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Imperial Cities of Morocco

PRIVATE TOUR - 8 DAY SAMPLE ITINERARY

FROM £$ 2189

Private Tour Highlights

  • Take in the famous Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca and visit the Royal Palace.
  • Visit all four Imperial Cities of Morocco; Casablanca, Rabat, Fes, and Marrakech. Learn about the important history of these four cities.
  • Go to Fes to see one of the best-preserved old cities in the world. Make ones way through the maze like streets.
  • Enjoy views of the snow-capped Atlas mountains from the "Pearl of the South", Marrakech.
  • Wander through the famous souks of Marrakech to see the Moroccan way of life bustling with merchants, tourists, animals, small shops, and spices.
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Tour Overview

Visit all four Imperial Cities of Morocco! Start in Casablanca, the business capital of the country. Explore the historic city, seeing the old medina, the Royal Palace, residential neighborhoods, and the famous Hassan II Mosque. Next, visit Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco. Here one can see why Rabat is referred to as the “Imperial Garden City” by wandering through the gorgeous Oudayas garden. Visit the “Moroccan Versailles” in Meknes, originally founded in the 17th century. Enjoy a change of pace in Fes, one of the largest cities to not have any cars on its streets! Wander through the winding streets and appreciate the oldest Imperial City in Morocco. In Marrakech, visit many of the historic monuments in this once imperial city. Shop in the traditional souks for some authentic Moroccan goods. Here one can see the Moroccan way of life bustling with merchants, tourists, animals, small shops, and spices. This is the traditional meeting place for peasants and merchants and is the heart of Marrakesh.

Inclusions
Price includes domestic and regional flights within the itinerary; all hotel accommodations including daily continental or buffet breakfast and daily city tax; all transfers between airports and hotels with assistance and baggage handling; guided tours in English including entrance fees.
Exclusions

International airfare (unless specifically included), airport departure taxes that must be paid on-site, gratuities, meals not mentioned, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages with meals, early / late check-out, room service, visa fees/services and other personal items or services not mentioned.

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Pricing Details
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Double £$1999 £$2189 £$2399 N/A
Single £$2299 £$2649 £$3159 N/A

Prices shown above are per person. Hotel categories do not adhere strictly to international ratings; Yampu has evaluated the hotels according to destination and availability. Prices include local airfare (where applicable), hotel accommodation including daily breakfast; all transfers with baggage handling, all guided tours in English and all entrance fees.

Trip Type:

All our trips are operated on a private basis unless specified otherwise. This is only a sample itinerary; your Yampu Tour Consultant will personalize this trip for you according to your available dates, interests and type of hotels. This is your trip and we will work on making it perfect!

Tour Itinerary

Day
1

Casablanca

Arrival at Casablanca airport, welcome and transfer to the hotel and check in.


Note: Check-in is normally after 2 pm. Early check-in may be granted subject to availability.


Arrival at Casablanca airport, welcome and transfer to the hotel and check in.


Note: Check-in is normally after 2 pm. Early check-in may be granted subject to availability.


Day
2

Casablanca- Rabat

After breakfast at your hotel, be met to see the Mohamed V square, the Habous district, the residential area of Anfa, the outside of the Hassan II Mosque, and the exterior of the Royal Palace., Begin your journey to Rabat, capital of the kingdom and modern administrative center. City tour including the Kasbah of the Oudaya, the Hassan Tower, the Mohammed V Mausoleum, and the Royal Palace & Mechouar (exterior). Check in dinner and Overnight.

After breakfast at your hotel, be met to see the Mohamed V square, the Habous district, the residential area of Anfa, the outside of the Hassan II Mosque, and the exterior of the Royal Palace., Begin your journey to Rabat, capital of the kingdom and modern administrative center. City tour including the Kasbah of the Oudaya, the Hassan Tower, the Mohammed V Mausoleum, and the Royal Palace & Mechouar (exterior). Check in dinner and Overnight.

Day
3

Rabat- Meknes- Fes

After breakfast departure to Fes via Meknes, a short tour of this "Moroccan Versailles" which was founded at the end of the 17th century by Moulay Ismail, a contemporary of Louis XIV. Additional sightseeing includes Bab El Mansour, considered as the finest gateway in Morocco. INDEPENDANT LUCHin Meknes, then continue to Volubilis and Moulay Idriss, short visit. Arrival to Fes, check in, Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

After breakfast departure to Fes via Meknes, a short tour of this "Moroccan Versailles" which was founded at the end of the 17th century by Moulay Ismail, a contemporary of Louis XIV. Additional sightseeing includes Bab El Mansour, considered as the finest gateway in Morocco. INDEPENDANT LUCHin Meknes, then continue to Volubilis and Moulay Idriss, short visit. Arrival to Fes, check in, Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Meknes-Morocco
Day
4

Fes

After breakfast, the entire day will be devoted to discovering FEZ, the oldest of the Imperial Cities, which is well known for its spiritual and educational contributions to the Moroccan culture. You will also explore the famous souks where craftsmen still labor in the age-old oriental tradition. Lunch, continue sightseeing in the afternoon. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

