Gate to the palace of the King in Fez, Morocco

Privately Guided Morocco Tour for Seniors: Culture & Enchantment

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Morocco

Places Visited

Casablanca, Meknes, Fes, Merzouga...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

The enchanting culture of Morocco comes to life on your custom tailored Morocco tour for seniors, focusing on the most exciting way to experience the country for those in their golden years. Sand dunes rise like mountains and stretch over the horizon. Columns of a former Roman city rise over the citadel. Snake charmers play their flute-like instrument surrounded by crowds of entertainers. The mountains separate the Sahara from the Atlantic. An eclectic mixture of cultures, from nomadic tribes...

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the dynamic streets of Fes on a guided tour through the old and “new” neighborhoods
  • Discover the heritage and culture set deep in Berber villages and towns, including the town of Sefrou
  • Witness the stunning remains of the Roman city of Volubilis outside the former imperial capital of Meknes
  • Traverse the desert landscape on a guided tour around the breathtaking sand dunes of the Sahara Desert
  • Relish in the vibrancy of the culture around the charming streets of Marrakech’s medina, filled with lavish shops and welcoming boutiques
  • Walk along the base of the 1,000 feet high walls of the Todra Gorge
  • See the largest minaret in the entire world at the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

Detailed Description

Morocco holds an enchanting place in many people’s hearts, whether having been there once or only dreamed of visiting. The country stands at the western edge of Africa and has stood as a bridge between European and Arabian cultures for more than a millennium. Your 12-day Morocco tour for seniors explores the cities, desert, mountains, and countryside at a particular pace designed for travelers 50 and over. Your Moroccan discovery begins with your arrival in Casablanca. The city has a layer of modernity overlaying its cultural history, along with a unique embrace of its French colonial past. Your private transfer escorts you from the airport to your hotel.

The following day, your guide meets you at the hotel and takes you on a morning tour of the city before continuing to Rabat, the current capital of Morocco. A half-day tour of Rabat shows you the Royal Palace and the Mausoleum of Mohammed V. Then, your guide leads you along the remaining cobbled streets of the Roman city of Volubilis. In the afternoon, you visit the former imperial capital of Meknes and settle into a stunning historic mansion in Fes. The next day, your guide meets you after breakfast, eager to show you the cultural center of the medieval city of Fes, from the old city streets to the iconic tanneries. Consider reading other Zicasso travelers' Morocco travel reviews to figure out how to best customize your Morocco tour of a lifetime.

Next, explore the “New City,” which was erected between the 13th and 14th-centuries, and spend time in the Berber village of Sefrou. Travel along the road taking you through the Middle Atlas Mountains and stop in the quiet town of Midelt before continuing onward to Merzouga, a town bordering the edge of the Sahara Desert. In the morning, you discover the captivating landscape of the Sahara on a jeep safari, eventually reaching a luxurious campsite overlooking the illustrious sand dunes where you can enjoy an evening under the desert sky.

You return to Merzouga before making your way to Todra Gorge and its remarkable landscape. Witness the natural beauty of the Dades Valley and visit Berber villages situated near rose plantations. In the afternoon, you can explore the earthen roads of the ochre colored city of Ouarzazate. Your guide leads you across the Atlas Mountains once more, this time bringing you to the captivating city of Marrakech. Your afternoon tour introduces you to the splendor of the old city and Djemaa El Fna Square. Have a full day guided tour of Marrakech’s enchanting culture, from palaces to historic schools. On your final morning, your private transfer meets you at the hotel ready to escort you to Marrakech Menara Airport.

Starting Price

$2,695 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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