Tour of imperial cities


Program

    Day 1 : Casablanca / Rabat Arrival at Mohamed V airport in Casablanca. Sightseeing tour of the city. After lunch, departure to Rabat. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
    Day 2 : Rabat / Meknes / Fez Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing tour of Rabat. After lunch, departure to Meknes via the archaeological site of Volubilis. In the afternoon, sightseeing tour of Meknes, the ancient Ismaili capital. Departure to the ancient historical city of Fez, the spiritual heart of Arabic Morocco. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
    Day 3 : Fez Breakfast at the hotel. The whole day is devoted to the sightseeing tour of Fez, the oldest of all Moroccan imperial cities and cradle of a millennium monarchy. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
    Day 4 : Fez / Beni Mellal / Marrakech Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Beni Mellal passing through the typical villages of the Mid Atlas, the towns of Azrou, Imouzzer and Ifrane. Free lunch at Beni Mellal, then continue on to Marrakech. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
    Day 5 : Marrakech Breakfast at the hotel. Full day visit of Marrakech, imperial city founded in the XII century and nicknamed as the “pearl of south” or “the Red City”. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
    Day 6 : Marrakech / Casablanca Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Casablanca, the economical capital of the kingdom. Sightseeing tour of the city. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
    Day 7 : Casablanca Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Mohamed V airport for your return flight.
Included in the price:
  • Accommodation at 4* hotels or riads on a bed and breakfast basis unless otherwise mentioned
  • Private transport
  • Government-certified tour guide
  • Entrance fees to monuments and sightseeings
  • Not included : beverages, travel and medical insurances, tips, extra
  • NAME: Kingdom of Morocco
  • AREA: 446,550 km2
  • POPULATION: 32.3 million inhabitants
  • CAPITAL: Rabat
  • NATURE OF THE REGIME: Constitutional Monarchy
  • HEAD OF THE STATE: Mohammed VI
  • OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Arabic and Amazigh (Berber)
  • CURRENCY: Moroccan Dirham (MAD)
  • RELIGION: Islam (98.7%)
  • AVERAGE MONTHLY INCOME: $ 246 per month per person (2012)
  • MAIN RESOURCES: Phosphate and its derivatives (27% of exports), but also on agri-food products (agriculture employment almost half of the active population) and textiles, tourism and handicrafts. Morocco imports industrial equipment (transport equipment, telephony, data processing). Morocco is the fifth largest economic power in Africa.
  • GEOGRAPHY: Morocco is a country in north-west Africa. Its long coastline overlooking the Atlantic Ocean ends beyond the Strait of Gibraltar on the Mediterranean.
  • CLIMATE: The Moroccan climate is both Mediterranean and Atlantic, with a warm dry season and a cold, wet season, with the end of the hot season marked by the October rains. In the interior, the climate varies according to the altitude. The summers are hot and dry, especially when the hot wind or chergui blows, summer wind coming from the Sahara. In general, the climate in Morocco can be divided into seven subareas, determined by the different influences that the country undergoes: oceanic, Mediterranean, mountainous, continental and Saharan influences.
  • FAUNA AND FLORA: Morocco still has an important wildlife, which testifies to the traditional sustainable practices and the careful management of the resources, transmitted from generation to generation. Today, Morocco has 40 different ecosystems providing a habitat for many endemic species, including rare plant and animal species.
  • SHOPPING: Whether it is to find works of art or to buy spices and slippers, the Moroccan medinas have been, for centuries, unmissable appointments. Everywhere you will find spices, fabrics, pottery, leather, silver jewelery ... but some regions have their specialties: Chefchaouen (woolen covers and fabrics), Tangier (silver jewelry and antiques), Meknès, Taroudant and Tiznit (Silver jewelery), Fez El-Bali (leather, ceramics), Essaouira (objects made of raffia and wood).
  • GASTRONOMY: The Moroccan cuisine is influenced by Morocco's interactions and exchanges with other cultures and nations over the centuries. It is typically a mix of Mediterranean, Arabic, Andalusian, and most importantly, Berber cuisine with a tiny European and Subsaharian influence. The most famaous dishes worth to try are Tagines, Harira, Pastilla, the Couscous...
  • Booking information of the package tour


    800.00 (EUR) 650.00 (EUR)
    Date of departure : 2017-06-01


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