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Best Of Morocco Photo Tour 2025

US$9,495 person sharing

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Please note that costs & dates for 2025 are subject to change as not all our partner properties and local airlines have released their rates. Should we need to revise costs, we will endeavour to keep fees & dates as close to the original.

19 May 2025 – 29 May 2025

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through Morocco with ORYX Photo Tours. Discover the vibrant tapestry of this North African gem, capturing the enchanting medinas of Marrakech, the golden dunes of the Sahara, and the intricate beauty of ancient architecture. Immerse yourself in a photographer’s paradise, where every frame tells a story of cultural richness and natural splendor.

Why this Photo Tour is for You

Destination Allure

Embark on an extraordinary photographic odyssey with ORYX Photo Tours in Morocco, capturing the essence of a culture as rich and diverse as the landscapes it inhabits. Immerse yourself in the tapestry of Berber traditions, capturing the vibrant hues of Marrakech's bustling medinas and the timeless allure of the Sahara. Encounter the nomadic Berber communities, explore the intricate details of ancient architecture, and witness the captivating blend of past and present.</p> <p>Morocco, a cultural masterpiece, beckons adventurers to seize the moment before the harmonious balance between tradition and modernity fades away. Explore the Moroccan mosaic while you still can, as the allure of its authentic charm faces the encroachment of contemporary influences.

Accommodation

We make use of each area’s most suitable and best available accommodation.

Photographic highlights

Embark on a visual feast with ORYX Photo Tours in Morocco, where every frame unveils the country's photographic wonders. Capture the vibrant chaos of Marrakech's medinas, where colors and culture collide. Journey through the Sahara's golden dunes, a canvas of breathtaking landscapes. Frame intricate details in ancient architecture and immerse in the kaleidoscope of Chefchaouen's blue city. Encounter nomadic Berber communities and witness the dynamic interplay of tradition and modernity.

Small Group Departures

Travel to this remote location in group no bigger than 8 participants with fellow like-minded individuals for a cultural experience like no other!

Guided experience

Local knowledge of the region coupled with a strong relationship with the ground team, ensure the ultimate photo tour experience. We will take you to the best locations while assisting you with your photography.

mike dexter

ORYX LEADER
Mike Dexter

12 Days
8 Guests + 1 ORYX Leader
Classic
Culture
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport
  • person sharing
    US$9,495
  • Single Supplement
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  • Photographic Highlights
    Marrakech's Vibrant Medinas, Sahara Desert's Golden Dunes, Chefchaouen's Blue Cityscape, Ancient Architecture, Nomadic Berber Communities, Atlas Mountains, Scenic Landscapes, Fes' Historic Medina, Intricate Details of Moroccan Riads, Essaouira's Coastal Charm, Traditional Souks and Markets
  • Guide
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Day 1: Casablanca

Upon arrival in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, you will be met by your driver in a private vehicle and head to your Casablanca hotel, where you will check-in and rest from your travels. You will head to Hassan II mosque. This is one of the largest mosques in the world and a photographers dream building with unique angles and colors. Loaded with religious and historical significance, it will awe you with its sheer size and incredible architecture. Smell the salty ocean air as you marvel at the exquisite minaret. Inside Hassan II, tours are offered at 9, 10, 11 and 2 and last about 45 minutes to an hour (can change with the season).
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Day 2: Casablanca, Rabat, Chefchaouen

After breakfast, you will depart Casablanca and travel to Chefchaouen. Along the way, you could choose to enjoy a short driving visit to Rabat, the capital city and residence of the King. You will continue the journey along the coast before heading up through the Rif mountains towards your destination of Chefchaouen, the famous blue city of Morocco. Picture a city where almost everything is a cool shade of blue!
 
