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Discover Morocco with Intrepid Travel

 

Think carpet merchants haggling in Bazaars, fragrant tagines, Berber goat herders in the High Atlas and Camel rides over dunes as the sun sets. Morocco is made up of memorable experiences in all forms. With Intrepid you will camp beneath the stars in the Sahara, stay in historic riads, visit the port town of Essaouira and crumbling Kasbahs. We have 23 itineraries, all lead by a local, across 4 different comfort levels. Whether you are traveling with the kids, here for the trekking or just soaking up the huge wealth of culture, we have a trip for you.

Our Favourite Trips in Morocco

15 Day Best of Morocco

Why you’ll love this trip

  • Under the eye of a local tour guide, feel like you’ve travelled back to the Middle Ages in the labyrinthine medina of Fes.

  • Stay in a traditional Berber homestay high in the Atlas Mountains, to better understand the culture and tradition of an indigenous population who have stood the test of time.

  • Take the opportunity to trek through the dramatic red dunes of the Sahara on a camel, experiencing an unforgettable sunset experience.

  • Kick back in the coastal town of Essaouira and discover at your own pace, enjoying a fresh seafood barbecue on the waterfront.

  • Marrakech’s Djemaa el-Fna is a city within a city. Explore one of the world’s largest meeting places, joining the night’s carnival atmosphere of fortune-tellers, dancers, and medicine men.

Highlights:

  • Casablanca
  • Rabat/Meknes
  • Volubilis
  • Fez
  • Midelt
  • Sahara Camp
  • Todra Gorge
  • Ait Benhaddou
  • Aroumd
  • Essaouira
  • Marrakech

Inclusions & Price

Meals: 14 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners

Transport: Camel, Private Bus, Public bus, Taxi, Train

Accommodation: Camp site (1 night), Gite homestay (1 night), Guesthouse (2 nights), Hotel (10 nights)

From £860

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13 Day Morocco Uncovered

Why you’ll love this trip

  • Visit the grand Mosque of Hassan II in Casablanca, one of the most impressive temples in Morocco, before exploring the sights of the country’s first imperial city of Meknes.
  • Feel like you’ve travelled back to the Middle Ages in the labyrinthine medina of Fes, under the eye of a local tour guide.
  • Go behind the scenes of Game of Thrones and Gladiator in Ait Benhaddou. This fortified red city was once an important stop on the caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech – now it’s a film-maker’s heaven.
  • Take a guided tour through Marrakech’s lively medina and join the nightly carnival of fortune-tellers, dancers, and medicine men in Djemaa el-Fna square.
  • Stay in a traditional Berber homestay to understand the culture and tradition of an indigenous population who have stood the test of time.
  • Discover the dramatic red dunes of the Sahara Desert and spend the night camping under North African stars.
  • Admire Morocco’s changing landscapes from the comfortable seat of a private, air-conditioned minivan.

Highlights:

  • Casablanca
  • Rabat/Meknes
  • Volubilis
  • Fez
  • Chefchaouen
  • Midelt
  • Sahara Camp
  • Mt M’Goum & M’Goun Valley
  • Todra Gorge
  • Skoura & Ait Benhaddou
  • Marrakech

Inclusions & Price

Meals: 12 breakfasts, 5 dinners

Transport: Private minibus, Taxi

Accommodation: Desert Camp (1 night), Gite (2 nights), Riad (3 nights), Hotel (6 nights)

From £1,190

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7 Day Mount Toubkal Trek

Why you’ll love this trip

  • Summit the highest peak in North Africa, Mt Toubkal, and enjoy morning views over the Atlas Mountains and rural Morocco.

  • Hike through the rugged mountains with spectacular scenery at every turn and a trusty pack of mules heading up your crew.

  • Experience life in an Amazigh (Berber) village during a stay in an Atlas Mountains village, complete with accommodation in a gite.

  • Embrace the vibrant souqs, sights, sounds and smells of Marrakech on a guided walking tour of the Medina and visit to Bahia Palace.

  • Plenty of free time and optional extras in Marrakech mean you can explore this vibrant city at your own pace.

Highlights:

  • Marrakech
  • Aroumd
  • Neltner Hut / Mt Toubkal Base Camp
  • Palais Bahia
  • Medina Walking Tour

Inclusions & Price

Meals: 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

Transport: Private minibus, walking

Accommodation: Hotel (3 nights), mountain gite (1 night), Mountain Refuge (2 nights)

From £460

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Why Intrepid Travel?

 

For over 30 years they’ve been taking travellers around the globe.

That’s over 30 years of adventures, of visiting new places and old friends, of countless unforgettable moments. More than 30 years of changing the way people see the world, on small group tours with like-minded Intrepid people. Intrepid’s tours are all lead by a local tour leader, wherever possible they use local accommodation and transport to help keep money in the destination visited. Their group sizes are small, typically around 12 people, this means you can blend in with the locals really see wat the destination has to offer.

As a responsible business, Intrepid has always been committed to being there for their travellers and the communities they visit. So, you can trust that when you travel with them, they won’t just be there for your first adventure, they’ll be there every step of your journey.

Intrepid’s style of travel is better for the world. Travel offers us all some amazing experiences, but what about the communities and people that we visit on the road? From the very beginning, responsible travel has been at the core of what they do.