Itinerary 7 days Royal cities of Morocco



Day 1: Casablanca


We will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel/riad.  In the afternoon you will have time to relax at the hotel or explore the city of Casablanca.  This is the economic capital of Morocco but there is still much to see. You can take an optional tour of the Hassan II mosque or stroll through the medina and Mohammed V Square.



Day 2: Casablanca-Rabat 


After breakfast, we will departure to Rabat; we will visit the administrative capital of Morocco and residence of the king. We will visit the Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V decorated with stained glass windows, white marble and a wrought-iron with a stairway leading to an impressive dome. The minaret of this mosque has never been finished but is the symbol of this city. We also visit the Kasbah des Challah near Oudaya Gardens. You will spend the night in Rabat.



Day 3: Rabat-Meknes-Volubilis-Fès


In morning we will driver to the medina of Meknes, the walls of  this medina are grant.  It is home of the splendid mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. We will explore Bab lekhmiss, then they Jewish quarter called El Mellah and the Sahrij Swani. This is one of the prestigious Historic Monuments of Meknes. This artificial lake is also impressive by its size, about 148.75 m2 by 319 m2.  The lake was used to store food and water for the ‘’black Army’’ of the sultan Moulay Ismael. We can visit the mausoleum of the sultan and admire the Arab-Andalusian style, and Place El-Hedime [Square of Ruins] which links the medina and the Kasbah.  After this we drive to the Roman ruins of Volubilis. This partly excavated Berber and Roman city is on UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will explore the breathtaking archaeological ruins of the roman city, this ruins are an example for the different kinds of civilizations that made of Morocco their home and are still present in cultural traditions. Then we stop in the sacred town of Moulay Idriss I, the burial town of the founder of the first Moroccan kingdom, and is a  historic mosque and its famous place. Our trip for today will finish in Fès.


Day 4: Fès.



After breakfast we will guide you through the medina, one of the world’s largest walled-in cities.  In the south west wall of the medieval Medina is a beautiful looking entry, the Bab Bou-Jeloud. It gives excess to narrow streets that are lined up with fresh fruits spices, woven Berber carpets etc.  This medina is very large, it is about 3 km.  And therefore one of the largest medina´s of the world.   We will visit the El Qaraouiyyin Mosque, the place Nejjarine and the tanneries. At the tanneries you can watch locals work on skins of goat, lamp, camel and cow, in small clay pits. Dinner and  your overnight stay is at the Hotel/Riad.


Day 5: Fez-Marrakech



After breakfast we take the road to Marrakech through the atlas mountains, where will be able to enjoy the beautiful nature and landscapes, the amazing views of cedar forest on the way we will stop in Ifrane City, situated in the northwestern slope of the Middle Atlas. We  will make our way to the  city of Marrakech where will spend the  night.


Day 6: Marrakech



For the city tour of Marrakech you are going with the local guide. He will take you through the winding streets, bustling souks, and the focal point of the city – the great Djemâa-el-Fna where there are snake charmers, monkeys, musicians and food.  This square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, since 2001. The souks of Marrakech are busy. There is much to see, taste and smell. After this you can visit Jardin Majorelle. A beautiful garden created by the French artist Jacques Marjorelle and then taking care off by Yves Saint Laurent until his death. This peaceful spot in the ville nouvelle contains botanic and exotic plants brought from all over the world, with dominating indigo blue to paint the wall. Explore this mystical city at your leisure, and relax with our optional activity.


Day 7: Airport transfer


 After breakfast, its ends to our services and your Royal Cities travel experience and transfer to your destination.