12 days imperial cities
Day 1 : Arrive in Casablanca:
On the first day of your Imperial Cities Morocco Tours, our driver/guide will meet you, then escort you to your hotel (depending on time of arrival). Dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 : Casablanca – Rabat:
Today After breakfast at your accommodation start your Imperial Cities Morocco Tours, visit the city of Casablanca on a short tour. Casablanca Morocco’s biggest city an the heart of industry and commerce, so visit Hassan II mosque on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean (built on water). Later on, you will depart to Rabat and stop to take our lunch. Then you’ll have a sightseeing tour of this Moroccan administrative capital including the The Mausoleum of Mohamed V, Royal Palace and Hassan Tower, this minaret is an incomplete mosque instituted by Yaacoub al-Mansour, The Almohad ruler. We may explore The des Oudaias kasbah, which is a dwelling with blue painted parapets located near to the Atlantic coast. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : Rabat – Meknes – Fes:
Today After breakfast we’ll continue our tour to Meknes then to the nearby city Fes. The city of Meknes is an Imperial city of Morocco (third one) it has renowned and monumental door, it is known as “The Versailles of Morocco. On this city tour visit the massive Bab El Mansour, a beautiful gateway. Continue your sightseeing tour by visiting the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. Then take lunch and visit the new and old Medina. We stop at Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, it’s a village and a sacred site, a place of pilgrimage for Moroccans. Continue your Imperial Cities Morocco Tours, to visit the ancient Volubulis ( Roman ruins), it will take your breath. At last we make our way to Fes where your night will be delighted with a conventional Moroccan supper and overnight in the riad.
Day 4 : Exploring Fes:
After breakfast starts exploring the oldest city in Morocco with your local guide, roaming in its small streets and alleys. Visit first the seven Royal Palace gates, then the Jewish neighborhood which is the first Mellah built in Morocco during the 14th century. On this Imperial Cities Morocco Tours, you’ll visit all the cultural and historical highlights including the famous Al Qaraouine University, considered the oldest one in the world, Taneries and Mulay Idriss mausoleum. After a mouthwatering lunch, we visit the tiles cooperative and then experience a wonderful panoramic view over the whole Medina of Fes. Return at your riad for overnight in the riad.
Day 5 : Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Midelt – Ziz Valley – Rissani – Merzouga:
Today early morning start traveling through the middle Atlas via the Moroccan Switzerland “Ifrane”. In Azrou we visit the forests of Cedar and see the Cedre Goraud Tree where the Barbary apes live. At that point proceed toward the south passing numerous berber towns and a chance to see travelers living in tents along the way; also see the volcanic rocks. In the village of Midelt we’ll enjoy lunch, then the trip continues via Tizi N’Talghomt Pass (1907m) enjoying the panoramic views. Furthermore pass by the tunnel and the incredible Ziz Gorge. Then pass Errachidia city and see Hassan Al-Dakhil barrage with its turquoise blue water.
On this Imperial Cities Morocco Tours, we stop at the village of Erfoud to appreciate the view of Aoufous palmeraie along Ziz River. Then we’ll take an off road to our accommodation on the foot of the dunes. Your night stay and dinner will be at the hotel.
Day 6: Tour Around Erg Chebbi Desert & Camel Trekking:
After breakfast in the hotel, you will start an explorative journey of the area. Visit the traveler people living in tents of goat hair, find out about the Sahara life. Thereafter we go to the Gnaoua town, they are slaves from Sudan, here you will have the opportunity to listen to their music and learn about their culture and lifestyle. If you visit the desert on a specific time of the year you can see the lake of Merzouga and its bird population such as the “Flamingos”. On the evening, we go to the sahara bivouac and find the awe-inspiring sand-ocean of the Erg-Chebbi. Enjoy the irresistible beauty of the Sahara and the sunset over the sandy golden dunes. Then take your dinner in the camp and spend your first night under the sky, or if you prefer in tents. Our camp provides western bathrooms.
