MOROCCO: SAHARA & BEYOND

This National Geographic Journey combines Morocco’s best highlights with in-depth cultural experiences such as dinner with a traditional Berber family.

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MOROCCO: SAHARA & BEYOND W/ NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC JOURNEYS WITH G ADVENTURES

The culture of the Berbers in northern Africa dates back as many as 5,000 years. Discover their enduring legacy on this 15-day adventure into Morocco’s rich cultural heritage. Explore the souks and streets of Marrakech and Fes, spend a night in a comfortable tented camp in the Sahara, enjoy dinner with a traditional Berber family, and unwind amid the coastal beauty of Essaouira. Throughout this magical ride, open your eyes to each dazzling place — and earn a new point of view.

TRAVEL STYLE: National Geographic Journeys
Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.

SERVICE LEVEL: Upgraded
Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

PHYSICAL RATING: 2 - Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

TRIP TYPE: Small Group
Small group experience; Max 12, avg 10

AGE REQUIREMENT: 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM MOROCCO: SAHARA & BEYOND

ISLAMIC CALLIGRAPHY CLASS
Islamic calligraphy is considered one of the highest art forms in the Arab world. Try your hand at the elegant sweeps and flicks of the brush that define this form.

MOROCCAN FOODIE EXPERIENCE
In the heart of bustling Marrakech, visit a historic riad for a hands-on cooking class led by a renowned Moroccan chef. Learn some techniques of this unforgettable national cuisine and prepare lunch as a group, which we’ll then sit down to eat.

VOLUBILIS GUIDED TOUR
Listen to a certified local guide explain life in the Roman Empire at this UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the impressive, well-preserved Roman ruins.

From

$ 3,069 USD

*Prices may vary depending on seasonality*

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