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Megan Lower

I am the director of Wanderlust Voyages and the primary point of contact for travelers. I view travel as a way to expand your world view, learning about different cultures and immersing yourself in the local experience. I'm not a fan of traveling halfway around the world (or even just across the nearest border) just to stay in familiar hotels, eat familiar food, and try to go about the cities/towns the way you would at home. Travel is about enjoying new destinations and experiences to their fullest, which means visiting local restaurants, unique accommodations, and, when possible, talking to local residents.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"All of Morocco. From Tangier to the Sahara to Marrakech, and everything in between. Whether you are looking for luxury, adventure, history, or any combination thereof, we can put together the perfect itinerary for you. "

How did you get involved in travel?

"I am a lawyer-turned-travel-expert, a journey that began with my first trip to the Sahara Desert. I was so enchanted with Morocco, and the desert region in particular, that I wanted to share it with everyone. This started the conversation with my husband, Belghit (who was born in nearby Rissani), about how we could accomplish bringing friends, family, anyone and everyone to explore the wonders of Morocco. Since then, I dove headfirst into the travel business, expanding my knowledge of both the industry and Morocco. I've already been there more times than I can count, and each time I go, I visit more accommodations, try out new activities, and seek to increase my knowledge of the country."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Oh, so many... From transportation adventures to interactions with wild animals to weather failing to cooperate, there are always things that can make travel a unique experience. However, one of the most eye-opening and unique experiences was part of that first trip to the Sahara. I went to visit the home where Belghit grew up. It was a mud-brick house part of an ancient ksar that dates back to the 1700s. Making our way through the winding path inside, cool in the dark away from the bright sun, passing by old mule stalls, a well that once served as their primary source of water, and climbing up the winding steps to bare mud rooms, each opening into a central courtyard. The kitchen still contained a daubed mud oven for baking bread and no running water. It looked like something that you would expect to be from centuries past, not a mere two decades. And yet, that's how Belghit grew up, running down the road to his family's date farm. It was an incredible experience, very eye-opening, and one I will never forget."

Megan is part of the following groups: Morocco Travel Agents
The Best of Morocco
Best of Morocco: Casablanca to Marrakesh - 11 Days

From the blue medina of Chefchoauen to the red dunes of the Sahara, this colorful, 11-day journey through Morocco has it all. The trip begins in Casablanca, home to one of the tallest mosque towers in the world, and then takes you to Fez, with its ancient, well-preserved square and unique tanneries. Enjoy camping under the stars in the Erg Chebbi Dunes, and take in the lively culture in Marrakesh.

Decorations of the Zawiya of Moulay Idris II in Fes
Explore Northern Morocco: Tangier, Chefchaouen, Fes, Rabat & Casablanca - 7 Days

This seven-day itinerary takes you through the sprawling cities, markets, and gardens of northern Morocco. Start with a wander through the port city of Tangier and the blue streets of Chefchaouen before heading to Fes, Morocco's cultural capital. Take a tour of the historic medina before heading to Rabat to enjoy its signature white architecture. Make your way to Marrakech with an afternoon stop in Casablanca to end your trip amid its humming streets.

Streets of Chefchaouen
Highlights of Morocco from Beach to Desert: Fes, Marrakech, Sahara & More - 7 Days

Take a seven-day spin across the sand with this itinerary that will take you from beach to city to desert to back. Visit the arts scene in Asilah, then put your newfound artist's eye to practice photographing the Blue City of Chefchaouen. Follow a guide through the medina of Fes, then trek into the Sahara on camelback before you make it back to the city amid the brightness of Marrakech.

In port at Essaouira
Highlights of Morocco: Fes, Atlas Mountains, Dades Valley, Marrakech & Essaouira - 14 Days

See some of Morocco's best sights on this two-week itinerary. You'll wander the streets of artsy seaside Asilah, then head to the sandier seas of the Atlas Mountains and Erg Chebi with a camel trek and desert camping. Follow expert guides through the bustling markets of Fes and Marrakech, and wrap up your trip in the bohemian enclave of Essaouira before you depart.

Old entrance door at the Royal palace in Fes, Morocco
Luxury Tour of Northern Morocco - 7 Days

Buckle up for a luxurious week-long trip around Morocco's iconic Imperial Cities. Your private driver will usher you through from Casablanca to Fes and Marrakech, with incredible stops along the way. Connect to culture and history with a curated spa experience at a hammam and guided tours of UNESCO Heritage Sites, then unwind in swanky riads and five-star hotels.

Spices for sale in Marrakech
12 Days in Morocco - 4 Unique Itinerary Ideas

If you’ve got twelve days in Morocco, you’ll see a wide swath of the country—and you have a lot of flexibility when it comes to how to approach your adventure. Below you’ll find some inspiration as you think about what type of trip works best for you. Embark on a relaxed grand tour of Morocco's cities, adding time in the Sahara or the Atlantic coast — or both! There are also trip plans tailored to food and culture lovers, adventurers, travelers who enjoy guided exploration and those who prefer to see the sights solo at their own pace.

Recent trip reviews for Megan

Jason

Visit Morocco it will change your life · Morocco - May 21 - May 29, 2022

Traveler: Jason D. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

From the first communication with Megan on day 1 of planning our Moroccan adventure she was nothing but the best. She responded to every email inquiry, question, suggestion & concerns. She really was one of the best travel advisors we’ve ever worked with. We typically do not do tour groups or full planned itinerary traveling and Megan understood that and helped us build an incredibly independent structured itinerary that allowed us to see so much of Morocco in 10 days. She set us up with one... read more

From the first communication with Megan on day 1 of planning our Moroccan adventure she was nothing but the best. She responded to every email inquiry, question, suggestion & concerns. She really was one of the best travel advisors we’ve ever worked with. We typically do not do tour groups or full planned itinerary traveling and Megan understood that and helped us build an incredibly independent structured itinerary that allowed us to see so much of Morocco in 10 days. She set us up with one of the best drivers ever in Hamid. He became a brother at the end of our trip. We couldn’t have felt more relaxed & safe driving throughout the entire country. It was one of THE best trips we have ever taken and it wouldn’t have been possible without the expertise of Megan & our driver Hamid. Highly recommend Megan & her KimKim team to anyone looking to create a life changing traveling stress free experience that you get to tailor and design with their insight and expertise.

Hotel Reviews

Odyssee Center Hotel

Casablanca

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Decent hotel for a layover in Casa. Nicely designed on inside, extremely comfortable beds and quiet. Short walk to the Medina and central downtown area.

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Riad Kalaa 2

Rabat

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Amazing Riad in the heart of the Medina excellent and exceptional staff. Breakfast was amazing in the center courtyard area. Only Riad that I’ve seen w a rooftop pool. Would highly recommend when staying in Rabat. Peaceful and quiet at night.

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Enjoy the hospitality of the staff and being in the heart of the Medina

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Riad Gharnata

Chefchaouen

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Awesome location on one of the most photographed streets. A bit of a walk from roundabout drop off but that’s Chef for you. Very friendly and helpful staff. Cool rooms make you feel like your in an ancient castle. Good breakfast on the rooftop

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Get a porter to help you w your bags at the drop off roundabout. Worth it.

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Terre Des Etoiles

Tameslouht

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Very unique Glamping experience in the Agafay region. Very cool design and architecture of the camp. Very friendly staff and overall very easy to get to with driver. 🐪 rides on or off site. Some tents don’t have outlets for charging phones or accessories. So bring a solar charger or charging pad.

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Don’t think you are staying in Sahara. It’s definitely not the Sahara but still a fun desert like experience

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Riad Perle D'Eau

Essaouira

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Amazing location in Medina overlooking the ocean along the old city walls. Staff is amazing. Some of the nicest staff I’ve ever experienced in a Riad. Breakfast is very good on the rooftop with the ocean breeze in your face. Rooms are unique and quiet. If you can get an ocean facing view it’s amazing. Ernest the owner is a lot of fun chatting with during breakfast each morning.

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Spotless
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Amazing check in, cooking and overall staff
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Hard to find at first, tucked away in a corner

Riad Wow

Marrakech

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Great location 1/2 block from the heart of the Medina, Hassan Tower & Place Jemma el-Fna, banks & Covid testing locations. All Very convenient. A little bit over decorated with gold chairs and toilets 😳. Air freshener smell of orange blossom is a little over powering at first but it airs out eventually. Breakfast is very good on the very nice spacious rooftop. Staff is very friendly.

