Morocco

Morocco

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Discover Morocco

Morocco is the land of untouched sand dunes, warm-hearted and hospitable people, and flavorful food. On your Morocco trip you will get the first-hand cultural experience you’d would expect from Studentfy’s expert local guides.

We’ll take care of everything from transportation to local dining.

We will bring you on an overnight adventure to admire the stars and the moon in the unadulterated Sahara Desert sky.

Unbeatable price

Studentfy card holders

155

A deposit of 25€ is paid here.
The rest to be paid in Morocco.

Non-Studentfy card holders

160

A deposit of 30€ is paid here.
The rest to be paid in Morocco.

* Solo travelers may pay 60€ more for private airport pick up, drop off and accommodation.

Itinerary

This is a 5-day/4-night trip enough to visit Marrakech, the smaller villages, pass through the Atlas Mountains and spend a night in the Sahara desert.

Day 1

Explore Marrakesh, its street shops and lifestyle.

  • Pick up from the airport and getting to the hotel (Find the guide outside the airport holding a Studentfy or Viaje Marruecos card)
  • Check-in at Hotel Islane and rest
  • Discover and explore Marrakesh, its shops and lifestyle

Day 2

See the Atlas Mountains and the Berber villages

  • Check out of the hotel at about 7:30am
  • Head to the high Atlas Mountains and see the old Berber villages near the port of Tiz N Tichka
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Ben Haddou where movies like the Gladiator have been filmed
  • Stop for lunch
  • Head towards Ouarzazate, the gateway to the Sahara Desert, and the Rose Valley and other smaller villages
  • Dinner & accommodation at the Dadés Canyon

Day 3

See the largest sand dune in Morocco and go sandboarding

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Visit the breathtaking cliffs of the Canyon of Todra
  • Check into the hotel in Merzouga
  • Start the camel trip across the Sahara and reach the Berber tents right in time for the sunset
  • Go sandboarding on the beautiful sand dunes of the Sahara
  • Enjoy the Berber dinner under the starry sky of the Sahara

Day 4

Visit the birthplace of the Moroccan Kingdom

  • Watching the most fascinating sunrise on the sand dunes followed by a typical Berber breakfast
  • Visit Erg Chebbi and the biggest and tallest sand dune in Morocco with a height of 250 meters
  • Visit a village of nomads and experience a Gnawa concert performed by nomads and Berbers.
  • Visit the city of Rissani, where the Kingdom of Morocco was formed and established
  • Leave the desert behind and head back to Ouarzazate and Marrakesh and spend the night in a beautiful Riad (a traditional Moroccan house with an interior garden and courtyard)

Day 5

Finish off your journey with a typical Moroccan breakfast

  • Breakfast at the hotel/riad
  • Walk around Marrakech and enjoy the souks depending on your departure time (We recommend doing your shopping on Day 5 if you have time)
  • Transport to the airport

NOTE: The order of the activities may change depending on the time of arrival, number of visitors and the interests of the group. Doing some of the activities may not be possible due to weather conditions or some unforeseen events (for example, blocked access roads).

Package

The price includes all the followings:

Transportation

Airport pick up and drop off, and transportation in air-conditioned vans

Accommodation

2 nights in a hotel, a night in a riad and a night in a Berber tent in the desert

5 days/4 nights

With 5 days and 4 days, it's enough to see the best sights

Breakfast

4 breakfasts are included at the hotel

Dinner

2 dinners will be provided. Give the local food a try

Guided tour

You get to see the best of Marrakech during the tour

Sandboarding

You can go sandboarding on the sand dunes in the Saharra desert

Camel riding

Ride a camel across the Saharra desert (this is optional)

A night in a Berber tent

Spend a night in a Berber tent in the middle of the Sahara desert

* The plane ticket to Morocco is not included in the price.
** The rooms are shared. If you want a double room, that would be 30€.
*** The price for any extra night will be 20€ per person.

Shopping

Morocco is a popular destination for shoppers because of the low prices, hand-made products and authentic looks. Visiting the local markets and shops is a must especially the Jemaa el-Fnaa souk in Marrakesh.

