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Orion Trek Voyages

Orion Trek Voyages is the partner you seek for the organization of your journey to Morocco; from the cultural and historical to the active and adventurous. We design tailor-made holidays for individuals, small groups and families providing full ground support and services. Our office is based in Agadir and we have a network of partners throughout the country to provide high-quality services and support to all our clients. Since 1998, we have been organizing journeys for visitors from the UK, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Australia, South Africa, Canada and the USA.

We have a dynamic and competent team who can support all your needs from arrival through to departure and our reservations and support staff (English and French-speaking) provide on-the-ground assistance and follow-up.

We have a team of qualified local guides for sightseeing, trekking, and excursions and have skilled support teams of cooks, muleteers, cameleers, and drivers.

We are able to offer you a wide range of accommodation choices to suit every budget – from bivouacs and simple auberges to five star and luxury hotels, including traditional riad and kasbah guesthouses. We can arrange single-destination stays or multi-destination journeys. We have high-quality camping equipment (tents, mattresses, cooking equipment, etc) for trekking and bivouacs. Orion Trek Voyages has access to a wide range of tourist transport including hire cars, 4×4 vehicles, minibusses, and coaches, depending on group size and your program needs. We can arrange airport arrival and departure transfers for individuals and groups.

Last but not least, please note that we don't offer the visa service, and we do not have a local system to check it for our travelers. Every traveler to be held responsible to check any updates regarding the visa arrangements and requirements of the trip.

Orion Trek Voyages is part of the following groups: Morocco Travel Agents

Featured trips & expertise

Ride camels in the Sahara Desert with your family
Morocco for Families: Fes, Marrakech & Essaouira - 15 Days

This 15-day itinerary offers a blend of fun activities and relaxation, perfect for families. Take photos in the "blue city" of Chefchaouen, taste traditional food with a cooking workshop in Fes, see Barbary apes in the Atlas Mountains, and ride camels in the Sahara Desert. Go shopping in the bustling markets of Marrakech and relax in a traditional hammam before hanging out with the kids on the beaches near Essaouira.

Roof view of the beautiful architecture of Marrakech, Morocco
Exploring Morocco's Imperial Cities and Natural Landscapes - 13 Days

Match Morocco's unique culture with its stunning nature in this country-wide tour that explores the charms of its bustling imperial cities—Casablanca, Fes, Chefchaouen, and Marrakech—and its rural landscape. Meander the old town medinas, meet local craftsmen, and barter at bazaars before heading out into the Sahara Desert and up into the High Atlas Mountains to hike through dense forests and deep river canyons. Continue your adventure by summiting the highest mountain pass, visiting historic Berber towns and Roman ruins, riding camels into the sunset, and relaxing in a traditional Hammam.

Bustling Marrakech by Night
Exploring Morocco's Imperial Cities and Natural Landscapes - 12 Days

Combining culture and outdoor adventure, this 12-day tour features the best of Morocco, starting with the markets and monuments of the imperial cities Casablanca, Fes, and the famous "Blue City", Chefchaouen. Next you'll explore the country's natural side in the Sahara Desert and the Atlas Mountains, sleeping in Bedouin-style tents and high alpine Berber Towns. Experience cultural delights like riding camels at sunset, meandering ancient Roman ruins, visiting old kasbahs, and enjoying traditional Hammam treatments in the bustling city of Marrakech.

Casablanca, Morocco
Exploring Morocco's Imperial Cities and Natural Landscapes - 11 Days

This all-encompassing tour highlights the best of Morocco, from cultural stops in imperial cities like Casablanca, Chefchaouen, and Fes, to natural exploration in desert landscapes. You'll discover Roman ruins, hike in the wild north of Morocco, ride a camel in the Sahara for sunset, visit old kasbahs, and experience a traditional Hammam treatment. End the trip by driving over the magnificent Tizi n'Tichka Pass over the High Atlas Mountains and explore the bustling city of Marrakech.

