Best of Morocco Discovery Tour from Marrakech

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Introduction

This 8-day tour from Marrakech takes you on a journey through some of Morocco’s most fascinating cities and historical sites. The tour includes visits to Casablanca, Tangier, Chefchaouen, Rabat, Volubilis, and Fes.

 

Day 1: Arrive in Marrakech. Transfer to hotel

Arrive in Marrakech, a vibrant and colourful city in Morocco known for its bustling souks, historic palaces, and traditional gardens. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel 

  • Accommodation:
  • Hotel Labranda Rose Marrakech 4* (or similar)  
  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast 

 

Day 2: Marrakesh

A full day tour of Marrakech would include a visit to the Koutoubia Mosque, the largest mosque in Marrakech and one of the most important landmarks in the city. The mosque is also known for its minaret, which is the tallest in the city. After visiting the mosque, the tour would take you to the Saadian Tombs, a historic site that contains the graves of members of the Saadian dynasty, who ruled Morocco in the 16th and 17th centuries. The tombs were discovered in 1917 and are known for their intricate decoration and beautiful tilework. Then a visit to the Bahia Palace, a 19th century palace that was built for a wealthy Moroccan nobleman. The palace is known for its intricate tilework and beautiful gardens. The tour would also include a visit to the souks, traditional Moroccan markets where you can find everything from spices and textiles to pottery and jewellery. After a short lunch break, continue to the Jardin secret dated back to the Saadian Dynasty, more than four hundred years ago. It is part of the great tradition of stately Arab-Andalusian and Moroccan palaces. You can discover its gardens and buildings, which are outstanding examples of Islamic art and architecture. Finally, the tour would take you to the Menara gardens, a large public park that was built in the 12th century by the Almohad ruler Abd al-Mu’min. The garden is known for its large pond, olive groves, and beautiful views of the Atlas Mountains.

  • Accommodation:
  • Hotel Labranda Rose Marrakech 4* (or similar)  
  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast 
  • Activities included:
  • Guided Tour of Marrakech
  • Additional Notes:
  • Saadian Tomb Entry Fee (7 Euro per person)
  • Bahia Palace Entry Fee (7 Euro per person)
  • Secret Garden Entry Fee (8 Euro per person)

 

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, you will embark on a guided tour of the city. You’ll visit the iconic Hassan II Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world and a masterpiece of modern Islamic architecture. You will also visit the the city’s most important landmarks. The tour will also include a visit to the Habous quarter, a charming neighborhood known for its traditional architecture and lively souks. You will also see the United Nations Square, the Central Market, and the Mohammad V Avenue, the most important street of the city centre. 

  • Accommodation:
  • Hotel Best Western Plus Casablanca 4* (or similar) 
  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast
  • Activities included:
  • Guided tour of Casablanca (14h)

 

Day 4: Tangier 

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Casablanca at 08h and take you the train station to board the high-speed train to Tangier (2h10). On your arrival, our local guide and driver in Tangier will be waiting for you outside the train station with a sign showing your full name. You will be able to discover the narrow streets, the Kasbah and the Cap Spartel, which offers a panoramic view of the city and the Mediterranean Sea. You will also visit the American Legation, which is the first American public property outside the United States, and the Museum of Moroccan Arts, which showcases traditional Moroccan art and crafts. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to see the Grand Socco, a central square of the city, where you can see the locals doing their daily activities. The tour also includes a visit to the Caves of Hercules, which are believed to be the caves where the mythical figure Hercules rested during his journey. This tour is perfect for history and culture enthusiasts, as it offers a glimpse into the rich heritage of Tangier. Overnight stay in Tangier

  • Accommodation:
  • Hotel Andalucia Tangier 4* (or similar) 
  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast
  • Activities included:
  • Guided Tour of Tangier

 

Day 5: Chefchaouen

At 9h we drive to Chefchaouen, one of Morocco’s most picturesque towns. Known for its blue and white painted buildings, Chefchaouen is a popular destination for those seeking a peaceful retreat, hikers and photographers. The tour will take you through the medina, where you will be able to discover the narrow streets and explore the monuments and landmarks such as the Kasbah, the Great Mosque and the Spanish Mosque. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to see traditional crafts being made at the local souks, such as pottery, weaving and traditional clothing. The tour also includes a visit to the viewpoint of the city, which offers a panoramic view of the town and the Rif mountains. Chefchaouen is a great destination to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse in the peaceful and charming atmosphere of the town. in late afternoon, we head back to Rabat. Overnight stay in Rabat

  • Accommodation:
  • Hotel Onomo Termunis Rabat 4* (or similar) 
  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast
  • Activities included:
  • Guided Tour of Chefchaouen

 

Day 6: Rabat & Volubilis

The tour from Rabat to Fez via Volubilis is a unique opportunity to explore two of Morocco’s most historic and fascinating sites. The tour begins in the capital city of Rabat at 09h am, where you will visit 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, the tour will take you to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, which date back to the 3rd century BC. Volubilis is one of the best-preserved Roman ruins in North Africa and offers a fascinating glimpse into the region’s history. Visitors can explore the remains of an ancient city, including the Capitoline Temple, the Basilica, and the houses of the wealthy citizens. Overnight stay in Fez

  • Accommodation:
  • Hotel Royal Mirage Fes 4* (or similar) 
  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast
  • Activities included:
  • Guided tour of Rabat 
  • Guided tour of Roman Ruins of Volubilis
  • Additional Notes:
  • Volubilis Entry Fee (7 Euro per person)

 

Day 7: Fez

Fez City Tour is 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, where you will be able to discover the narrow streets and explore the monuments and landmarks such as the Bou Inania Madrasa, the Dar Batha Museum, and the Bou Jeloud Gardens. The tour also includes a visit to the Royal Palace, which is also a great place to learn about the history of Morocco. Furthermore, visitors will have the opportunity to 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. Overnight stay in Fez.

  • Accommodation:
  • Hotel Royal Mirage Fes 4* (or similar) 
  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast
  • Activities included:
  • Guided tour of Fez

 

Day 8: Fes – End of our Tour

Your last day in Fez, we will arrange the airport transfer according to your flight departure. End of our services.

  • Meals included:
  • Breakfast 
  • Optional Extras
  • Merzouga Desert Tour (2 Nights)

 

START

  • Marrakech

FINISH

  • Fes

INCLUSIONS

  • 4* Hotels on Bed & Breakfast Basis
  • Professional Local Guides 
  • Transportation in a comfortable A/C Minibus 
  • Guaranteed Departure

EXCLUSIONS

  • Monuments Entrance fee
  • Lunch and Dinner

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