Imperial Cities

Imperial Cities

€ 1 100
8 Days / 7 Nights Duration (approx.) Casablanca / Casablanca Start/End Point EN – FR -DE Language Daily Frequency

Overview

Explore the charm of Morocco, the local colours, inhabitants, food and local experiences. Heading to Rabat before exploring the ancient history of Fez, Meknes and Marrakech

Itinerary

  • 1

    Arrival to Casablanca - Casablanca / Rabat

    Arrival to Casablanca, the local driver guide will welcome you outside the airport (front of gate 2). Transfer to Rabat (Capital of Morocco) to your hotel for check-in and night in Rabat

  • 2

    Rabat / Meknes / Volubilis / Fez

    After breakfast, be prepared for a guided tour of Rabat, it will revolve around uncovering the history of Rabat. A visit to Chellah and Kasbah Ouddaya. Free time afterward to stroll around the souks and bazaars in the old city “medina of Rabat”, continue to “Café Maure”, on the bank of Bouregrag River, to enjoy a Moroccan Tea time with mint tea alongside some Moroccan goodies like: “Kaab Ghazal” and “Ghariba”. Drive to Fez. En route, a stop by Volubilis and Meknes, the archeological site of Volubilis is listed by the UNESCO as a world heritage. A specialized guide will walk you around the remains of the Roman and Berber cultures that once occupied it. Afterward, the trip will continue to the Imperial City of Meknes, one of Morocco’s lesser-visited. It was built by Moulay Ismail and was conceived to be the ‘Versailles of Morocco’. Once you meet your local guide, you’ll be able to visit the famed gate of Bab El Mansour, and Lhri. These sites are the main beating veins of the city. We will then continue our way to Fez. The more you know: Kaab Ghazal means in Arabic the hoof of the dear, and along with Ghariba and Mint Tea are symbols of Moroccan hospitality, night in Fez

  • 3

    Fez

    After breakfast, start the citytour of Fez, (once the capital of the kingdom before 1912), explore Fez the Medina which is a World Heritage Site, according to the UNESCO, and it was founded in the 9th century and it is home to the world's oldest university. Visit the major sites like Bou-Inania and Attarin Medersa, the tanners, Ess-Seffarine Square, Moulay Driss tomb, El-Nejjarine square, and the cabinet makers’ souk, the Hebrew district ‘Mellah’. In your schedule, you will have a pottery workshop with a pottery master so that you get to have a full Moroccan experience. Lunch at a local restaurant, and free afternoon. In October every year Fez held one of the largest and well known Islamic Sufi festivals with performers from around the world, night in Fez

  • 4

    Fez / Beni-Mellal / Marrakech

    After breakfast, you will be picked up, and then travel to the imperial city of Marrakech. Along the way, you will pass through small villages such as Imouzar and Ifrane. A bit later in the day, when you reach one of the morocco’s best known agricultural centers called Beni Melal. You will continue on your journey to Marrakech. On arrival in Marrakech, you will be taken to check-in at your hotel where you will be spending the night, night in Marrakech

  • 5

    Marrakech

    Breakfast and start a guided city tour of the “Ochre City”, visit first in the morning the Majorelle Garden which was named after the French painter “Jacques Majorelle” who dedicated a lot of effort and passion to this art piece. After Majorelle let’s continue after it to Menara and though the name in Arabic translates to “lighthouse”, it is actually a pavilion with a basin and a garden of orchards and olive groves. We will be heading afterward to the Koutobia Mosque and through the Jewish quarter called Mallah. After lunch at a local restaurant, finish your visit with a carriage ride or “Koutchi” to Jamaa El Fnaa. Marrakesh is known for being holy, Moroccans call it “the land of the seven men” who were huge religion and Sufi scholars that gave their lives for knowledge and worship, night in Marrakech

  • 6

    Marrakech

    Breakfast at the hotel and a free day to discover Marrakech on your pace. Have your own Marrakech experience, meet the locals, engage in the “Marrakechi” lifestyle, find the storytellers, the snake charmers and let Marrakech charm you as well, night in Marrakech

  • 7

    Marrakech / Casablanca

    Breakfast and drive to Casablanca. Once in Casablanca, you will be joined with your local guide for a visit to the Hassan II mosque, an Architectural master peace overlooking the Atlantic coast of Casablanca. Continue afterward for a tour of the city and its corniche, the Habous quarters, Royal Palace (exterior visit), night in Casablanca

  • 8

    Casablanca – End of the Trip

    Transfer to the airport of Casablanca for the return flight


Price Per Person

From Till Single Double Triple Family
01/09/2021 31/10/2021 € 1 595 € 1 380 € 1 100 -
The Price Includes
  • The Accommodation in Hotels with Breakfast
  • The Transportation by a Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • A Local licensed driver
  • A Local expert tour guides as specified: in Rabat, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca
  • Horse Carriage tour In Marrakech
  • Entrance fees as listed in the itinerary
  • Meals as mentioned in the program
  • All Taxes and Service charges
  • A Small bottle of water (0.5L) daily on board of the vehicle
The Price does not Include
  • The International flights
  • Morocco Entry visa fee
  • The Personal expenses
  • The Excess Baggage Charges
  • The Optional visits or activities
  • The Travel Insurance
  • Beverage
  • Tipping

Children Policy
  • Child up to 2 years old totally free of charge
  • Child between 2 and 5.99 years old pay 50% of adult rate
  • Child between 6 and 11.99 years old pay 75% of adult rate
  • Child 12+ years old is considered as adult person and pay same rate
  • Children policy will be applied to children who share rooms with 2 Adults, maximum one child sharing the 2 adults' accommodation

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