Northern Morocco: Chefchaouen, Fes & the Rif Mountains (Oct ’24)

9 Days

8 nights from Casablanca to Marrakech with G Adventures

Overview

Bursting with culture, beautiful landscapes, and mouth-watering food, northern Morocco is an absolute must for curious explorers. Walk through the photogenic “blue city” of Chefchaouen and wander the maze-like medina of Fes. Stay active by hiking to the natural rock formation of Imsfrane Cathedral and do a yoga session at sunset. Savour the traditional cuisine with open air picnic lunches and in family homes, providing unforgettable opportunities for new connections with the communities you visit. In the north, adventure is everywhere you look.

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  • Travel Style: The Geluxe Collection
  • Service Level: Upgraded
  • Physical Rating: 3 - Average

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Itinerary

Allow your imagination to run wild, dreaming of kasbahs, medinas, and exotic lands as you make your way from the airport to the hotel. A bustling seaport, Casablanca is a mix of old and new with a blend of architectural styles and yet singularly Moroccan. We welcome you to Morocco, and invite you to bring your imagination to life as you explore the country's diverse landscapes and delicious food.
Exclusive Inclusions: Your Welcome Moment Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group.
Meals included: Dinner.

See the landscapes change as you head north, past farmland and through small villages and watch for large stork nests on the tops of buildings and mosques. Fall in love at once with the charm of Chefchauoen as you arrive with picturesque alleyways and shades of blue in all directions.
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch.

Let your interests and energy level guide you today as you have the choice of 2 fantastic and different hikes in the Rif Mountains. The range is known for its narrow valleys, rivers and waterfalls with incredible views and lush scenery. There are so many great hiking options and we've picked our two favourites for you to choose from, both of which allowing you to experience local culture and dramatic views.
Exclusive Inclusions: Your OMG Day Rif Mountain Hike or Akchour Hike.
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch.

Morocco is a land of beautiful landscapes and today as you make your way from the Rif mountains to the plains of Fes you'll experience why. Pass through traditional villages and lush farmland, see rural life unfold as you prepare yourself for the next experience, ready to discover Roman ruins and Imperial cities.
Exclusive Inclusions: Your G for Good Moment Mhaya Village Community Lunch.
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch.

Walking through the maze-like medina in Fes is like stepping back in time. Brush shoulders with the locals going about their shopping as people here have done for the past thousand years. Make way for the occasional donkey and embrace the frenetic energy within the market, it is beautiful chaos like nothing you've ever experienced.
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch.

Another day of gorgeous scenery is on the menu. Wind your way from the plains back into the Middle Atlas mountains, an area not often explored by tourists, here you find a very authentic Morocco. Stop at viewpoints, villages and to stretch the legs with photo opportunities around every corner. You'll be amazed at the beauty of the lake as you approach Bin El Ouidane settle into the serene lakeside hotel in the evening.
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner.
Your OMG Stay: Widiane Resort.

Immerse yourself into the natural and beautiful landscapes on a hike to a massive natural rock formation resembling a cathedral. Sculpted over eons by wind and water, this geological wonder showcases the Earth's history, with layers of sedimentary rock narrating tales of ancient seas and shifting continents. Take yourself even deeper into the culture with a delicious lunch in a family home.
Exclusive Inclusions: Your Foodie Moment Lunch with a Berber Family.
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Your OMG Stay: Widiane Resort

Another natural wonder awaits you at Ouzoud Waterfall on the way to the bustling city of Marrakech. Throw yourself into the city's ancient historical sector and the lively marketplace full of souvenirs, hopeful shopkeepers, and food stalls for you to practice your bargaining skills. Marrakech brims with energy, history and beautiful architecture and epitomizes Morocco's diversity in cultures, people and delicious food.
Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner.

Day 9 :
Marrakech

Today your adventure comes to an end, but the memories made during your time in Morocco will live on.
Meals included: Breakfast.

Departures & Prices

  • Travel dates: selected departures in October 2024
  • Prices from: R35,999 pps SAVE R12,000 per person!

Includes / Excludes

Inclusions

  • Your G for Good Moment: Mhaya Village Community Lunch, Meknès
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your OMG Day: Rif Mountain Hike or Akchour Hike, Chefchaouen
  • Your Foodie Moment: Lunch with a Berber Family
  • Complimentary arrival transfer
  • Welcome dinner
  • Orientation walk in Chefchauoen
  • Visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis
  • Guided tour of Meknes
  • Walking tour through the historic medina of Fes including a visit to the tannery
  • Visit the Ain Asserdoun natural spring
  • Sunset yoga class in Bin El Ouidane
  • Hike to the Imsefrane Cathedral
  • Have lunch with a local Berber family and learn how to make their traditional bread
  • Set off in a kayak or a boat at sunset from Bin El Ouidane
  • Visit Ouzoud Waterfall
  • Marrakech medina guided walk including Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, souks and Jemaa el-Fnaa square
  • Farewell dinner
  • Departure transfer
  • All tips included for activities and meals, except for CEO and porterage
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Accommodations: Hotel (8 nts)
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Transportation: Private vehicle, walking
  • Staff & experts: CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides

Exclusions

  • International flights and taxes
  • Visas (if required)
  • Pre-& post-accommodation
  • Travel Insurance
  • Drinks and items of personal nature
  • Allow USD155-205 for meals not included.

Terms & Conditions

  • Prices are per person, capacity controlled, subject to availability and further subject to rate of exchange fluctuations at time of booking.
  • All G Adventures’ tours are subject to G Adventures’ full booking conditions, found here: gadventures.com/terms-conditions-policies
  • Valid for selected dates. Book by 30 June 2024.
25% Off
From R47,999 R35,999
/ Person
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Summary

  • SAVE R12,000 per person!
  • Selected dates in October 2024
  • 8 nights
  • Morocco
  • G Adventures (DCCG)