IMPERIAL TOUR OF MOROCCO
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
Visit the 4 imperial capitals of Morocco.
This tour can start from Casablanca, Tangier, Rabat, and Marrakech.
THE IMPERIAL TOUR
On this tour, you’ll visit the imperial cities of Morocco:
Rabat, Fes, Marrakech, and Meknes.
Immerse yourself in our colorful culture, ornate architecture, and rich history.
Visit the medina of Fes, the spiritual and handicraft capital of Morocco, and take in the energy of the snake charmers at Marrakech’s Jemaa el-Fnaa Square.
Feast your eyes on the beauty of the Bab Al Mansour Gate in Meknes and stand shoulder to shoulder with Moroccan Royal Guards in Rabat.
This tour is a wonderful introduction to Morocco and its medinas.
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*This is a living program. Flexible and adaptable. Whenever and wherever.
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Upon arrival to Casablanca, your expert guide and driver will be at the airport waiting for you.
After check-in to your hotel, freshen up, and meet your guide at the lobby for a welcome reception.
You’ll then head out for an evening drive and welcome dinner.
Today, you’ll visit the majestic Hassan II Mosque and the art-deco Notre Dame du Lourdes. Two of Casablanca’s must see monuments. Drive along the corniche and cross the Anfa Quarter on our way to Rabat.
In Rabat, we visit the royal palace and necropolis before we head for lunch at a 14th century riad. After lunch, we visit the Andalusian gardens of the Kasbah of the Udayas and head to Fes.
We’ll stop in Meknes on the way, to admire the ornate Bab Al Mansour Gate.
*A visit to the Roman ruins of Vollubilis can be added to the program upon request.
Fes is the spiritual and handicraft capital of Morocco. The medina of Fes is home to the oldest university in the world, the Qaraouiyine University and the 9th century Chouara tannery.
Known as “The Athens of Africa” and “Mecca of the West”, this medina is the world’s largest pedestrian zone and fortified city in the world. Life in Fes still goes on in the same ways as it did in the Middle Ages.
Today, we learn about Moroccan handicrafts and the skilled craftsmen of Fes and explore the overflowing, colorful, and lively souks of the most authentic medina in Morocco.
Cross the largest cedar forest in the country through back roads of the country to Marrakech.
This day is also subject to many unplanned stops and scenic views of the Middle Atlas Mountains.
Upon arrival to Marrakech, check in to your boutique Riad and join your guide for an evening walk, through the medina to the legendary Jamaa el Fena Square.
Here you’ll be transcended by the spectacles and enjoy a dinner amongst locals.
Explore Marrakech the traditional way, on horse carriage. Your will be lead deep into the narrow streets and souks of the medina and exposed to the colorful heritage of Marrakech.
Visit the Majorel Gardens and impressive Bahia Palace. Learn about the myriad of Berber spices and take in the beauty of authentic craftsmanship, at an impressive artisanal gallery.
Visit the Jamaa el Fna Square and lose yourself in the ecstatic energy of this incredible gathering of spectacles, food stalls, and folklore. A remarkable change from the silence of the desert.
Tonight, we head to the Palmeraie of Marrakech to enjoy the delicacies of Moroccan cuisine and witness an entrancing display of Berber folklore and impressive show of Berber horsemanship.
Drive west to Essaouira, a whitewashed town of rich Portuguese heritage and architecture, on the Atlantic coast.
Essaouira is world famous for its Thuya wood crafts and Argan oil. On our way to Essaouira, we’ll cross the Argan forest and visit a local feminine cooperative. Learn about and pick up the purest natural moisturizer known to man.
Visit the fortified Sqala port of Essaouira and witness the sunset over the Atlantic on your Riad’s panoramic terrace, as seagulls glide by on the winds of the crashing waves.
Today can be adapted to your flight schedule and preference.
Your driver and guide join you to the airport, where they’ll bid you farewell, marking the end of an unforgettable journey throughout Morocco.