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  • Private guided historical visit of Meknes Souks and Sights.
  • Immerse yourself in the wonderful Roman ruins at Volubilis to have a real sense of Roman lifestyle.
  • Insightful and knowledgeable demonstrations with our travel insiders.
  • Meet locals and uncover the secrets of the real life in Meknes.
  • Visit the most beautiful Bab in all of the Maghreb – the Bab Mansour.
  • Walk in the El Heri es-Souani, the granary of huge vaulted structures and stables built by Moulay Ismail’s soldiers.
  • Visit the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum and the Place el-Hedim.


TRANSPORTATION Train & Rail, Local Transport

This Full-day trip in Meknes and Volubilis is available as part of any tailor-made vacation with Morocco travels.

Meknes Vollubilis Day Trip:

Your day excursion to 2,000 past years starts in the morning after breakfast at your hotel or Riad where you stay in Fes, across the wide Saiss Plain to the wonderful Roman ruins in Volubilis, the Volubilis of really ancient olive presses, monumental arches, incredible mosaics, mansions and Corinthian columns where you’ll feel a real sense of Roman lifestyle.

The site includes the Mansion containing the mosaic of the Hercules’ Labours, the Baths of Gallienus, Forum’s Baths with their fragmentary mosaics, the Orpheus’ House and its mosaic Dolphin and Orpheus Myth; you may see many mosaics only from the outside of the Cortege of Venus, then get in to see the Bacchus ‘ medallions , the Abduction of Hylas and Diana; the Gordian Palace with its pooled courtyards & bathhouse, the House of Nymphs, the House of the Seasons, the House of the Wild Beast, the House of Flavius Germanus, the Capitol & the House of Ephebus with its pictorial mosaics, the Knight’s House with an unfinished mosaic of Dionysus Discovering Ariadne Asleep, and finally the Triumphal Arch.

We leave Volubilis & drive alongside the outlying ridges of the hills in Zerhoun area to stop for a guided visit of the famous village of Moulay Idriss Zerhoune, the holiest Islamic town in Morocco, thousands of Moroccan faithful people come to moussem ( pilgrimage ) every August to pray in this land of this descendant of the Prophet Mohammed.
Above you in the elongated square, you will see the Zaouia with its green-tiled pyramids & two conical quarters, you will get the chance to stroll amidst the labyrinth of alleyways before leaving for the Imperial City of Moulay Ismail, Meknes City.

In the Imperial City of Meknes (UNESCO World Heritage Site), you will easily visit the most beautiful gateway in all of the Maghreb – the Bab Mansour. From here you will head to the Sehrij-Souani , well known for its underground channels that brought fresh water from the distant Middle Atlas Mountains; next to this strategic pool, the stables & the granary with its huge vaulted structures were built by the soldiers of Moulay Ismail.
Continue your visit to The Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail and el-Hedim Place; you will also get the opportunity to taste Moroccan food during your lunchtime before leaving Meknes in the afternoon.
Arriving back in your hotel or Riad in the early evening, the scope, the beauty of our visit & the drama forever indelibly imprinted in your memory.

Your private Full-day tour includes:

  1. Private round-trip transportation aboard an air-conditioned and high-comfortable vehicle
  2. All vehicle charges: Gasoline, parking, toll road.
  3. English speaking – friendly, easygoing and open-minded driver.
  4. An experienced English-speaking, Licensed guide throughout your full-day private tour in Meknes and Volubilis.
  5. Entrance fees to all visited historical monuments and sites.
  6. Pick up from your accommodation (Hotel or Riad) or the airport in Fes.
  7. Drop off at accommodation (Hotel or Riad) or the airport in Fes.
  8. Free stops to use the facilities & enjoy the panoramic views.
  9. Mineral water & Moroccan tea in the road & during the tour.
  10. Elegant Meals: Sumptuous lunch at the heart of the old medina in Meknes.
  11. All vehicle charges: Gasoline, parking, toll road;
  12. VAT & Regional Taxes.
  13. 24/7 Customer Support

Your private Full-day tour excludes:

  1. International Travel Insurance Charges.
  2. Drinks & Tips.
  3. All services that are not mentioned.
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