IMPERIAL CITIES TOUR 5days
STARTING FEZ / ENDING FEZ
Your tour will include the following sightseeing:
Fes – Meknes and Volubilis – Rabat – Casablanca – Marrakech - Fes
You will have five days with our companionship to discover the most possible about the imperial side of Morocco and live one amazing travelling experience.
During this tour you will have the occasion to go through the imperial cities of Morocco and have an extensive historical cultural idea about our beautiful country.
We assure you the most experienced, friendly and multi languages speaking drivers and guides throughout the entire tour.
We also assure you the most comfortable vehicles you can find in the market to ensure your total comfort and safety.
DAY 1: FES – VOLUBILIS – MEKNESS
Once your driver picks you up you will be getting the chance to get through a rich journey of excitement and valuable knowledge since you will be heading first to the Roman ruins of Volubilis or as it’s referred to it now by “Oualili”.
It was recently recognized by the UNESCO as a world heritage site for its breathtaking archeological sites standing still and proving the greatness of the Roman Empire ornamented with stunning mosaics and colorful strips.
The excitement is not over yet since we will head now to Meknes which is considered to be the achievements of one of the supreme Sultans in the history of Morocco, “Moulay Ismail”. Through this visit you will be getting the chance to discover all what this imperial city has to offer with its several tall minarets, massive extension of walls and monumental gates passing through Bab el Khemis and the old medina to get to the Islamic cemetery which takes us to the entrance of the old Mellah or like it’s known “the Jewish Quarter”.
You will also be discovering more about Place El Hedime, an old square of ruins lined with modern residential buildings and a covered food souk (market) which links the medina and the kasbah.
Dinner will be served in your riad or hotel in Meknes.
DAY 2: MEKNESS - RABAT
After breakfast your driver will be picking you up and taking you to your next destination which is Rabat where you will be spending the night and having a great dinner at your hotel or riad.
Rabat represents the capital of Moroccan kingdom with a population of 2 million people, you will be amazed by its spacious avenues, the Kasbah of Oudaya which was built by Moulay Ismaïl from 1672-1727 to protect the city and its residents by great walls dating from the Almohad period, then we take you on a visit to the Oudaya museum, Moulay Ismail which represent a great exhibition of a collection of Moroccan folk art, then afterwards we take you to the Royal palace, then the Hassan Tower majestically overlooking the Bou Regrag River, the historical minarets, and the breathtaking domes.
Dinner is served at your hotel or riad in Rabat.
DAY 3: RABAT – CASABLANCA – MARRAKECH
After you enjoy your breakfast we will be departing to Casablanca which is the economical capital of Morocco and the largest city of the country.
Your driver will pick you up and be taking you on a tour to the Hassan ll mosque which is considered to be the largest religious monument in Morocco and the 7th in the world with the tallest minaret at 210 meters.
After your visit of Casablanca we will have a short break then head to Marrakech where you will be spending the night and enjoying a great dinner in your riad or hotel
DAY 4: MARRAKECH guided visit
After having your breakfast in your hotel or riad you will have your guide picking you up and taking you on one amazing historical tour of Marrakech which includes the Majorelle Gardens, El Koutoubia Mosque, the Jewish Mellah or quarter, and The Saadians Tomb to end your tour with.
So like it was mentioned above, your tour will start by the Majorelle Garden which is one of the most visited sites in Morocco. It took French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) forty years of passion and dedication to create this delightful garden in the heart of the “Ochre City”. In 1947 he opened his gardens to the public and, through this period he also painted a glorious ceiling at The Mamounia hotel.
Afterwards we will be heading to The Koutoubia Mosque which is the largest one in Marrakesh; the mosque is ornamented with curved windows, a band of ceramic inlay, and decorative arches with a large plaza overflowing with magnificent gardens.
Once we finish with this historical mosque we will head to the Jewish quarter or Mellah Founded in 1558 by Moulay Abdallah, your guide will be walking you through this entire district and giving you a full resume concerning the history of this area personifying the Jewish culture and presence in Morocco.
Your tour will continue on to the Saadian Tomb which dates back to the Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603) and which were only discovered in 1917. Once discovered they were restored by the Beaux-Arts service and because of the beauty of their decoration, they have been a major attraction for visitors in Marrakech.
Once your tour is over you will head back to your Riad or Hotel and have the rest of the day free to wonder around the streets of Marrakech or just relax.
DAY 5: MARRAKECH - FEZ
Once you get to have your breakfast we will be leaving Marrakech to head back to Fez which will be your last destination.
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