NORTHERN IMPERIAL MOROCCO TOUR

Best of Morocco Private Tour 2019-2020, Explore Chefchaouen, Northern and the Imperial cities of Morocco

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Departure Dates The dates are flexible and customizable for private departures

Suggested Duration 11 days / 10 nights

Pick up Casablanca Airport

Drop off Marrakech Airport

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Private Morocco Luxury Tour To Morocco's Northern and Imperial cities Description

Northern Imperial Morocco Tour Highlights

  • Explore the treasured cultures of Morocco on private tours of Marrakech and Fez
  • Discover Chefchaouen, the attractive blue pearl situated between mountain peaks
  • Discover the exotic colors of historic marketplaces in Marrakech
  • Explore CHefchaouen's vivid lanes, thriving market and kasbah
  • Listen to the enchanting tales of storytellers in the Dejemma el Fna Square
  • Discover Morocco's imperial cities
  • Meander through traditional bazaars to find unique, handmade goods
  • Northern Imperial Morocco Tour Itinerary at a Glance

    Day 1 Arrive in Casablanca and Relax with the Remaining Day at Leisure | Overnight in Casablanca

    Day 2 Casablanca - Rabat | Overnight in Rabat

    Day 3 Chefchaouen - Moulay bousselham - Asilah – Tangier – Chefchaouen | Overnight in Chefchaouen

    Day 4 Discover Chefchaouen | Overnight in Chefchaouen

    Day 5 Chefchaouen - Volubilis - Meknes - Moulay Driss Zerhourn - Fez | Overnight in Fes

    Day 6 Discover Fes | Overnight in Fes

    Day 7 Fes – Bhalil – Imouzzer Kandar – Ifran – Azrou – Khenifra - Bin el Ouidan | Overnight in Bin el Ouidan

    Day 8 Bin El Ouidane – Azilal - Ouzoud Waterfalls | Overnight in Marrakech

    Day 9 Discover Marrakech | Overnight in Marrakech

    Day 10 Discover Marrakech & Rejuvenate | Overnight in Marrakech

    Day 11 Endless Morocco (Departure Day from Marrakech Menara Airport)

    Landscapes Imperial Morocco Tour Detailed Description

    This tour will take trough the most interesting ride of your life, it is going to immensely full with culture and colors, as you are going to visit a whole other side of morocco you will discover the breathtaking blue morocco, and you will also learn about our rich history through all the special visits to the imperial cities and their surroundings.

    Landscapes Imperial Morocco Tour Places Visited

    Casablanca - Rabat - Moulay Bousselham - Larache - Asilah - Tetouan - Chefchaouen - Meknes - Volubilis - Moulay Driss Zerhour - Fes - Bhalil - Imouzzer Kandar – Ifran – Azrou – Khenifra - Beni Mellal - Bin El Ouidan - Azilal - Ouzoud Waterfalls - Marrakech

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    Northern Imperial Morocco Tour Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1: Arrive in Casablanca and Relax with the Remaining Day at Leisure | Overnight in Casablanca

    Welcome to Morocco, a country whose culture is ingrained in the landscape and emanates from the cuisine. Morocco’s glorious culture reflects the Berber and Arab influences that you will get to experience through our tour. If you arrive early to the wonderful city Casablanca, you can go sightseeing in a discovery of Casablanca, which is a port city and commercial hub in western Morocco, fronting the Atlantic Ocean, it is the economy center of Morocco and home to the grand Hassan II Mosque; the largest mosque in Africa and the 5th largest in the world.
    You will be spending the night in Rabat, Morocco’s royal city known for landmarks that speak to its Islamic and French-colonial heritage, including the Kasbah of the Udayas.

    In case you arrive late you will rest the night in the beautiful city of Casablanca, and start your journey in day 2.

    What’s Included: transfer, accommodation.

    Day 2: Casablanca - Rabat | Overnight in Rabat

    After having your delicious breakfast our driver will pick you up from your hotel, where your journey in Casablanca will begin. Casablanca is home to the amazing Moroccan culture, beautiful street architecture, and also, to the Jewish museum established in 1997, it is the only museum devoted to Judaism in the Arab world. Rabat rests along the shores of the Bou-Regreg River and the Atlantic Ocean where you'll get to spend the night and learn about the Mausoleum of Mohammed V then visit Kasbah Chellah near Oudaya Gardens, the Hassan Tower, the outside of the royal palace and much more. This city is known for landmarks that speak to its Islamic and French-colonial heritage, including the Kasbah of the Udayas. What makes Rabat even more special and an interesting part of your visit is the combination between two beautiful cultures that you can easily recognize through Rabat’s surroundings and insights.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, tour, accommodation.