The Kasbah of the Udayas fortress in Rabat in Morocco.
A Taste of Morocco: Marrakech, Aït Benhaddou, & Essaouira - 5 Days

Perfect for travelers who want to learn about the history, cuisine, and culture of Morocco in one quick trip, this 5-day itinerary is focused on the busy city of Marrakech with quick trips to the Altas Mountains and the seaside city of Essaouira. You'll sample the dynamic flavors of Moroccan tagine, browse aisles of spices and textiles in markets, tour historic Medinas, and pamper yourself with a traditional spa experience in a hammam.

Camels in the Sahara Desert
Morocco's Imperial Cities & the Sahara Desert - 13 Days

Immerse yourself in Moroccan history and culture, and adventure in nature, the mountains, and the famed Sahara Desert on this 13-day trip. Begin and end your journey in Casablanca, where you can explore the world-renowned Hassan II Mosque. Venture into the spiritual capital of Fez and explore its different quarters. A journey into the Erg Chebbi Dunes is a trip highlight, as is Marrakesh and its bustling square. The trip concludes with coastal views and tours of Essaouira and its heritage.

Recent Trip Reviews for Orion Trek Voyages

Julie

Hakim and kimkim - Simply Amazing! · Morocco - Jun 21 - Jun 27, 2022

Traveler: Julie A. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Our delayed trip to Morocco from 2020 finally materialized in 2022, and was definitely worth the wait! Throughout the entire process, our personal agent, Hakim, was so incredibly responsive and helpful. He answered all of our questions immediately and in friendly and useful manner. He put together an extremely memorable trip for us with amazing sites, hotels and guides. Our driver, Mohammed, was THE BEST. He was so nice and knowledgeable and drove the streets and highways of Morocco so... read more

Our delayed trip to Morocco from 2020 finally materialized in 2022, and was definitely worth the wait! Throughout the entire process, our personal agent, Hakim, was so incredibly responsive and helpful. He answered all of our questions immediately and in friendly and useful manner. He put together an extremely memorable trip for us with amazing sites, hotels and guides. Our driver, Mohammed, was THE BEST. He was so nice and knowledgeable and drove the streets and highways of Morocco so skillfully. I'm often nervous in passing cars on the highway, but he did so with such experience that I never felt stressed or afraid. Our local guides were great as well. Yaseen, Hafid, Yousef, and even our camel guide, Hamid, were all so welcoming and knowledgeable.

We visited Chefchaouen ("The Blue City"), the Roman ruins of Volubilis, the old medina in Fez, the Atlas Mountains where we saw macaques, and nomads with their flocks of sheep, the Sahara Desert where we rode camels to our luxury tent camp (simply amazing!), a wonderful riad in Ait Benhaddou, and the historic sites of Marrakech. Each experience was its own highlight, making it difficult to say which we liked best.

This was definitely one of the best trip experiences we have ever had, thanks to the great work of Hakim and kimkim. We have already recommended them to friends wanting to travel abroad (we were working with kimkim for another trip to Costa Rica also in 2020 and the agents there were quite helpful as well). But we strongly recommend anyone considering a trip to Morocco to choose kimkim and request Hakim as your personal agent. You'll be glad you did!

Hotel Reviews

Lina Ryad & Spa

Chefchaouene

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Beautiful, hidden riad with a nice pool and spa services.

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The location, food and pool. Also being able to open our window to look out across town, and view the mountains as well.
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Riad El Yacout

Fès

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Beautiful riad with friendly staff and nice pool.

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Riad Madu Luxury Desert Camp

Merzouga

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Hard to believe that this beautiful room was on the sand in the Sahara. Full amenties including shower, electricity and wifi. After a delicious dinner we engaged with the staff in dancing and drumming. Very authentic Berber experience.

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We arrived a little late (the sun set about halfway through our trip to the camp), so we weren't able to enjoy the outdoor space for long enough before dinner. Maybe plan to arrive a bit before sunset.

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Everyone was so helpful and friendly, even through we didn't speak the language.
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The comfort of the room (although the mattress was a little hard)
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Riad Ksar Ighnda

Ait Benhaddou

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Lovely, spacious riad with beautiful pool and nice amenities (fitness room, bar, and more)

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Riad Chergui

Marrakech

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Charming riad with nice pool area. We were able to relax here with drinks and food after a long day or travel and Marrakech sightseeing.

