Morocco Adventure tours and expeditions

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Welcome to our adventure Morocco tours. An expedition of this magnitude is what we call a Morocco adventure tour that has it all. Trekking, hiking, exploring, discovering, camping, and visiting the best historical and natural landscapes highlights in Morocco. Join our small group overland tours to Morocco scheduled for 2023 and 2024


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Sarah Discoveries, inc offers you a tour to explore the best of Morocco from Tangier to Fez, to the Atlas Mountains, the Sahara desert, to the deep south, crowning this overland expedition with a visit to Marrakech, Essaouira, and Casablanca with much more. Travel from the farthest point east to the extreme west overland in a small group exploring this marvelous and naturally endowed cultural and adventure destination. Morocco has fascinated world trotters since the dawn of time. If you like ancient history, archaic societies, cultural encounters, active and adventure discoveries, exotic explorations, and off-the-beaten paths, all in the most diverse and beautiful natural settings then this Morocco overland tour is for you. Handpicked small group tour to Morocco for active travelers. An expedition in the hinterland of Morocco, so, keep it a discovery. This Morocco intrepid tour can be customized just for you at any time of the year. Enjoy our Morocco tours. Based on active discovery tours to Morocco depth

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrival to Casablanca Airport or Tangier

Upon your arrival at Casablanca Airport, your guide will be waiting for you to greet you then transfer to the hotel. The morning will be at leisure; the afternoon will be devoted to exploring the marvels of Tangier. Time mostly will be spent in the Kasbah and El grand Soco. Merchan old city and M’sella quarter. Dinner and overnight are at Solazure Hotel. Welcome to our Morocco adventure tours and expeditions.

Day 2: Travel from Tangier to Chefchaouen

Today, our Morocco tour will take you to the picturesque city of Tetouan to explore the marvels of white towns of Morocco, traditional fishing ports, Rif Mountains evergreen red cedar forests, Berber villages unique to this undiscovered region. At the end of the day, you will find yourself in the Marvelous Chefchaouen Mountain town and its vibrant aura of beauty and charm. Visit the city monuments and market and retreat to your hotel for the night. Our Morocco small group expedition has just begun.

Day 3: Travel Overland from Chefchaouen to Fez

Your tour guide will take you on a day trip visiting historic sites and interesting towns on the road to Fez. Visit the highlights of Meknes via Volubilis and Moulay Idris, an excursion that embodies much of Morocco's early history: Volubilis as its Roman provincial capital and Moulay Idris in the creation of the country's first Arab dynasty. Continue on to Fez, dinner, and accommodation at the hotel with your small group tour.

Day 4: Fez Historic Tour

Our Morocco active tour will take us today to explore the marvels of the historic, spiritual capital of Morocco Fez. The most ancient of imperial capitals, and the most complete medieval city of the Islamic world, Fez is undeniably unique. Culturally, spiritually stimulating with its haunting and beautiful sounds, infinite visual details, and unfiltered odors, Fez seems to exist suspended in time somewhere between the Middle Ages and modern times. Besides its electricity, it owes absolutely nothing to the West. As a spectacle, this is an entirely satisfying experience and a learning process about the sophistication of the Moroccan artisan. Visiting in the morning some of the important sites such as the Bouinania Medersa, the Moulay Idris Mausoleum, the Karaouiyine Mosque, the Attarine Medersa, and the Nejjarine Museum. lunch in a typical Moroccan restaurant, continue exploring the Medina in the afternoon. Dinner and accommodations are in your hotel. Reflect on your Morocco small group overland tour.

Day 5: Excursion from Fez to Sefrou and B'Halil

We will start the day with an excursion to the ancient city of Sefrou. The city that has thrived in the Phoenician and Roman times, an outpost that has linked Africa to Europe as trade Caravans use to meet there to exchange goods and Vehicles from camel to mule. An old trade outpost of sub-Saharan, it is also a three thousand years old spiritual center with a lot of Judaic roots. Shrines and notable places around the city are pilgrimage sites to Moroccan Jews today. Enjoy a little bit of hiking in the Middle Atlas to explore these marvelous landscapes. We will proceed to Bhallil to visit the troglodyte dwellings that have existed since Neolithic time and still serve the purpose. Return back to fez for dinner and accommodation.

