D1 - CASABLANCA (D)
Arrival in Casablanca Mohamed
Vth Airport. Meeting by your A/C minibus and
private guide followed by transfer to your hotel. (Check in from 2.00 p.m.)
Panoramic tour of the city according to the arrival schedule. Dinner and
overnight at Hotel.
D2- CASABLANCA RABAT (B, D)
09.00 : Visit of the momentous
Hassan II Great Mosque in Casablanca, a magnificent art work of architecture and Moroccan handicraft,
followed by a panoramic tour along the seaside road , the harbour area, onto the city centre, and the
Habbous district. Time at leisure for lunch, thentour of the old medina and on to Rabat, the
Imperial Garden Capital of Morocco. Brieforientation tour before check in at hotel for dinner and overnight
D3- RABAT-MEKNES-FES (B,D)
Morning visit of Rabat:
see the Mausoleum of late King Mohamed
Vth, a jewel of hispano-moorish architecture, the Hassan Tower nearby and the
Oudayas Kasbah overlooking the mouth of the BouRegreg River.. Then onto Meknes, former Imperial city built at the
end of the 17th century by King Moulay Ismael. The visit includes the Old
ramparts, the Moulay Ismael stables, Granaries and House of Water, Bab El Mansour, one of the most
beautiful gate in Morocco and the beautiful Moulay Ismael Mausoleum facing the
Aguedal basin. Lunchthen on to Fes via
MoulayIdriss, - a picturesque village hanging on the hills and sheltering the
tomb of MoulayIdrissIst, father to the founder of Fes- and Volubilis , a Roman archaeologic site.
Arrival in Fes for check in at hotel and dinner and overnight.
D4 – Monday - FES (B,D)
sightseeing of 1.000 years old Fes, founded by King MoulayIdriss 1st: see the
Medina, the old coranic schools, the Karaouyine Mosque (from outside only)
which was the largest University of the world in the 13th century with
already more than 3.000 students.optional lunch in the médina
In the afternoon visit the modern part of the
city, including –as Fes is also the capital
of handicrafts - the famous "potters" district. Dinner and overnight
D5- FES - MARRAKECH (B,D)
Morning leave to Marrakech
across the Middle Atlas mountains, through the village of Immouzzer du Kandar,
the lake of DaietAoua, Ifrane ski resort in the heart of a cedar forest.
Then after Azrou and Khenifra, down the Tadla
valley and the rich agricultural area of BeniMellal where a break is planned for lunch.
A rather long day trip but very enjoyable due to
the numerous changes of the scenery: fertile valleys, mountains and hills,
farming areas, or long stretches of pastureland scattered by villages etc...
Late afternoon arrival in Marrakech. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
D6- MARRAKECH (B,D)
After breakfast at hotel,
enjoy a full day sightseeing of Marrakech; in the morning the historical monuments:
the Koutoubia Mosque, the Bahia Palace and the beautiful Saadian Tombs. Lunch in hotel.
In the afternoon discover the labyrinthine
souks with their numerous tiny little shops bustling of activity, and Djemaa El
Fna square with its medieval open air entertainment.
Moroccan dinner with folklore show and Fantasia
(traditional Moroccan horse exhibition/race) , under the Caid’s tents in the Palmgrove 9 kms from the City
centre. Overnight at your hotel
In the morning, transfer to
Marrakech Ménara airport or Casablanca
Airport in time for your departure flight.