Explore the imperial cities of Fez, Rabat,
Meknes and Marrakech, all former or
current capitals of Morocco and known
for their architecture, monuments and
vibrant souks. The tour also travels
through the country’s diverse landscapes,
from the Atlantic coast through fertile
plains to the bustling metropolis of
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Fly from London (regional connections
available) to Marrakech with easyJet. Stay at
Riad Slitine (or similar) for 2 nights. (N)
Full-day city tour of Marrakech. Highlights
include the Bahia Palace, the famous Menara
Gardens, Koutoubia mosque and the bustling
souks. Finish at Djemaa el Fna market square,
a swirling carnival of musicians, fire eaters,
storytellers and snake charmers. (B)
Morning at leisure to explore Marrakech further.
Afternoon drive to Casablanca and stay for 1
night at the Art Palace (or similar). (B)
Morning city tour of Casablanca including
the medina, Mohammed V Square, United
Nations Square and the exterior of the Hassan
II mosque. After lunch, drive to Rabat. Your
afternoon tour of the city will include the
Oudayas Garden, the ramparts and walls of
the Royal Palace and the Hassan Tower with its
mausoleum. Stay one night at the Riad Kalaa
(or similar). (B)
En route to Fez, stop at the Unesco world
heritage site of Meknes, now one of the
quieter imperial cities but once the heart of
the Moroccan sultanate. The nearby Roman
ruins of Volubilis mark the westward extent of
the Roman empire, the wealth of its former
inhabitants evident in the array of wonderful
mosaics left behind. Spend 2 nights at the Riad
Arabesque (or similar). (B)
Full-day tour of Fez, the oldest of Morocco’s
imperial cities. Visit the courtyard of the
Kairaouine mosque, the Bou Inania madrasa,
the Nejjarine fountain, the Jewish quarter
(mellah), the Palace of Fez El Bali, the tanneries
and the medina. (B)
Drive south through the Moroccan countryside
to Marrakech, via the agricultural town of Beni
Mellal. Stay overnight at the Riad Slitine (or
similar) for 1 night. (B, D)
Transfer to the airport. Fly from Marrakech to
London with easyJet. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is fully escorted
throughout by a local tour manager from arrival
Typically based in 3- and 4-star
This itinerary can
be taken privately, for which guideline prices are
shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your
exact requirements. Please call 020 7808 6784
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre- and post-tour extensions are
available in Marrakech and include 2 nights’
accommodation with arrival or departure
transfers. Alternative pre- and post-tour
extensions are also available for Essaouira,
Agadir and the Atlas mountains. Please speak to
a Cox & Kings consultant for further details.
Tucked away in a peaceful location alongside the old city walls, Les Borjs De La Kasbah is situated near the Royal Palace in the Kasbah quarter of the ancient Marrakech medina. Djemma El Fna Square and the souks are a 15-20 minute walk away.
The 18 rooms are spread around four separate patio areas. Five rooms on the ground floor offer easy access, while the remaining 13 rooms on the first floor are reached via different stairways. All rooms are minimalist in style and furnished in dark wood, however no two rooms are identical. Each is well appointed with a bath or shower and equipped with flat screen television, mini bar and air conditioning. Suites benefit from additional features and services, while Premium rooms also have space for a sitting area.
Public areas include a two sitting rooms, a lounge bar and adjacent restaurant patio, all opening onto the central courtyard...
Built at the end of the 19th century, the traditional residence was recently restored, preserving its original features. The riad has wonderful views of the capital of Fez and the Zalagh mountains and is one of the only riads in Fez to have two different entrances to the hotel, one accessible by car and the other, entrance directly into the ancient medina of Fez.
Features: 16 rooms, 2 restaurants, garden, terrace, fitness centre, sauna, spa and wellness centre, massage, jacuzzi, hammam, indoor pool.
Room amenities: air conditioning, satellite television, heating, minibar, hairdryer,...
The Riad Kalaa is situated in the heart of the medina in Rabat. The Kasbah from the Almoravide dynasty was built by the Emir Ben Tachfine in 1815 and has undergone lengthy restoration using traditional Moroccan artisanal workmanship. The Riad Kalaa has unique architecture, a harmonious and restful ambiance and each room is individually decorated in mild tones and natural materials.
Features: 11 rooms & suites, restaurant, swimming pool, spa,
Room amenities: air conditioning, television, central heating, minibar, safe,...
Located in the heart of the Medina, Riad Slitine is just a 5 minute walk from Djemma El Fna square and the nearby Jewish Quarter. It comprises of 3 interconnecting riads dating back to the 17th and 18th century and has 8 rooms and suites individually decorated in a Moroccan style. There is a small pool, hammam, massage, jacuzzi and beauty room and a restaurant. Due to the traditional architecture and design of the riad, the rooms may have small windows which are interior facing into the public areas of the riad.
Because of its location in the old city, this property can only be reached on foot; it is approximately 5 minute's walk from the nearest car access...
The Art Palace is a well-equipped boutique hotel in the centre of Casablanca, a 15-minute walk from Casablanca's cathedral. The hotel restaurant serves international and local cuisine while its lounge bar offers a variety of cocktails and Le Living Room serves tea, coffee and pastries.
Features: 25 rooms, restaurant, bar, lounge, cafe, indoor swimming pool, spa, sauna, steam room.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, DVD player, iPod docking station, tea & coffee facilities, minibar, hairdryer, safe,...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
AFM2017: 7 Nights
The Hassan II Mosque, The Chellah Necropolis, Fes Medina and the Badia Palace in Marrakech were the highlights in a tour full of interesting and colourful experiences in a packed programme. Mr Anthony Suggitt
Casablanca is rapidly developing into a modern industrial success story. The largest...
Being home to one of the oldest universities in the world, Fez is considered to be the...
One of Morocco’s four Imperial Cities, Marrakech was founded in the 11th century at the...