Imperial Cities Tour 9 days / 8 nights
Departure /Arrival Casablanca
Day 1: Casablanca
Arrive in Casablanca Airport. Your
local tour guide will meet you then escort you to your hotel
(depending on time of arrival).
Dinner and stay overnight.
Today After breakfast at hotel, you
will have a short city tour of Casablanca, the largest city in
Morocco; it is the heart of commerce and industry, you will visit
Hassan II mosque built on water alongside the Atlantic Ocean. Later
on, you will depart to Rabat. Stopping for lunch then having a
sightseeing tour of the administrative capital of Morocco.
You will visit the Royal Palace, The Mausoleum of Mohamed V and the
Hassan Tower, the minaret of incomplete mosque initiated by The
Almohad ruler, Yaacoub al-Mansour. You may also visit The Kasbah des
Oudaias, white houses with blue painted parapets located near to the
Atlantic coast. Dinner and overnight
Rabat » Meknes » Fes.
Today After breakfast at hotel,
you will travel to Meknes then to the nearby city Fes. Meknes is the
third Imperial city of Morocco with its famous door, it is
known as "The Versailles of Morocco. You will explore Bab El
Mansour, one of the most beautiful
gateways. Continue your sightseeing tour by visiting the Mausoleum
of Moulay Ismail. You will have time for lunch then visit the Old
and new Medina. Later on you will visit the village of Moulay
Idriss Zerhoun which is a place of pilgrimage for Moroccans.
Afterward you will discover the ancient Roman ruins of Volubulis.
Finally drive to Fes.Enjoy your
evening with traditional Moroccan dinner .Spend the night in a Riad
Day 4: Fes.
Today after breakfast, you will have a sightseeing tour to explore
the Royal city of Fès. Your morning will be spent visiting the
medieval Medina (old city) with its ramparts and narrow streets that
was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981. You will see the
16th Century Merinid Tombs Ruins. You will visit the Bouanania and
the Attarine Medersas constructed in the early 14th century by the
Merinides, the Karaouine Mosque (The ancient educational centre of
Islamic learning), and the Nejjarine Marble Fountain. You will have
a break for lunch at a typical Moroccan restaurant. Continuing on
your visit, you will view the decorated gate of Bab Boujeloud, the
medieval tanneries, the Royal Palace .Then visit of the Souks (local
markets) where merchants and craftsmen sell their hand-made
jewellery, leather goods, copperware and pottery. Dinner and
accommodation at a hotel.
5: Fes » Ifran » Azrou
» Beni Mellal » Ouzoud Waterfalls » Marrakech.
After breakfast at hotel,
departure to Marrakech (the pearl of the south)
through the Middle Atlas via Ifran, Azrou and Beni
Mellal. In Ifran “known as The
Moroccan Switzerland”, you will see the stone lion before we
continue on our drive to Azrou. Later on, you will have the
chance to view the old tree (800 years, named Cedre Gouraud) and
meet the monkeys in cedar forest.
From here we cross Azrou, a Berber town known for its green
tiled roofs. We will reach Beni
Mellal where you will enjoy your lunch.
our drive, you may visit the impressive
Waterfalls before we arrive to Marrakech
where you will enjoy your evening meal and spend the night in a Riad
Day 6: Marrakech
Today can be devoted to sightseeing in Marrakech, the imperial city
of the South. You will visit the Koutoubia Mosque and admire its
tower, the Majorelle Garden; a botanical garden with its varied
plants, the 16th century Saadian Tombs; all decorated in colourful
mosaic tiles, the 19th century Bahia
Palace with its beautiful eastern Architecture. You will have a
break for lunch. In the afternoon, you will have time to explore the
fascinating Souks and the narrow alleys around the Djemâa El-Fna
Square. In the evening, you will be enchanted with snake charmers,
singers, acrobats, dancers, narrators and story-tellers – moving
from one group to another .Enjoy your dinner and spend the night in
a hotel or Riad.
Day 7: Marrakech »
This morning after breakfast, we will leave
Marrakech “the red city”
toward Essaouira. You may visit an Argan factory run by women and
get to know about the process of making Argan oil. You will explore
the port of the Coastal tourist town
of Essaouira. Enjoy a fresh
seafood lunch in the medina.
The afternoon is at your leisure
for a personal exploration;
you can swim and relax on the beach. Enjoy your evening meal and
spend the night in a Riad or hotel.
Day 8: Essaouira »
Safi » Oualidia » El Jadida » Casablanca
Today we will leave Essaouira toward
Casablanca “the commercial centre of
Morocco” via the costal road while admiring the views. We will pass
by Safi then to Oualida where you will enjoy delicious seafood in
this wonderful place. After lunch we will continue to Casablanca
passing by El Jadida (was known with Mazagan); this old medina was
established in 1513 by the Portuguese. Arrive to Casablanca early
evening, enjoy your dinner and overnight in a hotel.
Day 9: Casablanca.
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the Airport
depending your flight
Get a quote price based on the number of
travelers and the level of accommodation you prefer.
THE TOUR PRICE
for 9 days: a comfortable car vehicle + Fuel.
and well-experienced Driver / guide speaking English.
Mid-range hotels and Riads.
Local guides in
Rabat, Mekness, Fes and Marrakech.
Stop for photos
NOT INCLUDED IN
THE TOUR PRICE:
All entrance fees to all sites and monuments on tour.
Lunch meals: Can
be taken in good local restaurants on the way.