Moroccan Discovery

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OCT. 29 - NOV. 11, 2021 $4,595
Rabat, Fez, Erfoud, Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Casablanca
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Moroccan Discovery

OCT. 29 - NOV. 11, 2021
Rabat, Fez, Erfoud, Ouarzazate, Marrakech, Casablanca

This land of dramatic contrasts invites encounters with its ancient ruins and sacred mosques, endless desert and storied mountains, imposing kasbahs and spirited souks.  On this 14-day small group tour, limited to 24 travelers, eyes and hearts open to a truly foreign land, an age-old culture, and genuinely hospitable people.  Your touring begins in seaside Rabat, the Moroccan capital, where highlights include the Roman site of Chella, the contemporary art museum, and lunch in a private home.  Visits to two of the itinerary’s five featured UNESCO sites follow – the imperial city of Meknes and the impressive Roman ruins at Volubilis.  During a three-night stay in Fez, Morocco’s oldest imperial city, exploration reveals the fascinating medina’s many treasures, complemented by dinner in a family-run riad.  Crossing the Middle Atlas mountains, reach Erfoud, where a tour highlight awaits:  a sunset camel excursion to Merzouga’s breathtaking sand dunes on the Sahara’s edge.  Experience more spectacular scenery en route to Ouarzazate in the snow-topped High Atlas, including the dramatic Todra Gorge; and journey along the ancient “Route of a Thousand Kasbahs.” En route to Marrakech, stop to view Ait ben-Haddou village, a UNESCO site made famous in film shoots.  Touring in fabled Marrakech includes beautiful Koutoubia Mosque, cobalt blue-accented Majorelle Gardens, the Yves St. Laurent Museum, and a walking tour of the medina that ventures to the city’s heart, Djemaa el Fna Square.  Spend a final night in storied Casablanca, where we take time to explore the magnificent Hassan II Mosque, the world’s second largest Islamic house of worship.

Cost: $4,595
Odysseys Unlimited
Activity Level: Moderate Activity
COVID-19 Information:

Health and Safety Protocols

  • Odysseys Unlimited will waive the $200 per person penalty associated with tour deposits.
  • Each guest’s $500 deposit will be fully refundable up until the final payment due date: 95 days prior to tour departure.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $500 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to Odysseys Unlimited. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Fax 310-209-4271, email travel@alumni.ucla.edu, or mail to:
Odysseys Unlimited, Inc.
Attn: Special Interest Groups
One Newton Place
275 Washington Street, Suite 300
Newton, MA 02458

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.