3-Day Morocco Tour from Costa del Sol to Tangier
Type of tour: Multi-day Tours
Duration of this tour: 3 days
This tour commences in: Costa del Sol, Spain
Region of Spain: Andalucia
Discover the beauty of Morocco on a 3-day tour to Tangier from Costa del Sol. Enjoy views of the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean on a ferry trip through the Strait of Gibraltar before taking a sightseeing coach tour of Tangier. Continue on foot through the historical center with your guide; visit the medina (pre-colonial quarter), the souk (local market) and the kasbah (old fortress); wander around a traditional bazaar; and enjoy a traditional Moroccan lunch at a local restaurant (included). Then, have free time to discover more of Tangier on your own. Throughout your journey, you will learn interesting facts about Morocco from your professional tour guide. Two nights of accommodation in a 3-star hotel, transportation and meals per itinerary are included.
Day 1: Costa del Sol – Tangier (L, D)
After pickup from your hotel, relax on the drive through the Andalusian countryside. Learn interesting facts about the region from your guide as you travel to Tarifa or Algeciras (depending on your pickup location). Then, embark on a ferry ride and admire views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea as you cross the Strait of Gibraltar.
One hour later, arrive at Tangier harbor and start your Moroccan adventure with a sightseeing coach tour through the modern part of Tangier, and continue on foot to the historical center to visit the kasbah and souk.
Next, head to a typical Moroccan restaurant to sample some local delicacies (included), like tagine (meat and vegetables slow-cooked in an clay pot) or couscous.
Continue to a traditional bazaar where Moroccan carpets, traditional slippers, leather objects and other traditional Moroccan handicrafts are displayed. Time permitting, visit a Barbary pharmacy, also called a ‘spice shop,’ where the locals buy natural beauty products and spices for cooking. Continue to your centrally located hotel, where you can sample more Moroccan delicacies at dinner (included).
Accommodation: Hotel Chellah in Tangier
Day 2: Tangier (B, D)
After breakfast at your hotel (included), the day is yours to visit Tangier on your own. Your guide will recommend landmarks to visit, such as the fishing port with its white-washed houses. Explore more of the local markets and soak in the cultural atmosphere at your leisure. Dinner and accommodation are included at the same hotel.
Accommodation: same hotel in Tangier
Day 3: Tangier – Costa del Sol (B)
On your last day, enjoy breakfast before checking out of your hotel. You’ll be picked up by your local guide by coach (at the time agreed on the first day) and head to Tangier harbor to begin your journey back to Spain.