Northern & Imperial Cities Tour

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Introduction

The Northern & Imperial Cities Tour is a tour that starts in the Moroccan capital of Rabat and takes you on a journey through some of the most historic and picturesque cities in the country. The tour includes stops in the coastal city of Tangier, known for its stunning beaches and vibrant medina; the mountain town of Chefchaouen, known for its blue-painted buildings and relaxed atmosphere; the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, and the imperial city of Fes, one of the oldest and most well-preserved medieval cities in the world, known for its traditional architecture, bustling souks and centuries-old universities. Throughout the tour, you will have the opportunity to experience the rich culture and history of Morocco, as well as enjoy the beautiful landscapes and delicious local cuisine.

 

Day 1: Rabat to Tangier by Train  

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Rabat at 08h30 and take you the train station to board the high-speed train to Tangier (1h10). 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 2: 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 3: 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 4: 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 5: Fez – 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

  • Rabat

FINISH

  • Fez

INCLUSIONS

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

EXCLUSIONS

  • Monuments Entrance fee
  • Lunch and Dinner

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