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Comfortable beds and spacious rooms
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Agafay Desert to Essaouira

Morocco

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Hamid was the best driver we’ve ever had traveling. He was the ultimate professional and was very concerned about safety and comfort first. He got us to to where we needed to go safely, timely and all while having great conversations and enjoying getting to know us. He became our good friend and brother but the middle of our trip.

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We had the best driver for the entire trip. Hamid is a rockstar.
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Tour Marrakech with a private guide

Marrakech

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Very knowledgeable guide but very dry and quiet spoken. Focused too much on small small details of the palace construction and history that could have been abbreviated significantly. He was thorough but a little too thorough for my style of guides. Could have cut the tour down by 2 hours.

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Hamid is simply the best there is.
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Our driver was always amazing.
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Morocco Tour · Morocco - May 5 - May 18, 2022

Traveler: Kathryn A. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

We had a fantastic time in Morocco and felt well looked after by Megan and our driver Ibrahim ( who is a very good driver, by the way). We really appreciated the care taken to match us up with guides who spoke English well and were knowledgeable about the history and culture of Morocco. We definitely recommend Wanderlust. Kathryn read more

We had a fantastic time in Morocco and felt well looked after by Megan and our driver Ibrahim ( who is a very good driver, by the way). We really appreciated the care taken to match us up with guides who spoke English well and were knowledgeable about the history and culture of Morocco. We definitely recommend Wanderlust. Kathryn

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Odyssee Center Hotel

Casablanca

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I only rate it low because of the noise level….the service was good and rooms very clean. However, there is a night club on the first floor and the booming bass carries up into the rooms. We were on the the second floor the first night and asked to be moved the second night. We were on the fifth floor the second night but you could still faintly hear it. The nightclub goes from midnight till 4am

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Easy to walk to sights

Our driver, Said, was amazing. He was know... · Morocco - May 3 - May 16, 2022

Traveler: Cheryl J. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Our driver, Said, was amazing. He was knowledgeable and took the time to stop at interesting places as well as inform us about local custom and culture. He was funny, articulate and able to give us an wonderful perspective on his country. Our travels through the mountains, deserts, olive and palm groves was memorable. Riding dromedaries in the Sahara and staying in the luxury tent camp was another highlight. The staff at the riads and hotels were accommodating and helpful. We enjoyed... read more

Our driver, Said, was amazing. He was knowledgeable and took the time to stop at interesting places as well as inform us about local custom and culture. He was funny, articulate and able to give us an wonderful perspective on his country. Our travels through the mountains, deserts, olive and palm groves was memorable. Riding dromedaries in the Sahara and staying in the luxury tent camp was another highlight. The staff at the riads and hotels were accommodating and helpful. We enjoyed this trip immensely.

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Kasbah Mohayut

Merzouga

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Amazing Kasbah. The best accommodation we had on our journey. Staff were friendly, helpful and generally created a welcoming atmosphere for guests. The food was delicious and plentiful. Highly recommend this hotel

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Friendly, helpful.
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Beautiful decor. Amazing, large room.
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Right on the edge of the Sahara.
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Transfer from Chefchaouen to Fes via Meknes

Morocco

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We did not get to see Meknes. At the last moment, we received a message from our tour coordinator Meagan that Meknes was closed for restoration. I'm sure this could have been known days ahead of time. The Moroccan authorities didn't decide to close Meknes one day and begin restoration the next.

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Bruce

Morocco with Ahmad · Morocco - May 12 - May 21, 2022

Traveler: Bruce B. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Morocco was beautiful with so many interesting places to see with a multitude of things to do. Our driver Ahmad helped to make this trip special. He was terrific and was able to help explain anything we asked and get us everywhere we needed to go. From always having cold water ready to stopping for breaks along the way or providing cord and charger for our phones or blue tooth for music. This trip was excellent.

Amazing Moroccan Experience! · Morocco - May 7 - May 13, 2022

Traveler: Scott J. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

We had an amazing time in Morocco! Megan helped us plan a custom trip based on our schedule that took us from Tangier through Chefchaouen, Fes and Casablanca. The whole team was amazing. The Hotels and Riads were beautiful. The local city guides were very knowledge and helped show us the best side of the places we visited. We also had the best driver/ guide, Aziz Karaoui, (ASK FOR HIM!) he was always on time, kind, knowledgeable and patient with two Americans who had lots of questions. I had... read more

We had an amazing time in Morocco! Megan helped us plan a custom trip based on our schedule that took us from Tangier through Chefchaouen, Fes and Casablanca. The whole team was amazing. The Hotels and Riads were beautiful. The local city guides were very knowledge and helped show us the best side of the places we visited. We also had the best driver/ guide, Aziz Karaoui, (ASK FOR HIM!) he was always on time, kind, knowledgeable and patient with two Americans who had lots of questions. I had a birthday on the trip and he went out of his way to help plan an amazing dinner with a birthday cake that I will never forget! This is the best way to see Morocco and they make it so easy for first timers like us. My wife and I are already talking about our next trip. If you are considering a trip to Morocco, look no further. This is who you want to book with. You will fall in love with this country and it's people, just like we did.

Caprice

We loved exploring Morocco with Megan at our virtual side · Morocco - Apr 25 - May 4, 2022

Traveler: Caprice Y. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Honestly, I cannot imagine exploring Morocco without WanderLust Voyages which we found through KimKim. Our own private guide with a comfy van outfitted with wifi picked us up in Fez and took us everywhere on our itinerary over the next 10 days. Without a personal guide and driver, there is no way we would have seen as much. Leading up to the trip, we had to change our dates and plans over and over again due to COVID and work and Megan just rolled with it. We even ended up having an extra two... read more

Honestly, I cannot imagine exploring Morocco without WanderLust Voyages which we found through KimKim. Our own private guide with a comfy van outfitted with wifi picked us up in Fez and took us everywhere on our itinerary over the next 10 days. Without a personal guide and driver, there is no way we would have seen as much. Leading up to the trip, we had to change our dates and plans over and over again due to COVID and work and Megan just rolled with it. We even ended up having an extra two days and Megan was able to extend our trip easily without changing the budget. We stayed in gorgeous Riads, which are boutique hotels with spas and authentic Moroccan decor. Each one was special and perfectly located inside the old Medina areas with excellent service, luxurious rooms, wifi, and truly phenomenal meals. I would never have known which one to pick without Megan making the selections. On our own, we probably would have used frequent flyer miles in generic hotels in tourist areas. The activities to which we were directed weren't the tourist traps many of the tours take you to. They were genuinely memorable lifetime experiences. In several cities, Megan arranged for highly knowledgeable guides to explain the history and interesting stories about the places we visited. We could ask all our questions and veer off the scheduled route when something curious arose. The whole trip was like a treasure box with each day full of unique delightful surprises.

We didn't have time to go to Marrakech because we chose Fez, the desert, and Tangier--- I would not recommend missing either the desert or Tangier. We took an hour-long ride on a dromedary ("one hump camel") in the dunes at sunset which was silent and sacred. After the meal in our tent, the local teenagers taught us how to play Berber drums. In Tangier, we looked across the Straights of Gibralter to Spain. If you are a foodie and fan of irreverent Beatnick history, definitely watch the Anthony Bourdain special on Tangier before you go. Learning the thousands of years of history of this international zone really rocked my worldview-- crazy to compare a place that holds onto 200,000 years of history in its current context with Los Angeles which has managed to erase anything before the last 200. Actually, if you are coming from Spain, I highly recommend the ferry across the Straights as your starting point. We spent one night near Meknes in a winery/spa/boutique hotel that was phenomenal! I only wish we had booked two nights. We were thinking it was just a stopover during a long drive, but it was worth a longer stay to truly enjoy the classical herb garden, 750 hectares of vineyards, winery, spa, pools, and food--- very decadent.

Nevertheless-- everyone said, "What! You're not going to Marrakech!?" next time...

Our local guide and driver was Ibrahim-- request him!! Kamal was our expert in Fez-- request him too!

Megan is great. She planned and replanned the trip keeping everything within budget so there was no stress or surprises, and check up on us through Ibrahim all along the way.

If you want something special or different-- Megan can guide you. Stay as long as you can.

Loved it!

