Departure Tour From Marrakech ...

8 Days Private Tour Of The Imperial Cities Of Morocco From Marrakech

8 Days Private Tour Of The Imperial Cities Of Morocco From Marrakech


Set out to explore Morocco for a week with friends, alone or with family, a weekend or a hiking trip. From the peaks of the High Atlas to the dunes of the Sahara through the effervescent medina, you will discover the soul of the Arabic world. The advantage of Morocco is that the destination can be visited as much for a long weekend as for a two-week trip because of the variety of its landscapes. Accessible and welcoming, Morocco represents a perfect introduction to the African continent. This territory of deserts, long beaches and high Mountains keeps the imagination of travelers alive. The most western of the Maghreb countries opens its doors for an unforgettable trip.


  • Visit Marrakech the red pearl and stroll through its souks and beautiful Medina without forgetting the folklore of the legendary Djemaa-El-Fna.
  • Discover Fez which is the oldest and best known of the imperial cities.
  • It is today artistic and intellectual capital; its ramparts and big medina will dazzle you.
  • Explore the imperial city of Meknes.
  • Visit the Roman ruins in Volubilis, this site is nonetheless an essential Roman archaeological site of Morocco.
  • Explore Rabat, the capital of the Kingdom, known for the architectural quality and especially that of the Kasbah of Oudaïa.
  • Sleep in Riads in the heart of the medina and discover the magic of Moroccan architecture.

Itinerary of the tour


Pick up at the airport at the agreed time and transfer to the Hotel. Afternoon free to know the charms of Marrakech. For several centuries it has been the most incredibly popular theater in the world: snake charmers, musicians, dancers, storytellers, fortunetellers, actors, fortune-tellers, etc.). Meals: D

Day 2 : Marrakech Guided City Tour

After breakfast, you start your tour with a local guide by the ramparts of Marrakech in which there are many interesting historical sites in the medina. Koutoubia mosque 12th century that represents the glory and depth history of the city. You will discover the nomadic heritage by visiting Tiskiwin Museum, the beautiful Bahia palace 19th century and the famous souks of Marrakech. You will be amazed of how many different stalls, colors, smells and goods in the souks. It is a great place for shopping some gifts for yourselves and for your beloved ones. After lunch we take you to the lovely garden that you will admire, the famous Majorelle gardens and the Berber Museum. It is nice to have a cup of mint-tea in one of the terraces in order to end up your journey in the red city, offering a great view over the magical square Jamae Elfana that you always will remember. Meals: B, D

Day 3 : Drive to Fes, home hosted meal.

Today you drive east to Beni Mellal (3 hours), continue along the northern slopes of the Middle Atlas Mountains. you stop to enjoy a home hosted meal at Mrirt. You interact with the family and learn for them. After lunch you continue driving to Ifrane, a city located in the Middel Atlas Mountains. you stop to have a café or walking around. A short journey takes you to Fes. Meals: B, L, D

Day 4 : Fes/ meeting locals

After breakfast, you will have a guided visit at 9:00 Am in the medina of Fez. To begin with the southern tower and the fortress of 16th century face to face with northern one, a panoramic view over the medieval city. We will visit an enjoyable cooperative of pottery. It will enhance your knowledge about the making of Moroccan mosaic “zellige” and the blue pottery of Fez. You will travel in time back to the medieval period of the city where people still work in small narrow streets, several tiny stalls of all kinds of traditional crafts, and donkeys loaded with supplies are going up and down in the streets of the medina. You will feel no sense of direction and time halts for a while. The medina of Fez is rich of its Islamic monuments: the fascinating old mosques, the University of El-Karaouiyine and its libraries. All These elements made Fez the intellectual and cultural capital of the country. To finish the day there is an optional to see Jewish quarter including the Aben Danan Synagogue. Meals: B, D

Day 5 : Fes – Volubilis - Meknes - Rabat

After breakfast, you leave to ancient site of Volubilis - the capital of the Roman province of Mauritania Tingitana. The detailed mosaics here are still intact and the site gives a good idea of the layout of provincial settlements. Then, continue to the city of Meknes, once the heart of the Moroccan Sultanate. Built by the tyrant, Moulay Ismail, the city was once filled with palace and grand gateways and although much of Ismail's capital has crumbled to dust, it still exudes a sense of its former regal grandeur. In the company of a guide we will visit the old granary of Heri es-Souni and the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail himself. After that you proceed to Rabat and visit the capital city of Morocco: the exterior of the royal palace, the kasbah of the Oudaya, the Hassan tower and the mausoleum of Mohamed V. Meals: B, L.D

Day 6 : Rabat - Casablanca - Marrakech

After breakfast, you leave for Casablanca. You take a short panoramic tour of the city including: Arab League Square, Mohamed V Square. Then we get close to see the famous and pharaonic work of the Mosque of Hassan II (Optional you can visit the interior). In the afternoon you continue to Marrakech. Meals: D

Day 7 : Marrakech Excursion to the Atlas Mountains/ Meeting the Berbers.

After breakfast in the Riad, you will drive to the village of Asni and the village of Imlil in the heart of the High Atlas Mountains. Here you will enjoy the panoramic views through the Moulay Brahim Gorges and the village of Imlil, a small Berber village with a strong culture. You will have the opportunity to walk in the villages and the real experience of the Berber culture. If you chose to have lunch at the Kasbah Toubkal, you will have a great view of the Toubkal mountains, the highest in North Africa is quite impressive. In the afternoon, you will travel to Marrakech. Meals: B, L, D


After breakfast, transfer to the airport and return flight. Meals: B

Good to Know


  • Tour in AC 4WD or Minivan Fuel included.
  • Professional English-speaking guide/driver.
  • Accommodation in selected hotels and Riads.
  • Bottled mineral water during the trips.
  • Entrance Fees.
  • Official guide fees in: Marrakech, Fes, Meknes and Rabat.

Not included

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Anything not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance

Itinerary with maps