This budget tour, starting and finishing in Marrakech, provides a fantastic introduction to morocco’s imperial cities, with busy medinas and amazing historic sites to explore.
Day 1 : Arrive in Marrakech
Upon arrival our staff will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Marrakech.
Day 2 : Marrakech City Tour
Today’s tour of Marrakech begins with a trip to the iconic Koutoubia Mosque, home to the minaret which has become a symbol of the city. We then visit the Saadian Tombs and the Bahia Palace which hosts intricate and beautiful Arabic craftsmanship. In the afternoon we head to the lively souks around Jemaa El Fna square. Home to many different types of traders these bustling and aromatic streets are uniquely Moroccan. Today’s tour ends at the lively Djemaa El Fna Square.
Day 3 : Marrakech to Casablanca
After breakfast we leave Marrakech behind and head to the coastal city of Casablanca. We’ll have a day of sightseeing today to visit the central market, the Habous District, the Royal Palace, Mohamed V Square, the Anfa district, and take in some magnificent views of the Hassan II Mosque.
Day 4 : Casablanca to Rabat
This morning we journey to the capital Rabat. Strategically located on the Atlantic coastline, Rabat began as a settlement in the third century BC. We will enjoy a full day tour of the old city including visits to the Royal Palace, Ouadaya Gardens Kasbah and the Hassan Tower Mosque.
Day 5 : Rabat to Fez via Meknes & Volubilis
After an early breakfast, you will set out in the morning to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. You will spend the morning exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting a picture of life during the Roman Empire. Lunch can be taken in Moulay Idriss, one of the holiest cities in Morocco. After lunch, your driver will take you on a drive through tour of the imperial city of Meknes. You will head to Fes in the evening.
Day 6 : Fez City Tour
After breakfast you will begin our guided tour of the Fes medina, one of the world’s largest walled in cities. You will explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven Berber carpets and many other art objects of Morocco. A visit to the King’s Palace, the tanneries, and potters are just a few places you will experience. For lunch you may choose to eat in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. After lunch you will continue the tour and return to your hotel for the evening.
Day 7 : Marrakech – Full day drive
After an early breakfast, you will depart for Marrakech. The beautiful drive will take you up into the Middle Atlas Mountains and along the base of the High Atlas Mountains.
Your last day of travel will be in Marrakech. Free time will be given if you with to have some final shopping in the old medina.
Marrakech Airport / City
Marrakech Airport / City