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From Tarifa: Full-Day Trip to Tangier

1. From Tarifa: Full-Day Trip to Tangier

Cross the Strait of Gibraltar by ferry to spend the day in the lively city of Tangier and get a feel for life in Morocco. Upon arrival in Africa, meet a local guide and take a minibus tour through the city and continue to see rural sights such as the Caves of Hercules and the amazing Cape Spartel promontory. Return to the vibrant city center to explore the bustling alleys of the medina and discover the most important corners of the historical city center. Enjoy lunch and go for a camel ride if you wish to experience the city from a different perspective. Return to Spain on the ferry and be back in time for dinner.

Imperial Cities: 3-Day Trip from Marrakech to Chefchaouen

2. Imperial Cities: 3-Day Trip from Marrakech to Chefchaouen

Day 1: Marrakech – Béni Mellal – Azrou - Ifran – Fez Depart Marrakech and cross the Atlas Mountains, in a green environment populated by baboon monkeys. Surrounded by colorful fields and hills, the road leads to the dam of Beni Mellal. Stop to make beautiful photos in the cedar forest, then drive to one of the world’s cleanest and most fascinating cities, Ifrane, known in Morocco as “Little Switzerland.” Explore a quick city tour around Fez. Day 2: Fez – Chefchaouen Following breakfast at your hotel, get ready to continue your visit by the labyrinthine streets of Fez and explore the oldest medina of Morocco built from the 7th century with its Souks, palaces, mosques, Koranic schools and Mellah. Travel through the mountains of Rif to the beautiful Berber city of Chefchaouen. Accompanied by your guide, spend your time exploring the whitewashed streets of Chaouen, animated by the beautifully dressed locals. Day 3: Chefchaouen – Rabat – Casablanca - Marrakech Head to Rabat to explore the capital of Morocco and the residence of the king. Visit the Hassan Tower with its mausoleum of King Mohammed V. Then it’s on to Casablanca for a visit to the majestic Hassan II mosque, the largest mosque in the world.

From Seville: Day Trip to Tangier, Morocco

3. From Seville: Day Trip to Tangier, Morocco

Depart from Seville and journey to the beautiful village of Tarifa to catch the fast ferry to Tangier.   Upon arrival, discover the cosmopolitan flavor of a city that combines the cultures of Africa and Europe. Take a panoramic city tour by bus and visit the Cap Spartel promontory at the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar. Visit the Caves of Hercules, where ancient Greek and later Roman mythology believed the demi-god slept before his eleventh labor.  Return to the city center to enjoy lunch in a traditional restaurant. Then, explore the narrow streets of the Medina and discover its most picturesque spots. Return to the port for the journey back to Seville in the late evening. IMPORTANT FOR YOUR TRIP TO TANGIER : Covid Vaccination Certificate with 2 or 3 valid doses (less than 9 months since last vaccination). If this is not the case, you must be PCR negative. PCR valid for 48 h. You must complete an official health form.Those over 12 years of age must have their vaccination certificate.

From Tangier: Day Trip to Chefchaouen

4. From Tangier: Day Trip to Chefchaouen

Starting from Tangier at 9:00 AM, this tour will take you high up into the Rif Mountains to discover Chefchaouen, the beautiful blue door and white walled Medina, which was originally a Berber post. Enjoy a guided tour of the city when you arrive. See the main square, the heart of Chefchaouen, with its 18th-century kasbah, central mosque, and cafes with authentic Moroccan style menus. Stroll the market to discover a mix of traditional Moroccan and tourists souvenirs. Visit the Jewish Quarter behind the jewelry souk to discover a unique part of the city. Drive back to Tangier and arrive by 5:00 PM.

From Tangier: Day Trip to Chefchaouen and Akchour Waterfalls

5. From Tangier: Day Trip to Chefchaouen and Akchour Waterfalls

Visit Chefchaouen, a beautiful blue door and white-walled medina that was originally a Berber post. The main square is the heart of Chefchaouen, with the 18th-century kasbah, a central mosque and cafes with authentic Moroccan style menus. The market is a mix of traditional Moroccan and tourist souvenirs — it’s often very busy, but worth a visit for the bargains. On your walking tour with your driver, explore the kasbah which was built by Moulay Ismail and is now practically a ruin next to the Great Mosque. Visit the charming main square and the souks that sell an array of goods. If you head to the Jewish quarter behind the jewelry souk, you will feel the difference between it and the main Arabic feel of the town. Afterwards, discover the waterfalls of Akchour, a natural beauty, and the small breathtaking waterfalls. A local tour guide is provided at Akchour.

Chefchaouen: Guided Food Tour with over 6 Tasting Stops

6. Chefchaouen: Guided Food Tour with over 6 Tasting Stops

Your Moroccan food adventure begins with a meet and greet at Bab Al Ain, from here, walk through the picturesque streets of the Old Medina and feel immersed in the vibrant atmosphere of Chefchaouen. As you wander through the bustling laneways of the Medina, learn about how food is at the heart of Moroccan culture, history and traditions, and stop at over 6 delicious vendors to taste the flavors of the region. There’s plenty to taste along the way, including fresh juices, dates, olives, cheese, fruit, tea, and more. Midway through the tour, stop at a traditional local restaurant for lunch or dinner to taste an array of authentic delicacies and learn more about Moroccan food and culture.