Hotel Review

Riad El Amine Fès

Fes

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This place is a total shock to the uninitiated. It is located in the old Medina and, if you arrive as we did, your van pulls into this overcrowded dirt parking lot next to a public park, packs of stray dogs, and a cluster of what seem like dingy ancient 4 story plaster buildings with no windows and with graffiti proclaiming "Never Fall in Love" scrawled on a wall. Some people were playing cards and smoking in a pharmacy of one building. Our guide took us walking with our bags among winding passageways to a fancy door that we decided must be the door to the TARDIS because the inside was definitely bigger than the outside! It opened into the gorgeous courtyard and elegant rooms with intricate mosaics covering the walls. Inside, everything was immaculate and luxurious. The staff was always present and helpful. The meals were delicious-- and always more food than we could possibly eat. The swimming pool was beautiful but freezing. One night a band came in to entertain everyone with traditional music. Our room was great-- one thing, though, if you are used to a king-sized bed with your spouse that is made up for two people to be under one cover, you will be surprised. A king-sized bed here is two twins pushed together-- easily remedied, though. The Riad served as a great jumping off point to explore Fez!

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Somewhat difficult to walk to things from the hotel. Plan to drive or order a ride.

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We were there during the end (I hope) of the pandemic and felt completely safe.
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Very accomodating and helpful
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Gorgeous mosaics
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Close to the Medina
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Tour Fes with a Private Guide

Fes

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Kamal was a great guide! Not even bread crumbs would save you in the 9,400 streets of the old Medina and having someone along who knows the history and stories makes it so meaningful. He also steered us to a delicious and beautiful spot for lunch-- we would never have known it was there without him. The local craft places were a little bit touristy-- and priced for tourists-- but, hey, we were tourists! The textiles, ceramics, silver, rugs, and leather were fun to see because they were being made the old way right in front of you. We could peek into but not enter the mosques, but what we could see was beautiful. I am so glad that UNESCO is investing in saving this piece of history.

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Todd

Wonderful Week in Morocco · Morocco - Apr 29 - May 6, 2022

Traveler: Todd S. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

We had a very positive experience booking our trip with KimKim (thanks, Megan), and our trip was great too. We had originally booked our trip for March 2020… and ended up cancelling shortly before we were due to leave because of Covid. Fast forward two years, we emailed KimKim/Megan and she still had all our details and was able to rebook our original planned trip for the same price.

Everything about our trip turned out just as planned and worked out really well. Our driver, Aziz, was great... read more

We had a very positive experience booking our trip with KimKim (thanks, Megan), and our trip was great too. We had originally booked our trip for March 2020… and ended up cancelling shortly before we were due to leave because of Covid. Fast forward two years, we emailed KimKim/Megan and she still had all our details and was able to rebook our original planned trip for the same price.

Everything about our trip turned out just as planned and worked out really well. Our driver, Aziz, was great - driving us all over Morocco in his Mercedes van (with WiFi!), doing so safely while also sharing his knowledge about our surroundings. We even had the pleasure of having tea with his family in Erg Chebbi, which was very nice.

Our tour included extensive time with dedicated guides in both Fez and Marrakech - and they were great, showing us around the key sites and the inner mazes of the medinas, providing in depth knowledge of the history and architecture of these places.

The riads where we stayed we’re all nice - centrally located and architectural marvels , especially the ones in Rabat and Fez. The desert camp was a great experience, from the camel ride out across the dunes to having a campfire and Berber songs under the stars.

The above is just about the service provided/arranged by KimKim, Megan, and their local agent, Wanderlust Travel. But Morocco itself was stunning. We’ve traveled extensively, and I’d say Morocco is tops, both for it’s amazing landscapes as well as the incredible experience of going through the medinas.

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Riad Kalaa 2

Rabat

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Beautiful property - very nice room. Good location

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Central in the old town

Beautiful country. Amazing culture. · Morocco - Mar 13 - Mar 19, 2022

Traveler: Ying L. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Morocco is an amazing country to visit. Wanderlust designed our trip to be packed with fun activities and great accommodation. We were very happy with the itinerary. Their knowledge of the country is fantastic. The local driver and guide that accompanied us the whole time were caring and professional. It was a hassle-free way to travel with 5 kids.

The only reason I gave 4 stars is that I wish the local guides that they outsourced to take us on Medina trips would bring us to fewer... read more

Morocco is an amazing country to visit. Wanderlust designed our trip to be packed with fun activities and great accommodation. We were very happy with the itinerary. Their knowledge of the country is fantastic. The local driver and guide that accompanied us the whole time were caring and professional. It was a hassle-free way to travel with 5 kids.

The only reason I gave 4 stars is that I wish the local guides that they outsourced to take us on Medina trips would bring us to fewer demo/shopping experiences. I have been to many big and inexpensive tours in developing countries, where tour guides heavily rely on kickbacks from these shops, which in turn typically charge multiple times more for those run-of-the-mill souvenirs. I understand that this is the eco-system and as long as I knew, I would never bite. I chose "luxury" (and paid that way) when we booked this trip and was hoping for a much more intimate, exclusive and trustworthy experience. We would have appreciated if they asked us "would you like to shop during your visit?" or warned us "if you do shop, it's very common to bargain in this culture", and said something when we started paying some ridiculous prices. When the airline overbooked our flight and we stayed one more day in Casablanca to explored on our own, we found out we paid 5 times more for the Djellaba that we bought in Fes. We also paid about $120 for some spices and soaps, because the "demo" place said they were a "government shop". These tourist traps were not consistent with the "luxury personalized trip" that I signed up for.

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Four Seasons Resort Marrakech

Marrakech

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Amazing property!

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Agafay Camp and Camel Trek

Agafay

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Agafay camp is WONDERFUL! The amenities better than many of the glamp sites we have been to in the US. They also include dinner and breakfast, which are top notched! I couldn't believe we were able to enjoy such great hospitality in the middle of the desert! Camel ride was super fun. The desert is rocky, so pictures are not as nice, but I understand this is not the Sahara.

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Ying,

Thank you so much for your review! I'm glad that you enjoyed Morocco. I also appreciate hearing that your guides were not more deferential to whether or not you wished to shop - we stress that in our training and it's important for us to know when they are not following our requirements. We will absolutely be addressing this with the guides. We do have information about shopping and haggling in the travel advice we send out, but we do have expectations that our guides will not allow you to pay the first mentioned price.

Thank you again!

Hammid was an amazing ... · Morocco - Sep 26 - Oct 9, 2021

Traveler: Lubnaa A. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Where do I even begin. Hammid was an amazing addition to our trip. I think without the addition of this wonderful soul, who provided our transportation throughout Morocco, the trip would not have been the same. The country is beautiful, but it is really these personal connections that make KimKim standout compared to other travel services. Hammid went out of his way to ensure our happiness and safety throughout the trip, and we shared in food, laughter, adventure, and stories. I was very pleased with my experience, and I will of course come back!

Experience of a Lifetime! · Morocco - Jul 18 - Jul 25, 2021

Traveler: John C. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Wanderlust Voyages exceeded our family's expectations for organizing a family friendly trip to Morocco. Megan created an itinerary that hit all the marks for what we were looking for in a voyage with small children. She was incredibly responsive throughout the process and answered a ton of questions about the trip and make customizations to our liking. All the accommodations she booked for us were major hits with the family!

Secondly, we were incredibly lucky to have Omar help us navigate... read more

Wanderlust Voyages exceeded our family's expectations for organizing a family friendly trip to Morocco. Megan created an itinerary that hit all the marks for what we were looking for in a voyage with small children. She was incredibly responsive throughout the process and answered a ton of questions about the trip and make customizations to our liking. All the accommodations she booked for us were major hits with the family!

Secondly, we were incredibly lucky to have Omar help us navigate the beautiful, complex, and sometimes chaotic streets of Marrakech and the rest of Morocco. You will never find anyone better to experience a new country with than Omar; he was incredibly helpful throughout our trip in getting us to various hotels and activities seamlessly, answered a ton of our questions (the kids were quite inquisitive), and helped navigate any speed bumps we encountered along the way. A+ guy to be around; thanks OMAR!!!!

I would highly recommend going with Wanderlust Voyages for your Morocco travels and will plan to partner with them again for future travels to this beautiful country!

A 2.5 week trip to Morocco · Morocco - Mar 25 - Apr 10, 2021

Traveler: Nate W. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Our trip to Morocco was a once in a lifetime experience thanks to Wanderlust Voyages. We spent 2.5 weeks travelling throughout the country, and our driver/guide Ibrahim, as well as Megan and the Wanderlust crew, made sure everything was just how we could have wanted it to be. Ibrahim took care of us as if we were a member of his own family, especially our two year old son - who to this day is talking about getting back "in the bus and going to Morocco".

