Southern Crossroads: Anti-Atlas & Atlantic Coast
Unspoiled, untouched, and unparalleled. This is the land of saffron, olives, argan, oranges. Mile-high canyons, mile-long beaches. Mile-wide smiles at day’s end, too!
Begin your tour in Casablanca, the white city, and visit the iconic Hassan II Mosque. Then travel the scenic coastal route to Essaouira, stopping to visit the Old Portuguese City and cistern at El Jadida. Love handmade pottery? Make a stop at Safi and visit the workshops of individual craftspeople. Love oysters and seafood? Make time for a snack or meal at Oualidia. Be prepared to be charmed by lovely Essaouira with its bustling port and fresh fish and vegetable market. Explore the medina and discover too many treasures to mention in the artisans’ galleries. Discover the chic sophistication of Agadir, then travel the Souss Valley with its verdant slopes around the historic trading center of Taroudannt. Wend your way through the folded rock canyons and the hairpins turns of Tizi-n-Test (Test Pass). You’ll spend a memorable night at an Atlas mountain lodge before passing through the Ourika Valley and arriving at the Red City of Marrakech, Morocco’s beating heart!
KEY TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
- Casablanca: Hassan II Mosque
- El Jadida: Old Portuguese City* and cistern
- Essaouira port, medina*, artisanal tradescrafts
- Take your chances: Goats in the treetops!
- Visit to women’s co-operative, argan oil production
- Souss Valley, Taroudannt
- Tizi-n-Test (Test Pass)
- Atlas Mountains, Barbary sheep
- Guided walking tours of major points of interest: Marrakech medina*
Seasonal: Participation in, or access to local festivals and cultural events. Contact us for details.
*UNESCO World Heritage Sites
GOOD TO KNOW
BEST TIME TO GO:
Late spring (May/June) to late fall (early November) are the best times for this tour. The coastal and mountain regions are generally cooler than the desert and southern regions, but still comfortably warm for beaches and mountains.
Our tours offer the best of all worlds: Morocco’s must-see sights, and off-the-beaten path hidden gems that enrich your travel experience. Ready to make memories? Check out our unique itineraries – we cover the country!
CASABLANCA (Marrakech departures available)
8 DAYS: $1790 CAD per person/2
8 DAYS: TBA
When you’re in Morocco, life is about the journey and the destination! A private Morocco tour ensures the best of both.
Souqs, sand and sea – an unforgettable introduction to Morocco’s infinite diversity!
Morocco’s signature highlights are captured in one memorable tour!
FOUR JEWELS ADVENTURE: IMPERIAL CITIES
Rabat, Meknes, Fes, and Marrakech – all capitals, past or present, all UNESCO World Heritage Sites. All on the program!
CAMEL CARAVAN DESERT TREK: ERG CHEBBI (Merzouga)
Journey by camel or 4X4 into the romantic Rose Desert for an unforgettable overnight stay in a Moroccan tent camp.
CAMEL CARAVAN DESERT TREK: ERG CHIGAGA (M’Hamid)
Live your dream of a desert experience: stay overnight in a nomad tent, or if you prefer, explore the dunes by 4X4.
MAGNETIC NORTH: ATLANTIC & MEDITERRANEAN COASTS
Idyllic coastal villages, golden beaches, glorious surf – how can you resist? See the “blue village” of Chefchaouen, then circle back through Fes for a perfect tour.
Heaven for beach-lovers in three or four days!
DAY EXCURSIONS: MARRAKECH, FES, CASABLANCA DEPARTURES
Find yourself with just a day? Make the most of it with one of our great day trips! Some of Morocco’s very special places are within easy reach.
Culinary Teasures Tour
Morocco’s cuisine is considered one of the world’s greatest – and this tour will show you why.
Discovery Tour for Women Discover why “mosaic” isn’t just about tilework. View Morocco’s infinite diversity from a woman’s perspective – yours and theirs!
LIFE EVENT CELEBRATIONS
Special Moments Tours