Morocco Imperial Cities Tours

from $269
Duration
Duration:
9 Days
Type
Type:
Private Tour
Run
Run:
Everyday from Casablanca
Overview

Combine the beauty and fast rhythm of morocco's Imperial cities with the serine & unspoiled beauty of morocco's deserts with our 9-day Morocco Imperial Cities package. Enjoy one of our most unique Morocco travel packages & Inquire Now!.

Included
  • Meet and assist by our representatives at airports.
  • All airport transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Rabat at the Le Musee Hotel in Rabat including breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Fez at the Barceló Fès Medina including breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Merzouga at the Le Belle Etoile Desert Camp Merzouga including dinner and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Ouarzazate at the Dar Chamaa Ouarzazate including dinner and breakfast.
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in Marrakech at the Opera Plaza Hotel Marrakech including breakfast.
  • Local English speaking guides in Rabat, Meknes, Volubilis, Fez and Marrakech.
  • Panoramic visits of Ouarzazate and Aït Benhaddou with English speaking driver.
  • Camel Ride in the desert.
  • 4X4 transfers to the desert of Merzouga.
  • Monuments admission fees as per the itinerary.
  • Mineral water in the car.
  • Service charges and local taxes.
Excluded
  • International flights.
  • Entry visa to Morocco.
  • Meal or drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal spending, tipping and optional activities.

 

Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrival to Casablanca / Transfer to Rabat

Upon your landing in Casablanca, our local driver guide will greet and assist you till your outside the airport. Aferwich, he will drive you up north to Rabat, the capital of Morocco; you will be taken to check-in at your hotel in Rabat where you will be spending the night

Day 2: Rabat / Meknes / Volubilis / Fez

After breakfast, prepare yourself for a guided tour of Rabat, as you uncover the city’s fascinating history. The tour includes a visit to Chellah and Kasbah Ouddaya, with plenty of free time to explore the souks and bazaars in the old medina of Rabat. Then, you will proceed to “Café Maure”, on the bank of Bouregrag River, to enjoy some aromatic Moroccan Tea time with mint tea alongside some Moroccan goodies like: “Kaab Ghazal” and “Ghariba”.


Our second step will be Fez. En route, we will be making a stop by Volubilis and Meknes. The archeological site of Volubilis is listed by UNESCO as a worldwide heritage. A specialized guide will walk you around the remains of the Roman and Berber cultures that once occupied the area. Afterward, the trip will continue to the Imperial City of Meknes, one of Morocco’s lesser-visited sites. 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. After meeting your designated guide we will proceed on the road to Fez for an overnight stay

Local experience: Café Maure Overlooking Abouregrag River.


Meals: Breakfast, Tea break.


Day 3: Fez Exploration day

After breakfast, you will start your guided city tour of Fez, once the capital of the kingdom before 1912. Your visit today will revolve around exploring Fez the Medina which is, according to UNESCO a World Heritage Site that was founded in the 9th century and is home to the world's oldest university. Your local guide will show you around the major sites like Bou-Inania and AttarinMedersa, the tanners, Ess-Seffarine Square, Moulay Idris's tomb, El-Nejjarine square, and the cabinet makers’ souk, the Hebrew district ‘Mellah’. Your schedule for the day includes a pottery workshop with a pottery master so that you get to have a full Moroccan experience. After lunch at a local restaurant, you are free to either choose to go back to your hotel or stroll in the narrow alleys of the old town on your own. Fez is a rich city; therefore we encourage you to take the day to discover it


The more you know: each October Fez held one or the largest and well known Sufi festivals with performers from around the world finally spending an Overnight in your accommodations in Fez.

Local Experience: Pottery workshops.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

Day 4: Fez / Ifrane / Midelt / Erfoud / Merzouga

After breakfast, we will be heading towards Erfoud through Ifran and Midelt. Erfoud will be our gateway to the majestic Moroccan Sahara. it is extremely popular among archeologists due to its ancient fossils dating back to hundreds of years. Upon arrival, you will head off for a once lifetime time Adventure drive in a 4-wheel vehicle across the barren sand dunes. Enjoy the beautiful sunset along the way to the camp in Merzougan, where you will spend the night.

Local Experience: The desert camp.


Meals: Breakfast & dinner.

Day 5: Merzouga / Erfoud / Ouarzazate

Wake up early to catch the sunrise over the dunes on the back of a camel. Then travel today between Erfoud and Ouarzazate with English speaking driver. En-route, stop in the Todra Gorge, These gorges are located just southwest of Tinerhir and some 110 km (65 miles) from Ouarzazate. After some stunning photos, you will continue the drive to Ouarzazate. Before reaching there, you will make a stop in Skoura - one of Morocco's beautiful oases. At first glance, it resembles a sort of thin, long, oasis but if you have a chance to explore it, you will notice it is rather large and impressive.

Local experience: Camel ride.

Meals: Breakfast & dinner.

Day 6 : Ouarzazate / Ait Ben Haddou / Marrakech

After Breakfast, meet your driver-guide in front of the hotel because ….“Lights, Camera, Action!”, “Rolling picture”, “CUT” are some of our favorite catch phrases that maybe we do not get to say. However, today you’ll have the chance to visit the Atlas studios home of some of the world’s most loved films and series like the Mummy, Gladiator, Asterix and Obelicx and of course “ embrace yourself “ Game of Thrones. So make the best of it. En route enjoy the dramatic Tizi n'Tichka mountain pass and Ait Ben Haddou – the UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Once arrival Marrakech, enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace or relax at your hotel in Marrakech.

Meals: Breakfast.

Day 7: Marrakech Tour

Today you will get the chance to wake up and live Marrakech, a dream of many, so be sure to make the best of it. After your breakfast, our local guide and driver guide will be waiting for you to start a guided city tour of the “Ochre City”. We will 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 visiting the Majorelle we will continue our tour at the 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. The more you know: 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

Meals: Breakfast, lunch.

Local experience: Kotchi(Horse Carriage Tour)

Day 8: Get your own Marrakech Adventure

Following Breakfast, you will be free to explore Marrakech as you please. Because all good stories start with a lot of courage, today you will enjoy the captivating city of Marrakech at your own pace and creating one of those fascinating “once in Marrakech ….’’ Stories.

Meals : Breakfast

Day 9: Marrakech / Casablanca

Rise and shine and enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel before heading to Casablanca to catch your flight back home.


Meals: Breakfast.

Prices

Prices
Price Per Person
$ 1359 Per Person In Triple Room
$ 1681 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2985 One Person Traveling Alone
$ 269 Single Occupancy Supplement
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