Imperial cities tour
Imperial Cities Tour from Fes: 4 Days / 3 Nights
Departure from Fes Duration 4 days
On this four-day route we visit the most beautiful cities of Morocco: Fes, Marrakech and Essaouira
Day 1: Fez – Meknes – Rabat
We will depart from Fes and travel through the fertile valleys full of olive trees and vineyards until we reach Meknes. We will visit this city that reached its peak under the reign of Moulay Ismail who made it his capital. The visit begins with the Medina walls with its magnificent gateway: Bab Mansour Arch, then the Agdal Basin which covers an area of four hectares, the tour of Meknes finishes at the Mausoleum.
Our next city is Rabat, the administrative capital and the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco since 1912. The tour begins with the Royal Palace: a spectacular set of beautifully crafted buildings housing a modern built palace, a mosque built by the “Men of Fes” and various government buildings. Later we will visit the Kasbah of Oudayas where we will enjoy the beautiful panoramic view in there. In the afternoon we will have some free time to visit the medina of Rabat, and later on we will spend the night in a nearby hotel with breakfast included.
Day 2: Rabat – Casablanca – Marrakech
After breakfast we leave the city of Rabat and drive along the Atlantic coast to the white city of Casablanca where we will stop to visit the famous mosque of Hassan II. After the tour, we will continue our journey to reach the red city of Marrakech. You will spend the night in a hotel or riad with breakfast included.
Day 3: Explore Marrakech
Today is dedicated to discovering the city of Marrakech, its old Medina, numerous streets, ancient monuments and interesting museums, schools and heritage. Your licenced guide will meet you at your accommodation at 09.00am to begin the tour. The afternoon will be free for you to continue exploring and doing some shopping in the souks. The evening is the best time to soak up the ambience in the big square: Jemaa el Fna.
Day 4: Marrakech – Essaouira
After breakfast in the morning we leave this vibrant busy city and take the road for the coast. We will be visiting the charming blue and white medina of Essaouira, on the way we will be stopping at an Argan oil co-operative for you to see the women extracting oil from the argan nuts and making cosmetics with this famous health giving elixir. You will be spending the night in a riad in the medina with breakfast.
- Pick up and end at the hotel or riad
- Transportation in Toyota Land Cruiser 4x4 or minibus
- English speaking driver
- Accommodations in hotels and one night in Berber haima
- Dinner and breakfast
- Camel ride at sunset and sunrise
- Half-day meals (dinner and breakfast if included)
- Tickets to museums
- Tips to guides or restaurants