Exploring Morocco will be more fun from Costa del Sol with this 10 day tour package! The trip will start from the magnificent coastal area of Gibraltar Strait then continue to visit six Moroccan cities layer by layer. A professional local guide will take you to every historic and notable monuments and sites in each city. Also, you will get an optional dinner at the famous restaurant due to its typical and joyful show, Chez Ali Fantasia.
What you can expect
At Malaga Airport, you will be picked up and driven to the selected hotel for your convenience. You will have for about 3 days of leisure on the picturesque coastal beach with natural background of Sierra Blanca “White Range”.
You will depart to Morocco by ferry and cruise on the Gibraltar Strait. After your arrival at Algeciras or Tarifa Port, you will get in a convenience bus to Fez. This antediluvian imperial city will charm you by its Royal Palace, Christian and Jewish Quarter and the “Medina” (Old City) which was declared by UNESCO as the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Meknes is awaiting for you on the next day and you will have short tranquil driving tour around the Great Mansour Gate. The bus will then continue through the famous Beni Mella Avenue to Marrakech. As the capital city, Marrakech has so many things to offer. You will have sightseeing tour and visit Koutoubia Tower, Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace and Dejna El Fna Square. In this old part area, you will see lots of street attractions such as fortune tellers, snake tamers, acrobats and dancers. In the evening, you can have an optional dinner and show at the famous Chez Ali Fantasia.
You will transit in Casablanca and have short tour around the business capital of Morocco. Another similar governmental city, Rabat will show you how glorious the diplomatic and administrative offices fused with Royal Palace, Mohamed V Mausoleum and Hasan Tower.
The last city in Morocco is Tangier where you will have free time roaming in the town before leaving with a ferry. You will have a wonderful afternoon cruise to Costa del Sol.
Day 1: Costa del Sol
Get the convenience of the assistance at the airport , your driver will help you to take you to the hotel. Here enjoy the bliss of comfort and soothing ambiance.
Overnight: Tourist class/First class - Melia Costa del Sol
Day 2: Costa del Sol
Have luscious breakfast at your hotel and set off for the sightseeing of thrilling local areas of Costa Del Sol. You will be recommended some splendid places to explore on your own. This place is known to have magnificent mediterranean sea with stupendous mountain view. You can enjoy long walks by the seaside, spend your awesome time on beaches, go for trekking, visit theme parks or lakes for spending the quality time with your friends or family. Must visit Marbella old town, Ojen, Istan and a beautiful town of Ronda. Spend great and memorable time by visiting the unknown places to experience the pleasure and thrillness both. Head back to your hotel to have palatable dinner and good sleep.
Day 3: Costa del Sol – Fez
Enjoy your breakfast and depart for Algeciras or Tarifa to cross the strait of Gibraltar by a Ferry boat. First, you will reach Morocco, which is known for its old magical splendor. Apart from the natural beauty of deserts, mountains, etc. Morocco is famous for its wonderful craft, it is known to have great leather work, carpentry, amazing ceramic and vibrant collection of craft items. Its mint tea is also amazingly made for all the important discussions.
Here you will disembark and reach Fez, which has got the popularity for having the oldest Qarawiyyin university. It has also got the eyeballs for being the largest car-free urban zone of the world. Here the transport is managed by mules, donkeys and handcarts. It has amazing medreses, museums, mosques and the interesting markets especially in the old part of the city. Head back to the hotel for a nice stay and great dinner.
Overnight: Tourist class - Menzeh Zalagh/Sofia (4-star). First class - Royal Mirage or Parc Palace (4-star)
Day 4: Fez
Enjoy your healthy and tasty breakfast and set off for the travel to the most ancient city, Fez. This place is known to have restored the traditional houses. Fez catches the attention for having the old streets, local shops and stalls. It is very important to know the history of this imperial city. A walk to Medina is an amazing experience. It has also been declared as World Heritage Site by Unesco. Here, you will see lot of hustle and bustle of the souks (markets).
Royal Palace and Jewish Quarter are the most worth visiting places. Royal palace comprises of fascinating gardens, a great mosque and a school or Madrassas for qur'anic studies. General public is prohibited to enter the premises, as King of Morocco resides here with his family. Jewish Quarter is a truly special place, adorned and maintained by muslims. The ornamental balconies and forged iron windows characterize this iconic place.
Medina has got the popularity for having the oldest university of the world. It is quite an interesting place to enjoy bronze stuff, lanterns, spices, metal art work and perfumes on nominal prices. You can find lots of such interesting stuff. The mules and donkeys transport the goods here, as it is the largest car-free urban zone of the world, so enjoy the visit to splendid medreses, museums, mosques and the interesting markets especially in the old part of the city.
Enjoy your lunch at your leisure and head back to the hotel for an optional dinner with spectacular show.
