Day 1 : MARRAKESH
Arrival at the Menara airport. Cordial welcome by guide. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and night at hotel.
Day 2 : MARRAKESH / CASABLANCA / RABAT
After breakfast depart for Casablanca. Visit of the city, the modern economic capital of the country. The United Nations square, the city’s administrative center, the Anfa quarter, elegant residential quarter, the corniche and the great Hassan II mosque (external visit). In the afternoon, depart to Rabat the capital of Morocco, visit the uncompleted minaret, the prestigious mausoleum of Mohamed V, beautifully decorated with marble, gold leaves and onyx. The Royal palace built between the 18th and 20th Century.
Dinner and night at hotel.
Day 3 : RABAT / VOLUBILIS / MOULAY IDRIS / MEKNES
After breakfast depart for Meknes, visit the roman remains of Volubilis. Continuation by Moulay Idriss, strikingly astonishing by its holy status and magnificent situation, built on two rock spurs.
Magnificiently positioned on a hill. Meknes’ minarets can be perceived from all directions. It knew its apogee under the reign of Moulay Ismail. Visit of the town, the monumental gates, Bab Mansour, Bab El Khemis. The Hedime square situated between the ancient town and the imperial city. The Moulay Ismail granaries, Dar El Ma, which was used to store the hay and grain, needed to feed the sultan’s twelve thousand horses. Dinner and night at the hotel.
Day 4 : FEZ
Breakfast; depart for a visit of the city. The important religious and intellectual center of Morocco. First we visit the ancient town " Fez El Bali”, the Medersa Attarine, a magnificent example of the merinide art, the Karaouine Mosque, one of the oldest religious teaching centers with a university tradition dating of the 14th Century, the Najjarine fountain with its extravagant zelliges decorations and finally the souks.
In the afternoon, we continue our visit by of the "New City " or " Fez El Jedid” and its monumental gate. Dinner and night at hotel.
Day 5 : FEZ / BENI MELLAL / MARRAKESH
After breakfast depart for Marrakesh via Ifrane, a health resort station created in 1930, it’s pink tiled roofs and tiny gardens, give the town a distinctly European appearance. The road continues by the mid Atlas Mountains and the fertile cereal plain of Tadla. Stop in Beni-Melal an agricultural town, created from the presence of water; visit the spring Ain Aserdoune. Continuation to Marrakesh. Dinner upon arrival, night in hotel.
Day 6 : MARRAKESH
After breakfast, visit of the capital of the south, which once gave its name to the country. The Koutoubia mosque, a strikingly beautiful example of the combination between apparent simplicity and superb craftsmanship of the Hispano-Moresque art. The Saâdien Tombs, an outstandingly beautiful feature of architecture of the 16th Century. The Bahia Palace, with its luxurious apartments which open into an inner courtyard. The Menara Gardens planted with olive trees and disposing of a great system of irrigation. Lunch at the hotel. In the afternoon, continue your way with a panoramic tour of the ocher–red ramparts built in the 12th century. Then on to the famous Jamaâ El Fna Square, the traditional meeting place of astonishing characters, storytellers, acrobats, snake charmers : a spectacle that defies belief. From there reaching the souks with its various quarters of craftsmanship in the central area of the Medina. In the evening, depart for a farewell dinner in an ancient palace in the medina, belly dance and moroccan folklore..
Night at hotel.
Day 7 : MARRAKESH
Free day, relax by the pool ,shopping,etc.
Full board at the hotel.
Day 8 : MARRAKESH
After breakfast, and according to flight hours, free time then transfer to the airport. Assistance for the registration formalities.
Note: The 3rd and 4th night may be either at Meknes / Fez or surrounding towns, this is due to the limited capacity in the hotels of these cities. The tour may be reversed according to the availability at the time of the accomodation.