Mystical Morocco for Solo Travellers

Overview

This solo travellers tour to Morocco is ideal for the first-time visitor. Search out hidden treasures in Marrakech, exploring the souks and experiencing the riot of activity in Djemaa el Fna square. The High Atlas Mountains beckon with spectacular views and invigorating hikes, while the delightful fishing town of Essaouira is the perfect place to unwind at the end of your trip.

What's Included:

  • 4-star accommodation
  • Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
  • Small group size - average 18 people
  • Twin / double rooms for single use
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • 7 breakfasts & 4 dinners
  • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
  • International flights
  • Welcome & farewell group dinners

Full Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Marrakech

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Marrakech with British Airways. Transfer to the Palm Plaza (or similar) for 3 nights, situated close to the bustling Djemaa el Fna square. Enjoy a welcome dinner with the group in a nearby restaurant. (D)

Day 2: Marrakech

Full-day tour of Marrakech. Visit the 12th-century Koutoubia mosque with its 76-metre-high minaret, explore the city ramparts, and visit the Medersa Ben Youssef, dating back to the 14thcentury and still a Qur’an school today. Continue to the intriguing Bahia Palace before enjoying lunch at leisure. After lunch spend the afternoon exploring the famous Djemaa el Fna square and the souks. (B, D)

Day 3: Marrakech

Day at leisure for relaxation or for further exploration of the walled medieval city. Dinner and show at the famous Chez Ali. (B, D)

Day 4: Atlas Mountains

Morning departure for the foothills of the High Atlas, meeting Berber inhabitants along the way, where you can watch them prepare a traditional lunch for you to enjoy. Stay at Domaine La Roseraie (or similar) for 2 nights. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Atlas Mountains

Day at leisure to explore your surroundings and the outstanding views. Join an optional cooking class at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 6: Essaouira

Drive to the seaside fishing town of Essaouira, formerly known as Mogador, a historic settlement with sandy beaches. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (own expense) before taking a cultural city tour to see the battery, the marina and the ramparts. Stay at the Atlas Essaouira & Spa (or similar) for 2 nights. (B)

Day 7: Essaouira

Day at leisure to explore Essaouira, with its Portuguese fortifications and picturesque harbour. The town’s walled medina conceals a labyrinth of streets lined with stalls, craft shops, restaurants and riads, which are ideally explored on foot. Farewell dinner this evening. (B, D)

Day 8: Fly to London

Transfer to Marrakech airport for your flight home with British Airways. (B)

Hand Picked By

Irene Jones

Like us, Cox and Kings recognise that flexibility within the itineraries is a key factor for our independent-minded customers when booking a luxury holiday. Their ‘Havana & Beach’ private tour found in our Concierge Collection surely answers that desire. With plenty of free time factored in to your itinerary you can set your own pace when discovering this amazing country.

Irene Jones

Additional Information

  • Date: Various departure dates from September 2020 - October 2020
  • Board Basis: Mixed meal plan
  • Duration: 7 nights
  • Departure Airport: London
  • Guide Price: From £1,395
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