- 06 juin 2023
THE IMPERIAL TOUR 8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS
DAY 1: CASABLANCA ARRIVAL
You will meet your private driver at the exit of the airport. You will be escorted to your Hotel or Riad. If you coming early we will starting to visit Casablanca, if you coming late (the visit start at next day) in the day you will have a diner at hotel or riad.
DAY 2: CASABLANCA – RABAT – FEZ
Breakfast at your hotel.
The driver are at your disposal.
ABOUT CASABLANCA: (Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco, and it is known for its modern architecture and vibrant nightlife. It is home to many popular tourist attractions, including the Hassan II Mosque, the largest mosque in Morocco, and the Casablanca Cathedral, an impressive church that was built in the early 20th century. Other popular attractions in Casablanca include the Old Medina, the Corniche, and the Mohammed V Square.)
We will starting from the Corniche, which some have called the French Riviera of the African continent, is an area along the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the “new mellah,” home to most of Morocco’s current Jewish community. Visit the cultural center and the stained glass Of the Bet El Synagogue. Visit the Hassan II Mosque (that you will get to visit) on a crescent through to the lighthouse standing on a rocky outcrop west of Casablanca. Northwards from the lighthouse, along the scenic waterfront, there are swimming pools, hotels, and restaurants. This is a well-liked area where you will be taking a leisurely stroll and enjoying the sea air.
ABOUT RABAT: (Rabat is the capital city of Morocco and is known for its rich history and architectural heritage. The city is home to numerous historical sites, including the Kasbah of the Oudayas, which offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Hassan Tower, a minaret from an unfinished mosque, and the Royal Mausoleum, the final resting place of several Moroccan kings).
After Casablanca, we will head to the imperial city of Rabat: the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco since 1912. Its visit will begin with the Royal Palace,(TOUARGA) with its great mosque. Later, you will visit the Kasbah of Oudayas, and enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the estuary of the Bouregreg River. Then we will visit the Mausoleum Mohamed V. Next door, the Unfinished Mosque Hassan Tower. Afterwards you will head to Fes where you will have dinner and spend the night at your hotel or riad.
DAY 3: FEZ HISTORIC CITY.
ABOUT FEZ: (fez is one of the oldest cities in Morocco, and it is known for its well-preserved historic district, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors to Fez can explore the narrow alleyways of the medina, where they will find traditional Moroccan architecture, historic mosques, and bustling markets. Other popular attractions in Fez include the Bou Inania Madrasa, the Al-Attarine Madrasa, and the Dar Batha Museum).
Your local guide and driver are at your disposal.
After breakfast at your hotel or Riad.
9.30AM Dive into the medina of Fes, itself a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Experience the Scents and rhythms of Morocco’s cultural capital. Founded at the confluence of the Rif and
Middle Atlas Mountains, Fes has been a center of scholarship and trade for over 1200 Years.
Walk down Talaa Kebira, the spine of Fes el Bali to the Medersa Bou Inania. The Medersa Was part seminary, part dormitory and is a splendid example of Moroccan architecture’s
Three core elements: intricate tile mosaics, carved plaster and painted cedar.
The Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts & Crafts is a beautifully restored example of the Many foundouks – lodging for traders from far and near – that were an important part Of Fes’ commercial past.
Pass the Blue Gate, the shrine of Moulay Idriss, and peak through the many entrances of the Massive Al Quaraouiyine Mosque.
Continue to the iconic (and pungent!) Chouara Tanneries. It’s best to head up to the Balconies of one of the shops that will welcome you with a sprig of mint and a memorable
Visit the restored Ibn Danan Synagogue–the oldest extant synagogue in Fes. Its restoration Was part of a comprehensive UNESCO project to preserve the monuments and fabric of
Medieval Fes. Visit the recently restored Al Fassiyeen synagogue nearby.
Dinner at your Hotel or Riad.
DAY 4: FEZ– VOLUBILIS, MOULAY DRIS, FEZ (excursion)
Your driver are at your disposal.