Even with COVID restrictions,... read more

Our trip to Morocco was a once in a lifetime experience thanks to Wanderlust Voyages. We spent 2.5 weeks travelling throughout the country, and our driver/guide Ibrahim, as well as Megan and the Wanderlust crew, made sure everything was just how we could have wanted it to be. Ibrahim took care of us as if we were a member of his own family, especially our two year old son - who to this day is talking about getting back "in the bus and going to Morocco".

Even with COVID restrictions, were able to see quite a few sites around the country. Our guide in Fez, Kamal, was spectacular - we highly recommend him! All the hotels took great care of us, but in Fez, the staff at Palais Sheherazade were welcoming, friendly, and caring for our son during our few days there, as well as for us and our needs. The Es Saddi resort was similarly wonderful. We would very much recommend them again! Thank you so much!

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Thank you so much! We are so happy you had a wonderful time, and especially that Thomas did!

Trip to Marrakech and Fes with Omar and Megan · Morocco - Feb 28 - Mar 7, 2020

Traveler: Home W. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

This was an absolutely incredible trip! The planning done by our local specialist Megan and the service provided by our guide Omar was phenomenal. They dealt with all the hassle and logistics so that we could focus on enjoying our vacation. Our guide Omar was very knowledgeable and personable. I would highly recommend Omar and Megan to anyone else visiting Morocco!

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Thank you so much! I'm so glad you enjoyed your time!

Mika

AMAZING EXPERIENCE · Morocco - Feb 28 - Mar 7, 2020

Traveler: Mika T. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Megan was amazing - she helped us organize our perfect trip! This was incredibly helpful, she made a detailed itinerary, and answered all of our endless questions. She was super understanding of our minimal budget and was very helpful organizing things accordingly. This service is incredible for it's price and I highly recommend it! Megan was outstanding and made all of our wishes come true! Cannot recommend this enough!

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Thank you so much! I'm always happy to do whatever we can to work within whatever restrictions a traveler has, and I'm so glad you enjoyed your time!

Kaylyn

Fantastic Trip Through Morocco! · Morocco - Feb 21 - Mar 1, 2020

Traveler: Kaylyn E. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

My husband and I did a 10 day Highlights of Morocco tour and it was one of the best trips we’ve ever taken! The booking experience with Megan was quick and easy and she was able to customize the tour to suit our interests and budget. Our driver, Brahim, was absolutely superb! He was a fantastic guide and took care of us from the moment we were picked up at the airport. He was always courteous, timely, and very helpful. During our time in Merzouga, his family had a lovely surprise for us and... read more

My husband and I did a 10 day Highlights of Morocco tour and it was one of the best trips we’ve ever taken! The booking experience with Megan was quick and easy and she was able to customize the tour to suit our interests and budget. Our driver, Brahim, was absolutely superb! He was a fantastic guide and took care of us from the moment we were picked up at the airport. He was always courteous, timely, and very helpful. During our time in Merzouga, his family had a lovely surprise for us and it was one of the absolute highlights of our trip. Our riads were beautiful and the local guides were very informative and showed us quite a bit during our tours. Our favorite spots were the Sahara Desert and the beautiful medinas in Fes. Our private trip with Wanderlust Voyages was the perfect way to explore the country. Morocco is a beautiful place and the people are so kind and welcoming - we’ll be back again!

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Thank you so much! I'm so glad you had a wonderful time, and we especially love hearing glowing reviews about our drivers! The desert is absolutely my favorite as well!

Simon

Amazing 13-day Trip to Morocco! · Morocco - Feb 16 - Feb 28, 2020

Traveler: Simon C. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

My wife and I booked a private 13-day Chefchaouen to Sahara and Beyond trip with Wanderlust.  We had the excellent fortune of being assigned Said Attioui as our driver.  Said went up and beyond to make our trip an incredible experience.  He was knowledgable about every location we visited and made our two weeks in Morocco seamlessly comfortable.  Even though it wasn't on the itinerary, Said made time to help us find and visit the grave of my great grandmother in Casablanca.
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My wife and I booked a private 13-day Chefchaouen to Sahara and Beyond trip with Wanderlust.  We had the excellent fortune of being assigned Said Attioui as our driver.  Said went up and beyond to make our trip an incredible experience.  He was knowledgable about every location we visited and made our two weeks in Morocco seamlessly comfortable.  Even though it wasn't on the itinerary, Said made time to help us find and visit the grave of my great grandmother in Casablanca.
Seriously, request Said if you can.  You wont regret it!

Over 13 days, we visited Casablanca, Rabat, Chefchaouen, Volubilis, Fes, Meknes, Merzouga, the Erg Chebbi Dunes, Boumalne Dades, Ouarzazate, Ait Benhaddou, and Marrakech.  Trip highlights included hiking in the High Atlas Mountains, staying in a tented camp in the Sahara desert, being guided to incredible handcrafted goods in the medinas of Fes and Marrakech, and having tea with Said's family in Erfoud.  We were able to see and learn so much but never felt rushed or pressed for time.

While planning the trip, we worked with Megan who used our preferences re must-see sites, trip pacing and budget to create our ideal vacation.  We were especially happy with (1) Megan's hotel picks for us and (2) the fact that she was able to put together our vacation in such a short period of time (I think we first contacted her 3 weeks before our departure date).  We also had wonderful experiences with the site-specific guides we met for day tours in Fes, Meknes, Merzouga, the Toudgha Gorge, the Ourika Valley, and Marrakech.

Many thanks to the Wanderlust team (and especially Said) for enabling us to have such a wonderful experience!

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Thank you so much! We were more than happy to help! I'm so glad you enjoyed your time, and I always love hearing how welcoming and accommodating our drivers are!

My husband and I did the 8-day Imperial citie... · Morocco - Feb 8 - Feb 17, 2020

Traveler: George G. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

My husband and I did the 8-day Imperial cities Private tour with our amazing tour guide/ driver/ security officer all-in-one extraordinaire- Ismail. He has thought of everything we could possibly want and need and nothing was ever too much trouble for him. There was such genuine care and concern for our comfort and well-being as travellers and we felt extremely well looked after. We would recommend having Ismail as a guide for anyone wanting to explore the region as new or return... read more

My husband and I did the 8-day Imperial cities Private tour with our amazing tour guide/ driver/ security officer all-in-one extraordinaire- Ismail. He has thought of everything we could possibly want and need and nothing was ever too much trouble for him. There was such genuine care and concern for our comfort and well-being as travellers and we felt extremely well looked after. We would recommend having Ismail as a guide for anyone wanting to explore the region as new or return travellers.

Our tour guides in Fes (Kamal) and Marrakesh (Mohammed) were very knowledgeable but more importantly engaging which made the day trips enjoyable. And we loved the unique experience is each Riad and Dar we stayed in. We loved our cooking class in La Sultana and it finished off what was un unforgettable stay in Morocco. The desert sand was a lovely surprise at the end. Thanks Ismail! We will definitely return!

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Thank you so much! I'm so glad you enjoyed your time in Morocco, and we always love to hear glowing reviews of our drivers and guides!

A great week in Morocco. · Morocco - Jan 17 - Jan 25, 2020

Traveler: Thomas W. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

A great week in Morocco. Said our driver/guide was excellent very knowledgeable and easy to talk to alongside being a very good driver, my Mum sometimes gets travel sick but had no issues on the trip. Said was always on time or on the one occasion traffic held him up he kept us informed which wasn't a problem anyway. He was always incredibly polite and accomodating, we really couldn't have asked for a better guide.

The trip avoided tourist traps and we really felt we saw the 'real' Morocco... read more

A great week in Morocco. Said our driver/guide was excellent very knowledgeable and easy to talk to alongside being a very good driver, my Mum sometimes gets travel sick but had no issues on the trip. Said was always on time or on the one occasion traffic held him up he kept us informed which wasn't a problem anyway. He was always incredibly polite and accomodating, we really couldn't have asked for a better guide.

The trip avoided tourist traps and we really felt we saw the 'real' Morocco alongside seeing the history and not missing any highlights. The Riads were fantastic, lovely smal homely places, particularly Riad Zyo in Rabat which was our favourite. The local guides was knowledgeable and friendly showing us the highlights of Fes and Marrakech. Be prepared to barter with the shop keepers to get a good deal!

We hope to return one day and see other parts of the country and would certainly recommend Wonderlust.

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Thank you so much, Thomas! I hope we will be able to show you the rest of Morocco in the future!

