9 days Casablanca Meknes Fes Marrakech
This 9 Days Casablanca Meknes Fes Marrakech begins in the contemporary city of Casablanca and takes you across Morocco’s rich tapestry. From there, go to the imperial city of Meknes, where you can see its ancient sights and colorful marketplaces. Continue to Fes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with historic medinas and cultural treasures. The journey concludes in Marrakech, noted for its busy souks, famous sites, and colorful street life. Immerse yourself in Morocco’s various landscapes, interesting history, and lively culture, and you’ll leave with memories that last a lifetime.
Morocco Itinerary: 9 days Casablanca Meknes Fes Marrakech
Arrive at Casablanca Airport for your first day of 9 days Casablanca Meknes Fes Marrakech. Your local tour guide will meet you and then escort you to your hotel (depending on your time of arrival). Dinner and stay overnight.
Today After breakfast at the hotel, you will have a short city tour of Casablanca, the largest city in Morocco; it is the heart of commerce and industry. You will visit the Hassan II mosque, built on water alongside the Atlantic Ocean. Later on, you will depart for Rabat. Stopping for lunch, then having a sightseeing tour of the administrative capital of Morocco. You will go to the Royal Palace, the Mausoleum of Mohamed V, and the Hassan Tower, which is the minaret of an incomplete mosque that Yaacoub al-Mansour, the Almohad ruler, started. You may also visit the Kasbah des Oudaias, white houses with blue-painted parapets located near the Atlantic coast. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
Today After breakfast at the hotel, you will travel to Meknes, then to the nearby city of Fes. Meknes is the third imperial city of Morocco, and with its famous door, it is known as “The Versailles of Morocco. You will explore Bab El Mansour, one of the most beautiful gateways. Continue your sightseeing tour by visiting the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail. You will have time for lunch, then visit the old and new Medina. Later on you will visit the village of Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, which is a place of pilgrimage for Moroccans. Afterward, you will discover the ancient Roman ruins of Volubulis. Finally, drive to Fes.Enjoy your evening with traditional Moroccan dinner. Spend the night in a riad or hotel.
Today, after breakfast, you will have a sightseeing tour to explore the Royal City of Fès. Your morning will be spent visiting the medieval Medina (old city) with its ramparts and narrow streets, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981. You will see the 16th-century Merinid Tomb Ruins. You will visit the Bouanania and the Attarine Medersas, constructed in the early 14th century by the Merinides, the Karaouine Mosque (the ancient educational centre of Islamic learning), and the Nejjarine Marble Fountain. You will have a break for lunch at a typical Moroccan restaurant. Continuing on your visit, you will view the decorated gate of Bab Boujeloud, the medieval tanneries, and the Royal Palace. Then visit the Souks (local markets), where merchants and craftsmen sell their hand-made jewellery, leather goods, copperware, and pottery. Dinner and accommodation at a hotel
After breakfast at the hotel, departure to Marrakech (the pearl of the south) through the Middle Atlas via Ifran, Azrou, and Beni Mellal In Ifran, “known as the Moroccan Switzerland,” you will see the stone lion before we continue on our drive to Azrou. Later on, you will have the chance to view the old tree (800 years old, named Cedre Gouraud) and meet the monkeys in the cedar forest. From here we cross Azrou, a Berber town known for its green tiled roofs. We will reach Beni Mellal, where you will enjoy your lunch. Continuing our drive, you may visit the impressive Ouzoud Waterfalls before we arrive in Marrakech, where you will enjoy your evening meal and spend the night in a Riad or hotel.
Today can be devoted to sightseeing in Marrakech, the imperial city of the south. You will visit the Koutoubia Mosque and admire its tower, the Majorelle Garden, a botanical garden with its varied plants, the 16th-century Saadian Tombs, all decorated in colourful mosaic tiles, and the 19th-century Bahia Palace with its beautiful eastern architecture. You will have a break for lunch. In the afternoon, you will have time to explore the fascinating Souks and the narrow alleys around Djemâa El-Fna Square. In the evening, you will be enchanted with snake charmers, singers, acrobats, dancers, narrators, and storytellers, moving from one group to another. Enjoy your dinner and spend the night in a hotel or Riad.
This morning, after breakfast, we will leave Marrakech, “the red city,” toward Essaouira. You can learn about the production of argan oil by visiting a women-run factory. You will explore the port of the coastal tourist town of Essaouira. Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch in the medina. The afternoon is at your leisure for personal exploration; you can swim and relax on the beach. Enjoy your evening meal and spend the night in a Riad or hotel.
Today we will leave Essaouira toward Casablanca, “the commercial centre of Morocco,” via the coastal road while admiring the views. We will pass by Safi, then go to Oualida, where you will enjoy delicious seafood in this wonderful place. After lunch, we will continue to Casablanca while passing by El Jadida (also known as Mazagan), an ancient medina that the Portuguese founded in 1513. Arrive in Casablanca early in the evening, enjoy your dinner, and stay overnight in a hotel.
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