15 days,Casablanca to Marrakech

Wander ancient medinas and Roman ruins, ride a camel into the Sahara, spend a night in a desert tent and a mountain gîte, enjoy traditional Moroccan fare at a local home, shop in seaside Essaouira, set eyes on the blue city of Chefchaouen.

If you want to hit Morocco’s highlights, this is your adventure. Wander through kasbahs, spice markets and cities pulsing with energy on this comprehensive trip. Climb onto a camel and explore the edge of the Sahara before admiring the views from the heights of the Atlas Mountains. Experience the energy of imperial cities as you explore souks stuffed with exotic wares. Then take a moment to appreciate this amazing adventure as you camp under the stars among some of the world's biggest sand dunes.

What's Included

  • Tangier guided tour. Meknes guided tour. Volubilis guided tour. Fes medina guided tour. Sahara Desert excursion with camel ride and overnight Berber camp. Todra Gorge stay with walk through local villages. Aït Ben Haddou kasbah visit. Amred village walk (High Atlas). Gîte stay with traditional meals. Marrakech medina guided walk. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • 14 breakfasts, 3 dinners (Allow USD240-315 for meals not included)
  • Hotels (12 nts), gîte (1 nt, multi-share), nomad camp (1 nt, multi-share)
  • Private air-con van, camel, walking
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, driver
  • Small group experience; Max 14, Avg 10

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Day 1 Casablanca

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Tangier/Chefchaouen (1B)

Stop in Tangier for a guided tour of the medina, continue on to Chefchaouen for the evening.

Day 3 Chefchaouen (1B)

Options to hike in the Rif Mountains, explore the town, take a traditional hammam or visit a local weavers' cooperative.

Day 4 Meknes/Volubilis/Fes (1B)

Guided tour of the imperial city of Meknes and the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis before continuing on to Fes.

Days 5 Fes (1B)

Explore the bustling streets of Fes with a local guide and visit one of the ancient tanneries dating back thousands of years.

Days 6-7 Merzouga/Desert camp (2B,2D)

Drive south towards the Sahara Desert. Explore the local region before a memorable camel ride to overnight in a desert camp.

Day 8 Todra Gorge (1B)

Walk through local village farmlands and explore Todra Gorge.

Day 9 Aït Ben Haddou (1B)

Visit the Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Opt to participate in a tagine cooking class for insight on Moroccan cuisine.

Day 10 High Atlas Mountains (1B,1D)

Enjoy a guided walk to the village of Amred, at the base of the High Atlas Mountains. Let a mule carry the bags up to this mountain hideaway and hike alongside. Enjoy views of Mt Toubkal from the mountain gîte before a home-cooked dinner.

Days 11-12 Essaouira (2B)

Walk back to Imlil and transfer to the coastal town of Essaouira. Afternoon is free for exploration.

Days 13-14 Marrakech (2B)

Transfer to Marrakech, guided medina visit with certified city guide upon arrival. Opt to visit to Djemaa el Fna Square in the evening to see the gathering of musicians and street performers. Day 14 is a free day to explore. Don't leave Marrakech without dining at one of the many bustling food stalls in the square.

Day 15 Marrakech (1B)

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