Day 6: Overland from Fez to Midelt then to Erfoud

Our adventure trip will take us today to another aspect of Morocco discovering the rural environs of the Atlas Mountains Berber villages and wards. Mountains of over 7000 feet of altitude are covered with evergreen pines, tall cedar trees, and poplars, and laced with flowing streams. Initially, your first encounter with the Middle Atlas Mountains will appear oddly un-Moroccan as the architecture and flora of this area are more European than What was expected in African land. Your Overland expedition crossing Imouzzer village, followed by a quick stop at the Swiss-like town of Ifrane, will surely grab your attention to the question, am I really in Morocco. The ceremonial road will lead us to the dense cedar forests that stretched for miles and miles at the plateau of Azrou. Your tour leader will take some little detours in a cedar forest to introduce to one of the oldest inhabitants of this region, the Barbary Apes. This may also coincide with the encounter of a nomadic family in its temporary encampment while you are trekking the Atlas Mountains. Berber Nomads or Arab Bedouin are known for their unsurpassed hospitality, whenever we encounter them, they invite us to come to their tents and share at least a mint tea ceremonial drink with them.

Lunchtime will bring us to Midelt city, a landmark that separates the Middle Atlas ranges from the high Atlas Mountains that shelter the entire country from the sandstorms and heat of the Sahara Desert. In this area, the High Atlas Mountains, whose peaks are visible through the haze, soaring to over 12,000 feet. We will make a stop here to enjoy the landscape's natural setting at the meantime feast on shishkebab lunch in one of this crossroads town nestled at the peaks of Mount El Ayyachi. You will then continue your overland trek to Erfoud, one of the most delightful southern cities consisting of lush oases contrasting a dry red belt of the desert with a sudden drop into the green valley of Ziz. Copious date palm groves and flowing streams fill-up the horizons. The vastness of the desert and clean dry air gives the contrast of the deepest sheltering Sky. It is really hard to put into words the natural beauty of the Sahara desert mystery.

We will drive for a while across the oasis of Erfoud to be all of a sudden confronted with gigantesque golden sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. We will leave your vehicle and ride your camel over the dunes to our campsite set for us in the most natural and authentic Saharan fashion. Now let’s enjoy first a dramatic sunset at the expense of the desert and a night under the African Skies. After dinner, the Rokba drummers will animate our circle around a campfire dancing and chanting. A moment to celebrate mankind and Nature at their best.

Day 7: Merzouga - Rissani - Erfoud

An experience not to be missed is to watch the sun rises from the spectacular Merzouga dunes of the Sahara, so beautiful that no word can describe it. Breakfast with the Touaregs and continue on to explore the holy ancient city of Rissani. A special visit will be offered to you for the Grand fossils workshops. Later in the day, you will visit quarrels of fossils and natural sites. Dinner and accommodations are in Erfoud.

Day 8: Trek from Erfoud to Todra Gorges

The highest the narrowest gorges in the region are Todra and Dades, only 15 km from Tineghir. Traveling through the Dades valley in spring you will find the bloom of thousands of Persian roses filling up the air with an ethereal aroma certainly from heaven - cultivated as hedgerows dividing the different plots. Thousands of Kasbahs scattered in a surreal fashion as sandcastles standing erect in the shadow of time along the Dades River. Dinner and accommodation at Hotel Bougafer in Tineghir. Enjoy this Morocco lush valley in the Midst of the desert.

Day 9: Travel overland from Tinghir to Zagora

Travel overland in the morning to Zagora exploring the marvels of the Anti Atlas mountains and the beauty of the Draa valley oases and Kasbahs, stop in Agdez and other sun-baked mud hamlets of small villages among this largest belt of continuous oases in the world. Enjoy a day trekking at the valley of Draa. Dinner and lodging at Tinsouline Hotel.

Day 10: Trek from Zagora to M'Hamid Dunes

Your Morocco Expedition proceeds to explore the desert landscapes. A very interesting full day's excursion to the real gateway of the Moroccan Saharan Desert. We will drive through the lowlands and then along the mountain passes to Tamegroute. There, we will stop to visit the famous Moorish Koranic Library, with rare books and documents, some are written on gazelle hide from the 13th century. Return to Zagora.

Day 11: Travel from Zagora to Foum Zguid to Tata

Travel between the Sahara and the Atlas mountains across some of the most remote and breathtaking landscapes in the Sahara desert to reach the Oasis of Foum Zguid where the horizons stretch the imagination to a feeling of vastness and isolation of the Sahara desert. After lunch, we will cruise to Tata where we will enjoy a night in a typical Kasbah raised from the ground to challenge the tallest palm trees.

