LUXURY IMPERIAL CITIES TOUR

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

6 Days 5 Nights

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Tour includes the following cities and villages:

FES
RABAT
MEKNES
MARRAKECH
VOLUBILIS

By choosing for this tour you will have the opportunity to discover with us all of the imperial cities of Morocco have to offer and discover all you need to know about Morocco and the richness of its history and heritage.We have gathered for you our most experienced, professional, friendly and multi languages speaking drivers and guides throughout the whole tour.To make your trip more go smooth and at ease we are offering you the most comfortable vehicles out there in the market.

Tour overview :

Day 1

FES (GUIDED TOUR)

Once your driver picks you up, we will drop you at your hotel or riad so you can rest and leave your baggage, then you will have a professional multi languages speaking guide picking you up and taking you on a private guided tour which is supposed to be one fascinating experience on its own since the old medina is the largest and oldest dynamic square in the world. You will be visiting the royal palace which is the oldest and largest in Morocco, then head to the Jewish quarter or like it’s called “Mellah” which is officially the first Jewish quarter in Morocco and its fortified walls are standing still until now days. During your tour you will be given a whole historical idea concerning the Jewish dynasty that has lived in this imperial city starting since the 14th century and more specifically since the year of 1438 when the first Mellah was officially established. Afterwards you will be heading to discover the Tanneries after we cross the fruits and vegetables outdoor market while witnessing the locals buying their daily needs for their delicious cooking then we take you to the Quaraouine University which is the Oldest existing, Continually operating and the first degree Awarding educational institution in the world according to the UNESCO and Guinness World Records. Once we finish with this part of the old medina we will head to The Moulay Idriss Mausoleum then to the Nejarine Square. Once we are over with this part we will take you through the Attarine streets where you will be captivated by the diversity of the scents of oils and spices, you will also get the chance to witness a demonstration of the making of modern and traditional carpets and scarves in a local carpet manufacturing before we take you to The Madrasa Bou Inania strongly acknowledged as a great example of the Merinid architecture. By this time we are sure you will need a lunch break so your guide will be offering you all the suggestions needed for a quick lunch. After your lunch break we will be expanding our visit of the imperial city of Fes through the Batha Museum located in a magnificent 19th-century summer palace and rehabilitated to a museum in 1916, the Batha Museum houses a great collection of traditional Moroccan arts and crafts, historical and artistic artifacts which include fine woodcarving, zellij and sculpted plaster. It also has some fine embroidery representing the Fassi culture, colorful Berber carpets and antique instruments. Once your tour is over your guide will take you back to your hotel or riad so you can enjoy a nice dinner and get ready for tomorrow’s journey.

Day 02

FEZ– VOLUBILIS – MEKNES

After you get to enjoy your breakfast at your riad or hotel your driver will pick you up and you will be getting the chance to get through a rich journey of excitement and valuable knowledge since you will be heading first to the Roman ruins of Volubilis or as it’s referred to it now by “Oualili”. It was recently recognized by the UNESCO as a world heritage site for its breathtaking archeological sites standing still and proving the greatness of the Roman Empire ornamented with stunning mosaics and colorful strips. The excitement is not over yet since we will head now to Meknes which is considered to be the achievements of one of the supreme Sultans in the history of Morocco, “Moulay Ismail”. Through this visit you will be getting the chance to discover all what this imperial city has to offer with its several tall minarets, massive extension of walls and monumental gates passing through Bab el Khemis and the old medina to get to the Islamic cemetery which takes us to the entrance of the old Mellah or like it’s known “the Jewish Quarter”. You will also be discovering more about Place El Hedime, an old square of ruins lined with modern residential buildings and a covered food souk (market) which links the medina and the kasbah. Dinner will be served in your riad or hotel in Meknes.

Day 03

MEKNESS - RABAT

Once you get to enjoy your breakfast at your hotel or riad your driver will be stopping by to pick you up and take you to your next destination wih is Rabat, the capital of Morocco and one of the imperial cities of Morocco. Once you get there, a professional multi languages speaking private guide will be picking you up from your hotel or riad and taking you all over the most important sightseeing of this city and present you a complete explanation about the history of each visited place. Your tour will include all the spacious avenues of this beautiful city, the Kasbah of Oudaya which was built by Moulay Ismaïl from 1672-1727 to protect the city and its residents by great walls dating from the Almohad period, then we take you on a visit to the Oudaya museum, Moulay Ismail which represent a great exhibition of a collection of Moroccan folk art, then afterwards we take you to the Royal palace, then the Hassan Tower majestically overlooking the Bou Regrag River, the breathtaking domes and the historical minarets. Once your presentation of the city is over your guide will take you back to your riad or hotel where you will get to rest and enjoy a nice dinner.

Day 04

RABAT – CASABLANCA – MARRAKECH

Our next destination today will be Casablanca, which is the economical capital of Morocco and the largest city of the country. After you enjoy your breakfast at your hotel or riad your driver will pick you up and take you on a tour to the Hassan ll mosque which is considered to be the largest religious monument in Morocco and the 7th in the world with the tallest minaret at 210 meters. After your visit of Casablanca we will have a short break then head to Marrakech where you will be spending the night and enjoying a great dinner in your riad or hotel

Day 05

MARRAKECH guided visit

After enjoying a good breakfast at your place of stay you will have a private multi languages speaking guide picking you up and taking you through an entire visit of Marrakech and offer you a detailed explanation about the history of each visited part. Marrakech is a city that contains and represents all of Morocco's exotic North African charm. The Majorelle gardens took the French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) forty years of passion and dedication to create this delightful garden in the heart of the “Ochre City”. In 1947 he opened his gardens to the public. Also there is The Koutoubia Mosque which is the largest one in Marrakesh; the mosque is ornamented with curved windows, a band of ceramic inlay, and decorative arches with a large plaza overflowing with magnificent gardens. After finishing with this historical mosque we will head to the Jewish quarter or Mellah Founded in 1558 by Moulay Abdallah, your guide will be walking you through this entire district and giving you a full resume concerning the history of this area personifying the Jewish culture and presence in Morocco. Your tour will continue on to the Saadian Tomb which dates back to the Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603) and which were only discovered in 1917. Once discovered they were restored by the Beaux-Arts service and because of the beauty of their decoration, they have been a major attraction for visitors in Marrakech. You will be ending your tour in Jamaa Elfna which becomes at night time more of a food market with different aromas coming from all over the corners while enjoying the sounds of Gnaoua music which has that African Reggae kind of rhythm to it coming from all over the corners of this exotic place. Once your tour is over you will head back to your Riad or Hotel and have the rest of the day free to wonder around the streets of Marrakech or just relax.

Day 06

MARRAKECH - FEZ

Today our tour is officially over so after you enjoy your breakfast at your riad or hotel it will be time to head back to Fez which is your drop off point. We appreciate having you with us and thank you for offering us the opportunity to be a part of your visit to our beautiful Morocco.

Tour includes

VIP Transportation
Tour guide
All tickeds museum

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