After breakfast, the entire day will be devoted to discovering FEZ, the oldest of the Imperial Cities, which is well known for its spiritual and educational contributions to the Moroccan culture. You will also explore the famous souks where craftsmen still labor in the age-old oriental tradition. Lunch, continue sightseeing in the afternoon. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day
5

Fes-Marrakech

Today, after breakfast, you depart to Marrakech passing by the Berber village of Immouzer du Kandar and Ifrane. Enjoy a moment of relaxation in Beni Mellal, which is one of the agricultural centers of Morocco. Independant Lunch at Beni Mellal. Arrival to Marrakech. Check in dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Today, after breakfast, you depart to Marrakech passing by the Berber village of Immouzer du Kandar and Ifrane. Enjoy a moment of relaxation in Beni Mellal, which is one of the agricultural centers of Morocco. Independant Lunch at Beni Mellal. Arrival to Marrakech. Check in dinner and overnight at the hotel.

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Day
6

Marrakech

After breakfast, spend the day discovering the beauty of the second oldest Imperial City, Marrakech, and definitely the "Pearl of the South". Founded by the Almoravides at the end of the 11th century, Marrakech sits in a lush oasis nestling at the foot of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. You will see the famous Menara Gardens, Koutoubia mosque, and Bahia Palace. Lunch free, continue with sightseeing in the souks and the famous Jemaa El Fna square. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight .

After breakfast, spend the day discovering the beauty of the second oldest Imperial City, Marrakech, and definitely the "Pearl of the South". Founded by the Almoravides at the end of the 11th century, Marrakech sits in a lush oasis nestling at the foot of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. You will see the famous Menara Gardens, Koutoubia mosque, and Bahia Palace. Lunch free, continue with sightseeing in the souks and the famous Jemaa El Fna square. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight .

Day
7

Marrakech-Casablanca

After breakfast, your morning will be free for leisure, personal exploration or relaxation at the Hotel. In the afternoon, we will depart to Casablanca via Settat. Arrival at the hotel, check-in. Dinner and overnight stay.

After breakfast, your morning will be free for leisure, personal exploration or relaxation at the Hotel. In the afternoon, we will depart to Casablanca via Settat. Arrival at the hotel, check-in. Dinner and overnight stay.

Day
8

Depart Casablanca

After breakfast, transfer to Mohamed V International airport for return flight.


End of our services.

After breakfast, transfer to Mohamed V International airport for return flight.


End of our services.

Casablanca, Grand Casablanca, Morocco

Rabat, Rabat-Sale-Zemmour-Zaer, Morocco

Meknes, Meknes-Tafilalet, Morocco

Fes, Fes-Boulemane, Morocco

Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco

Places You'll See

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    Casablanca

    Sitting on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco. It serves as a major port and business hub for the entire continent of Africa. Because of its strategic location, many companies have their headquarters here. Along with being the country’s main hub for business, Casablanca also is known for its busy “medinas”, attracting many different types of shoppers. The city’s renowned King Hassan II Mosque is a must-see!

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    Rabat

    Morocco’s capital city, Rabat, offers plenty of history and a relaxed atmosphere for a major city. Rabat is one of Morocco’s four Imperial Cities. Explore the Rabat’s Old Medina, admiring the historic buildings and traditional souks. Visit Chellah, an ancient site once inhabited by the Romans and now home to many birds. See the Hassan Tower and the Royal Mausoleum. Enjoy a walk along the corniche and take in the beautiful views of the beach and the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Fes

    The walled city of Fes is one of four Imperial cities of Morocco. Originally the medieval capital of Morocco, it is considered one of the best-preserved old cities in the world. Fes is now one of the largest cities in the world to be car free. The city is set up with maze-like streets, only donkeys and handcarts transporting goods throughout the city. Visit the Berber Pharmacy to see walls lined with jars filled with various natural ingredients.

  • Marrakech

    Marrakech sits north of the foothills of the majestic Atlas Mountains and is one of Morocco’s four imperial cities. Marrakech has been referred to as “the red city” because many of the old buildings were built with red sandstone. The city has long been known as a popular trading destination and is now visited by tourists for its authentic markets and vendors. Marrakech still has a very traditional old town but modern neighborhoods have also emerged alongside these historic areas. Marrakech is one of the largest economic centers in the country and a very popular tourist destination.

Hotel Options

3 Star Properties

Casablanca : Prince De Paris

Rabat : Helnan Chellah Hotel & Spa

Fes : Hôtel L’Escale

Marrakesh : Le Printemps by Blue Sea

4 Star Properties

Casablanca : Kenzi Basma

Rabat : Belère Hotel

Fes : Hôtel Menzeh Zalagh

Marrakech : Kech Boutique Hotel & Spa

5 Star Properties

Casablanca : Mövenpick Hotel Casablanca

Rabat : Hôtel la Tour Hassan Palace

Fes : Medina Palace Fes

Marrakech : Adam Park Marrakesh Hotel & Spa

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Traveled November 2017

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Traveled February 2019

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Traveled December 2017

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