15 Day Magical Morocco Adventure

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DAYS

15

Accommodated Small Group Top Pick

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+ Single Supplement 5170

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced ZAR 15 305 - ZAR 17 150 (Price fluctuates based on seats available, confirm with your consultant). Currency fluctuations may occur

Highlights

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  • Starts: Casablanca
  • Ends: Marrakech

Countries Visited

Morocco

Why You'll Love this Tour

This Morocco Adventure guarantees a melting pot of cultures, colours and architecture. Travel from Casablanca to Marrakech, exploring Morocco's rich history with a European flair. Relive the middle ages in the medieval town of Fes and marvel at the contrast between old and new blended into the architecture and artworks. Encounter nomadic tribes and hop on a camel in the Sahara Desert. End off with the aromas of Marrakech wafting through the streets and relish quaint markets and cafes while sipping mint tea and reflecting on your Moroccan experience.  


Tour Style Accommodated Small Group Top Pick
Countries Visited Morocco
Starts Casablanca
Ends Marrakech
Group Size Min 1 Max 16
Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
Length 15 days
Tour SKU ACN0101

Tour Price

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FROM

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+ Single Supplement 5170

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced at ZAR 15 305 - ZAR 17 150 (Price fluctuates based on seats available, confirm with your consultant). Currency fluctuations may occur

Tour Reviews

Review by Bernelle who traveled Morocco Adventure Tour:

What an incredible experience. I’ve always wanted to travel to Morocco and the attraction was simply to see all the beautiful doors and décor that is typical of Morocco.

I got that and so much more! From the day I arrived in Casablanca, walking through the alley ways in Fez, camel trekking into the Sahara and exploring the World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou.

There were experiences that completely surprised me like hiking in the Todra Gorge in the Atlas Mountains and being wiped down from head to toe in a traditional Hamman in the beautiful seaside town of Essaoira.

The whole experience of travelling through Morocco exceeded all my expectations – we had an amazing guide and our last dinner at a rooftop restaurant overlooking Djemaa el Fna in Marrakech was the perfect ending to a fantastic and memorable experience. So if you considering Morocco as a destination – just do it! It’s magnificent!

Dates Tour Length: 15 days


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Included

  • Meals - 14 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • Accommodation - Camp site (1 night), Gite (1 night), Guesthouse (2 nights), Hotel (10 nights)
  • Transport - (Camel, Private Bus, Public Bus, Taxi, Train)
  • Rabat orientation walk
  • Entrance and guided tour of Volubilis
  • Fes - Guided walking tour
  • Walk and visit of Berrem village
  • Museum El Khorbat
  • Half-day hike in the Atlas Mountains
  • Guided walking tour Essaouira
  • Dinner at Djemaa el Fna

Excluded

  • International Flights
  • All optional activities
  • Sleeping bag if needed (see desert camp on Day 6)
  • Personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips
  • Personal spending money
  • Restaurant meals (other than those listed)
  • Laundry
  • Travel insurance (Get Adventure Travel Insurance)

Activities

Some of the activities you can take part in on this tour.

Included Activities on Morocco Adventure Tour:

  • Rabat orientation walk
  • Entrance and guided tour Volubilis
  • Fes - Guided walking tour
  • Walk and visit of Berrem village
  • Museum El Khorbat
  • Half-day hike in the Atlas Mountains
  • Guided walking tour Essaouira
  • Dinner at Djemaa el Fna


