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8D7N Best of Morocco
Day 1 Arrival in Casablanca (Saturday)
Upon arrival at Casablanca International Airport, you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel and check in. You are free to explore the city at your own leisure. Overnight in Casablanca.
Day 2 Casablanca - Rabat B/D
After breakfast at the hotel and check out, you will be taken for a city tour of Casablanca. Start your tour by shopping at the Central Market which is located at the Mohammed V Boulevard. This big market opens every day in the morning and is the perfect place to go for a walk and take a look at the typically Moroccan stands. You can find a little bit of everything from flowers to meat, fruit or spices, walking around the seafood and many more. Next, visit the Royal Palace of Casablanca, a masterpiece of Islamic architecture, surrounded by picturesque orange groves and elaborate water features. Continue the tour to the Mohamed V Square, Habbous district and residential area of Anfa. Then, endure to the exterior of the great Hassan II Mosque. After that, proceed to Rabat, 90km from Casablanca. Upon arrival, discover the Royal Palace, home of his majesty King Mohamed VI, the merinid necropolis at Chellah, a historic site of Rabat. Explore Kasbah of the Udayas, one of Rabat’s proudest features. It is a kasbah that was built in the 12th century during the reign of the Almohad Caliphate. Next, visit the Hassan Tower, the minaret of an incomplete mosque in Rabat. Begun in 1195, the tower was intended to be the largest minaret in the world along with the mosque. In 1199, Sultan Yacub al-Mansour died and the construction on the mosque stopped. After that, visit Mohamed V Mausoleum which contains the tombs of the Moroccan king and his two sons, late King Hassan II and Prince Abdallah. In the evening, transfer to the hotel for check in and have dinner. Overnight in Rabat.
Day 3 Rabat - Meknes - Fez B/D
After breakfast at the hotel and check out, you will be transferred to the second largest city in Morrocco, Fez. Fez is located approximately 210km from Rabat city. En route, stop at the city of Meknes which known as The Moroccan Versailles which was founded at the end of the 17th century by Moulay Ismail. Then, visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis. It is a partly excavated Berber and Roman city in Morocco situated near the city of Meknes, and commonly considered as the ancient capital of the kingdom of Mauretania. It was built in a fertile agricultural area and developed from the 3rd century BC onward as a Berber, then proto-Carthaginian, settlement before being the capital of the kingdom of Mauretania. Today, it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed for being an exceptionally well preserved example of a large Roman colonial town on the fringes of the Empire. Upon arrival in Fez, transfer to the hotel for check in and have dinner. Overnight in Fez.
Day 4 Fez B/D
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken for Fez city tour. Fez is well-known as a labyrinth of souks, mosques and spice filled streets. Visit one of the main attractions of Fez, the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss. He left Damascus and fled to Morocco in 787. He arrived to Volubilis that was the center of the north, then started to build his city that was later named Moulay Idriss. Also, he constructed the city of Fez and as well as he converted the local Berber people to Islam. Today his tomb is the object of pilgrimage where the influx of visitors intensifies especially during the moussem, an important festival that is held every year in the second week of August. Then, proceed to the famous Nejjarine Fountain. It is a beautiful and historic public fountain in Fez. The first fountain down from Bab Boujeloud, it seems a miniature version of the Nejjarine fondouk. Continue to visit The Madrasah Bou Inania. Founded in AD 1351–56 by Abu Inan Faris, it is widely acknowledged as an excellent example of Marinid architecture. The madrasah functioned as the educational institute and the congregational mosque. After that, do not miss to explore the old city of Fez where you can see different craftsmen still operating in the old oriental tradition. Return to the hotel and dinner. Overnight in Fez.
Day 5 Fez - Beni Mellal - Marrakesh B/D
After breakfast at the hotel and check out, you will be taken to Marrakesh. Marrakesh is located approximately 540km from Fez city. En-route, stop at Beni Mellal to enjoy a moment of relaxation. It is a Moroccan city located in the country's interior. The city has good connections via the road to Casablanca to the East and lies on the ancient route from Fez to Marrakesh. After that, continue your journey to Marrakesh. You will see the red earth of the country contrasting with the clear blue sky and the eternal green palm. Upon arrival in Marrakesh, transfer to the hotel for check in and have dinner. Overnight in Marrakesh.
Day 6 Marrakesh B
After breakfast at the hotel and check out, you will be picked up for Marrakesh city tour. Marrakesh is a major city of the Kingdom of Morocco and the fourth largest city in the country. Visit Koutoubia Mosque, the largest mosque in Marrakesh. Then, proceed to the Saadian Tombs, date back from the time of the Sultan Ahmad Al-Mansur, the tombs were discovered in 1917 and restored by the Beaux-arts service. Because of the beauty of the decoration, it has been a major attraction for visitors of Marrakech. Procced to the Bahia Palace, a big old house and a set of houses were collected and converted into palace in the late of 19th century. Enjoy shopping at the Jemaa El Fna place with its various and non-stop entertainment. It is a square and market place in Marrakesh's old city. Then, you will be dismissed and you are free at your own leisure. Overnight in Marrakesh.
Day 7 Marrakesh - Casablanca B
After breakfast at the hotel, you are free at your own leisure. Do not miss a chance to join a hot air balloon flight or quad biking trip at your own expense. After check out, in the afternoon, you will be returned to Casablanca, about 250km from Marrakesh. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel and check in. You are free at your own leisure to explore Casablanca. Overnight in Casablanca.
Day 8 Casablanca B
After breakfast at the hotel and check out, you will be transferred to Casablanca International Airport for your departing flight.
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• 7 nights’ accommodation at selected hotel or similar class on twin sharing basis
• Halal meals as stated in itinerary
• Shared return airport transfers
• Transportation by seat in coach basis
• English speaking guide.
• Entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary
• Airfare and taxes
• Personal expenses
• Tipping for guide and driver
• Others that are not mentioned in the inclusions
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