Bill and Marcia Hochkammer took their extended family of 11 including their adult children and grandchildren on our Morocco Adventure during the school holiday in December.
"All eleven of us agreed that this was one of the best family trips we have ever taken. We were able to take a break with other kinds of cuisine – we had an Italian lunch and a French dinner which were both good."
"Our experiences in Fez were among the highlights of the trip. The tour of the city was excellent; we enjoyed the markets and the shopping. The riad in the medina was an excellent place to say; delicious food and a very friendly owner."
"The trip into the Sahara desert and the camp were a highlight. We enjoyed the camel rides; the tents we slept in and the food was excellent (we had the best breakfast of our trip at the desert camp). Hiking in the High Atlas mountains and to the Salt River, both excellent excursions. The staff did an excellent job taking care of all of our needs and produced excellent lunches."
"Abdul was a great guide. He had excellent knowledge of the places we were visiting. He was able to give us comprehensive information about Moroccan history and culture and Islam. His rapport with the children was especially good."
"He was helpful in suggesting places for us to visit and did an outstanding job of finding restaurants for us. We ate a lot of Moroccan food. There was considerable variety because Abdul made it a point to be sure we were exposed to local specialties."
Traveling to Morocco in December the winter clime is tempered by the sea, although the Hochkammer family found it colder than they expected. With proper jacket, knit cap and gloves for cold nights in the desert, it's a great time to travel in Morocco. The Mediterranean lowlands around Fez and Marrakech are mild and although driving over the mountains and nights in the desert are cold (down to the 30's F), generally in winter the skies are sunny and blue, days can be warm, and everywhere there are fewer tourists.
So, bring some warm clothes enjoy this exotic family adveuture during the holiday school break. For more information about travel to Morocco ask the Program Director and see more about our Wildland Adventures in Morroco.