Highlights of Morocco Tour

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.

Duration
7 days

Guide Price

£1,779 pp
Options
Private basis, Escorted
Start your journey
Morocco

Trip highlights

  • 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

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.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Dar L’Oussia
Hotel Restaurant

Dar L'Oussia

Essaouira

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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. 

Suggested Accommodation

  • Dar L’Oussia
Hotel Restaurant

Dar L'Oussia

Essaouira

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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. 

Suggested 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. 

Suggested Accommodation

  • Les Jardins de la Medina or Riad Kniza
Sultane Room

Les Jardins de la Medina

Marrakech

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£449 pp

Les Jardins de la Medina

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.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Les Jardins de la Medina or Riad Kniza
Sultane Room

Les Jardins de la Medina

Marrakech

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£449 pp

Les Jardins de la Medina

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.

Suggested Accommodation

  • Les Jardins de la Medina or Riad Kniza
Sultane Room

Les Jardins de la Medina

Marrakech

H&J Rating

Guide Price

£449 pp

Les Jardins de la Medina

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

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