Marrakech—whisper it and instantly your mind goes to a place of seduction and spices. Experience it for yourself. This intense 1-week journey reveals the secrets of Morocco and is crammed with all the activities and energy you crave. In the company of other young travellers, dance beside a campfire in the Sahara, go rock climbing in Todra and hang with the hippies in Essaouira. Explore the kasbahs, coast and desert and lose the herd on a trip you’ll never forget.
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Day 1 Marrakech
Arrive at any time.
Day 2-3 Nkob/Merzouga (2B,1D)
Travel west into the desert and head off on a camel ride into the dunes. Spend the night in a Berber camp.
Day 4 Todra Gorge (1B)
Walk through a local village farmland near Todra to learn about the local way of life.
Day 5 Aït Ben Haddou (1B)
Get lost exploring the kasbah in the Atlas Mountains. Optional Moroccan cooking class.
Day 6-7 Essaouira (2B)
Enjoy an orientation walk through the city. Take in the laid back vibes of this coastal town.
Day 8 Marrakech (1B)
Continue onto Marrakech where the tour ends upon arrival in Marrakech at 12pm; please book onward travel after 2pm.
Adventures for 18 to thirty somethings
Designed for young, budget-minded travellers, Yolo trips maximize time and money by squeezing the most out of a destination. This ain't your typical big-bus tour, though. Small groups, insider access and personal freedom to follow the whim of the moment are the order of the day, every day.
Physical Grading — 2
There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.