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Taste of Morocco

$ 1,899

8 Nights/ 9 Days

Per Person Based on Double Occupancy

 

 

Tour Dates:   Jan 8-16, 2022
Group Type:  Small Group
Fes
Rabat
Volubilis
Meknes
Marrakech
Casablanca
Erfoud
Merzouga
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ITINERARY

 

 

DAY ONE

Casablanca/Rabat                                      L, D

Arrive at the Med V airport and transfer to your hotel in Rabat for time off to relax in the morning. Your lunch will be served at your hotel included. Meet with our national guide for an afternoon tour of the capital city of Morocco. We will visit the Chellah Roman ruins, Oudayas Kasbah, Mohamed V mausoleum, medieval Hassan Tower, and the exterior of the current Royal Palace. Return to your hotel for dinner.

 

DAY TWO

Meknes/Volubilis/Fes                                  B, L, D                               

Enjoy your breakfast and check out. This morning we will head with our national guide to Fes via Meknes and Volubilis. Lunch will be served at the Terrab Restaurant or similar Moroccan cuisine. Our morning guided tour of this 17th-century historic city of Meknes includes the Yacoub El Mansour Gateways, the Palace Tomb of Moulay Ismail, the ruins of the vast imperial stables, if time permits, and granaries. After lunch, we will drive to the Roman ruins and mosaics of Volubilis. It was once upon a time the capital of the Roman province of Mauritania and the house of Sylene, Antony, and Cleopatra’s daughter, who married the Berber King Juba of Gallienus. Arrive in Fes the spiritual, intellectual, and once the capital city of Morocco. Check in to your hotel. Dinner at your hotel restaurant included.

 

DAY THREE

Fes                                                               B, L, D

After breakfast, we will join our national tour guide for a full day sightseeing tour of Fes, one of the Imperial cities in Morocco and UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tour includes the Gateway of the Royal Palace, the Jewish Quarter ”Mellah”, the 15th-century Borj Nord or north fort, and the 9th-century world’s oldest university. We will stop at local handicrafts factories such as pottery, brass, textiles, and a bakery where everything is made in the traditional Moroccan way. Return to your hotel and freshen up for dinner. Enjoy your dinner and musical entertainment at a local restaurant.

 

DAY FOUR

Marrakech                                                    B, D

After breakfast and check out we will head for Marrakech via Ifrane, an alpine-style village, and Azrou. Lunch this time is on the road on own. We will drive through magical scenery at the foot of the middle Atlas where all kinds of fruit trees are planted such as oranges, grapefruit, apricots, apples, and figs. You should also expect a few short breaks along the road where you will have the opportunity to meet with the locals. Arrive and check in to your hotel. Dinner at your hotel is included.

 

DAY FIVE

Marrakech                                                     B, D

Enjoy your breakfast this morning at your hotel included. Meet our national guide for a full day sightseeing tour of the pearl of the south. This imperial city was founded in the 11th century and once upon a time was the capital city of Morocco. Lunch and free time for shopping on own at the famous Djamaa El Fna square. Our visits will include the Koutoubia Mosque, known as a masterpiece of the Almohades art, the Bahia Palace, Dar Si Said Museum, and the Menara garden. Return to your hotel and freshen up for dinner. Transfer in a horse-drawn carriage to a local restaurant. Return to your hotel and retire for the night.

 

DAY SIX

Marrakech, Essaouira, Marrakech                  B, L, D

After breakfast, we will depart for a day trip to the coastal city Essaouira, a favorite vacation spot for several 1970s rock stars. This former Portuguese fort, once called Mogador, means “fortress surrounded by ramparts”. Essaouira is also known for the production of Argan oil. On the road, we will stop by a women’s cooperative where you will witness the making of Argan oil and other related products. Lunch will be served at a local seafood restaurant. With our guide, we will visit the medina, the old Mellah or Jewish quarter, and the North Bastion. Enjoy some free time for shopping. Later return to your hotel for dinner.

 

DAY SEVEN

El Jadida / Casablanca                                 B, D

Leave Marrakech for Casablanca via El Jadida with a brief driving city tour of this former Portuguese city.  Lunch will be the road on own. Resume our drive to Casablanca where we will visit if time permits the exterior of the Hassan II Mosque, the Habbous shopping quarter, the Royal Palace exterior, and the Mohammed V square. Arrive at your hotel and check-in. Farewell dinner tonight will be served at the famous Rick’s Café Restaurant owned by a former American diplomat. Return to your hotel and retire for the night.

 

DAY EIGHT

Med V International Airport                        B

Enjoy your breakfast at your hotel, baggage handling, and check out. Transfer to the Mohamed V airport for your nonstop flight back to the US.

 

Breakfast:         Lunch: L        Dinner: D

  

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Trip Route

Tour Highlights

Oudayas Kasbah

Hassan Tower

Yacoub El Mansour Gate

Imperial Stable

Roman Ruins

Al Quaraween World’s oldest university

Ifrane

Djamai lafna Square

Ben Youssef Madrasa

Roman Ruins

Included

Transportation by motor-coach

7 nights’ accommodations

1 Rabat

2 nights Fez

3 Marrakech

1 Casablanca

Baggage handling

Daily breakfasts

4 Lunches

7 Dinners two with entertainments

National and local guide services as per the itinerary.

Entrance fees to all the attractions

Water bottles

All taxes

Not Included

Airline Tickets

Insurance (Highly recommended)

Drinks

Tips to the national guide

Tips to the driver

Anything outside the itinerary

Yes, I wish to join this tour

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