The Majestic Imperial Cities

from $1156
Duration:
8 Days / 7 Nights
Type:
Private Tour
Run:
Everyday from Casablanca

Enjoy your Morocco Imperial Cities Tour to Live in the laps of history and explore the charm of Morocco in this morocco 8 day tour, the local inhabitants, the food and local experiences. Heading to Rabat before exploring the ancient history of Fez and Meknes. Move on to the amazing Marrakech to visit its landmarks before driving back to Casablanca for flying home. Book your morocco tour package Today!

 

 

Included:
  • Accommodation: 07 nights’ accommodation with daily breakfast.
  • Transportation: a Private air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking licensed driver.
  • Sightseeing: Local tour guides as specified in the itinerary: in Rabat, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca.
  • Monuments: Admission entrance fees as listed in the itinerary.
  • Local Experiences: as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals: as specified in the itinerary.
  • Service charges and local taxes.
  • Daily Mineral bottled water in the car.
Excluded:
  • International Airfare.
  • Entry visa fee.
  • Gratuities: tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc. 
  • Personal expenses and non-specified expense on the itinerary.
  • Excess Baggage Charges.
  • Optional activities.
Itinerary:
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Day 1 : Arrival to Casablanca - Transfer to Rabat

As you land in Casablanca, our local driver guide will welcome you in front of gate 2 outside the airport. You will drive up north to Rabat, capital of Morocco; you will be taken to check-in at your hotel where you will be spending the night.

Activities: Transfer from Casablanca Airport to Hotel (Rabat)
Overnight in: Rabat.

Day 2 : Rabat - Meknes - Volubilis - Fez 

After breakfast, be prepared for a guided tour of Rabat, it will revolve around uncovering the history of Rabat. The tour includes a visit to Chellah and Kasbah Ouddaya. Free time afterward to stroll around the souks and bazaars in the old medina of Rabat. Then, 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”.

Then we will head to Fez. En route, we will be making a stop by Volubilis and Meknes. The archeological site of Volubilis is listed by the UNESCO as a worldwide 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.

Overnight in: Fez.
Meals: Breakfast, Tea break.
Local experience: Café Maure overlooking “Abouregrag” River.

Day 3: Fez Exploration day

After breakfast, 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 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.

Your local guide will show you around 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. After lunch at a local restaurant, you are free to either choose to go back to your hotel or stroll in the narrow alley of the old town on your own.

The more you know: each October Fez held one of the largest and well known Sufi festivals with performers from around the world.
Overnight in: Fez
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Local Experience: Pottery workshops

Day 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.

Overnight in: Marrakech.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 5: Marrakech

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 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.

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
Overnight in: Marrakech.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch.
Local experience: Kotchi (Horse Carriage Tour).

Day 6: Marrakech Free Day 

After Breakfast at your hotel, enjoy 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.

Overnight in: Marrakech.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 7:  Marrakech - Casablanca

Wake up and enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel before heading 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).

Meals: Breakfast.
Overnight in: Casablanca.

Day 8: Final Departure.

Enjoy a free morning before heading to the airport of Casablanca for a homebound flight.

Meals: Breakfast.

Accommodation :
Silver Accommodation:
Barcelo Fes Medina
Barcelo Fes Medina
Kenzi Basma Hotel Casablanca
Kenzi Basma Hotel Casablanca
Le Musee Hotel in Rabat
Le Musee Hotel in Rabat
Opera Plaza Hotel Marrakech
Opera Plaza Hotel Marrakech
Price
$ 1156 Per Person In Triple Room
$ 1427 Per Person in Double Room
$ 2468 One Person Traveling Alone
$ 225 Single Occupancy Supplement
Golden Accommodation:
Adam Park Marrakech Hotel & Spa
Adam Park Marrakech Hotel & Spa
Diwam Hotel in Rabat
Diwam Hotel in Rabat
Movenpick Hotel Casablanca
Movenpick Hotel Casablanca
Palais Medina & Spa Hotel in fez
Palais Medina & Spa Hotel in fez
Price
$ 1284 Per Person In Triple Room
$ 1556 Per Person In Double Room
$ 2698 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 326 Single Occupancy Supplement
Diamond Accommodation:
Marriott Hotel Jnan Palace in Fez
Marriott Hotel Jnan Palace in Fez
Sofitel Jardins Des Roses Hotel Rabat
Sofitel Jardins Des Roses Hotel Rabat
Sofitel Marrakech Lounge and Spa
Sofitel Marrakech Lounge and Spa
Sofitel Tour Blanche in Casablanca
Sofitel Tour Blanche in Casablanca
Price
$ 1799 Per Person In Triple Room
$ 2071 Per Person In Double Room
$ 3731 One Person Travelling Alone
$ 844 Single Occupancy Supplement

Prices:
Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip, and are valid until August 30st, 2019. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.

 

Children Policy:

- Up to 2 years: FREE
- Age 2 up to 10 years: 50% of adult price
- Ages 10 and up: adult price

Notes : 
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents. 
If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

Payment Policy:
Reservations should be made as early as possible to guarantee your Morocco tour availability. Your booking will be secured upon receiving a deposit of 50% of your trip price. This deposit forms part of your final payment. Deposits can only be made by credit card, wire transfer, or Western Union, and the balance of payment to be paid one week before tour start date.


Morocco Entry Visa:
You need to have a valid passport at least 6 months beyond your scheduled return date to enter Morocco and you can obtain a visa from Morocco Consulate before departure. Also, entry visa is available upon arrival in Morocco airports against USD 27 per passport for specific nationalities and need to check before.

 

Some nationalities don’t need a visa to visit Morocco for the purpose of tourism for up to 3 months such as United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Denmark, Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland. For more info and details on entry visa to Morocco please check with the Moroccan consulate or embassy at your country.

 


Tipping:

Tipping for a job well done is customary in Morocco, though not required. Please feel welcomed but not obliged to offer a tip to your guide.

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