Experience the Royal Cities of Morocco
- Round trip
- 7 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Travel through Casablanca and the royal cities of Marrakech, Rabat, Fez & Meknes. Incl. hotels, breakfast, 2 city tours & return flights!
Discover the fascinating royal cities of Morocco on this tour of Morocco's historical highlights, staying in beautiful traditional riads and four-star hotels along the way. Travel from Marrakech to Rabat, before discovering Fez, Meknes and Casablanca, where sultans and kings ruled for centuries. Explore the royal influences reflected in the extravagantly beautiful architecture and rich culture, get lost in the narrow streets and colourful bazaars and discover the spectacular stories of north African royalty. Allow yourself to be immersed in the intense fragrance of fresh herbs and spices in the busy bazaars, and follow in the footsteps of Kings and Queens to discover a lost world of captivating history. With authentic, family-owned riads, four-star hotel, all transfers and two city tours all included, what are you waiting for? The imperial cities of Morocco await!
- 7 nights in authentic riads and four-star hotel in Morocco
- City tour in Marrakech (day 2)
- City tour in Fez (day 5)
- All transfers
- Return flight from London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Liverpool, London Luton, Manchester, London Stansted to Marrakech
Day 1-2: Marrakech
Welcome to Morocco! Your first stop is Marrakech, the vibrant capital city surrounded by two mountain ranges and a mecca for traders, kings, artists and travellers from all over the world. Upon arrival, you will be picked up at the airport and taken to your first hotel in the city. The rest of...
Day 3: Rabat
On day 3 you will be picked up at the hotel after breakfast and hit the road to your next destination: Rabat. Located around 330 kilometres from Marrakech, Rabat may not be the largest city in Morocco, but it is certainly the city with the greatest history, with a wealth of mausoleums, mosques...
Day 4-5: Meknes, Volubilis and Fez
Day 4 begins with an early start for the 275 kilometre journey to three imperial cities of Morocco. The first is the impressive royal city of Meknes. Here you will see the medina and one of the most beautiful gates in Morocco: Bab Mansour, renowned the world over for its incredible architectur...
Day 6: Casablanca
Think of Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman when you hear the name Casablanca? The legendary film from 1942 has undoubtedly made the largest city in Morocco a household name, though few travellers will ever grace the streets of this fascinating city. Today you will drive 300 kilometres from Fe...
Day 7: Marrakech
On day 7 you will be picked up at the hotel and taken back to Marrakech for the last day of your tour of the Morocco's imperial cities. Perhaps you have not seen the former Koran school, Medersa Ben Youssef, or the impressive Bahia Palace? Spend the late afternoon enjoying a traditional Mo...
Optional excursions are available to make your trip even more spectacular. All excursions can be booked and paid for during the booking process. You will receive all practical information before departure.
• Camel ride in the palm grove of Marrakech (Day 2) •
Enjoy a one-hour camel ride through the palm grove of Marrakech. You will pass small villages and get an insight into traditional country life - a welcome change from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. You will be picked up from the hotel at 16:00. The trip lasts 2 hours and includes a return transfer.
• Hot air balloon ride and camel ride incl. breakfast with a Moroccan family (Day 2) •
You start the day with a light Berber breakfast before climbing into the hot air balloon and watching the sunrise over the Atlas Mountains. Afterwards, you ride a camel through the palm grove of Marrakech and then drive back to the city in an off-road vehicle.
You will be picked up at the hotel at 05:00. If you want to take part in this excursion, the city tour in Fez will be postponed to the afternoon. The trip lasts 4 hours, of which you are in the air for 40 minutes. Transfer, breakfast, snacks and a souvenir certificate are included. Please note that the excursion is not suitable for children under 3 years of age, as well as for people with heart problems and limited mobility.
- Tourist tax of £2.50 per person per night (to be paid locally)
- Tips for drivers and guides
If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Maximum 3 persons per room.
The single supplement is based on the travel dates and duration. You will see the final price in the booking process.
Based on two full-paying adults per room, travellers will receive a discount on hotel stays for children 12 years and younger. This is dependent on the chosen travel period and whether the child sleeps in a separate bed. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.
The third-person discount is based on the departure date and duration of the trip. You will see the final price in the booking process.
Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive your travel documents 5 days prior to departure at the latest
Your passport must be valid for at least 90 days upon arrival in Morocco. Before travelling, make sure your passport isn’t damaged. Some travellers have been refused entry when travelling on damaged passports.
Moroccan citizens who reside in the UK and travel to Morocco, may not be allowed to return to the UK unless they present evidence of their UK immigration status. This can include their UK biometric residence permit card or a valid UK entry clearance.
For up-to-date information regarding travel documents we advise you to visit the government website and the embassy.
British nationals do not require a visa to enter Morocco for the purpose of tourism for up to three months.
In addition to up to date routine vaccinations, travellers to Morocco are advised to receive Hepatitis A and Typhoid vaccinations. Consult your doctor or the government website for an up-to-date and personal health advice.
In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the specified itinerary is subject to change.
Please note that the quality standards of hotels, facilities, transportation and roads in Morocco may not correspond with European quality standards.
The currency in Morocco is Moroccan dirham (MAD).
During this trip, transport and excursions may be in groups of international travellers.
In case the above mentioned hotels are unavailable, you'll stay in comparable hotels in the nearby surroundings. You'll receive the final accommodations with your travel documents, 5 days before departure at the latest.
At Marrakech Airport, your driver will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it. You will receive further information about the transfer together with your travel documents.
Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.