7 Days Private Tour exploring the classic Imperial Cities


Casablanca

Min group size:
1
Max group size:
8

Duration:
7 Days
Age range:
1 to 90





Itinerary


Start and end in Casablanca! With the Explorer tour 7 Days Private Tour exploring the classic Imperial Cities, you have a 7 days tour package taking you through Casablanca, Morocco and 7 other destinations in Morocco. 7 Days Private Tour exploring the classic Imperial Cities includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


­Upon arrival at Mohamed V Airport in Casablanca, your guide will greet you at the arrival gate and accompany you to your hotel in Rabat, just a scenic 45-mile drive away through verdant farms and exotic flora. ­ Once settled, your guide will lead you on a captivating historical and cultural tour of Rabat, the capital city. Rabat's unique charm lies in its blend of spacious European grid layout with a subtle nod to its modernity, while its twin city, Sala Colonia, stands across the river with a rich ancient heritage spanning countless generations. From Phoenician to Roman influences, each civilization has left its architectural imprint, creating a fascinating tapestry of styles. ­ Your afternoon in Rabat will be filled with exploration as your guide takes you through the bustling old city of Sidi Makhlouf, offering a glimpse of the 12th-century ramparts that define its skyline. Wander through the medina to Bab Chellah, then traverse Sidi Fateh St. to discover Souk Laghzel, renowned for its traditional handmade textiles, particularly Rabat Carpets. ­ Continue your historic journey with a visit to the Oudaya Kasbah, entering through its ancient gates to explore this magnificent Medieval Moorish fortress perched above the Bourgreg River delta. Stroll through the enchanting Moorish Gardens, pause for refreshing mint tea at a traditional café, and delve into the rich tribal arts and crafts at the Oudaya Museum, where a knowledgeable docent will introduce you to traditional Berber textiles. ­ Exiting the Kasbah, ascend the hill to marvel at the grandeur of the Hassan Tower and Mohamed the V Mausoleum, exemplifying the pinnacle of Moroccan architecture. Your tour will conclude with visits to the Royal Palace and the Necropolis of Chellah, before returning to your hotel for a well-deserved dinner and relaxation.

Prepare for a day of historical exploration through Morocco, where you'll traverse centuries in just one journey. Begin by stepping back in time to imperial Rome as you visit Volubilis, a remarkably well-preserved city boasting ancient streets and a bustling forum. Then, continue your temporal voyage to the ninth century with a visit to the citadel of Moulay Idris, revered as the birthplace of Sufism. ­ Your next destination is Meknes, a city that emerged as a formidable rival to Fez in the 17th century. Explore its rich history and architectural splendors before concluding your day in Fez. Here, you'll have the opportunity to discover sights beyond the bustling Medina, immersing yourself in the city's captivating heritage. ­ After a day filled with historical marvels, indulge in an aperitif and dinner, anticipating the adventures that await on day three in Fes. ­ stay at : riad yacout or similar dinner and breakfast at accommodation

Embark on an enchanting journey through the ancient charm of Fez with a full-day walking tour of its mesmerizing Medina. This medieval gem, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, remains virtually untouched by modernity, preserving its authentic ambiance illuminated solely by electricity. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, you'll delve into the heart of Fez, discovering its hidden treasures and timeless wonders. ­ Your exploration begins with a visit to the majestic King's Palace, followed by a climb to Merinides Hill, offering breathtaking panoramic vistas of the city. Passing through the Bab Guissa gate, you'll enter the Medina's labyrinthine streets, immersing yourself in its bustling atmosphere and vibrant culture. ­ Throughout the day, you'll encounter the Medina's bustling guilds, from cobblers to blacksmiths, each contributing to the city's rich tapestry of scents and sounds. Highlights include Juteya's carpenters and tanneries, El Ashabine and Sgha squares, the vibrant Attarine Souk, and the revered Moulay Idris Mausoleum. ­ Continuing your journey, you'll discover the tranquil beauty of Nejjarine Square's fountain, delve into the intricate craftsmanship of the Carpentry Guild, and explore the captivating exhibits at the Folk Arts Museum. Witness the ancient tanneries, marvel at the historic Al Quaraouiyine University, and soak in the bustling ambiance of Shemmaine market and Seffarine Square, where skilled metalworkers ply their trade. ­ After a leisurely lunch, your exploration continues with visits to Dyers souk, Foundouk Tetouani, and the esteemed Sidi Ahmed Tijani shrine, each offering unique insights into Fez's spiritual, cultural, and historical heritage. ­ As the day draws to a close, return to your hotel and unwind with a delightful dinner, reflecting on the myriad wonders you've encountered throughout Fez's captivating tapestry of experiences. stay at : riad farouzi or similar dinner and breakfast at accommodation

