G Adventures - 14 Night Moderate Tour Package14-Nights Highlights of Morocco-Classic

Tours offered from April 14th, 2018 - December 6th, 2019

Starting from only $1,349.00 (USD)


Tour Overview

Highlights of Morocco 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.HighlightsWander ancient medinas and Roman ruins, ride a camel into the Sahara, spend a night in a desert tent and a mountain g?te, enjoy traditional Moroccan fare at a local home, shop in seaside Essaouira, set eyes on the blue city of ChefchaouenAccommodationHotels (12 nts), mountain g?te (1 nt, multi-share), tented desert camp (1 nt, multi-share).Group LeaderChief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, driverGroup Size NotesMax 14, Avg 10.Meals Included14 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinnersWhat's IncludedG Adventures for Good: Meknes Community Lunch, Mekn?s Local Living: Overnight at Berber Desert Camp, Sahara Bedouin Camp Local Living: Mountain G?te Stay with Traditional Moroccan Meal, Aroumd. Tangier guided tour. Volubilis guided tour. Fes medina guided tour. Sahara Desert excursion with camel ride. Todra Gorge stay with walk through local villages. A?t Ben Haddou kasbah visit. Aroumd village walk (High Atlas). Marrakech medina guided walk. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

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G Adventures: Highlights of Morocco

Day 1 Casablanca
Please note that this tour does not spend any time in Casablanca.You may wish to come a day early in order to explore Casablanca, and take some time to see its medina, beachfront, and classic examples of Art Deco architecture.Be sure to also visit the spectacular Hassan II Mosque. Entrance is only permitted via guided tours, which operate from Saturday to Thursday (closed Fridays) at 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, and 14:00. These times are subject to change (particularly around Ramadan), please double check times with your hotel. Tickets can be purchased at the mosque.Additional Notes: A general note about this tour: it has a very fast-paced itinerary, which covers a lot of ground. This is great as it allows us to see a huge amount in the time available, but it also means some early starts, some long drives in the minivan, and less free time than many other G Adventures tours.Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Meals:

Day 2 Casablanca/Chefchaouen
Depart in the morning for Tangier. Take a guided tour of city sites, including the medina, kasbah, Grand Socco (a bustling square at the entrance to the medina) and Petit Socco, a little square in the medina perfect for people-watching and mint tea-drinking. In the afternoon, continue on to Chefchaouen.Included Activities: Tangier Guided TourTransport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Meals: (1B)

Day 3 Chefchaouen
Enjoy a free day in Chefchaouen to explore. The city, whitewashed in different shades of blue, is spectacular on its own but with the surrounding mountains, it's a sight to behold. At sunset, opt to visit the Spanish Mosque for a stunning panoramic view of the city.
Meals: (1B)

Day 4 Chefchaouen/F?s
Continue through the rolling hills to the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Take a guided tour of the best-preserved Roman ruins in this part of Northern Africa, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.After, continue to the imperial city of F?s, one of Morocco's most interesting cities.Included Activities: Meknes Community Lunch Volubilis Guided TourTransport: Private Vehicle Private Vehicle Private Vehicle
Meals: (1B, 1L)

Day 5 F?s
Enjoy a half-day medina walking tour, with free time in the afternoon to explore more of the city.The F?s medina is the world?s largest living medieval medina and a UNESCO site. Explore the artisan quarters, sample treats from the carts, and view F?s' famous leather tannery from above.In the evening, opt for dinner in a converted riad complete with local specialties, music, and belly dancing or visit a local hammam to chat with the locals.Additional Notes: Only certified local guides are allowed to act as guides in the medina, so your CEO cannot go with you to the medina during free time.Included Activities: F?s Medina Guided Tour
Meals: (1B)

Day 6 F?s/Merzouga
Travel through the diverse landscapes that make Morocco so unique. Pass through cedar and pine forests, keeping an eye out for Barbary apes. Pass over the Middle Atlas Mountains through the pre-desert countryside with its deep gorges filled with a splendid oasis of green palm groves. Arrive at the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert.Spend the night in a desert auberge (simple hotel), located right on the edge of the dunes. Have a local-style dinner and spend the night.Additional Notes: Some rooms may have shared bathroom facilities.Transport: Private Vehicle
Meals: (1B, 1D)

Day 7 Merzouga/Sahara Bedouin Camp
Enjoy a free day until heading out on a camel safari in the late afternoon. Spend the cool morning exploring the undulating golden sand of the dunes or simply relaxing by the pool.Opt to explore the surrounding communities on a 4x4 excursion.In the afternoon, take an overnight bag and set off on a 1-hr camel ride to a desert camp deep in the dunes. Local guides will teach you how to mount and dismount and how to tie a turban to keep the desert sun off your face and add a little flare to your photos.Enjoy a warm welcome at the desert camp followed by a traditional dinner under the stars. There will be time to hear stories about life in this region and perhaps, if lucky, be treated to some traditional music on the drums.Additional Notes: Notes for the Sahara Desert tented camp stay:There will be a chance to repack and take only overnight bags out to the desert. The accommodations are basic, with four people per tent (though feel free to sleep out under the stars). Bathroom facilities are basic and shared.Mattresses with sheet and blanket are provided. For winter months (Nov- April), we recommend bringing a sleeping bag for additional warmth.There will be the chance to shower upon arrival in Merzouga the following morning.Included Activities: Overnight at Berber Desert CampTransport: Camel
Meals: (1B, 1D)

