Tours of the Imperial Cities of Morocco
Fes, marrakech, rabat and meknes are collectively known as the imperial cities of morocco’. each city is or has been the capital city of one or more dynasties. Fes, for example, was the capital city of the idrisid, marinid, wattadis and alaouite dynasties whilst marrakech was the capital city of the almoravid, Almohad and saadian dynasties. Rabat is currently the capital city of morocco.
Day 1 – Arrival Casablanca
up casablanca airport. Greetings and transferred to rabat. option: Visit the hassan II mosque and join a walking tour and lunch followed by a campaign on the corniche. overnight in rabat.
Day 2 – Rabat city tour guide
tour in rabat to include, if time permits:
chellah necropolis kings palace tour of stubble ouadhias hassan mohammed V mausoleum in rabat, then lunch and transfer to fez. overnight
Day 3 – Fez tour guide
Round in fez medina to include, if time permits:
medersa school quoranic
alkirawan mosque, which was founded by fatima al fihria girl in c9th
fountain square carpenters and Museum
boujeloud door, gate, blue and green
the tomb of moulay idriss II
chouara tanneries and you feel as if you’ve taken a step back in time
the water clock dating back to the c14th
markets merenid traditional pottery from graves overnight in fez.
Day 4 – Day trip to Fez, Meknes and Volubilis
Day trip to meknes and lily with city guide / site tours.
meknes is the most prominent gate door mansour, the tomb of moulay ismail, Heri es granaries sawani and prison that was built to house christian sailors captured at sea by moulay ismail (1672-1727). here are the most prominent and ancient monuments and mosaics. overnight in Fez.
Day 5 – Fez to Marrakech
transfer to marrakech either along the highway or across the countryside with the option to get around and visit the waterfalls at ouzoud. overnight in marrakech.
Day 6 – Marrakech city tour guide
tour marrakech medina to include, if time permits:
markets navigator Bahia Palace and gardens Koutoubia minaret saadian tombs school ben yosef barbarity of spices, herbs, oils, and the museum of fine amazigh overnight in Marrakech
Day 7 – day trip to Marrakech, the High Atlas
day trip to the high atlas mountains, the valley of Berber villages. overnight in marrakech.
Day 8 – leave Marrakech or Casablanca airport
transfer to the airport in marrakech, casablanca and leave.
or extend your stay with one of the option the next round…