Morocco Short Tours

Morocco Imperial Cities Tour

In this private tour, you'll explore Morocco's world-famous Imperial Cities of Fes, Rabat, Marrakech, Meknes, the Berber villages & the High Atlas Mountains.

 7 Nights / 8 Days Tour
For independent travelers: Our Guided Tour enhances your experience without hindering your journey. We’re there when you need us, and give you the opportunity to explore on your own if you desire.

bookitCost based on 4* accommodation:
US$1,450 per person based on double occupancy
US$2,900 for 2Pax
If you wish to upgrade or downgrade the accommodation, please let us know.

ITINERARY

meknes horse stablesDay 1: Volubulis – Meknes – Fes

After your arrival at either the Casablanca, Rabat or Fes airports, you will meet your escort who will begin you on your Moroccan journey.

Explore the ancient Roman ruins of Volubulis, sprawled amid a wildflower-dotted hillside, where the remains of palaces, baths, soaring arches and magnificent mosaics await exploration. Then, you’ll travel through lush rolling hills studded with the fertile plains of ancient olive groves and vineyards await you in the Ismalian capital of Meknes. Meknes is on Unesco’s world heritage list. After a pleasant lunch at the holy city of Moulay Idriss, explore the port of Bab El Mansour and Bab El Khamis.

Dinner and lodging at a riad at the ancient city of Fes.

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Fes

Fez MedinaStart the day with a traditional Moroccan breakfast, and then it’s off to explore the ancient white city of Fes, one of the best examples of a preserved medieval city. Fes, founded in the 9th century, is little unchanged since then. A certified guide will help you explore the serpentine souks, where you’ll find fine artisanal goods, rich carpets, pyramids of olives and rainbow-colored spices, sweet fruit and other delights. Or visit the much photographed, colorful honeycomb vats of the tanneries and climb the Merenid Tombs, which overlook a stunning panorama of Fes.

The visit includes the following:
* Fes’s Ramparts
* Potter’s Cooperative
* Tanneries
* Royal Palace
* Jewish Quarter
* Jewish Synagogue
* Berber Carpet Demonstration
* Dyers Market
* Wood Museum / Najjarine
* Museum Batha
* Al-Qayrawan mosque
* Medersa Bou Inania
* Weavers Cooperative

Enjoy dinner at one of the many area restaurants. Accommodation at your charming riad in Fes.

Meals Included: Breakfast

DSC_2328Day 3: Middle Atlas – Fes

The Middle Atlas region reveals the hidden delights of a fragrant cedar forest filled with chatty Barbary apes, and  the crystal air of the mountains that house rustic Berber villages. Admire the European charm of an Alpine-style village. Make a wish by a rushing waterfall, or stroll along a placid lakes in one of the many pleasant parks. In Azrou, you’ll discover fine wood handicrafts and handmade Berber rugs at the weekly market.

We’ll return to the riad late afternoon. A sumptuous dinner will be held at a  restaurant in the medina.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

RabatDay 4: Rabat

A morning drive to the capital of Morocco.

A vibrant city with lush green parks, Rabat is entered through the enormous Almoahad Gate to the Kasbah des Oudaias, situated on a bluff overlooking the majestic Atlantic Ocean. Rabat offers a rich historical and cultural heritage. Tour the exquisite 17th century palace now part of the Musée des Oudaia (Museum of Moroccan Arts), the Andalusian Gardens near the famous Tour Hassan, a 12th century minaret intended to be the highest and the largest in the Muslim world. Or view the Mausoleum of Mohammed V and King Hassan’s regal palace.

Enjoy dinner at one of the many area restaurants. Accommodation at your charming riad in Rabat.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5: Marrakech

Koutoubia GardensMarrakech. The name offers up mystery and magic. A pink city rising out of the desert, against a backdrop of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, a city of contradictions where camels tethered roadside and ancient souks exist with modern rose-petal strewn bistros and nightclub music. Veiled women move languorously along the avenues and young women in miniskirts zoom by on mopeds.

A certified guide is available to help you explore the ancient Bahia Palace from the days of the harem, now populated by a sentry of nesting storks, or ancient royal Saadian Tombs. Or, you may wish to enter the historic Jewish mellah where some of the best handcrafted jewelry of Morocco is sold. Another site is the majestic Koutoubia Mosque, the largest mosque in the city.

Enjoy dinner at one of the many area restaurants. Accommodation at your charming riad at the ancient city of Marrakech.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 6: Marrakech

Fire Dancer in MarrakeshA morning visit to the glorious Majorelle Gardens that are owned by international designer Yves St. Laurent. Stroll along the ancient Menara pool, and then tour the ancient city wall and Palmerie.

In the afternoon, take time to explore the hidden treasures of Marrakech, and at the end the day, be seduced by the world-famous Djemaa el-Fna open air market, where you’ll find exotic snake charmers, Berber musicians, spinning acrobats and fortune tellers. The air is filled with curls of smoke rising from delectable kebobs grilled over coals.

Enjoy dinner in Djemma el-Fna, or at one of the many area restaurants. Evening accommodations are at your charming riad at the ancient city of Marrakech.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 7:  Transfer to either the Marrakech or Casablanca airport for your return home.

Note:
- If you wish to modify the itinerary according to specific dates, interests or city of arrival or departure, please advise us.
– Pick up from any airport, port or train station in Morocco is available.
- This tour can be extended or modified to end wherever the guest may wish.

bookitCost based on 4* accommodation:
US$1,450 per person based on double occupancy
US$2,900 for 2Pax
If you wish to upgrade or downgrade the accommodation, please let us know.

2 years and under are free of charge
2 – 6 years old 75% off
7 – 11 years old 50% off
12 years old & up full cost

What’s Included:
* Breakfast daily
* 2 dinners in Fes
* 4* Riad, Kasbah & hotel lodging
* Private Car, gas tolls & English speaking driver for the entire trip
* Transfers to and from airport
* Knowledgeable certified guides at the Imperial cities
* Museums fee
* All taxes
* Agency fee

Not included in package price:
* International Airfare
* lunch & 4 dinners
* Drinks
* Travel Insurance