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Very nice Manager and staff
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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Julie & Hank,
I hope you are always in good health!
Thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful and motivating feedback! I'm truly delighted to have worked with you. It has been always a great pleasure to receive your emails and answer all your questions with passion. You have been amazing too, and your kind understanding made the job easier for me.
It's a great pleasure to hear you liked and enjoyed all the services I included in your trip. From the accommodations and the local... read more

Dear Julie & Hank,
I hope you are always in good health!
Thank you so much for leaving such a wonderful and motivating feedback! I'm truly delighted to have worked with you. It has been always a great pleasure to receive your emails and answer all your questions with passion. You have been amazing too, and your kind understanding made the job easier for me.
It's a great pleasure to hear you liked and enjoyed all the services I included in your trip. From the accommodations and the local guides, until the amazing Mo. They will be all very happy to read your feedback, and this must be so motivating for all of them, the same for me too.
I wish you had more than 1 week only. But, I'm pretty sure this is not the first and last visit to Morocco. My country is your second home now, and it will be my pleasure to work again with you in the future, and for sure the next time will be even better and better experience!
Washing you all the very best, dear Julie and Hank!
See you soon!
Hakim

A once on a lifetime, magical and authentic e... · Morocco - Jun 13 - Jun 21, 2022

Traveler: Elisa G. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

A once on a lifetime, magical and authentic experience, meticulously planned and organized by Hakim, and perfectly executed. My eighteen year old son and I went on the Imperial Cities of Morocco tour - planned back in 2019 and postponed due to Covid until this year - needless to say we were beyond filled with anticipation and high expectations. The tour covered a lot of ground over large distances , but thanks to Mohammed, our amazingly skillful, gregarious, tireless, patient and... read more

A once on a lifetime, magical and authentic experience, meticulously planned and organized by Hakim, and perfectly executed. My eighteen year old son and I went on the Imperial Cities of Morocco tour - planned back in 2019 and postponed due to Covid until this year - needless to say we were beyond filled with anticipation and high expectations. The tour covered a lot of ground over large distances , but thanks to Mohammed, our amazingly skillful, gregarious, tireless, patient and knowledgeable driver, every step of the tour went smoothly. His thoughtfulness extended to providing unique experiences such as spontaneously pulling over on a mountain road to hop out of the car and purchase freshly picked figs from the locals for us. Divine!!! The local guides in Fes, Marrakech, and Casablanca were all excellent and led us on insightful, educational and entertaining tours, happily sharing their knowledge, cultural tidbits , historical anecdotes and overall passion for their respective cities . The overnight desert camel ride experience is absolutely not to be missed . Breathtaking and a true bucket list item. The city accommodations were absolutely magnificent and authentic riads that transported us back in time and the staff were all delightful, as were all the locals we encountered . Such warm, smiling, kind and helpful people. This tour allowed us to see and experience so much, with every detail taken care of , I cannot recommend it enough. Hakim provided continuous support throughout and Mohammed ensured it all went off without a hitch , and took amazing care of us. We thank them both, as well as the fantastic guides, for a unique and memorable experience !
A word of warning : We were eager to go to Rick’s Bar in Casablanca, made a reservation and went for dinner on our last night and were sorely disappointed. Unpleasant, grim faced staff, terrible service and sub par food. Stay away unless a nostalgic WW2 playlist and checking off a box are all you’re looking for.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Elisa,

Thank you so much for your detailed, prompt, and generous feedback.

I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip. It couldn't have had the same result without your amazing communication, help, and time dedicated.
I would like to thank you for your trust in us during difficult times throughout Covid and for having faith to make your trip happen, for accepting to postpone, and for your patience as well.

I am also very happy to hear that Mohamed did another amazing job... read more

Dear Elisa,

Thank you so much for your detailed, prompt, and generous feedback.

I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip. It couldn't have had the same result without your amazing communication, help, and time dedicated.
I would like to thank you for your trust in us during difficult times throughout Covid and for having faith to make your trip happen, for accepting to postpone, and for your patience as well.

