Enjoy this Morocco vacation visiting cities such as Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat, Meknes, Volubilis, Fez, Chefchaouen, and Tangier in this Morocco 9 day itinerary. Explore The Diversity of religious sites , of culture and population , The History and the wormeth of Hospitality and richness of Atmosphere. Book Now!
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Upon your arrival to Marrakech you will be met by your English speaking driver outside the airport. You will then be transferred to your hotel to check in and rest.
Activities: transfer from Marrakech airport to hotel
Overnight in: Marrakech
- No Meals
Today you will get the chance to wake up and live Marrakech, a dream of many, so be sure to make the best of it.
After your breakfast our local guide and driver guide will be waiting for you to start a guided city tour of the “Ochre City”. We will visit first in the morning the Majorelle Garden which was named after the French painter, Jacques Majorelle who dedicated a lot of effort and passion to this art piece. After Majorelle let’s continue after it to Menara and though the name in Arabic translates to “lighthouse”, it is actually a pavilion with a basin and a garden of orchards and olive groves. We will be heading afterwards to the Koutobia Mosque and through the Jewish quarter called Mallah. After lunch at a local restaurant, finish your visit with a carriage ride or “Koutchi” to Jamaa El Fnaa.
The more you know: Marrakesh is known for being holy, Moroccans call it “the land of the seven men” who were huge religion and Sufi scholars that gave their lives for knowledge and worship.
Activities: Majorelle Gardens, Menara Gardens( interior visit optional ), Koutobia, Bahia Palace, Jamaa El Fna Square.
Overnight in: Marrakech.
Local experience: Kotchi (Horse Carriage Tour)
Enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel before heading to the Moroccan Atlantic Coast, exactly to Casablanca. Upon your arrival check in and rest. The evening is scheduled for a visit to Hassan II Mosque and a tour of the Habus and the local Souk.
The more you know: If you are a fun of the Movie “ Casablanca “ then don’t miss on the famous Rick’s café from found on Boulevard Sour Jdid.
Activities: Hassan II Mosque (interior visit ) , Habus, Souk
Overnight in: Casablanca
After breakfast at your hotel, drive to Rabat and join your tour guide for a tour of the capital city of Morocco. Rabat was founded by Abd Al-Mu’min, a ruler of the Almohad dynasty for military reasons. It was built to serve as a fortress, hence its original name Ribatu l-Fath, meaning "stronghold of victory". Our guided tour in Rabat will then revolve around uncovering the history of Rabat. The tour includes a visit to the Royal Palace, Hassan Tower, and Kasbah Ouddaya. Free time afterwards to stroll around the souks and bazaars in the old medina of Rabat which are full or all type of merchandise as well as leather made traditional and moder shoes alongside Moroccan styles bags with some authentic Berber style and old jewelry shops . Then, Continue to “Café Maure “on the bank of river Bouregrag, to enjoy a Moroccan mint tea alongside some Moroccan goodies like: Kaab Ghazal and Ghariba
The more you know: Kaab Ghazal means in Arabic the hoof of the dear, and along with Ghariba and Mint Tea are symbols of Moroccan hospitality
Activities: Rabat: Chellah, Kasbah Ouddayas, Mausoleum, Hassan Tower, Royal Palace (Exterior Visit)
Overnight in: Rabat
Local experience: Café Maur
After breakfast meet you driver guide to get transferred to Fez. En route, we will be making a MUST stop by Volubilis and Meknes. The archeological site of Volubilis is listed by the UNESCO as a worldwide heritage, and it is a witness of multi-cultural Morocco. A specialized guide will walk you around the remains of the Roman outpost, through the arcs of Triumphal arches, the Capitoline Temple and large captivating Orpheus mosaics which tells tales of roman life.
Afterwards, the trip will continue to the Imperial City of Meknes, one of Morocco’s lesser-visited. It was built by Moulay Ismail and was conceived to be the ‘Versailles of Morocco’. Once you meet your local guide, you’ll be able to visit the famed gate of Bab El Mansour, and Lhri. These sites are the main beating veins of the city. We will then continue our way to Fez.