Rebecca

Northern Morocco with guide Ismail: Tangier - Akchour Falls - Chefchaouen - Volubilis - Meknes - Fes - Rabat - Tangier · Morocco - Jan 15 - Jan 18, 2020

Traveler: Rebecca S. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Megan put together a jam-packed 4-day itinerary for me as I wanted to fit in as much as possible in the short time I had available. Ismail collected me on day one in Tangier, and I initially had no idea how fortunate I was to have him as my driver and guide. Every day, multiple times a day, I was grateful for his company, his generosity, his knowledge and advice, and his driving. There is no way that I would have seen and experienced all that I did without Ismail at the wheel and by my side.... read more

Megan put together a jam-packed 4-day itinerary for me as I wanted to fit in as much as possible in the short time I had available. Ismail collected me on day one in Tangier, and I initially had no idea how fortunate I was to have him as my driver and guide. Every day, multiple times a day, I was grateful for his company, his generosity, his knowledge and advice, and his driving. There is no way that I would have seen and experienced all that I did without Ismail at the wheel and by my side. I can’t express my gratitude enough, thank you to Megan for booking Ismail, and thank you to my new friend Ismail for a truly amazing holiday.

As for Morocco itself, I am in love! A trip to Morocco has been on my wish list forever and four days has only left me craving more. Akchour falls and the drive through the mountains to Chefchaouen was a spectacular start to my first day. Ismail and I shared Moroccan tea by the falls and lunch in Chefchaouen, and later in the afternoon he accompanied me to the Spanish mosque to watch the sunset - as a solo female traveller Ismail’s company was very much appreciated. I spent a very comfortable night at the homely and welcoming Dar Laman, with a delicious breakfast in the morning.

The following day we travelled to Volubilis, where I spent an hour with a fantastic locally born guide touring the Roman ruins, however I could have easily spent the whole day exploring here. Ismail navigated the traffic and many police cameras onwards to Meknes, where I visited Bab el-Mansour gate and explored the Médina, finishing with lunch on the roof terrace at Restaurant Salma overlooking Prison de Kara. We finished the day with a short drive to Fes to check into the surprisingly luxurious Dar Tresor, my riad for two nights.

Fes...oh what a surprise, no one warned me that Fes would steal my heart! I cry every time I think of my life changing day in Fes with the inspiring city guide Kammal, and Ismail driving us between sights. Fes is an ancient melting pot of spiritual and cultural traditions that I can’t begin to describe, I just know that I will be going back, hopefully one day soon. Kammal also arranged for me to visit the restored Royal Médina Spa for a Hammam and massage, where the service and ambience was impeccable, including a guide to collect and return me to my riad.

On the final day we traveled first to Rabat to see the Hassan Tower and Royal Mausoleum, before heading north again to Tangier. I slept while Ismail drove, and he made a special detour for me to visit the Caves of Hercules and Cap Spartel, before carrying my bag up the hill to my final riad.

Thank you to everyone, especially Ismail - a true gentleman, who helped to make this trip the best experience of my life, I am already planning my next trip to Morroco to visit the south and the deserts.

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Thank you so much! I'm so glad you had such a wonderful time, and that you weren't overwhelmed by how much was packed into a short time! We look forward to showing you the desert next time!

Driver Rahim was wonderfulGuide in chefchoue... · Morocco - Jan 9 - Jan 11, 2020

Traveler: Jonathan W. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Driver Rahim was wonderful
Guide in chefchouen was excellent
Very organized. Easy to book & good value
Will use this organization again

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Jonathan -
Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review; we greatly appreciate it! So glad to hear your trip to Morocco was a success, with a wonderful driver & guide!

Essential Morocco · Morocco - Dec 21 - Jan 1, 2020

Traveler: jaya c. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Had a great time @ Morocco. We had our main tour guide/Chauffeur Yassine driving us all round. He was very professional, friendly and took us to all hidden treasures of Morocco. Recommended places to eat, helped us sample of some the local fruits, cheese, etc. He speaks multiple languages and is very knowledgeable of the local culture. We landed at Casablanca and from there went to Tangier, Chefchaouen, Fes, Merzouga, Boumalne Dades and finally to Marrakesh. Our local tour guides were... read more

Had a great time @ Morocco. We had our main tour guide/Chauffeur Yassine driving us all round. He was very professional, friendly and took us to all hidden treasures of Morocco. Recommended places to eat, helped us sample of some the local fruits, cheese, etc. He speaks multiple languages and is very knowledgeable of the local culture. We landed at Casablanca and from there went to Tangier, Chefchaouen, Fes, Merzouga, Boumalne Dades and finally to Marrakesh. Our local tour guides were very informative, and we met a few wonderful local guides during our stay at Sahara-Hmad in particular. We explored the Saharan sands cape by Camel and buggy driving. We met Hassan- the camel guy from a nomadic village who is learning Portuguese and Spanish through Google. I noticed that he was very tender and affectionate with his camels, and told us about his dog 'Subbotho' and taught us a few phrases in Berber. We stayed at the 'Dune house' overlooking the golden peaks of Sahara while we were ate Merzouga. Emily Owen was our host and we absolutely fell in love with the space. She created a unique experience for us and cooked us a delicious meal. I can't wait to go back here again. I loved Fez Medina's raw charm appealing while others could find it in a state of perpetual pandemonium and recoil in horror. I particularly enjoyed Kamal's perspective on the cultural lineage and history when we visited the Fez Medina. Finally, I must thank Megan - our tour specialist for putting together an itinerary that all of us could enjoy and available at all times to address our concerns, I would recommend this trip to anyone planning a visit to Morocco. It's a family friendly travel destination.

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Hi, Jaya!
I'm really glad to hear you had a great trip to Morocco. Thank you so much for leaving a trip review and for your kind words. I will definitely pass along your appreciation to Yassine and Emily. It was my pleasure to help you create a most memorable trip!

a wonderful trip to Morocco made perfect by megan and her team. And ismail · Morocco - Dec 6 - Dec 20, 2019

Traveler: Mark L. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

We have travelled extensively over 30 year but just returned from our first ever visit to Morocco (its a loooooooong way from Australia).

Without doubt one of the best trips we have ever had. Megans advice was so helpful and her ability to get us some accommodation not generally available to the public was great.

The itinerary is one thing....the execution was on another level. Everything worked like a swiss watch. Simply perfect. From the airport pickup in casablanca to the drop off 2... read more

We have travelled extensively over 30 year but just returned from our first ever visit to Morocco (its a loooooooong way from Australia).

Without doubt one of the best trips we have ever had. Megans advice was so helpful and her ability to get us some accommodation not generally available to the public was great.

The itinerary is one thing....the execution was on another level. Everything worked like a swiss watch. Simply perfect. From the airport pickup in casablanca to the drop off 2 weeks later in Marrakech the trip had no surprises and not a single let down.

The guides she arranged were all fantastic. The tours brilliant. The guides were all so knowledgeable and friendly and gave us real insights into an amazing country.

One of the highlights of our trip was our driver, ismail. His wonderful personality and a maturity beyond his 25 years made him a friend, not just a driver. He gave us real insights into the country, customs and its people. He showed us out of the way places. He knows people everywhere. Literally everywhere and they all greet him with a smile and a laugh.

He saved us a small fortune by organising to get our laundry done outside of the hotels. We will miss him.

The whole kimkim experience was fantastic and megans service and organisation was amazing.

We have no hesitation in recommending megan and kimkim to any traveler

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi, Mark -
I'm really glad to hear you had such a fantastic trip to Morocco! Thank you so much for leaving a trip review and for your kind words. I will definitely pass along your appreciation to Ismail. It was our pleasure to help you create a most memorable trip!

A Perfect Week in Morocco · Morocco - Dec 14 - Dec 21, 2019

Traveler: Priscilla K. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Just returned from my first visit to Morocco with friends and family. From planning and booking to providing service on the ground during our trip, Megan was prompt, flexible, and creative. She worked with me to build a trip plan for us that fit our needs perfectly, and our tour guide Omar made sure the plan was executed flawlessly. Omar was a consummate professional from our first meeting at the airport. He shared with us his knowledge of the history and culture of Morocco and was... read more

Just returned from my first visit to Morocco with friends and family. From planning and booking to providing service on the ground during our trip, Megan was prompt, flexible, and creative. She worked with me to build a trip plan for us that fit our needs perfectly, and our tour guide Omar made sure the plan was executed flawlessly. Omar was a consummate professional from our first meeting at the airport. He shared with us his knowledge of the history and culture of Morocco and was resourceful when the unexpected happened, which we learned is often the case here. A few highlights of our trip were hiking in the Ourika Valley followed by lunch with a local Berber family; a cooking class in Marrakech, where we prepared (and ate!) our own tagine and Moroccan salads; getting a scrub and massage at a traditional hammam; touring a winery outside of Essaouira and tasting fine Moroccan wines; touring the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca; and strolling the medinas in each city we visited. With Omar as our guide, all of our needs for Moroccan coffee, mint tea, and stopping for impromptu photo ops with goats in trees were happily accommodated. He even taught me some basic Darija so I could communicate with my daughter's host family in Rabat.

