5-day Casablanca–Rabat–Meknes–Volubilis–Fez–Casablanca Private Tour
This tour starts and ends in Casablanca. You will also travel through Rabat, Meknes, Volubilis, and Fez, exploring these royal cities, meeting local artisans, and enjoying fantastic local architecture.
The Kasbah of Udayas is a medieval fortress district that was the first settlement of Rabat. Look out from Rabat’s ancient port and enjoy the beautiful sea view.
Next to the famous Hassan Tower, the Mausoleum of Mohammad V is another landmark of Rabat. You can admire the impressive Moroccan architecture.
The Royal Stables is the ruins of an early-18th-century complex that could once house up to 12,000 horses.
Volubilis is one of the largest and most important archaeological sites in Morocco, with the remains of settlements dating from the pre-Roman to the early Islamic periods.
Explore the medieval Medina of Fez, Al-Attarine Madrasa or Bou Inania Madrasa, the Nejjarine Fountain, the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss.
Hassan II Mosque is the third largest mosque in the world. Located by the ocean. a third of the mosque was built over the sea to commemorate the fact that Morocco’s Arab ancestors came from the sea.
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Arrive at Mohammed V International Airport, where your personal guide will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy dinner at your hotel.
This is a long day, involving of about 4 hours of driving.
After about a 1½-hour drive from Casablanca, you will arrive in Rabat, the administrative capital of Morocco. Visit the Royal Palace (El Mechouar), the Kasbah of the Udayas, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, and the Hassan Tower in the unfinished mosque.
Then, drive for about 2 hours to Meknes. Lunch at a local restaurant is optional (we could prepare a packed lunch for the journey). In the afternoon, visit the imperial capital of Morocco that has the longest ramparts (40 km or 25 mi long). There, you can visit the famous Bab Mansour Gate, the Royal Stables, and the Jewish Quarter.
Next, continue driving for about one hour to Fez, through the holy city of Moulay Idriss and via the ruins of Volubilis, the once great Roman city.
Dinner is at your Fez hotel.
The whole day is devoted to visiting this spiritual capital. You can explore the medieval Medina of Fez, Al-Attarine Madrasa or Bou Inania Madrasa (a madrasa is an Islamic college), the Nejjarine Fountain, the Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss, and Al-Karaouine Mosque (from the outside). Lunch (optional) will be at a traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina (the old walled part of the town).
In the afternoon, visit the souks (bazaars) and Fez Jdid (the most historical quarter with a medieval palace). Enjoy dinner at your hotel.
Travel by road to Casablanca in about 5 hours. Lunch could be at a local restaurant in Casablanca is optional.
In the afternoon, explore Morocco’s economic capital: Central Market, the harbor district, the Royal Palace, the Muhammed V Square, the residential area of Anfa, and the outside of the Hassan II Mosque. Dinner will be available at your Casablanca hotel.
Breakfast is at the hotel, after which we will take you to Mohammed V International Airport for your flight.
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Our airport transfer drivers will meet you with your name sign and see you off at the airport.
Your English-speaking driver will provide private transport between destinations from Day 2 to Day 4.
Private City Guides
In Casablanca, Rabat, Meknes, Volubilis and Fez, you will have a private English-speaking guide who will guide you and help you to discover the places and share their local knowledge and perspectives with you. Feel free to ask questions as our guides are ready to provide you with insights into their local culture, history, and life.
Breakfasts and Meals
Breakfasts and dinners are included in the tour. Usually, buffet breakfasts are available in your hotels.
Transportation between Cities: Enjoy Great Views along the Way!
A private vehicle is the main transportation tool between cities in Morocco. Some days you may have a 3–5-hour drive to the next destination, or even longer. Your private driver will make some stops along the way to help ease your journey and to soak up the views.
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