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Imperial Cities and Desert MR

Visiting: Morocco
Tour Duration 15 Days

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Morocco Adventure Holiday

Enter the world of ancient Morocco on this journey through the imperial cities of Rabat, Meknes, Fes and Marrakech. We explore colourful souks, walk through gorges in the towering Atlas Mountains and discover desert oases, with the option of spending a night in the desert. We enjoy time with the locals as we travel through the land of Berbers and to the beautiful Atlantic coast where we relax in the tranquil port town of Essaouira.

Tour Highlights

  • Marrakech - Discover Morocco's vibrant Red City
  • Meknes and Rabat - Explore two fascinating imperial cities
  • Fes - The atmospheric medina also known as Mecca of the West
  • Merzouga Sand Sea - Take an optional camel ride through the impressive sand dunes of the Sahara or an overnight under the stars
  • Todra Gorge - Walk in Morocco’s Grand Canyon through spectacular rock formations
  • The Atlas Mountains - Beautiful mountain scenery in the highest mountain range in North Africa
  • Essaouira - Relax in the atmospheric port town on the Atlantic coast


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  • 1
    Join tour in Casablanca; meet your group

  • 2
    Train to Meknes; explore the Imperial city of Rabat

  • 3
    Meknes city tour; drive to Fes via Roman Volubilis

  • 4
    Discover Fes, with its bustling medina and souks

  • 5
    Drive over the scenic Middle Atlas to Erfoud

  • 6
    Chance to take a camel ride and camp in Merzouga

  • 7
    To Todra Gorge; take a walk along the fertile oasis

  • 8
    Walk through sheer cliffs and canyons in Todra Gorge

  • 9
    Visit the iconic Berber Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou

  • 10
    Drive to Imlil, the gateway to Jebel Toubkal

  • 11
    To the picturesque fishing town of Essaouira

  • 12
    In Essaouira; explore the medina or relax in a café

  • 13
    To Marrakech; chance to join a city tour

  • 14
    Free time to explore the Red City and Djemma el Fna

  • 15
    Tour ends in Marrakech

Tour notes

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Included meals 14 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
4WD, Bus, Train, On Foot
12 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Comfortable Hotel
1 night Standard Riad
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader
Group Size
Generally 10 - 15