Moroccan Highlights

Moroccan Highlights
Wind your way through Casablanca’s Old Medina bursting with vendors selling rugs, silks and spices. Then travel to Fes, the Kingdom of Morocco’s second largest city, which is divided into three unique areas. And one of them—Fes el Bali—is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Finally, move on to Marrakech (via Meknes, Azrou & Beni Mellal) for a city exploration brimming with monuments, palaces and mosques.
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Day 1 Start tour
Day 2 Salam Casablanca
Meet your tour director and check into hotel
Details: Casablanca guided sightseeing tour (time permitting)
Follow in the footsteps of Hollywood legends in the city made famous by Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. On this walking tour of North Africa’s largest port city, take in old world Arab-Muslim architecture juxtaposing modern European designs. Notice striking cultural detail from the Royal Palace to the seventh largest mosque in the world, the Hassan II Mosque, that towers majestically over Casablanca’s skyline. Then, meander the souks of the Old Medina swirling with silks, spices and artisan crafts before kicking back to piano tunes at Rick’s Café. (Go on … request As Time Goes By. Just one more time!)
Day 3 Casablanca--Fes
Travel to Fes via Rabat
Mohammed V Mausoleum visit
Hassan Tower
Free time to explore Fes
Day 4 Fes landmarks
Fes guided sightseeing tour
Fes-Jdid MellahRoyal PalaceFes el Bali MedinaKaraouine MosqueUniversity of Al-KaraouineMedersa Bou Inania
Local tanneries & pottery makers visits
Camel burger dinner in the Medina
Details: Fes guided sightseeing tour
As the former capital of Morocco and one of four Imperial Moroccan cities, Fes is an ancient city full of cultural and religious history. Explore the winding, dusty and car-free streets of Fes el Bali, the walled old city, visit the expansive Royal Palace and gardens, see the towering minaret of Kairaouine Mosque which dates back to 956 AD and head to one of the leading spiritual and educational centers in the Muslim world, the University of Al-Karaouine.
Day 5 Fes--Marrakech
Travel to Marrakech via Meknès, Azrou & Beni Mellal
Details: Volubilis Roman Ruins visit
Uncover thousands of years of history at this incredible archaeological site featuring some of the best preserved Roman ruins in North Africa. Founded in the 3rd century B.C., Volubilis served as one of the most important outposts of the Roman Empire before coming under control of the Abbasids in the 6th century and Idris I some 200 years later. (Incidentally, Idris I was founder of the Idrisid dynasty and you can visit his tomb at the nearby town of Moulay Idris.)
Day 6 Marrakech
Berber herborist visit
Dinner and belly dancing show
Details: Marrakech city walk
This tour of Marrakech is bursting with the best that this ancient Moroccan city has to offer. Explore the Medina, the Koutoubia Mosque, the Djema El Fna Square and the Saadian Tombs, a mausoleum discovered less than a century ago where some sixty members of the Saadi Dynasty (who ruled Morocco in the 16th century) rest. Lastly, wind your way through the bustling souks for some last minute shopping.
Day 7 Marrakech landmarks
Marrakech guided sightseeing tour
Koutoubia MosqueBahia PalaceSaadian TombsMenara gardensDjemaa el-Fnaa Square
Details: Marrakech guided sightseeing tour
Marrakesh, a former imperial city in western Morocco, is a major economic center and home to mosques, palaces and gardens. The medina is a densely packed, walled medieval city dating to the Berber Empire, with mazelike alleys where thriving souks (marketplaces) sell traditional textiles, pottery and jewelry. A symbol of the city, and visible for miles, is the Moorish minaret of 12th-century Koutoubia Mosque.
Day 8 Marrakech--Casablanca
Travel to Casablanca
Casablanca city walk
Day 9 End tour
Details: Fly home from Casablanca
You may fly home late on Day 8 or early on Day 9.
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Tour Includes:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • 7 overnight stays in hotel with private bathrooms
  • Breakfast daily
  • Dinner daily
  • Full-time services of a professional Tour Director
  • Guided sightseeing tours and city walks as per itinerary
  • Visits to select attractions as per itinerary
  • Tour Diary™
  • Note: On arrival day only dinner is provided; on departure day, only breakfast is provided
  • Note: Tour cost does not include airline-imposed baggage fees, or fees for any required passport or visa. Please visit our Fees FAQ page for a full list of items that may not be included in the cost of your tour.
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