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Signature Morocco (2016)
Days: 8 | From: $5,995
Day 1: Arrive Casablanca, Morocco
Arrive in Casablanca and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Casablanca | Cosmopolitan Culture Capital
Explore vibrant Casablanca, visiting the ornate Hassan II Mosque, the tallest religious structure in the world. Drive to Fez and check in to your hotel.
Riad Fès | Meals: B
Day 3: Fez | Timeless Medieval City
Discover Fez el-Bali, the cultural heart of Morocco. Experience that firsthand at University of Al Karaouine, one of the oldest, still-functioning educational institutions in the world. Continue to Attarine Medersa (Koranic college), and walk from Bab Boujloud to the former home of Jewish philosopher Maimonides. Follow the Talaa el-Kabira to Nejjarine Fountain, and see a converted fondouk (inn) exhibiting carpentry artifacts. After exploring Fez el-Jadid (New Fez) within the mellah (Jewish quarter), absorb a panoramic view of the Royal Palace, continuing to the Museum of Moroccan Arts.
Riad Fès | Meals: B
Day 4: Meknes & Volubilis | Sultanate Treasures & Roman Ruins
Recall the beauty of days past in Meknes, an imperial city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, built in the 17th century to rival the court of Louis XIV. Later, continue to Volubilis, another UNESCO World Heritage Site with Morocco’s largest and best-preserved Roman ruins, including stunning mosaic floors. Continue on to your hotel in Rabat.
Villa Mandarine | Meals: B
Day 5: Rabat | Charming Metropolis
Embark on a city tour that highlights Rabat’s cultural influences and the superbly preserved relics of its Moorish past. See the 12th-century Hassan Tower; the mausoleum dedicated to Mohammed V; and Oudaya Kasbah. Continue overland to Marrakech, the "Pearl of the South.”
Villa des Orangers | Meals: B
Days 6-7: Marrakech | The “Red City”
Uncover the secrets of Marrakech, including the architectural attractions of its medina, the old walled section of the town. See the minaret at Koutoubia Mosque; Dar Si Said; the Saadian Tombs; Bahia Palace; and the famed Djemaa el-Fna square. The next day, delve into Moroccan cuisine during a hands-on cooking class led by a local chef. Afterward, take a horse-drawn carriage ride to discover the lush flora of Marrakech at Menara Gardens and Majorelle Garden.
On Day 6, you may also choose to visit a shelter for displaced children, an A&K Philanthropy project that assists homeless and destitute children.
Villa des Orangers | Meals: B (Day 6); B L (Day 7)
Day 8: Depart Marrakech
Transfer to the airport for your international flight home.
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