Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow” – Anita Desai
“Great king, great city in the Kingdom of Light
Morocco imperial cities tour: Private Tour 8 days ( customizable )
Morocco imperial cities tour Description: Explore Morocco on a Private guided Tour. This 8-Day. Private imperial cities Tour covers the 4 imperial cities : Rabat, Meknes, the Roman Ruins of Volubilis, Fez and Marrakesh.
Tour name: Morocco imperial cities tour
Place visited: the 4 Imperial cities.
Morocco Imperial Cities Tour inclusion:
Airport Transfer -Transport by private car or Minivan-Local guide for imperial cities visit and Volubilis-Admission fees to monuments-7 Night in hotel or Riad-7 Breakfast and more….
The whole history of Morocco is inscribed on the walls of the 4 imperial cities of Morocco tour:
Marrakesh and the Jemaa el Fna square, Rabat and the Hassan tower, Meknes and the Bab el Mansour gate, Fes and the Najjarines fountain, all listed as World Heritage by UNESCO
Exoticism guaranteed in a private tour with professional guides: let yourself be intrigued by the mysteries !
Itinerary of Morocco Imperial cities tour
Day 1 :Arrival Casablanca Mohammed V airport
Oh, a kiss is still a kiss in Casablanca
But a kiss is not a kiss without your sigh
Please come back to me in Casablanca
I love you more and more each day as time goes by – Bertie Higgins
Arrival at Mohammed V airport in Casablanca (or Marrakesh or Fez airport) depending on your airline. Meet and welcoming by your private driver and transfer to your hotel in Casablanca, night at the hotel.
For those looking for a taste of old Hollywood glamour, an optional trip to Rick’s Café is a must. This beautiful bar and restaurant was inspired by the Rick’s Café from the film Casablanca and the décor does its best to live up to it. Serving American, French and Moroccan food, head along on a Sunday to enjoy the evening jazz session and pop up to the 1st film for a free screening of the legendary “Casablanca movie”. You don’t meet SAM the pianist but certainly you listen the famous song “As time goes by”.
Day 2: Casablanca / Rabat / Meknes: The imperial cities as an Unesco World Heritage
After breakfast at the hotel, departure for Rabat, capital of Morocco. Arrival and guided visit the Mausoleum Mohammed V, grandfather of the present king. Guarded by two mounted, traditionally robed spear-carrying lancers. It is built in traditional style then the twin Hassan Tower of the Giralda in Seville in Spain (constituted at the same time and by the same Monarch, as well as the Koutoubia minaret in Marrakesh). A wonder of medieval Moorish world with its great minaret left unfinished when its founder died in 1199. Then visit of the esplanade of the Royal Palace and the Kasbah Oudaya on the seafront where Robinson Crusoe was locked up before escaping to Brazil. optional lunch then departure for the city of Meknes, arrival and installation at your hotel.
Day 3: Meknes / Fez (a world Unesco heritage)
“The beautiful is everywhere, the beautiful runs the streets, I’m stunned by everything I see“
Eugene DELACROIX describing Meknes in 1832
After the breakfast in the hotel, guided tour of Meknes: The granaries, the stables that housed 12,000 horses. The water basin that could meet the needs of the city for 6 months in the event of a siege and the famous Bab el Mansour gate, the most photographed gate in Morocco. Before departure for Fez, guided visit the roman ruins of volubilis.
Volubilis it built in a fertile agricultural area, it developed from the 3rd century B.C. The city gained a number of major public buildings in the 2nd century including a basilica, temple and triumphal arch. Today it is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Optional lunch then departure for Fez. Before installation in your hotel, panoramic visit of the Medina of Fez (old town) then settling in your hotel or Riad
Day 4: Fez; “Get lost in the holy city” ( a world Unesco heritage)
When entering Fez, you enter through the door both sacred and veiled in mystery, because Fez it is the city of Moulay Driss, its patron saint, to whom you must ask for hospitality.
The all day is devoted to the guided tour of Fez. A jewel of Arab-Moorish architecture with its labyrinthine alleys and its shops where you can find everything: (silk, handmade carpets, silverware, ceramics, spices and famous tannery etc…) You well take your lunch in an 19th century palace in the Medina.
Return to the hotel and time at your disposal to relax. Optional outgoing to Moroccan evening, diner and entertainment. Please advise in advance.
Day 5: Fez / Marrakesh
After breakfast at the hotel, early departure by highway for the city of Marrakesh, arrival and installation at your hotel. Time at your disposal.
Day 6: Marrakesh (a world Unesco heritage)
“If in Marrakesh were my stories, i would live there”
After breakfast at the hotel, guided tour of Marrakesh, the Bahia Palace, a jewel of Arab-Andalusian architecture: 150 rooms lavishly decorated, built by the vizir Ba Hmad for his favorite!
You visit the Medina and its multicolored souks where the art of negotiation is done around a glass of mint tea.
And to end on a high note, visit the famous Jemma el Fna square. An open-air theater, invaded at dusk by acrobats, monkey and snake trainers, musicians, storytellers, Henne tattoo artists, fortune tellers of good fortune and one of the great street food places in the world!
*Agora, theatrical performance, point of convergence: open and plural space, vast field of ideas, peasants, shepherds, roundworms, merchants coming from bus stations, taxi ranks, drowsy car rental stops: merged into an idle mass, absorbed in the contemplation of the daily hustle and bustle, supported by license and heedless of the terrain, in a continuous and capricious movement: immediate contact between strangers, oblivion of social constraints, identification in prayer and laughter, temporary suspension of hierarchies, joyful equality of people. » Juan Goytosolo. Optional Majorelle Gardens visit (12 $ payable in spot)
Night at the hotel or riad. Optional diner cabaret live show (please advise in advance: mandatory reservation)
Day 7: Marrakesh/Casablanca
After breakfast at the hotel, departure for Casablanca, arrival and installation at your hotel, time at your disposal
Day 8: Airport transfer
“Anyone who is used to travel knows that there always comes a day when hi have to leave”. Paulo Coelho
After breakfast in the hotel and according your time flight, transfer to airport for your return flight.
This itinerary of Morocco imperial cities tour is only a suggestion, all our trips are tailor-made according to each client.
This product is suitable for: Couple / between girls / Solo/ Family/ Group of friends