Essaouira, Morocco

Colorful Exploration of Morocco: Ancient Cities and Expansive Deserts

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Rabat, Chefchaouen, Fez, Merzouga...

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Suggested Duration

13 Days

No trip to Morocco is complete without enjoying the unique blend of the past and present that appears here in abundance and this 13-day tour of the country’s major sites is designed to provide plenty of both. As you wander the medinas, ksars, and kasbahs of this colorful corner of North Africa, a blend of leisure time and exclusive tours will ensure your full enjoyment of every destination you visit.

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Trip Highlights

  • Amble through the ages on a private walking tour of Rabat where the Moroccan capital's unique charm and hospitality will be yours to enjoy
  • Don't forget your camera as you plunge into the blue tinted neighborhoods and corners of Chefchaouen where you will enjoy a front row seat to this rural paradise
  • Ponder the inexorable march of time on a visit to the Roman ruins at Volubilis where you can witness the clash of Mediterranean and North African cultures
  • Explore the famous tanneries of Fez where locals have honed their leather working skills for centuries and you can witness this timeless tradition on a private walking tour
  • Enjoy the privileged perch of a camel as you pay a visit to the impressive sand dunes at Erg Chebbi Merzouga, your gateway to the Sahara desert
  • Watch the horizon mimic a chameleon as it changes from hues of pink to orange on a sunrise stroll atop the impressive dunes of the Sahara
  • Discover Morocco's impressive natural beauty on a trip to the Todra gorge where limestone walls careen into the sky and present you with a labyrinthine look at the country's geologic origins
  • Plunge into the historic depths of a UNESCO World Heritage Site on a private tour of Ait Benhaddou where Morocco's longtime tradition of spectacular ksars will be yours to enjoy
  • Soak up the seaside ambiance of Essaouira where you will be able to enjoy stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean as well as a historic medina that dates back to the medieval period
  • Check out Morocco's largest outdoor market on a private tour of Marrakech where the country's fourth largest city will come alive from the wit and knowledge of your local guide

Starting Price

$13,515 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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