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The Pros & Cons of Private vs. Group Tours

When it comes to planning a once in a lifetime vacation, nothing should fall through the cracks. You want to make sure that you get exactly what you want out of your trip! There’s no room for mistakes or disappointments. You’ve been dreaming about your time off for weeks, months, or even years. This precious opportunity should rightfully be held to a high standard.

But for many people, planning a trip to an exotic location can be confusing. Not only have you likely not been to the location before, but you also might have a lot of questions! What is the local culture like? What are some do’s and don’ts of being a guest in this country? What activities and sites are a must-see? Or on the other side of things, what should I be sure to avoid?

Even with the help of the internet, sites like TripAdvisor can lead you astray. It’s difficult to discern what information to trust and which information to throw out. In the age of the internet, we have all come to know that not everything you read can be trusted. Everything must be taken with a grain of salt!

And in the end, there’s nothing that can truly replace the advice of an expert who’s gained their experience and knowledge firsthand. So where are the experts and how do you get their help? This is where becoming part of a tour group can help.

You’ll need to decide, though, whether a private or a group tour is best for you.


8 Romantic Honeymoon Hotels

Are you looking for special place for your honeymoon?

Morocco is a magical place for honeymooners. With a mix of tradition and modernism, you can feel transported to another era. Walking down old streets filled with handcrafted goods takes you back hundreds of years, while your hotel or riad accommodations offer you all the luxury of this century.

When you book a trip to one of these eight romantic hotels in Morocco, you’ll find that not only is love in the air, but romance blooms year-round. As you plan your honeymoon to Morocco, make sure you consider some of these luxurious hotels.


Honeymoon Travel to Morocco – Romantic Tips & Ideas

“Morocco is a fantastic honeymoon destination!”

Can’t stop Googling “romantic honeymoon destinations”? Among all the possibilities, it can feel impossible to choose a destination! Luckily, we are here to help. Let’s take a look at what Morocco has to offer you and your loved one. 

No matter what you are interested in, there is something for you.


Artisans of Fes: The potters

As you walk down the bustling streets of the Fes Medina on your Morocco tour, shopkeepers are sure to be displaying many different wares.

You will see the intricate woven carpets, the colorful scarves, glittering gold plates, tiled tables, and delicate pottery. Fes is famous for its beautiful pottery as well as other exciting crafts.

For over six centuries, Fes has been known to produce the best pottery in Morocco.

The pottery of Fes is all handmade and designed. For an optional excursion during a stay in Morocco, you might choose to go to the place where it is all created, and watch the wonder yourself.

To begin with, there are potters who spin the clay into many different shapes, such as normal bowls, spice holders, and tajine pots. The ceramic tajine pots are not to be cooked with, but the hosts will usually serve the meal in it.


“Enjoyed every day of this trip.”

We are an adventurous group and all six of us looked forward to and enjoyed every day of this trip.

We agree that the most historically fascinating site was Chefchaouen. Perhaps the most honored guide was the old gentleman in Chefchaouen who really knew everything-history, religion etc and he was a contemplative, thoughtful intellectual! The guides were all very good and patient in answering all our questions-we had many- and the guide in Marrakesh was relaxed and simply very good-natured. The guide in Fez was just a bit more formal. And the guide at Volubilis also was very good-he made me a crown of flowers!

Driss handled us pretty well, took care of us very well and even helped Steve find a proper head scarf! He may not have been thrilled with the drive back to Casablanca along the coast, but we found the drive interesting and did see a very different part of Morocco,-also beautiful- especially the sea, industry and the Portuguese port where we tooled around for a considerable amount of time. We fed Driss well at the seaside hotel so he was happy!


“The best overseas trip I have made in my life”

We had the most wonderful trip with Experience It in Morocco. In a sense Morocco is a mystery, you just don’t know what to expect. It has such diversity of landscapes, such hospitable and happy people, and a creative and sophisticated culture not widely known.

The following points must be noted:

  • Youssef’s passion for his country was contagious. He knew what we should see and he explained the history and architecture in detail. He was a skilful driver and a very supportive guide.
  • The luxury and comfort of the accommodation. Our hosts were always attentive and generous.
  • The excellent food at the Riads and the restaurants.

“I had a great experience”

Just wanted to drop you a note after returning from a wonderful trip to Morocco. It has been great! All was so well organized and all the hotels/riads I was staying at were simply just terrific!

My driver – Mustapha Mohtaj – has been a pleasure to be with for the whole time. Extremely kind and caring and always ready to help out or offering his services. I also find him very knowledgeable and it has been great to have interesting discussions about politics, religion and his country in general.

One of the highlights definitely was the desert,


“This has been one of my most favorite vacations”

We are back from a two-week trip to exotic Morocco. Morocco Tours certainly knows how to take care of every single arrangement whether preplanned or spur of the moment.

Our driver, Ahmed, was the best I’ve ever had in all my travels and was with us whenever we needed him. Jeff, Kit, and Ruth were fantastic in our planing. We couldn’t have asked for better riads, lodging, or sightseeing expeditions.


“I do not know where to even start…”

annelieseI do not know where to even start regarding the most amazing adventure. From start to finish, everything was absolute perfection (well except the initial flight issue). Each hotel or riad had it’s own unique ambiance that led to the overall experience. From the modern hotel in Casablanca, to the quaint Villa Mandarine in Rabat. Since our days were packed with exploring, it was comforting to know that we would lay our head down in a welcoming/safe place.

On top of the amazing job that Moroccotours.org / EIT did putting our journey together, I would be remiss in not mentioning the amazing, spectacular, intelligent, humorous and caring Ryad Mekouki. His knowledge of his country and culture, is truly unmatched. As Americans, we fall short in knowing our history and heritage, but Ryad did not miss a beat. Every question was answered, without hesitation. The conversations that we had have left an imprint on our lives, and we are better people having met Ryad. Ryad not only secured some of the best tour guides (Mohammed), but he knew our every step and need before we even asked.


“Beyond our Greatest Expectations!”

We have been fortunate enough to able to travel to many places in the world with what are considered to be some excellent tour companies. The tour that you put together for us in Morocco was, without doubt, beyond our greatest expectations!! The hotels, the food, the destinations–all were superb! Rostom, our driver, on a scale of 1 to 10, was a 10!! His command of the English language was superior; his sense of humor was outstanding; and, his driving skills were excellent.


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