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Boorowa, Australia
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Can we do Morocco tour on our own, we are from Australia and want to do 10 days in Morocco. Casablanca, Fez, Merrakech, Casablanca. What is the best way to get around, how do we get from Fez to Merrakech without going on train or bus (we don't do buses if we can help it). and would we just get guides at each city. any help is appreciated. Organised tours all seem too expensive.

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Hi,

You can certainly explore Morocco by yourselves. The first step is to have a look at the Top Questions box on the right of the page. Check the Travel Guide and Things To Do tabs on the left and read some Travellers Articles. Use the search box above your post with key words or phrases. Do this for each city as well as on the Morocco forum.

Sounds like a lot of work but there are loads of interesting posts already here which will help you plan your trip. Once you've come up with a plan come back with specifics you haven't been able to track down and there are lots of people willing to give advice.

Be wary of anyone who sends you an unsolicited private message before you have asked any questions (or asks you to send one to them). If something catches your eye, you send a message to the reviewer to verify their report.

Happy planning!

Marrakech, Morocco
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To add to the advice given above, and if travelling by coach is not an option (a pity as this method of transport is cheap and easy) and trains, by implication, are not your prefered option either, then you can consider the expensive alternative of private taxi, a hired car or even a cycling/motorbike hire based trip. However since the journey from Fes to Marrakech for example takes around 7 hours+ by train you can begin to imagine the distances involved. In 10 days a two centre tour (Marrakech for the High Atlas and Essaouira, and Fes, for Meknes, Volubilis and other destinations) would allow you day trips to experience some of the immensely varied geography of Morocco, it's peoples, cuisine and culture.

You do not need a guide for these destinations and if flying into Casablanca by necessity do not consider spending more time than you need to there. Depending on your accommodation, hotels and riads can recommend tours for you. Exploring by yourselves is of course half the fun (and adventure!) of any holiday.

Stockholm, Sweden
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Yes, you can rent a car and go by own, it is much more better, funny, interesting than to take some organized tours, they are expensive also, as you self say.

The roads are good, signs too so it is only to have good map and guidebook and go, or drive I mean.

If I can propose, skip Casablanca, there it is nothing, save the time for other to see on your way.

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