Other Activities

Optional Activities available on this tour at your own expense

  • Religious Casablanca Urban Adventures Tour - MAD1206
  • The Medina and Beyond Urban Adventures Tour - MAD948
  • Jewish Museum - MAD50
  • Villa des Arts - art gallery & museum - Free
  • Casablanca - Guided Tour of Hassan II Mosque - MAD130
  • Folklore music performance - MAD600
  • Todra Gorge hike - MAD250
  • Todra Gorge - Lunch in a mudbrick kasbah - MAD70
  • Henna tattooing - MAD50
  • Todra Gorge Hamam (public baths) - MAD100
  • Atlas Movie Studios - MAD50
  • Kasbah Taourirt - MAD20
  • Essaouira Hamam (public baths) - MAD200
  • Berber massage - MAD350
  • Horse riding - Essaouira - MAD250
  • Seafood Market Lunch - Essaouira - MAD80
  • Marrakech - Marjorelle Gardens - MAD70
  • Palais Bahia visit - MAD70
  • Palais Badi - MAD70
  • Saadian Tombs - MAD70
  • Medersa Ben Youssef - MAD40
  • Museum of Marrakech - MAD40
  • Urban Adventures - Tajine cooking class - MAD640
  • Hammam & Massage in a luxury spa - MAD750
  • Heart of the Atlas Mountains cycling day tour - MAD2000
  • Magical Marrakech City Cycling Tour - MAD350
  • Quad biking Barrage Lalla Takerkoust - MAD1650
  • Palmery cycling tour - MAD350
  • Asni & Ouirgane with lunch - MAD1806
  • Oukaimeden day tour - MAD1882
  • Ourika Valley day tour - MAD1817
  • Hot Air Ballooning - MAD2050
  • Cascades d'Ouzoud day tour - MAD2207
  • Quad Biking the Rock Desert & Palmgrove - MAD715
  • Urban Adventures - Medina, Palace and Tombs half day tour - MAD630
  • Urban Adventures - A Taste Of Marrakech - MAD605
Please note: if you would like participate in any additional activities please liaise with your tour consultant ahead of time.

Itinerary

Day 1: Casablanca, Morocco

Today we have a welcome meeting at 6pm to start your Morocco Adventure with a bang. We will be gathering your insurance and next of kin details so please ensure you have these ready for our meeting. Kindly inform the hotel reception if you foresee you may be late for this meeting. We recommend arriving a day or two earlier so that you can enjoy the highlights of Casablanca.

Heavily influenced by Marseille in France, Casablanca is famous for its art deco buildings and beautiful Mosques. Explore this city meandering through the old medina and city walls. You can even hop in a taxi and make your way to the Quartiers des Habous, which is the new medina. Finish off your day of exploring with a relaxing stroll along the Corniche and enjoy a glass of sweet mint tea in one of the lovely cafes.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: No meals included on this day
Optional Activities: Jewish Museum (MAD50), Villa des Arts – art gallery and museum (Free), Casablanca – Guided Tour of Hassan II Mosque (MAD130)

Day 2: Rabat – Meknes, Morocco

Today we explore the capital of Morocco – Rabat. Just a one hour train from Casablanca, Rabat’s history is rich and long and the beautiful historical landmarks are a testament to this. There are plenty of ancient Arab monuments, some of which date back to the 10th – 15th century.  Formerly known as Sala, Chellah is the earliest known settlement in Rabat.

We enjoy the history on a walk through the city’s old quarter before marvelling at spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean at Kasbah des Oudaias. Next, we take a three hour train ride to the regal city of Meknes built by 25 000 slaves when Sultan Moulay Ismail sought to create his own version of Versailles.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlight: Rabat Orientation Walk
Travel Time: 1 hour Train Ride + 3 hour Train Ride

Day 3: Volubilis – Fes, Morocco

This morning you are free to explore Meknes at your leisure. Having been transformed from a provincial town to a remarkable imperial city, Meknes is filled with sight-seeing opportunities. Marvel at the monuments in the city from the Heri es Souani Granary, a colossal architectural accomplishment, to the crumbling palaces. If you’re feeling hungry, try a camel burger at a charming local restaurant in the medina.

Later we make our way to Volubilis, traveling through beautiful rolling hills and olive plantations. Once a provincial Roman capital, the remaining ruins of the empire is the reason Voulbilis is now listed as a World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, we take a tour of the ruins with a local guide. Don’t forget to bring along some water, a hat, sunscreen and sunblock on this excursion as it can get really hot.

Keep your camera ready as this town provides amazing photo opportunities with the beautiful mosaics along the Decumanus Maximus. After exploring Volubilis, we take a two hour drive to the spiritual and cultural heart of Morocco – Fes. We spend two nights here so there is ample time to explore. Fez is a visual and colourful feast for the senses and is sure to delight with one of the biggest medinas.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch
Included Highlights: Entrance and guided tour of Volubilis
Travel Time: 1 hour Private Mini Bus + 2 Hour Private Mini Bus

Day 4: Fes, Morocco

Today we embark on a guided walk through the old city, locally known as Fes el Bali. Venture once again into the Middle Ages in the maze of the Medina, which is buzzing with craftsmen, markets, tanneries and mosques.

