2023 Imperial Cities of Morocco | 8 Days, 7 Nights | Casablanca | Rabat | Meknes | Fez | Marrakech | Escorted Tour

Imperial Cities of Morocco with Gateways International

Photo: Traditional Courtyard in Marrakech, Morocco

Delve deep into the history and vibrant culture of Morocco’s Imperial cities as you trace the path left by ancient civilizations. On this escorted tour, begin in the capital of Rabat, visit Meknes en route to Fez and revel in the architecture, traditions and colours of Marrakech. Morocco’s distinct landscape and heritage offer an unforgettable journey into the heart and soul of North Africa.


  • Tour of Casablanca with visit to Hassan II Mosque
  • Tour of Rabat with visit to Mohamed V Mausoleum
  • Tour of Volubilis and Meknes
  • Full-day tour of Fez
  • Full-day tour of Marrakech with visit to souks
  • Diffa Fantasia dinner in Marrakech

Package Includes

  • Total 7 nights accommodation at 5-Star hotels
  • 2 nights each in Casablanca, Fez and Marrakech
  • 1 nights in Rabat
  • Deluxe, air-conditioned motor coach
  • Porterage for luggage
  • All entrance fees and tours as per itinerary
  • Continental breakfast and dinner daily, lunch as indicated
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Not Included

  • International flights
  • Tips to guides and drivers and other gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Items not mentioned above
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary. Please discuss this with your travel agent to determine your requirements prior to departure.

Photo: Colourful streets of Rabat, Morocco

Day 1: Casablanca - Rabat

Arrival at Casablanca Mohamed V airport. Welcome, assistance and transfer to join the group for the sightseeing of Casablanca, the business capital of Morocco. Visit the exterior of the great Hassan II Mosque, Mohamed V square, the United Nations place, the central market, the habbous sector and the residential area of Anfa before strolling along the Aïn Diab coast dotted with swimming pools and restaurants. Enjoy lunch on your own, and then departure to Rabat, the white imperial city. Visit of the administrative capital of Morocco with the Hassan tower, the splendid Mohamed V Mausoleum, the Kasbah of Oudayas and the Medina. Late in the afternoon, check-in at your hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Hotel La Tour Hassan or similar

Day 2: Rabat - Meknes - Fez

After breakfast, depart to Fez with visit of the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Continue to Meknes. Lunch on your own, and enjoy a visit of this city known as the “Moroccan Versailles", founded at the end of the 17th-Century by Moulay Ismail. Sightseeing of Meknes will include Bab Mansour, the most preserved gate in Morocco, Hari Souani and the old medina. Arrive in Fez, dinner and overnight at your hotel.

Hotel Fes Marriott Jnan Palace or similar

Photo: Traditional Moroccan Faience Pottery Dishes Plates

Day 3: Fez

Your whole day is devoted to the sightseeing of Fez, the most ancient, cultural and spiritual city of Morocco. Visit of the medieval medina, the Medersas, the Karaouine mosque and the famous Nejjarine fountain. Lunch on your own, then continue your visit through the old medina where you will see different craftsmen still operating in the old oriental tradition. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Hotel Fes Marriott Jnan Palace or similar

Day 4: Fez - Beni Mellal - Marrakesh

After breakfast, depart to Marrakesh, crossing the Atlas region and passing through Immouzer du Kander and Ifrane, a charming ski resort in the heart of a magnificent cedar forest. Stop at Beni-Mellal to enjoy a moment of relaxation. Independent lunch and continuation to Marrakesh. Little by little, the red earth landscapes of the country contrasting with the clear blue sky and the eternal green palms will emerge.

Check-in at your hotel, dinner and overnight.

Hotel Kenzi Rose Garden or similar

Day 5: Marrakesh

Your entire day will be spent visiting Marrakesh, the second oldest imperial city known as the "Pearl of the South" with the Saadian tombs, the Koutoubia, the Bahia Palace and the Menara gardens. Return to your hotel for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the souks, the winding little streets and the Djemaâ El Fna place with its various and non-stop entertainment: storytellers, snake charmers, fire-eaters and more. This evening, enjoy the Diffa Fantasia dinner, served under caïdal tents at the famous "Chez Ali" restaurant while enjoying fantasia performance with camel and horses shows, folkloric and belly dancers. Overnight at your hotel.

Hotel Kenzi Rose Garden or similar

Photo: Vendors at the world-famous souk in Marrakech

Day 6: Marrakesh - Casablanca 

After breakfast, enjoy your morning at leisure to further explore the unique atmosphere of Marrakesh, or to relax by the pool. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon, depart to Casablanca. Arrival at your hotel, check-in. Dinner and overnight.

Hotel Kenzi Tower or similar

Day 7: Casablanca 

After breakfast, enjoy your day at leisure to explore Casablanca on your own.

Hotel Kenzi Tower or similar

Day 8: Casablanca - Home

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer to the airport for your homebound flight.

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