I am also very happy to hear that Mohamed did another amazing job traveling and taking care of our travelers. I believe that by now, you have a better sense of when I emphasized that our drivers have a great added value during trips. As locals, and knowing the country's region by heart, the information shared, the history, assistance, and great local contact during your travel.

Furthermore, I am pleased to hear that you were happy with the tours our guides offered. I hope you were able to go back home with more knowledge about Morocco, history, and our culture. As you have probably noticed, it is one of the many things we are proud of and we are always more than happy to share it.

I also couldn't agree more about the desert experience. Not only it is to check off a bucket list but also a memorable experience to live. I would like to share as well that the Moroccan hospitality was also one of the highlights of your trip. It certainly can have a great positive impact on your trip.

I would also like to share with you how much I appreciate your communication that made my job easier and for helping me come up with the itinerary we planned, and the services we included by giving your time and dedication to your trip. Therefore, I would like to thank you for all of that!

Last but not least, I am very sorry that your experience at Rick's cafe was not the best. I hope it didn't ruin your trip's overall feelings and that you will remember your experience in Morocco as a positive and happy moment.

Wishing you, your kids, and the entire beautiful family all the best and success!

Warm regards,
Hakim

Hakim did a great job of organizing everythin... · Morocco - May 27 - Jun 3, 2022

Traveler: John B. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Hakim did a great job of organizing everything. He worked with us to create the best holiday plan given our family’s needs and interests. Hakim was also wonderful at changing the itinerary at the last moment to accommodate a change in dates and addition of another traveller. read more

Hakim did a great job of organizing everything. He worked with us to create the best holiday plan given our family’s needs and interests. Hakim was also wonderful at changing the itinerary at the last moment to accommodate a change in dates and addition of another traveller.

Hotel Reviews

Atlas Sky Airport

Nouaseur

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Breakfast was wonderful. We had an issue with a room which was quickly changed to another room.

Hilton Tanger City Center Hotel and Residences

Tangier

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Great pool on the roof. Hotel is what you would expect for a high quality business/luxury hotel

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Puerta Azul

Chefchaouene

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Riad El Yacout

Fès

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Incredible hotel with real character in the old part of town. An oasis in the chaos of an old city center. Food was wonderful. Staff very helpful

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Riad Kalaa 2

Rabat

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Riad Chergui

Marrakech

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A wonderful gem of a hotel

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi John,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful and valuable feedback!

It has been a real pleasure to work with you offering you such a beautiful trip. I am very happy to hear that the entire family had a great holiday. I wish you had more than 8 days so you can enjoy the other side of Morocco. But, I'm totally confident this is not the first and last experience. I'll be glad to work with you again in the future and offer you a unique and better experience!

Special greetings to the whole family!
Hakim

Randa

Hakim is a professional tour planner. He is ... · Morocco - May 16 - May 26, 2022

Traveler: Randa E. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Hakim is a professional tour planner. He is very knowledgeable and took care of the smallest details. He was always checking on us during the trip making sure all is going well.
Our driver, Mohammad is the nicest, most respectable, knowledgeable person. He drove us through very difficult terrains giving us some history about the areas we were crossing and the peoples customs and cultures. He made our trip very enjoyable and we felt safe with him. He is a true gentleman. Our guides,... read more

Hakim is a professional tour planner. He is very knowledgeable and took care of the smallest details. He was always checking on us during the trip making sure all is going well.
Our driver, Mohammad is the nicest, most respectable, knowledgeable person. He drove us through very difficult terrains giving us some history about the areas we were crossing and the peoples customs and cultures. He made our trip very enjoyable and we felt safe with him. He is a true gentleman. Our guides, Yousef, Hafid and Yassine were excellent and very knowledgeable. They made us understand a lot about Morocco, urs history and the way of life. Thank you KimKim for assigning such great professionals. It made our trip extremely enjoyable.

Hotel Reviews

Palais Sebban

Marrakech

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We loved Palais Sabbane. It is a beautiful hotel/Riad. Our room had a gorgeous terrace overlooking the city. The pool is gorgeous and service is excellent.