Embark on a captivating day-long excursion to explore the breathtaking beauty of the Atlas Mountains. Your journey will take you through picturesque Berber villages, where you'll have the opportunity to witness the unique lifestyle of nomadic communities amidst stunning evergreen landscapes. ­ Begin your adventure in Azrou, where you'll immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of bustling markets and encounter the rich cultural heritage of the region. As you ascend into the High Atlas peaks, be prepared to be mesmerized by the awe-inspiring vistas that unfold before you, offering panoramic views of rugged mountain terrain and lush greenery. ­ Throughout the day, you'll have the chance to engage with local communities, gaining insights into their traditions and way of life. Whether it's sharing stories with villagers or admiring the craftsmanship of local artisans, each encounter promises to enrich your understanding of this captivating region. ­ As the day draws to a close, savor a delicious dinner while overlooking the enchanting city of Marrakech Alhamra, reflecting on the unforgettable experiences and breathtaking scenery you've encountered during your journey through the Atlas Mountains.

Our local guide will greet you in the morning at your hotel lobby, ready to lead you on a fascinating walking tour of historic Marrakech. Your morning will be dedicated to exploring the city's rich history, starting with a visit to the Menara Gardens. This serene oasis features a magnificent pool surrounded by vibrant flowerbeds, creating a picturesque scene that reflects the beauty of Moorish architecture. Built in 1866, the Menara Gardens served as a retreat for dignitaries who marveled at stunning sunsets against the backdrop of the Atlas Mountains. Additionally, the pool serves as an innovative irrigation system, sustaining life in the desert. ­ Your guided tour of Marrakech will take you to numerous impressive sites, including the iconic La Koutoubia Minaret, reminiscent of the la Giralda tower in Seville, Spain. You'll also explore the Saadian Tombs, showcasing exquisite Moorish architecture through sixteenth-century mausoleums that remained hidden until their discovery in 1917. Next on your itinerary are visits to the opulent Bahia Palace and the Dar Si Said, both exemplifying the grandeur of Moroccan architecture and design. You'll then wander through the lush Majorelle Gardens, delve into the bustling souks of Marrakech, and experience the vibrant atmosphere of Jamaa el Fna Square. ­ After a day filled with exploration and discovery, you'll return to your hotel for a well-deserved dinner and restful accommodations.

Commence your day with an excursion to the picturesque Ourika Valley, where you'll have the opportunity to explore traditional Berber souks and visit local workshops. Following a delightful lunch, your journey continues with a visit to the Berber Museum of Arts and Crafts, offering insights into the lives of the mountain dwellers and their artisanal products. Delve into the workshops to witness the creation of intricate handmade crafts before returning to Marrakech.

Your guide will accompany you to Casablanca airport to assist you with the check-in process for your flight back home, ensuring a smooth transition. As you prepare to depart, we bid you farewell and express our gratitude for choosing to explore the wonders of Morocco. Thank you for visiting, and we hope you carry cherished memories of your journey with you always.



What's Included


Rabat: Riad Shaan or similar.
Meknes: Riad Yacout or similar.
Fes: Riad Farouzi or similar.
Marrakech: Riad Elhouma or similar.

English and French-speaking driver
Local certified guides in Marrakesh and Fes

Breakfast and dinner will be provided at all accommodations throughout the tour

This tour offers Jain, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal and Kosher food options on request. Simply let Morocco Magic Trip know the food option that you prefer.

Camel ride
Mineral water

Private AC Vehicle





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