Northern Nomads

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Northern Nomads Tour from Tangier

14 Day Tangier, Imperial Cities & Erg Chebbi Desert Tour

Tangier

This private tour is suited to those wishing to combine an arrival in Morocco’s gateway to Africa port with visits to its prettiest northern Moorish mountain town, three of its opulent Northern & Southern Imperial cities, its towering dune filled Desert and its rich geological Saharan landscapes. It offers you a road trip showcasing Morocco’s exotic cultural and regional diversity.

Description

This is a Desert Inclusive Tour and can be customised should you wish to shorten or extend your stay. Our extensive ‘Northern Nomads’ offers you a packed itinerary balanced with days of relaxation to enable you to absorb more fully the changing culture, varied experiences, historic sites, land and seascapes on offer in a land saturated with history and time have forgotten cultures.

From the legendary city of Tangier you visit three of Morocco’s Imperial cities, Meknes, Fes and Marrakech, famed for their iconic exquisite art, architecture and artisan craft. In addition, your journey to the mountain town of Chefchaouen, the ‘Blue Pearl’ in Morocco’s jewel box, before arriving at the beyond spectacular, Moroccan Sahara and luxury Desert Camp and depart Morocco from Marrakech.

Atmospheric accommodations, city ventures, a uniquely spectacular mountain road trip, journeying through the North into the South of Morocco, glamping in the Sahara and time travel through ancient & contemporary Morocco showcasing its magical and exotic sites, await you on this considered tour.

Highlights

  • Other Worldly Destinations.
  • Tangier The FirstExotic Port Of Call.
  • Moorish Mountain Towns.
  • Imperial Cities Out Of This Modern World.
  • Treasure Troves Of Moorish Architecture.
  • Kasbah Lined Dades Valley.
  • Sunrise Views From Towering Saharan Dunes.
  • Exploring The Fairy Tale City Of Marrakech.
  • Scrub & Polish Hammam.
  • Exciting Journeys With Picture Perfect Views.

Included

  • Services of Morhara Throughout.
  • Private A/C 4x4 Vehicle & Fuel.
  • Private Multi Lingual Driver 14 Days.
  • Port Or Airport Transfers.
  • All Accommodations.
  • All Breakfasts.
  • 10 Dinners
  • Private Guide Fee Fes.
  • Private Guide Fee Meknes.
  • Private Guide Fee Marrakech.
  • Camel Guide Fees.
  • Optional Informal Sand Boarding.

Excluded

  • Flights.
  • Lunches.
  • Dinners (Day 4/12 /13).
  • Entrance Fees.
  • Optional Hammams
  • Optional Cooking Class.
  • Optional Hiking Guide Fee.
  • Personal Drinks & Snacks.
  • Gratuities.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Tangier.

Welcome, Mrehba!

  • Airport or Port Transfer to atmospheric accommodation.
  • Today will be determined by your arrival time.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Tangier Including Dinner & Breakfast. 

 

Day 2: Day Tour of Tangier.

First Moroccan Port Of Call.

  • We meet with you at your accommodation after breakfast.
  • Meet with local private Tangier Guide to explore the city.
  • Tour the Medina following the scents of the spice souks.
  • Visit Rock the Kasbah with its warren of atmospheric alleys.
  • Picnic lunch from stalls piled with hot bread, dates, cheese & fruits.
  • Wander the Museum of Moroccan Arts housed in a former Sultans palace.
  • Sip on Moroccan Mint Tea in the infamous Café Hafa with ocean views.
  • Photograph & refreshment stops as you like.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Tangier Including Dinner & Breakfast. 

 

Day 3: Tangier To Chefchaouen.

Atlantic & Riff Mountain Views.

  • We meet with you at your accommodation after breakfast.
  • Viewing of Caves of Hercules high above the Atlantic Beach.
  • Visit to the beautifully poised Moorish town of Tetouan.
  • Exploration of Tetouan’s Medina the most unchanged in Morocco.
  • Traditional Moroccan lunch in Tetouan.
  • Photograph & refreshment stops as you like.
  • Arriving Chefchaouen approx mid/late afternoon.
  • Explore beautiful blue washed Chefchaeoun by foot.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Chefchaouen Including Dinner & Breakfast.

 

Day 4: Chefchaouen & Cascades d’ Akchour.

Exploring Morocco’s Northern Blue Town.

  • We meet with you at your accommodation after breakfast.
  • Optional scenic 1hr drive to meet with hiking Guide for a trek to the Cascades.
  • Lunch in an area of natural mountain beauty at Cascades d’ Akchour.
  • Photograph & refreshment stops as you like.
  • Return to Chefchaouen after lunch.
  • Relaxing afternoon in Chefchaouen immersing yourself in all things blue.
  • Alternatively, you may prefer a free day of relaxation in Chefchaouen.
  • We haven’t Included dinner tonight should you wish to visit a local eatery.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Chefchaouen Including Breakfast Only.

 

Day 5: Chefchaouen To Meknes.

Roman Ruin & Imperial City.

  • We meet with you at your accommodation after breakfast.
  • A journey toward the 1st Imperial city of the tour.
  • On route, visit the mosaiced Roman remains of Volubilis.
  • Exploration on foot of the sacred hilltop town of Moulay Idriss.
  • Lunch in Moulay Idriss.
  • Photograph & refreshment stops as you like.
  • Arriving Meknes approx late afternoon.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Meknes Including Dinner & Breakfast.

  

Day 6: Meknes To Fes.

Where Sultans Once Ruled.

