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7 Days From Marrakech To Imperial Cities

7 Days From Marrakech To Imperial Cities

Overview:

In this 7 days tour, we will drive through the Imperial Cities of Morocco, visiting the country’s most important heritage sites and uncovering the secrets of glorious dynasties.

The tour starts by exploring Marrakech, ” the red city of Morocco”. After leaving Marrakech, we will pass by the impressive waterfalls of Ouzoud and the old imperial city of Beni Mellal, in order to reach Fez. The next day you will discover the treasures of Fez, the oldest city in Morocco.

After visiting Fez, we will head to Rabat, through Volubilis and Meknès, where you will be acquainted with Moroccan history. On day 6 we will explore Rabat and we will drive to Casablanca, the “white” city. On the final day of our journey, we will drive you to the airport, where the tour ends.

Itinerary:

 Day 01 : Airport – Marrakech

Upon arrival to Marrakech, our driver will pick you up to dive you at your riad in the heart of the ancient Medina. Overnight stay in the traditional riad.

 Day 02 : Exploring Marrakech

After breakfast, we will begin to discover the “red city of Morocco”, Marrakech. Marrakech is the city, where tradition and modernity meet. We will dedicate the day to uncovering its secrets, visiting its historical sites, architectural treasures, and the famous medina. You will visit the Saadian tombs, the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, and the Bahia Palace. Then near the famous square of Marrakech, you can take your delicious traditional lunch and stroll in the local souks to see hundreds of handicrafts. In the afternoon, take your completely free time to wander in the city by yourself through its other parts. Overnight stay in the riad.

 Day 03 : Marrakech – Ouzoud Waterfalls – Berber villages – Fez

After breakfast, we will start our trip. We will leave Marrakech and we will head towards Fez; a long but beautiful journey, that will take you through natural landscapes, rural areas, Berber villages … to the great city of Fez. We will pass by the impressive waterfalls of Ouzoud, a spectacular waterfall of 110m, where you will have free time to walk, and then we will pass through the small but interesting old imperial city of Beni Mellal. We will cross the mountains of the Middle Atlas and finally, we will arrive to Fez, where we will spend the night in a riad.

 Day 04 : Exploring Fez

After breakfast, we will start exploring the “oldest city in Morocco”, Fez. You will walk in the ancient alleys and small streets. Fez will enchant you with its mysterious medina, which is part of the World Heritage List.  Our first visit will be to the Royal Palace gate, then the Jewish quarter, which is the first Mellah ever in Morocco, built during the 14th century. You will visit all sites of historical and cultural interest, which includes the famous Al Karaouine University, which is the oldest one in the world, the Tanneries, and the Moulay Idriss mausoleum. After enjoying lunch in a Moroccan restaurant, we will continue by visiting the tiles cooperative, while experiencing a wonderful panoramic view in the afternoon of the whole Medina of Fez ancient town. Finally back to the riad. Night stay in the riad.

 Day 05 : Fez – Volubilis – Meknes – Rabat

After your breakfast in the riad, our journey will start towards Volubilis, where we will discover the Roman ruins and learn about the archeological site of Moroccan history; after the visit to the ruins, we will shift our way to Meknes city, the 17th-century heritage. Meknès, which is known as “the Moroccan Versailles”, symbolizes the power of Sultan Moulay Ismail with an imposing setting epitomized by the Bab-El-Mansour Gate. We will stop for lunch and hang around the historical huge walls of the medina, bab el Mansour, and enjoy a visit to Moulay Ismail s shrine. After the visit to Meknes, we will drive directly to Rabat, where we will spend the night in the riad.

 Day 06 : Rabat – Casablanca

After breakfast, we will visit Rabat, Morocco’s second-largest city and the administrative capital of Morocco, situated on the Atlantic coast. This is the capital city and residence of the King of Morocco. Here we will have time to visit the city’s many attractions, including the beautiful Mausoleum of Mohamed V, the imposing Hassan Tower (all that remains of a once-splendid ancient mosque), Chellah Gardens and Necropolis, and the Oudaya Kasbah; after lunch, we will travel to Casablanca, Morocco’s largest city and economic capital, steeped in history and full of famous landmarks like the splendid Hassan II Mosque, the largest in Africa and 7th largest in the world. Hassan II Mosque’s towering minaret is 210 meters and is the world’s tallest minaret. We will spend the night in the hotel.

 Day 07 : Casablanca – Airport

After breakfast in the hotel, your driver will take you to the Casablanca airport for your departure flight, where the tour ends.

Included

  • Private tour & Transportation with A/C and seat-belt.
  • Pick you up from Marrakech airport & drop off at Casablanca airport.
  • 6 nights hotel accommodation & breakfast.
  • Experienced driver/guide English speaking.
  • Local guide in Marrakech & Fez.
  • Fuel, tolls and all associated expenses.

Not Included

  • Airfare (Flight Ticket)
    Noon meal. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants).
  • Dinners.
  • Drinks at meal.
    Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.
  • Entry fees to Monuments / Museums / Kasbahs
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in the program

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