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- This small group tour will take you to the four Imperial Cities of Morocco’s former empire in 7 nights.
- Beginning and ending in Marrakech, highlights include Casablanca, the medieval city of Fez and the natural beauty of the Northern Atlas Mountains.
- You will be staying in 4* hotels throughout, with Half Board dining and an English speaking guide within the cities.
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Your Destination —
Your Itinerary —
Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech
Meet your driver upon arrival in Marrakech & drive to your first hotel.
Overnight at Riad Laora or Similar with breakfast at the hotel.
Today’s tour takes you to the El Bahia Palace and tombs of the Saadian princes, then on to Dar El Basha Quarter with its traditional Moroccan restaurants. Peruse the wares of the Qassabine and Smarine souks (markets) and explore the ancient, former slave market of Rhaba Kedima Square, where locals buy ingredients ranging from bark to chameleons to use in their magic potions.
Free time at the huge, lively square at the heart of Marrakech, Jemaa-el-fna is one of the city's main attractions. By day or by night, the square is filled with wandering salesmen, musicians, dancers, and snake charmers attracting the attention of a cosmopolitan crowd, who come to experience the lively and colourful real Marrakech.
Overnight at Riad Laora or Similar with breakfast & lunch at the hotel.
Journey north to Morocco’s largest city, Casablanca, a modern metropolis with a distinctively European feel. Wander around the League of Arab States Park, a verdant area dotted with palm trees, before continuing to the Notre Dame de Lourdes Church with its exquisite stained-glass windows. Passing the busy shopping area of the Habous Quarter, arrive at the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, home to the world’s tallest minaret, whose exterior & interior decoration are highly impressive. then check into your hotel. Check into your hotel.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
Overnight at Hotel Les Almohades with breakfast at the hotel & lunch in a local restaurant included.
Travel to Rabat for a morning tour of Morocco’s colourful capital city. Rabat is one of the big surprises of Morocco. It is a big city, but shows unique authenticity, with numerous monuments and fantastic places to visit. Visit the Hassan Tower, a 12th-century minaret built from distinctive red sandstone, then explore the nearby mausoleum of Mohammed V with its mahogany domes and intricate gold leaf decorations.
Continue onward to the preserved Roman ruins of Volubilis and discover ancient pillars and intricately laid mosaics. Delve deeper into Morocco’s historical fabric on a visit to Meknes, the settlement of Sultan Moulay Ismail who founded this imperial city for his harem of 500 wives and 12,000 horses. View the Sultan’s resting place then journey to Fez for your overnight stay.
Overnight at Across Hotel with breakfast at the hotel & lunch is included en route.
Numerous civilisations have settled in Fez, leaving a legacy of palaces, mosques and museums filled with precious treasures. Begin your full-day city tour at the ancient medina of Fez, home to the architecturally rich Andalucian Quarter. Traverse some of the 9,000 streets of this maze-like district, passing the city’s oldest mosques and religious schools. Later, a visit to a local tannery provides a fascinating insight into a craft that has remained unchanged for centuries.
Lunch will be served at Dar Saada Restaurant.
Overnight at Across Hotel with breakfast at the hotel & lunch in a local restaurant included.
Bid farewell to Fez this morning & journey past shimmering lakes & dense cedar forests on a spectacularly scenic drive. Arrive in Beni Mellal, tucked away in the Middle Atlas Mountains, in time for lunch at Chez Fatima. Afterwards, depart for Marrakech & check into your hotel upon arrival.
We recommend that you spend the evening at the world-famous Djemaa El Fnaa Square & witness the esplanade transform from a day market to an immense show of dancers, musicians, soothsayers, snake charmers and dancing monkeys.
Overnight at Riad Laora or Similar with breakfast at the hotel & lunch in a local restaurant included.
Experience the hustle and bustle of life in Marrakech during this walking tour of the city. Explore the labyrinth of narrow alleyways making up the colourful and bustling souks of Marrakech. Breathe in the aroma of the herbs and spices; see the copper and bronze artists at work, visit the forged ironmongers, and pottery souk.
Head to the Berber apothecary for a display of magic potions, spices and a refreshing mint tea, the traditional baker’s oven, and finally visit the souks.
Overnight at Riad Laora or Similar with breakfast at the hotel & dinner in a local restaurant included.
Day 8: Departure
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the hotel in time for your flight home.
Your Hotels —
Our members will be staying in Standard Rooms throughout on a half board basis (daily breakfast & lunch or dinner - excluding drinks).
All rooms sleep up to
Casablanca: 1 night at Hotel les Almohades 4*
Fez: 2 nights at Across Hotel 4*
Marrakech: 2 nights at Riad Laora or Similar
Your Journey —
Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Transfers are included as per itinerary.