South Morocco Discovery

  • Best price guaranteed
  • No booking fees
See Itinerary
  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Footprint CO2 Offset Bookmundi
map
  • Starts Marrakech, Morocco
  • Ends Marrakech, Morocco
  • +5
Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Take a guided hike through the High Atlas Mountains and spend a night with an Amazigh (Berber) family in the traditional village of Aroumd.
  • Travel through the Sahara Desert in a camel convoy and spend the night in a Bedouin camp, listening to tales by the campfire. 
  • Recharge with two days in seaside Essaouira and explore the whitewashed houses, lively port, and tiny alleyways.
  • Explore Ait Benhaddou, a World Heritage site with a grand history and a long list of film and TV credits including Lawrence of Arabia, Game of Thrones, and Gladiator.
The South Morocco Discovery tour starts and ends in Marrakech. The South Morocco Discovery tour is an explorer tour that takes 10 days taking you through Marrakech, Aroumd, Sahara Camp, Taroudannt and 4 other destinations in Morocco and Portugal. This is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

From the colourful, chaotic Marrakech medinas to the vast, serene Sahara desert, this tour immerses you in the rich cultures and landscapes of South Morocco. Stay in traditional accommodation and explore villages off the beaten track. Feast on tagine, visit the grand Ait Benhaddou kasbah, travel through the Sahara on a camel and relax in seaside Essaouira. This ten-day tour is perfect for travellers looking to discover the diversity of Morocco’s south in a short amount of time.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 100 reviews
Sigrid's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Sigrid
  • From Germany
  • On Oct 01 2019
“Excellent”
Naomi's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Naomi
  • From Canada
  • On Feb 18 2020
“Absolutely the best tour I have ever taken. We visited the highlights of Morocco, covered many different regions of the country. I especially enjoyed learning about the Berber people and the Nomads. Our tour guide Mohammed was efficient, organized and attentive. He took care of each person in the group and made accommodations for everyones needs. Love, love, love this trip! It exceeded my expectations!!!”
Siow's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Siow
  • From Malaysia
  • On Nov 02 2019
“Exciting,well planned itenary with adequate free time.Tour guide has good leadership personality attending to all in needs”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Marrakech
  • Day 2: Aroumd
  • Day 3: Ait Benhaddou
  • Day 4: Ouarzazate - Zagora
  • Day 5: Tamegroute - Erg Chigaga
  • Day 6: Oulad Berhil
  • Day 7: Taroudant - Essaouira
  • Day 8: Essaouira
  • Day 9: Marrakech
  • Day 10: Marrakech
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Camp site (1 night), Gite (1 night), Hotel (4 nights), Riad (3 nights)
Meals
  • 9 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners
Transport
  • 4x4 , Private vehicle , Public bus , Taxi
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Aroumd - High Atlas Mountains guided hike
  • Ait Benhaddou - Leader-led walk
  • Tamegroute - Ancient Library
  • Sahara Desert - Camel Ride
  • Sahara Desert - 4WD to Erg Chigaga dunes
  • Tamegroute - Underground kasbah guided tour
  • Essaouira - Guided walking tour
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Marrakech are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this South Morocco Discovery tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Why Book with Bookmundi
What are customers saying about Bookmundi
Excellent
4.72 Average 311 Reviews
GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this South Morocco Discovery tour. You can cancel the tour up to 24 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 23 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 23 days before departure. For any departures within 17 December 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

South Morocco Discovery tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this South Morocco Discovery tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • This trip has departures that run during Ramadan. During this time, some restaurants and shops are closed, but you'll get a unique insight into local customs. See Important Notes for more details.
  • This trip involves plenty of walking and is best suited to travellers with a good level of fitness and mobility. More details on these included activities can be found in the itinerary.
  • Accommodation on this trip includes a desert camp, a homestay, and basic hotels.
  • When travelling in Morocco, temperatures can get very warm. Have a think about what time of year suits you best to travel.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Departures will be limited to an average group size of 10 travellers to ensure COVID-19 safety for all travellers.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this tour. Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing, physical distancing is highly encouraged, and frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
NEED HELP OR HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT THIS TOUR?
If you have any question about this tour or need help with planning a trip, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We're ready to help.
Welcome back!

Looks like you last logged in with Facebook.