IMPERIAL CITIES - 8 days / 7 nights

MOROCCO COACH TOUR - IMPERIAL CITIES - 8 days / 7 nights
November 2017 - October 2018

  • Regular Coach Tour of Morocco
  • 8 day program starting in Casablanca on Saturdays
  • Weekly departures guaranteed with 2 participants
  • Tour visits: Casbalanca, Rabat, Meknes, Fes and Marrakech

 
Day 1  Saturday                     CASABLANCA
On arrival at Casablanca Mohamed V Airport our representative will assist with transfers to your confirmed hotel for dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 2  Sunday                       CASABLANCA / RABAT
Breakfast and meet with your tour guide at 0930am. Begin sightseeing of Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, with an exterior visit of the Hassan II Mosque, sightseeing at Mohamed V Square, the Royal Palace, area of Anfa, the Habous district and the corniche. Later, perhaps stroll along the Ain Diab Sea-side or enjoy free time for lunch before departing to Rabat, visit the administrative and political capital of Morocco. In the evening check-in to your hotel. Dinner.
 
Day 3  Monday                      RABAT / MEKNES / FES
Breakfast, and then depart for Fes with a stop at the sacred Islamic Town of Moulay Idriss before continuing to Volubilis. Regarded by many as the best Roman ruins in Africa, Volubilis is, as history suggests, where the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius, of “Gladiator” fame was based during his campaign through North Africa. Then continue to the Imperial city of Meknes with its many palaces and historic buildings including an impressive 40kms of walls that still surround the city. Sightseeing highlights of the old city include the El Hdim square with its stalls, musicians and snake charmers, and Bab Mansour, one of the most impressive gates to be found in Morocco, an impressive sight and good photo opportunity, Free time for lunch. Next is fabulous Fes for hotel check-in and dinner.
 
Day 4  Tuesday                     FES
The most ancient of the Imperial cities, founded in the 8th century, Fes has become the cultural centre of Morocco. Exploring and sightseeing can be enjoyed for hours or days; this wonderful city is home to the “World Heritage Medina”, Fes el-Bali. A visit to the dyers and tanners quarters where sheep and goatskins are coloured and processed into fashionable garments is typically enjoyed by travellers.
Lunch is optional at a traditional restaurant in the Medina. Dinner at your hotel
 
Day 5  Wednesday                FES / BENI-MELLAL / MARRAKECH
After breakfast, departure to Marrakech passing through Immouzer du Kandar, Ifrane and Azrou, a berber village well known for its local handicraft. Continue through this impressive wooded and mountainous region. Next is the agricultural centre, Beni-Mellal, where free time has been allocated for lunch before continuing directly to Marrakech for hotel check-in and dinner.
 
Day 6  Thursday                    MARRAKECH
Breakfast and the whole day will be devoted to the discovery of Marrakech. "The Pearl of the South" is the second oldest Imperial city sightseeing includes the Menara garden, Saadian tombs, the Koutoubia tower, and the Bahia palace, Lunch at your hotel. In the afternoon, explore the colourful souks and the wonderfully atmospheric Djemaa El Fna square with its magical sights and sounds including snake charmers, jugglers, acrobats, storytellers, pickpockets and even dentists. Djemaa El Fna is special.
Tonight an optional fun dinner and show under Caidal tents at the famous restaurant "Chez Ali Fantasia" where you can enjoy live folklore bands, dancers and spectacular horsemen from different Moroccan regions.
 
Day 7  Friday                         MARRAKECH / CASABLANCA
Breakfast and the morning free at leisure for personal exploration or relaxation by the hotel pool, free time for lunch before your afternoon departure for Casablanca travelling via Settat, on arrival check-in for dinner and accommodation.
 
Day 8  Saturday                     CASABLANCA
After breakfast, transfer to Casablanca Mohamed V airport with assistance for your flight departure.
END OF TOUR

2017 Departure Dates
Saturdays
2018 Departure Dates
Saturdays
5* Category
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
5* Category
Per Person
in Single Room
4* Category
Per Person
in Double / Twin Room
4* Category
Per Person
in Single Room
November: 18, 25
December: 2, 9, 16
January: 6, 13, 20, 27
June: 2, 9, 16, 23
AU$1595 AU$2135 AU$1155 AU$1595
November: 4, 11
February: 3, 10, 17, 24
July: 30
August: 4, 11, 18, 25
September: 1, 8, 15, 22
AU$1715 AU$2285 AU$1285 AU$1760
December: 231, 301,2
March: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
April: 7, 14, 21, 28
May: 5, 12, 19, 26
September: 29
October: 6, 13, 20, 27
AU$1900 AU$2490 AU$1435 AU$1850
Supplement:
  • Optional full board supplement (5 lunches) 4 star & 5 star program / AUD185 per person
  • 1Compulsory for 23 & 30 Dec 2017 departures 5* star program / AUD160 per person
  • 1Compulsory for 23 & 30 Dec 2017 departures 4* star program / AUD130 per person
  • 2Compulsory Saint Sylvester dinner on 31 Dec 2017, 5* star program / AUD325 per person
  • 2Compulsory Saint Sylvester dinner on 31 Dec 2017, 4* star program / AUD425 per person
  • 5* Tour Hotels used or similar: Casablanca – Kenzi Tower, Rabat – Tour Hassan, Fez – Marriot Jnane Palace, Marrakech – Atlas Medina & Spa
  • 4* Tour Hotels used or similar: Casablanca – Idou Anfa, Rabat – Belere, Fez – Royal Mirage, Marrakech – Atlas Asni
  • (B/L/D) = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Season supplements may apply
THESE PRICES INCLUDE:
  • Welcome & assistance at Mohamed V airport
  • Half board (breakfast and dinner) accommodation at the hotel
  • Transport in air conditioned vehicle
  • Multilingual tour escort / guide throughout & local guides
  • Entrance fees indicated in program
  • Portage of luggage, tips at hotels & restaurants

Generally, coach tours in Spain, Portugal & Morocco use local guides in cities and destinations visited. Tours are also normally accompanied by a multilingual tour escort unless they are specifically listed as only ‘English Speaking’. Your tour may comprise a combination of tours and other participants in your tour may be going to or leaving for other destinations. Your tour escort may also change during the course of your program. Your fellow travellers could be from all over the world, speaking various languages. Tour information and descriptions will be given in English, and possibly Spanish and other language(s) depending on those spoken by tour participants.

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