Imperial Cities Tour
Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco
Day 1: Casablanca Welcomed at Mohammed V airport by Exploring Morocco Travel staff. Brief review of the tour during the transfer to the hotel. Check in, dinner and accommodation at hotel. Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat Visit of the economic capital of Morocco: the central market, the Habous district, the Royal palace, the Mohammed V square, the residential area of Anfa and the outside of the Hassan II mosque. Continuation to Rabat, city tour includes the Royal palace (Mechouar), the Kasbah Oudaya, the Mohammed V mausoleum and the Hassan Tower. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Day 3: Rabat – Meknes– Fez Departure to Meknes, the Ismalian capital, famous for its 40 Km long walls. Visit of Bab El Mansour, the Royal stables and the Jewish quarters. Before arriving to Fes, visit of the holy city of Moulay Idriss, via the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Day 4: Fez The whole day is devoted to the sightseeing of Fez, the spiritual capital of Morocco. Visit of the medieval Medina and its Attarine and BouInania Medersas, the Nejjarine fountain and Karaouine mosque. Moroccan lunch at a traditional restaurant in the Medina. Afternoon, visit of Fez Jdid. Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Day 5: Fez – Beni Mellal– Marrakech Departure to Marrakech passing by the Berber village of Immouzer Kandar and Ifrane. Moment of relaxation in Beni-Mellal, one of the agricultural centers of Morocco. Arrival at Marrakech in the late afternoon. Check in, dinner and accommodation at hotel. Day 6: Marrakech The entire day will be devoted to the visit of Marrakech, the second oldest Imperial city, known as the Pearl of the South. The city was founded by the Almoravides at the end of the 11th century. The historical sightseeing includes the Menara gardens, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia palace and the Koutoubia. Afternoon, visit of the souks and handicraft quarters, displaying a variety of items and the famous place Djemaa El Fna with its non-stop entertainment. Optional dinner with Fantasia show. Accommodation at hotel. Day 7: Marrakech – Casablanca Morning at leisure. Afternoon departure to Casablanca .Dinner and accommodation at hotel. Day 8: Casablanca –Departure After breakfast, transfer to the airport, with departure assistance.