    Day 3: Chefchaouen - Moulay bousselham - Asilah – Tangier – Chefchaouen | Overnight in Chefchaouen

    After having breakfast in Rabat you will be escorted to Chefchaouen, the blue picturesque city of Morocco where you will spend the two nights.
    You will have a stopover at Moulay bousselham, a village turned on one side towards the Atlantic and on the other towards the Lagoon of Merdja Zerga populated with thousands of birds, this fishing village has kept intact this soft and friendly atmosphere. Asilah, a city where all around its medina rise imposing ramparts, pierced by five gates that date from different periods, two of them are from Portuguese origin: Bab al-Homer and Bab al-Bahr. Many artists have made their home here, revealing a real community and beautiful galleries. We eat local - crab and lobster are in the spotlight – and continue your journey our journey to Chefchaouen via Tangier which is an extension of Europe with Saharan reminiscences. It is Mediterranean and Atlantic. From Cape Spartel, the extreme tip of Africa, Spain is only twelve kilometers away. We immediately fall in love with the city, like many artists in the past - Ernest Hemingway, Truman Capote or Jack Kerouac. After enjoying your day discovering many beautiful Moroccan cities our driver will take you back to your hotel in Chefchaouen where you will spend the night.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, accommodation.

    Discover Chefchaouen | Overnight in Chefchaouen

    After having breakfast in your hotel, you will start your Chefchaouen or Chaoun city tour, nicknamed the blue city.
    Chefchaouen is one of the most famous images of Morocco located in the Rif Mountains of northwest Morocco. The mountains overlook a lush valley and culminate at 8,054 feet. The city dates back to the 15th century and at first looks like the ancient antique, red-roofed cities of Morocco. You will quickly notice that the colors of the city change as you walk in the medina. The streets act like steps and climb the foothills. At first you will notice a sporadic blue door, then a blue painted wall. Suddenly the whole alley is blue, from the doors to the stones on the street. The color looks like a clear cloudless sky. The winding streets converge on the Uta el-Hammam square, home to the octagonal minaret of the Great Mosque, cafes, red-walled Kasbah and Ethnographic Museum. At the gates of the city, Talassemtane National Park offers beautiful hiking in the mountains. This city will empresses you with its artistic streets and traditional vibe.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, tour, accommodation.

    Day 5: Chefchaouen - Volubilis - Meknes - Moulay Driss Zerhourn - Fez | Overnight in Fes

    After enjoying your breakfast in your hotel, you will hit the road heading towards Fes where you will have dinner and spend the night at your hotel. On your way there you will visit Volubilis the 2000-year-old Roman ruins, The area around Volubilis has been inhabited at least since the Late Atlantic Neolithic, some 5,000 years ago; archaeological excavations at the site have found Neolithic pottery of design comparable to pieces found in Iberia. then you will enjoy your lunch in Moulay driss Zerhoun. The Mausoleum of Moulay Idriss is Morocco's most important pilgrimage site created by Moulay Isamail. Along the way you will visit Meknes (my home town) a city in northern Morocco known for its imperial past, with remnants including Bab Mansour, a huge gate with arches and mosaic tiling that leads into the former imperial city. The Mausoleum of Sultan Moulay Ismail; who made the city his capital in the 17th century, the city has courtyards, fabulous fountains, colorful Souks and routes. It is considered one of the most historical cities in Morocco due to all the grand historical monuments and the stories behind their creation.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, tour, accommodation.

    Day 6: Discover Fes | Overnight in Fes

    Enjoy Calmly you breakfast in your hotel, then you will get a full Fes guided city tour. Fes is a northeastern Moroccan city often referred to as the country’s cultural capital, it’s primarily known for its Fes El Bali walled medina, and for the its important impact on the history of morocco. Fes is a city full of rich history and historical monuments such as Al-Attarine Madrasa, Bab Bou Jeloud, Dar Batha and much interesting memorable places, It is here that you will be able to observe craftspeople sculpting copper, iron, wood, and making weavings or embroidery before your eyes.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, tour, accommodation.

    Day 7: Fes – Bhalil – Imouzzer Kandar – Ifran – Azrou – Khenifra - Bin el Ouidan | Overnight in Bin el Ouidane

    The sounds of the city subside under the soothing rhythm of the call to prayer. It is the medina’s most serene moment. After breakfast, your private transfer will escort you away from the ramparts of the old town and into Bin El Ouidane, a little paradise in the mountains of the Middle Atlas.

    On your way there you will have multiple stops where you will get to visit the most breathtaking places in morocco such as bhalil a town in the north of Morocco. Set on the side of a hill 6 km northwest of Sefrou, the village of Bhalil is notable for its unique cave houses located in the old part of the village, and for its eclectically colored homes, linked together by a network of bridges. Some of the cave houses in Bhalil are routinely open to tourists to visit, but are rapidly disappearing as the village modernizes. Bhalil is also known for its production of Djellaba Buttons. Village women can often be found in alleyways, chatting while they diligently work through hundreds of strings and buttons in the creation of traditional Djellaba. The village is also known for its olive oil production, and traditional bread ovens.

    You will also have a stop at imouzzer kandar a town built by the French authorities in the early 20th century, and it was arranged as a smaller version of Ifrane. The town lies 1350 metres above sea level, and offer heatstruck Fezzians cool air and the chance of swimming in the handful of pools in the region. Some of the houses around Imouzzer du Kandar remain from the French, built with nature stones and with slanting roofs, quite different from typical Moroccan style. The best day to visit is Monday, when farmers, craftsmen and vendors come to town, on other days, only basic needs are provided for.

