Discover the full breadth of this diverse African country, exploring its historic cities. A “snapshot” into the Royal cities of Morocco you will experience the grandeur of cities such as Fes, Rabat, Meknes and Marrakech. Travelers have long been seduced by Morocco’s unique architecture, vivid colors and dizzying labyrinthine medinas. With private guide and driver, you’ll discover the spellbinding treasures of Rabat, Meknes, Fes and Marrakech. Be prepared for some stunning photos while meandering through the historical sites, the coast and deep into ancient medinas that have literally stood the test of time. Morocco is a world of color filling every aspect of traditional and contemporary life.
- Explore the cosmopolitan city of Casablanca, including the Hassan II Mosque
- Wander through the archeological Roman Ruins of Volubilis
- Explore the imperial cities of Morocco and wander through its old Medina
- Stroll through the narrow maze-like streets of Fez & Marrakesh
- Relax in a charming seaside town with deep historical roots
Marvel of Morocco - 08 Days - 07 Nights - From Casablanca
Day 1 : Casablanca - Rabat
Welcome to Morocco! Upon arrival at the airport, you will meet our local English speaking driver who will provide a brief review of your luxury tour. Afterwards, you will enjoy a tour of Casablanca, before being transferred to Rabat in a private vehicle. Casablanca is located on the coast the Atlantic Ocean, and is the center of business in Morocco. Originally established by the French as a commercial center, this dynamic city boasts a combination of modern, art deco, and traditional architecture. Visit some of the city's most renowned monuments including La Corniche on the ocean front and the gorgeous Hassan II Mosque. Upon completion of the tour, you will proceed to Rabat. Overnight with dinner at the hotel.
Day 2 : Rabat - Meknes - Fez
After breakfast at the hotel, you will meet your English speaking driver will provide a transfer between Rabat and Fes. During the transfer, you will explore the Imperial City of Meknes along with the Roman city of Volubilis as an important Roman town situated near the westernmost border of Roman Empire. It was built on the site of a previous Carthaginian settlement from the third century BC. Volubilis was the administrative center of the province in Roman Africa called Mauretania Tingitana. The fertile lands of the province produced many commodities such as grain and olive oil, which were exported to Rome, contributing to the province's wealth and prosperity. Discover the Imperial city of Meknes known as the “Moroccan Versailles.” Meknes was founded in the 17th century by King Moulay Ismail. It is famous for its 25-mile-long walls. Arrival to the medival city of Fez. Overnight with dinner at the hotel.
Day 3 : Fez Sightseeing
After breakfast, you will meet your English speaking tour guide to explore the cultural and spiritual center of Morocco named Fez. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was founded in the 9th century, and is home to the world's oldest university. The city of Fez reached its true economic and cultural height in the 13th–14th centuries under the Merinids, when it replaced Marrakech as the capital of the kingdom. Although the political capital of Morocco was transferred to Rabat in 1912, Fes has retained its status as the country's Artisan center. Artisan workshops in the medina are as active today as they were 100 years ago, and strongly contribute to the city’s industrial economy. Trades such as blacksmithing, leather working, ceramics, silk, tapestries, and sculpting are still practiced in these workshops today. The original ramparts still protect this ancient city and its estimated 9000 narrow passageways and bustling streets. After the exciting tour, you will be back to the hotel for the overnight.
Day 4 : Fez - Marrakech
Today you will travel between Fez and Marrakech. Enjoy lunch en-route, your private driver will take you to nice & recommended restaurant. Explore the Mountain range of the Middle Atlas, with incredible passes and dizzying sights to experience the countryside of Morocco. The drive takes 7 hours in total; you will be stopping for an hour for lunch and to enjoy the beautiful landscapes. Arrival to the red city Marrakech. Overnight with dinner in a nice Hotel.
Day 5 : Marrakech Sightseeing
Today you will explore the magnificent Marrakech with an English speaking tour guide. Your tour usually starts at the 12th century Koutoubia Mosque. This mosque's beautiful minaret dominates the skyline of Marrakech and can be seen from almost every approach to the city thanks to a long-standing planning ordinance that forbids any other building in the old city to rise above the height of a palm tree. You will also visit the El-Bahia Palace. This 19th century palace is elaborate in its decoration and was built over a period of seven years for Ba Ahmed, the son of the Grand Vizier Si Moussa. One of most visited sites in Morocco is the Saadian Tombs, which were opened to the public and can now be accessed via a narrow passage that leads to an enclosed garden watched over by two mausoleums that include more than one hundred mosaic-decorated tombs. The Koranic School Medersa Ben Youssef is a Theological college founded by the Merenid Sultan Abu Hassan in the 14th century. It was restored in 1564 by the Saadians who made it the largest theological college in the Maghreb. The Djemaa el-Fna, the enormous square and atmospheric wonderland of torch-lit food stalls, snake charmers, storytellers and acrobats. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : Marrakech - Essaouira
Today you will enjoy a guided tour of Essaouira, one of the most picturesque coastal towns in Morocco. You will dive into its history and see how as an original Phoenician trading post. Explore the fortifications that ring the city were built by the Portuguese and is inherent to the charm of Essaouira. You will have time to see the other attractions including the port, where a daily supply of fresh fish can be found, and the tremendous beach that stretches away to the south. The easy-going nature of the town, the medina, the dramatic fortifications and the beach, have created a bohemian atmosphere quite different from the rest of the country. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to your hotel in Essaouira for the overnight with dinner.
Day 7 : Essaouira - Casablanca
Today on the way to Casablanca, you will have a stop in the picturesque fishing village of Oualidia, built around a wide lagoon midway up Morocco’s Atlantic coast, is a quiet, slightly out-of-time place. For much of the second half of the 20th century, the Moroccan bourgeoisie decamped here in the summer, eschewing the urban fug for their modest white-and-blue vacation houses. Today, well-to-do Moroccans come for the clean air, the tranquility and the best oysters in the country. After that, you will arrive to The UNESCO world site El Jadida radiates with the memories of the Arab sultans and Portuguese explorers who came and went on the trade winds, enriching the surrounding coast with their cultural patrimony. It was one of the very first settlements of Portuguese explorers in West Africa on the route to India. Built in two phases in the 16th century by the Portuguese, applying the Portuguese technology of new architectural concepts of Renaissance adapted to the advent of the firearm. When Portuguese left in the 18th century it fell into decline and revived in 19th century. Arrival to Casablanca for the overnight at the hotel.
Day 8 : Casablanca - Back
Depending on your flight schedules, we’ll transfer you to Casablanca airport with plenty of tales of Arabian and Berber days and nights and help you with registration formalities and special flight requirements before your departure.
Services to be included :
- Private air-conditioned vehicle
- Private English speaking driver throughout your journey
- Premium Quality accommodation at Riads and Boutique Hotels.
- Daily breakfasts and some included dinners.
- Certified tour guides in Volubilis , Fez and Marrakech
- Entrance fees to the historical sites and monuments.
- Hotels Taxes.
Services to be excluded :
- International air fare.
- Travel Insurance
- Personal spending.
|Tour Level||0-2 People||3-4 People||5-6 People|
|Affordable Luxury||$2,530 p.p||$2,365 p.p||$2,100 p.p|
|Comfort Luxury||$2,945 p.p||$2,560 p.p||$2,290 p.p|
|Deluxe Luxury||$3,340 p.p||$3,175 p.p||$2,850 p.p|
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