Best day trip from Fes-Volubilis Moulay Idriss Meknes Day trip
Enjoy Volubilis Moulay Idriss Meknes Day trip, Excursion from Fez that takes you through Morocco’s history.Discovering thousands of years Moroccan heritage, monuments, gates, Moorish architecture and ancient ruins of Volubilis.
(9.30/10.30H) After breakfast, free pick up from your hotel /Riad in comfortable – air-conditioned vehicle. Take route pass through Ain Lah, Royal family firm, Zagotta, attractive Dam Achahad and Rif mountain. Stopping to enjoy the landscape, cool air and capture photos for a lifetime.
11.00H: By this time, we will arrive at Volubilis an attractive preserved Roman ruins.Together we will learn much more about the historical and the cultural Roman city by looking at the ruins of the Arch of Caracalla, Basilica and Capitoline Temple. Have free time to discover the place as you pleasant*2 and capture photos.
12.30H: Back to our comfortable vehicle for the next stop, The holiest Islamic town Moulay- Idriss which built by Moulay Idriss I. This latter is opened just for Muslims, but it gives to visitors an excellent impression, just by taking a look at the hallway of the town. It’s a panoramic view. We’ll watch elongated square above us, green-tiled pyramids of the Zaouia and stroll between the labyrinth of clean alleyways.
14.00H: lunch at the Local-Chic restaurants in Meknes that offer you a reduction of 15%.
Meknes sightseeing tour:
15.00H: Following lunch, start Meknes tour.We will see walls with monumental gates dating back to XVII-century such as Royal Palace, Berdaïne Bab, Bab Khemis, the famous gateway in north Africa Bab Mansour and El Heri es-Souan huge granaries and stables built by Moulay Ismail’s soldiers.
Next, we will go to the underground channels which bring fresh water from Middle Atlas Mountains, consisting also of tiny windows,walls and a great system of underfloor water channels which keep the temperatures cool, air circulating.
This building provides a major stabling and food around 12,000 horses and Moulay-Ismail regarded it as his exceptional architectural projects.Then, stop in Moulay Ismail mausoleum that was a long time only mosque which non-Muslims allowed to visit in Morocco. Visit also Place-El-Hedim great monumental and other places will be a surprise till your Day trip from Fes to Volubilis Moulay Idriss and Meknes.
* Volubilis Moulay Idriss Meknes Day trip, start at 09.30 at winter season. But, Romanian culture other seasons start at 10.30 because sunset is late at that time.
* We can offer a Local guide in order to under Romanian culture and history.