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4 Days in Morocco: Rabat and Fez – from Costa Del Sol

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Key Highlights

  • 4-day tour of Morocco from Costa del Sol
  • Visit Fez, Meknes, Rabat and Tangier
  • Ferry ride across the Strait of Gibraltar
  • 3 or 4 star hotel accommodation for three nights with meals
  • English speaking guide will lead the tour
  • Travel in air conditioned deluxe motor coach
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Wednesday

    Duration

    4 Days / 3 Nights

    Start time

    Departure time: from 07:00am (Depending on the pick up location)

    Meeting Point

    Tour departs from the following areas in Costa Del Sol:
    Malaga: 07:00am
    Torremolinos: 07:30am
    Fuengirola: 08:15am
    Marbella: 08:40am
    (Please advise us of your preferred pick up location at the time of booking for pick up. Kindly reconfirm pick up upon arrival in Costa del Sol)

    Ending Point

    Tour returns to the original departure point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Discover the mysteries of Morocco on a 4 day tour of Rabat and Fez. Visit the famous cities of Morocco and learn their fascinating history.

    You will be staying in 3 or 4 star hotels depending on option chosen. All transfers will be made in a deluxe motor coach and an expert guide will accompany you throughout the tour who will share interesting facts about the places you see.

    See some of Morocco’s top sights including the UNESCO-listed medina in Fez and Mohammed V Mausoleum in Rabat.

    Itinerary

    Day 01: Costa del Sol – Fez

    Your tour of the exciting country of Morocco takes the Costa del Sol route out to Algeciras. On arrival at Algeciras you board the ferry and take a short trip across to Tangier.

    On arrival at Tangier, you will do a brief panoramic tour of this legendary port city.

    You will drive along the Boulevard Pasteur and overlook the passage and its scores of cafes - relics from the days of the International Zone and the Beat Generation.

    You will first halt at the Grand Socco; the souk is located just outside the city walls where you can see traditional products being made and sold. Walk through the archway into the medina and take a trip back in time as you encounter a medieval world as you pass through the narrow lanes of the old town.

    Next you will visit Petit Socco, the heart of the Medina. Here, you will find an open space with cafés where you can see people from all cultures go by.

    Lastly, visit the Kasbah, a complex of castles on top of the hill with beautiful overview of the city. Also see the 17th century Dar el Makhzen Palace and its gardens which are part of this complex.

    We will also drive along the Mohammed V Avenue and the famous “Promenade Maritime”.

    After this drive-by coach tour of Tangier we continue on to Rabat, the capital of Morocco.

    On arrival at Rabat you check into your hotel for dinner and stay the night.

    Day 02: Fez

    After breakfast you set off on the city tour of Fez. Some of the sights that you will see in this ancient city are: The Royal Palace: See the stunning entrance to the Palace, though the rest of the palace is not open to the public.
    The Christian and Jewish Quarter: Visit these ancient and historic areas of Fez with their distinctive architectural styles and character. The coach will drop you off in the vicinity of these areas. Your tour continues on foot. After your exploration of these ancient areas you return to the coach and continue the tour.
    The Medina (Old City): The ancient walled city with its twisting alleys and souks - is widely regarded as the most intact Islamic medieval city in the world.

    After your tour of this fascinating city, you will enjoy your lunch and after that your are free to do whatever you wish.

    Return to your hotel at Fez for an overnight stay.

    Day 03: Fez – Meknes - Rabat – Tanger

    After breakfast you set off on your morning tour of the city of Rabat. Among the important sights that you will see in Rabat are:
    The Royal Palace: The royal palace lies right in the heart of Rabat and what you see is only moderately impressive – the real beauty is behind the walls.
    Mohammed V Mausoleum: The building is considered a masterpiece of modern Alaouite dynasty architecture, with its white silhouette, topped by a typical green tiled roof.
    The Hassan Tower: This incomplete minaret along with the mosque and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, forms the most important historical and tourist complex in Rabat. At the end of your tour of this wonderful city, you depart for Meknes.

    On arrival at Meknes you will take a short tour of the city. This will include a visit to the Mansour Gate - the great and beautiful Gate attracts many visitors every day. It is one of the more beautiful pieces of Moorish architecture in Morocco. After your tour of Meknes you continue on to the ancient and famed city of Fez.

    On arrival at Tanger you check into your hotel for an enjoyable dinner and stay the night.

    Day 04: Tanger – Costa del Sol

    Today, after breakfast, you depart for the Pier.

    On arrival at Pier you board the ferry back to Algeciras and Spain.

    On arrival Algeciras you continue on to Costa del Sol where the tour ends.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Meals as per the itinerary
    • English speaking tour Escort during the whole trip
    • Air conditioned deluxe motor coach
    • Sightseeing panoramic tours of Tangier, Rabat, Meknes and Fez
    • Ferry crossings

    Exclusions

    • Optional gratuities
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.

    Please advise us of your passport details at time of booking, if you do not have it to hand please advise us no later than 72hrs prior to departure.

    Only one piece of luggage per person is allowed. Passengers must pass the customs control with their luggage.

    The pick up locations are from designated and central meeting points of respective cities. Pick up location will be advised at the final confirmation.

    The timings are indicative. Final pick up times will be advised at the final confirmation.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    Available hotel:

    Hotel Ramada les Almohades - Tanger: Located in the diplomatic and ministerial area, Air conditioned rooms, Bar, Restaurant, Health Club with sauna and gym

    Hotel Sofia – Fez : Located in the suburbs, Air conditioned rooms,Swimming Pool

    Hotel Menzah Zalagh – Fez: Located in the new city, close to old city and tourist attractions, Air conditioned rooms, Swimming Pool, Restaurants

    Please check passport and visa requirements before traveling. The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.