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Marrakech ExpressScores 8.9 out of 10 based on 21 reviews
(9 out of 10)

John

Liverpool
The overall pace of the tour was moderate with enough free time to plan and visit other places individually once organised itinerary completed.

Our first night was spent in Tangier, where on the recommendation of the excellent Lahcen we ate authentic Moroccan meal at restaurant Mamounia in the Medina.
Hotel Tarik, if a bit run down, has a great location by Med with views across to Spain and Gibraltor.

Chefchaouen was less touristy and relaxed with a gentle uphill walk for overview of town and surrounding area. Lahcen, again a font of historical knowledge and authentic eating dishes, pigeon pastilla anyone?

My highlight was the next stop on the itinerary: The Medina in Fes for its architecture, colour, diversity, human activity and par excellence historical input of Rachid our knowledgeable, engaging guide.

Rabat was more fast paced and busy with motor cars, such a cntrast in pace to the "slow" paced Medinas, and with the irrepressable guide, Fatima, a whirlwind tour ensued! Fantastic! Careful if ordering gateaux in restaurant because all you will get is a plate of biscuits!, such are the joys of discovery in other countries cuisine.

Marrakech, certainly a place to experience, but to me was underwhelming, particularly its too touristy hassle of main square. Go visit the back streets and medina, immerse yourself in as much you can the real Morocco and Marrakesh, and get yourself an hamman scrub/massage, and shop around for best price.

I had a most relaxing hamman on the recommendation of Abdul our Marrakesh guide.
Thanks Ab.



In many ways a tour is only as good, enjoyable as its other fellow travellers and tour leader and I am glad the former were good company, and full of praise for our tour leader Lahcen's local knowledge and in depth history of Morocco, his professionalism, organisational skills, humour and personality. Also plaudits to regional guides Hamid(Tangier), Hamish(Chefchaouen), Rachid, (Fes), the irrepressible Fatima(Rabat) and Abdul(Marrakech)

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Confirmed traveller: 19 March 2017
Published on: 25 March 2017
(10 out of 10)

Anne

Hungerford
As a single and first-time traveller, this was a fantastic way to see Morocco. Our guide was knowledgeable and helpful. The pace was just right. We packed a lot into the trip but we were never rushed. Chefchaouen was beautiful and peaceful. Marrakech, in complete contrast, was bonkers; festival every night.
Confirmed traveller: 25 September 2016
Published on: 06 October 2016
(9 out of 10)

Clive

Zurich
Tangier and Fes are exceptional; but then so are Chefchouan and Marrakech. Rabat less so.
All the public transport was very comfortable, well organised, safe and timely (which is more than could be said for Swiss International Airlines, which, eventually, took me home to Zurich)
Confirmed traveller: 25 September 2016
Published on: 29 September 2016
(10 out of 10)

Catherine

Belfast
The trip gave a really good flavour of Morocco and for us the highlight was Chefchouan - we would have liked a little more time there. The only downside was the long wait at Casablanca for the flight to Tangier
Confirmed traveller: 03 April 2016
Published on: 14 April 2016
(8 out of 10)

Ilona

Hong Kong
Great variety of cities, polite and caring leader, great local guides.
Confirmed traveller: 03 April 2016
Published on: 06 April 2016
(8 out of 10)

Margaret

belfast
A little 2 much time waiting for connecting flights but brilliant value trip..especially loved Chefchaouan and Rabat
Confirmed traveller: 03 April 2016
Published on: 05 April 2016
(10 out of 10)

Fukiko

Northampton
The highlight of the trip was the public transports, Trains and buses between towns.
Particularly Train. Meeting and speaking with local people in a nice clean carriage was one of the best experience.
As non Arabic speaker with very limited French language competence, the tour leader played a big part integrate myself into their conversations.
I very much appreciated Mohamed our tour leader has done an exceptional work.

the top for others would be to suggest taking a small hot water bottle if they are traveling in the middle of winter as early morning + late night can be quite cold.
Confirmed traveller: 27 December 2015
Published on: 04 January 2016
(9 out of 10)

Toni

London
Well organised and welcoming fun tour. Mohammed is a great guide and I met a great bunch of people. Loved the time in the mountains, the souks in Fez and the coastal views in Rabat in particular. Would recommend to anyone who wants to get a feel for northern Morocco and experience the souks, sights and sounds of this beautiful country.
Confirmed traveller: 27 December 2015
Published on: 31 December 2015