Join our amiable, dependable, and dedicated guides on a captivating Moroccan journey as they introduce you to the treasures of the four imperial cities – Casablanca, Marrakech, Fes, and Rabat – as well as the enchanting Moroccan Sahara desert. On this 9-day adventure, you'll discover unique experiences not found in guidebooks and connect with locals eager to share their world with you. The 9-day Morocco Imperial Cities Tour offers an optimal balance of exploration and enjoyment for a truly unforgettable experience.
Day 1 : Casablanca Airport - Rabat - Meknes - Fes
Upon arrival at Casablanca Airport, we'll pick you up and start our journey by visiting Casablanca's highlights, such as the United Nations Square, Boulevard Mohamed V, Anfa, the Corniche, and the iconic Hassan II Mosque. We'll then proceed to Rabat, where you'll explore the Hassan Tower, Mohamed V Mausoleum, Oudaya's gardens and Kasbah, and the Royal Palace. Next, we'll head to Meknes, the capital during the Ismailian Era, featuring impressive ramparts, the renowned Bab Mansour gate, royal stables, and the Jewish quarter. Our day concludes in Fes, passing through the sacred city of Moulay Driss and the ruins of Volubilis, before enjoying dinner and an overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 2 : Full Day Fes City Tour
Today, immerse yourself in Fes, an ancient imperial city and home to the region's first university. Explore its blend of medieval charm and modern design, bustling with vegetable vendors, pastry bakers, restaurants, laborers, and craftsmen. Experience the city's vibrant culture as prayers echo over rooftops and artisans transform metal sheets into masterpieces.
Day 3 : Fes - Chefchaouen - Fes
Discover Chefchaouen, the Rif region's gem, with its shady alleys, iconic blue doors, wrought iron windows, and tiled roofs. Enjoy a coffee at a terrace cafe overlooking Tarik-Ben-Ziad Mosque, and appreciate the Andalusian architecture of the Kasbah before visiting the ethnographic museum. Spend time shopping for souvenirs before returning to your hotel in Fes.
Day 4 : Fes - Beni Mellal - Marrakech
We'll depart for Marrakech, stopping in Immouzer El Kander and Azrou, a Berber village famous for its handicraft cooperative. Continuing to Beni Mellal, we'll pass through the scenic mid-Atlas range and enjoy a lunch break before reaching Marrakech for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 5 : Full Day Exploring Marrakech
Experience Marrakech's historical and cultural sites, such as the Majorelle Gardens, Koutoubia Tower, and Bahia Palace. After a lunch break, explore Jemaa el-Fna square, its souks, and handicraft shops. Spend the afternoon at leisure before dining at Chez Ali, accompanied by the captivating Fantasia show, and resting at your hotel.
Day 6 : Marrakech - Ourika Valley - Marrakech
Embark on an excursion to Ourika Valley, a picturesque retreat 30 km from Marrakech, nestled in the High Atlas Mountains. Visit Setti Fatma, hike or ride to the seven waterfalls, and enjoy lunch before returning to Marrakech for a restful night in your hotel.
Day 7 : Marrakech - El Jadida - Casablanca
Travel to El Jadida for a taste of coastal life, and savor a seafood lunch before continuing to Casablanca. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 8 : Full Day Casablanca City Tour
Discover Casablanca with a guided tour featuring Habbous district, the charming Mohamed V Square, and the United Nations Square designed by French architect Joseph Marrast in 1920. Finally, explore the magnificent Hassan II Mosque and shop for souvenirs.
Day 9 : Casablanca Airport
As your adventure concludes, we'll transfer you to Casablanca Airport according to your flight schedule, looking forward to your next visit