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An expedition of this magnitude is what we call a Morocco adventure tour. Trekking, hiking, exploring, discovering, camping, visiting all aspects of Morocco's cultural and historic sites, from high north to deep south, from the farthest point east to the extreme west of this marvelous and naturally endowed destination for active travelers. Morocco has fascinated world trotters and explorers since the dawn of time. If you like ancient history, archaic societies, cultural encounters, active and adventure discoveries, exotic explorations, off-the-beaten paths overland expeditions, all in the most diverse and beautiful natural setting then this adventure tour is for you. This is an active overland small group journey in the hinterland of Morocco, so keep it a discovery. This is an active Morocco tour for the explorer and nature enthusiast covering the ancient history of Imperial Cities, the Berber Atlas Mountains dwellers, and the bedouin nomads and traders of the Sahara desert oases. This truck overland expedition is designed for small groups but could be tailored as a private trip for independent travelers. Enjoy our Morocco cultural and active Tours in depth.
Arrival at Boukhalef Airport in Tangier or one of its ports, Your guide will be waiting for you to greet you then transfer to the hotel in Chefchaouen. Today we will take you to the picturesque city of Asilah, then Larach 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 driver 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 Hotel Merinides.
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 Hotel Des Merinides.
We will start the day with an excursion to the ancient city of Sefrou. 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.
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 that no word can describe. Breakfast with the Touaregs and continue on to explore the holy ancient city of Rissani exploring the best Sahara landscapes. Dinner and accommodations are in Erfoud.
Travel 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. Dinner and lodging at Tinsouline Hotel.
Enjoy 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.
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.
After breakfast, we will travel Bedouin Caravan Trails west to Guelmime, an ancient trade outpost, the exotic oases of Guelmime. Caravans still gather once a year to buy, sell and barter from major sub-Saharan countries of the Sahel and West Africa. Sometimes even from East Africa, a journey that takes months to sail the vast desert of the Sahara.
Travel in the morning from the best oasis of Goulimine to the Jewel of southwestern Morocco, the magnificent Tiznit. Named after a woman who has marked the Moroccan myths, the Seductive, Tiznit still lives up to the reputation of its founder. Lunch on the road in some of the best eateries this well-cultured region of Souss has to offer in its varied staples of Berber tagines cooked as in earthen pots in the same way ancient ancestors did. Dinner and accommodation are at hotel Tiznit.
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.
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.
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 at Jamaa el Fna Square will be reserved for you at a typical festivity of neighboring tribal dances and spectacular displays of horsemanship. Overnight will be at the Hotel.
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 rugged 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.
You will travel to Casablanca, stopping at El Oualidia for a seafood lunch. You will continue onward to El Jadida, where you will visit the citadel, evidence of the 11th-century Portuguese occupation. Finally, you will arrive in Casablanca, having completed a journey that has led you through immeasurable antiquity. You will conclude your day with a farewell dinner and spend the night 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.
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Cost per person: $2865 USD
Single supplement: $485 USD
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