OAT's Morocco Sahara Odyssey Tour and extension to Chefchaouen is an adventure in cities, villages and the Sahara Desert, mixing Berber, French, and Spanish cultures in a Muslim parliamentary kingdom. We stayed in conventional hotels, riads, and a desert camp. We met a variety of people from many walks of life - students, nomads, migrants, city dwellers, artisans and more.

Chefchaouen and Tétouan

Chefchaouen
Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen is the Blue City with a view of the Horn, set in the northern mountains of Morocco. Its hilly blueness makes it a delight for the eye.

Tétouan is a coastal city on the Mediterranean Sea across the Rif Mountains from Chefchaouen. It has a Royal Palace, medina, and  various craftsmen at work.

Tangier

Gibralter
Gibralter

The beautiful light and multicultural spirit of which have drawn travelers to Morocco for centuries. People have been living in Tangier since colonists from Carthage settled there in the fifth century BC, and over the years it has traded hands between several kingdoms and empires, and served as refuge for countless cultures. This is the gateway to and from Europe.