Evening entertainment in the desert

Evening entertainment in the desert

Trekking in the Sahara Desert

Trekking in the Sahara Desert

The narrow alleys in Fes' old medina

The narrow alleys in Fes' old medina

The old medina in Essaouira

The old medina in Essaouira

The Kingdom of Heaven fortress

The Kingdom of Heaven fortress

The walled city of Essaouira

The walled city of Essaouira

One of the merchants in Fes' medina

One of the merchants in Fes' medina

One of the mosques in Marrakech

One of the mosques in Marrakech

Date and nut cart in Jemaa el-Fna

Date and nut cart in Jemaa el-Fna

Jemaa el-Fna at night is packed

Jemaa el-Fna at night is packed

A Moroccan home-cooked meal

A Moroccan home-cooked meal

The ancient Roman city of Volubilis

The ancient Roman city of Volubilis

Explore Morocco in 2018

Picture yourself…………

 

  • Riding a top a camel in the Sahara Desert gazing at the sun setting over a myriad of sand dunes

  • Writing your own Arabian Nights tale as you savor a traditional Moroccan meal in an overnight camp in the Sahara Desert while counting a plethora of stars in the nighttime sky

  • Exploring the labyrinth of alleyways in the 9th century medina of Fes

  • Marveling at the snake charmers and story-tellers in Jemaa el-Fna, - Marrakech's central square

 

  • Lying in bed in the early morning and listening to the call to prayer emanating from the local mosque

  • Just being somewhere that’s totally different than your normal day-to-day life

 

Tour highlights

 

  • Explore the heart of Morocco – 8 destinations, in 12 days, including the exotic cities of Casablanca, Fes and Marrakech, the High Atlas and Middle Atlas Mountains, the Rif Mountains, the Sahara Desert, the coastal city of Essaouira and the blue city of Chefchaouen

 

  • Live the life of a Bedouin, for an evening, as you camel trek in the Sahara Desert and then enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal and overnight in a desert camp

 

  • Tour the Hassan II Mosque – one of only a couple that non-Muslims are allowed to enter in Morocco

 

  • Explore the ancient Roman city of Volubilis from the 3rd century B.C.

 

  • Discover Moroccan food, savor the most popular dishes and then decide your favorites

 

  • Spend many of the nights in a riad, a traditional Moroccan house with an interior garden or courtyard, and then step out the door and explore the local medina and souk - an Arabian marketplace/bizaar

 

  • Discover why Marrakech is one of the world’s most fascinating destinations

 

  • Stroll along the ramparts of Essaouira with the Atlantic Ocean on one side of you and the old medina on the other and through the town of Chefchaouen with all of its hued blue-washed buildings of its old town

 

  • See the “Hollywood of Morocco” where Gladiator was filmed and the set for Kingdom of Heaven remains intact as an Arabian fortress in the desert

 

  • Enjoy the different landscapes of Morocco as your guide and driver chauffeur you from one destination to the next in an air-conditioned van as you gaze at Berber villages where the houses are made of mud, chat with your friends or just take a little snooze

 

  • Morocco has 9 UNESCO world heritage sites – we will visit 7 of them

 

  • You will sample much of Morocco on this trip – not too long in any one place. We don’t want you to get bored.

 

 

When and where the tour begins and ends

  • Starting point – arrive by June 19, 2018 in Casablanca, Morocco

  • Ending point – June 30, 2018 in Marrakech, Morocco

 

 

Length of tour: 11 nights/12 days

 

 

Tour price - $2,095 per person

  • Tour price is per person based on double occupancy

  • Contact me for single supplement info

 

 

Minimum # of travelers

  • At least 12 travelers to guarantee the tour’s departure at this price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spain add-on for those interested

  • For those interested in continuing, we offer a 6-night add-on to the cities of Seville & Granada in the Andalusia region of southern Spain

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