You will start your tour of Morocco by visiting the cosmopolitan city of Casablanca, from where you will journey northward. You will experience a myriad of things here, right from the culture to other intangible things that are typical to a Moroccan experience such as watching the intricately woven carpets displayed against the walls all over the city, the French influence as a result of the once French colonies, and the age-old ports and trading centers.
This particular tour is more focused on giving you an Imperial experience and takes you to majestic forts and palaces. You will also witness stunning traditional handicraft and artwork such as terracotta, pottery, leather goods among various other things.
Have a sumptuous breakfast in the morning, after which you will be picked up by your tour guide and driver from your hotel. You will be starting today’s tour with a visit to the ancient fort of Chellah situated in Rabat, and then Hassan Tower. After this short visit, you will be taken to the blue city of Chefchaouen via the Kenitra-Wazzan route. You will reach Chefchaouen at around 6 pm. You will discover this beautiful blue colored city, which is full of small medinas. The trip also includes a drive to Meknes, where you will tour all the famous monuments such as the Bab Mansour, the square Hadeem, and the ancient walls. At night, you can enjoy a nice meal at your hotel and relax. The next day, you will be traveling from Chefchaouen.
Start your day with a nice breakfast, and then choose either to visit a few kasbahs and gardens or take a hike to the Spanish mosque of Morocco. The Mosque is at a vantage point and offers a panoramic view of the city of Chefchaouen. After a short visit to one of these places, you will be taken to Volibulis, which was once home to a Roman settlement of 20,000 odd people. Here, you will see the beautiful Roman ruins. Many of these structures are still intact and worth photographing. From here, Meknes is just a stone’s throw away. It was the foremost capital city of the empire of Moulay Idriss I. Travel to Fes, where you can relax in the hotel or Riad at night.
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be exploring one of the most important cities in Morocco. Fes will take you back in time to the 8th century, with ancient walls, streets, and gates that still look the same as they did hundreds of years ago. There are a lot of famous things to check out here, such as the theosophical college, the palace of An-Nejjarine, Qayrawan mosque, and many more. Fes is also famous for the tomb of Moulay Idriss II, and Zaouia of Sidi Ahmed Al-Tijani. There are other mosques dating back to the 8th and 9th century. While you are here, you will also visit the renowned tanneries where export quality leather goods are produced and shipped to various countries.
After breakfast, leave from Fes for Marrakech, the most famous city of Morocco. On the way, you will pass the Middle Atlas Mountains and the town of Ifrane. The town is famous for skiing and alpine-style architecture, which is a very different landscape from what you will experience in the other parts of Morocco. If you are not short on time, you can check out the spring and waterfalls at Ain Vittel, just outside the town. Next, you will head towards Beni Mellal, which is an interior region offering lots of exciting historical and cultural places. Since you won’t have enough time, you can explore the Ein Osrdon Garden, and then head to Marrakech. Arrive in Marrakech by late evening. You can choose either to retire at your hotel, or take a quick shower and snacks, and head out to explore this imperial city of Morocco. This city, dating back to the Berber Empire, is known for the traditional markets that sell pottery, jewelry, and textiles. Take a quick stroll at the marketplace, and then enjoy your dinner at any local eatery.
After breakfast, venture out to explore Marrakech. Some of the most famous places that you should cover are the Djema El Fna, which is a vibrant courtyard always bustling with life and people. Next, cover the Majorelle Garden, which is a garden built by a famous French architect. Then head towards Koutoubia Mosque, and last but not the least do check out the Bahai Palace. It is a beautiful palace with a huge courtyard. Then head to Casablanca, which will take about 2.5 hours. The driver will drop you to the airport, from where you can catch your flight back home after a fulfilling trip!