Imperial Cities Private Tour

Join us on a journey to explore Morocco's most important cities on our 8 days long imperial cities private tour.

An 8 days journey through Morocco:

Embark on an 8-day-long Imperial Cities Private Tour through centuries of history, architecture, and culture. Explore the four majestic cities that once served as the heart of Moroccan royalty: Marrakesh, Fes, Rabat, and Meknes. Eat traditional Moroccan cuisine, sip on mint tea, and get lost in the labyrinthine medinas. With the comfort and flexibility of a private tour, you will have the chance to delve deep into the cultural tapestry of Morocco at your own pace, led by an expert local guide who will reveal the stories and secrets of these remarkable cities.

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What to expect from our Imperial Cities Private Tour:

Day 1: Arrival in Casablanca

Upon arrival in Casablanca, you’ll be taken to your hotel by a private driver. Depending on the time of day, you might have some free time to explore this cosmopolitan city. You’ll find wide boulevards adorned with palm trees, the stunning Hassan II Mosque showcasing Moorish influences, and art galleries depicting the lives of locals. Take this opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of Casablanca and the magic of Morocco.

Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat – Meknes – Volubilis – Fes

After breakfast, your journey continues to Rabat, Morocco’s administrative capital. Along the way, you’ll visit notable landmarks like the Hassan Tower, the Mohamed V Memorial, and the Kasbah of Oudaya, known for its picturesque white and blue buildings and views of the Atlantic. Next, you’ll explore Meknes, a city renowned for olives and olive oil production. You can witness this firsthand at the Lahdime local market. You’ll also explore the UNESCO-listed archaeological site of Volubilis, known for its Latin inscriptions and stunning mosaics. The day ends in the medieval city of Fes.

Secret Fes Walking Tour

Day 3: Fes City Tour

After breakfast, meet your local guide to explore Fes’ old medina. This is the oldest imperial city, with over 9,000 alleyways to explore. Your day includes visits to the Royal Palace gate, the tile and mosaics cooperative, Koranic schools, the Nejjarine fountain, the Karaouine Mosque University, and the famous leather tanneries where local artisans work on various animal skins. You’ll also savor some of Fes’ unique cuisine. In the evening, you’ll travel to Rabat to see the unfinished Hassan Mosque tower, dating back to the 12th century. You can get an idea about this tour by checking out our Secret Fes walking tour.

Day 4: Fes – Ifrane – Azrou – Marrakesh

Today, your journey takes you from Fes to Ifrane, where you can photograph the iconic lion statue and explore Prince Street. The route then leads to Azrou, known for woodworking and vibrant red carpets. After a lunch stop in Beni Mellal, you’ll arrive in the enchanting red city of Marrakesh.

Day 5: Marrakesh City Tour

Your day in Marrakesh begins with a guided tour. You’ll visit the beautiful Majorelle Gardens, Bahia Palace with its exquisite mosaics, the Saadian Tombs, and Marrakesh’s bustling souks. The tour concludes at Jemaa el-Fna, a lively square filled with snake charmers, street food stalls, musicians, and more. You can get an idea about this tour by checking out our Secret Marrakesh walking tour.

Marrakesh Behind The Scenes

Day 6: Marrakesh at Leisure

Explore Marrakesh at your own pace. Marrakesh offers a wide range of activities for leisure. You can explore vibrant gardens, modern entertainment centres, upscale shopping, golf courses, nightlife venues, and traditional Hammam and Spa centres. Additionally, you can participate in cooking classes to discover the local cuisine.

Day 7: Marrakesh – Casablanca

You have the option to spend the morning in Marrakesh or depart early for Casablanca. Upon arrival, you can check into your hotel and enjoy relaxation or take a stroll along the waterfront.

Day 8: Departure

Depending on your flight schedule, make your way to Casablanca International Airport. During your journey home, you’ll have plenty of stories to share about your incredible experiences in Morocco, from the Arabian allure to the Berber traditions.

Tour Highlights:

Marrakesh: Stroll through the bustling Jemaa el-Fnaa square, visit the ornate Bahia Palace, and explore the tranquil Majorelle Gardens.

Fes: Uncover the medieval medina and explore the most magnificent souks lined with different traditional shops and workshops.

Rabat: Discover the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, the Royal Palace, and the historic Kasbah of the Udayas.

Meknes: Delve into the grandeur of the Bab Mansour gate.

Why Book This Tour:

Our Imperial Cities Private Tour offers an exclusive and personalised experience! By booking this tour, you’ll benefit from a private guide who will provide insights into Moroccan history, culture, and traditions, ensuring a richer and more immersive experience as we’ve carefully curated an itinerary that strikes a balance between historical exploration and cultural immersion. With us, you’ll navigate the bustling medinas with ease, enjoy the flavours of Moroccan cuisine, and gain a deep appreciation for the country’s imperial heritage.

About Your Guide:

Our guides are carefully chosen not just for their expertise but for their passion for Morocco’s rich tapestry of stories. Each is a Morocco native, deeply embedded in the rhythms of the city, and fluent in both English and Arabic. Their insights offer a window into the everyday life and history of the Imperial Cities, making your journey an amalgamation of folk tales, personal anecdotes, and intricate details that won’t be found in any guidebook. Journey with us, and you’ll be journeying with the best, ensuring a connection to the Imperial Cities that is both genuine and profound.

Tour conditions:

Cancellation policy: You can cancel your booking up to 7 days in advance. If you cancel your booking less than 7 days before the tour we won’t be able to issue a refund. Certain exceptions apply such as emergency situations. Please note, we reserve the right to cancel the tour up to 72 hours in advance. We will do so if our guide is unavailable due to a sudden change or if we do not have the minimum number of participants required for the tour.