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Imperial Morocco

DAY 1 MADRID – COSTA DEL SOL Meeting at the scheduled time and place to leave by coach for the Costa del Sol. Lunch en route. Arrival to the Costa del Sol. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 2 COSTA DEL SOL – ALGECIRAS – CEUTA – CHAOUEN – FEZ Breakfast. Departure for Algeciras and Boarding of the ferry to cross the Algeciras-Ceuta Straight. Customs clearance and entrance in Morocco via Tetouan. Meeting with our accompanying guide. Departure for Chaouen, the holy city hidden between the mountains of the Rif that for a long time were a prohibited place for Christians. Walk through the Medina where all the doors and windows are painted blue and the streets are narrow and steep. Lunch. Continuation to Fez. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 3 FEZ Breakfast in the hotel. Full day city tour with lunch in a local restaurant, visiting Borj Nord, the exterior of the Royal Palace, the Jewish Quarter (Mellah), Bab Boujloud Gate, the medersa Bou Inania, Nejjarine Square, the exterior of the mosque and University Qaraouiyne, the exterior of the tomb of Moulay Iris, the medina, with its peculiar businesses and artisan neighborhoods,and the exterior of the Mosque of the Andaluces. Return to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 4 FEZ – EXCURSION MEKNES AND VOLUBILIS Breakfast in the hotel. Full day excursion with lunch in a local restaurant. Departure, crossing softly undulating fields where the ancient Roman city of Volubilis, which got its prosperity thanks to oil commerce, has rested at the feet of Mount Zerhun for more than twenty centuries. Tour of the Archaeological Historic Grouping. Continuation to Meknes, imperial city tied to the sultan Alaouita Moulay Ismael. Tour of the Bab Mansour Gate, the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail and the barns or stables. Return to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 5 FEZ – BENI MELLAL – MARRAKECH Breakfast in the hotel. Departure for Marrakech with a stop in Beni-Mellal, rich agricultural area surrounded by olive, fig, and orange trees. Lunch in a local restaurant. Continuation to Marrakech. Transfer to the hotel. Free time. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 6 MARRAKECH Breakfast in the hotel. Full day tour with lunch in a local restaurant of the city, the Koutoubia, the Sâadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, Jemâa el-Fna Square and the souqs. Free time. Return to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 7 MARRAKECH – CASABLANCA Breakfast in the hotel. Departure for Casablanca via Settat. Full day tour with lunch in a local restaurant. We will visit the boulevard of the Corniche and the exterior of the Mosque of Hassan II, Boulevard d´Anfa, Avenue des F.A.R., Boulevard Mohamed V and United Nations Square. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 8 CASABLANCA – RABAT – ASILAH – TANGIER Breakfast in the hotel. Departure for Rabat, chosen by Yacoub the Mansour, the great Almohade conqueror, to symbolize his splendor. We will visit the Mausoleum of Mohamed V, the Hassan Tower and the gardens of the Oudayas. Continuation to Asilah. Walk along the shore to a small from where the coast of the Atlantic is discovered, the Old City and the Cementery whose tombs are covered with slabs decorated with ceramic. Continuation to Tangier. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 9 TANGIER Breakfast in the hotel. Full day tour with lunch in a local restaurant. We will visit the Grottos of Hercules, Bab Erraha, the Great Souq, the Small Souq, the gardens of Mendoubia and the maritime port. Return to the hotel. Dinner and lodging.

DAY 10 TANGIER – CEUTA – ALGECIRAS – MALAGA – MADRID Breakfast in the hotel. At the scheduled time, departure for the border. Customs clearance and departure for Tangier. Boarding of the ferry to cross the Ceuta-Algeciras Strait. Arrival in Algeciras. Continuation to Málaga. Lunch en route and continuation to Madrid. Arrival in Madrid and END OF TRIP