Morocco Tour of Imperial Cities: A Historical & Cultural Exploration

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Countries Visited

Morocco

Places Visited

Casablanca, Rabat, Marrakech, Fes

Suggested Duration

9 Days

You can hear the spirit of Morocco embodied in the rhythmic streets of Marrakesh. The sounds of the ocean inspire the blissful call to prayer at the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca. Marvel at the Atlas Foothills and lose yourself in the labyrinthine streets of the Medina in Fes. Find the ineffable heritage of Morocco on this 9-day tour that will take you to the edge of wonder and into the luxuries of historic mansions. Experience history and discover the true marvels that create the soul of Morocco.

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Trip Highlights

  • Experience the heritage of Morocco in revitalized cultural mansions and palaces known as riads
  • Witness traditional Moorish design and architecture decorating historic palaces and mosques
  • Explore the meandering streets of treasured Old Cities
  • Indulge in Moroccan culture by visiting the famous marketplaces
  • View the largest minaret in the world at the Hassan II Mosque
  • Discover the charming Imperial City of Meknes
  • Visit alpine villages that maintain their unique French influence

Detailed Description

The true spirit of Morocco rises out of the culture that has defined the country’s history.  It is spread through the landscape that has shaped the people and the cities in which they live. This custom tailored Morocco trip will take you into the various hearts of the country to experience the embracing people and the historic palaces that helped fashion this unique world.  Hidden behind the walls of the Medina are the treasured riads. The mansions once belonged to royalty and continue to look out over the city’s they once governed.

Find the charm of the old world inside the luxuries of the modern world when you arrive in Casablanca. The city is emblematic of a modern and cosmopolitan connection to a celebrated past. Explore the depths of history on a guided tour of the city. Visit the Central Market and Hassan II Mosque. Make your way to Rabat for a city with a more relaxed paced. The blissful streets are lined with palm trees and the historic borders date back beyond the Roman Empire.

Spend time in the imperial city of Meknes to witness the surrounding plains just below the Middle Atlas. The quiet city is enchanting. Continue onward to Fes and find the dynastic streets displaying their 1,200-year-old history. Donkeys pull carts through the Old City and the skyline is filled with towering minarets. Travel through the foothills and visit the alpine cities of Immouzer du Kandar and Ifrane, filled with the remnant culture of French Colonialism in the encompassing resort ambiance.

Arrive in Marrakesh and find the vibrant city endlessly animated. The main square of Djemaa el-Fna fills with shops and snake charmers. Rooftop cafes offer panoramic views of the old streets. Your guide takes you through the charming Menara Gardens and through the graceful Saadien Tombs. The beauty of the city is in its persistent culture that informs its contemporary streets. Return to Casablanca and a private transfer will escort you to the airport for your flight home. The spirit of Morocco’s past is influential and enchanting.

Starting Price

$2,020 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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