3.6
21 reviews
Imperial Cities - Encounters Travel
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8 days

Imperial Cities

From Marrakesh to Marrakesh
Tour Operator:
Encounters Travel
Max group size:
45
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
87331
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US $735
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Highlights

  • Stroll around bustling medinas in Marrakech
  • Indulge yourself in local Moroccan cuisine
  • Get the perfect shot of the Koutoubia Mosque
  • Enjoy Casablanca and all it has to offer

Itinerary

Start and end in Marrakesh! With the discovery tour Imperial Cities, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Marrakesh, Morocco and 4 other destinations in Morocco. Imperial Cities includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive into Marrakech. Transfer to hotel
  2. Day 2: Marrakech, Majorelle and Menara Gardens, Palmerie area
  3. Day 3: Marrakech, city tour
  4. Day 4: Marrakech to Casablanca
  5. Day 5: Casablanca to Fez via Rabat and Meknes
  6. Day 6: Fez, city tour
  7. Day 7: To Marrakech via Beni Mellal
  8. Day 8: Marrakech, free time, transfer to airport for departure
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
7 nights

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  • KV
    · May 09, 2019
    - Hotels are of average cleanness and the general appearance is that they need maintenance or renovation. - Our guide did not behave appropriately and when a member of the group show and him the problem, he just continue with the excuse of joking.... Show more
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Dear Kypros, Thank you for your feedback. A few follow-up comments are given below... Hotels: As one of our Shoestring level tours, the standard hotels used are 3-star rated and are certainly more basic than those used on our Small Group tours. That's... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
  • Imperial Cities reviewer 2
    · March 12, 2019
    The tour is amazing in terms of places to see and our guide was very nice and fluent in many languages. He was very considerate and brought out attention to relevant places. However accommodation -even after we upgraded to 4 stars hotels -was poor and... Show more
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Dear Silvia, Thank you for taking the time to get back to us with your post-tour feedback, this is very much appreciated. I’m pleased to hear that you enjoyed the places you visited on the tour and that you liked your tour guide. We’re very proud of... Show more
    Trip date: March 2019
  • AK
    · January 07, 2019
    We loved the whole trip. Our guide Adi (Adnane Snoussi) was in particular extremely impressive in his local knowledge and his ability to cater to all three languages spoken by the people in our tour (French, English, and Italian). That might not be for... Show more
    Trip date: April 2018
  • AT
    · November 27, 2018
    The guide was absolutely shocking. He threatened us during the tour asking that we leave if we were unhappy. There were extremely limited explanations in English from the tour guide and when we complained to the tour operator halfway through the tour,... Show more
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Dear Akanksha, Thank you for taking the time to get back to us with your feedback, this is very much appreciated. I'm sorry to hear that you were unhappy with this tour and in particular your tour guide. We're generally very proud of our tour guides... Show more
    Trip date: November 2018
  • HR
    · October 25, 2018
    Hadi our tour leader was fun, helpful and friendly. The tour itself was great, the places we visited were wonderful. Our driver was careful and brought us to our destination safe each day. Ibis Casablanca was the best hotel overall and food was... Show more
    Trip date: October 2018
  • DW
    · October 11, 2018
    Our guide had to speak in three languages. Too much!! At most, two languages per tour. And each language should get equal reporting
    Trip date: September 2018
  • N
    · October 04, 2018
    not enough english spoken by guide
    Trip date: September 2018
  • Imperial Cities reviewer 8
    · September 26, 2018
    Very enjoyable. We stayed at the standard hotels and were happy. They were old but clean. The last day was very long, driving from Fez to Marrakech, but overall it was a nicely done trip. Thanks!
    Trip date: September 2018
  • ED
    · July 23, 2018
    Some days were a bit long Especially the final return day in the bus in extremely poor roads when pretty exhausted. As a single traveller I would have enjoyed more English speaking travel companions. Adnan was an excellent tour guide however his... Show more
    Trip date: July 2018
  • A
    · June 11, 2018
    you get what you paid for
    Trip date: June 2018

Dates & Availability

8 days
Imperial Cities
From Marrakesh to Marrakesh
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FAQs

    • Where can I find more detailed information about this tour?

      A trip note - which contains essential information about your trip will be given to you. Information such as the daily itinerary, where to meet on the first day, what time the trip starts, how to get to the joining point hotel, included activities, visa information, etc will be mentioned in there. Please contact us for this.

    • Where and when does the tour start?

      The tour starts in Marrakech. Upon your arrival, you will be met by a tour operator representative and transferred to your accommodation. Day 1 is an arrivals day so you're free to spend the rest of the day relaxing and exploring!

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      This tour includes a 24-hour transfer service on the first day and the last day of the tour, so you don't have to worry about a thing from the moment you touch down. If you have booked pre/post tour accommodation through us then we can book your transfers, however, they won't be included in the tour cost.

    • Is there a hotel list available?

      All accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date, and your specific accommodation details will be listed in your final tour documents. This is a list of accommodations that the operator will typically use on this tour:

      Oudaya Hotel, Marrakech - 3 star
      Ibis Casablanca City Center, Casablanca - 3 star
      Hotel Mounia, Fez - 3 star

      Hopefully, this list will give you a better idea of what kind of accommodation you can expect while on tour.

    • What transport is used on this tour?

      Depending on the group size, transport may be AC minibuses or coaches throughout this tour.

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    Good to Know

    • About the country

      Currencies

      د.إ
      Dirham
      Morocco

      Plugs & Adapters

      Morocco

      Visa

      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

      Vaccines

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Morocco. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Morocco. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Morocco. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Morocco. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Rabies - Recommended for Morocco. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 6 June 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 6 June 2020, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Encounters Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Encounters Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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