The coastal area of Morocco that is now the huge financially focused city of Casablanca started life as a Berber settlement. Berbers first lived in the area around 10 BC. They created a port and the area was known as Anfa. Phoenicians and Romans later realised the area’s potential, operating port activities from the coast. Indeed, the Romans enlarged the port and established trading routes with the south of Mauritani.
After many years of Roman rule, a different Berber community moved to the area. The Berber kingdom was called Barghawata. Berbers lived close to Anfa again from around 740 AD, with the kingdom growing and gaining strength, eventually capturing the city in 1068 AD. Anfa was then under the control of the Almoravid dynasty. It continued life as a significant port, with the Marinids strengthening the port’s connections in the 14th century.
As Anfa’s port became more important, the area started to attract pirates and other nefarious characters. The Portuguese subsequently destroyed the area in the late 1460s and later (in 1515) established a military fortress on the coast, opposite the port. The Portuguese originally called the surrounding area Casa Branca (White House), though this was later changed to the Spanish Casablanca due to unions between Portugal and Spain. The bastion, known as Scala (or Sqala), dates back to the Portuguese era, with the Portuguese responsible for the early beginnings of the medina in Casablanca.
After numerous attacks from local tribal groups, the Portuguese left the area in around 1755. It is thought that an earthquake was the deciding factor in the Portuguese abandoning Casablanca for good.
Dinner in a local restaurant and Overnight in hotel in Casablanca
After exploring Casablanca, we will head to Rabat
Rabat was founded as an Berber/amazigh army outpost in the 12th century andto start a sightseeing tour of the main capital. given the generic name for military encampment, Ribat, which is still in use today.
For centuries, Rabat and Salé were rival principalities, but eventually Rabat began to dominate the area. Salé's power was ultimately eclipsed altogether by its larger neighbor.
In the early 17th century, Rabat became a center of anti-European piracy, with its stronghold at the Kasbah des Oudaias.
Rabat was first made a modern capital in 1912 by Morocco's French overlords and remained the nation's capital after independence in 1956. The city is the residence of Morocco's royal family.
We will enjoy touring Hassan Tower as a 12th Century mosque that was collapsed by Lisbon earthquake. You will have the chance to vist the ornamented mausoleum of Mohamed V and Hassan II. The building is considered a masterpiece of modern Alaouite dynasty architecture, with its white silhouette, topped by a typical green tiled roof. You will also reach the old Oudayyas Kasbah at the side of Bou Regreg River. This fortification was built as a military defense in the 12th century by the Almohads dynasty.
After Rabat City Tour we will continue our journey to Chefchaouen:
Chefchaouen has very diverse tourist attractions including museums, parks, and several hotels. A few of these include:
- Museum of Popular Arts and Traditions: This museum exhibits traditional Moroccan crafts such as pottery and woodcarving. The museum also includes an interesting collection of musical instruments from around the world.
- National Botanical Garden: This garden contains over 3,500 species of plants from all over Africa and Asia including cacti from Chile and Australia! You can even see a giant sequoia tree here if you visit during late winter/early spring when it blooms with bright pink flowers!
- Bab Errabia Mosque: This mosque was built in 1213 by Sultan Yacoub El Mansour after he conquered Salé (now part of Rabat). It was originally built out of wood but was rebuilt using stone after an earthquake
Chefchaouen Morocco is known for its distinctive blue walls and buildings, which give it its name. These walls were originally white but were painted blue by Spanish Muslims who had settled there in the 1800s. This practice continued until 1973 when they were repainted white by order of King Hassan II.
Today Chefchaouen Morocco serves as a major tourist destination for travelers from around the world who come to experience its rich history as well as enjoy its beautiful landscape.
Chefchaouen attracts tourists from all around the world because of its unique architecture, which is influenced by Spanish colonialists who settled here during the 16th century. The cobblestone streets are decorated with brightly colored doors and windows painted with intricate designs.
But what makes this place truly unique is its blue-painted walls—a tradition dating back to when Muslim families began moving into these hills during the 17th century. The blue walls represent purity and happiness, so it's no wonder that this vibrant city has become such an attraction for tourists all over!
It's a picturesque town nestled in the Rif Mountains for a private tour through the rambling medina (old town), where streets, doors and buildings are painted in brilliant blues. This city has a powerful charm that you really can feel in the Outa-el-Hammam square, in the cobblestone medina. Sit on the terrace of a cafe and take in the view of the grand Tarik-Ben-Ziad mosque whose octagonal minaret is inspired by that of the Torre de Oro in Seville. This Andalousian architecture can be found in the kasbah and its gardens, at the center of the medina. Its walls and its 11 crenellated towers, of which one used to be a dungeon, house an interesting ethnographic museum. The souks are decorated with their traditionally dressed inhabitants boasting their straw hats.
Dinner in a local restaurant and Overnight at the Riad.
The history of Meknes city dates back to the 11th century. It was a military settlement of Almoravids and it would know the successions of many dynasties.
