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Imperial Cities Express, Morocco from Costa del Sol

ITINERARY

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

Day 1 (Friday): Costa del Sol - Tarifa - Casablanca

Today we drive along the picturesque tourist route of Costa del Sol to Tarifa. On arrival we board a ferry boat for a short and interesting crossing of the strait of Gibraltar towards Africa. On arrival in Tangier, disembark, clear customs and drive southwards to Casablanca, current industrial and economic capital and the most populated city housing a 10% of the Country population. After checking in at the hotel, you'll have some time at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in Costa del Sol.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2 (Saturday): Casablanca - Marrakech

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a panoramic city 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. Departure towards Marrakech, the capital of the South, which is located within an extensive oasis between the Atlas Mountains and the pre-desertic area. Enjoy your City sightseeing, including the Koutoubia Tower, the Saadines Tombs and Bay Palace. 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 theatre that requires the participance of the audience. So don't forget your camera. Optional dinner and show at Chez Ali Fantasia. Dinner at the hotel and overnight stay in Marrakech.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 (Sunday):  Marrakech - Rabat - Meknes - Fez

After breakfast we travel northeast to Rabat, diplomatic and administrative capital and official residence of the King Mohamed VI. Enjoy a city tour visiting the important sights such as the Royal Palace from outside, Mohamed V Mausoleum and the unfinished Hassan Tower which are important examples of the Almohade architecture. Afterwards we depart for Meknes, old walled (40 km) imperial city located in the heart of the Mid Atlas. On arrival enjoy a panoramic tour; admire the great Bab Al Mansour Gate, Morocco’s most beautiful gate and the most well-known monument in town. Afterwards we depart for Fez, the most monumental one of the Imperial Cities, its University of “Karaouyne” is the largest Islamic sanctuary in Morocco and ancient theological schools. Dinner at the hotel and overnight stay in Fez.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 (Monday): Fez

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a morning city tour of Fez, visiting the most interesting points: the 7 gates of the Royal Palace, Jewish Quarters or Mellah, the gate of Bab Bou Jelous and a walking tour of the “Medina” (Old City), declared World Heritage Site. The afternoon is free.  You might prefer to join the optional dinner (not included) with a show tonight instead of dinner at the hotel.  Dinner at the hotel and overnight stay in Fez.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 (Tuesday): Fez - Tangier - Tarifa - Costa Del Sol

After breakfast at the hotel departure to Tangier. Transfer to the pier to board the ferry to return across the strait of Gibraltar back to Spain. Drive towards the Costa del Sol. On arrival in Costa del Sol, end of services.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Escorted Tour Includes:

  • Guided sightseeing panoramic tours in Rabat, Casablanca, Marrakech, Meknes and Fez
  • Multilingual Tour Escort during the tour
  • Transportation in Air conditioned deluxe motor-coach
  • Daily breakfast and 4 dinners
  • Accommodations at selected class hotels
  • Travel insurance
  • Only one piece of luggage per person is allowed. Passengers have to go through customs control with their own luggage

 

Not Included:

  • International Flights
  • Any meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Optionals
  • Personal expenses and tips

 

Superior 3 - 4* Hotels (or similar):

  • Casablanca: Mogador Marina
  • Marrakech: Mogador Kasbah / Zalagh Kasbah
  • Fez: Menzeh Zalagh

 

Superior Plus 4 - 5* Hotels (or similar):

  • Casablanca: Grand Mogador City Center
  • Marrakech: Les jardins d'Agdal / Palm Plaza
  • Fez: Ramada Zalagh / Parc Palace

 

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: 5 Days/4 Nights
  • Type: Coach Tour
  • Departures: July - December 2020, January - December 2021 & January - March 2022
  • Cities Visited: Costa Del Sol, Tarifa, Casablanca, Marrakech, Rabat, Meknes, Fez, Tangier, Tarifa, Costa del Sol
  • Price From: $ 889