Look out for the donkeys with high heaps piled on their backs and investigate the hidden gems of the souk. Pay special attention to the Medersa Bou Inania, one of the city’s most beautiful and treasured structures, recently restored and presently open to tourists.

We visit Medresse el Attarine and the spectacular Funduk Nejjarine, a wonderfully renovated eighteenth century inn. Marvel at the iconic tannery, known for the famous view which overlooks its dye pits, and a ceramics factory. At night, you may join a delightful dinner with your group (own expense). The dinner is made up of Moroccan favourites like harira (chickpea soup) and chicken-stuffed pastilla with couscous.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 Night)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlight: Fes Guided Walking Tour

Day 5: Midelt, Morocco

Today we leave the buzzing city behind and make our way to the calm and scenic Middle Atlas Mountains. The journey is long (+/- 4 hours) but beautiful. We travel south passing through lush valleys, cedar and pine forests which is an incredible contrast to the arid rocky landscapes. Look out for the nomadic shepherds tending to their flocks and Barbary apes, North Africa’s only monkey.

Initially constructed to be a base for mining in the area, Midelt is now a market town and is surrounded by vast farmland and orchards. Once we arrive, we stretch our travelling legs on a walk and visit Berrem Village, where we observe local farming. There is an opportunity to attend a traditional music performance in Midelt.

Accommodation: Guesthouse (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlight: Walk and visit of Berrem Village
Optional Activity: Folklore music performance (MAD600)
Travel Time: 4 hour Private Mini Bus

Day 6: Sahara Camp, Morocco

Today, it’s a five-hour drive towards the vast Sahara Desert. Travelling in our own private minibus allows us to stop and appreciate the views on Kasbahs and palmeries (valleys filled with date palms, fields and plantations).

We travel through stunning scenery from desolate mountainsides to rich valleys, making stops in frontier towns like Erfoud and Rissani, before arriving at the little Saharan village of Merzouga. With the decor of the orange-shaded Erg Chebbi sand dunes, the fascinating Saharan town of Merzouga feels pleasingly disconnected from the rest of the world.

Packing your main luggage in the overnight camp, situated on the edge of the desert, we hop on camels for an hour journey into the sunset. The Erg Chebbi hills are the most dazzling in the nation and a necessary highlight of any visit to Morocco. We spend the night under starry skies at our desert camp. Sit back and take in all the desert has to offer while the locals prepare a delicious dinner.

Accommodation: Desert Camp (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Travel Time: 5 hour Private Mini Bus + 1 hour Camel Ride

Please Note: The facilities at camp are simple with bedding and basic toilets available. Between April and October, the blankets provided are usually adequate however, during the colder months, between November and March, you may want to bring along a sleeping bag. There is no electricity available at the camp therefore ensure that your phones, cameras and anything you may need are fully charged.

Day 7: Todra Gorge, Morocco

Take a walk up the nearest dune to witness the spectacular desert sunrise and indulge in delicious traditional food before we begin our journey to Todra Gorge. On our way, we make a stop at the oasis Museum of El Khorbat before continuing to the beautiful Todra Valley.

The drive is 5 hours in total, passing through the foothills of the Atlas Mountains and mud-brick villages propped on hillsides. The scenery is truly spectacular. Our home for the next two nights will be amongst vast green valleys and stunning wind formed rock structures.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlight: Museum El Khorbat
Travel Time: 5 hour Private Mini Bus

Day 8: Todra Gorge, Morocco

Today is free to explore at your leisure. There is an opportunity to enjoy a guided hike with a number of hiking trails to choose from. The most popular trail and one we highly recommend is a four hour trail of about 10 km. The trail offers spectacular scenery with the towering mountains and famous Rose Valley as the backdrop. It isn’t too challenging however a moderate level of fitness is required.

