Morocco Imperial Cities

9 Nights / 10 Days
Casablanca - Rabat - Meknes - Fez - Beni - Mellal - Marrakesh - Marrakech

Itinerary

Day 01 : Casablanca Airport

Arrival at Casablanca Mohamed V airport on fight N°????? at ????????. Welcome, assistance and transfer to the hotel in Casablanca. Check-in, dinner and overnight.

Day 02 : Casablanca – Rabat + - 100Km

After breakfast and meeting with the tour guide from 9h30am for the sightseeing of Casablanca, the business capital of Morocco. Visit the exterior of the great Hassan II Mosque (Optional with supplement : for inside visiting, please refer to supplement), Mohamed V square, the United Nations place, the Central Market, the Habous sector and the residential area of Anfa before strolling along the Aïn Diab coast dotted with swimming pools and restaurants. Independent lunch (1) and departure to Rabat, the white imperial city. Visit of the administrative capital of Morocco with the Hassan Tower, the splendid Mohamed V Mausoleum and the Kasbah of Oudayas. Late in the afternoon, check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 03 : Rabat – Meknes – Fez + - 240Km

After breakfast, departure to Fez with visit of the Roman ruins of Volubilis and the sacred town of Moulay Idriss Ist. Continue to Meknes. Independent lunch (2) and visit of this city known as «the Moroccan Versailles» which was founded at the end of the 17th Century by Moulay Ismail. The sightseeing of Meknes will include Bab Mansour, the most preserved gate in Morocco, Hari Souani and the old medina. Arrival to Fez, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 04: Fez

After breakfast, the whole day is devoted to the sightseeing of Fez; the most ancient cultural and spiritual city of Morocco. Step back six centuries into the medieval Medina with its narrow and cobbled streets filled with ancient mosques, towering green glazed minarets and crumbling fondouks. Narrow openings into private worlds beyond reveal architecture of peaceful courtyards filled with carved cedar, brilliantly colored mosaic tiles and delicately carved stucco ornament. Visit of the the Jewish Quarter, medieval medina, the Medersas, the Karaouine mosque and the famous Nejjarine fountain. Independent lunch (3) and continuation of the visit through the old medina where the clients will see different craftsmen still operating in the old oriental tradition. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 05 : Fez

After breakfast, day free at leisure or relax at hotel. Independent lunch (4). Dinner and overnight

Day 06 : Fez - Beni - Mellal - Marrakesh + - 500Km

After breakfast, departure to Marrakesh crossing the region the middle Atlas and passing through Immouzer du Kander and Ifrane; a charming ski resort in the heart of a magnificent cedar forest. Stop at Beni-Mellal to enjoy a moment of relaxation. Independent lunch (5) and continuation to Marrakesh. Little by little will appear the red earth of the country contrasting with the clear blue sky and the eternal green palms. Check-in at the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 07 : Marrakesh

After breakfast, the entire day will be spent visiting Marrakesh, the second oldest imperial city known as the «Pearl of the South» and for its antiquities, its chic nightlife, and contemporary style movement. The visit to start with the Jewish Quarter, the Saadian tombs, the Koutoubia, the Bahia Palace and the Menara gardens. Return to the hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, visit of the souks, the winding little streets and the Djemaâ El Fna place with its various and non-stop entertainment: storytellers, snake charmers, fire-eaters and more. A Diffa Fantasia dinner (Tourist menu) will be served under caïdal tents at the famous «Chez Ali» restaurant while enjoying fantasia performance with camel and horses shows, folkloric and belly dancers. Return to the hotel and overnight at the hotel.

Day 08 : Marrakech

After breakfast, day free at leisure or relax at hotel. Independent lunch (6). Dinner and overnight.

Day 09 : Marrakesh - Casablanca + - 250Km

After breakfast, morning free at leisure for a final plunge into the atmosphere of Marrakesh or relaxation by the pool of the hotel. Independent lunch (7). In the afternoon, departure to Casablanca. Arrival at the hotel, check-in. Dinner and overnight. Day 10: Casablanca - Airport After breakfast, departure transfer to Mohamed V airport for return flight N°??????? at ??????? and assistance to the boarding formalities. End of our services.

Included Services :

Accommodation on Half board basis (drinks accompanying meals not included) starting with dinner and accommodation of the first day and ending with breakfast of the 10th day. + Diffa Fantasia dinner (Tourist menu) will be served under caïdal tents at the famous «Chez Ali» restaurant while enjoying fantasia performance with camel and horses shows, folkloric and belly dancers (Drinks accompanying dinner not included).

A/c deluxe bus according to the group size put at disposal of the group from day of arrival till the 10 day of departure according to the group itinerary.

A qualified accompanying English speaking guide from day 1 to day 10.

Local guides (compulsory) for groups +20 pax for city tours.

Monuments entrance fees (Entrance to Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca not included).

Portrage of the luggage at hotels.

All taxes included (except for 135,00Mdh for 3*/4* hotels category per person for all the package & 230,00Mdh for 4* hotels category per person for all the package & 325,00Mdh for 5* hotels category per person for all the package: see above-mentioned)

Our full assistance.

Free of charge (as per each basis).