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All excellent
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Very responsive and helpful staff
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Architecture, furniture and the view
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Riad Tamdakhte

Ait Ben Haddou

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Very nice small inn in the middle of nowhere. The staff was very hospitable and welcoming and took excellent care of us

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It was not an interesting place for us and we thought we could have skipped and stayed longer in a more pleasant area with more things to do

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Hotel Xaluca Dades

Boumalne

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Loved it. The hotels is beautiful. The rooms are gorgeous and the pool area is amazing

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Stay longer and enjoy the amenities

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Orient Desert Camp

Merzouga

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Our ride on the camels in the Sahara was amazing. The camp was very nice, however, we weee expecting to be in a true tent, however, it really felt like a regular room in a hotel. We wanted a true experience of the nomads. The camp was great nevertheless. They also had a musical show and the food was good.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Randa,
Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us such a beautiful review.
It is a pleasure to hear that not only you enjoyed the trip itself, but you are also happy with all the services throughout the process such as accommodations, activities, and especially Mohammed, your private driver who always delivers the best of his. Mohammed is full of knowledge, a professional driver, friendly and open-minded guy who never hesitates to help and assist. It's also wonderful to hear... read more

Dear Randa,
Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us such a beautiful review.
It is a pleasure to hear that not only you enjoyed the trip itself, but you are also happy with all the services throughout the process such as accommodations, activities, and especially Mohammed, your private driver who always delivers the best of his. Mohammed is full of knowledge, a professional driver, friendly and open-minded guy who never hesitates to help and assist. It's also wonderful to hear all your guides were informative and delivered a great experience! I'm sure you now have a better idea about the history and culture through all the activities you enjoyed during your time in my beautiful country!
In the end, all I would say is that it has been a pleasure to be your local specialist. Feedback and reviews like yours really make me appreciate and love my job even more than I already do.
Greetings to Bassam! Wishing you all the very best!
Hakim

Morocco, Great itinerary and best possible host for nine days of journeying around the country! · Morocco - May 13 - May 21, 2022

Traveler: Nancy J. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Hakim was very helpful identifying and booking the perfect itinerary for a once in a lifetime vacation for my son and I.
Our itinerary was everything we hoped it would be! Hakim took the time to create exactly what we were looking for - a mix of culture, history, and food. Hakim stayed in touch with us during our trip to make sure everything went smoothly.. Our itinerary was easy to follow, the hotels were in great locations with thoughtful and friendly staff. Thank you, Hakim...you made... read more

Hakim was very helpful identifying and booking the perfect itinerary for a once in a lifetime vacation for my son and I.
Our itinerary was everything we hoped it would be! Hakim took the time to create exactly what we were looking for - a mix of culture, history, and food. Hakim stayed in touch with us during our trip to make sure everything went smoothly.. Our itinerary was easy to follow, the hotels were in great locations with thoughtful and friendly staff. Thank you, Hakim...you made out dream trip a reality!

Now I must turn my attention to a review of our guide , Abdillah Aitbahman, (Abdul) our driver and guide, who ultimately made our trip seemingly the best it could have been. We traveled between seven main destinations for nine days, and throughout the whole time Abdul was the utmost patient, kind, helpful and personable, as well as of course being a proficient and professional driver, who speaks fluent English. All along the way pointing out and explaining countless sights and traditions that we saw as we drove, so many things we wouldn't have really seen or learned if Abdul wasn't so knowledgeable.
When in cities such as Fes and Chefchaouen where we needed a tour guide licensed for the medinas, he was ahead of connecting us with guides that were very informed, reliable and spoke English in addition to being highly personable and kind. Abdul wasn't just kind, highly knowledgeable on local history and traditions, he was particularly inviting and even shared music popular to locals, which is exactly what I would hope for in a more than ideal guide. We also got a whole reel of photos after the trip that he took of us along the way, which is just a bonus. We felt the need to make the point that we didn't just feel like we were being driven around by a driver, we felt like we were taking a road trip with a Moroccan friend.
He had the uncanny ability to anticipate our needs and plan accordingly.

Thank you for connecting us with such a friend, and specifically thanks to Abdul for making our journey through Morocco the most relaxed, informative, interesting and awesome it could have been!

