Oct 25, 2019 — Nov 07, 2019
About this trip
On this fascinating 14-day small group journey, encounter ancient ruins, sacred mosques, endless desert and storied mountains. You will discover imposing kasbahs, or fortresses, and spirited bazaars known as souks. Begin with a tour of Rabat, and cross the river to Sale for lunch in a private home. Visit Volubilis’ Roman ruins. Travel on to Fez with its fascinating medina, and embark on a sunset excursion to Merzouga’s breathtakingly beautiful sand dunes. View spectacular scenery en route to Ouarzazate in the snow-topped High Atlas mountains, including dramatic Todra Gorge, and travel the fabled “Route of a Thousand Kasbahs". Stop at the village of Ait ben-Haddou, a UNESCO site. In alluring Marrakech, your walking tour of the medina ends in the city’s heart, Djemaa el Fna Square. End in Casablanca to visit the magnificent Hassan II Mosque. Your knowledgeable guide takes you to five UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Highlights include substantive briefings, a private dinner in the traditional home of a Fez family, and tea with a Berber family in their cave dwelling.
$5,929 per person including air from Boston, New York, or Washington, DC (other gateways available).
“I have wanted to go to Morocco for 40 years! I was afraid of my expectations because I have waited so long and thought that my expectations would not have been met. This is far from true! This tour of Morocco was so much better in every way!”