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi, Priscilla -
I'm really glad to hear you and your group had such a great trip to Morocco! Thank you so much for leaving a trip review and for your kind words. I will definitely pass along your appreciation to Omar. It was my pleasure to help you create a most memorable trip!

KimKim is the best · Morocco - Nov 24 - Dec 3, 2019

Traveler: Daniel P. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

KimKim was fantastic! The remote planning process was simple and seamless, working within my budget to optimize my time spent in Morocco. Megan’s itinerary hit all of the major highlights with some hidden gems along the way. This included a night in the majestic city of Chefchouen, a hidden cafe here and there, and a tour of the biggest garden in Marrakech. All of the guides were knowledgeable and respectful. At no time as a solo traveller did I feel pressured or unsafe.

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KimKim was fantastic! The remote planning process was simple and seamless, working within my budget to optimize my time spent in Morocco. Megan’s itinerary hit all of the major highlights with some hidden gems along the way. This included a night in the majestic city of Chefchouen, a hidden cafe here and there, and a tour of the biggest garden in Marrakech. All of the guides were knowledgeable and respectful. At no time as a solo traveller did I feel pressured or unsafe.

Omar my driver was also sensational! He had remarkable driving skills for the chaos of the city streets, the winding curves of the mountains, and the blind turns of the medinas. He was not only able to safely get me to where I needed to go but was able to entertain and delight along the way. He was even considerate enough to invite me to meet his mother in Ouarzazate, and he purchased a birthday cake for my birthday in the Sahara! My trip was truly made extra memorable by his presence.

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Hi Daniel!
So glad to hear you had a great trip to Morocco! Thank you so much for leaving a trip review and for your kind words! I will definitely pass along your appreciation to Omar. It was our pleasure to help you create a most memorable trip!

Fil-Am Girls in Morocco! · Morocco - Nov 7 - Nov 14, 2019

Traveler: Kathleen M. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Megan has been extremely helpful with the planning and booking processes of our Moroccan trip. She's very organized and responds to all my questions in a very timely manner. She's very patient with my 0 knowledge about the country. I highly recommend her expertise to all others who plan to visit Morocco. Thank you Megan!
To our driver/guide, Omar, my friends and I couldn't be more grateful for his professionalism and compassion for his craft. He welcomed us with a big smile on his face. He's... read more

Megan has been extremely helpful with the planning and booking processes of our Moroccan trip. She's very organized and responds to all my questions in a very timely manner. She's very patient with my 0 knowledge about the country. I highly recommend her expertise to all others who plan to visit Morocco. Thank you Megan!
To our driver/guide, Omar, my friends and I couldn't be more grateful for his professionalism and compassion for his craft. He welcomed us with a big smile on his face. He's always on time. Made sure we are all safe and comfortable. He treated us as his family (where he welcomed us to his humble abode in Rose Valley - much respect for this Berber family, such a beautiful one! ). He was very patient with our last minute requests. Even if he already dropped us off at our riad, he kept sending messages throughout the night just to make sure we are doing great. Our stay wouldn't be this awesome if not with him. With that, Omar, we are extremely grateful!
We would also want to commend, Emily from the private riad at the desert for being the nicest and caring and hospitable. She welcomed us with open arms, cooked good food for us, chitchatted with us during our stay. We love that she's so cool and sweet that we feel like we could have stayed longer and enjoyed her company and that of the serenity of the desert.
All riads and hotel we stayed at were all superb. There were a few mishaps but doesn't outweigh its beauty and the staff's professionalism. The riads will absolutely make you feel like you are in a different place and era.
Overall, the experience was one for the books. Something me and my friends will definitely treasure for the rest of our lives. Thanks to Kimkim and Wanderlust Voyages! Kudos to all! Keep it up!

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Hi Kathleen!
So glad to hear you guys had a fabulous trip to Morocco! Thank you so much for leaving a trip review and for your kind words! I will definitely pass along the kudos to Omar and also to Emily. It's our sincere pleasure to have helped you create such a memorable trip!

Morocco - Fes, Marrakesh and the Agafay Desert · Morocco - Oct 21 - Oct 27, 2019

Traveler: Sania M. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

We visited Morocco in October for 1 week and had an amazing time! Megan was professional, responsive and always willing to help us with last minute adjustments to the trip. Our tour guide while on the trip, Omar, was wonderful and always went above and beyond to make sure the trip was special and memorable for us - he has a great playlist which made even the long-drives enjoyable,
and he was always a willing photographer to help capture every moment. The highlight of the trip was definitely the day we spent glamping in the desert driving ATVs and riding camels during the sunset.

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Hi Sania!
So glad to hear you had a great trip to Morocco! Thank you so much for leaving a trip review and for your kind words! It's our pleasure to help you create a memorable trip!

How kimkim Trips Work in Morocco · Morocco - Oct 25 - Nov 4, 2019

Traveler: Julie S. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

We are very pleased with Kimkim and Megan. We were most pleased with our driver Mohammed. We were told our driver would be Yassine who got rave reviews on line. We were met by Mohammed which was a surprise to us. When we checked into the hotel in Casablanca, we were told we would have to pay taxes, and breakfast was not included. Our itinerary said taxes and breakfast were included. We also missed the Jewish Museum as promised by the itinerary. We had to wait to be able to enter the... read more

We are very pleased with Kimkim and Megan. We were most pleased with our driver Mohammed. We were told our driver would be Yassine who got rave reviews on line. We were met by Mohammed which was a surprise to us. When we checked into the hotel in Casablanca, we were told we would have to pay taxes, and breakfast was not included. Our itinerary said taxes and breakfast were included. We also missed the Jewish Museum as promised by the itinerary. We had to wait to be able to enter the Mosque when we probably would have enjoyed the Jewish Museum more. So we didn't get off to a great start on day 1. When we spoke with the guide and our driver Mohammed, the issues were resolved, but we shouldn't have had the problems in the first place. Where meals were provided, and we mentioned we needed vegetarian for at least 2 of us, they were not aware of our requests in advance (ie. Auberge Chez Pierre). These places should have been aware our dietary needs in advance. All the riads were great. We loved the Chez Pierre the best. The food was amazing! Mohammed turned out to be a fabulous driver and very attentive to our needs. I got very sick and he was truly concerned and helpful.

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Hi Julie -
Thank you so much for leaving a trip review for your time spent in Morocco. I'm sorry you got off to a rocky start on day one, but I appreciate you rolling with it and were able to enjoy the rest of your stay (aside from getting sick). I will definitely pass along your appreciation to Mohammed. It was our pleasure to help you create a memorable trip!

Albert

Megan was able to provide a nice 2-day trip o... · Morocco - Nov 7 - Nov 8, 2019

Traveler: Albert B. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Megan was able to provide a nice 2-day trip on very short notice. I went to Meknes, which is much less known and at this time, was not full of tourists. My driver got me to my guide, Rachid, and we went to walk around the medina and markets. He was very knowledgeable and helped me to purchase some spices. Then I was taken to a family just outside of the city. They were lovely and took me to the local market with them to buy ingredients for lunch. We even had to go around the flock... read more

Megan was able to provide a nice 2-day trip on very short notice. I went to Meknes, which is much less known and at this time, was not full of tourists. My driver got me to my guide, Rachid, and we went to walk around the medina and markets. He was very knowledgeable and helped me to purchase some spices. Then I was taken to a family just outside of the city. They were lovely and took me to the local market with them to buy ingredients for lunch. We even had to go around the flock of sheep that just ran into the square.
They showed me how to make the traditional foods such as mint tea, Moroccan salads and of course, tagine. Then we ate. A very welcoming and enjoyable experience.

I stayed overnight in the old city at a place called Riad D'Or. Inside the maze of the town but not too far to get lost. The riad itself was 3 homes combined and was itself a maze to get around. Charming and very authentic.

Lastly was a trip on the return to Volubilis, the ruins of an ancient Roman city. Very interesting and some beautiful mosaics still remain.

All in all a really nice side trip.

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Hi Albert!
So glad to hear you had a great time in Morocco! Thank you so much for leaving a trip review and for your kind words! It was our pleasure to help you create a memorable trip!

