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Uncover the best of Morocco with On The Go Tours

Uncover an exotic mix of imperial cities, bustling souks, striking landscapes, spicy aromas and a kaleidoscope of culture in Morocco, all awaiting discovery. Camel trek across the Sahara, bed down in a Berber camp, discover unspoilt kasbahs, lose yourself in the labyrinthine alleyways off Marrakech's famed Djemaa el Fna Square and travel back in time to wander through the ancient medina of medieval Fes. With enchanting imperial cities, impressive Ait Benhaddou, with its starring role in a number of famous movies, and the laid back Atlantic coast in Essaouira, Morocco is a mouth watering holiday destination unlike any other.

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Top Morocco Travel Deals and Upcoming Trips

Djemaa El Fna | Marrakech | Morocco Marrakech & Beyond - 8 Days Map 30 Jul 2016
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Marrakech & Beyond - 8 Days
Starts/Ends: Marrakech
USD $1,214
was $1,349
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View of the city | Chefchaouen | Morocco Camels  Souks & Kasbahs - 15 Days Map 11 Jun 2016 Camels Souks & Kasbahs - 15 Days
Starts/Ends: Marrakech
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Boats in Essaouira | Morocco Marrakech Express - 5 Days Map 16 Jun 2016 Marrakech Express - 5 Days
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Desert Tours to Morocco in the wide expanse of the Sahara Road to Casablanca - 10 Days Map 18 Jun 2016 Road to Casablanca - 10 Days
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Surfing holidays | Morocco Marrakech, Sahara & Surf - 11 days Map 18 Jun 2016 Marrakech, Sahara & Surf - 11 days
Starts/Ends: Marrakech
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Experience Essaouira
The best of Morocco with coastal R&R

We have two new Morocco group tours - Casablanca to Essaouira and Best of Morocco - that cover the imperial cities, rugged landscapes and awe-inspiring Sahara desert with the addition of three days at leisure in the coastal resort of Essaouira, an exotic vision of fortified walls, narrow alleyways and wind-swept beach for the perfect balance of adventure and leisure.

Morocco Group Tours

Commencing in Marrakech all of our adventures are led by knowledgeable and experienced Moroccan tour leaders. We include an arrival transfer and all the top spots with guided sightseeing and specialist local guides along the way, and a number of tasty meals each day. We've also recently launched a 10 day tour that starts and ends in Casablanca, opening up better flight possibilities for those travelling from Canada, South Africa and Australia. Check out our Road to Casablanca itinerary for more information. read more

Boats in Essaouira | MoroccoActive Days, Rustic Nights

Marrakech Express

5 Days | FROM USD $899

Head to Morocco for a long weekend with a difference. Explore magical...

Marrakech & Beyond

8 Days | FROM USD $1,349

Experience Morocco through the expertise and passion of your local on...

Essaouira Coast | MoroccoActive Days, Rustic Nights

Marrakech, Beach & Beyond

8 days | FROM USD $1,349

New for 2017! Spend 8 days exploring Morocco. From Marrakech explore a...

Berber man | MoroccoExciting Days, Comfortable Nights

Totally Morocco

9 days | FROM USD $1,529

Led by an expert local guide, this exciting 9 day group tour is an way...

Desert Tours to Morocco in the wide expanse of the SaharaExciting Days, Comfortable Nights

Road to Casablanca

10 Days | FROM USD $1,629

Depart from Casablanca, explore the capital Rabat, fascinating Fes, in...

Ait Benhaddou with blue sky | MoroccoActive Days, Rustic Nights

Kasbahs & Coast

11 days | FROM USD $1,849

Soak up the atmosphere in Marrakech, camel trek into the vast of the...

Surfing holidays | MoroccoActive Days, Rustic Nights

Marrakech, Sahara & Surf

11 days | FROM USD $1,799

Discover Morocco in all its magnificence from colourful Marrakech and...

Migration of the Berbers | MoroccoActive Days, Rustic Nights

Migration of the Berbers

11 days | FROM USD $2,029

Come to Morocco and take the road less travelled on our unique of the...

