On the first day of the tour, Odyssey Morocco travel will take you through the Rif mountains and the city of Tetouan, which has been variously referred to as "Little Jerusalem" and "Daughter of Granada." During the Reconquista, many Moorish and Jewish aristocrats were driven out of Andalusia and settled in Tetouan. This allowed them to expand the city. You will discover the history behind the foundation of the Medina as you navigate the Medina's small alleyways. Visit the Souks before we continue the drive to Chefchaouen; which is called "The Blue Pearl" because of its blue walls. Along the way, we will stop to take in the breathtaking scenery of the mountains. Chefchaouen's blue tint dates to the 15th century, when Jews fled the Spanish Inquisition. It is surrounded by a variety of unique shops selling arts and crafts, as well as rooftop restaurants and cafes. Here, you can spend the evening in a relaxing environment while taking in the fresh air and admiring the natural scenery.
Odyssey Moroco Travel driver will pick you up after having breakfast at your hotel in Chefchaouen. Then, drive to Meknes. We will pass by Ouazzan, as we will stops on the way to enjoy the panoramic view, wonderful landscape and spotless air. Our first stop will be in the UNISCO World Heritage of Volubilis, Roman ruins, you will explore it with a local guide as you will have pictures of the stunning partially excavated mosaics, monuments, arches, and columns. The second stope will be in Meknes; explore the beautiful medina and admire its magnificent doors like; Bab Mansour, a huge gate mosaic tile, and the vast Heri es-Souani; a complex once housed stables and food warehouses. Then visit the mausoleum of Sultan Moulay Ismaïl Palace. Later in the afternoon we head to Fes city for the overnight.
Today will be dedicated to exploring the spiritual city of Morocco with a local guide. After having breakfast, you will meet your local guide and start to sightsee the old medina from the outside. Admiring a beautiful panoramic view of the medina from the tombs of Merenids. Then continue by discovering the surrounding parts, covering the most important sites inside the city, Admiring the city’s pretty fountains, the mosaic Nejjarine Fountain, Tour the Medersas (Koranic schools), dating back to the 13th century. visiting The Royal Palace Gate, the Jewish Quarter” Mellah” dates back to 14th Century, blue ceramics of the Bab Boujloud gateway and historic mosques, including the Quaraouiyine Mosque, founded by Fatima el Fihri in 859, and the Andalusian Mosque, dating back to 860. Afterward you will wander inside the narrow streets lined with intricately woven Berber carpets, and many other arts and craft objects of Morocco, visit the ceramics Cooperative to see traditional Moroccan crafts, the big Chouara Tanneries, Medersa Seffarin where metal and other decorated architectural masterpieces are made traditionally. Overnight in your Riad.
After breakfast in your Riad in Fes, we drive to Rabat, the capital of Morocco, we will visit Hassan Mosque and Tower, which were built in the 12th century and left incomplete when the Caliph died. There you will have a chance to visit the Mausoleum of the two last previous kings of Morocco, Mohammed V (who died in 1961), and his son Hassan II (who died in 1999), you will be fascinated with intricate Moroccan carving and Zelig tilework. Then, walk the Oudaias Kasbah. Late afternoon, we drive to Casablanca, the capital city of Morocco. We will pay a visit to the biggest Mosque Hassan II, United Nations Palace, and the Coastal Seaside “Corniche”, before we go to the hotel for the overnight.
On the last day of the tour, after having breakfast our driver will pick you up and drive to Asilah. All the drive will be spent along the shore, providing ample chance to explore the city. Asilah is one of the most captivating, beautiful, and enchanting cities in northern Morocco. It is a place of quiet, tranquility, and inner harmony. Perambulate amid its serene streets and painted walls. Asilah is well-known for the annual International Cultural Festival of Asilah, Morocco, which celebrates the traditional way of life of the town's inhabitants and the art of painting to the extent that it has been transformed into an open-air museum of art showing many elements of our existence. Later afternoon, we will continue to Tangier. The end of our service!
Odyssey M T will take you on expeditions to discover the different destinations in Morocco, a land with varied landscapes, beautiful colors, exotic odors, art, and without forgetting gentle and welcoming people. Our tour company offers a variety of itineraries by 4X4 vehicle, minibus, or bus to different parts of Morocco, where you will have an exciting and truly memorable adventure.