Day 5: Fez – Meknes – Marrakech
Have breakfast and depart for Marrakech. On the way, you will also get to visit Meknes, which is an imperial city, bustling with modernisation. It is quite a vibrant place with stunning Royal Palace, amazing restaurants and lively nightlife. Bab el Mansour is the largest and the grandest all imperial Morocco gates. It is very well maintained with awesome inscriptions written over. It is surely one of the most popular historical monuments. You can see an Ancient Palaces and Dar Jamai Museum, great deserts and lovely markets, etc.
After that, the journey will be resumed to take you to Marrakech, the name itself means ‘The Land Of God”. This imperial city is divided into two parts. The old historic part of the city is called as Medina, which is famous for its narrow streets and crumbling palaces, noisy souks and trained artisans. The another part of the city is drastically different. This place, which is named as Gueliz or Ville Nouvelle, is made in ultra modern European style, has the chain of modern food courts, restaurants and lavish branded stores.
Explore this place for Bahia Palace, which is famous for its excellent architecture. You may also see beautiful mosques, museums, galleries, squares and gardens for passing the best quality time. Head back to hotel for enjoying a nice dinner and good sleep.
Overnight: Tourist class - Atlas Asni or Golden Tulip (4-star). First class - Atlas Medina or Royal Mirage (4-star)
Day 6: Marrakech
Have breakfast at Marrakech and head towards the major landmarks of the city, like Koutoubia, Twin Tower of Giralda in Seville and Saadiness Tombs, which were discovered in 1917. Sultan Ahmed al Mansour was buried here. These tombs are the major tourist highlight for it’s artistic charm of the decoration. At the end of 1900, this place was considered as the most luxurious building of the kingdom with sprawling gardens and impressive decorations. Make a delightful visit to Bay Palace for its typical architecture.
Must pay a visit to Dejna El Fna Square, which is quite an interesting place to see snake charmers, fortune tellers, dancers and acrobats. You will completely forget your tiredness by visiting this amazingly excited place. Have delicious lunch of your choice at one of the nicest restaurants and enjoy your leisure afternoon to explore the city on your own.
In the evening go for enjoying an optional show of Chez Ali Fantasia, which is absolutely enthralling and engaging. It is known to have seductive ambience and the show is performed by the great acrobats, dancers and singers. After enjoying at your heart's content, head back to your hotel for sheer comfort and relaxation.
Day 7: Marrakech – Casablanca – Rabat
Have breakfast at your Marrakech hotel and move towards Casablanca, which is the largest city of Morocco. We will go for short panoramic tour of this place. It is amongst the rocking metropolitans of the world with all the modernized boutiques, well maintained french colonial buildings, interesting markets and great old part of the town. There are some important sights which you can’t afford to miss, like Place Mohammed V, which is located in the main Square of the town with huge fountain. It is surrounded by classic French Colonial architecture.
Must visit Solidarita Feminine to experience Hammam, you would love to try steam bath and scrub in an old moroccan way. The Corniche is also an exciting place to try out some tempting food in amazing restaurants. You can also go for having fun and relaxation in sizzling night clubs here. After this short trip, we will head towards Rabat, where you will have nice dinner and accommodation waiting for you.
Overnight: Tourist class - Chellah. First class - Golden Tulip (4-star) or Rabat.
Day 8: Rabat – Larache – Tangier
Have breakfast at Rabat and head towards the city tour of this diplomatic and administrative capital of Morocco. We will cover up the most significant and delightful places of Rabat. It’s really an incredibly soothing and welcoming place, which is known to have a great deal of amazing historical monuments and stunning architecture. This is a perfect place for well maintained and clean beaches.
Another monument, Le Tour Hassan is an amazing 44 meter tall minaret and the important fact is that the construction of this Minaret commenced in 1195 and it never got completed. Similarly, Royal Palace is also equally significant place to visit, as the king of Morocco lives here with his family. So, you can admire it’s beauty from outside only.
Mohamed Mausoleum is one of the most prestigious modern monuments, made in typically Moroccan style. This place is lavishly adorned with zellij mosaic and exotic designing. This is famous for having the tombs of father and grandfather of present king of Morocco. We will depart for Tangier via Larache. We will set off for the short city tour of this place. Tangier, being a loveable place, forced the writers and poets to write the beautifully romantic stuff. Tangier presents an exciting blend of African and European influences.
It has also got the popularity for having The Medina, which boasts of having a typical Moroccan styled markets with famous tea stalls, shops and not to be missed brothels. You can also visit Place de France for sipping some nice tea and enjoying the sea view. Similarly, Kasaba is also a lovely to enjoy a nice view of the ocean. After having a fabulous day time, go for having dinner and lovely sleep at your the hotel.
Overnight: Tourist class/First class - Atlas Almohade / Rif.
Day 9: Tangier – Costa del Sol
Have breakfast at your Tangier hotel and get ready to move for the journey to Pier, from where you will board a ferry and come across strait of Gibraltar, which will bring you back to Spain. From Spain you will head towards Costa del Sol for dinner and accommodation.
Day 10: Costa del Sol
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport, end of our services.
Hotels detailed above are subject to change