Seagulls flying over Essaouira | MoroccoExciting Days, Comfortable Nights

Casablanca to Essaouira

13 days | FROM USD $2,099

Combing the best of culture and coastal bliss, this two week tour of -...

Blue boats in Essaouira | MoroccoExciting Days, Comfortable Nights

Best of Morocco

13 days | FROM USD $1,949

The journey of a lifetime awaits in Morocco on this exhilarating two a...

View of the city | Chefchaouen | MoroccoActive Days, Rustic Nights

Camels Souks & Kasbahs

15 Days | FROM USD $1,939

With an expert local guide by your side, uncover the Imperial Cities,...

Meteor Shower | Sahara | MoroccoActive Days, Rustic Nights

Geminids Meteor Shower

15 Days | FROM USD $2,209

Become starstruck! Camel trek into the Sahara for an unforgettable of...

Morocco XMAS and New Year Tours

Have yourself a merry little Christmas this year with one of our Morocco festive and New Year breaks, which follow similar itineraries and inclusions to those of our regular group itineraries. Experience Marrakech with its bustling souks, soak up the fresh mountain air of the rugged Atlas mountains, and explore the incredible fortified Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. We've planned our trips so that you spend Christmas Day and New Year's Eve in a truly special spot - at the foot of Todra Gorge for Christmas with a number of optional activities available, and New Year's Eve in either magical Marrakech or in Essaouira on Morocco's stunning Atlantic coast.

Camel caravan in the Sahara Desert | MoroccoExciting Days, Comfortable Nights

Christmas in Morocco

8 days | FROM USD $1,299

Make your way to magical Morocco this Christmas, a short hop from but...

Sahara | MoroccoExciting Days, Comfortable Nights

Rock the Kasbah

10 Days | FROM USD $1,529

A Christmas of changing colours at Todra Gorge, impressive Kasbahs at...

Surfer and camels on the beach | Essaouira | MoroccoExciting Days, Comfortable Nights

Surf the New Year

11 Days | FROM USD $1,629

Spend a cracking Christmas exploring the Atlas, snap up some bargains...

Morocco Family Holidays

Morocco is a thrilling holiday destination irrespective of age and our family holidays have been designed for children aged 5 - 15 years in mind, as well as older teenagers. All of our family-friendly itineraries to Morocco include a range of fun experiences to keep the kids entertained from camel riding in the Sahara, exploring the maze-like markets of Marrakech, learning to surf in Taghazoute or simply relaxing on the beach in Essaouira. read more

Migration of the Berbers | MoroccoActive Days, Rustic Nights

Morocco For Teens

8 days | FROM USD $1,349

Experience the magic of Morocco on an exciting adventure for families...

Family camel trekking | MoroccoActive Days, Rustic Nights

Kasbahs, Kids & Camels

9 days | FROM USD $1,469

Take your family on a Moroccan adventure! Marvel at the sights and of...

Camel trekking | Sahara Desert | MoroccoActive Days, Rustic Nights

Morocco Family Adventure

9 Days | FROM USD $1,469

Discover the highlights of Morocco in 9 days on this exciting family 5...

Essaouira | Morocco Active Days, Rustic Nights

Kasbahs, Kids & Coast

12 days | FROM USD $1,799

Take your family on an adventure from the Sahara Desert to the beaches...

Morocco Private Tours

Whether it's a short city break you're looking for or a longer vacation, we've got a selection of private tours that cover Morocco's medieval cities, the stunning Sahara Desert, the dramatic High Atlas, pretty blue-washed towns and the gorgeous coastline.

Djemaa El Fna | Marrakech | MoroccoTailored To Suit You

Marrakech & Ait Benhaddou

4 Days | FROM USD $1,079

Enjoy a city break with a difference in captivating Marrakech. Just a...

Camel trekking | Sahara | MoroccoTailored To Suit You

Imperial Cities and Deserts

10 Days | FROM USD $3,129

Soak up the atmosphere in Marrakech's famous Djemaa el Fna, explore -...

