2019: Nov 8 - Nov 16

$1,795 USD

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Join the Women Who Explore community on an epic hiking adventure in Morocco. Wander souks, roam palaces, smell fragrant spices, taste tajine, trek the high Atlas Mountains, and play with camels in the Sahara Desert.

  • Dates
    2019: Nov 8 - Nov 16
  • Price
    $1,795 USD
  • # of Travelers
    8 - 20
  • Accommodations
    Riads, Hotels & Glamping
  • Included
    ✓ Airport & City Transfers
    ✓ All Breakfasts, 3 Lunches & 7 Dinners
    ✓ Aït Ben Haddou Tour
    ✓ Todgha Gorge Trek
    ✓ Sunrise & Sunset Camel Rides
    ✓ Toubkal National Park Trek
    ✓ Marrakech City Tour
  • Not Included
    × International Flights
    × Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Payment Schedule
    ✓ 25% due now
    ✓ Balance due 60 days before trip
  • BOOK NOW

your host

Jenny of Women Who Explore

Join Jenny, co-founder of Women Who Explore, as you check Morocco off your bucket list. Calling Calgary home, Jenny is a mom, a sister and her absolute favourite thing in the world is leading women on trips around the world.

itinerary

Marrakech: A vibrant & energetic city, Marrakech is one of the most popular cities in Morocco. Embrace the chaos and shop olives, lanterns, brightly-colored pots, glassware, and so much more. Taste traditional dishes with the locals at Jemaa el-Fnaa square and observe the organized chaos.

Dades Gorges: Surrounded by red rock formations and clustered with Kasbahs, Dades Gorges is a peaceful and serene place. Catch glimpses of fig, almond and olive trees as you zig zag through the valley and take photos of the dramatic windy roads along the way.

Sahara Desert: Admire the large seas of dunes shaped by wind-blown sand. Listen to the beat of drums, watch a traditional Berber dance, sip tea under the stars, make new friends with camels, and experience life in the Sahara Desert for one unforgettable night.

Ouarzazate: Known as ‘The Door of the Desert’, Ouarzazate is home to a 19th century palace and has been featured in several films. Visit the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site, Aït Ben Haddou, and explore its many Kasbahs.

Imlil: An incredibly beautiful region of the Atlas Mountains settlement, offering stunning views and the chance to scale Toubkal, the highest peak in Moroco. Ilmil is known for great hiking and climbing.

Fly into the Marrakech Menara Airport where you’ll meet your guide for the 9 days of adventure. We’ll take you to your beautiful riad where you’ll check in and get settled into your room before joining the crew for a traditional Moroccan meal.

Arrival: Welcome dinner at 8pm. Fly into Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK) and arrive by 6pm to take advantage of the transfer.

Included: Airport Transfer, Welcome Dinner

Enjoy breakfast at the Riad before heading south to escape the busy life of Marrakech. The journey will take us through small Berber villages, across the High Atlas Mountains, and to the famous peak of Tizi n'Tichka.

We’ll make our way to UNESCO world heritage site, The Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou, which has been featured in a number of western films.

After lunch, we’ll head to Dades Gorges passing through Ouarzazate, the "hollywood of Africa". We’ll continue the journey through the Valley of the Roses, the city of Skoura, and arrive towards the middle of the canyons to stay in Dades Gorges overnight.

Included: Breakfast, Aït Ben Haddou Tour, Dinner

Time to stretch those legs, get outside, and hike! Climb to the very top of Dades Gorges for an unforgettable view. We’ll take a break near the Nomad caves and enjoy a cup of Moroccan tea with a local Berber family before heading down to the grand canyons of Dades Gorges.

Later, experience a traditional meal with a local Berber family. After dinner, you'll have the opportunity to adorn your skin in henna while enjoying live music played by locals.

Included: Breakfast, Dades Gorges Trek (5-6 hours), Picnic Lunch, Berber Dinner & Henna

Eat a hearty Moroccan breakfast before today’s adventure! On our journey to the desert, we’ll see thousands of Kasbahs and drive through colorful Berber villages. We’ll pass by Tinghir and its beautiful palm grove and continue to the Todgha Gorge where we’ll trek along the tall canyons, a much loved trail for mountain climbers.

After, we’ll continue on to the Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga. We’ll saddle up on camels for a sunset desert ride through the sand dunes to arrive at our camp in an oasis.

Sip on Moroccan mint tea upon arrival, listen to traditional music, dance if you feel so inclined, settle into camp and enjoy dinner with the group. We’ll spend the night in our nomadic tents or outside under the shooting stars with our bellies full of food.

Included: Breakfast, Todgha Gorge Trek (1.5 hour), Sunset Camel Ride, Dinner

After a memorable night in the dunes of Erg Chebbi, wake up early and enjoy the silence paired with an unforgettable sunrise.

Ride your camels out of the desert to meet your driver, then leave for Gnawa in Khamlia for yummy tea and more traditional tunes. We’ll stop for food in Nkoub, then continue to Ouarzazate through the Draa Valley. We’ll spend the night in Skoura Valley.

Included: Breakfast, Sunrise Camel Ride

We’re off to Imlil, a small village in the mountains! Most popular for its trails, and widely known for its high peaks and stunning views. Today, you can chill or do some more hiking & exploration.

Enjoy a picnic lunch and dinner on the house today.

Included: Breakfast, Optional Guided Hike, Dinner

After a relaxing day, we will hike Toubkal National Park. We'll trek through the park and stop by a nearby waterfall! Enjoy a picnic lunch outside with the group and dinner together in the evening.

Included: Breakfast, Toubkal National Park Trek (3-5 hours), Picnic Lunch, Dinner

We’ll finish our journey over the High Atlas Mountains and arrive in Marrakech mid-morning. There will be an optional spa treatment for those who need it!

The afternoon will be devoted to discovering Marrakech, the second oldest imperial city known as the "Pearl of the South”. Visiting places such as the Koutoubia Mosque, the Bahia Palace and the Majorelle Gardens. We’ll return by noon and hit the ground running again in the afternoon as we explore the souks and world famous Jemaa el-Fnaa square. The square is buzzing with story tellers, acrobats, snake-charmers, magicians and much more.

Join the group for one last meal to cheers to your new friendships and the adventure of a lifetime!

Included: Breakfast, Guided City Tour, Dinner

Optional: Hammam Spa Treatment

We’re sad to see you go! We'll drop you off at the airport to catch flights home.

Included: Breakfast, Airport Transfer

Departure: We will do 2 airport transfers in the mornig to the airport. Fly out of Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK).

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Support the Moroccan economy

Camel Trekking Path was founded by Mohamed Oucheikh, a local Berber originally from the small village, Ait Ouffi, and his fiancée Paxcely Marquez from Los Angeles, CA, a returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) from Cameroon. Mohamed has 12+ years of extensive experience in organizing and leading tours and excursions throughout Morocco.

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