8. From Marrakech: Imperial Cities 6-Day Trip with B&B Lodging
Embark on a 6-day journey to the majestic Imperial Cities of Marrakech. gasp at imposing monuments, medieval ruins, and mesmerizing waterfalls as you explore Casablanca, Rabat, Fez, and more. Enjoy tours of every location you visit and overnight accommodation with daily breakfast.
Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech
Arrive in Marrakech, a vibrant and colorful city in Morocco known for its bustling souks, historic palaces, and traditional gardens. Upon arrival, get transferred to your hotel to prepare for the rest of the trip.
Day 2: Marrakesh
Join a full-day tour of Marrakech, including the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadian Tombs, and Bahia Palace. Visit the souks, traditional Moroccan markets where you can find everything from spices and textiles to pottery and jewelry.
After a short lunch break (lunch not included), continue to the Jardin Majorelle and Menara Gardens. See a large pond, olive groves, and sweeping views of the Atlas Mountains.
Day 3: Casablanca
Experience the beauty of Morocco on a tour that takes you from the vibrant city of Marrakech to the coastal metropolis of Casablanca. Upon arrival in Casablanca, embark on a guided tour of the city and some of its most important landmarks.
Visit the iconic Hassan II Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world and a masterpiece of modern Islamic architecture. Continue to the Habous Quarter, a charming neighborhood known for its traditional architecture and lively souks.
Day 4: Rabat and Volubilis
On day four, the tour from Casablanca to Fez via Rabat and Volubilis is a unique opportunity to explore two of Morocco's most historic sites.
Upon arrival to Rabat, discover the Royal Palace, the Hassan Tower, and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. These landmarks offer a glimpse into the city's rich cultural heritage and its role as a political and cultural center of Morocco.
After exploring Rabat, visit the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, dating back to the 3rd century B.C. Volubilis is one of the best-preserved Roman ruins in North Africa and offers an inspiring glimpse into the region's history.
End your tour exploring the remains of an ancient city, including the Capitoline Temple, the Basilica, and the houses of wealthy citizens. Stay overnight in Fez.
Day 5: Fez
Start your Fez city tour, a comprehensive exploration of one of Morocco's most historic and cultural cities. The tour will take you through the ancient Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to discover the narrow streets and explore the area's monuments and landmarks.
Visit the Bou Inania Madrasa, the Dar Batha Museum, and the Bou Jeloud Gardens, then go see traditional crafts being made at the local souks, such as pottery and leather goods. This tour is perfect for history and culture enthusiasts, as it offers a glimpse into the rich heritage of Fez. Stay another night in Fez.
Day 6: Departure
On your last day in Fez, enjoy a seamless airport transfer according to your flight departure.