Here you can find hand-made baskets, hand-painted ceramics that come in all shapes and forms, colors and sizes, leather pouts and bags, organic soaps, colorful rugs and antique shops at really low prices.

Our tour guide will take you to the street markets and souks of Marrakesh to see and shop around traditional items, spices, clothing, and souvenirs. A “souq” or “souk” is the name given to the markets in Morocco. The tourist souks where you’ll find a variety of treasures are generally inside of the old city walls.

We recommend haggling and negotiating the prices as much as possible to make sure you get the best deal

Testimonials

Irene G.
Irene G.
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Best way to travel, discover new places, make new friends and save some money! I had never been to Morocco before and I learned so much in this trip. I loved camel ride and sleeping under the starry sky in the Sahara. I highly recommend this trip to everyone!
Michael G.
Michael G.
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Morocco was my first trip when I arrived in Europe. It was a fantastic opportunity to experience a continent and culture like nothing I had seen before. And with these guides I was able to do 5X what I would have planning it myself. I recommend this trip to all of my friends.
Иван Д.
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Хареса ми Мароко и организаторите бяха от доста голяма помощ. Беше малко студеничко през нощта, така че си вземете връхна дреха. Бих опитал и от другите пътувания които предлагат!
Sebastian B.
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I traveled with my girlfriend alone. The local guides where amazing, the hotels gave a real Moroccan experience. The desert experience is a day and night that I won’t forget in my entire life. Music, food, comfort, relaxation. It was everything that I hoped for and even more. I would recommend this tour to everybody.
Ali M.
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booked the trip with 4 other friends and we had a FABULOUS time there. Studentfy helped us with the visa and all the questions we had. We were in a group with 9 other people and everything was super fun. I loved Ouzerzete and the desert.
Hans B.
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Really enjoyed the trip but sometimes it wasn’t really obvious what the plan was for the day. Some may say it was more flexible that vay but I like more straight forward. Morocoo was amazing on the other hand
Alejandra S.
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un viaje inolvidable. lo recomiendoooo 100% muchas gracias studentfy
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FAQ

If you are from any of the countries below, you will not need a visa to go to Morocco. If your country isn’t listed, you will need to contact the Moroccan Consulate in Barcelona (Carrer de Pujades, 63, 08005 Barcelona) or the Moroccan Embassy in Madrid (Calle de Serrano, 179, 28002 Madrid) to get the visa. Please check with the embassy of your country to make sure if you need a visa or not.

Algeria – Andorra – Argentina – Australia – Austria – Bahrain – Belgium – Brazil – Bulgaria – Canada – Chile – Congo (Brazzaville) – Croatia – Cyprus – Czech Republic – Denmark – Estonia – Finland – France – Gabon – Germany – Great Britain – Greece – Guinea (Conakry) – Hong Kong – Hungary – Iceland – Indonesia – Ireland – Italy – Ivory Coast – Japan – Kuwait – Latvia – Liechtenstein – Lithuania – Luxemburg – Macao (up to 30 days) – Mali – Malta – Mexico – Monaco – Netherlands – New Zealand – Niger – Norway – Oman – Peru – Philippines – Poland – Portugal – Puerto Rico – Qatar – People’s Republic of China – Romania – Russian Federation – Saudi Arabia – Senegal – Singapore (They can stay one month without visa) – Slovakia – Slovenia – South Korea – Spain – Sweden – Switzerland – Tunisia – Turkey – United Arab Emirates – United States of America – Venezuela.

First, check the previous question to see if you need a Moroccan visa. If you do, you must answer Yes to the question Do you need a visa? on the Checkout page. You must send us your passport number, full name, date of birth and nationality and we will send you a document with your information on it.

You will have to take this document along with the other documents listed below to the Moroccan Consulate.

VERY IMPORTANT: If you need a visa, first make sure you can get the visa. First go to the Consulate and check with them. Studentfy is not responsible if you book a flight and make a reservation but the Consulate rejects your application.

