South Morocco Discovery

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • max group size 16
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  • Starts Marrakech, Morocco
  • Ends Marrakech, Morocco
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  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date prior to 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour You can select a new tour run by the same operator up to 30 days before 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, and pop into a communityrun teahouse that provides income for local women.
  • Duck in and out of souqs and haggle with traders as your local leader helps you to navigate the 16thcentury walled city of Taroudant.
The "South Morocco Discovery" trip starts and ends in Marrakech. The "South Morocco Discovery" trip is an explorer tour that takes 10 days taking you through Marrakech, Essaouira, Ait Benhaddou, Taroudannt and 4 other destinations in Morocco and Portugal. This is a guided small group trip 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.
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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 ksar walk
  • Ait Benhaddou - Tawesna Tea Break
  • 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.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this South Morocco Discovery tour. You can cancel the tour up to 30 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 29 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 25 February 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 February 2022, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 29 days before trip departure.

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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • In 2022, Ramadan will take place from 2 April to 1 May. Travelling during this holy month can be a rewarding cultural experience, however some regular services may not be available during the daytime, such as restaurants or coffee bars, and occasionally travel can be disrupted by events. Your leader will adjust the itinerary accordingly, but please consider your travel arrangements carefully before booking travel for this period.
  • 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.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated. Children aged 17 years and under must present either a negative COVID-19 test, proof of recovery or proof of full vaccination. Any customer who is unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons can apply for an exemption. Customers must provide a medical certificate from a medical professional. These new safety measures apply on all trips, except for tours in Australia, New Zealand and the Cook Islands.
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