Moroccan Imperial Cities Tour 8 Days

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DAY 1 : Casablanca :
Upon arrival in Casablanca , the economic capital of Morocco , you will be met and transferred by van to your Casablanca hotel, where you will check in and relax for the afternoon. Depending on time, you could choose to have an optional tour of the Hassan II mosque.

DAY 2 : Casablanca – Fez :
After breakfast, you will leave by van towards Fes . On route, you will stop at Rabat , the capital city and residence of the King, for lunch and a time to enjoy the beautiful coastal city. After lunch you will continue on to Fes , the spiritual capital of Morocco .

DAY 3 : Fez – Visit :
After breakfast you will begin your guided tour of the medina, one of the world’s largest walled in cities. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco . A visit to the Kings Palace , the tanneries, and potters are just a few places you will experience. For lunch you will eat in traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. After lunch you will complete the tour and return to your hotel for the evening.

DAY 4 : Volubilis – Meknes – Fez :
After an early breakfast, you will set out in the morning to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubolis. You will spend the morning exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting a picture of life during the Roman Empire . Lunch will be taken in Moulay Idris, one of the holiest cities in Morocco . After lunch, your guide will take you on a bus tour of the imperial city, Meknes .

DAY 5 : Marrakech ( full day drive) :
After an early breakfast, the group will depart for Marrakech. The beautiful drive will take you up into the Middle Atlas Mountains and along the base of the High Atlas Mountains.

DAY 6 : Marrakech ( Visit of the town ) :
After breakfast, the group will have a guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco . You will discover the Palace of the Bahia , the Saadian Tombs, and many other hidden treasures. After lunch, you will continue with the tour on to the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el-Fna, one of the center attractions of Marrakech. The tour will conclude with an exploration of the souk (market) lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco . Dinner will be served in the hotel.Once in Marrakech, you will check into your hotel and then head off to the Djemaa el-Fna, the center square of the medina. The famous Djemaa el-Fna, is one of the center attractions of Marrakech. Coming alive at night with the local storytellers, entertainers, and mouth-watering barbeque pits, the square is well worth a visit. A quiet cup of tea on the terrace of an adjacent café provides a spectacular aerial view of the bustling square. Dinner can be taken in the hotel or in the square.

DAY 7 : Marrakech – Essaouira – Marrakech :
After breakfast, you will set off to the coastal city of Essaouira , a picturesque fishing town, lying on the southwest coast of Morocco . With an exquisite beach to the south, Essaouira has become one of Morocco ‘s most popular coastal towns. Many of the countries wood carvers and artists make Essaouira their home. Lunch will be served in one of the restaurants in the medina. After lunch, you will continue your tour of Essaouira, a high light being an optional camel ride on the beach. You will return in the evening to Marrakech where dinner will be served at the hotel.

DAY 8 : Depart Marrakech :
Transfert from the hotel to the Menara Airport.  End of our services.

 

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