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18 nights, 19 days
Availability : June 2025
Casablanca, Morocco
Casablanca, Morocco
Max People : 15
Trek Summary

Morocco is a very wide and diverse country. It has many sightseeings from the sea on the Atlantic and the Mediterranean to the snow caped summits of the Atlas Mountains to the majestic Sahara sand dunes.

Our trek has us starting in Casablanca, touring Marrakech before we make our way towards the Atlas Mountains and the start of our trek, where we will spend 8 days hiking. We then find our Camel team and spend 1 night in the Sahara Dessert before making our way to Fes, the oldest capital of Morocco. From here we become tourists and rest our feet! We visit the popular tourist town of Chefchaouen ( Blue City) and Rabat, before making our way back to Casablanca.

Departure & Return Location

Casablanca, Morocco

Price Includes

  • 11 x nights’ accommodation at hotels as mentioned on the itinerary or similar category in double or twin share
  • 1 night at the Berber Camp in Merzouga, Camel trek
  • 6 x nights at the camp during the trek in the Atlas Mountains
  • Local English-speaking guide during the trek and tour
  • 14 Dinners, 8 lunches, 18 Breakfasts (referred to on the Itinerary as B, L, D)
  • Arrival transfers from/to Casablanca Airport
  • Modern A/C vechicle, professional driver, fuel and road taxes on tours and transfers
  • Entry fees to monuments
  • Guided tours of all cities and villages
  • Cook during the trek
  • Camping equipment: Tents, mattresses, plates, cutlery, cups, cooking equipment

Price Excludes

  • International and Australian Domestic Airfares & Airport Departure Tax
  • All costs associated with obtaining a Passport
  • All costs associated with obtaining a VISA
  • Travel Insurance [mandatory]
  • Vaccinations and Anti-Malarial Medicines
  • Drinks and meals not noted on Itinerary
  • Tips and Personal expenses

FREE!

  • Getaway Trekking quick-dry Walking Shirt
  • Getaway Trekking Certificate of Completion
  • Training Walks in Victoria, Queensland & South Australia
Itinerary

Day 1Arrival into Casablanca - transfer to Marrakech

Following your arrival into Morocco you will be met by our driver and guide and head to your hotel in the center of Marrakech. In the evening you will have a pre-departure meeting with your guide to brief you about the details of your itinerary. We then head to the Medina of Marrakech for our first tast of the city followed by dinner either at the hotel or in a local restaurant. Overnight at Marrakech

After the briefing make sure you head to bed (relatively!) early and enjoy your sleep in the cozy bed as it would be fair to say the next few nights might be a little less comfortable!

Also Note:
Your international flight costs are not included within the trek package cost. We can assist you with your flight arrangements upon request.

  • Overnight at Hotel
  • Dinner Included
  • Driving 3 hours

Day 2Marrakech

After breakfast we will start our guided tour of this amazing city; our local guide will take us to the ramparts of the Koutoubia Mosque, dates back to 12th century and its minaret is the landmark of the city, we will then walk through the historical Kasbah and Mellah (Jewish quarter) districts to get to the beautiful Bahia Palace, a great example of Moroccan architecture of 19th century, our tour continues through the Souks of the Medina to get to the famous square Jamaa El Fna one of the UNISCO Heritage sites of Morocco, the rest of the afternoon will be free to do more exploration of the Medina at your own peace before we meet for an optional dinner. Overnight at Marrakech

  • Overnight at Hotel
  • Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 3Marrakech - Ourika Valley - Oukaimden - Tachddert

After breakfast we will drive towards the High Atlas Mountains through the beautiful Ourika valley to reach the little riverside village of Setti Fatma where we going to have some mint tea by the river, we will then make our way back through the same valley making our way to Oukaimden ski station, where we meet up with our trekking team of muleteers, cook and mules, our chef will make us our 1st lunch in the Atlas Mountains, after lunch we start the trekking part of our Moroccan adventure,  from Oukaimden we will be heading toward the Tizi N’Adi pass (2928m), we will admire the views of the Mount Toubkal and  Tacheddert valley where we will spend the night. Ovenight Tachddert

  • Driving 2h 30min
  • Walking 3 – 4 hours
  • Ascent: 340m Descent: 640m
  • Overnight in camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Day 4Tacheddirt - Azib likemt

We begin a long, slow ascent to the pass at Tizi Likemt (3,555m). The going is quite tough as there is a considerable amount of loose scree on the ground. At the top we enjoy our first fine view of the Toubkal massif before a long downhill descent to the village of Azib Likemt, where we camp for the night.

