Throughout this tour you will have the opportunity to go through the imperial cities of Morocco and have an extended historical cultural idea about our beautiful country.
You will have eight days with our companionship to discover the most possible about Morocco and live one amazing travelling experience.
We assure you the most experienced, friendly and multi languages speaking drivers and guides throughout the entire tour.
We also assure you the most comfortable vehicles you can find in the market to ensure your total comfort and safety.
Your tour will include the following cities:
(Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Fes –Marrakech)
Upon your arrival time, your driver will be picking you up from the airport and taking 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.
Afterwards you driver will take you to your hotel or riad here you can rest and get ready for your imperial cities tour.
Casablanca is not considered to be one of the four imperial cities but it is the largest city of morocco and one of the most important pillars of the country.
Dinner is served at your hotel or riad in Casablanca.
CASABLANCA – RABAT
After breakfast you will be starting your quest to learn more about the imperial cities today starting by our next destination which is Rabat which represents the capital of Moroccan kingdom with a population of 2 million people.
Once we arrive you will be dropped at your hotel or riad where you can leave your luggage.
Your guide will pick you up to take you on a guided tour of the fascinating sites of Rabat that includes its spacious avenues, 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 historical minarets, and the breathtaking domes.
After lunch time your guide will take you further more in your tour through this capital of Morocco so he will be walking you to the Old medina of Rabat to discover more about it souks (markets) and artisan shops.
Once your tour is over with you will have the rest of the day free so you can wonder around Rabat and discover some more of it on your own or just go back to your place of residence for the night.
Dinner is served at your hotel or riad in Rabat.
RABAT– MEKNES– FES
Once you wake up and after breakfast we will be heading to Fes where you will be spending the night but before that we will be stopping at Meknes which is the third imperial city in order.
You will be getting a half day guided visit of this city before we continue our trip to Fes.
Meknes 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.
Before leaving Meknes we will be stopping by one of the most important and beautiful gateways of the city which is Bab el Mansour, and then we take the road to Fes where you will be having dinner and spending the night at your hotel or riad.
FES – MOULAY IDRISS – VOLUBILIS
After your breakfast at your riad or hotel 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 holy city of Moulay Idriss spread over two hills at the base of Mount Zerhoun and offering some panoramic views that you will get to take a part of.
Our next stop will cover 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.
You will have a private guide walking you through the entire site before we your tour is over and start getting ready to head back to Fes where you will be having your dinner at your riad or hotel.
Today after breakfast in your hotel or riad you will have your private guide taking you on a guided tour of the old medina of Fes which will be one fascinating experience on its own since the old medina is the largest and oldest dynamic square in the world, even bigger than the one in Marrakech like many think it is.
It is standing still and very alive like you will witness with your own eyes once your tour begins.
You will be given the opportunity to visit the royal palace which is the oldest and largest in Morocco, then head to the Jewish quarter.
Something fascinating about this place so called “Mellah” is that it is officially the first Jewish quarter in Morocco and its fortified walls are standing still until now a 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.
Once our Jewish quarter presentation is over we will be heading to discover more about the fascinating old medina of Fes and our next stop will be 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, after words we head to The Moulay Idriss Mausoleum then to the Nejarine Square.
Our exploration of the old part of the medina of Fes doesn’t stop here so 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 widely acknowledged as a great example of the Merinid architecture.
Once your tour is over we will take you back to your hotel or riad in Fes where you will be having dinner and spending the night.
FES – MARRAKECH
After breakfast in your hotel or riad we will be heading to our next destination which is Marrakech where you will be having dinner and spending the night but of course before we get there we will add a unique charm to this journey by passing through the Middle Atlas passing by Imouzegh, Ifran, and the home of the monkeys before we drop you off at your riad or hotel.
MARRAKECH GUIDED HISTORICAL TOUR
After having your breakfast in your hotel or riad you will have your guide picking you up and taking you on one amazing historical tour of Marrakech which includes the Majorelle Gardens, El Koutoubia Mosque, the Jewish Mellah or quarter, and The Saadians Tomb to end your tour with.
So like it was mentioned above, your tour will start by the Majorelle Garden which is one of the most visited sites in Morocco.
It took 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 and, through this period he also painted a glorious ceiling at The Mamounia hotel.
Afterwards we will be heading to 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.
Once we finish 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.
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.
MARRAKECH – CASABLANCA
After breakfast at your hotel or riad your driver will be picking you up and taking you back to Casablanca airport.