Morocco Royal Wonders

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8 days itinerary
Casablanca, Fes, Meknes, Volubilis, Rabat, Marrakech
Cultural Exploration, Historical Discovery, Culinary Delight

Historical Insights

Explore the architectural wonders of Morocco, including the iconic Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, the ancient medinas of Fes and Marrakech, and UNESCO-listed sites like Volubilis.

Cultural Immersion

Engage with local traditions in the vibrant medinas of Fes and Marrakech, savor the diverse flavors of Moroccan street food on a guided food tasting tour, and relax with the option of a traditional Moroccan hammam experience.

Culinary Exploration

Embark on a culinary adventure with a guided food tasting tour in Fes, sampling traditional Moroccan street food. Indulge in the diverse flavors, from M’semen to Kaab el Ghazal (Gazelle Horns).

City Highlights

Discover the historical gems of each city, from the regal landmarks of Meknes and Rabat to the vibrant atmosphere of Marrakech's Jemaa El Fna Square.

Community Engagement

Participate in workshops to learn traditional crafts, including pottery and zellij tilework, directly from local artisans.

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Arrival in Casablanca

Welcome to Casablanca, the vibrant economic heart of Morocco. Your trip with Zayan begins with the warmest of welcomes, as your personal driver - knowledgeable and friendly - greets you at the airport.

You'll be promptly transferred to your hotel in Casablanca, a haven of comfort and elegance.

If you arrive early, seize the opportunity to explore the awe-inspiring Hassan II Mosque, a marvel of architecture that showcases Moroccan craftsmanship.

Should you arrive later, rest assured—the mosque visit will be thoughtfully rescheduled for the next morning.

Casablanca, Meknes, and Arrival in Fes

Start your day with a leisurely breakfast, setting the stage for your journey to Fes with your personal driver.

The day includes a stop in Meknes, known as the 'Versailles of Morocco.' Visit the 18th-century Heri es Souani, admiring the preserved granaries and stables from Sultan Moulay Ismail's era.

Your visit takes you to the Dar Jamai Music Museum, exhibiting traditional Moroccan music and instruments, each narrating stories from diverse Moroccan communities.

Stroll through Lahdim Square and the iconic Bab Mansour gate with your guide, where each cobblestone recounts tales of the past.

Continue to Fes, where your boutique guest house awaits, seamlessly blending historical charm with modern luxury.

Fes: A Treasure Trove of Cultural Wonders

Start your day in Fes's walled medina, a maze alive with spice aromas and artisanal sounds, reflecting Moroccan tradition. With your local guide, explore hidden corners that reveal Fes's character.

Visit the Foundouk Nejjarine, a caravanserai-turned-museum showcasing woodcraft, and the Bou Inania Madrasa, highlighting Merinid design from 1358.

At the renowned Tannery, observe artisans crafting leather goods, a generations-old practice. Continue to an atelier where master craftsmen create Zellij tiles, embodying Morocco's artistic heritage

Wander the souk market, a vibrant mix of colors, scents, and sounds, then explore a traditional “F’rnatchi”, a bakery that also warms the nearby hammam, highlighting Moroccan ingenuity.

End your day at your boutique guest house, a peaceful retreat.

Fes: Tasting Food Tour

Today, a culinary adventure awaits with a guided food tasting tour. Wander through Fes's lively souks with your experienced local guide, sampling traditional Moroccan street food.

From the layered delicacy of M'semen to the sweet allure of Kaab el Ghazal (Gazelle Horns), each flavor is a revelation of Morocco's diverse culinary landscape.

Enjoy a relaxed afternoon with the option of a traditional Moroccan hammam experience, offering a chance to connect with Moroccan traditions and enjoy a moment of relaxation.

Volubilis Ruins and Rabat

After breakfast, drive to Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where captivating Roman ruins adorned with exquisite mosaics and vibrant tiles bring Roman mythology to life.

Continue to Rabat, the capital of Morocco, and explore its regal landmarks, such as Hassan Tower and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. Discover the Kasbah of the Udayas and the Royal Palace, followed by immersion in the lively old town

Rabat to Marrakech

Indulge in a leisurely breakfast and drive to Marrakech, arriving in the afternoon. Marrakech was once the capital of the Almoravid, a medieval empire stretching from Andalusia to Senegal.

Settle into your sumptuous guest house—a haven of luxury and elegance.

End your day by immersing yourself in the lively atmosphere of the vibrant Jemaa El Fna square, from a café terrace with tea, offering a panoramic view of the action.

Unveiling the Authentic Soul of Marrakech

Start your Marrakech day with a hearty breakfast, then meet your local guide in the riad lobby, ready to reveal the city's cultural treasures.

First, visit the Yves Saint Laurent Moroccan Gardens, a lush oasis where art and nature merge, demonstrating the designer's deep affection for the city.

Next, visit Bahia Palace, built by Si Moussa, the Sultan's former slave turned Grand Vizier. This architectural gem showcases ornate rooms and courtyards, reflecting sultanic luxury and history.

Visit the Saadian Tombs, built in 1557, a royal burial ground for Saadian sultans that also includes grave of a Jewish adviser, highlighting Morocco's diverse history and the architectural splendor of the era.

Explore Jamaa el-Fna Square, the city's vibrant hub with storytellers, entertainers, and artisans, then navigate the Medina's bustling souks, immersed in the scents of spices and merchant calls, for a true sense of Marrakech's lively trade culture.

After soaking in the day's experiences, relax at your guest house before enjoying a gastronomic feast at a renowned local restaurant, complete with live music, candle-laden dancers, and belly dancers for a memorable evening of Moroccan culture.

Homeward Journey

Today, your personal driver ensures a smooth transfer to the airport for your departure

Though your journey with Zayan ends at the airport, the memories, stories and connections you've made will continue to resonate for a long time.

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Elaine Finkelstein

Morocco Travel Expert

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Elaine Finkelstein

Morocco Travel Expert

Are you ready for a Moroccan adventure tailored just for you?

Contact me today, and together, we'll craft a hassle-free, unforgettable journey exclusively for you.

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