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The Imperial Cities from Costa del Sol

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Visit: Costa del Sol, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat, Larache, Tangier, Costa del Sol

Day 1 (Sunday): Costa del Sol - Fez

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive along the picturesque tourist route of Costa del Sol via internationally renowned places as Marbella and Puerto Banus, arrive Algeciras or Tarifa where a ferry boat will be used for a short and interesting crossing of the strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. Arrival to Morocco. Disembark, clear customs and continue on by bus via Larache to Fez, the most monumental one of the Imperial Cities with its University of "Karaouyne", the largest Islamic sanctuary in Morocco. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 2 (Monday): Fez

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a morning city tour visiting the most interesting points: the 7 gates of the Royal Palace, Jewish Quarters or Mellah, the gate of Bab Bou Jelous and walking tour of the “Medina” (Old City), declared World Heritage Site. The Afternoon is free. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional dinner with a show.

Day 3 (Tuesday): Fez - Meknes - Marrakech

After breakfast at the hotel drive towards the ancient city of Meknes, an old walled (40 km) imperial city located in the heart of the Mid Atlas. Enjoy the panoramic tour admiring the great Bab Al Mansour Gate, Morocco's most beautiful Gate and the most well-known monument in town. Continue driving southwards through the Mid-Atlas mountains to Marrakeck, Capital of the South, which is located within an extensive oasis between the Atlas Mountains and the dessert. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 4 (Wednesday): Marrakech

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the city sightseeing, including the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace. In the afternoon walk around the medina, souks and the magic Jma El Fna Square, which is packed with fortune tellers, snake tamers, acrobats, dancers, all making the centre of the city an open-air theater that requires the participation of the audience. So Don’t forget your camera. Back to the hotel and some free time. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. Optional dinner with a show at “Fantasia Chez Ali”.

Day 5 (Thursday): Marrakech - Casablanca - Rabat

After breakfast departure northwards via Benguerir and Settat to Casablanca, the current industrial and economic capital and the most populated city housing 10% of the country population. Panoramic tour through the most interesting sections of the city, Anfa boulevard, Nations square, residential areas and a visit from the outside of the Hassan II grand mosque. Afternoon departure to Rabat, the diplomatic and administrative capital and official residence of the King Mohamed VI. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel

Day 6 (Friday): Rabat - Larache - Tangier

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour visiting the important sights and examples of the Almohade architecture as the Royal Palace from outside, Mohamed V Mausoleum and the unfinished Hassan Tower. In the afternoon, via Larache, we will head for Tangiers, a cosmopolitan city that has always been pretended due to its strategic location at the main gate of Europe and Africa. You will have a short panoramic tour and some time at leisure. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 7 (Saturday): Tangier - Costa del Sol

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the pier and board the ferry to return across the strait of Gibraltar back to Spain. Drive towards the Costa del Sol. End of our services.

 

Escorted Tour Includes:

  • Panoramic sightseeing tour in Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat and Tangier
  • Tour Escort during the tour
  • Air-conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Accommodation in selected class
  • Daily breakfast, 6 dinners
  • Travel insurance
  • Only one piece of luggage per person is allowed. Passengers have to go through customs control with their own luggage

 

First Class Hotel (or similar):

  • Fez: Parc Palace / Royal Mirage
  • Marrakech: Atlas Medina / Royal Mirage
  • Rabat: Rabat / Golden Tulip
  • Tangier: Atlas Almohades / Rif

 

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (jt)

 

Package Information

  • Duration: 7 Days/6 Nights
  • Type: Coach Tour
  • Departures: Every Sunday: All Year round 2019
  • Cities Visited: Costa del Sol, Fez, Meknes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Rabat, Larache, Tangier, Costa del Sol
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