9.30AM, explore Volubulis, the ruins of the late Roman era capital of the province of Mauritania. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Volubulis overlooks the fertile plains of the
Meknes region near the foot of Mt. Zerhoun. Intact mosaics, restored arches and olive oil Presses give one a sense of the importance of this outpost on the fringes of the empire.
At Volubulis, your expert guide will arrange for a local guide to take you through the site.
This is required by local regulations.
Continue to Moulay Idriss, a scenic hill town just a few minutes from Volubulis. In The center of town is the Shrine of Moulay Idriss I, the man who brought Islam to Morocco. Though the shrine is not open to non-Muslims, one gets fantastic views from strolling the narrow streets above. Beautiful city gate.
DAY 5: FEZ, MARRAKECH via HIGHTWAY (4HOURS).
Your driver are at your disposal.
After breakfast, continue south to Marrakech.
Total driving today is about four hours (plus stops).
When we arrive, we will visit The Koutoubia Minaret dominates the skyline of Marrakech. The 12th-Century monument is a master class in Moorish architecture.
Visit the opulent Saadien Tombs, the mausoleum of a great dynasty which once ruled North Africa. The site has some of the most eye-popping mosaic work.
Diner at Moroccan restaurant.
Check in at your Hotel or Riad.
DAY 6: MARRAKECH
ABOUT MARRAKECH: (Marrakech is one of Morocco's most famous cities and a major tourist destination. It is known for its vibrant souks (markets), stunning palaces, and lively atmosphere. The medina of Marrakech, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a labyrinth of narrow streets filled with shops selling traditional crafts, spices, and textiles. The city is also home to iconic attractions such as the Jardin Majorelle, the Bahia Palace, and the famous Djemaa el-Fna square).
Your local guide and driver are at your disposal.
You will be picked up by an expert local guide and driver. You will then start your day exploring Marrakech and seeing its landmarks. Your tour will start by discovering the Koutoubia Mosque, which is the largest mosque in Marrakesh. Then you will head to the beautiful square of Jemaa El Fna, which is the main attraction of the city: this is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious mint tea or to try local specialties while watching a live performance that awaits you. You will discover the Bahia Palace, which was a minister's gift for his favorite and his 80 official concubines. A monument of stunning beauty, Andalusian and Moorish architecture is in harmony with each other, just like in the Al-Hambra of Spanish Granada. It is hardly astonishing that Bahia Palace has become interesting to the film industry. Visit Souks, The Place Jemaa El Fna - Bahia palace when this sightseeing tour comes to conclusion you’ll be taken back to the hotel and we will have dinner and spend overnight in Hotel.
DAY 7: MARRAKECH
Your professional guide and driver are at your disposal.
After Breakfast. 10:30AM This morning, visit the Majorelle garden. The garden was a gift to Marrakech, from Yves-Saint Laurent. Purchased from the painter Jacque Majorelle,
The garden is adorned with Majorelle blue, the color named after him. Spend time in the
Yves- Saint Laurent Museum, opened in October 2017. The museum highlights the life
Work of the designer, his works and his connection to Marrakech.
And in the afternoon Visit Dar El Bacha, built for Pacha Thami El Glaoui, who ruled over Marrakesh from 1912.to 1956. Opened to the public in 2015, it is one of the medina's finest examples of Moroccan riad architecture and features exhibitions focused on Moroccan culture.
Continue visit the architectural Secret Garden, a recently restored complex showcasing
Islamic art and architecture. The garden and adjacent buildings date back 400 years. The
Small café is a nice place to grab a refreshment.
Visit the Medersa ben Youssef. The Medersa was part seminary, part dormitory and is
A splendid example of Moroccan architecture’s three core elements: intricate tile
Mosaics, carved plaster and painted cedar.
Dinner at a restaurant of your choice.
DAY 8: MARRAKECH OR CASABLANCA airport
Your driver is ready to take to the airport.
After breakfast: you have a free day Depending on the flight time you have. We will arrange a private transfer to Marrakech or Casablanca airport.
This is the end your holiday in Morocco.