Morocco

Interwoven African, Arab and Berber cultures marked by European influence form all together Morocco's image. It is one of the most favourable travel destinations in Africa. Casablanca is the largest, modern city and the country's economic capital. Sights not to be missed include the Old Medina, the Royal Palace and the Hassan 11 Mosque, which is reputed to be the biggest in the world with its beautiful tile works.

Morocco information
Language:
Arabic, French & English
Capital:
Casablanca
Currency:
Moroccan Dirham
Visas:
Visas are required for SA passport holders
Health req:
None
Time:
GMT+0
Electricity:
110/220 volts AC, 50Hz
Weather:
Dec - Jan; cooler months
Jun - Sep; hotter months; Rainfalls Nov - Mar

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IMPERIAL CITIES - 07 NIGHTS / 08 DAYS
CASABLANCA, MENKES, RABAT, FEZ, MARRAKECH

Day 1: Welcome at Mohammed V airport. Brief review of the tour during your transfer to the hotel. Check in, dinner and accommodation.
Day 2: Visit of the economic capital of Morocco: the central market, the Habous district, the Royal Palace, the Mohamed V square, the residential area of Anfa and the outside of the mosque Hassan 11. Fish lunch at one of the seafront restaurants. Continuation to Rabat, city tour: the Royal Palace, (Mechouar), the Oudaya Kasbah, the Mohamed V mausoleum, the Hassan Tower. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 3: Departure to Meknes and visit of the Ismalian capital famous for its 40 km long walls, visit of the Bab Mansour, the Royal stables and the Jewish quarter. After lunch, continuation to the holy city of Moulay Idriss, and via the ruins of the Roman city of Volubilis, continuation to Fez. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 4:

The whole day is devoted to the city-sightseeing of Fez, the religious capital of Morocco : the medieval Medina with its Attarine and Bou Anania Medersas, the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum, and the Karaouine mosque. Moroccan lunch at a traditional restaurant in the Medina. Afternoon, visit of Fez Jdid. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel. In the evening, possibility to attend the magnificent « sound and light » show.

Day 5:

Departure to Marrakech passing by the Berber village of Immouzer du Kandar and Ifrane. Lunch and a moment of relaxation in Beni Mellal one of the agricultural centres of Morocco. Arrival in Marrakech in the late afternoon. Check in at the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 6:

Visit of historical Marrakech: the Menara garden, the Saadian tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia and the Dar Si Saïd Museum. Lunch at the hotel. Afternoon, visit of the famous Djemaa El Fna square with its surrounding souks and handicraft quarters. Dinner with fantasia show. Accommodation at the hotel.

Day 7: Morning at leisure. Lunch at the Moroccan restaurant, then departure to Casablanca. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 8:

Transfer to the Airport, with departure assistance formalities.

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