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Rabat: Private Half-Day City Tour

1. Rabat: Private Half-Day City Tour

Meet your guide at the reception of your hotel or riad in Rabat at 9 AM and begin your private city tour. Enjoy a comfortable sightseeing experience in an air-conditioned vehicle that takes you to all the major historic sites in this green city. During your tour, visit Mohamed V Avenue, the Kasbah of the Udayas, the Royal Mausoleum, and Hassan Tower. Take a stroll in the medina and get a feel for local life. Once you've worked up an appetite exploring the city, savor a Moroccan lunch in a traditional restaurant. After the lunch break, get dropped off at your hotel, riad, or any location of your choice in Rabat.

From Rabat: Volubilis and Meknes Full-day Tour

2. From Rabat: Volubilis and Meknes Full-day Tour

After pickup from your hotel, you will drive for 1.5 hours to reach the ancient city of Volubilis. Enjoy a 2-hour visit of this incredible ancient Roman city with its houses, baths, oilery, government buildings, and the scenic views it offers over the valley. Next, drive 40 minutes to  Meknes, where you will have a break for lunch. After lunch, explore the markets and narrow streets of the centuries-old medina. You will see the royal stables, the Bab Al Mansour gate and the main square. You will then be driven back to Rabat, where you will be dropped off around 6:30 PM.

Rabat: Walking Food Tour

3. Rabat: Walking Food Tour

Go on a 4-hour culinary expedition through the city of Rabat with a foodie tour guide. Come on an empty stomach and meet your local guide at Gare Rabat Ville. Begin walking through the winding streets of the Old Medina of Rabat, the beating heart of Moroccan culture. Listen to fascinating anecdotes regarding the history and traditions of food in the region, where the food is delicious, rich, and varied.   Meander through the city, stopping at more than 6 spots for tastings along the way. Taste fresh juice, dates, cheese, olives, fresh fruits, and mint tea. Your last stop will be to savor a tasty full meal in a traditional local restaurant.

From Rabat: Tangier Day Tour by High-Speed Train with Guide

4. From Rabat: Tangier Day Tour by High-Speed Train with Guide

Depart from Rabat Agdal railway station on a high-speed train to Tangier. Upon arrival, meet your driver and guide for the day who’s waiting for you just outside the train station holding a sign with your name. From here, begin your adventure around the fascinating city of Tangier and its surroundings, which has been a gateway between Africa and Europe since ancient Phoenician times. With your expert local guide, visit the Spartel Cape, a 1000 feet high promontory with breathtaking views across the Strait of Gibraltar and the Atlantic Ocean. Next, discover the wonders of Hercules' Caves and listen to the legends of this Greek hero who is believed to have rested here. The tour returns to the hustle and bustle of the city and onto the Kasbah and Old Medina. Wander around the vibrant shops, full of stunning craft work and handmade souvenirs. Visit the imposing Minaret, as well as the Grand Socco, a large marketplace which once accommodated famous artists and writers such as Matisse, Camille Saint Saens, and Paul Bowles. At the end of the tour, your driver will drop you off at the train station for your return ride to Rabat.

Rabat: 1-Way Private Transfer to or from Rabat Airport

5. Rabat: 1-Way Private Transfer to or from Rabat Airport

Book a safe and reliable private airport transfer to or from Rabat Airport and your accommodation. Enjoy a meet and greet service at the airport, then sit back and relax during the comfortable and convenient ride. Be greeted by your driver will be waiting for you at the arrival exit with a sign displaying your name. Your driver will track your flight so you you won't have to worry in case of a delayed flight. Let the driver take care of your luggage, sip on complimentary bottled water, and be taken directly comfortably to your final destination in Rabat.  For a transfer to the airport, the driver will be waiting for you at the reception of your hotel or riad 2.5 hours before your flight departure time.

From Casablanca: Imperial Cities of Morocco 6-Day Tour

6. From Casablanca: Imperial Cities of Morocco 6-Day Tour

Day 1 : Casablanca Upon arrival in Casablanca, you will be met at the airport and taken to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, you will visit the city, including a visit to the Hassan II mosque, one of the world’s biggest mosques, as well as the districts of Sqala and Habous.  Day 2 : Rabat - Meknes - Volubilis The next morning you will journey to the capital of Morocco, Rabat. Visit the Royal Palace, the Ouadaya Gardens Kasbah and the Hassan Tower Mosque. After lunch, you'll be driven to the Berber town of Meknes. Explore the intricate gateways, beautiful gardens and at 40-meter high city wall. Next is the ancient Roman city of Volubilis. Dating back to AD 40, Volubilis is home to some of the most impressive Roman ruins in North Africa. You'll finish the day with a short drive to the medieval city of Fez. Day 3 : Fez After breakfast you will begin a guided tour of the Fes, one of the world’s largest walled cities. Explore the narrow streets lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricate Berber carpets and many other local crafts. For lunch you may choose to eat in a traditional restaurant in the heart of the medina. After lunch, you will continue the tour to visit the King’s Palace and then the famous tanneries. Day 4 : Ouzoud Waterfalls After an early breakfast, you will depart for Marrakech via the Ouzoud Waterfalls. The beautiful drive will take you up into the Middle Atlas Mountains and along the base of the High Atlas Mountains. Along the way, you'll make a short stop in Ifrane to enjoy a walk along the cascades. Relax to the sound of the falls, enjoy a picnic lunch or visit one of the many cafés and restaurants. After a restful and relaxing afternoon, you’ll head to Marrakech.  Day 5 : Marrakech Today's tour of Marrakech begins with a trip to the iconic Koutoubia Mosque, home to the minaret which has become a symbol of the city. You will then visit the Saadian Tombs and the Bahia Palace. Then, experience traditional Arabic craftsmanship in the lively souks around Jemaa El Fna square. Home to many different types of traders, these bustling and aromatic streets are uniquely Moroccan. After lunch break, you head to the Majorelle Gardens & Menara Garden. Day 6 : Marrakech to Casablanca Transfer Your last day of travel will be in Marrakech. Free time will be given in the morning if you want to do some final shopping in Marrakech before being driven back to Casablanca in the afternoon.