Many historians state that Meknes’ glory and golden age were reached in the reign of Moulay Ismail, the third king of the Alaouite dynasty, in the 17th century since it was the capital of Morocco. Meknes is considered as one of the imperial cities in Morocco and a significant historical monument. In 1996, it was inscribed as a world heritage site.
Meknes has many great monuments and places for tourists to visit: ramparts, gates, museums, mausoleums, the old medina, the new city (Hamria) and other places in and around the city.
Discover the Imperial city of Meknes known as the “Moroccan Versailles.” Meknes was founded in the 17th century by King Moulay Ismail. It is famous for its 25-mile-long walls, after exploring Meknes, we will continue our journet to Fes. Arriv al at Fes, Check in Overnight at your Riad. Dinner in a local restaurant. After exploring Meknes, we will head along with the Roman city of Volubilis as an important Roman town situated near the westernmost border of Roman Empire. It was built on the site of a previous Carthaginian settlement from the third century BC. Volubilis was the administrative center of the province in Roman Africa called Mauretania Tingitana. The fertile lands of the province produced many commodities such as grain and olive oil, which were exported to Rome, contributing to the province's wealth and prosperity.
Volubilis or Walili was built on the site of a previous Carthaginian settlement from the third century BC. Volubilis was the administrative center of the province in Roman Africa called Mauretania Tingitana. The fertile lands of the province produced many commodities such as grain and olive oil, which were exported to Rome, contributing to the province's wealth and prosperity. Discover the Imperial city of Meknes known as the “Moroccan Versailles.” Meknes was founded in the 17th century by King Moulay Ismail. It is famous for its 25-mile-long walls
If you visit Fes El Bali and want to take some home with you as a souvenir or for your business, there are also plenty of shops selling ceramics made from clay that was dug up from the ground right there in Fes!
Our Fes City Tour starts after breakfast, we will meet our Local tour guide to explore the cultural and spiritual center of Morocco named Fez. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was founded in the 9th century and is home to the world's oldest university. The city of Fez reached its true economic and cultural height in the 13th–14th centuries under the Merinids, when it replaced Marrakech as the kingdom's capital. Although the political capital of Morocco was transferred to Rabat in 1912, Fes has retained its status as the country's Artisan center. Artisan workshops in the medina are as active today as they were 100 years ago and strongly contribute to the city’s industrial economy. Trades such as blacksmithing, leather working, ceramics, silk, carpentry, and sculpting are still practiced in these workshops today. The original ramparts still protect this ancient city and its estimated 9000 narrow passageways and bustling streets. After the exciting tour, you will be back at the hotel for the overnight.
Dinner in a local restaurant
Enjoy coffee, tea and pastries in Ifrane at an outdoor cafe. And continue to Marrakech via Beni Mellal and breathtaking views of the Middle Atlas.
Note: Driving through the Middle Atlas Mountains takes 9 Hours Drive
Driving through the Highway takes 5 Hours 50 Minutes Drive
You will also visit the El-Bahia Palace. This 19th century palace is elaborate in its decoration and was built over a period of seven years for Ba Ahmed, the son of the Grand Vizier Si Moussa. One of most visited sites in Morocco is the Saadian Tombs, which were opened to the public and can now be accessed via a narrow passage that leads to an enclosed garden watched over by two mausoleums that include more than one hundred mosaic-decorated tombs. The Koranic School Medersa Ben Youssef is a Theological college founded by the Merenid Sultan Abu Hassan in the 14th century. It was restored in 1564 by the Saadians who made it the largest theological college in the Maghreb. The Djemaa el-Fna, the enormous square and atmospheric wonderland of torch-lit food stalls, snake charmers, storytellers and acrobats. Overnight at the hotel.
For centuries, Morocco has been known as a luxurious destination for international travelers.
From its unique culture and beautiful landscapes to its vibrant cities and extraordinary cuisine, Morocco is one of the most desirable places to experience authentic luxury travel.
Whether you are seeking a romantic getaway, an unforgettable adventure, or simply a memorable and relaxing vacation, there is something for everyone in Morocco, and luxurious experiences and amenities abound in this enchanting region.
Here we will explore some of the ways that travelers can enjoy the best of luxury travel in Morocco through its various accommodations, activities, and attractions, as well as its vibrant culture and incredible hospitality.
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Morocco is an excellent destination for adventure seekers, offering a wide range of activities, from thrilling outdoor adventures such as camel treks and sand dune safaris to relaxing beach days in stunning coastal locations. Visitors can also explore the beautiful and diverse countryside on guided tours to some of the most breathtaking places in the country, such as Casablanca, Rabat, and Fez. For the more adventurous traveler, there are opportunities for mountaineering, trekking, windsurfing, and mountain biking, as well as several spectacular national parks.
There are also a variety of luxury experiences available in Morocco. For example, visitors can enjoy a luxurious helicopter tour over Marrakech, while they can also explore the remote desert in a private 4x4 vehicle. For the ultimate in luxury experiences, travelers can board a private charter, sailing along the coast and stopping to explore the deserts, dunes, villages, and other hidden gems, all the while being treated to the highest levels of luxury, comfort, and hospitality.
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