Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco - The historic city walls in Rabat

Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco

Casablanca, Marrakesh, Fez, etc., Morocco   (Holiday ref: AH130139)
7 days, 920 Euro per person

Visit some of the most exciting & historical cities in Morocco, including Casablanca, Marrakech, Fez, Rabat & more... Great food & accommodation included!

Join us on a journey to discover five stunning Moroccan cities: Marrakesh, Rabat, Fez and Meknes – The Imperial Cities – plus the enigmatic Casablanca!

On this Imperial Cities Tour you will discover that the past merges with the present. View many unique cultural and historical sites, visit the souks, sleep in luxury Riads and enjoy the best of Moroccan cooking.

This tour provides you with a great overview of the historical cities of Morocco including Casablanca, Rabat, Marrakech, Fes, Meknes and more… This is a cities tour for those wishing to experience more of Morocco than what the average tourist might encounter!

 

Tour Highlights

  • The extraordinary Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca
  • The ancient city of Fes
  • Visit workshops where craftsmen are still plying their ancient crafts

 

What's included:

  • English speaking guides in every city
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • Transport between cities
  • Accommodation during your trip in hotels or riads
  • All meals during your trip (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

 

We have all heard the names: Marrakesh, Fez, Rabat, Casablanca... Now take the opportunity to visit these stunning Imperial Cities in Morocco. You will enjoy excellent guides, lovely accommodations and great food as you make your way around Morocco and see these majestic cities!

Dates and Prices

Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco Holiday Dates

These cultural holidays in Morocco are available all year long and you can begin your holiday on any date you wish.

Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco Holiday Prices

  • 920 Euro per person

Further discounts are available for group sizes over 4 people.

What’s included:

  • English speaking guides in every city
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • Transport between cities
  • Accommodation during your trip in hotels or riads
  • All meals during your trip (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

What’s not included:

  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips/Gratuities
  • Soft drinks (water, soda, wine, beer, etc…)

Location

Morocco is situated on the north west of Africa with the majestic Atlas Mountains running from south west to north east down the backbone of the country. Most of the south east of the country is generally sparsely populated and unproductive economically being as it is in the Sahara Desert. The areas located along the Mediterranean Sea, have a typical Mediterranean climate.

The terrain of Morocco varies between coastal plains, mountains, forests, and the Sahara Desert, which has sand dunes and rocky areas.

The capital of Morocco is the port city of Rabat, but its largest and most famous city is Casablanca. In addition to these two, other major cities in Morocco include Marrakech and Fes (Fez). Jbel Toubkal is the country’s highest point at 4165 meters above sea level.

Culture and Heritage

Moroccan culture is rich is history, arts and sciences. Throughout Morocco you will discover a wide choice of museums, including The Museum of Antiquities and The Ethnographic Museum in Tetouan. The Museum of Moroccan Art is a favourite place to visit, and this houses unique collections of glass objects, manuscripts, exquisite carpets, jewelry, pottery and ancient manuscripts.

For those enjoy live performance, Morocco has may wonderful theatres that present classic, translated and reworked productions of western classics like Shakespeare to modern productions of Moroccan plays, filled with tradition and folklore. Wonderful theatrical venues include the Alliance Franco-Marocaine Theater and the Teatro de Cervantes. Outdoor festivals are common with performances regularly held at the Marrakech Popular Arts Festival and the Amazigh Theater Festival in Casablanca.

Those that live for outdoor adventure will love exploring the wonderful national parks and reserves of Morocco, such as Souss Massa National Park and the Mediterranean Intercontinental Biosphere Reserve established through UNESCO.

Getting Here

For U.S. citizens and British and European citizens, passports are required for entry into Morocco, but a visa is not required for stays up to three months. Mohammed V International Airport (CMD) is the main international airport, located approximately 25 km (15 miles) from Casablanca. There are also about 60 regional airports throughout the country.

Traveling to Morocco is also simple by ship with cruise lines offering itineraries with regular stops at Morocco’s main port in Casablanca.

Accommodation

Depending on the holiday you chose, you will be accommodated in hotels, gites, ryads (traditional Moroccan house or palaces), guest houses or a comfortable camp will be set up.

Please see the itinerary tab above for more information on the accommodation provided on this tour.

Other Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who are you?
A: We are Houssain & Mohamed Braim. Originally from Imlil (a Berber village in the Atlas Mountains), we started out as muleteers with individuals and groups, but for many years now we have organized and lead many successful tours and treks in the Atlas Mountains and around the Kingdom of Morocco.

Q: What is the best time to travel to Morocco ?
A: We fell that the best time to visit Morocco is in the spring (March to May) when the country is lush and in bloom, or in autumn (September to November) after the intense heat of the summer. For winter enthusiasts we also offer the Toubkal winter trek.

Q: Is the food safe to eat during the trek?
A: We take food safety very seriously. For this reason, we we have chosen the cleanest and most hygienically kept accommodation for our routes. If you chose a holiday in Morocco that includes camping accommodation, your cook prepares safe and tasty meals from carefully chosen food items and only hygienic clean equipment and facilities are used.

Q: Do you have an airport pick up service?
A: Yes, our Airport Representative will be there to greet you outside of Terminal Hall, where he will be displaying a sign with your name on it. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your Hotel or Ryad.

Q: What is the weather like?
A: Morocco has wildly varied climate. From snow capped peaks to scorching desert dunes, you will find that there is always somewhere to go. Even in the depths of winter the sun tends to produce very pleasant warmth during the middle of the day but please note that there can be a great contrast between day and night temperatures.

Q: Who do you employ?
A: We employ trusted friendly local people whenever possible (muleteers, drivers, guides, guest house owners in the mountains, etc). This allows us to help support the local economy and spread the wealth from private home to local shopkeeper in the village and beyond.

Q: Can we change the itinerary?
A: Depending on the situation, you can modify it to some extent after consulting with your guide, however, the date of trek completion should always coincide with the original itinerary. On occasions, local weather conditions may require the trekking route to be altered to ensure the safety of all participants.

“It was a nice trekking experience although monsoon season, we didn’t have opportunity to get the fascinating view of the Mount Toubkal with its summit at 4167m. The food and accommodation is fantastic, We strongly recommended your esteemed organization. Thanks!”

 

“The Marroquian leader was excellent and extremelly friendly, and he provided a carfeully organized programme for us. It was a great experience and I recommend these tours to everyone. Thank you!”

 

 

“Thank you for organizing our Trip tour of the Toubkal and deserts, kasbahs and gorges. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip and got to experience a little of the real Morocco. The guides were knowledgeable in all aspects of trekking matters from diversity of cultures to environmental concern, and the guide and driver provided were friendly. We hope to visit your country again soon.”

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  • Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco - The historic city walls in Rabat
  • Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco - The Mosque of Hassan II in Casablanca
  • Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco - Colourful Fez
  • Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco - A local walks in front of the Mosque of Hassan II in Casablanca
  • Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco - Vibrant Marrakech
  • Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco - Jemaa el-Fnaa Square in Marrakech
  • Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco - The Mosque of Hassan II in Casablanca
  • Imperial Cities Tour of Morocco - The breath-taking Atlas Mountains

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