Imperial Cities Of Morocco

8 Days / 7 Nights

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Project Description

8-day Imperial Cities Of Morocco

Experience Morocco’s ancient Royal cities in style. Venture deep into Fez, Marrakesh, Rabat, and Meknes. Enjoy fine riads and shopping in the souks, as well as sampling Moroccan cuisine.

Day 1: Casablanca

Experience Morocco’s ancient Royal cities in style. Venture deep into Fez, Marrakesh, Rabat, and Meknes. Enjoy fine riads and shopping in the souks, as well as sampling Moroccan cuisine.

Casablanca Morocco hassan ii mosque casablanca morocco

Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat – Fes

After breakfast, the group will leave by van towards Fes. Along the way, you will stop for lunch at Rabat, the capital city and residence of the King, and enjoy the beautiful coastal city. After that, you will continue to Fes, the spiritual capital of Morocco.

hassan rabat

Day 3: Fes – Guided tour of the Medina

After breakfast, we will begin our guided tour of Fes medina, one of the world’s largest walled cities. You will explore its narrow streets, lined with stalls selling fresh fruit, rows of tall spice cones, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. The King’s Palace, the tanneries, as well as potters are just a few places you will get to experience. Lunch can be had in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. You will continue your tour and return to your riad for the evening.

Fes Morocco

Day 4: Fes – Excursion to Volubilis, Moulay Idriss, and Meknes

After breakfast, you will depart for the ancient Roman ruins and mosaics of Volubilis. You will spend the morning exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and conjure up life during the Roman Empire, and the holy city of Moulay Idriss. You will have lunch in Meknes, one of Morocco’s Imperial cities. In addition, your guide will take you on a tour of Meknes, then you will head off to Fes, the cultural and spiritual capital of Morocco. Dinner will be served in the Riad.

volubilis Morocco

Day 5: Fes – Marrakech (full day drive)

The group will depart for Marrakech after an early breakfast; a beautiful drive up into the Middle Atlas Mountains and along the base of the High Atlas Mountains. Upon arrival at Marrakesh, you will check in to your hotel, then head out to the Djemaa el-Fna; the center square of the medina, predominantly occupied by magicians, acrobats, snake-charmers, peddlers of traditional medicines, etc. Furthermore, the Djemaa el-Fna is one of the center attractions of Marrakech, coming alive at night with local storytellers, entertainers, not to mention mouth-watering barbecue pits.
Enjoy a cup of mint tea at a café on the rooftop terrace with a spectacular aerial view. The square is well worth a visit.

Marrakech Morocco

Day 6: a Full day guided tour of Marrakech

After breakfast, you will go on a guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco, in order to explore the Palace of the Bahia, the Saadian Tombs, and many other hidden treasures. Next, you will have lunch, and continue your tour with visiting the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque. The tour will conclude with an exploration of the souk (public market).

marrakech jemaa-el-fnaa

Day 7: Marrakech – Casablanca

Your last day of travel will be in Marrakech. There will be free time to do some final shopping in the old medina. In the afternoon, you will head back to Casablanca.

Day 8: Casablanca / Depart

You will be transported to the airport for departure.

Casablanca Morocco

What’s included:

  • Full-time Air-conditioned Transportation
  • Gasoline, road tolls, parking fee, language support.
  • Full-time Professional English Speaking Driver
  • Driver’s meals + taxes
  • Pick up from your Hotel/riad + drop off at your hotel/riad

Not included:

  • lunch + local guide
  • Personal Spendings
  • Travel Insurance