    You will visit Ifran a city in the Middle Atlas region of Morocco, located at an elevation of 1,665 m (5,463 ft). In Tamazight, the regional Berber language, "ifran" means caves. The first permanent settlement of the area dates to the 16th century, when a sharîf by the name of Sîdî ‘Abd al-Salâm established his community in the Tizgui Valley, seven km downstream from the present town. The caves which now lie under these houses are still used as mange for animals and for storage.

    Moving on to your next stop, khenifra, a city in northern central Morocco, surrounded by the grand Atlas Mountains and located on the Oum Er-Rbia River "the mother of springtime" it is a large, long and high-throughput river. Oum Er-Rbia is fed by a large number of groundwater springs. The area near its headwaters is called "The Forty Springs" as a result, although that is a poetic term rather than an exact count, Oum Er-Rbia is the second-largest river in Morocco after the Sebou River. It originates in the Middle Atlas and passes through the city of Khénifra. Khenifra was an important military holding in the Zaian war, khenifra is inhabited by zayanes, a berber tribe, and the language spoken is a variety of central Atlas Tamazight. This beautiful city holds also Aguelmam Azegza National Park a beautiful lake surrounded by a breathtaking forest. We will then stop for Berber lunch in Tigmi N’ Fatima an elegant Berber restaurant looking at a mesmerizing view.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, accommodation.

    Day 8: Bin El Ouidane – Azilal - Ouzoud Waterfalls | Overnight in Marrakech

    Bin El Ouidane is not just a land to mountain peaks, Berber Village, Ancient Clay architecture and green lands but of wonderful lakes.
    It’s hard to imagine getting closer to nature than sleeping on a lake. You will enjoy a night staying in a quiet luxury hotel with incredible views when you can’t tell where the lake ends and the sky begins. Getting outdoors in the fresh air for your breakfast is the escape you will need to rejuvenate and start your day with full energy and positive vibes to embark in the next chapter of your tour in Morocco. The impressive 133-meter-long, 285-meter-long ridge allows for a nostalgic view of the surroundings of the dam, from there you will be on be on your way to the Ouzoud Waterfalls they are natural wonders that must be earned.

    Ouzoud Waterfalls are one of the most beautiful waterfalls in North Africa, about 110 meters high, its waters bounce on several levels and project fine droplets into the air. The cascades are almost always highlighted by a beautiful rainbow and monkeys, it is like a little piece of paradise. You will have lunch in a traditional Berber restaurant looking at the pretty waters of the chellal, before heading to Marrakech where you will spend the night.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, tour, accommodation.

    Day 9: Discover Marrakech | Overnight in Marrakech

    The red sandstone walls of Marrakech’s medina have given it the name of the Red City. At breakfast steam rises from fresh brewed mint tea, sweetened with honey. Your guide will be waiting for you to start your discovery of Marrakech’s gardens and mysteries. The locals turn in the labyrinth to get to their work. You can hear the craftsmen who start their trade, from the cobbling shoes displayed gracefully, to the shaping and smoothing leather. The City life will surround you with incredible daily details. The Berber Sanhaja tribe founded the Almoravid dynasty in the 11th century and swept through the south of morocco, demolishing opponents as they rode north, they pitched their campsite on a desolate swath of land that would become Marrakesh the great red city. Marrakech is the most important imperial city in Morocco due its heavy origins, it is a grand city filled with historical monuments known for their sophisticated architecture and beautiful colors, so as grand fabulous souks.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer, tour, accommodation.

    Day 10: Discover Marrakech & Rejuvenate | Overnight in Marrakech

    This day will allow you a rejuvenation experience in the city of Marrakech and will be customized to your likings.
    Most of our lovely clients start the day with a flight above the city and the countryside in a hot air balloon, this exotic experience will leave you with beautiful authentic memories. With a sight of Berber villages, rocky desert, desert oasis and also the high Atlas Mountains, the diversified landscapes will leave you breathless and end the day with hot relaxing Hammam experience and Massage, a passionate experience that will leave your body and spirit feeling wonderful, A good way to unwind and get ready to head back home. For the most adventurous, A day trip beyond Marrakech will be your secret to add extra glimpse to the experience. Marrakech offers a large choice of activities, such as camel riding in the palm grove of Marrakech, horse riding, quad biking, sidecar riding, whatever you decide to do with your day, we will always be happy to assist you and make sure you enjoy every single moment of it.

    What’s Included: breakfast, accommodation.

    Day 11: Endless Morocco (Departure Day from Marrakech Menara Airport)

    The Call to Prayer emanates from the Koutoubia minaret. The soothing sound fades away and is replaced by the simmering calls of vendors moving their carts to the square. At breakfast, you wrap your hands around a hot glass of fresh green tea steeped with saffron. Your private driver will meet in your hotel and escort you to Marrakech Menara Airport for your flight home. The trails took you to the north and above the mountains, along shores and through valleys. You have followed the footsteps of the Berbers to embrace the exemplary and inspiring heritage of Morocco.

    What’s Included: breakfast, transfer.

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