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Day 3: Chefchaouen

After breakfast, you will enjoy Free time to photograph this “cool” blue town, tucked away in the mountains. This town is a photographer’s heaven! Stop for delicious fresh bread and hot mint tea as you tour. Another option is to take a hike in the breezy mountains.
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Day 4: Chefchaouen, Volubils, Fes

Before breakfast, you will want to climb up the edge of the mountain for a beautiful shot of this small Berber town. After breakfast, you will set out to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. You will spend the morning exploring the 2000-year-old ruins and getting a picture of life during the Roman Empire. Before heading to Fes, the cultural and spiritual capital of Morocco. In the evening, you will have a visit to the Ramparts of Fes for some spectacular overlook of the medina shots.
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Day 5: Fes (1/2 Day Guide Medina Tour + Photo Shoot)

In the morning you will enjoy a Photo shoot with a handful of local models in traditional dress come to the riad. The rest of the day will be a free day to explore and capture Fes on film. Half day devoted to exploring the walled-in city, or medina, of Fes. While no cars are allowed, you’ll see donkeys in the old city, shops with piles of vibrant spices, and storehouses heaped high with hand-woven carpets in every color and design possible. You’ll hear the call to prayer, reminding the people to carry out their religious duties. This is a chance to see the real Fes. Your guide will be happy to offer information and explanation for the stops you’ll make. Some of the other places you’ll visit will be the tanneries, the King’s Palace, and the potters. After winding your way deep into the medina. In the evening you will return to your guesthouse.
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Day 6: Fes, Erfoud, Merzouga (Approx. 10 hrs. Drive)

After an early breakfast, you will begin your ascent across the Middle Atlas Mountains. Most of the day will be spent winding your way through the beautiful forests, jagged rock faces, and Berber villages as you cross the Atlas Mountains and begin to descend towards the Sahara Desert. Halfway, you will stop for lunch (Not included) in the town of Midelt, famous for its fossils and rocks. In the afternoon, you will make your way down along the Ziz River Valley. The buildings will fade into a dusty pink as you make your way towards the Sahara Desert. Listen as your driver shares his vast knowledge about the landscape and sceneries before you. Depending upon your arrival time to the hotel you could enjoy some sunset pictures over the dunes. Sunrise and sunset at the dunes is well worth the visit.
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Day 7: Sahara Desert

Don’t miss the sunrise on the dunes. In the morning, you will have a 4x4 ride around the dunes and a visit to the Nomadic Berber Villages. Listen to some of the Gnawa music while you get some people photos. Lunch (Not included) will be in one of these small village locations. In the early afternoon, you will be driven in a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) across the barren land to the majestic Sahara sand dunes and Tented camp where you will enjoy a 30-min. camel trek and pictures of the camel train with the sunset as a backdrop before returning to the tents for the night.
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Day 8: Sahara, Shoura

From the desert, you will take the SUV back to meet up with your driver. Together, you will head towards Skoura. Along the route, you will enjoy a visit to the Dades Gorges before heading to the Palm Groves of Skoura. You will enjoy photogrpahying the ancient Kasbah and traditional mud homes.
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Day 9: Kasbah Ait BenHaddou/ Marrakech

After breakfast, you will have a stop to visit the luxury resort of Dar Ahlam outside of Ouarzazate. You will continue your journey to Marrakech along the scenic route of the Tich-n-Tichka Pass. Along the way you will enjoy a stop through the traditional Kasbah of Ait BenHaddou. In the evening you will head to the square of the medina, the famous Jemaa el-Fna. This is one of the highlights of Marrakech. Coming alive at night with the local storytellers, entertainers, and mouth-watering barbeque pits, the square is well worth a visit. If you would rather observe, you might enjoy a quiet cup of tea on a terrace overlooking the square.
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Day 10: Berber Village, Marrakech

After breakfast you will head out to a Berber village to experience traditional Berber life. You will have opportunity to photograph a local family as they prepare a tagine and teach the group to prepare to make mint tea. In the process you will learn about Berber culture. Lunch is including. In the afternoon you will return to Marrakech for the night.
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Day 11: Marrakech (1/2 Day Guided Medina Tour & Gardens)

After breakfast, you will have a guided tour of Marrakech, the southern pearl of Morocco. This city should be on every traveler’s bucket list. You will discover the Palace of the Bahia, Maison de La Photographie, Majorelle Gardens and many other hidden treasures. The rest of the day you will enjoy Photographing Marrakech on your own
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Day 12: Marrakech or Casablanca, Depart

This will be a departure day. You can be transferred to the Marrakech airport or head the 3 hours to the Casablanca airport.
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