High Atlas Mountains | MoroccoTailored To Suit You

Atlas & Atlantic Coast

10 days | FROM USD $2,379

Experience the madness of Marrakech, visit the beautiful Cascades and...

Essaouira | MoroccoTailored To Suit You

Classical Morocco

14 Days | FROM USD $3,869

The ultimate Moroccan adventure - Wander through the souks of Fes and...

Morocco tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.59 out of 5 based on 41 recent reviews — See All Morocco Reviews

Fantastic tour which gave us a very varied experience of Morocco. Our driver climbed the Atlas mountains with great epertise. Our guide was knowledgeable and caring enabling us to feel comfortable and safe whether wandering through the souks or riding our lurching camels. ”  

• Submitted 20 May 2016

I really loved the tour. I only have two complaints - 1. during the tour of Fez through the Medina - I wish we had had more time for shopping. 2. the van could have been a little larger. Mind you there were only 12 of us and the van seated 14. Some of the seats were over humps (tires) and some of the seat belts were digging into the sides of my hip. People are getting larger - LOL! Other than that - I had a wonderful time and would recommend this tour and On the Go Tours to any and everyone. And I plan to use them again when I go on my next tour next year.”  

• Submitted 10 May 2016

The tour was awesome! We got to see places and meet people that you just can't see with the larger tour operators. We had a nice small group of 8 people which was perfect. Our guide Brahim was brilliant. His knowledge and professionalism was second to none. Everything went smoothly and we saw some amazing sites, met some awesome people and had some incredible experiences! Also our driver Mohamed was fantastic too! Everything was perfect and can't recommend it enough! Thank you! ”  

• Submitted 7 Mar 2016

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Experience the Real Morocco

The aromas and sounds of ancient medinas and colourful souks in Marrakech will leave you spinning whilst the imperial cities of Fes and Meknes will leave you utterly enchanted. Iconic Casablanca preserves its Hispanic-Moorish influence whilst Chefchaouen captivates with its pretty blue buildings and mountain setting.

There's adventure in abundance on the hiking trails of the Atlas Mountains and the massive sand dunes of Erg Chebbi and the Sahara desert. The fortified city of Ait Benhaddou, famous for it's part in a number of famous movies is a real highlight and if you love the sea, Essaouira on the Atlantic coast is ideal to wile away a few days in.

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Recommended places to visit in Morocco

Whether you're looking for an authentic desert experience, trekking opportunities or exotic cities, Morocco has something for everyone but there are a few destinations that should be on every first-time visit and here's our selection.

Chefchaouen - The Blue Pearl

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Relaxing in blue surroundings

Perched high up in the Rif Mountains, the picturesque city of Chefchaouen is renowned for its pretty blue-washed doors and buildings. The main square is the heart of the city and an absolute delight to explore with an 18th century Kasbah, central mosque, buzzing cafes and colourful market stalls. There's also a Jewish quarter that has a very different atmosphere to the main Arabic part of town.

Sahara Desert - Camp Under the Stars

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Camel trekking | Sahara | Morocco

No trip to Morocco would be complete without a camel trek out into the vast Sahara Desert – and we mean it! Ride saddle-back across the towering Erg Chebbi sand dunes to a traditional Berber camp and enjoy an evening eating local food, listening to music and dancing around a camp fire before retiring for a night under the stars. If you only do one thing in Morocco, this is it!

Essaouira - Coastal Retreat

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Essaouira | Morocco

Once the favourite haunt of legends such as Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley and Orson Wells, Essaouria is the perfect spot to unwind, eat great seafood and watch the world go by. Originally encircled by the old walls of the medina, the town has grown since but it still easy to explore by foot. A long and wide sandy beach stretches out in front of the medina, with plenty of nearby cafes and terraces.

Fes - Imperial City

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Tannery | Fes | Morocco

Step back in time in Fes, the oldest and largest medieval city in the world. In the medina you’ll be greeted by a heady mix of aromas, sights and sounds where you can easily lose yourself and your senses. Wander the streets, see the pungent tanneries in action, chat with the locals, browse market stalls with a variety of wares and practise your bargaining skills.