We pass Berber villages where you’ll meet local Berbers and perhaps share the delight of a cup of mint tea. If the hike is appealing to you, ensure that you have good walking boots or trainers, sunglasses, sunscreen and ample water. For lunch, join local ladies in a mud-brick Kasbah and experience how people of this culture live. If hiking isn’t your forte, feel free to relax at the hotel pool. The views of the rich palmeries and high cliff faces provide a relaxing atmosphere.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Optional Activities: Todra Gorge Hike (MAD250), Todra Gorge Lunch in a mudbrick kasbah (MAD70), Henna tattooing (MAD50), Hamam – public baths (MAD100)

Day 9: Ait Benhaddou, Morocco

Travel for four hours today as we make our way to Ait Benhaddou. The journey offers many spectacular sites as we pass ancient Kasbah ruins, previous colonial military bases, rigid mountains and palm tree valleys.

We stop for lunch in Ouarzazate, famous for many film productions such as Lawrence of Arabia, The Sheltering Sky and Black Hawk Down. If there is extra time, you can take a guided tour of Atlas Movie Studios.

Following our stop, we continue the journey to Ait Benhaddo. Previously a stop for caravans carrying salt across the Sahara it is now a World Heritage Site boasting clay architecture. There is an optional cooking demonstration where you can learn the secrets to couscous and tagine – Morocco’s most loved cuisine.

Accommodation: Guesthouse (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Optional Activities: Atlas Movie Studios (MAD50), Kasbah Toaurirt (MAD20)
Travel Time: 4 hour Private Mini Bus

Day 10: Aroumd, Morocco

Say goodbye to the Sahara and adventure over the breath-taking Tizi n’Tichka Pass, 2,260 meters above sea level, to Toubkal National Park. Watch as snow-dappled mountains and valleys in full blossom pass by. Once we reach Imlil we prepare for our walk into a traditional mountain village. Pack your main luggage in the overland truck and put your luggage for the day on a pack mule.

We take an hour walk up to the serene Aroumd village, a truly peaceful destination far from the modern world. If you are not up to walking, you are free to hop on the mule instead. Settled on a rocky outcrop, this remote town of Aroumd offers dazzling views over the High Atlas Mountains and an exceptional chance to encounter customary Berber culture.

Tonight we rest in a family-run mountain home (gite) in Aroumd. Encompassed by the smell of woodstoves and bread we meet the family and enjoy the unique hospitality and food of the Berbers.

Accommodation: Shared homestay /Gite (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Optional Activities: Mule ride – Imlil to Aroumd (MAD80)
Travel Time: 5 hour Private Minibus & 1 hour hike

Day 11: Essaouira, Morocco

Weather dependent, this morning we head off on a morning stroll through the valleys and trails of the spectacular Atlas Mountains. Later, we head west towards the Atlantic Coast and the old fishing town of Essaouira. Offering beautiful views, where the medina overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and the contrast of the Sandstone walkways and whitewashed houses.

This artist’s town was once home to many British and Jewish people, and its appeal has lured individuals like Orson Welles and Jimi Hendrix, who spent a lot of his time here during the 1960’s. It is one of North Africa’s most charming spots, and you will before long wind up slipping into the laidback nature of this Moroccan town with its twist of the European coastline.

Upon our afternoon arrival, there is time to explore the coastal town. Your tour guide will brief you on your options for the rest of the day. Watching the fishermen catch and sell fish is always a fun way to spend the day or, if you prefer, roam the streets exploring local cafes and restaurants. Tonight, feel free to share a meal with your group and explore the town by night. Our accommodation for the next two nights is situated in the middle of the old medina, providing a truly memorable stay.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Highlight: Half-day hike in the Atlas Mountains
Travel Time: 5 hour Private Mini Bus

Day 12: Essaouira, Morocco

Today we embark on a guided walking tour of Essaouira. We venture through the old medina, Jewish mellah, port and skala (sea wall). After our excursion, the day is free for you to explore on your own. Essaouira provides the perfect infrastructure for relaxed exploration; the streets are narrow with limited space for cars.

Take a stroll to the fishing port where you can observe the fishermen at work and perhaps indulge in a fresh plate of the daily catch. The abundance of shops and intriguing art galleries make it a pleasant place to unwind.

A truly laid back town, the air is filled with the scent of oils used to polish the coloured Thuya wood inlaid in the tiny shops. There is also an opportunity to relax by indulging in a hamam, Morocco’s public baths.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlight: Guided Walking Tour of Essaouira
Optional Activities: Hamam – public baths (MAD200), Berber Massage (MAD350), Horse Riding in Essaouira (MAD250), Seafood Market Lunch (MAD80)

Day 13: Marrakech, Morocco

Socialise with the locals as we take a 3 hour shared bus ride to Marrakech. A city of vibrant colours, spice markets, exotic carpets, delicious food, musicians and fragrant gardens. Marrakech is a feast for the senses and a pleasant mixture of ancient and modern.