Andrew

Excellent Moroccan guide. · Morocco - Nov 2 - Nov 8, 2019

Traveler: Andrew H. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

We arrived in Casablanca for a 7 day Moroccan land excursion in and around northern morocco touching base and driving around in multiple locations. our driver was specifically picked for us from the tour company organizer per our requirements. The choice of our tour guide was in fact perfect, Ismail was his name. He was young, experienced, knowledgeable, fun and professional. We felt very comfortable with him and appreciated his clever sense of humor, it added to the experience of Moroccan... read more

We arrived in Casablanca for a 7 day Moroccan land excursion in and around northern morocco touching base and driving around in multiple locations. our driver was specifically picked for us from the tour company organizer per our requirements. The choice of our tour guide was in fact perfect, Ismail was his name. He was young, experienced, knowledgeable, fun and professional. We felt very comfortable with him and appreciated his clever sense of humor, it added to the experience of Moroccan journeys. It appeared that the entire country knew him, he was quite popular and well-known to his benefit. I highly recommend Ismail to any single traveler our multiple person groups who want to see any or all parts of Morocco especially those who want knowledgeable information as they are safely driven by Ismail. When we go to Morocco again we will definitely have Imail as our guide again, we have a friend for life.

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Andrew!
So glad to hear you guys had a great trip to Morocco, and especially enjoyed Ismail as your guide! Thank you so much for leaving a trip review and for your kind words! It's our pleasure to help you create a memorable trip!

Had an amazing trip to Morocco!! · Morocco - Oct 24 - Oct 28, 2019

Traveler: Varsha R. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

We planned a trip for 4 days to Morocco and visited Casablanca, Marrakesh and Rabat. Megan was very helpful is planning our trip just the way we wanted it. She was very available during the planning process and during the trip as well and answered all our questions. When we first arrived to Casablanca, we had an issue with our driver but after communicating this to Megan and Brahim , this was promptly changed the next day and our new driver Ismail was amazing! He made us feel comfortable... read more

We planned a trip for 4 days to Morocco and visited Casablanca, Marrakesh and Rabat. Megan was very helpful is planning our trip just the way we wanted it. She was very available during the planning process and during the trip as well and answered all our questions. When we first arrived to Casablanca, we had an issue with our driver but after communicating this to Megan and Brahim , this was promptly changed the next day and our new driver Ismail was amazing! He made us feel comfortable and became a good friend by the end of the trip. Throughout the trip, Megan was checking in on us making sure things were smooth. We had a great experience thereafter in Morocco! We loved our tour guide Mohammed who took us around Marrakesh and then our tour guide in Imlil where we did a hike to Ourika waterfalls and then had lunch with a local Berber family. These were great memories! For such a short time on Morocco, we were able to see everything we wanted. Thank you so much Megan for making our personalized trip a memorable one!

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Varsha!

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are always happy to hear people enjoyed their time. I’m also glad we were able to solve the driver issue- thank you so much for letting us know promptly when there was time to fix it!

I’m glad you were able to enjoy so much in such a short time! Thank you again for your kind review!

8 Day Desert Exploration · Morocco - Oct 22 - Oct 29, 2019

Traveler: Deb Y. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Hamid, our driver, was absolutely the best! He drove us for eight days and throughout that time made certain we had fun! Hamid also arranged for us to meet local guides and local people. His driving was excellent! Megan arranged our overnights and generally speaking each was attractive, provided excellent service and were ready to greet us when we arrived. We stayed in established roads from Fes to Merzouga to Beni Mellal. Megan also arranged for our full day tour of Fes where Khafla... read more

Hamid, our driver, was absolutely the best! He drove us for eight days and throughout that time made certain we had fun! Hamid also arranged for us to meet local guides and local people. His driving was excellent! Megan arranged our overnights and generally speaking each was attractive, provided excellent service and were ready to greet us when we arrived. We stayed in established roads from Fes to Merzouga to Beni Mellal. Megan also arranged for our full day tour of Fes where Khafla designed a perfect day for us. When the inevitable glitch happened, the Kimkim team were available, attentive and responsive. Our visit to the desert, our overnight stay, our visit with the nomads and our excellent guide Mohammed fully met our expectations.

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Deb!

I’m so glad you enjoyed your time! We always love hearing wonderful things about our drivers and guides! We also appreciate you letting us know about hiccups right away so we can address them immediately - we never want to hear about issues for the first time at the end!

Thank you again for letting me arrange this for you and for your kind reviews!

Fun travel experience in Morocco · Morocco - Oct 21 - Oct 27, 2019

Traveler: Alexandra C. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Our trip to Morocco was amazing. I really enjoyed staying in Fez , Marrakech and the Agafay Desert, as well as visiting Casablanca and Rabat. We could not have asked for a better local specialist! Omir was so welcoming since we arrived. He was constantly making sure we were happy and having fun. He really knew his way around all of Morocco, which made us feel more comfortable during our trip. I would recommend him for any trip in Morocco.

While my overall experience was great, I had one... read more

Our trip to Morocco was amazing. I really enjoyed staying in Fez , Marrakech and the Agafay Desert, as well as visiting Casablanca and Rabat. We could not have asked for a better local specialist! Omir was so welcoming since we arrived. He was constantly making sure we were happy and having fun. He really knew his way around all of Morocco, which made us feel more comfortable during our trip. I would recommend him for any trip in Morocco.

While my overall experience was great, I had one negative incident with my purse (and phone) being taken from me on Wednesday as we walked to a nearby restaurant in Marrakech. It was very upsetting, scary and I felt shaken for the next day... I would recommend telling future travelers to not walk anywhere at night.

Other than that, our trip was great. I loved riding camels and ATVs in the desert! These activities should definitely be included for anyone visiting Morocco.

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Alexandra!

I’m so glad to hear you had a wonderful time with Omar! We are always happy to hear when our drivers and guides are doing well!

I’m so sorry that you had your purse stolen. I really never would have expected it in the area we heard that it happened, but unfortunately, there are always exceptions. I’m so glad that you were able to have a wonderful trip aside from that!

Thank you Megan and Brahim! · Morocco - Oct 19 - Oct 24, 2019

Traveler: Laura M. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Thank you to Megan and Brahim for an amazing Moroccan trip around the north of the country. Every aspect worked seamlessly, from the arrangements over the internet which Megan responded to quickly, and our guide’s promptness and professionalism.

Brahim our guide, worked tirelessly and adapted the trip to any of our requests. He engaged well with us making the trip fun along some of the long car journeys.

Definitely will use this company again.

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Laura!

Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your time in Morocco, and we always love hearing wonderful things about our drivers! Thank you again!

Our recent trip to Morocco was amazing! · Morocco - Oct 4 - Oct 14, 2019

Traveler: Jennifer K. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Our recent trip to Morocco was amazing! From the very first steps in planning, Meghan from Wanderlust was extremely helpful and quick to respond to my many inquiries. She put together a trip that checked every box we requested. And we had local support from Belghit as soon as we landed in Casablanca.
The vast knowledge and good humour of our driver, Brahim made the trip even more enjoyable. It’s impossible to really understand a new culture in 11 days but spending so much time with Brahim,... read more

Our recent trip to Morocco was amazing! From the very first steps in planning, Meghan from Wanderlust was extremely helpful and quick to respond to my many inquiries. She put together a trip that checked every box we requested. And we had local support from Belghit as soon as we landed in Casablanca.
The vast knowledge and good humour of our driver, Brahim made the trip even more enjoyable. It’s impossible to really understand a new culture in 11 days but spending so much time with Brahim, left us much better informed about the history and culture of Morocco than any guidebook could. He was certainly not just a “driver”, but a well informed, personable ambassador for the country. He so kindly put up with all my questions! There just aren’t enough positive adjectives I can use to describe him.
Kamal, our guide in Fes was outstanding! I have never learned so much in one day as I did when we were with him. He wasn’t just imparting facts; everything had a story, a philosophy. He was brilliant and because of him, I will be doing my own reading.
Every place we stayed was absolutely lovely, staff were wonderful and helpful.
Our highlights were Chefchaouen, Fes, Volubilis, the Atlas Mountains and of course, the desert. If time had permitted, I would have stayed one more night in the Merzouga area. Next time!
My thanks to all who made this trip so memorable!

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Jennifer! Thank you so much for the lovely review! I’m so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time in Morocco, and even more glad to hear such wonderful things about your driver and guides. We like to think we have the best around, so it’s always nice to hear when our travelers agree with us. Thank you again for allowing us to plan your trip for you!

