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    Tours & TAILOR-MADE HOLIDAYS

     

    for the discerning traveller to Spain, PORTUGAL & MOROCCO

     

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    Magical Morocco

     

    mystery and magic is yours to be found

     

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    Undiscovered Portugal

     

    in the foot steps of the World's greatest explorers

     

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    Authentic Andalucia

     

    journey through 3000 years of history

     

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    Majestic Spain

     

    immerse yourself in the passion and intensity

     

Introduction

 

The exotic cities of Fes, Marrakesh, Meknes and Rabat are collectively known as the Imperial cities and have all, at one time been the capital of Morocco. With the affordable luxury of your own private driver

 

 

Client's Comment

 

Lynne Kostin, UK

 

I am emailing to thank you for arranging the holiday in Morocco for my husband and myself. It was a really lovely experience. Everything went like clockwork and the Riads we stayed in were gorgeous. Our driver through – Mustapha – was excellent; his driving was efficient and courteous – in fact to a large extent he made our holiday. I cannot recommend him too highly. My only complaint is that I bought so many Moroccan artefacts that we had to pay excess baggage on the return flight!! I sang your praises to friends and family when you arranged our car tour of Andalucia and I am doing the same about the arrangements in Morocco.

Tim & Judy Moungey, USA

 

Thank you so much for all your help in arranging our tour of Morocco. It was an awesome experience. Our driver/guide Ibraham was wonderful. He explained so much to us about Morocco and was very patient and kind to us. It was obvious that he loves his country and wanted to share his knowledge about his country with us. He made our trip into a tremendous one! Again, thank you so much for organizing this tour for us. It was a vacation we will never forget!

 




 


The Imperial Cities of Morocco

7 Nights

 

This holiday can start on any date you request

 

Day One - Arrive Marrakesh and transfer to your hotel for 1 night

After transferring and settling in to your riad in the medina you will be accompanied to see the amazing spectacle of the Djemaa al Fna square at night time. The carnival like spectacle of the great square happens each evening and the tradition has been protected by UNESCO. Each day is different and everything changes from snake charmers, acrobats, story tellers and musicians to herb doctors, foods sellers and henna artists.

 

Day Two - A personal guided tour of Marrakesh

Today you will have a complete private guided tour of Marrakesh. The souk is like an exotic film set with streets filled with the most amazing array of colours, sights, smells and sounds, where craftsmen gather together in separate streets like silver street, shoe street and metal work street. You will also visit the Bahia Palace which was built as a replica of the Alhambra Palace in Granada and if time allows the Majorelle Gardens an enchanting place in the heart of the “ochre city”.

 

Day Three - Transfer to Fes for 2 nights

After arriving to Fes and settling in to your riad in the medina you could try the Hammam baths and later sit drinking mint tea on the stunning roof terrace with views all over the city and listen to the haunting sound of the call to prayer over the rooftops before dinner.

 

Day Four - A personal guided tour of the city of Fes

This morning your guide will escort you from your riad through the bustling medina of Fes. A twisting labyrinth of over 9000 tiny streets lined with ancient mosques with towering green-glazed minarets, universities, Islamic gardens, fountains and palaces. The medina is a hive of activity where generations of artisans practice century old techniques within the busy modern market place. This all can be overwhelming but with your guide you feel like a welcome guest as you chat with the loom ladies, take tea with the tailor and shake hands with the spice vendors.

You will be whisked like VIP’s to the back of a shop for a bird’s eye view over the ancient tanneries where dyers still wade barefoot in the mud pits treading the animal hides in the large cauldrons of pigment.

 

Day Five - Transfer to Meknes for 2 nights

On your journey from Fes to Rabat you will first come across the ruins of Volubilis which are a striking sight, visible for miles from the various bends in the approach road. This was once The Roman’s most remote base – all imperial roads stopped here. The ruins are exceptionally well maintained and are a stunning example of a complete Roman city.

 

Upon arrival to Meknes you will have time to relax in the beautiful, tranquil setting of your riad in the centre of the medina.

 

Day Six - A personal guided tour of Meknes

Meknes is one of the lesser visited of the Imperial capitals with a less hurried feel than Fes and was the creation of Morocco’s most tyrannical ruler Sultan Moulan Ismail; built with over 20 gates, 50 palaces and about 45km of exterior walls.

His spectacular “city within a city” which is steeped in local legend, is made up of palaces, gardens, barracks, granaries and stables and sprawls out below the busy medina. Another highlight is the Bab Mansour gate; almost perfectly preserved and of Almohad design.

 

Day Seven - Transfer to Rabat for 1 night

Your drive today will take you to the Atlantic African coast and the city of Rabat. Rabat is the administrative capital of Morocco and generally undiscovered as a tourist destination. However those who visit find a gem of a city with stunning colonial architecture, palm lined boulevards and a quiet medina with an authentic feel. More laid-back and far less hustle than Fes and Marrakesh; Rabat has a more European feel with cosmopolitan restaurants, art galleries and a picturesque Kasbah with magnificent ocean views. Here you can also see the actual palace of the King of Morocco and the minaret tower of the world’s second most important and historical mosque.

 

Day Eight - Transfer back to Marrakesh airport (or Rabat or Casablanca) and say farewell to Morocco!

 

Tips and Ideas ....

 

• Add in three extra night to include the Atlas Mountains and spend a night under the starts in the Sahara Desert

 

• Spend longer in the North of Morocco to include the Riff Mountains and Tangier

 

• Combine this holiday with any tour of Spain or Andalucia

 

 

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What is included in the holiday

 

Accommodation

 

• 7 nights en-suite accommodation in carefully selected riads of Morocco
• • Breakfast and lunch or dinner is included each day

 

Activities

 

• Guided tour of Marrakesh
• Guided tour of Fes
• Guided tour of Meknes
• Guided tour of Rabat

 

Transport

 

• You will have a private driver with luxury air conditioned car for the entire trip – airport transfers are also included

 

Plus

 

• Throughout the trip you have your own private driver meeting with expert guides in the cities along the way
• A comprehensive guide pack for your trip
• You will be met at your arrival airport and escorted back to the airport on departure
• Access to our 24 hour telephone helpline if you need any assistance whilst you are in Morocco
• An Arabic Phrase book

 



7 night tour : Prices for the coming season in

 

from 1475.50 Euros *

 

 * This is the approximate price per person for  the forthcoming season based on two people sharing a standard double room:

Please enquire for an exact quote for your required dates and particular room requirements

Information about flights & travel to Morocco

 

We do not include flights in our holidays as our clients arrive from all corners of the globe.

 

Arrival direct to Marrakesh :

 

Menara is the airport of Marrkesh - there are direct flights from Spain and the UK and also a number of international flights.

 

Here is a link to search for the best flights from your preferred airport

 

Arrival via Casablanca or Rabat:

 

There are manny more international flights in an out of Casablanca and Rabat and we can arrange transfers to Marrakesh

 

Other arrival points:

 

Please contact us for detailed information about arriving to Rabat to fit with your holiday plans and travel arrangements

 

 

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