Morocco Imperial Cities Tour

Tour Information

Fes, Marrakech, Rabat and Meknes are the Imperial cities of Morocco. Each one is or was the capital of one or more dynasties i.e. Fes was the capital of Idrisid, Marinid, Wattadis and Alaouite; Marrakech of Almoravid, Almohad and Saadian. Rabat is currently the capital city. Discover Morocco’s Imperial Cities on a private tailor-made custom tour. Design an itinerary, with our assistance, and travel at your own pace to discover ancient monuments and a traditional life style in a kingdom that is rapidly adapting to the modern world.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 : Casablanca – Rabat

Arrival at Casablanca Mohamed V airport. Welcome, assistance and transfer for a sightseeing tour of Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco. This tour will include an exterior and interior visit of the Hassan II Great Mosque. Proceed with a visit of the Place Mohammed V, the United Nations Square, and the surroundings of the Royal Palace before strolling along the Ain Diab corniche. Independent lunch in a restaurant of your choice (suggestions will be provided) and departure to Rabat. Upon arrival in Rabat, we will visit the administrative capital of Morocco. Our sightseeing will feature the splendid Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Hassan Tower and Place des Oudaya.Late in the afternoon, check-in, overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 2 : Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fez

After breakfast, departure to Fes with a stop at the Roman ruins of Volubilis and the sacred town of Moulay Idriss I, the burial town of the founder of the first Moroccan kingdom. Independent lunch and departure to Meknes known as "the Moroccan Versailles" which was founded at the end of the 17th Century by Moulay Ismail. Highlights will include Bab Mansour, Hari Souani and the old medina. Continue to Fes. Arrival, check-in, overnight stay at the hotel

Day 3 : Fez City Tour 

The whole day will be devoted to the sightseeing of Fes, the oldest cultural and spiritual imperial city of Morocco, which was founded in790 AD by Moulay Idriss II. Highlights will include the Medieval Medina, the Medersas, the El Qaraouiyyin Mosque, the tanneries and the sumptuous Nejjarine fountain. After lunch, we will visit the Arabian House to observe various craftsmen performing their work reminiscent of ancient techniques. Overnight stay

Day 4 : Fez – Beni-Mellal – Marrakech

After breakfast, we will depart to Marrakesh passing by Immouzer Kander, Ifran and  Azrou, a Berber village known for its handicrafts cooperative. We will continue this scenic drive through the lovely wooded mountainous region of the mid-Atlas range. Upon arrival in Beni-Mellal, we will have an independent lunch before continuing to Marrakesh. Check-in, overnight stay

Day 5 : Marrakech

The morning will be devoted to the sightseeing of Marrakesh, the second oldest imperial city known as the "Pearl of the South" and home to the Saadian tombs, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Bahia Palace and the Menara Gardens. We will return to the hotel for lunch. The afternoon will be spent exploring the souk and the world's famous Djemaa el Fna place with its various entertainments (story tellers, acrobats, snake-charmers, magicians, etc). Later on, a Diffa Fantasia dinner will be provided under caidal tents at the famed "Chez Ali" restaurant. Enjoy the fantasia spectacle that features camel and horse shows, folkloric troops from different Moroccan regions and belly dancers. Return to the hotel for overnight stay

Day 6 : Marrakech – Casablanca

After breakfast, your morning will be free for leisure, personal exploration or relaxation at the Riad. Independent lunch. In the afternoon, we will depart to Casablanca. Arrival at the hotel, check-in. overnight stay

Day 7 : Marrakech – Casablanca Airport

After breakfast, transfer to Mohamed V International airport for return flight and assistance with the boarding formalities. End of our services

INCLUDED SERVICES

  • Private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English speaking driver for the entire trip
  • First class accommodation at Hotel / Riad
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Certified tour guide in Rabat, Marrakech, Fez
  • Entrance fees to historical sites/museums
  • Departure transfers

EXCLUDED SERVICES

  • International air fare
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunches / some dinners / drinks
  • Personal spending
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Our Private Tours are Organized in Luxury Vehicles with your Own Private Driver/Guide
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MOROCCO IMPERIAL CITIES

Travel to Morocco's Imperial Cities - a fascinating and adventurous Morocco tour for first time travelers to Morocco. Private Imperial Cities Tours start in Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier, Fes or Marrakech and end in any city of your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ticket for the excursion will be sent to your email account. Please print it and bring it with you on the excursion day.
We will pick you up from your hotel / accommodation on the tour day and drive you back after the tour.
Please check the Tour Details for the available days.
To confirm your holiday booking we require a 50% deposit, the balance could be paid upon arrival
Please email us for group discounts.
Cancellation of a booking is available 1 day before the tour day.
Please fill the “Accommodation Details” field in the booking form with the room number of your hotel.

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You can modify the itinerary according to your specific budget, dates, interests or cities of arrival or departure. The tour can be shortened, extended or modified to end wherever as the guests wish.