Day 1: Arrival to Casablanca – Transfer to Rabat
Arrival at Casablanca Med V airport, you will be received by one of our English-speaking drivers, then transfer to your riad in the old medina of Rabat, the city known as the capital of Morocco which is a 1h20min drive from the Med V airport.
Day 2: Exploring Rabat & It′s Medina
At 9:30 a.m you will be met by an official local tour guide and your driver for an orientation tour, a great introduction of Rabat with its wide streets and its historical monuments including Kasbah Oudayah, the Hassan Tower and the Mausoleum of Mohamed V. You may go for lunch before you visit the Royal Palace of Rabat with your guide and then end up in Chellah also known as Sala Colonia, which is a medieval fortified necropolis located in the south of Rabat. In the afternoon, you will return back to your riad for the 2nd night in Rabat.
Day 3 : Rabat to Fez via Meknes & Volubilis
After breakfast, you set off to Fez, en route you stop to visit the Imperial city called Meknes, which use to be the capital of Morocco under the reign of Moulay Ismail. Among its attractions, the Bab Mansour & Bab Lakhmis, Hri Souani, and Agdal reservoir. A quick lunch before heading to the Roman ruins called Volubilis across the fertile farmlands, a popular area with wineries. Once in Volubilis, you will be guided on a walking tour of about 1h30 to learn more about the roman existence in Morocco. Before Volubilis, there is a small holy town nestled in the mountains called Moulay Driss Zerhoun, holding a special place in the hearts of the Moroccan people. Given the arrival of Moulay Idris I bringing the religion of Islam with him. You will end up in Fez later in the evening, walk through the narrow alleyways to reach your riad in Fez for the next 2 nights.
Day 4: Exploring Fez Medina
At 9:30 a.m you will be met by an official local tour guide and your driver for an orientation tour, a great introduction of Fes or Fez with its medina and its historical monuments including Mederassas, Mosques & Palaces. A full-day guided tour is scheduled here in Fez. Fez is the intellectual capital of the kingdom and was considered Mecca of the west and Athena of Africa. It is the biggest city in the country after Casablanca with a population of approximately 1 million. This city is a former capital and one of the country’s four imperial cities. Fez comprises three distinct parts, Fes el Bali which is the oldest part surrounded by a big wall, where are more than 9000 narrow streets and allies. Fes-Jdid or the new Fez, home of the Mellah the Jewish quarter, and the Ville Nouvelle the newest section of Fez created during the French occupation. Fes el Bali is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The medina of Fes is the largest in the world. Among its narrow streets and allies, the oldest university in the world is located; The University of Al-Karaouine, founded in AD 859. This University is still operating nowadays.
Day 5: Back Home
Pick up from your riad in Fez and transfer to Casablanca airport for your return flight back home according to your flight details. It is a 4h drive/journey through the motorways.
RABAT & FEZ MULTI-CITY BREAK 4 NIGHTS INCLUSIONS
- A/C licensed vehicle Minibus or SUV throughout the tour, diesel, tolls, parking
- English speaking driver
- Local guides in Rabat, Fes medina, and Volubilis
- 2 nights in Rabat riad, 1 double room bed & breakfast daily
- 2 nights in Fes medina riad, 1 double room, bed & breakfast daily
- Local taxes