  • We meet with you at your accommodation after breakfast.
  • Meet with local private Meknes Guide to explore the city.
  • Gasp at the beauty of the ornate Dar Jemai Museum & lush gardens.
  • Be dazzled by the mosaic work at Mausoleum Moulay Ismail.
  • Stand in awe at the once opulent ancient Royal Stables & Granary.
  • Lunch in Meknes.
  • Photograph & refreshment stops as you like.
  • Arriving Fes approx late afternoon / early evening.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Fes Including Dinner & Breakfast.

  

Day 7: Fes Day Tour.

City From 1001 Arabian Nights.

  • We meet with you at your accommodation after breakfast.
  • Meet with local private Fes Guide to explore your 2nd Imperial city.
  • Marvel at the oldest University complex in the world at Al Quaraouiyine Mosque.
  • Wander through the heavenly Bou Inania Madrasa.
  • Lunch in bustling Fes.
  • Follow your nose to the medieval open-air tanneries and dye vats.
  • Jostle between the mules and the artisan workshops within the Medina.
  • Visit the time forgotten souks.
  • We return to your accommodation approx late afternoon.
  • An optional early evening visit to Hammam.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Fes Including Dinner & Breakfast.

 

Day 8: Fes To Midelt.

Mountain Berber Towns.

  • Free morning to relax in Fes.
  • We meet with you at your accommodation midday.
  • Lunch on the route in the Mountain ski resort of Ifrane.
  • Sightings of native Babary Monkeys in the Ceder Forests of Azrou.
  • Photograph & refreshment stops as you like.
  • Arriving Midelt approx late afternoon.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Midelt Including Dinner & Breakfast.

 

Day 9: Midelt To Erg Chebbi Desert Camp.

Saharan Villages & Towering Dunes.

  • We meet with you at your accommodation after breakfast.
  • Journey through the Atlas Mountains.
  • Marvel at the vast date Palm Groves of Tafilalet.
  • Lunch of Berber pizza in spice market town Rissani.
  • Meet with your Camel & Camel Guide at Merzouga.
  • Approx 1hr camel ride into Erg Chebbi Desert Camp.
  • Enjoy Saharan hospitality, Campfires & live music.
  • Don’t forget to look up at the Saharan night sky.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Luxury Desert Camp Including Dinner & Breakfast.

  

Day 10: Erg Chebbi Desert Camp To Skoura Oasis.

Gorges, Roses & Palm Oases.

  • View the sunrise over the Sahara from a towering dune.
  • 1hr Camel Ride out of Desert Camp.
  • Visit the geological wonder the mighty Todra Gorge.
  • Lunch & smell the roses in a Berber rose oil-producing town.
  • Photograph & refreshment stops as you like.
  • Arriving Skoura Palm Oasis approx late afternoon/ early evening.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Skoura Oasis Including Dinner & Breakfast.

 

Day 11: Skoura Oasis To Marrakech.

Kasbah & High Atlas Mountain Trail.

  • We meet with you at your accommodation after breakfast.
  • Visit the Moroccan film industry’s town of Ouarzazate.
  • Explore the UNESCO red-earthed Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou.
  • Visit Kasbah Telouet and admire its faded grandeur.
  • Lunch in the hair pinned bend High Atlas Mountains.
  • Drive of a lifetime over the High Atlas Mountains & Tichka Pass.
  • Photograph & refreshment stops as you like.
  • Arriving Marrakech approx late afternoon/ early evening.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Marrakech Including Dinner & Breakfast.

 

Day 12: Relaxing Free Morning & 1/2 Day Tour Marrakech.

Pink & Beguiling Imperial City.

  • We meet with you at your accommodation at mid-day.
  • Meet with local private Marrakech Guide to explore your 3rd Imperial city.
  • Take an admirative walk around the Koutoubia Mosque.
  • Cameras at the ready at the ornate Saadian Tombs.
  • Explore the highly decorative nooks & crannies of Ben Youssef Madrasa.
  • Lunch in the iconic Jemaa el fnaa square.
  • Indulge your senses at beautiful Bahia Palace & Sultans Hareem.
  • Wander the atmospheric Medina and Souks.
  • We return to your accommodation approx early evening.
  • We haven’t included dinner tonight should you wish to visit a city restaurant.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Marrakech Including Breakfast Only.

 

Day 13: Cooking Class & Marrakech Garden Day.

Feed Your Senses The Moroccan Way.

  • We meet with you at your accommodation after breakfast.
  • Short drive to the Amal Cooking School & Garden.
  • Relaxing lunch you have cooked at Amal.
  • Short drive to Yves St Laurent Museum & Majorelle Gardens.
  • Afternoon refreshments in Majorelle courtyard café.
  • Indulge your senses in Le Jardin Secret within the Medina.
  • We return to your accommodation approx late afternoon.
  • We haven’t included dinner tonight should you wish to visit a city restaurant.
  • 1 Overnight Accommodation Marrakech Including Breakfast Only.

 

Day 14: Departure Marrakech.

  • Airport Transfer.
  • Allow 45mins to arrive at Menera Airport Marrakech plus min 2hrs 30mins before your flight.
  • Today will be determined by your departure time.
  • We say our Goodbyes, Bislema!

Map



Additional Drop-off points

Chefchaouen, Meknes, Fes, Midelt, Luxury Camp Chebbi, Skoura Oasis

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Duration: 14 Days / 13 Nights

Start Point: Tangier

End Point: Marrakech

Summary Information

2 Nights Tangier, 2 Nights Chefchaouen, 1 Night Meknes, 2 Nights Fes, 1 Night Midelt, 1 Night Chebbi Camp, 1 Night Skoura Oasis, 3 Nights Marrakech,

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