Day 12: Hike from Tata Oasis to Tafrout

Travel from the stark desert to the lush plateaus of the High Atlas Mountains where this ancient village is nestled among groves of almond groves. The afternoon will be devoted to the natural sites and Neolithic rock carvings this region is so known for. A natural library is scattered all over these slopes with a rich collection of archives of mankind's ancient history. Dinner and Lodging are at hotel Les Amadiers. Enjoy the best of the Atlas Mountains rock formation today.

Day 13: Overland from Tafrout to Taroudant

We will travel across great Berber villages known for their distinguished beauty, especially Through Ait Baha that overlooks a valley with a unique rocks formation. Reach the walled medieval city of Taroudant at the gate of the rich valley of Souss. Dinner and accommodation at a dignitary dwelling converted in our days to an atmospheric and intimate guesthouse Riad Ennakhil.

Day 14: Taroudant Historic Tour

Explore the city surrounded by regal, red-ochre walls, often referred to as “Little Marrakech”. With its authenticity and conservative style, today Taroudant surpasses the charm and beauty of Marrakech in the eyes of many discoverers, a day to enjoy the colorful pallets of a typical Moroccan city. Today is exposure to Berber cultural encounters. Enjoy the best visit to Taroudant with our local guide.

Day 15: Hiking the Atlas Mountains to Imlil

Today is the real Atlas Mountains trekking experience. Travel overland to Imlil via Asni and Tizi n’Test pass at an elevation of 11,000 ft. in an impressive site dividing these mountains in two distinct aspects. One side acts as a shield to protect the hinterland from the Sahara's harsh and dry expansion, the other side collects the moisture of the Gherbi winds from the Atlantic ocean, soft and evergreen. Such is the life of the Berber dwellers, a day of mountain hiking through the high peaks and deep valleys. This is an experience to treasure for a lifetime. Overnight and dinner will be at a guesthouse in Imlil.

Day 16: Trekking Day from Imlil to Marrakech

The morning will be devoted to trekking in the Toubkal plateau. After lunch, we will proceed to Marrakech to visit cliff-hanging villages and wards like Asni and Tahnaout. Arrival in Marrakech the "Morocco City" as the early travelers called it for it has always been something of a pleasure city, a marketplace where the southern tribesmen and Berber villagers bring in their goods, spend their money, and find entertainment. For tourists, it's an enduring fantasy - a city of immense beauty, low, pink, and tent-like before a great shaft of mountains, and immediately exciting. Visit the famous Jemaa El Fna square. Dinner will be in a typical Marrakesh restaurant, Overnight at the hotel.

Day 17: Marrakech Historic Guided Tour

Morning devoted to discovering the historical sites, visiting at the Menara irrigation pools, Bab Agnaw Gate, the Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, the Badia Palace, Dar Si Said museum. Explore the vibrant souks of Marrakech in the afternoon. Dinner Fantasia will be reserved for you at a Jamaa El Fna typical festivity of the Square. Overnight will be at the Hotel.

Day 18: Travel from Marrakech to Essaouira

Travel to Essaouira (Mogador), apart from the immediate impact of sea air and the friendly animation of the town, the predominant images of Essaouira are of the Atlantic - of the ragged coast and offshore islands, the vast expanse of empty sands trailing back along the promontory to the south, and the almost Gothic scenery of the eighteen-century fortifications. Lunch will be at Chalet de la Mer restaurant overlooking the ocean. Dinner and accommodations are at Hotel Des Iles.

Day 19: Overland trip from Essaouira to Casablanca

Travel to Casablanca via El Jadida with a stop at El Oualidia for a seafood lunch. Drive along the coastline to El Jadida to visit the citadel, a vestige of the Portuguese occupation during the 11th century. Continuation to Casablanca with an accomplished feeling that you have traveled in the same footsteps of antiquity, leaving you with an immediate nostalgia for this hospitable land. Goodbye dinner and overnight at the Hotel.

Day 20: Transfer to Casablanca Airport - Home

Morning Departure to Mohamed V Airport to connect to your flight back home. We hope that our Morocco Overland Expedition was up to your expectations. Come back and visit us with another Morocco adventure Tour.

What is included:

  • Services of local guides
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Breakfast, and dinner daily
  • Transportation in 4X4 vehicles
  • Fees to Monuments and Museums
  • 19 nights in hotels, riads and Guesthouses

Hotels Used:

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Cost per person: $2485 USD

Single supplement: $445 USD

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