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Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
Camel rides, kite surfing & fab food
Morocco is one of our oldest friends—the land, in fact, where the idea of a B&R “Expedition” was born. We saw a foreign, exotic, stunning country that lent itself beautifully to our penchant for exploration, and knew we absolutely had to introduce B&R travellers to it. And despite its easy proximity to Europe, we knew they may only come once. And so, we give you the best of Morocco: Berber villages, stunning oases, fabulous food, the High Atlas Mountains, and the incredible city of Marrakech.
Trip designed by Travel Expert Orsolya KakoView Orsolya’s Profile
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Morocco Family Expedition
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Day by Day
Upon your arrival at the Marrakech Menara International airport, you will be met by your driver and taken to the grand Royal Palm hotel located in the Palmerie outside of Marrakech. Take the rest of the day to relax in the stunning grounds of the property.
Head out towards the peaks of the High Atlas Mountains this morning. On the way, make a stop at “Terres d’Amanares,” an impressive complex of climbing structures in the trees, zip lines and lots of fun for the whole family! After lunch, drive from the desert plains of Marrakech to rich red soil and snowy mountains peaks.
Meet your guide for an easy trek in the High Atlas Mountains this morning. Walk right from your hotel and head south through juniper and oak forests. Enjoy a picnic lunch in this glorious setting before heading back towards the Kasbah and enjoying the rest of your afternoon—perhaps it’s time to try your first hamman?
Our destination today is the Agafay Desert—long called the “Sahara at the Door of Marrakech.” Along the road, camels await to take you for a ride to the oasis of La Pause. Jump in the refreshing waters before an afternoon at your leisure and an evening spent in true desert fashion—under the stars!
Travel down the coast to the relaxed seaside town and millennia-old trading post of Essaouira. Stop for lunch at a French-owned vineyard, Val d’Argan and partake in a wine tasting before heading to our Riad, located within the walls of the ancient town and just steps from the sea.
Explore the lively port, fish markets and narrow streets lined with whitewashed buildings this morning. The Sqala of the Kasbah—the artillery platform on the ramparts—offers incomparable views of the ocean. Enjoy lunch at a waterside café and later explore local artisan studios.
Arrive back to Marrakech and enjoy lunch at Café de la Poste before exploring the city. Visit the exquisite Bahia Palace and the Museum of Art of Marrakech before meeting with our friend Mohammed who will lead us through the amazing garden of Jacques Majorelle, once owned by Yves Saint-Laurent.
Delve into the chaos of the city again with a crafts-focused tour through Djemaa el Fna square, a labyrinth of stalls and artisan workshops bringing together more than 2,600 craftsmen. In the late afternoon, shop for fresh ingredients for your cooking class, culminating in a fantastic homemade dinner.
Enjoy breakfast and a morning to yourself as you await your ride to the Marrakech International airport. Bon voyage!
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Royal Palm, Marrakech
Located just 12 km away from Marrakech’s ancient Medina, in the heart of a 231-hectares estate planted with olive trees. Boasting 4 restaurants led by multiple-starred Michelin chef Philippe Jourdin, a 2,000 sqm heated pool, Clarins Spa and a private golf course with incredible views of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. View hotel website »
Kasbah Bab Ourika, Ourika Valley
With 360-degree panoramic views of the Ourika Valley and the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, the Bab Ourika receives warm sunlight all day, ending in spectacular sunsets. From its unique eyrie-like position, it offers a bird’s-eye view of the Atlas range, traditional Berber villages and the lush river valley below. View hotel website »
La Pause, Agafay Desert
Surrounded by wilderness in the sandy Agafay hills of the Marrakech Desert, this rustic-chic ecolodge offers adobe-style quarters with wood beams, mosquito nets and wood-burning stoves. Meals are served by candelight, outdoors overlooking the desert. Note that there is no electricity at this camp. View hotel website »
Villa de L’O, Essaouira
Located a few meters from the beach, the Villa de l’O is a 18thC palace which been tastefully restored a few years ago. The theme here is a mix between a very original Colonial style and a certain idea of Moroccan luxury. The rooftop terrace offers the most beautiful views on the bay and enjoying a breakfast is a pure delight! View hotel website »
La Sultana, Marrakech
This palace is formed by four riads with different character and charm. Craftsmen and local artists worked three years to give this property all the authenticity and luxury Morocco could offer. Located in the heart of the medina inside the wall near the Royal Palace in the Kasbah neighborhood, you can see and almost “visit” the Saadians Tombs from the rooftop! View hotel website »
We thought our trip with you to Morocco was outstanding! Thru various modes of transportation- biking, hiking, camel and mule, we got to learn about this remarkable country! We thought our guides, Olivier and Sebastian were great, and they took great pride in arranging special events/speakers/guides for us, which only made it all the more special.— Bonnie Glasky
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This trip is rated Occasional, meaning it’s appropriate for travellers who are in good shape and relatively active.
“I can’t say I really work out, but I am active a couple of times a week.”
Country lanes, footpaths, and coastal or forest trails, all on relatively flat terrain, perhaps with an occasional hill.Read more on our Activity Levels
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- Meals as indicated
- Services of a local guide + driver/vehicle
- All special events and private tours mentioned in itinerary
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
- All baggage transportation
- Monument fees described in itinerary
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