7 day escorted tour tinerary

Highlights of Morocco Tour

Bustling cities, enchanted deserts and charming beachfronts

Combining all the best bits this fascinating country has to offer, fuse the authentic and bustling city of Marrakech with the glorious seaside resort of Essaouira. Experience a night like never before as you gaze upon the desert stars at Scarabeo desert camp where soft furnishings, Berber rugs and a candle light banquet awaits. Shop till you drop at Marrakech's most famous square - Djemaa El Fna before discovering your inner chef with a traditional Moroccan cooking class. Explore the diverse culture and landscapes in this seven day Highlights of Morocco tour.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Experience a traditional Moroccan cooking class
  • Discover all that Djamaa El Fna has to offer by day and by night
  • Camp under the stars with a desert glamping adventure

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
7 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private basis, Escorted
Included
  • Accommodation as detailed on all nights (alternative but similar hotels may be used at certain times of the year)
  • Bed & Breakfast board basis throughout tour duration
  • All transfers between destinations
  • Selection of excursions are included
Not included
  • Optional additional excursions
  • Tips for the guide/driver

Itinerary Breakdown

Upon arrival at the airport, meet your Moroccan tour guide who will assist in your transfer to Essaouira. On route, cross the Argan forest before reaching Essaouira.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Dar L’Oussia

Following a traditional Moroccan breakfast, enjoy a visit to the focal point of Essaouria's charm; its old fishing harbour. Wander the fish market and stop at a local cafe to soak up the fascinating history and architecture. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided tour to the medina where locals come to sell their produce. Here you can pick up everything you need from spices to fragrances. 

Overnight Accommodation

  • Dar L’Oussia

Retreat from the coast inland as you make your way to the Agafay Desert. On route, visit the famous Melia families Val d'Argan vineyards when you can enjoy a spot of wine tasting and lunch. Heading deeper into the Agafay Desert, settle down for a night under the stars at Scarabeo Camp. Lined with Berber rugs and candle light, experience a night like no other surrounded by rolling deserts. 

Overnight Accommodation

  • Scarabeo Camp

After a leisurely morning in the desert, hope back onto the road and head to the bustling city of Marrakech. With your local guide, explore the hidden aspects to Marrakech unbeknown by tourists. Discover some of the cities older quarters before heading to the famous square of Djemaa El Fna. Home to traditional food stalls, exciting entertainment and rooftop restaurants. 

Overnight Accommodation

  • Les Jardins de la Medina or Riad Kniza

Enjoy a guided historical visit, stopping first at Koutoubia minaret. Hidden away behind high walls are the Saadian Tombs, this necropolis and Mausoleum display a very high level of Moorish decoration. Discover the sumptuous Majorelle gardens, a botanical garden designed artistically by the French painter Jacques Majorelle. Inside this splendid former property of Yves Saint Laurent we will visit the Berber museum offering one of the most interesting private collections in the country.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Les Jardins de la Medina or Riad Kniza

Tuck in to tasty Moroccan dishes as you head to Maison Arabe for a fantastic hands on cooking class. you will be introduced to traditional recipes along with spices and specialities. The remainder of the afternoon will be spent discovering the colourful Souks, shopping areas and the artisan quarters.

Overnight Accommodation

  • Les Jardins de la Medina or Riad Kniza

Enjoy your last breakfast on the tour before returning to Marrakech airport for departure. 

  • Marrakech

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Shop amongst Morocco's favourite souks
    • Lose yourself within the winding streets and stunning architecture Marrakech has to offer
    • Stay within the vibrant city and a range of traditional boutique hotels
    • Visit the heart of Marrakech - Djemaa El Fna Square
  • Essaouira

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Discover many art galleries, boutique shops and vibrant cafes
    • Known as the 'wind city of Africa', Essaouira is an ideal spot for keen windsurfers
    • Explore Essaouira's bustling Medina and its colourful stalls