Tonight, we dine with the masses at the famous Djemaa el Fna – one of the world’s biggest public spaces and unique to Marrakech. This square comes alive at night with henna painters, storytellers and performers among a street food bazaar.

You will find countless food stalls serving Moroccan delicacies including snail soup for the adventurous! Indulge in delicious Moroccan pastries and a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice perhaps ending the day relaxing with a cup of tea at a roof-top restaurant overlooking the buzzing square.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Included Highlight: Dinner at Djemaa el Fna
Travel Time: 3 hour shared bus ride

Day 14: Marrakech, Morocco

Explore as much or as little as you’d like today. Roam the city for some retail therapy at the markets, taking in the variety of smells and scenery on offer. Each market is dedicated to a distinct trade in the seemingly infinite mosaic of souqs; pottery, woodwork, copper, leather, carpets and spices.

See how the craftsmen perfect their work and practise your haggling skills. If you’re in the mood to relax, sip on a cup of tea or share a tajine, full of Morocco’s pure scent.

For those wanting to explore, pay a visit to the famous Koutoubia Mosque and its 12th century minaret, a famous model for the Giralda tower in Seville. Wander through the gardens of the French painter Jacques Majorelle (currently owned by Yves Saint Laurent).

Marvel at the magnificent Muslim architecture of Palais Bahia or visit Palais Badi known to be one of the most striking palaces in the world. Not forgetting the most recently revealed Saadian tombs, a gem of the Medina.

Locating all of these sites may be challenging but that’s part and parcel of exploring this amazing city. This evening you will be eager to visit Djemaa el Fna one last time where you can enjoy one of the many outdoor restaurants to end your adventure.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Optional Activities: Marrakech – Marjorelle Gardens (MAD70) , Palais Bahia visit (MAD70), Palais Badi (MAD70), Saadian Tombs (MAD70), Medersa Ben Youssef (MAD40), Museum of Marrakech (MAD40), Urban Adventures – Tajine cooking class (MAD640), Hammam & Massage in a luxury spa (MAD750), Heart of the Atlas Mountains cycling day tour (MAD2000), Magical Marrakech City Cycling Tour (MAD350), Quad biking, Barrage Lalla Takerkoust (MAD1650), Palmery cycling tour (MAD350), Asni &Ouirgane with lunch (MAD1806), Oukaimeden day tour (MAD1882), Ourika Valley day tour (MAD1817), Hot Air Ballooning (MAD2050), Cascades d’Ouzoud day tour (MAD2207), Quad Biking the Rock Desert & Palmgrove (MAD715) ,Urban Adventures – Medina, Palace and Tombs half day tour (MAD630), Urban Adventures – A Taste Of Marrakech (MAD605)

Day 15: Marrakech, Morocco

Our colourful Morocco adventure comes to an end today. The check-out time is usually around 12pm however, you are free to leave any time before that. If you would like to explore this vibrant city more, additional accommodation can be pre-booked. There are tons of optional activities for you, speak to your tour guide to find out more.

Meals: Breakfast

Onward Travel Plans

Due to circumstances beyond our control while on tour (such as border crossings, traffic, breakdowns and delays, etc), the end time on the last day cannot be guaranteed. Therefore we strongly recommend you stay the night and fly out the next day. Please consult with your booking consultant.

Frequently Asked Questions

What level of fitness is required for this Morocco Adventure?

A good level of fitness is recommended and will certainly help increase the enjoyment of the trip. The fitter you are, the more you will enjoy the variety of walks and hikes around towns and villages. On Day 4 of your trip, expect a full-day walking tour around the Medina of Fes. You will be on your feet for five to six hours, however this is one of the highlights of Morocco and worth every minute. Again on Day 6, you will take a 1 hour camel ride through the Sahara. This is a great way to experience the desert, yet if you'd prefer, it's possible to walk alongside the caravan on the sand for about an hour. The walk only requires a basic level of fitness. On Day 8 you'll visit Todra Gorge which is a remote area of Morocco. Best explored on foot, but to do so you'll need a moderate level of fitness and should wear the appropriate footwear and clothing. You welcome to skip this activity if you prefer to rest. Again on Day 10, we trek to the village of Aroumd in the High Atlas Mountains. This hike takes about an hour up steep, rocky steps. Your main luggage will be left behind and only hand luggage will be carried to the village for you. You'll spend the night in a traditional Berber house at the foot of Mt Toubkal.

