Rabat Day Trip from Casablanca
Rabat day trip from Casablanca
Book Rabat day trip to explore the capital of Morocco. Rabat is classified since 2012 as a UNESCO shared heritage.
Rabat is the Capital of Morocco and it is one of the imperial cities of Morocco, the political and administrative center of the country where the Royal Palace, the government and embassies are located. Rabat is located in the northern area of the country, along the Atlantic coast and on the left bank of the mouth of Bouregreg.
Rabat Day Trip will lead you to discover the main sites of Rabat: such as, the Kasbah of Oudaias, the Hassan Tower and the ruins of 200 columns, the Chellah Necropolis, the Mohamed V Mausoleum, the medina and more!
Chellah: or Sala Colonia is a necropolis and complex of ancient Roman Mauritania Tingitana and medieval ruins at the outskirts of Rabat, it is the most ancient human settlement on the mouth of the Bou Regreg River.
Hassan Tower: It’s the minaret of an incomplete mosque, the tower was intended to be the largest minaret in the world along with its mosque but the work stopped just after the death of Yaakub Al Mansour.
Oudayyas Kasbah: is a Kasbah at the mouth of the Bou Regreg River, it was built in the twelfth century by the Almohads who called it “Al Mahdia” in reference to their leader Al Mahdi Ben Tumurt. Originally this Kasbah was a Ribat (a military defense). And later the kasbah gave its name to the whole city. Kasbah Oudayas is a city within a city, a little city apart in Rabat. In 2012 it was inscribed on the list of World Heritage of UNESCO as a cultural asset along with other sites in the city.
8pm- pick up
Perfect trip driver will pick you up from your hotel in Casablanca if you are already staying in this city or from the port if you just arrived. Departure to Rabat via the highway. Upon arrival you will be joined by your local guide before starting the visit. The visit will start at Chellah or Sala Colonia which is a necropolis and complex of ancient Roman Mauritania Tingitana and medieval ruins at the outskirts of Rabat; it is the most ancient human settlement on the mouth of the Bouregreg River. Next you have the chance to see the Hassan Tower which is a minaret of an incomplete mosque, this tower was intended to be the largest minaret in the world along with its mosque but the work stopped just after the death of Yaakub Al Mansour.
1pm- Lunch Time
Optional Lunch. Your tour guide can recommend you some good restaurants located in the heart of the old Medina. Free time to discover Rabat city at your own pace.
End of the visit and transfer back to your hotel in Rabat.