Day 7: Merzouga – Todra Gorge – Boumalne Dades – El-Kelaâ M’Gouna – Ouarzazate:
Waking up by the call of your guide very earlier to watch the sunrise then enjoying breakfast. Back to hotel in the village and have hot shower to get ready for your new journey. Go to Ouarzazate “Morocco’s Hollywood” through the wonderful Gorges of Todra, El-Kelaâ M’Gouna, Skoura and Boumalne du Dadès. we’ll appreciate a visit in Todra gorges; hike in its dazzling spot while observing the high rock walls. Then we move on to Boumalne du Dadès and take our lunch. Proceed through the Valley of the Roses named “El Kelâa M’gouna”, and the one thousand Kasbahs street and Skoura palmeraie. In Ouarzazate city we stop and visit the Kasbah of Taourirt which is constructed by the Glaoui dynasty. Dinner and spend the night at the Riad.
Day 8: Ouarzazate – Aït Ben Haddou – Telouet – Tizi N’Tichka Pass – Marrakech:
Today after breakfast you may visit the Atlas films Studios before we make our way to Aït Benhaddou town, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, there you’ll investigate the outstanding Kasbah. This kasbah is on the slope along the beautiful Ounila valley which ends up to be well known because of its part in hosting various movies, for example, The Man Who Would Be King, The Message, The Mummy, Jesus of Nazareth, Lawrence of Arabia, Jewel of the Nile and Gladiator. Afterwards our trip will continue to off roads driving to Telouet to take our lunch and visit the incredible Telouet Kasbah. Proceed through the Tizi-n-Tichka port (2260m). Stop to see all the panoramic views en route of High Atlas Mountains, take pictures of Berber towns located on the way. Reach Marrakech and drop off at your riad for supper and spend the overnight.
Day 9: Exploring Marrakech:
Today after breakfast in your lodging start to investigate the red city of Morocco “Marrakech”. Guaranteeing you to see all the important historical and social sightseeing, including the Bahia Palace, the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadian tombs. Close or at the square you’ll have your lunch, at that point stroll through the souks and view several handiworks. Toward the evening, you’ll have time (free) to walk around by yourself through other parts of the city. Supper and overnight in the riad.
Day 10: Marrakech – Essaouira:
This morning leave Marrakech “the red city” and take a day trip to Essaouira, on this Imperial Cities Morocco Tours. Essaouira is the old Portuguese city. Today we might discover the factory of Argan and learn the process of making Argan oil by women. You will investigate the port of the Coastal vacationer town of Essaouira. Today you’ll appreciate a tasty lunch of fresh fish at the medina. Then benefit from your afternoon for a personal exploration at leisure; you can swim and relax on the beach. Enjoy the evening meal at the hotel and your night in a Riad.
Day 11: Essaouira – Safi – Oualidia – El Jadida – Casablanca:
Today we will leave Essaouira toward Casablanca “the commercial centre of Morocco” via the coastal road while immersing in the beautiful views. Pass the Safi city and Oualida a beautiful town where to have a delicious seafood in this wonderful place. After your lunch, we drive to Casablanca city passing bythe city of El Jadida (was known as Mazagan); this old medina was established in 1513 by the Portuguese. Reach Casablanca in the early evening, your supper and overnight will be at the lodging.
Day 12: Casablanca – Airport Med V:
Today take your breakfast at the lodging, depart to the Airport depending your flight take off time. End of our Imperial Cities Morocco Tours and services.
Included on this 12 days imperial cities:
Transportation in 4×4 vehicles with A/C.
Driver/Guide available every day of the trip. ( English Speaking )
Pick up and drop off at your accommodation
Accommodation on half board (dinner and breakfast) in hotels.
Camel trek and sleep in tent
Noon meals. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants)
Drinks and lunches
Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.
NOTE: If the itineraries of this trip, that we offer don’t coordinate what you’re searching for, get in touch with us and we will set up the excursion to your necessities and prerequisites.