  • Walking 6 – 7 hours
  • Overnight in camp
  • Ascent: 1100m Descent: 930m
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Day 5Azib Likemt - Tizi M'ourai - Amsouzert

This long, day takes us through a variety of contrasting landscapes. From Tizi n’Ououraine (3,120m) we enjoy further views of the Toubkal massif, including the summit, the east face and the Ifni Dome (3,876m). The trail leads on towards through many villages before winding its way down to Amsouzert, one of the most striking villages in the region, where we spend the night in a simple village Gite

  • Walking 6 – 7 hours
  • Ascent: 310m Descent: 1177m
  • Overnight in Gite
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Day 6Amsouzert - Ifni Lake

West of Amsouzert are several small villages, which we explore as we make our way towards Ifni Lake, the only lake in the massif.  We wind our way on a new stone road, cutting some of the corner where possible! The little shop at the top of the climb is a welcome sight! The view down to the lake is spectacular, surrounded by rocky mountains and giant heaps of rubble, it is unusually deep. We expect to arrive by lunchtime and spend the afternoon relaxing at the shore. We camp tonight in this area.

  • Walking 5 hours
  • Ascent: 345m Descent:250m
  • Overnight in camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Day 7Ifni Lake - Nelter Hut

An early start this morning as we have a big day ahead. By now we should be both fit and acclimatised, and ready to tackle the hardest day of the trek. We make our way along a steep path that leads up a seemingly endless scree slope. At length we reach the pass at Tizi n’Ouanoums (3,664m), a narrow ledge between two shafts of rock. From here it is a long zigzag descent to Nelter Hut, a mountain refuge where we spend the night (or alternatively camp outside)

  • Walking 6 – 7 hours
  • Ascent: 1370m Descent: 465m
  • Overnight in camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Day 8Mt Toukbal Summit

We leave before dawn to avoid the heat of the day, with some rock scrambling , then follow a well-worn route to the summit. If conditions are good it should take no more than 2-3 hours to reach the summit, where we enjoy expansive views of the entire Atlas range and the Marrakech plains beyond. Returning to base

  • Walking 6 – 7 hours
  • Ascent:970m Descent:970m
  • Overnight in camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Day 9Nelter Hut - Imlil

After breakfast we will descend fairly rapidly to the villages of Sidi Chamharouch and Aremd, before following the Mizane River, to get to Aremd village then Imlil, after lunch you will have a free afternoon, you might go for a short walk to explore the village or just relax at the guest house, you will also have enough time to pack your trekking gears, as there will be no need for it for the coming part of our adventure, it will be a tour using mini van and the walks will be easy. Overnight at Imlil village.

  • Walking 4 – 5 hours
  • Ascent: 150m Descent: 1400m
  • Overnight in Gite
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Day 10Imlil - Ouarzazat

After breakfast we will say goodbay to our trekking team, then start the second part of our adventure using the Mini van to explore other beautful areas of Morocco, we will be heading to Ouarzazate crossing the Hight Atlas Mountains through the Tichka road, we will stop for an optional lunch and a guided visit of Ait Benhaddou, this village was a major stop for the caravans in the old days thus it become a UNESCO heritage site and as well it is used as background for many international movies such as Gladiators, Prince of Persia and Game of throne. After the tour of the village we will continue to Ouarzazate, we will make an other stop to visit the film studio of Ouarzazate. Overnight .

  • Walking 1 hour
  • Driving 4 – 5 hours
  • Overnight in hotel
  • Breakfast and Dinner Included

Day 11Ouarzazat - Roses Valley - Toudra Valley

After breakfast we head east driving through the road of thousand Kasbahs, we will stop at Skoura town for a visit to Amridil Kasbah, we will then continue to Toudra valley, at our arrival we will check into our hotel then have an optional lunch, in the afternoon we will go for walk through the Toudra Oasis and discover the stunning Toudra Gorge with its 300m high cliffs towering above us, an optional activity of Rock Climbing is possible.

