Roman legend Hercules rested in these caves after having used his immense strength to smash down the mountains and create the straights between Europe and Africa.

  • Day 3 Chefchouen

    Tangier - Tetouan - Chefchaouen

    You depart Tangier, travelling west along the coastal road towards the Spanish enclave of Ceuta There are good views across the sea towards Gibraltar. You have lunch in Tetouan before continuing past the fishing port of Cabo Negro and finally climbing up into the mountains to Chefchaouen. Founded in 1471 Chefchaouen was largely cut off from the outside world until the early 20th century. Situated high in the Rif mountains, the houses of Chefchaouen are painted in extraordinary vibrant shades of blue and white, testament to the Jewish community that once thrived here.

  • Day 4 Chefchaouen

    Chefchaouen

    Today is free at leisure in Chefchaouen where you can explore the medina and main square with its lively cafes and restaurants. The town is famous for its silks and wools and can be a good place to buy a rug or kilim from the souk. Be prepared to bargain hard!

  • Day 5 Fes Medina

    Chefchaouen - Fez

    Today you travel through the Rif Mountains to Fez. The Rif Mountains have been famous since the hippy era as a place where hashish was produced. Even today they are still relatively quiet and your guide will help you discover the authentic side or Morocco.

  • Day 6 Fes Blue Gate

    Fez

    Fez is a fascinating city which dates from medieval times. It is undoubtedly one of the jewels of the north of Morocco and a day spent exploring its labyrinthine souks will reveal a city lost in time, whilst its palaces, city walls and Kasbah will enthral you.

  • Day 7 Volubis

    Fez - Volubilis - Meknes

    You depart from Fes this morning and drive to the ancient Roman city of Volubilis. This is one of the best-preserved Roman ruins in North Africa, with its ornate mosiacs, imposing gates, villas and forum. Much of Volubilis has yet to be excavated. You continue to the town of Moulay Idriss which is an important Muslim shrine dedicated to the founder of Fes. You end your day in the Imperial city of Meknes.

  • Day 8

    Meknes - Tangier

    From Meknes you drive past the Rif Mountains back to Tangier. There will be time for some last minute souvenir shopping in the souk and a farewell meal in one of the many restaurants.

  • Day 9

    Travel home

    Your guide will escort you to the airport for your flight home.

Prices start from

£895 for a 9 day

Half board basis based on flights with Easyjet.  We include local guides, all admission and all local transfers by private coach

includes flights

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