Day Trip To Meknes and Volubilis :
Day trip to Meknes will allows you to explore one of the Imperial cities in Morocco. Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage. Not far from Meknes the Volubilis is the most important Roman site in this part of North Africa, built back in AD 40…
Availability : Every day from Fes
Destination : Volubilis & Meknes
Pickup : 9:00 am
Category : Private tour
Langauges : Frensh, English
Payment : Direct payment to the driver by any currency
Duration : 7 Hours
In the morning after your breakfast, you will drive with your driver/guide to Meknes through the Roman site of Volubilis. After an hour and half of driving, you will get to Volubilis, the well preserved Roman empire dating to 225 BC, where you will see the most beautiful Mosaics in Morocco dating back to 3rd century BC. Here you will have a guided tour of the site and learn a lot about the Roman Empire.
Afterward, you will drive another 30 minute to get to Meknes, the Ismaili capital of Morocco. In Meknes you see the fascinating :
-Bab El-Mansour: Meknes city gate the most beautifully decorated with Almohad patterns and zellij mosaics. Today the gate houses an arts and crafts gallery.
-The Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail : The most famous leader of Meknes, and the creator of much of its architectural splendour, is revered and remembered in this stylish, solemn mausoleum.
-the granary and the Sahrij Souani: The ancient granaries and vaults that were once designed as a state of the art project under imperial supervision may be overgrown with foliage, but they haven’t lost their impressive architectural features. and Sahrij Souani that used for irrigation and plantation.
In the afternoon, we will drive an hour and half, back to Fes.
PRICE…………………………………………………………………………………. 105 EUROS PER PERSON ( BASED ON 2 PERSONS SHARING THE VEHICLE). DISCOUNTS APPLY FOR 3 OR MORE PERSONS
This private tour includes :
1-Transportation in 4×4 Toyota Land Cruise with A/C or Comfortable Mini Van ( Hyundai H1 ) with A/C .
2- Local Guide in Volubilis, and Meknes.
3- An experienced , English speaking driver
This private tour not includes :
3- Entrance fees (museums).