South Morocco Discovery Overview
Uncover the secrets of mystical Morocco on this southbound discovery tour. See Ait Benhaddou kasbah, travel into the Sahara and visit Essaouira beach.
- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
Experience the wonder, heritage and culture of magical Morocco
From the colourful, chaotic Marrakech medinas to the moody Sahara desert landscape, Morocco is a land filled with wonder and rich culture. Stay in traditional accommodation and explore villages off the beaten track. Learn the secret to the perfect Moroccan couscous, visit the grand Ait Benhaddou kasbah, travel through the Sahara on a camel and relax on Essaouira beach. Abounding with myths and legends, Morocco offers a surprise around every corner - this fast-paced tour will delight travellers looking to discover all of its hidden treasures.
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Marrakech is a feast for the senses. Be enticed by the alluring scents and brilliant colours of the spice markets, the sounds of the musicians and the perfume of its gardens.
Perched on a rocky outcrop, the remote village of Aroumd offers stunning views across the High Atlas Mountains and a unique opportunity to experience traditional Berber culture.
Sitting on a hilltop and looking unchanged since the 11th century, Ait Benhaddou is one of Morocco's most treasured, alluring and iconic sites.
Known as the 'doors of the desert', Zagora is a palmerie town with great pottery and ceramic workshops on the way into the desert.
Set in a vast landscape of shifting sands and undulating shapes, the massive Erg Chigaga dunes are one of the Sahara's most iconic sights.
With an energetic, bustling city centre, Taroudannt is a great opportunity to see an untouched traditional Berber lifestyle and pick up a bargain in one of the many souqs.
A seaside town with undeniable charm, Essaouira's stone ramparts play host to whitewashed houses with bright blue shutters, art galleries and a picturesque harbour.
Marrakech is home to a seemingly endless mosaic of souqs. Each is devoted to a separate trade: pottery, woodwork, copper, leather, carpets and spices.
South Morocco Discovery Reviews
Our South Morocco Discovery trips score an average of 4.72 out of 5 based on 89 reviews in the last year.
South Morocco Discovery, May 2014
I think the tour was very good and provide a good look at Moroccan landscape. I though Rachid was an exellent leader. Good organiser and provide good insight to history of the places we went to.
Review submitted 29/06/2014
South Morocco Discovery, June 2014
Veronica Di Toro
We saw places that we would not have gone to ourselves - Olhao in Portugal for example. Everything went smoothly on the tour and transport was excellent. Some of the hotels in the big city could be better eg Lisbon A great leader. - organised everything with no probs and a very very good communicator
Review submitted 27/06/2014
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