Marrakech - Intoxicating City

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Djemaa el Fna | Marrakech | Morocco

A city brimming with character, you could easily lose track of time in Marrakech. The medina and market square of Djemaa el Fna are the beating heart of the old city, with narrows passageways lined with overflowing shops, crisscrossing alleyways with lively cafes and restaurants and a maze of covered markets rich in aromas, exotic sights and sounds.

Todra Gorge - Outdoor Adventure

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Todra Gorge | Morocco

Formed millions of years ago, Todra Gorge snakes its way through the rugged High Atlas Mountain and is an incredibly dramatic sight to behold. With spectacular scenery, the ever changing colours of the rock faces and the hubbub of locals passing through it is the perfect place to stop for a while. Plus there’s opportunity to go trekking, try rock climbing, horse riding and more outdoor pursuits.

Morocco Travel Guide

Here's our handy little guide on travel to Morocco to help you properly prepare for your trip.

Get to know Morocco

Recommended Reading

  • The Caliph's House
    by Tahir Shah
  • Lords of the Atlas
    by Gavin Maxwell
  • Hideous Kinky
    by Esther Freud
Did you know...?

Facts about Morocco

  • Morocco is home to the oldest university in the world - located in Fes, al-Qarawiyin university is still in use today.
  • In Moroccan culture, traditionally the liver and not the heart, is considered to be the symbol of love.
  • Many films have been made in Morocco but Casablanca is not one of them - it was largely shot in a Hollywood studio!

Morocco Travel Advice:

We keep abreast of the latest travel advice to Morocco and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel advice from the relevant advisory body in your country.

Online Travel Resources for Morocco:

REFER TO: Rough Guides, Fodors, Frommers, Footprints, CN Traveller and World Travel Guide.

ALSO SEE: The official Moroccan National Tourist Office site and the latest Morocco Weather Updates from the BBC.

MOROCCO TRAVEL BLOGS: For inspiration here's a selection of our top blogs - View From Morocco, My Moroccan Food and Why Morocco.

Morocco Entries in our #feelgoodtravel photo competition

Our winners have been announced! View the winners gallery..

Feelgood Competition Entry 'Like I was living through history'
When I travelled to Morocco I felt
Like I was living through history

“Travelling to Morocco has left me with a lasting impression of a hospitable, welcoming people who have a rich history and deep sense of traditional My...”

by Amy Phillips
Posted on 03 Dec 2015

Feelgood Competition Entry 'Amazing'
Feelgood Competition Entry 'Meditative'
Feelgood Competition Entry 'Speechless and in absolute awe'
Feelgood Competition Entry 'Exhausted and euphoric at the same time!'
Active Days, Rustic Nights OTG Adventure
Active Days, Rustic Nights

Our OTG Adventure takes you to the true heart of adventurous destinations. Whether camping in the Okavango Delta, staying in rustic accommodation in the Peruvian Amazon or camping under the Saharan stars in Morocco, this range forsakes just a little bit of the comfort of OTG Signature Range, ensuring we deliver you the best value possible for your holiday.

OTG Adventure takes you straight into the centre of where it’s all at, typically using local transport or overland style vehicles and stay at simple, clean and locally-owned guest houses, haciendas, eco-lodges and simple hotels to maximize the opportunity to interact with the locals.

Exciting Days, Comfortable Nights OTG Signature
Exciting Days, Comfortable Nights

On The Go's Signature group tours place local interaction and authenticity at the heart of your cultural travel experience. Upping the comfort stakes, this range is a clear cut above our OTG Adventure range.

Appealing to a wide age demographic from the 20s to 60+, we maximize your days with excitement and awe and then bring you home to a comfortable 4* hotel with western amenities, air-conditioning, WiFi and, where appropriate, a swimming pool. Hotels can sometimes be of 3 or 5 star standard too, ensuring you get the best value for your holiday.

Visiting all the main attractions you’ll be accompanied throughout by our highly qualified English-speaking local guides too. Group size is typically 18 with a maximum for 28, apart from festival tours, where group sizes can be larger due to the one-off nature of these events.

Tailored To Suit You OTG Independent
Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

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