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.
Arrive at any time.
Stop in Tangier for a guided tour of the medina before continuing on to Chefchaouen for the evening.
Opt to hike in the Rif Mountains, explore the town, try a traditional hammam or visit a local weavers' cooperative.
Day 4Chefchaouen/Fès(1B, 1L)
Enjoy a Planeterra-supported traditional lunch before taking a guided tour of the imperial city of Meknes and the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis before continuing on to Fès.
Explore the labyrinth of streets within the famous Fès medina with a local guide. Marvel at one of the ancient tanneries and take in the view from above.
Day 6Fès/Merzouga(1B, 1D)
Enjoy a long, but beautiful, travel day across the unique landscape of Morocco to get to the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert.
Day 7Merzouga/Sahara Bedouin Camp(1B, 1D)
Explore the sand dunes by foot or opt to take a 4x4 excursion. In the late afternoon, enjoy a camel ride to overnight in a desert camp.
Day 8Sahara Bedouin Camp/Todra Gorge(1B)
Walk through local village farmlands and explore Todra Gorge.
Day 9Todra Gorge/Aït Ben Haddou(1B)
Visit the Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Opt to participate in a tagine cooking class for an intro to Moroccan cuisine.
Day 10Aït Ben Haddou/Aroumd(1B, 1D)
Enjoy a walk to the village of Aroumd, 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.
Walk back to Imlil and transfer to the coastal town of Essaouira. The afternoon is free for exploration.
Enjoy a free day exploring this coastal port town any way you like.
Drive to Marrakech for a medina tour with a certified city guide. Opt to visit Djemaa el Fna Square in the evening to see the gathering of musicians and street performers.
Enjoy a final free day to explore.
Depart at any time.
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