How hot is Morocco?

The weather in Morocco can be extreme. Summer temperatures can be uncomfortable, so please consider what time of year you are planning to travel. When travelling in the warmer months, we suggest you pack layers to cover you from the sun, bring the necessary sun protection and drink plenty of water.

Will Ramadam affect my Morocco Adventure?

In 2020 Ramadan will take place from 23 April to 22 May. As the holiest month of the year for Muslims around the world, many festivals are marked as Islamic Holidays, which may cause some disruption to your travels. Some regular services may not be available or open during the daytime, such as restaurants or coffee bars.

What is the accommodation like on this tour of Morocco?

Your accommodation is chosen very carefully with the best possible hotels fitting to adventurous travel style. However please note that service and accommodation in Morocco is mostly different to western standards. You will be accommodated in a hotel for 10 nights of your tour, while staying in a Camp site (1 night), Gite (1 night) and Guesthouse (2 nights) for the remainder of your tour.

What could I expect on my first visit to Morocco?

Morocco is a country which may be very different to anything you have experienced before. Heat, pollution, poverty and the crowds can result in an initial culture shock, but should be seen as an exciting new challenge. During our Morocco Adventure we should always expect to encounter some difficulties along the way. In Morocco there are very different attitudes to time keeping, public cleanliness, privacy and service. Travel with a lot of patience and a sense of humour and you will be captivated by Morocco. There are some long travel days and some rough travelling in areas away from main tourist routes. High passes, windy roads and rough surfaces make for some challenging travel experiences. If you experience travel sickness we recommend you consider medication to help ease the discomfort. The advantage of these long drives is the spectacular views and fun stops en-route such as mountain passes, kasbahs, palmeries, sand dunes, goats up trees etc... On some long travel days we depart early in the morning to ensure we optimise our time at our next destination.

Pre Departure

What are adventure tours?

If you’re a traveller that loves adventure, and you want to immerse yourself in African nature and heritage, our camping and exploration tours are what you need. You will see the beauty of the African landscape and enjoy the hospitality of local residents while travelling on our trips. You will also meet a fantastic group of people who go with you on your tour groups. If your fitness level is excellent, and you are attracted to trekking through dense forests to see mountain gorillas and travelling long distances with nothing to see but a never-ending landscape, then an adventure tour is for you.

What does a typical day look like?

Every day on an adventure tour will give you a new and exciting experience. You will learn fantastic things, like cooking scrumptious meals over a campfire and setting up camp if you don’t know how to do so already.

What you can expect from a camping or accommodated overland tour is an early morning wake up call. You’ll enjoy the breathtaking sights of an African sunrise while sipping on a warm cup of tea or coffee. You’ll have some breakfast before packing up the campsite or checking out of your accommodation if you’ve chosen the comfort traveller package. We’ll then hit the road as a tour group, where you can see the best of nature that Africa has to offer.

On short travel days, we usually arrive at the campsite in the afternoon to enjoy lunch and a planned afternoon activity, such as hiking or a guided nature walk. You can choose to either rest and have a relaxed afternoon or take part in the scheduled activity, which could be a nature walk or a hike. A fantastic aspect of short days is enjoying the sunset – a sight you will find quite memorable. As soon as evening comes, we sit around the campfire as a group to enjoy a hearty dinner and great conversation.

We do our best to arrive at a scheduled destination on time. However, delays can happen. These delays could be caused by wet weather conditions or slow travel as we navigate through tough terrain. Your safety is top of mind for us, so if we delay travel time, we do so to ensure the safety of everyone. Our overland safari vehicles are comfortable and spacious, with enough space for your luggage. All you need is a high level of stamina to power through the long and often bumpy drives from one location to the next.

What type of vehicles do we use?

We drive custom-built and self-sufficient overland trucks on our tours. They are spacious, being able to accommodate your luggage, and safe to navigate through rough and rugged terrain. Our vehicles have large glass windows and comfort