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9 reviews
Morocco on a Shoestring - Encounters Travel
8 days

Morocco on a Shoestring

From Casablanca to Casablanca
Tour Operator:
Encounters Travel
Max group size:
35
Age range:
5 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
74819
From
US $680
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Highlights

  • Visit Casablanca's Central Market
  • See the famous Koutoubia Mosque
  • Explore the streets of Marrakech
  • Discover the Roman city of Volubilis

Itinerary

Start and end in Casablanca! With the in-depth cultural tour Morocco on a Shoestring, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Casablanca, Morocco and 6 other destinations in Morocco. Morocco on a Shoestring includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive into Casablanca. Transfer to hotel
  2. Day 2: Casablanca to Rabat
  3. Day 3: To Fez via Meknes & Volubolis
  4. Day 4: Fez, city tour
  5. Day 5: To Marrakech via Beni Mellal
  6. Day 6: Marrakech, city tour
  7. Day 7: Marrakech, Majorelle Gardens, transfer to Casablanca
  8. Day 8: Casablanca, free time, transfer to airport for departure
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance

Where You'll Stay

Hotel

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  • A
    September 09, 2018
    This tour was very disorganized from the start. I do not think it’s beneficial to have multiple language tours on the same trip- it takes up too much time and ends up being confusing. The travel guide was impolite and his English grammar was difficult... Show more
    Trip date: August 2018
  • NG
    July 16, 2018
    I liked the tour overall, but there were too many shopping places we had to stop (stop too long).
    Trip date: June 2018
  • Morocco on a Shoestring reviewer 3
    May 12, 2018
    The hotels lacked adequate meals just the same mush every day and except for one no egg station... The hotel in Marrakech checked us in after 1800, and the room hadn't been cleaned or made ready from the previous guests.
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Hi Geoff, Thanks for your review. I’m sorry that you weren’t happy with the meals in the hotels. This is a Shoestring level tour and as such the hotels used (Moroccan 3 & 4-star level) are fairly simple and lower budget and don’t have the same variety... Show more
    Trip date: May 2018
  • DH
    March 02, 2018
    Wonderful ... Loved Morocco ... Would go back in a heartbeat ... Loved it all. November 2017.
    Trip date: November 2017
  • BC
    January 08, 2018
    The tour was excellent we saw a lot of different places and a lot of history was given about thee places from the tour guide. The guide was very helpful with assisting others in attendance of the tour. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and very... Show more
    Trip date: December 2017
  • BW
    April 03, 2017
    Full of enthusiasm for our first visit to Africa, we were dismayed at the outset to receive no information about the logistics and particulars of the tour when we arrived at the hotel in Casablanca. Our itinerary said "dinner," but nothing more. The... Show more
    Encounters Travel commented on this review
    Dear Barbara, Thank you for taking the time to get back to us with your feedback, we appreciate all feedback, good and bad and recognise that this helps us to improve out tours for future travellers. I’ve responded to a couple of the points you raised... Show more
    Trip date: March 2017
  • CR
    January 30, 2017
    Trip was amazing!
    Trip date: January 2017
  • TG
    November 24, 2015
    I've travelled to Morocco on a couple of occasions but this was my first time visiting the the north. I thoroughly enjoyed this tour and all of the great sightseeing that was included in the trip itinerary. The group I travelled in was great, really... Show more
    Trip date: June 2015
  • Morocco on a Shoestring reviewer 9
    November 24, 2015
    Great value for money trip, got to see a big chunk of Morocco in a short time.
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    Trip date: December 2013

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8 days
Morocco on a Shoestring
From Casablanca to Casablanca
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FAQs

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour ends at midday at Diwan Hotel in Casablanca, Morocco and it's time to say goodbye to your new friends and take the included transfer to the Mohamed V Airport airport for departure. Please be aware the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of the tour generally starts from Diwan Hotel in Casablanca, Morocco and as the first day is just an arrivals day you can arrive at any time. At the terminal, keep your eyes open for the staff of Encounters Travel, as they pick you up from the airport and take you to the hotel. Keep in mind that check-in on day 1 is after 2 pm! Please note that the joining point is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      A 24-hour airport arrival and departure transfer service is included in this tour and will be scheduled according to your flights.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course, we can! Once you have a confirmed booking on this tour, we can request additional accommodation for you with the tour operator.

    • What is the age range?

      This tour has an age range from 18 to 80 years old. Unfortunately, this means that children and young travellers under the age of 18 and more mature travellers above the age of 80 are not eligible to participate in this tour.

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    Good to Know

    • About the country

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      Visa

      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

      Vaccines

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Morocco. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Morocco. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Morocco. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Morocco. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Rabies - Recommended for Morocco. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 23 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 23 March 2020, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Encounters Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
      • Some departure dates and prices may vary and Encounters Travel will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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