Imperial Cities Morocco Tour – 8 Days

Mausoleum Mohammed V, Rabat (Photo: Stars Of Morocco)

Come and visit the imperial cities of Morocco like Marrakech, Meknes and Fes. Relax on the beach of Essaouira and create a forever memory while taking a camel ride at Moroccos Atlantic coast.

Day 1: Casablanca

After 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 can choose to have an optional tour of the Hassan II mosque.

Day 2: Casablanca – Fès

After breakfast you will leave by van towards Fès. On route, you will stop at Rabat, the capital city and residence of the king, lunch and a time to enjoy the beautiful coastal city. After lunch you will continue the tour to Fès, the spiritual capital of Morocco.

Day 3: Fès

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 King‘s Palace, the tanneries, and potters are just a few places you will experience. For lunch you will eat in a 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 – Fès

After an early breakfast, you will set out in the morning to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. 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 through 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, is the square 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 at the square.

Day 7: Marrakech – Essaouira – Marrakech

After breakfast the tour will lead you to the coastal city Essaouira, a picturesque fishing town at the west coast of Morocco. With an exquisite beach in the south, Essaouira has become one of the most favourite coastal towns of Morocco. Many of the wood carvers or artists of Morocco made Essouira their home. Lunch will be served in one of the restaurants in the medina. After lunch you will continue your tour through Essaouira. A high-light is an optional camel ride on the beach. In the evening you will return to Marrakesh, where dinner will be served in the hotel.

Day 8: Depart Marrakech

Transfer from the hotel to the Menara Airport. End of our services.