Casablanca airport – Hotel Meet and greet at the Casablanca airport, then transfer to the hotel to relax. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (Rick’s Café). Overnight in the hotel.
Casablanca – Rabat After breakfast, begin the city tour of Casablanca with an inside visit of Hassan II mosque: one of the largest mosques in the world. Its minaret is the world’s tallest at 210 meters (689 ft). Continue to Ain Diab Corniche for a pleasant stroll along the coast. Stop at a local museum to enjoy a collection of intricate pieces of art. Complete the city tour of Casablanca with the visit of Mohammed V Square in the city center. In the afternoon, transfer to Rabat. Enjoy an afternoon tour of the main gates of the Royal palace and its lovely gardens. Transfer to the hotel for overnight.
Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes After breakfast, continue the city tour of Rabat. Start with the visit of the Oudaya Kasbah, Rabat’s old medina. Continue to Mohammed V Mausoleum––the burial ground of the two late Alouite kings, Mohammed V and Hassan II–– which houses a collection of intricate mosaics. In the same area, visit Rabat’s greatest landmark, the Hassan Tower, which is one of the oldest mosques left in existence. Transfer to Meknes, one of the imperial cities in Morocco. Stop to take pictures of the massive Bab El Mansour gate. The city tour of Meknes includes the Harri Souani stables, the city remparts, and the main gates of the Royal Palace. Transfer to the UNESCO-sponsored Roman ruins in Volubilis where you will have a guided tour. Leave to Fes for overnight.
Fes After breakfast, enjoy the city tour of Fes. The tour will include the largest Royal Palace in Morocco. Continue the tour with a panoramic view of the old city. In the afternoon, visit of Jamaa Al-Karaouine –– the world’s first established university ––and a Medersa (Coranic school), not to mention the tanneries, clay workshops, artisan quarters, and souks of largest and oldest medina in Morocco. Overnight in the hotel.
Fes – Beni Mellal – Marrakech After breakfast, transfer to Marrakech, stopping in Ifrane and Benni Mellal along the way. Nicknamed “Morocco’s Switzerland,” Ifrane is a charming ski town populated by European-style chalets. Pass through the cider forest and the middle Atlas Mountains to get to Beni Mellal for an optional lunch stop. Continue along to Marrakech for overnight.
Marrakech Enjoy the guided tour of Marrakech. Begin with the world-famous Jemaa el Fna Square, which houses an array of food, snake charmers, local musicians, and fortune-tellers. Next, visit the Koutoubia Minaret, Bahia Palace, and the Saadian Tombs. The tour of Marrakech includes the Majorelle Gardens and a museum. Afternoon tour of the old Medina and overnight in the hotel.
Marrakech – Asni After breakfast, transfer to Asni, a charming town in the foothills of the High Atlas mountains. Stay at a hotel of distinction there. Kasbah Tamadot is the perfect place where one can enjoy a relaxing and intimate escape. The area surrounding the hotel is predominantly inhabited by the Amazigh (Berber) people who make up the majority of the work force at Kasbah Tamadot. The Berber language, Tamazight, has gradually evolved into over thirty languages and hundreds of dialects, but many Berbers also speak French, English, or both. Overnight in Asni.
Asni (Kasbah Tamadot) Day at leisure to relax and wander on your own.
Asni – Essaouira We will head towards Essaouira for the rest of the day and for the overnight. Essaouira is an attractive city with a beautiful old Medina that never ceases to seduce its visitors, its beautiful architecture, cultural treasures, curving sandy beaches, and stunning combination of ocean views. Essaouira is also very rich with artisan quarter and has a big fishing port.
Essaouira After your breakfast , Spend the day relaxing and exploring Essaouira, a historic port and unique seaside town. On this 11 hour tour, you will be able to take in the fort defending the harbor, which was built by the Portugese, and visit the historic medina. There will also be time to relax and enjoy the ambience of this beautiful place. Enjoy an (optional) seafood meal on the corniche or take an (optional) camel ride along the beach. Also you will have a good opportunity to see the goats on the Argan trees. After driving you back to your hotel.
Essaouira – Casablanca After breakfast, transfer to Casablanca via Safi, Oualidia and El Jadida. Safi was under protectorate by the Portuguese Empire from 1488 to 1541, while the fortress built to protect the city, under Portuguese rule is still there today. Safi is the main fishing port for the country’s sardine industry, and also exports Phosphates, textiles and ceramics. During the Second World War, Safi was one of the landing sites for Operation Torch. After Safi, stop at Oualidia for lunch before continuing through Eljadida to Casablanca for dinner and overnight.
Casablanca airport After breakfast, we will assist you to Casablanca airport for your return flight.