The holiday starts in Málaga before crossing the Strait of Gibraltar to the exotic city of Tangiers. After a night in Tangiers we travel to the Rif mountains and highly picturesque “blue” town of Chefchaouen. This Northern part of Morocco is quite inaccessible and little known to tourism and here there are some walking excursions for those inclined.
Now we drive south to the magnificent imperial city of Fes to meander through a labyrinth of narrow streets where men with laden donkeys still ply their trade. From here to the holy and traditional town of Moulay Idriss and on to the impressive Roman ruins of Volubilis the most western city of the Roman empire. Finally we arrive at the walled capital of Rabat.
This is a holiday that takes you well off the beaten track and back centuries into a beautiful and rural land. Designed for both the intrepid walker and those not so keen on walking but equally inspired to get under the skin of this fascinating country.
Overall walking distance: 47 miles
Longest walking day: 12 miles
Walking grade 3: Tough at times with stony parts under foot, steep uphill stretches, max 16 miles per day.
Going under foot: Cobbled streets and mountainous terrain
Option to walk less: Yes, there are plenty of options to walk shorter distances.
£2,750 per person sharing a room
£3,150 per person individual room
The prices include 7 nights full board, wine with lunch and dinner, services of English speaking guides, airport transfers and transport throughout the week and entrance fees as specified. Flights not included
Accommodation en route: Elegant Riads, a charming mountain gite and boutique hotels
All accommodation has private bathrooms.
Arrival Airport: Málaga
Departure Airport: Casablanca