10 Days Morocco Imperial Tours from Rabat

10 Days Morocco Imperial Tours from Rabat


This 10-day tour will immerse you in the grandeur of Morocco’s imperial past, visiting the country’s four historic capitals: Rabat, Meknes, Fes, and Marrakech. Along the way, you’ll explore ancient medinas, magnificent palaces, bustling souks, and iconic landmarks, each offering a glimpse into Morocco’s fascinating heritage. From the tranquil coastal city of Rabat to the vibrant hustle and bustle of Marrakech, this itinerary promises an unforgettable exploration of Morocco’s imperial legacy.


Day 1: Arrival in Rabat 

Arrive in Rabat, the present-day capital of Morocco. Spend the day exploring the city’s historic landmarks, including the majestic Hassan Tower, the opulent Royal Palace, and the picturesque Kasbah of the Udayas. Visit the ornate Mohammed V Mausoleum and stroll along the scenic waterfront promenade before enjoying a delicious Moroccan dinner in the heart of the medina.

Day 2: Rabat to Meknes 

Depart Rabat and travel to Meknes, one of Morocco’s four imperial cities. Explore the grandeur of Meknes by visiting the monumental Bab Mansour gate, the sprawling Royal Stables, and the tranquil Agdal Basin. Discover the intricate mosaics and architecture of the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail before wandering through the bustling souks of the medina.

Day 3: Meknes to Volubilis and Fes 

Head to the nearby UNESCO World Heritage site of Volubilis, home to ancient Roman ruins dating back to the 3rd century BC. Explore the well-preserved mosaics, temples, and arches, gaining insight into Morocco’s Roman past. Continue to Fes, the cultural and spiritual heart of Morocco, and settle into your accommodations in the medina.

Day 4: Fes Exploration 

Spend the day delving into the labyrinthine streets of Fes, one of the world’s largest medieval medinas. Visit historic sites such as the University of Al-Qarawiyyin, the oldest continuously operating university in the world, and the iconic Chouara Tannery. Explore the vibrant souks, where artisans showcase their craftsmanship in everything from leather goods to ceramics.

Day 5: Fes to Ifrane and Midelt

Depart Fes and journey southward through the scenic Middle Atlas Mountains. Stop in the charming town of Ifrane, often referred to as “Little Switzerland,” due to its alpine architecture and lush greenery. Continue to the picturesque town of Midelt, nestled amidst dramatic landscapes, and enjoy stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

Day 6: Midelt to Merzouga 

Continue your journey towards the Sahara Desert, passing through the Ziz Valley and traditional Berber villages along the way. Arrive in Merzouga, where you’ll embark on a camel trek into the Erg Chebbi dunes. Witness a breathtaking sunset over the desert before spending the night in a traditional Berber camp, where you’ll enjoy dinner under the stars.

Day 7: Merzouga to Ouarzazate 

Wake up early to witness the sunrise over the Sahara Desert before returning to Merzouga by camel. Depart for Ouarzazate, known as the “Hollywood of Morocco,” and visit the Ait Ben Haddou kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a backdrop for many famous films. Explore the Atlas Film Studios before settling into your accommodations in Ouarzazate.

Day 8: Ouarzazate to Marrakech 

Journey to Marrakech, the vibrant “Red City” nestled at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Along the way, pass through the breathtaking Tizi n’Tichka Pass and stop to admire panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Upon arrival in Marrakech, explore the bustling medina, visit historic landmarks such as the Koutoubia Mosque and Bahia Palace, and watch the lively street performances in Djemaa el-Fna square.

Day 9: Marrakech Exploration 

Spend the day further exploring Marrakech and its iconic attractions. Visit the tranquil Majorelle Garden, the Saadian Tombs, and the Ben Youssef Madrasa. Discover the vibrant colors and flavors of the bustling souks, where you can shop for spices, textiles, and handicrafts. In the evening, indulge in a traditional Moroccan dinner accompanied by live music at a local restaurant.

Day 10: Departure from Marrakech 

Your Imperial Cities tour comes to an end as you transfer to Marrakech Menara Airport for your departure flight. Bid farewell to Morocco with cherished memories of its imperial grandeur, cultural richness, and warm hospitality.

This 10-day itinerary offers a comprehensive exploration of Morocco’s Imperial Cities, allowing you to immerse yourself in the country’s fascinating history and vibrant culture.



  • Comfortable car with air conditioning.
  • You can stop whenever you want.
  • Pick up at hotel,Riad or wherever you want.
  • Experienced driver,  English speaking

Fuel, tolls and all associated expenses

Not Included 

  • Noon meal. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants).
  • Drinks at meal.
  • Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.
  • Entry fees to Monuments / Museums / Kasbahs
  • Anything not mentioned in the program