9 DAYS MOROCCO TOURS FROM CASABLANCA TO CASABLANCA
Day 1 : Casablanca Airport – Rabat – Meknes – Fes
Today we start our private Morocco tours from Casablanca airport, and depends on your arrival time at Casablanca,we will visit the best places of the economic capital of the country (Casablanca): the Square of the United Nations, the Boulevard Mohamed V, the Anfa, the corniche and the famous Great Mosque Hassan II,departure to Rabat. After lunch:City tour of the Economical Capital: the Hassan Tower, the prestigious Mohamed V Mausoleum; passage past the Royal Palace, built between the 18th and 20th century; visit the gardens and the Kasbah of Oudayas,then we continue to Meknes visit of the Ismaïlian capital of Morocco which has the longer ramparts in Morocco the famous Bab Mansour gate, the Royal Stables and the Jewish quarter. Continuation to Fez through the holy city of Moulay Driss via the ruins of Volubilis – the roman city,dinner and overnight at the hotel
Day 2: Fez City Tour « Full Day »
The whole day will be devoted to discovering Fez, the oldest of the imperial cities, home to the world’s first university dating from the 9th century and one of the most complete medieval cities in existence. Surrounded by huge defensive walls, it seems suspended in a time warp, somewhere between the middle Ages and the modern. But it’s more than that, it is a living city almost devoid of tourists, where whilst wandering amongst its amazing 9,000 tiny streets you experience its noisy hawkers selling everything from colorful vegetables, to delicious middle eastern pastries flavored with cinnamon and honey. Mind your backs for the passing of the only transport – mule or donkey! The haunting sound of the call to prayer resonates over the traditional rooftops whilst skilled artisans noisily beat metal into pans and intricate metal – ware as they have for centuries.
Day 3 : Fez – Chefchaouen – Fez
You will be picked up from your hotel in Fez at 7:00 am by our English speaking driver and transfer you to Chefchaouen where you will meet your guide there to spend a day tour. Chefchaouen, a true jewel of Morocco, lying in the Rif area. It is known for its shady alleys, whitewashed houses with blue turquoise doors, wrought iron windows and tile covered roofs. Sat on the terrace of a cafe, you can enjoy the attractive view of the grand Tarik-Ben-Ziad mosque whose octagonal minaret is inspired by that of the Torre de Oro in Seville. This Andalousian architecture can be found in the kasbah and its gardens, at the center of the medina. Its walls and its 11 crenellated towers, of which one used to be a dungeon, house an interesting ethnographic museum. The famous djellaba, this long and ample garment worn by the men and women of North Africa, was created here. The welcome and great hospitality provided by its inhabitants can be experienced during a visit to a traditional oil mill (there are more than 1500 of them) or a craftsman’s workshop. Over and above its weaving, Chefchaouen is renowned for its basket-making and its pottery. Also you will be escorted to the hustle and bustle of the souk, which is still as lively as ever and a true source of Moroccan culture the way it is lived daily. Finally you will be transferred back to your hotel in Fez in the evening.
Day 4: Fes – Beni Mellal – Marrakech
After breakfast, we will depart to Marrakech passing by Immouzer El Kander and Azrou, a Berber village known for its handicrafts cooperative. We will continue this scenic drive through the lovely, wooded mountainous region of the mid-Atlas range. Upon arrival in Beni-Mellal, we will have lunch before continuing to Marrakech. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay
Day 5: Exploring Marrakech « Full Day »
After breakfast in the hotel, we start exploring with a local guide Marrakech ” the red city of Morocco”. We will ensure that you see the most important sites of historical and cultural interest, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Koutoubia Tower, the Bahia Palace. After lunch at a restaurant near the square, you will walk through the souks and view hundreds of handicrafts. In the afternoon, you will have some free time to wander by yourself through the other parts of the city. Dinner at chez Ali with the Fantasia and overnight at the Hotel
Day 6 : Marrakech – Ourika Valley – Marrakech
After breakfast, departure for an excursion to the Ourika Valley, located 30 km from Marrakech; this valley is mainly populated by Berbers and gradually engulfed in the Moroccan High Atlas. Despite its proximity to Marrakech, it is still considered a relatively unspoilt valley. His visit can combine the discovery of a spectacular nature and a traditional mountain life. Setti Fatmais the Last Douar accessible by paved road, this small village is the starting point for many excursions into the surrounding mountains. The most popular hiking and easiest is to ride along a mountain stream to find 7 waterfalls.Lunch in the Ourika vally and return to Marrakech. Dinner and over night at your Hotel.
Day 7 : Marrakech – Eljadida – Casablanca
After breakfast, departure to El Jadida and sightseeing the town and the port, Lunch in the restaurant ( fish food ) and continuation towards Casablanca, as we arrive in Casablanca,Late afternoon, dinner and night at the Hotel.
Day 8 : Casablanca City Tour « Full Day »
After breakfast,our driver take you to see the most important sights of Casablanca or “White House” in Arabic Dar El Beida, a name given due to the white houses facing the ocean at the Anfa district by the Spanish and Portuguese sailors who stopped there before the city was built. Today it is a modern city with boulevards and modern infrastructure. Stroll along Habbous district with its small squares and narrow arcade streets, a fine example of successful adaptation of modern town planning in style of a traditional Medina. You will see many shops displaying articles for sale to both locals and tourists. You will then have a photo stop at Mohamed V Square that links the old town to the new one. Drive along United Nations Square, designed by the French architect Joseph Marrast in 1920. Drive along the Skala, an 18th century fortification opposite the fishing port. Finally see Hassan II Mosque, built right on the sea
Day 9 : Casablanca Airport
Morning, will accompany you to the airport depending on your flight time with the best memories of Morocco.
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