All we might have done differently would be to stay for more than nine days in order to see a couple more cities such as Essaouira, possibly Tangier and tours into smaller villages. But the trip was made the best because of our driver, guide and friend Abdul. We wish to make sure that Kimkim, the local agency and potential Morocco visitors to know what a difference Abdul made being such a great driver, guide, friend and just a great guy.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Nancy,
Thank you so much for your review and all your priceless words!
First of all, it has been an honor and a great pleasure for me to be your travel specialist. The exchange with you was just wonderful from the very beginning and I'm happy that your experience was just as expected. Your driver, Abdilah is definitely a great person to travel with. His knowledge, professionalism, and assistance really make the difference and give the trip more sense. It's a pleasure to hear the guides... read more

Dear Nancy,
Thank you so much for your review and all your priceless words!
First of all, it has been an honor and a great pleasure for me to be your travel specialist. The exchange with you was just wonderful from the very beginning and I'm happy that your experience was just as expected. Your driver, Abdilah is definitely a great person to travel with. His knowledge, professionalism, and assistance really make the difference and give the trip more sense. It's a pleasure to hear the guides were also informative and provided a great experience.
I wish you had more than 9 days because there is still a lot to discover and enjoy. I'm definitely sure this wouldn't be your first and last visit. Traveling with us again would be remarkable, and the experience will be even better.
Wishing you all the very best, Nancy!
Best,
Hakim

Fabulous Trip to Morocco! · Morocco - May 5 - May 14, 2022

Traveler: Susan L. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

The services provided by Hakim were very professional in all interactions we had with him. We always felt that he was attentive to our requests and he designed our trip just as we requested. We were pleased with the selection of hotels and the guides provided for our trip. We enjoyed the guides in each city we visited (each guide was a 10!) but we were most pleased to have a female guide in Mekenes. As the parent of 3 daughters we always enjoy seeing how women in other countries live. ... read more

The services provided by Hakim were very professional in all interactions we had with him. We always felt that he was attentive to our requests and he designed our trip just as we requested. We were pleased with the selection of hotels and the guides provided for our trip. We enjoyed the guides in each city we visited (each guide was a 10!) but we were most pleased to have a female guide in Mekenes. As the parent of 3 daughters we always enjoy seeing how women in other countries live.
Our driver, Mohammad was fabulous. He was attentive to our needs and was prompt and courteous. We especially appreciated that he spoke English--he was a great source of information and we enjoyed hearing about life in Morocco from a local.
I would highly recommend Kimkim, Hakim and his team to anyone wanting to visit Morocco. We were delighted by the country and hope to return sometime.

Hotel Review

Riad El Yacout

Fès

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Hotel Review

This was a lovely riad and the service there was very good. We enjoyed the location and the ease of coming and going from the riad. The meals we had at this riad were among the best we had on our entire trip. The staff was courteous and attentive to our needs.

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Staff

Very good dining service
Authenticity & Character

The decor and the historical feel of the place
Location

Easy access to our car when arriving and departing
Activity Review

Day Trip to Meknes & the Roman Ruins of Volubilis

Fes

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Our guide at Volubilis was so informative and gave us such a good historical perspective of the site and the settlements of Morocco

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Our guide was very well informed and gave us good insight into the lives of those settled in the town.
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The ruins were very interesting and unique
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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Susie,
Thank you so much for such wonderful and detailed feedback! It has been a great pleasure working with you and your beautiful family!
I am very happy to hear that the experience was just as expected and that you enjoyed your time in Morocco. Mohammed, your driver, will be very happy to read your feedback. He is actually one of our best drivers and his professionalism and kindness are just something else! The tour guides will be also pleased to read this wonderful review, especially... read more

Dear Susie,
Thank you so much for such wonderful and detailed feedback! It has been a great pleasure working with you and your beautiful family!
I am very happy to hear that the experience was just as expected and that you enjoyed your time in Morocco. Mohammed, your driver, will be very happy to read your feedback. He is actually one of our best drivers and his professionalism and kindness are just something else! The tour guides will be also pleased to read this wonderful review, especially Bouchra, your female guide in Meknes.
For the selected accommodations, it's great that your stays were just something unique and I'm happy to hear you had a comfortable stay at each property trying the local food and experiencing the authenticity of the Moroccan Riads.
In the end, all I would say is that the country still has a lot to offer! This was your first trip to Morocco but, it shouldn't be the last one as they're a lot of beautiful cities and amazing towns/villages to enjoy! I will be very happy to work with you again in the future and offer such an unforgettable and unique experience!
Greeting to the beautiful family!
Hakim