Day 8 Sahara Bedouin Camp/Todra Gorge
Rise early to get on our trusty camels. Watch the sunrise before returning to Merzouga.Continue through a stone desert to the stunning Todra Gorge. Wedged between massive cliff walls, the gorge is filled with a green oasis of palm trees. This serene spot is great for hiking, relaxing on the edge of the river or sampling some local Berber delicacies.Transport: Camel Private Vehicle
Meals: (1B)

Day 9 Todra Gorge/Ait Benhaddou
Travel along the ?Route of 1000 Kasbahs? to the thriving town of Ouarzazate for a lunch stop. This town is home to Atlas Film Studios, where many films have been shot over the years, including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator.Continue on to the fascinating and beautiful A?t Ben Haddou, a wonderful example of a kasbah.In the evening there may be the chance for an optional cooking class. Learn the secrets of how to make the perfect tagine and then sample your skills for dinner.Included Activities: A?t Ben Haddou Kasbah Guided TourTransport: Private Vehicle
Meals: (1B)

Day 10 Ait Benhaddou/Aroumd
Leave the pre-desert country for the magnificent High Atlas Mountain landscape, crossing the Tizi n?Tichka pass at 2260m. Head into the splendid Toubkal National Park, passing through small villages on winding mountain roads, arriving at the village of Imlil.With our main luggage transported by mule, embark on the walk from Imlil to the little village of Aroumd (1 hr), arriving at our simple mountain g?te for the night.Enjoy a homemade dinner of local produce in the cozy salon. Settle in and enjoy the tranquility, fantastic views, and clean mountain air of this magical region.Additional Notes: Accommodation is multi-share, up to six beds in each room. Bedding is provided, but you will need to bring a sleeping bag for additional warmth if travelling between November and April. You will also need to bring your own towel. Bathroom facilities are shared.Included Activities: Mountain G?te Stay with Traditional Moroccan Meal Mountain G?te Stay with Traditional Moroccan MealTransport: Private Vehicle While the walk to the g?te is uphill, it is achievable by anyone of average fitness. Take it at a slow pace! Walking
Meals: (1B, 1D)

Day 11 Aroumd/Essaouira
After breakfast, take a scenic hike back down the mountain to meet the van in Imlil and head to the coastal town of Essaouira, arriving mid-afternoon. The rest of the day is free to explore as you wish.Browse the many shops for leather, jewellery, lamps or trinkets. Watch the brightly painted ships bring their catch into the busy harbour or take a stroll along the long, sandy beach. This is the perfect place to enjoy some local seafood and unwind.Transport: Walking Private Vehicle
Meals: (1B)

Day 12 Essaouira
Enjoy a free day exploring this coastal port town any way you like.
Meals: (1B)

Day 13 Essaouira/Marrakech
Journey to Marrakech. After arriving in the "Red City," join a certified city guide for a tour of the Marrakech medina. Visit the historical Koutoubia Minaret and gardens, Bahia Palace, the Mellah, and the Saadian Tombs.Later, opt to discover the secrets of this amazing, ancient city. Relax at one of the tea houses around the square, watching the hustle and bustle from a shady spot.End the day like a local with an optional group dinner in the famous food stalls of Djemaa el Fna.Included Activities: Marrakech Medina Guided WalkTransport: Private Vehicle
Meals: (1B)

Day 14 Marrakech
A great place to start your adventure is Djemaa el Fna square, in the heart of the medina. The square changes its offerings throughout the day. Finish up your souvenir shopping or wander the new part of the city for a taste of the modern.
Meals: (1B)

Day 15 Marrakech
Depart at any time.
Meals: (1B)

Tour Dates & Pricing

  • Saturday April 14th, 2018 - Saturday May 19th, 2018
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  • Monday May 21st, 2018 - Monday June 4th, 2018
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  • Monday June 4th, 2018 - Monday June 18th, 2018
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  • Monday June 11th, 2018 - Monday June 25th, 2018
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  • Saturday June 30th, 2018 - Saturday July 14th, 2018
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  • Monday July 23rd, 2018 - Monday August 6th, 2018
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  • Saturday September 1st, 2018 - Monday October 29th, 2018
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  • Saturday December 1st, 2018 - Saturday December 29th, 2018
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  • Friday January 4th, 2019 - Friday March 29th, 2019
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  • Monday April 1st, 2019 - Friday May 24th, 2019
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