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9 Days imperial cities&South tour 

from 550€p.p

9-8 Nights | Private car | 3-5 Star hotels

9 Days imperial cities tour & South

 

In this tour you will experience the best of Morocco. With visits to the important monuments such as: Mosques, Koran Schools (Madrassa) and historical sites. You will taste authentic and delicious Moroccan food. With our customized tour you will enjoy different unique landscapes exclusive to Morocco such as the Desert (including one night in an authentic Berber desert camp), High Atlas Mountains, and the beautiful seaside found in Casablanca. 

 

Itinerary description day by day :

Day 1: Casablanca airport – Casablanca city center 

Arrival at the airport of Casablanca , where our driver is waiting for you to take you to your hotel .

Accommodation: 3,4,5* hotels/riads available

Day 2:  Casablanca – Rabat (90 km)

After breakfast, we will visit  Casablanca, the economical capital and the great metropolis of Morocco. In Casablanca we visit the Mosque Hassan II, the second biggest Mosque in the world, than we continue for Rabat, administrative capital of the country. We also visit some important monuments of Rabat: The Mohammed V Museum, the Hassan Tower, the Royal Palace, …. We take dinner and stay the night at the hotel in Rabat.

Accommodation: 3,4,5* hotels/riads available

Day 3: Rabat – Volubilis – Meknes – Fes

In the morning we leave Rabat to visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis (a Unesco World Heritage Site), the most important Roman ruins of Morocco. Afterwards we pay a visit at Mouly Idriss, one of the holiest towns in the country. We continue for Meknes, de 4th imperial city of Morocco. In the afternoon visit of the important monuments of the city: Bab El Mansour, Lahdim square, and Mouly Ismaïl museum. Then we drive to Fes to get to your accommodation.

Accommodation: 3,4,5* hotels/riads available

Day 4: Fes guided tour

Today we discover one of the oldest and most beautiful imperial cities of Morocco, the spiritual capital of the country. In the morning we visit the most important curiosities of this city: the Medressa’s (religious universities), the Najarine square, the mosque of Karaouine, the museum of Mouly Idriss. Lunch is served at the Medina (the old city). In the afternoon there is a visit to Fes El-Jedid, the Royal Palace, the School of Koran, the Jewish quarter and the Souk. We continue to the Riad in Medina for dinner and the overnight stay.

Accommodation: 3,4,5* hotels/riads available

Day 5: Fes – Ifrane – Midelt – Rissani – Merzouga/ camel trek & overnight in desert camp 

After breakfast in the riad, you will start an explorative journey of the area. You’ll visit the Gnawa people, originally slaves brought from Sudan, to experience their music and lifestyle. Not far away there’s the lake of Merzouga, with its bird populations. You may also visit the souk in Rissani, a traditional town which was the origin of the ruling family in Morocco and the meeting place of the Caravans trading as far as Timbuctou in Mali. Here you will see a lot of men hooded and women veiled. In the afternoon you will start your guided camel ride, led by an experienced camel man to explore within the sand sea of Merzouga. Overnight at our luxury desert camp where you will have your dinner. For your convenience, the camp is equipped with flush toilets. 

Accommodation: Standard / luxury desert camp

Day 6: Merzouga -Todra Gorge – Rose Valley –Ouarzazate

We wake up early in the morning to see a spectacular sunrise over the dunes, and we return to the hotel for breakfast and a quick shower. Then we drive direction Ouarzazate through Tinghir. Just before Tinghir we take right for a visit to the Todra Gorge. Before we reach Ouarzazate we pass across Kalaat Magouna and Rose valley. We have dinner and stay the night in Ouarzazate.

Accommodation: 3,4,5* hotels/riads available

Day 7: Ouarzazate – Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou – Marrakesh

After breakfast we leave for the Atlas Mountains trough Ouarzazate. We pass de pink valley and the Skoura Oases. We pay a visit to the famous Atlas Film studio and the most beautiful Kasbah of Morocco, Kasbah Aït Ben Haddou – a Unesco World Heritage site – and continue to Marrakesh. We have dinner and stay the night in Marrakesh.

Day 8: Marrakesh guided tour

Today you will learn to know the city of Marrakesh, Pearl of the South. After breakfast, you visit, under the guidance of a French/English/ Spanish speaking guide, the Koutoubia mosque, the Palace of Bahia and Menara. In the afternoon you will visit the Jemaa-El-Fna square (the beating heart of Marrakesh) and the colourful and scented alleys of the Souk. Dinner is served in Jemaa-El-Fna.

Accommodation: 3,4,5* hotels/riads available

 Day 9: Marrakesh

Transfer to the airport of Marrakesh, depending on your flight.

Tour Highlights 

  1. Imperial cities of Rabat, Meknes, Fes, Marrakech 
  2. Sacred town of Moulay Idriss 
  3. Ancient ruins of Volubilis 
  4. Scenic “Route of a Thousand Kasbahs” 
  5. Camel trek in Merzouga (desert
  6. Dramatic Todra Gorges 
  7. Kasbah of Ait ben-Haddou 
  8. Spectacular Atlas Mountain scenery 
  9. Visits to five UNESCO World Heritage sites 
  10. Charming city of Cheffchaouen

Price:  Depending on the number of travelers and hotel category.
For more info, please contact us.

Marokko Avontuur

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