Discover authentic Morocco on our 10-day journey taking you on the ancient caravan routes through the most unique corners of the country.
Our journey focus on slow, conscious exploring where fair cultural exchange and mutual respect are in the centre. We will explore diverse regions and landscapes, connect with local communities, from the Amazigh and Jewish to nomadic tribes of Morocco.
Our itinerary is designed with authentic hands-on experiences and a unique opportunity to fully engage in local, traditional activities from pottery making to the ancient craft of carpet weaving.
Journey with us on the roads less travelled to explore the very essence of Morocco, its culture, heritage, and enchanting, diverse landscape.
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∴ Our 10-day adventure begins in Marrakech to fully discover its ancient charm while strolling through the old, world-famous souks of the Medina, meeting local merchants and their unique arts & crafts.
∴ Spending 2 days discovering Marrakech we will also treat ourselves to the ancient spa ritual of Hammam and henna treatment. In the evening we will relax in the charming local riad before making the journey along the ancient caravan routes the next morning.
∴ Our journey starts from a scenic drive through The High Atlas Mountains, reaching the Tizi n’ Tichka pass, the highest point accessible by car.
∴ The first part of our exploration will take us through Amazigh villages tucked in the mountains, through lush valleys filled with rose fields and ancient historic kasbahs listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
∴ Going deep toward the southeast of Morocco, our adventure will take us to local accommodations hidden between canyons and lush oases stretching on the horizon. We will be sharing traditional homemade meals with local residents, sipping mint tea under the starry skies, and share our stories.
∴ We will follow the ancient caravan route with its major resting stops along the way. The unique exploration will lead us to local women cooperatives, artisans, and craftsmen. We will explore remote areas, stop at local villages and immerse ourselves in the ever-changing landscape.
∴ Our journey will take us through high mountains, lush oases, rocky deserts, and green valleys until we reach the most serene place – The Great Sahara Desert.
∴ We will watch the sun set and rise over the majestic dunes of the Sahara, share traditional meals, and dance around the campfire to the ancient rhythm of the drums under the mesmerizing Saharan skies.
∴ Our journey then follows the ancient caravan routes along the lush oases dotted with ancient Kasbahs. We will stop at local markets and villages tucked in the mesmerizing mountain landscape of the south. Our various accommodations will have us stay at traditional Kasbahs owned by local families who take great pride in preserving the Moroccan rich heritage and traditions.
∴ Our hand-curated itinerary includes local accommodation, seasonal organic food, and a unique chance to truly connect with local communities and their daily routines. We will learn the ancient craft of carpet weaving, get hands-on pottery and try our cooking skills to make the most famous Moroccan dish – Tajine.
∴ Our journey will let you truly discover the wonders of Morocco, its rich heritage, ancient traditions, and diverse untouched landscape. Meet new travellers, storytellers, and nomads. Share cultures, and form deep lifelong friendships while journeying through the most majestic surroundings of Morocco.
10 days & 9 nights
11 travellers & The Alternative Morocco Team
• Local Official Guide throughout the trip + The Alternative Morocco Team
• 10 x Traditional Breakfast
• 10 x Lunch
• 10 x Locally made Dinner
• 10 x Traditional Accommodation / Local Riads, Kasbahs, Berber houses, eco desert tents
• Entries & Admissions
• Pottery Workshop
• Carpet Weaving Workshop
• Spa Hammam Treatment
• Henna art tattoo
• Airport shuttle from Marrakech Menara Airport
• Personal Expenses
• Staff Gratitude
• Activities outside the scheduled itinerary
• Airfare in and out of Morocco
• Travel Insurance (compulsory on this trip)
Q2.Do you offer payment plans?
Our trip requires a 25% deposit to secure your place if you book more than 60 days prior to this trip starting date. We do offer convenient payment plans for this tour. However, please note, the final payment must be made at least 30 days prior to the tour starting date. Please check our Terms & Conditions to find out more about tour requirements and cancellation policies. Contact our team to set up a convenient payment plan.
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