Solo traveler on sand dunes in Morocco

Morocco Tour for Solo Travelers: Discovery, Culture & Cooking Course

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Marrakech, Nkob, Essaouira, Tineghir...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

Berber elders tell you the legends of the rolling desert landscape when sitting around a campfire underneath the stars. Lush oases sprout out of rugged, arid scenery as if you had stumbled upon a hidden palm forest. Snake charmers fill the bustling square with jovial music and dance with a winding serpent. Your custom tailored Morocco tour for solo travelers provides you with the majesty of myths, the splendor of the coastline, the wonders of the desert, and the marvels of the mountains. This...

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Trip Highlights

  • Revel in the freedom of exploring the legendary cities and cultures of Morocco while taking comfort in the safety of a guided tour
  • Discover the exotic colors of historic marketplaces in Marrakech and Fes
  • Enjoy the absorbing atmosphere of the Sahara Desert and its sand dunes
  • Explore the rugged cliffs, stunning oases, and refreshing stream of Todra Gorge
  • Indulge in the delicious flavors of Morocco with a cooking course to learn about the heritage and importance behind the celebrated dish of tagine
  • Relax in the enchanting walled city of Essaouira with its proximity to beaches, wine tasting, and fabulous windsurfing excursions

Detailed Description

Some might say that you haven’t lived until you have seen Morocco. The country boasts millennia of history and encompasses cultures that have captivated hearts and minds throughout time. Your 8-day Morocco tour for solo travelers takes you on an energetic tour of the heritage, art, and landscape of the country designed with the solo traveler in mind.

Your fun and enlightening discovery of Morocco begins with your arrival in Marrakech. The city is steeped in charms that seem to have stepped out of storybooks. Your private transfer meets you at the Marrakech Menara Airport and escorts you to your hotel in the heart of the Medina. Your guide welcomes you to the charming city and escorts you on an introductory tour.

After breakfast, you venture east into the Saghrou Mountains to explore the citadels, adobe architecture, and oases around Nkob. The following day, you make your way to the gateway to the Sahara in the town of Merzouga. A camel ride takes you into the Sahara Desert where you spend the evening enjoying the culture, cuisine, hospitality, and pure open space surrounding the Berber camp.

Return to Merzouga after watching the sunrise, and continue to the town of Tineghir at the edges of the Todra Gorge. Once in the Gorge, you can explore the sheer cliff walls and palm tree forests creating a perfect oasis. Along the Road of 1,000 Kasbahs, you visit the picturesque desert city of Ouarzazate. In the nearby Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou, you can stroll around the classically walled city and enjoy a private cooking course teaching you how to perfect the traditionally Moroccan dish of tagine. En route to the coastal city of Essaouira, you can stop at a celebrated vineyard to bask in the views and samples of the local libation.

When you arrive in Essaouira, your guide leads you on an introductory tour of the city’s ramparts built by the Portuguese. The next day is at your leisure. You can take in the colorful spectacle of the fishing boats or try your hand at the popular pass time of windsurfing. You could even simply relax on a rooftop terrace with a perfect view of the city set against the Atlantic.

On your final day in Morocco, your private transfer meets you in the hotel lobby and escorts you to the Marrakech Menara Airport for your flight home. However, you might choose to stay a little longer and the Morocco tours page will give you trip extension ideas.

Starting Price

$5,195 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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