From Casablanca: Private Day Trip to Chefchaouen with Medina

7. From Casablanca: Private Day Trip to Chefchaouen with Medina

Connect with your driver/guide, who will pick you up from your accommodation in Casablanca to drive to Chefchaouen, the pearl of the north and the blue city. Enjoy the breathtaking sceneries of the Rif mountains. Begin with visiting and instagraming the Medina and the Outa Hammam Square. Then, head to the Great Mosque and the Alcazaba or kasbah. Afterwards, sightsee the Laundries Of Chefchaouen. Now, enjoy a delicious lunch in any of your driver's recommended restaurants. Finally, drive back to Casablanca by the afternoon, arrival to your accommodation in casablanca at about 9.00PM Tour ends.

Tangier Highlights Private 6-Hour Tour

8. Tangier Highlights Private 6-Hour Tour

Explore the cosmopolitan city of Tangier on a private sightseeing tour and discover all its main attractions, from bustling markets to historic caves. You will first drive to Malabata Cape (East Tangier) for a great orientation view of the city. Look over at Europe on one side and Africa on the other. Drive through the new city to Spartel Cape (West Tangier), considered the most northwesterly point of Africa, and where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean. The next stop will be the Caves of Hercules, inhabited since the Neolithic period. According to legend, the caves were once the home of Hercules, who created the Straits of Gibraltar with a single blow of his hand. Discover the old face of the city, starting with the Kasbah, where artists and writers have gathered for centuries. Go to the Archaeological Museum, before walking through the colorful streets of the Medina to Mendoubia Gardens and Saint Andrews Church. Experience the electric atmosphere of the Berber market of Sidi Bouabid, where you will have some free time to shop before your drop-off.

Tangier: Food Walking Tour

9. Tangier: Food Walking Tour

Meet your local guide and begin walking through the winding streets of the Old Medina of Tangier, the beating heart of Moroccan cosmopolitan culture. Listen to fascinating anecdotes regarding the history and traditions of food in the region. The food in Tangier is delicious, rich, and varied. Taste a fresh juice, dates, cheese, olives, fresh fruits, mint tea, and a complete main meal. Begin the tour in the morning at Sour Maagazine. Meander through the city for 3 to 3.5 hours and 2.5 to 3 miles, stopping at more than 6 spots for tastings along the way. Upon completion of the tour, savor a tasty full meal in a traditional local restaurant. The tour ends at Cafe El Hafa.

Chaouen: 4- Hour Moroccan Cooking Class

10. Chaouen: 4- Hour Moroccan Cooking Class

Dive into the local culture and discover the rich mix of Berber, Arabic, Andalusian, and Mediterranean influence in the national cuisine. A local chef will present you with various choices of meals to prepare including tagine, fish Bastille, harcha (bread made from semolina), and Arabic pastries.  The day begins with hotel pickup from Chefchaouen. Once at the local home, get to know all the specialty ingredients in Moroccan cooking and chat with the host about Moroccan culture and customs. You are welcome to ask as much as you like – your local host will be happy to help you discover the culinary traditions.  Learn about the proper presentation of gourmet plates and then sit down to enjoy your homemade meal. Finish off with a typical Moroccan tea and collect your Certificate of Completion for the class.

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What people are saying about Northern Morocco

I had such a blast in this tour, the most incredible day in Tangier with Rashid, our incredible guide. Rashid picked up our group right at the ferry in Morocco and took us to wonderful spots in the city to explore. He is probably the happiest person in Morocco and has a wonderful laugh! He provided excellent guidance on what to see, experience, eat, shop, and pay for in Tangier. As a solo female traveler, I felt completely safe with him and trusted him to take care of me and our group. He is affective to every need or want you may have. The tour itself was great, we got to see the old and new town of Tangier, learn about the history of the city and Medina, ride camels, have a traditional lunch and tea, and visit a traditional textile shop with beautiful goods for a great price. He had us back to the port in time for our ferry back to Spain and left us happy and in awe of the beautiful country of Morocco. Thank you Rashid!

This experience was just incredible. The blue city and the waterfalls are just magical. Our guide, Omar, was simply the best guide I’ve ever had in my many experiences of traveling. We began our trip by going to the blue city. We drank a really fresh orange juice (that was offered to us by Omar) and he took really good quality pictures of us. We then went to the waterfalls and, oh boy ! It was breathtaking. The beauty of the nature was simply amazing. Omar followed us in every little crazy idea we had. He was kind, patient, and really knew the best places. He took us to a spot not full of tourists where we were able to eat right next to the water. I really recommend this trip, either with friends, partners, or family it is simply the best day trip. If you go there, ask for Omar, he’s the best. I’m definitely going back this summer with family!

What a great tour, one of the best I have ever been on! The transportation was super comfortable. The tour guides were so kind and informative. Felt very safe and taken care of as a young group of females as well. The Akchour waterfalls were beautiful, and Chafchaouen is the most beautiful city I have ever been to.

The tour was phenomenal. Both the Chefchaouen leg and the waterfalls were the highlights of our trip to Morocco. May be the best tour I’ve ever been on. Our guide was Omar and he was incredible. Would highly highly recommend to any and everyone!

Adil was too kind. The guides in each city are simply amazing. The cooperatives that took us were wonderful and the restaurants had delicious food. Adil is too kind. It is a tour that is 100% worth it