Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Morocco Trip End of April - itinerary help please!
  2. 2 First time Safari - any comments on Wild Wings/Taga Safari companies?
  3. 3 Mombasa recomendations please
  4. 4 March Trip to South Africa -- Need Quick Guidance Please!
  5. 5 Private tours in Morocco
  6. 6 Kings Pool vs. Duma Tau
  7. 7 Hotels for Victoria falls
  8. 8 First time to Africa-need help!
  9. 9 How do I know if a company is legit
  10. 10 Point and Shoot camera for a Kenyan Safari
  11. 11 Trip Report South Africa trip report
  12. 12 Question about Yellow Fever certificate
  13. 13 The Heat and Dust of Kafue & the Busanga Plains
  14. 14 Has anyone used this company in Uganda
  15. 15 Jewish tour Casablanca
  16. 16 Kenyan Safari Spending Money
  17. 17 Ethiopian security
  18. 18 Duffel Bag Suggestions?
  19. 19 Eyes on Africa Safari Recommendations???
  20. 20 morocco
  21. 21 Morocco 10 days - plz review
  22. 22 A Little Trick for Converting Centigrade to Fahrenheit
  23. 23 Is an Iranian visa a problem when entering Israel?
  24. 24 Casablanca or Rabat for two night stay
  25. 25 Trip Report A very belated TR - South of Namibia with Kgalagadi
View next 25 » Back to the top

Is it possible to just have a driver not a tour?

Jump to last reply

We are in our early 60s and usually travel independently and reasonably slowly. In places like Myanmar and Sri Lanka we have organised a driver to go from A to B. This works well for us as we can stop where we like and travel as slowly as we like. We can also have the fun of researching and choosing accommodation which gives us the option to mix cheaper places with a bit of luxury.

I have been in touch with a couple of companies in Morocco who offer "Tailor made" tours. One company names the accommodation places, the other keeps the info close just saying something like "Riad with pool". These tours are more expensive than I'd expected.

We intend to be in Morocco for about 3 weeks in September. We will be arriving in Morocco from Spain via ferry and leaving by air to UK.

We will want to have 3-4 days in both Fes and Marrakesh (it seems silly to have a driver / guide hanging about while we are staying in a city)
Is it possible to have several shorter "tours" such as:
- Chefchaouen to Fes
- Fes to Merzouga
- Merzouga across High Atlas to Essouria

I'd appreciate guidance on options and perhaps advice on how to organise drivers / tours

13 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement