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Welcome to our Morocco tours and expeditions with locals. This is Morocco expedition of this magnitude is what we call a Morocco adventure. Trekking, hiking, exploring, discovering, camping, visiting all over Morocco diverse landscapes from high north to the deep south, from the farthest point east to the extreme west of this marvelous and naturally endowed destination with a small group or call us to personalize a private customized expedition just for you in 2023 and 2022. 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, off-the-beaten paths hiking, all in the most diverse and beautiful natural setting then this Morocco tour is for you. This is an active expedition in the hinterland of Morocco, so keep it a discovery. Join in the spirit to explore the best of Morocco overland truck tours 2022 and 2023.
Once you land at the Mohamed V Airport in Casablanca, your guide will meet you at your arrival gate to take you immediately to Rabat. You will then proceed to Rabat on your overland truck expedition to check-in to your hotel. The remainder of the afternoon will be devoted to visiting the highlights of Rabat.
You will reach Rabat, a city styled in a spaciously elegant European grid, yet slightly aware of its modernity. Rabat and its twin city Sala Colonia are separated by only a river but are historically worlds apart. They have an ancient legacy that spans hundreds of generations. Each civilization that has inhabited each of the cities has left its mark, resulting in a wide variety of architectural styles, including those from the Phoenician and Roman eras. You will spend your day discovering the delights that Rabat has to offer.
Your guide will take on a historical and lively tour of the Jewish quarter, the Mellah in the Heart of the city starting at Place Sidi Makhlouf. The 12-century ramparts are best seen from this landmark. Walk up to Bab Chellah in the medina and cross Sidi Fateh St. This will lead you to the traditional Souk Laghzel (Yarn market). Your guide will introduce you to the importance of this guild on a textile role in Moroccan society. Later, you will cross to the citadel of the Oudaya Kasbah entering from its 12th-century main gate to explore an extraordinary Medieval Moorish marvel overlooking the delta of Bourgreg River.
You will have the opportunity to visit the old-fashioned Moorish gardens, stop in a traditional coffee house for mint tea, and in between explore the Oudaya museum of tribal arts and crafts. A docent will introduce you to traditional Berber Textiles. You will continue your quest by exiting the Oudaya Kasbah and up the hill to visit the Hassan Tower and Mohamed the V Mausoleum, an emblem of the real Moroccan architecture at its finest. You will reach the Royal Palace and the Necropolis of Chellah at the end of your tour. Finally, you will return to the hotel with your group for dinner and other accommodations.
After breakfast, our overland expedition proceeds to Chefchaouen. Today we will take you to the picturesque city of Chefchaouen visiting Larach on the way 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. Endly, you will find yourself in the Marvelous Chefchaouen Mountain town and its vibrant aura of beauty and charm. Your guide will introduce the historic highlights of the city to you. Dinner and accommodation at Akchour Guesthouse.
Your driver will take you on a day trip overland on your 4X4 truck expedition 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.
The most ancient of imperial capitals, and the 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 at your hotel.
We will start the day with an excursion to the ancient city of Sefrou riding your overland truck. The city that has thrived in the Phoenician and Roman time, an outpost that has linked Africa to Europe as trade Caravans use to meet there to exchange goods and Vehicle 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. After a little Middle atlas hiking to explore these landscapes we will proceed to Bhallil to visit the troglodyte dwellings that have existed from Neolithic time and still serve the purpose. Return back to fez for dinner and accommodation.
After breakfast, we will kiss Fez goodbye and hop onto our overland truck toward the Sahara desert crossing the sumptuous Atlas Mountains. The first hills you see of the Middle Atlas seem oddly un-Moroccan. Evergreen pines, tall cedar trees on the peaks, and poplars stand copiously on the foothills, laced with flowing streams. The road across is almost ceremonial. Azrou, the first real town of the Middle Atlas, stands at a major junction of routes, it's an important market center, and it has long held a strategic role in controlling the Berbers of the mountains. The Middle Atlas cease at Midelt, where suddenly, through the haze, appear the much greater peaks of the High Atlas formidably rising behind the town to reach a massive range, the Djebel Ayashi at over 12,000 ft. The drama of this sight, tremendous in the clear, cool noon, is the most compelling reason to stop over for lunch. Erfoud, one of the most pleasing of all southern routes: a dry, red belt of the desert, and then suddenly, a drop into the valley filled with date palm groves. Dinner accommodations are at camp with the Tuaregs over the dunes of Merzouga. You can ride your camel to camp or simply hop in our Land Rover to cruise these gigantesque dunes.
An experience not to be missed is to watch the sun rises from the spectacular Merzouga dunes of the Sahara, so beautiful and dramatic natural setting that no word can describe. Breakfast with the Touaregs and continue on to explore the holy ancient city of Rissani in your overland 4X4 Vehicle with your small group. In the end, you will have dinner and accommodations are in Erfoud.
Today is a trekking day to explore the beauty of the valley of Ziz Oases and Todra Gorges and Rock Formation. The highest the narrowest gorges in the region are in Todra Valley, 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.
Travel in the morning with your group 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. Dinner and lodging at Tinsouline Hotel.
Enjoy a very interesting full day's excursion to M'Hamid El Ghouzlane, 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.
Travel between the Sahara and the Atlas Mountains on your Overland truck 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 transfer to Tata where we will enjoy a night in a typical Kasbah raised from the ground to challenge the tallest palm trees of this oasis. Enjoy the starry nights of the Sahara desert.
Tata to climb to the highlands of Tafrout. Hop on your overland truck and 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 scattered all over these slopes with a rich collection of archives of mankind's ancient history. Dinner and Lodging are at hotel Les Amadiers.
We will travel across great Berber villages known for their distinguished beauty, especially Through Ait Baha that overlooks a valley with a unique rock formations. 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.
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.
After breakfast, we will hop on our overland truck cruising the best landscapes and the highest pass of the Atlas Mountains, a highlight day on our Morocco Expedition. Depart to Imlil via Asni and Tizi n’Test pass at an elevation of 11,000 ft. in an impressive site dividing these mountains into 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 hike through the high peaks and deep valleys. This is an experience to treasure for a lifetime. Overnight and dinner will be at a guesthouse. Experience the best of Atlas Mountains hiking and trekking at the Toubkal Regions
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 Tahanout. Arrival in Marrakech the "Morocco City" as the early travelers called it has always been something of a pleasant 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.
Morning devoted to discovering the historical sights, 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 typical festivity of neighboring tribal dances and spectacular displays of horsemanship. Overnight will be at the Hotel.
You will depart for Casablanca Airport in the morning where you will board your flight back home with a lifetime worth of memories packed neatly into your suitcase. We hope you have enjoyed our Morocco overland truck expedition. Come back for more of the Morocco adventure tours!
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