day trip from-casablanca to rabat

Casablanca To Rabat Excursion

While you’re in port in Casablanca, spend your time exploring Morocco’s ancient capital on this private Rabat shore excursion.

On your sightseeing tour, travel along the Atlantic coast to Rabat and discover top city attractions like the Royal Palace and Chellah — an abandoned 12th-century fortress. Follow your guide to the Mausoleum of Mohammed V, a masterpiece of Moroccan architecture. Admire the red sandstone Hassan Tower and explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kasbah of the Udayas, near the banks of the Bou Regreg River.

When your cruise ship docks in Casablanca, enjoy a shore excursion to see the best sights of near by RabatMorocco’s ancient capital. Meet your private guide at Casablanca’s port and hop aboard your air-conditioned vehicle for the 1-hour journey north along the coast to Rabat. On arrival, begin with a tour through the city. Take in top attractions such as the esplanade of the Royal Palace — the official residence of the King of Morocco — and Chellah, an abandoned fortress dating back to the 12th century. Sit down to lunch at your leisure (own expense) at one of the city’s traditional restaurants or in a cafe on the marina, then continue on to the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. Widely considered a masterpiece of modern Alaouite dynasty architecture, the mausoleum houses the tombs of the Moroccan king Mohammed V and his son.

Continue on to the historic Hassan Tower, a Rabat landmark of red sandstone nestled among the ruins of a 12th-century mosque. Head to the Bou Regreg River and stop to visit the Kasbah of the Udayas, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed Islamic fortress built during the reign of the Almohads. Spend time admiring the kasbah’s impressive gardens, then hop back in your vehicle and relax on the coastal drive back to port in Casablanca, where your tour will come to an end