Casablanca-Fez-Chefchouen-Casablanca · Morocco - Oct 11 - Oct 13, 2019

Traveler: Nadiah A. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Kim Kim was an excellent platform to help plan my trip. Megan was great! She fit the itinerary according to my needs, was responsive throughout and answered questions I posed honestly and advised ways I could maximise my time in Morocco.

Their on the ground partner - Wanderlust Voyages was brilliant! From our driver Youssef - who was professional, helpful and informative , to all the accommodation given in the places we stayed. They were comfortable, clean with friendly and helpful staff. I... read more

Kim Kim was an excellent platform to help plan my trip. Megan was great! She fit the itinerary according to my needs, was responsive throughout and answered questions I posed honestly and advised ways I could maximise my time in Morocco.

Their on the ground partner - Wanderlust Voyages was brilliant! From our driver Youssef - who was professional, helpful and informative , to all the accommodation given in the places we stayed. They were comfortable, clean with friendly and helpful staff. I traveled with my 60+ aunt who sometimes would have limited mobility and everyone was just truly accommodating to her needs and wants.

A big shoutout to our guide in Fes as well, Moustafa. He was helpful, highly informative and made our time in Fes truly enjoyable.

One thing though, except for Fes, lunch and dinner was not provided. Our driver though recommended places and for some it may be a bit on the pricey side. But for us the food was good, clean and comfortable so we did not have any complains. All in all it was a great experience and I can’t recommend them more!

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

I'm so glad you enjoyed your trip! We especially love hearing that our guides and drivers are doing well. Thank you for letting us plan this for you!

Torben

A Taste of Morocco: Casablanca to Marrakech - 7 Days · Morocco - Oct 2 - Oct 10, 2019

Traveler: Torben C. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

Well, what a trip !!!! We got picked up in Casablanca by our wonderful driver, Muhammed Ismail. He was a very cautious but good driver and we felt in safe hands with him at the wheel. The tour vehicle was excellent with plenty of room for both us and the bags and nice AC. I booked the first night myself for the Casablanca night ( "Suite Hotel Casa Diamond") and I will recommend that you use that hotel in your itineraries since it was an outstanding hotel with beautiful rooms and the best... read more

Well, what a trip !!!! We got picked up in Casablanca by our wonderful driver, Muhammed Ismail. He was a very cautious but good driver and we felt in safe hands with him at the wheel. The tour vehicle was excellent with plenty of room for both us and the bags and nice AC. I booked the first night myself for the Casablanca night ( "Suite Hotel Casa Diamond") and I will recommend that you use that hotel in your itineraries since it was an outstanding hotel with beautiful rooms and the best breakfast buffet I have ever seen. All of that for a very fair price. The mosque in Casablanca was breathtaking but did not otherwise care much at all for the city itself but you have to see the mosque.
Rabat was a nice stop and the Riad in Fez ( Riad Sara) was wonderful even though I just now realized we were supposed to stay at Dar Victoria ?????
The local tour guide in Fez, Kamal, was plain out outstanding. Fabulous Tour guide. The drive from Fez to the desert was VERY long but the camel ride at the sunset and Camp Madu made up for it. Incredible experience!!Another awesome experience was to include the 2 hour Quad ride in the dunes the next day!!! SOOO much fun!!!
The ride to Boumaine Dades was semi long but not too bad. The Ksar Sultan Dades had the smallest rooms and was the only place where the food was just, ok. The other hotels/riads/camp was always either outstanding or very good. Ksar Sultan Dades is the only place I would not go back to.
Going to Marrakech was also a long but beautiful drive and we really liked Palais Sabban and its location.
The hammas/massage was over the top awesome. Megan picked a wonderful hammas/spa!!
Bottom line is that we absolutely loved Morocco, the wonderful people and the food. Megan did an outstanding job in fine tuning my "raw" itinerary when we initially started the idea about the round tour of Morocco. Everything was working and on time. Not once was there any problems with pickup, payments of lunch, the driving, hotels etc. Very impressive.
The only thing that I would add, is that LOTS of the places in Morocco had no alcohol at all. We like a cocktail, beer and maybe a bottle of wine with dinner and I would suggest that the clients should be informed and buy alcohol BEFORE starting the trip.
All in all, an amazing trip and my compliments to KimKim and in particular to Megan for a very smooth running vacation.
I will write a similar review on Tripadvisor for you as well.

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Torben,

Thank you so much!! I'm so glad you enjoyed the trip! And we really appreciate the feedback about the hotel in Casablanca, we will certainly look into it! I'm also very glad you enjoyed the hammam! Thank you for letting us plan your trip!

Northern Morocco's Cities: Tangier to Casablanca - 5 Days · Morocco - Aug 16 - Aug 21, 2019

Traveler: Laura d. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

We had an overall great experience on our Morocco trip. We decided at the last minute (the night before) that we were headed to Spain and then Morocco. Megan listened to what I wanted to do and kept within my budget restraints and helped us plan a fantastic vacation. She continually checked in with us during the week and really helped us feel comfortable.
We arrived in Tangier around noon on the first day and our driver/guide Yassine was waiting for us.
He was personable and kind and... read more

We had an overall great experience on our Morocco trip. We decided at the last minute (the night before) that we were headed to Spain and then Morocco. Megan listened to what I wanted to do and kept within my budget restraints and helped us plan a fantastic vacation. She continually checked in with us during the week and really helped us feel comfortable.
We arrived in Tangier around noon on the first day and our driver/guide Yassine was waiting for us.
He was personable and kind and knowledgable and we visited several sites before heading to our hotel. We had travelled from Atlanta to Madrid to Tangier having left our home at 100pm on Thursday and now in Morocco it was 400pm the next day (or 10;00 pm Atlanta time with the time change) so 33 hours without any solid sleep.
The only blip in our week happened at the hotel in Tangier. (Hotel Kenzi Solazure) At first it really concerned me. We waited over 45 minutes in an overcrowded lobby for a room. When we finally got our key and got to our room, the room was dirty and hadn't been cleaned!. I asked the maids in the hall to clean and they came in and just made the bed! The room was quite hot so we turned on the air to cool the room while we went for dinner. When we came back we realized that there were no towels in the room!. We called every extension from the phone and we received NO ANSWER!!! Eventually after about 10 calls it was answered and we were told it would be "5 minutes" Five minutes came and went and I went to the desk once again "5 minutes" went back to the room , NOTHING. Found maids in the hall and asked for towels, and you guessed it, "5 minutes" . I ended up taking the towels off the cart.
All of this was happening while the air-conditioner didn't work. It was never fixed and it was miserable. Breakfast was included in the morning before we left and it was disastrous. It was dirty, unorganized and a very unpleasant experience in the dining area. I was concerned for the rest of my trip. I advised Yassine to make sure his agency did not place any one else in this hotel.
The rest of our trip was wonderful!
The Riads were amazing! One of my favorite parts of the trip. They were majestic, beautiful and the service was amazing. We felt as if we were visiting someone in their home. Best Riad was was Riad Maialou in Marrakech. The staff was wonderful and the courtyard as well as the rooftop was spectacular. The guides that we had were FABULOUS!!
Our guide in FEZ was Hammel?? I can't spell his name. He was a wealth of knowledge and imparted that knowledge in a wonderful manner. We learned so, so much. I really didn't enjoy the stops n to the pottery shop and carpet shop/factory. If I wanted to buy these things I would have asked. I didnt like the high pressure to purchase something.
In marakesch the guide was Mohamed and he also was very interesting and we explained how we didn't want to be pressured to buy and he adjusted our stops on the day tour. We loved the tours through the Mausoleum and the Medina.
We want to come back in 2020 for a desert tour and want to ask for Yassine again. He was great and should be commended for the wonderful job that he did!!
Thank you Wanderlust for a great time.

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Laura! Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so sorry to hear what happened with Solazur - we appreciate knowing. I'm sure you will enjoy the Sahara desert when you return, it is a magical experience!

Trip to Morocco · Morocco - Jun 23 - Jun 30, 2019

Traveler: Daniel P. - Local specialist: Megan Lower

We had a great experience using Kim Kim for this trip. The process was seamless and Megan was very helpful and easy to communicate with.
Overall we feel the value was good. Our driver (Ismael) was incredible throughout the trip, and really made our experience fantastic!
Our guides were solid (especially Kamal in Fes), and overall the accommodation was of a good standard.
We would certainly recommend and use KimKim again.

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Megan Lower, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Daniel. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your trip to Morocco! It was a pleasure working with you and Fern, especially being able to get it all organized so quickly!