From Rabat: Hiking and Kayaking Adventure at Dayet Erroumi

7. From Rabat: Hiking and Kayaking Adventure at Dayet Erroumi

Enjoy a picturesque day at lake Dayet Erroumi and take a hike around this idyllic lake. Partake in a delicious picnic lunch before kayaking across the crystal water of the lake. Escape the Hussle of the city as you leave Rabat at 9:00AM and take in the natural scenery on the drive to the peaceful waters of Dayet Erroumi where you will arrive at 10:30 AM. Hike around the lake and take some photos of the landscapes. Next, enjoy a hearty picnic in the woods. After lunch, kayak over the peaceful water until 4:00 PM. Spend some leisure time around the lake until you head back to Rabat at 6:00 PM

Rabat: Cooking Class in a Family Home

8. Rabat: Cooking Class in a Family Home

If you want to get to know true Moroccan hospitality and experience some culinary indulgences, this cooking class at Haja’s home is perfect for you. A licensed and enthusiastic guide will accompany you during this 4-hour activity that is sure to be the highlight of your trip to Morocco.   Start by accompanying your guide to the local market. They will provide you with all kinds of explanations regarding the products you need, traditions, and customs. Feel free to ask questions and share your culinary experiences⁠—the more you interact, the more you’ll discover.   Then, arrive at Haja’s home, where she will welcome you with open arms. Over the next few hours, Haja will teach you how to cook a tasty meal of local dishes. Choose between a traditional Moroccan cooking class or a session of Moroccan pastries and cakes. Cooking with Haja is a unique social experience during which she’ll share stories about food, her family, and her life.   Once your masterpieces are ready, savor the real taste of Moroccan cooking around a lunch served with a lot of love.

Marrakech: Imperial Cities 7-Day Tour

9. Marrakech: Imperial Cities 7-Day Tour

Explore the Imperial Cities souks, and monuments. See the impressive Hassan II Mosque, Old city of Rabat, Roman ruins at Volubolis, the beautiful Ouzoud Waterfalls and more on a 7 day tour. Head off to the Djemaa el-Fna, the centre square of the medina. Take a trip to the iconic Koutoubia Mosque, home to the minaret which has become a symbol of the city. Visit the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace and the lively souks around Jemaa El Fna square. Stroll through Majorelle Gardens and the peaceful site of the Menara Garden. Head to the coastal city of Casablanca. Walk around the Habous district with its small squares and maze-like narrow streets. Explore the colourful Habous Quarter, the Mehkma (Tribunal), the Notre Dame de Lourdes Cathedral and the famous Hassan II Mosque. Journey to the capital Rabat and visit the Royal Palace, Ouadaya Gardens Kasbah and the Hassan Tower Mosque. Drive to the Berber town of Meknes, before taking a short drive to the mediaeval city of Fez. Begin your guided tour of the Fes medina, one of the world’s largest walled in cities. Visit foundouk Najjarine which houses the ‘Museum of Wooden Arts and Crafts. See the Qaraouiyine mosque, which is both a university and a mosque situated in the heart of the Medina. Depart with a drive back to Marrakech via the Ouzoud Waterfalls, leading up to the Middle Atlas Mountains, where you can walk down along the cascades. Enjoy free strolling and shopping time in the old medina on your final day before departure at the airport.

Rabat Hotels to Casablanca Airport Private Transfer

10. Rabat Hotels to Casablanca Airport Private Transfer

Meet your multilingual, professional driver at the reception of your hotel, who will be holding a signboard with your name on it. Receive assistance with your luggage as you hop in your comfortable private transport.  Relax as you are transferred from Rabat to Casablanca Airport. Receive a bottle of water and WiFi for your journey and arrive at the airport on time for your departure.

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What people are saying about Rabat

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 26 reviews

I was in a solo trip and they made my day!!! Amazing and personalized experience in Volubilis with a Spanish guide and Meknez with an English guide. Private and comfortable taxi and always with the company of Ynass who picked me up from my Riad and dropped me to make sure I didn''t get lost in the middle fo the Medina. Super sweet and kind lady who speaks English perfectly!!! I highly recommend you to go with them if you are thinking on a tour !!!! MNF

My parents were very happy with the visit! The driver was on top of the best and the various guides were very friendly! Thank you for the visit in French and if I can just give you some advice; adapt the walking pace for older people;) Another huge thank you for this day: D !!

Very excellent trip with competent and attentive guides listening to all our concerns. I warmly recommend guide Kalidh and driver Adnan

Trip was very informative. Our only negative is the guide do not understand our English questions. His English was fine.

The guide was very helpful. We were able to see a lot of Tangier on the day