IMPERIAL CITIES INCLUDING TANGIER

IMPERIAL CITIES INCLUDING TANGIER
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Day 1

Arrive Casablanca

Arrival at Casablanca Mohamed V airport, meet and greet, then transfer to the riad. Check-in, dinner and accommodation. Casablanca : the "white house" in Arabic Dar El Beida : there were only white houses facing the ocean in the Anfa district. This name was given by the Spanish and Portuguese seamen or sailors who stopped there before the city was built. Casablanca is today the economic center and the gateway to the African and European continents, it has attracted many inhabitants and has now the most important population in Morocco. Casablanca is making a “lifting” with a new corniche and new avenues and designs. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2

Casablanca - Tangier

Post enjoying your breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tour of Casablanca - the business capital of the kingdom. Private sightseeing tour of Casablanca with optional entrance to the fantastic Hassan II mosque representing the best of the Moroccan architectural handicraft designs, Mohamed V Square, United Nations Square, Arab League Park : drive by The Habous district : walk there (if not seen the day before) .Hassan II Mosque optional at 12 EUR per passenger outside view included The Corniche Boulevard : stop there at Ain Diab Corniche lined with swimming pools and gastronomic restaurants Anfa : drive there through the most luxurious villas in Casablanca, it was in one of these hilltop houses in 1943, that Churchill and Roosevelt met to plan the Allied landings in Normandy. Then drive to Rabat, short sightseeing tour: visit of the main monuments. At present capital of the kingdom of Morocco, this city was built by orthodox Muslim Arabs who came from Spain and decided to settle near the Chellah necropolis whose origins stretch back to the Phoenician and Roman era. It was developed and enhanced under the reign of the Almohade king Yacoub El Mansour, who had elected Rabat to become its capital. Rabat is a garden city with distinctive trees; its elegance combines ancient history with modern culture. We’ll start the city tour with: Dar El Makhzen (Royal Palace) outside view, Hassan Tower walk there by its esplanade Mohamed V Mausoleum interior visiit Garden of the Oudayaswalk in its garden Then lunch at a local restaurant in Rabat Continue the drive to Tangier via Larache and Asilah. Then check-in at the hotel . Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3

Tangier

Once an international city, Tangier has a special character that sets it apart from other Moroccan cities. It has drawn artists and writers, from Henri Matisse to Paul Bowles and writers of the Beat generation. Tangier’s port, dominated by the medina, is the main link between Africa and Europe. This city is becoming more and more beautiful with its flowers.The history of Tangier has been shaped by the sea and by its strategic location on the Straits of Gibraltar. After breakfast and sightseeing of this mythic city Tangier, depart for Cape Spartel, where the Mediterranean sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Free time to enjoy the fabulous view at the farthest Northwest point of Africa. Continue to the Caves of Hercules and visit. Drive back to downtown Lunch at a local restaurant by the Kasbah for a beautiful view of the whole city. Then visit to Mendoubia gardens, onto the Medina (old town) for a walk ending at the Gran Socco (big market) Back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4

Tangier - Fes

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to Fes. Drive to Fez via Chaouenacharmant - small city all white and blue. Lunch at local restaurant. Arrive at Fes, Check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5

Fes

After breakfast, the whole day will be devoted to discovering Fes, the oldest of the Imperial Cities, which is well known for its spiritual and educational contributions to the Moroccan culture. Visit of the medieval Medina. You will also explore the famous souks where craftsmen still labor in the age-old oriental tradition. Discovery of this interesting medina, old city with its well organized handicrafts offering attractive souks and the main monuments that remember the story of this intellectual city where Islam begun.The Mellah (Jewish quarter) , The Medina interesting walk there and possibility to make shopping, Medersa Bou Inania interior visit, Nejjarine Square, The Karaouyine Mosque (non-muslims are not admited outside view), The tanneries, The Palaces of Fez El Bali, The modern city drive by lunch at an Arab Palace. Continue sightseeing in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 6

Fes - Marrakech

After enjoying a yummy breakfast at the hotel depart for Marrakesh via Immouzer du Kandar, a Berber village, Ifrane, a delightful ski resort, and Azrou, a Berber village known for its handicraft cooperative filled with wood carving and carpet weaving. Lunch at Beni Mellal, then continuation to Marrakesh. Arrival at the hotel, check-in and dinner. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 7

Marrakech

Breakfast at the hotel, the entire day will be devoted to Marrakesh's sightseeing, the second oldest Imperial City and definitely the "Pearl of the South". Founded by the Almoravides at the end of the 11th century, Marrakesh sits in a lush oasis nestled at the foot of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. Sightseeing tour of Marrakech: the monuments in the morning and Jemaa El Fna square in the afternoon Monuments: Menara, Koutoubia, Bahia Palace interior visit and the Saadian Tombs interior After lunch at hotel , continue with sightseeing the souks and the famous Jemaa El Fna square. Dinner at leisure at an Arab palace in the medina. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 8

Depart for way back to your home

After breakfast, transfer to airport for your return flight. Assistance for loading. Today our trip ends and you return home with the sweet memories of the trip.

Inclusions

  • The arrival and departure transfers airport / hotel in Casablanca.
  • The sightseeing with entrance to the main monuments.
  • Daily breakfast except day 01 at all the hotels.
  • Daily dinner at all the hotels.
  • The carrying of luggage at airport and hotels.
  • The tips for meals.
  • Taxes.

Exclusions

  • The beverage during the meals.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Technical visit of the mosque Hassan II in Casablanca 12 euro extra.
  • International air ticket, Domestic Ticket if any, Airport taxes.
  • Over-seas Mediclaim Insurance.
  • Visa.
  • Meals other than those specified (if any).
  • Tips, Laundry, telephone, optional excursions and other items of a personal nature.
  • Cost of foreign exchange for personal use.
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘Inclusions’ head.
  • Goods & Service Tax : 5%.

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Accommodation

City Name Hotel Name
Tangier Atlas Rif or similar
Note : Hotels are subject to change due to availability reasons, and may be substituted with others of similar category and star rating.

Terms & Conditions

  • Price mentioned is on per person basis for two persons travelling together and sharing same room.
  • Bookings are subject to availability of rooms with the hotels.
  • The above package rate is not valid during national holidays, festivals & long weekends. Surcharges applicable.
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
  • Rates are valid for Indian Nationals only.

Cancellation Charges

No of days prior to departure Charges Applied On
0-7 Days 100 % Package price per person
8-14 Days 75 % Package price per person
15-29 Days 50 % Package price per person
30-45 Days 25 % Package price per person
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