Let’s tour to Costa del Sol and Morocco in 7 days with this tour package! You will have plenty siesta time in the Mediterranean beach before crossing the panoramic Gibraltar strait to one of Morocco’s ports. The you will itinerate to Fez, Meknes, Rabat and Tanger. The cities are very authentic and you can also ramble around the traditional spice market. You will experience an exotice Moroccan vibrant in the old towns and maybe gain some knowledge about Moroccan traditional wedding in the jewelry market.
What you can expect
From Malaga airport, you will be picked up to the selected hotel in Costa del Sol. Within 3 days, you will be given private time to enjoy the beach, sunshine and the beautiful background of Sierra Blanca.
Your journey to Morocco will start to Algeciras or Tarifa Port by ferry. The breathtaking view of Gibraltar strait will spoil your eyes during the journey. Then, a panoramic coach will drive you to one of the most ancient cities in Morocco, Fez. No wonder if UNESCO declared “Medina” or the Old City as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Also, you will visit the Royal Palace and ramble in Christian and Jewish Quarter. If you wish, for optional evening entertainment you can have a pleasant Moroccan traditional dance while dining.
On the fifth days, you will visit three other cities. In Meknes, you will have a quick tour to The Hedine Square and the Great Mansour Gate. Meanwhile in Rabat, which is the capital of diplomatic and administrative area in the country, you will see the highlighted sites such as the Royal palace, Mohamed V Mausoleum and the Hassan Tower. In the evening, you will arrive in Tanger and continue the tour in the next morning.
In Tanger, you will have free time to roam in the city. We suggest you to go to the jewelry and spice market where some merchants will kindly explain you about the tradition in Moroccan marriage. At scheduled time, you will get back to a shuttle bus to the port. You will once again across Gibraltar strait and maybe lucky enough to see the sunset from the ferry.
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 – Tarifa – Tangier – Rabat – Casablanca
Have your breakfast and depart along the Costa del Sol to Algeciras. It is the largest city on the Bay of Gibraltar. From here you will be taken by Ferry Boat to the strait of Gibraltar, which offers purely blissful experience. It is known to be an important place where Europe meets Africa. While passing through this route, you will reach Morocco, which is also a great tourist attraction. This place is largely full of deserts and rugged mountains. Sahara Desert of this place is known to have a magical beauty. To explore the desert by camel trekking offers an unforgettable experience. After enjoying the beauty of this place, you will be taken to Casablanca, which is the largest city of Morocco. Here you will see the charm of Old Medina, the glory of Corniche, King Hassan Mosque and Casablanca Cathedral, which is beautifully designed in a Neo Gothic style. Get back to the hotel for dinner and stay.
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.
Overnight: Tourist / First class - Menzeh Zalag / Sofia
Day 5: Fez – Meknes – Rabat – Tangier
Have breakfast at Fez and head towards the ancient as well as modern city of Meknes. You will get a chance to enjoy a short Panoramic city tour here. You would love to see Bab Mansour gate, which is considered as the largest and the most stunning gates of the Moroccan cities.
Must go for mid day shopping at this place, you will find plastics, fabrics, lanterns, perfumes spices, piles of olives, oranges and bananas. You can also enjoy the visit to many ancient mosques, galleries and museums.
Next, you will be heading towards Rabat, the capital city of Morocco. It’s really a pleasant and welcoming place, having a great deal of historical monuments and stunning architecture. This is a perfect place for neat and clean beaches. Le Tour Hassan and gardens are well preserved places, you are surely going to love the lush green landscapes of this place.
Must pay a visit to Hassan Tower, as it is a great landmark and most striking historic place of 12th century. Royal palace is also equally significant place to visit, as the king of Morocco lives here with his family.
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. The journey will be continued to visit Tangier.
Overnight: Tourist / First class - Atlas Almohade or Rif
Day 6 : Tangier – Tarifa – 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, where you will end the tour.
Day 7: Costa del Sol
After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport, end of our services.
Hotels detailed above are subject to change