  • Walking 2 hours
  • Driving 3 hours
  • Overnight in hotel
  • Breakfast, and Dinner Included

Day 12Toudra Valley - Erfoud -Sahara Desert

This morning we leave Toudra Valley. Along the drive, we will have photo stops of the picturesque views of Toudra Oasis. At the little town of Mlaab there will be a chance to dress up as a local for the group photo, and you can get your dress and/ or scarf for the camel ride later on today. Our Adventure will continue to get to the Sahara Desert where we will meet our camel team. En route we stop for lunch in one of the local restaurants on the road. Now, be ready for a unique adventure on the back of the camels crossing the sand dunes of Erg Chebi. While on the camels, enjoy breathtaking sceneries watching the colors of the sand dunes vary according to intensity of the light. One hour on the camels will get us near one of the big sand dunes (about 180m), then it will be time to walk to the top of the dune to watch sun set and enjoy the quietness of the Desert, after sun set, we will ride our camels or walk back to the camp. Enjoy an authentic Moroccan dinner washed down with some mint tea. Around the campfire, admire an evening entertainment performed by the local nomads playing traditional Berber music. Our unforgettable journey ends up with a sleep under the stars

  • Walking 1 hours
  • Driving 3 hours
  • Overnight in Berber Camp
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included

Day 13Sahara Desert - Fes

Today will be an early start to watch the sun rise, then back to the camp for breakfast, it will be then time to bid a farewell to Sahara Desert and camels. Our destination today will be Fes through the city Errachidia and the ZIZ valley that is very famous for Date palms. Afterwards, we will cross the High and the Middle Atlas Mountains that separate the Sahara Desert from the interior parts of the country. We will get then to Fes the oldest capital of Morocco where we will stay for the night. Overnight in Fez

  • Walking 1 hours
  • Driving 7 hours
  • Overnight in hotel
  • Breakfast, and Dinner Included

Day 14Fes Sightseeing

Today we take the guided tour of Fes. Fes is the oldest and largest medieval city in the world. Its medina, home to 400.000 inhabitants, with only donkeys and bikes as a means of transportation, is a heady mix of aromas, sights and sounds. There are plenty of mosques and palaces to visit, but be aware that only Muslims can enter Mosques in Morocco. After exploring the dye-pits, tanneries, pottery and restaurants, we return to our hotel to freshen up for tonight, where we have the chance for a traditional meal and entertainment in the city with live Moroccan entertainment including traditional dancing, belly dancing and magicians. Overnight in Fes.

  • Walking 3 hours
  • Driving 1 hours
  • Overnight in hotel
  • Breakfast Included

Day 15Fes - Chefchaouen

After breakfast we drive towards Chefchaouen (bleu city). This is a popular tourist attraction in Morocco and a welcoming town situated in the Rif Mountains just south of the Mediterranean coastline in North Morocco. This nice bleu city is known for its traditional buildings. Our guide will navigate you through the alleyways of the town to explore the white and blue washed walls of the medina and the markets that offer some unique native handicrafts. Chefchaouen is a fantastic destination for photography with its wonderful views of the Rif Mountains. We will have an dinner (own cost) in one of the local restaurants in the medina before returning back to our hotel.

  • Walking 1 hours
  • Driving 4 hours
  • Overnight in hotel
  • Breakfast Included

Day 16Chefchaouen - sightseeing

Today is a free day to explore the blue city with its narrow alleyways. At the top of the city located
the main source of water called Ras-elma. This spring is the source of life for the whole city, if you are fit enough, you can go up the Mountain so that you can have a panoramic view of the whole
city. Chefchaouen medina had a Spanish-style square surrounded by many funky arts and crafts stores, roof-top restaurants and cafes…

  • Free day
  • Overnight in hotel
  • Breakfast Included

Day 17Chefchaouen - Rabat

This morning we will travel south to the official capital of Morocco Rabat. On the arrival we will go in a guided tour of Rabat its highlights, we will start with the royal palace of Rabat which is the official palace for the king and the government, then Hassan tower and the Mausoleum of the Alaouite king Mohamed V and his son Hassan II, after that we will visit the Oudayah Kasbah, a fortified building used to be a place to defend the city from the invasion of the European countries, Overnight Rabat

  • Walking 1 hours
  • Driving 5 hours
  • Overnight in hotel
  • Breakfast Included

Day 18Rabat - Casablanca

After breakfast we will drive west in a short journey of 1hour, at our arrival to Casablanca we will visit the famous Hassan 2 mosque, which has the tallest minaret and is the third largest mosque in the world – it can hold 25,000 worshippers at any one time, as well as a visit to the famous Ricks Cafe! After that check into our hotel, the rest of the day will be free, before we meet for our farewell dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight Casablanca

  • Walking 1 hours
  • Driving 1 – 2 hours
  • Overnight in hotel
  • Breakfast and dinner Included

Day 19Departure

After breakfast in Casablanca, you will have your departure to the airport and that will be the end of your adventure in Morocco, wishing you a safe journey back home.

  • Driving 1 hours
  • Breakfast included
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