Documents the Consulate typically requires:

  • The form given to your by the Consulate
  • Photocopy of your passport with at least 3 months of validity
  • Photocopy of your physical residency card (TIE) (a temporary paper one is not accepted) or a return authorization (autorizacion de regresso) with the proof of renewal
  • Roundtrip flight reservation (without payment)
  • Hotel reservation (without payment)
  • Bank statement showing the transactions of the last 3 months
  • 2 pictures with white background (3x4cm)
  • Health insurance (international or with coverage in Morocco)

Remember that the Consulate may ask for fewer or more documents depending on your case.

No. Studentfy operates only as a mediator between the travel agency in Morocco and the travelers. Studentfy has no control or part in the organization, planning or running the trip. Studentfy is in charge of accepting the reservations and confirming the details with the agency in Morocco. Any changes made to the itinerary, reservation or prices are the responsibilities of the travel agency and not Studentfy.

When you arrive, go through passport control and collect your luggage (if you have any). Go outside the airport where you will find lots of tour guides standing. Look for someone holding a paper saying STUDENTFY or VIAJE MARRUECOS. If you cannot find anyone, contact us immediately.

Check the flights on SkyScanner and Google Flight. You can find very affordable Vueling, Ryanair and AirArabia flights flying to the Marrakesh Menara airport (RAK). Book your flight well in advance if you want to pay as little as possible.

We recommend flying there one day before your trip begins so that you can rest and start your trip fresh early in the morning. The price of an extra day is 20€ per person and it includes airport pick up, accommodation and breakfast.

Follow these steps:
  1. Check if there are any (affordable) flights available for the dates you are interested in;
  2. If there is a flight and trip available, purchase your flight ticket;
  3. Book your trip on www.studentfy.com/shop/discover-morocco-deposit;
  4. Send us your flight information;
  5. If you need a visa, we will send you a letter with your flight and trip information and you can get your visa (see the question about the Moroccan visa);
  6. Pack and fly to Morocco;
  7. Be picked up by our guide and enjoy your trip.

Yes. You can stay as many days as you want. However, the price is for five days only. The price of any extra night in Marrakesh is 20€ per person and it includes the hotel room and breakfast in the morning. Please contact us for more information if you plan on staying fewer or more than five days.

Remember that this is subject to availability and the hotel(s) may refuse to accept the extra nights if there is no room available. In this case, it is the traveler’s responsibility to find accommodation.

Yes, there is a list of available dates you can pick from when purchasing the trip. If a date is available, you will see it on the website. Certain dates may sell out well in advance (e.g. Christmas or Semana Santa) so get your ticket as soon as possible. If you cannot pick a date, that date is no longer available.

No, there isn’t any. You can choose to go alone or with a group however, if you travel alone, you will have to pay 60€ extra for the private rooms. We recommend traveling with at least one more person to avoid this extra charge.

Yes, but we usually don’t recommend it because 1) being in a group is more fun, 2) there will be some additional charges if you are completely alone. For example, if you want to have a private room, then you will have to pay some extra for the private room (about 60€). Otherwise, you may be put in a shared room with the other travelers you might not know and that will cause some logistical issues and the others might not agree to it. It’s highly recommended to be at least 2 people together.

Yes. The guides speak English, Spanish, French and Arabic. They might not speak very fluent English though.

Definitely a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. We recommend taking loose and light-colored clothes. We suggest the following styles of clothing: ali baba trousers, silk long dress, a spring jacket as it tends to get cold at night, jeans and tshirts.

Yes, definitely. Most Moroccan dishes are mostly vegetables and if you are a vegetarian/vegan, you will be totally fine.

Long story short, we have the local connection. Morocco is a culture where everything is negotiated. Our local guides are experienced professionals; they know everyone in town and simply get the best deals.

You will only pay for your lunch, drinks, and any souvenirs if you choose to get any. Please refer to the itinerary and the section explaining what’s included in the price.

This trip is promoted by Studentfy and organized and run by Viajes en Marruecos.

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