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Highlights of the Imperial Cities:

Explore the culture, history and the legacy of the fabled Imperial cities of Morocco. This is an exclusive adventure that will provoke your curiosity to explore more of this mystic land. From the major cities of Casablanca, Fez, Marrakech and many of its World Heritage Sites to its mountain ranges and valleys, this trip will give you an all-encompassing experience of Al-Maghrib.

Arrive in Casablanca, meet our guide at the airport who will assist you to the departure lounge and on to your transport. Will drive straight to your hotel in Rabat where you have the rest of the day at leisure. Explore the neighborhood on a walking tour or relax at your hotel and get rested up for your upcoming adventure. This evening, enjoy a complimentary welcome Moroccan mint tea with an orientation of your upcoming adventure with your guide.
Overnight: Hotel in Rabat
Day-02 ABAT - FEZ
This morning, embark on an interesting city tour of Rabat. View the Royal Palace and the ancient ruins of Chellah, the Oudaya Kasbah, and the Hassan Tower. En route to Fez, stop and visit the ancient ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis where you will get a chance to see the wonderfully preserved original mosaics, Roman Road, and city layout. As you travel through the Moroccan countryside, pass by the Holy City of Moulay Idriss - Meknez, for a photo opportunity. This evening, upon your arrival in Fez, enjoy a breathtaking view of the ancient city of Fez from a hill overlooking the medina. Enjoy a short tour of the imperial city of Fez conducted.
Overnight: Hotel in Fez
Day-03 FEZ
Enjoy a full day at leisure and on your own pace to wander the old medina. You can also join our guide who can help you visit the many hidden treasures of the medina that only a local from Fez can find. Fez served as the capital of Morocco for more than 400 years and is home to the University of Al Karaouine, the oldest operating university in the world. It is particularly famous for its local industries such as tanneries near the Fes el Bali Medina. You can also explore the Attarine Medersas, Moulay Idriss mausoleum, and the Nejjarine Fountains. There are ample opportunities to shop for authentic Moroccan carpets and ceramic works. Though centuries Fez has endured periods of hardship, yet it has emerged as a vibrant, colourful city boasting its own distinctive culture, art and cuisine.
Overnight: Hotel in Fez
Depart Fes early in the morning: a day's long journey will take you through the ever-changing landscape of the Central Moroccan valleys. This is Morocco's unique landscape between the Rif and Atlas Mountain ranges. As we start the day with beautiful views of the mountains around Ifrane, you need to keep your cameras charged and ready to capture that magnificent moment. Along the way we will pass by many traditional villages, towns and traditional Kasbah Style settlements. As the day proceeds we will enter the dry flatlands near Marrakesh, allowing you to experience the depth of the country's terrain. With a few rest stops and a break from the drive for lunch at Beni Mellal will take the stress off the long drive. In Marrakesh, on your way to the hotel we will drive by some of the famous landmarks of the Red City - Marrakesh. Over the coming days you will have ample opportunity to explore this city including the famous Jaama El Fna Square and its wideboulevards lined with restaurants and cafes.
After breakfast, enjoy a morning tour of the city. This living melting pot of the Berber, Arab and African cultures is what makes Marrakech such a unique city. Its 12th Century Koutoubia Mosque is representative of the Hispano-Moresque art. The 19th Century Bahia Palace preserves centuries-old techniques and craftsmanship of Islamic architecture. You can visit the Saadian Tombs, dating back to the 16th century. In the afternoon we will explore other sides of the Medina: the souks. A visit to the Marrakech souks means a traditional shopping trip for a variety of wares. Enjoy a late afternoon walk in Jemaa-el-fna square, The Open Outdoor Theatre which offers various entertainments (storytellers, water seller's acrobats, snake-charmers, magicians, musicians, open-air barbeque food-stalls).
Evening option: Dinner in an outside restaurant.
After breakfast, travel to Casablanca and transfer to your hotel. Later this afternoon embark on a walking tour of Casablanca. You will be escorted to see the famous Hassan II Mosque and enjoy it’s beautiful exterior décor. The mosque used to be one of the largest in the world, located along the corniche with its grandeur. To visit the mosque from the inside is optional and subject to opening due to prayer times. Take a moment to catch your breath at the end of your Moroccan adventure to admire the serenity of the Atlantic Ocean. Continue on a short drive through the residential areas of Casablanca to the city center to visit the Mohamed V Square, the Habous quarter and the Notre Dame de Lourdes Cathedral. Tonight join us on a farewell dinner at a traditional local restaurant.
Overnight: Hotel in Casablanca.
Day-07 ASABLANCA - Departure
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

The imperial cities of Morocco, the cradle of the Moroccan dynasties: Alaouites and Idrissides.

Easy to Moderate walking through downtown and city streets.


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