Activities: Meknes&Volubilis: Volubilis Ruins, Bab El Mansour, Lhri
Overnight in: Fez
Wake up today in one of the most ancient cities in Morocco. Founded in AD 808 by the Sultan Moulay Idris II, the city’s history and position is well Ingrained in the upcoming of the Moroccan Identity and traditions. It was once the Mecca of Science and Knowledge for it had the first University in the world, Al Karaouyine, and it wielded many scholars and intellectuals. It had fertilized the minds and the souls of many over the age, and surely more to come. Its solid and well established position over centuries as a cultural melting pot had provided it with a unique spirit of multi-culturality, tolerance and peace. Therefore, Open up to the city and enjoy what it has to offer.
Along with your tour guide, touch on the cities marking features and uniqueness which you cannot find anywhere else. As you walk in to Fez El Bali ( the ancient town) you are faced with a fork in the road , the right one is “talaa kebira “ and the left one is “talaa sghira” and unlike Robert Frost we will travel the road most taken as we follow the footsteps of great women and men who been here . The “Talaa Kbbira” will lead us straight to Bou Inannia Madrassa at the end of the market. This Madrasa served as theological colleges and was built in 1351 with a Merenid Style.
Right in front of Bou Inannia lays one of Fez’s mysteries, the Hydraulic clock. It was mainly made to announce prayer times. Continue After it towards the Henna Souk passing by Fon Douk Smen. After souk Hanna you will reach Zawyat Moulay Driss II (the sultan’s shrine) and across it is is Medrasa el Attarine and few maters is the Kairaouione mosque university.
While wandering around your mind would not help but wonder about the lost stories, the legends, hopes, and the love stories that once lightened those brick walls, It’s The magic of Fez
*As part of our local experiences program we scheduled a pottery workshop we hope you will enjoy
The more you know: each October Fez held one of the largest and well known Sufi festivals with performers from around the world
Overnight in: Fez
Activities: BouInania, Attarin Medersa, the tanners, Ess-Seffarine Square, MoulayDriss tomb, El-Nejjarine square, and the cabinet makers’ souk, and the Hebrew district ‘Mellah’.
Local Experience: Pottery workshops
After Breakfast, prepare for a drive to Chefchaouen via Ouazzane and through the Rif Mountains which is located in the northern region of the country. When you arrive to chefchouan the first captivating feature will be the blue color all around. Chefchaouen is Morocco’s “Blue Pearl”. It has come to be known as such due to a distinctive blue color all the inhabitant use to paint their houses .This tradition trace back to the Jewish traditions and beliefs that the color blue represents the sky which in turn reminds people of heaven and God. This color covering the city gives it and amazing charm as well as a sense and an atmosphere of relaxation, comfort and peace. Have you heard of healing pearls and gems? Well this one really works.
In Road to Ras El Maa you will encounter a group of Granada-styled houses before enjoying tea in the midst of the fresh water. you will visit afterwards Kasbah Ali Ben Rachid and Plaza Uta el-Hammam and a tour around this beautiful city.
Activities: Kasbah, Plaza Uta El Hammam, city tour
Overnight in: Chefchaouen
After your breakfast, travel to tangier the bride of the north. This city is located on the southern passage of the Gibraltar strait, few miles from the Spanish shores.
Starting your tour at the Kasbah museum of Mediterranean culture move to the souks and enjoy some of the local product and street food before heading to the American Legation Museum and find between the arts works there the Moroccan Mona Lisa. One of the most interesting places is the St. Andrew Anglican Church with built with a Moroccan style and with the lord’s prayers in Arabic over the altar .
**Optional: American Legation ,St Andrew’s church
Activities: Kasbah , Caves of Hercules , Souk
Overnight in: Tangier
Local experience : Lunch at ‘Le Saveur du Poisson’
Wake up and enjoy a lovely breakfast at your hotel before heading to the airport to catch a flight back home.
Activities: Transfer to airport
8 breakfasts, 3 lunches
- A Private air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking licensed driver.
- 01 nights’ in Rabat
- 01 nights’ in Casablanca
- 02 nights’ in Marrakech
- 02 nights’ in Fez
- 01 nights’ in Chefchaouen
- 01 nights’ in Tinger
- Sightseeing: Local tour guides in Casablanca, Rabat, Marrakech, Fez, Chefchaouen, and Tangier
- Monuments: Admission entrance fees as listed in the itinerary.
- Local Experiences: as specified in the itinerary
- Service charges and local taxes
- Daily Mineral bottled water in the car
- International Airfare.
- Morocco Entry visa fee.
- Personal expenses
- Excess Baggage Charges.
- Optional activities.
Price Per Person:
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip except during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Child pricing applies to children who share rooms with their parents (Max 2 Children in one Room)
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