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Morocco - Atlas to Sahara I

offered by supplier M17026 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 11 day(s)
Group Size: 12 people
Destination(s): Morocco  
Specialty Categories: Birdwatching   Wildlife Viewing  
Season: February - March
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1975 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1975 Euro (EUR)

Morocco, with its breathtaking scenery, delicious food, rich history and fabulous birding, is fast becoming an essential destination for all travellers. As an independent country after French rule, few Muslim countries offer the combination of such a friendly atmosphere complimented with strong cultural beliefs and few restrictions on visitors. Interesting habitats are found in the various geo-physical regions and vary from the high snow-covered Atlas Mountains, to low lying woodlands and the red sand dunes of the great Sahara desert.

Cities and towns bustle with activity, where mud-walled buildings line souks (long narrow alleyways) that are filled with bazaars selling carpets and crafts, and laden with exotic spices, colourful tribal people, snake charmers and leather craftsmen.


Tour Dates 20th February to 2nd March (11 days)
Tour Price €1,975 per person sharing (see below)
(Tour price fixed in Euros, other rates subject to exchange rate fluctuations)
Tour Size Limited to 12 participants and 2 M17026 leaders

20th February - Arrival in Marrakech and transfer to Oukaimeden
21st February - Oukaimeden to Agadir via Tiz n’Test
22nd February - Seabird trip and Oued Souss
23rd February - Birding Oued Massa and Tamri, Agadir
24th February - Agadir to Boumalne-du-Dades
25th February - Tagdilt Track and Dades Gorge
26th February - Boumalne-du-Dades to Midelt via Todra Gorge
27th February - Midelt to Erfoud
28th February - Erg Chebbi and Merzouga
1st March - Erfoud to Ouarzazate
2nd March - Ouarzazate to Marrakech and departure

The fee for the Morocco – Atlas to Sahara trip is €1,975 per person sharing.

The single supplement for this tour is €185. If RBT cannot provide you with a rooming partner although you choose to share, the single supplement will become applicable. We will make all reasonable efforts to ensure that a rooming partner is found if you do wish to share.
Should you wish to pay for this tour in Great British Pound (£), South African Rand (ZAR), or US Dollar (US$), please refer to our website for the current exchange rate.

The tour price includes:
•All meals from lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 11;
•Bottled drinking water;
•All lodgings as per the itinerary;
•Ground transportation;
•Pelagic Boat Trip;
•All entrance fees;
•All guiding services; and
•Tips for local guides and services.

…and excludes:

•ANY airfares, taxes and visa fees;
•Any drinks;
•Telephone calls, laundry and items of a personal nature; and
•Special gratuities.

a) Due to constantly fluctuating exchange rates, we now quote our tours in 4 currencies (see website). The tour price is however fixed only in the currency printed in bold (Euros), and the actual cost in the other currencies listed will be adjusted according to prevailing exchange rates at the time of final invoicing (usually 3 months before the tour.) The same applies to approximate domestic flight (where applicable) and single supplement rates, which are also quoted in the respective fixed currency.

b) Rates are based upon group tariffs; if the tour does not have sufficient registration (a minimum of 6 paying participants) a small party supplement will have to be charged.

c) Furthermore, these costs are subject to unforeseen increases in tour related costs and may have to be adjusted as a result.

d) Lastly, we may be forced to change or alter the itinerary and / or the designated M17026 leader/s at short or no notice due to unforeseen circumstances; please be aware that we will attempt to adhere as close to the original program as possible.

Special Notes:
•Much of our time is spent in vehicles, as we do have to cover long distances in order to get to the best areas for birds. The more luggage you pack the less room there is in the vehicle, so it is important for the comfort of your fellow travellers that you do not over-pack. Kindly stick to 20kg (44lb) for check in luggage and 8kg (18lb) for hand luggage.

•It is important for you to be aware that it can get quite hot on this tour. Since we do not have any strenuous walks on this tour, it is however manageable. It can also get cold at night.

As noted above, gratuities (drivers, hotel staff, restaurants etc) are included on this tour. However, this does NOT include your M17026 leaders. If, therefore, you feel that they have given you excellent service, it is entirely appropriate to tip them.

This tour does not include any airfares. The tour will depart in the morning from Marrakech on day 1 of the tour; please ensure that you arrive by 08:00 in the morning on day 1 or preferably the previous night. Further meeting details in this regard will be forwarded to you in due course. The tour will conclude in the afternoon on day 11 and return flights home should not be before 17:00. If you wish to arrive early and/or depart late and would like assistance in this regard, kindly contact the M17026 office.

Marrakech’s Menara Airport is the main port of entry for this tour and is well serviced by several airlines, including Air France and British Airways. As our guests come from all over the planet we do not include international flights in our tour prices. We have the capacity to advise you on the best route according to your preferences but your local travel agent will best be able to book these flights for you. However, please DO NOT book your international flights until you have consulted the M17026 office for confirmation on the status of the tour.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Tour Price (Per Person) €1,975 * £1,610 * USD2,610 * ZAR28,500
Single Supplement €185 * £160 * USD250 * ZAR2,670

Please note: these prices are subject to foreign exchange fluctuations.
Excludes flight costs.

About This Supplier
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Location: South Africa
Joined InfoHub: Sep 2007
Client Request Served: 308

M17026 is one of the world’s longest established and most highly regarded birding tour companies. Based in South Africa with satellite offices in USA, Australia and New Zealand, their team of professional tour leaders and dedicated office support staff arrange and guide more than 250 annual birding and wildlife tours...

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