Morocco’s Imperial Cities

This Tour Highlights The Best Imperial Cities Of Morocco And Allows You To Familiarize Yourself With The Moroccan History, Traditions, Food And Souks/Local Markets. You Are Going To Visit Casablanca, Rabat, Meknes, Fes, And The Red City Marrakech.

Imperial Cities of Morocco Itinerary:

5 Night / 6 Days

Welcome to Casablanca airport, you are being picked up at the airport by your private driver/guide; he will wait for you outside of the airport with your name on a pancart, and then transfer to your hotel in Casablanca city. Check in at your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Optional dinner. Overnight in Casablanca.

After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, embark on a city tour of Casablanca. Your sightseeing adventure will commence with visits to prominent landmarks such as the exterior of the magnificent Hassan II Mosque and the picturesque Corniche seaside. While exploring, your guide will inform you about any unexpected closures of the Hassan II Mosque due to local religious observances.

Following the exploration of Casablanca, proceed with a transfer to Rabat, the capital of Morocco and one of the Imperial Cities. Upon arrival, embark on a comprehensive city tour. Highlights of the tour include viewing the Royal Palace, exploring the ancient ruins of Chellah, visiting the Oudaya Kasbah, and admiring the towering 12th-century red sandstone Hassan Tower. Optionally, you can enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in Rabat before continuing your journey.

Next, transfer to Meknes, where you will discover the enchanting walled city, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Meknes served as the capital of Morocco during the reign of Moulay Ismail (1672–1727). While in Meknes, marvel at the monumental horseshoe-shaped Bab Mansour gate, considered the grandest of all imperial Moroccan gateways. Take in the beauty of the city’s architecture adorned with priceless mosaics, lavish tiles, and inscriptions.

Conclude the day’s travels with a departure for Fez, the imperial city known as the spiritual capital of Morocco. Optionally, you may choose to indulge in dinner before retiring for the night. Prepare for an enriching experience as you immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and history of Fez. Enjoy an overnight stay in this captivating city.

After breakfast enjoy the Guided city tour of Fes, Visit the many hidden treasures of the Medina (old city) that only a Moroccan guide will know. View the exterior of the Royal Palace and walk through the famed Jewish Quarter of the medina where you will get a chance to walk through one of the few remaining Jewish cemeteries in Morocco. Continue with a panoramic view of the ancient medina of Fes. Enjoy an authentic experience at the traditional ceramic crafts village of Fes after that. Your next stop is Fes El Bali, the ancient town or Medina, which is a medieval part of Fes that has not changed for centuries. Optional lunch at a local restaurant. Visit the famous Al-Karaouine mosque, built by Fatima Al Fihria in 857. Al-Karaouine mosque became home to the University of Al-Karaouine, which is the first university in the world. View the Attarine Medersa, Moulay Idriss mausoleum, and visit the Nejjarine Fountains and Museum. Finally A short visit to the surrounding leather shops give you the best view of the oldest Leather Tannery in the world. The tannery dates back at least nine centuries. Optional dinner. Overnight in Fes.

After breakfast. Departure for Marrakech, via a magnificent and very diverse journey. You will first cross the Middle Atlas Mountains passing by Ifrane, a charming town and ski resort in the heart of a magnificent cedar and Scrub oak forest where streams abound. Ifrane is famous for its Alpine climate, European-style houses and its 1665 metres (5,460 ft) in elevation.Expect to find animals like the threatened Barbary Macaque. Then continue to Beni Mellal, which is an important economic centre in Morocco in the areas of petrochemical production, textile manufacturing as well as agriculture. Optional lunch at a local restaurant. Late in the afternoon, little by little, as you approach Marrakech, you will see the red earth blend with the blue of the sky and the green of the palm trees. Arrive at your hotel in Marrakech. Optional dinner. Overnight in Marrakech.
After Breakfast, Explore the city of Marrakech with your Guide. Begin at the 16th century Saadian Tombs, which is a site that dates back to the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603). The tombs were discovered in 1917 and were restored by the Beaux-arts service. Continue to the Koutoubia Minaret and the beautiful Bahia Palace. The markets, and the famous Djemaa el Fna Square. The famous square; the size of a football field is as it was 500 years ago: storytellers, dancers, vendors of Magic potions,, snake charmers, and acrobats.Optional dinner. Overnight in Marrakech.

Depending on the place and the schedule of your flight our drivers will transfer you from your hotel to the airport that you indicate us, either the one in Marrakech or in Casablanca.

What are the dates of this tour?

There are no fixed travel dates, we can start the tour according to your travel dates.

What if I would like to start the tour from another place?

It is possible to start this tour from anywhere in Morocco. Our services are 100%

what is the price of this tour?

This is a private tour, therefore, the price varies according to the number of travelers and the season. To give you the exact price, please contact us, and we will be happy to send you the exact quote based on the number of travelers with you and the season.

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