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Traveling in Morocco, help picking tour options!

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I will be in Morocco for ten days in July. There are two small group tours that I've selected, with each of them having a feature that I like that the other doesn't have.

These are the two tours I've chosen:

Morocco 1: Casablanca, Fes, Todra Gorge, Ait Ben-Haddou, Marrakech: https://www.gadventures.com/trips/morocco-kasbahs-and-desert/DCKD/2015/itinerary/

Morocco 2: Casablanca, Rabat/ Moulay Idriss, Volubilis/ Fes, Chefchaouen/ Tangier, Marrakech: http://www.intrepidtravel.com/us/morocco/north-morocco-adventure-82825/tripnotes

Option 1 does not visit Chefchaouen (and I really want to visit Chefchaouen, and possibly the Cave of Hercules), but it does have an overnight stay in the Sahara, with a camel ride into the desert.

Option 2 does visit Chefchaouen, but does not include a desert stay.

If I do Option 1, there's a possibility of flying in a couple days early into Tangier, visiting Chefchaouen and the Cave, and then moving on to Casablanca for the start of the tour. Perhaps if I stay at an upscale hotel in Tangier, they could assign a taxi driver for me for the day? With Option 2, I plan on staying an extra day in Marrakech to visit a couple key places before I leave.

1. Does anyone have tips on easily getting to Chefchaouen from Tangier? And to the Cave of Hercules? Should I hire a guide for the day, and if I do, how to find a reliable one?

2. If you've already been to Morocco, which of these tours would you say is the better one in terms of a first time traveler to Morocco?

3. If you know of a good guide, or a different tour in the timeframe of June 25 - July 12, I'd gladly welcome your input!

If I had more time in the country, I'd have planned my own itinerary (although with some hesitation given the harassment that's invariably directed at solo female travelers. I'm an experienced solo traveler, but with a short period of time I'd like to cover the basics and possibly return if I love it).

Thank you very much for your input!

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