10 days in Morrocco · Morocco - May 5 - May 14, 2022

Traveler: Bob L. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

The trip was well designed with Hakim's assistance and our driver Mohammad was superb. We enjoyed the modern and clean city of Rabat, the blue city of Chefchaouen, the Roman ruins of Volubilis, the Imperial city of Meknes and the uniqueness of Marrakech.

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The trip was well designed with Hakim's assistance and our driver Mohammad was superb. We enjoyed the modern and clean city of Rabat, the blue city of Chefchaouen, the Roman ruins of Volubilis, the Imperial city of Meknes and the uniqueness of Marrakech.

Hotel Review

Riad El Yacout

Fès

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Hotel Review

We thoroughly enjoyed this Riad and the food was some of the best we had in Morocco.

Cleanliness & Comfort

Great food.
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Day Trip to Meknes & the Roman Ruins of Volubilis

Fes

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We had 2 different guides for Volubilis and Meknes. We especially enjoyed our female guide in Meknes.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hello Bob,

Thank you so much for your precious feedback!

I am happy to hear that you are satisfied with the trip as well as the rest of the family. It is great to know that you enjoyed your time and that the services offered met your expectations.

I certainly agree that your itinerary was very diverse and that the historical part was a big asset.
It was a pleasure to plan your trip and I hope to see you in the future.

Best,
Hakim

Wonderful Morocco Trip! · Morocco - May 5 - May 14, 2022

Traveler: Ali L. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

I had a wonderful trip to Morocco with my mom and dad. Arranging the trip was easy and painless, and Hakim listened thoughtfully to our needs and special requests. Our driver, Mohamad, was wonderful! He was a great guide and lovely company for our drive from Rabat to Chefchaouen, Fez, Meknes, and Marrakech. Mohamad provided helpful recommendations and was very conscientious of our needs during the trip. Overall, I would definitely recommend! read more

I had a wonderful trip to Morocco with my mom and dad. Arranging the trip was easy and painless, and Hakim listened thoughtfully to our needs and special requests. Our driver, Mohamad, was wonderful! He was a great guide and lovely company for our drive from Rabat to Chefchaouen, Fez, Meknes, and Marrakech. Mohamad provided helpful recommendations and was very conscientious of our needs during the trip. Overall, I would definitely recommend!

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La Mamounia

Marrakech

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Day Trip to Meknes & the Roman Ruins of Volubilis

Fes

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Ali,

Thank you so much for sharing with us your precious feedback. I am more than happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip with your parents. I totally agree that working on your trip and setting up the itinerary was very smooth. I would like to first thank you for your patience and flexibility. Mohamed is one of our top drivers. He also shared with me that he appreciated the time spent with you and how amazing you were during the trip.
I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip and again, thank you so much for your great feedback.

Stay safe.
Hakim

Our driver, Mohammed was amazing. · Morocco - Apr 16 - Apr 23, 2022

Traveler: Carol L. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Our driver, Mohammed was amazing. He was patient, friendly, tireless and a great driver. Mohammed was always willing to help us with luggage, open doors and making sure we had access to restroom facilities. I don't think our trip would have been as good with another person. So happy he was chosen for us.
All of the guides we had during the trip were wonderful. They were very well informed about the areas we visited. They took in to account our health needs and paced the tours to... read more

Our driver, Mohammed was amazing. He was patient, friendly, tireless and a great driver. Mohammed was always willing to help us with luggage, open doors and making sure we had access to restroom facilities. I don't think our trip would have been as good with another person. So happy he was chosen for us.
All of the guides we had during the trip were wonderful. They were very well informed about the areas we visited. They took in to account our health needs and paced the tours to accommodate our slower needs. We learned so much from each of them.
Finally, our local specialist, Hakim, did a great job organizing a diverse trip of Morocco for our family. The suggestions he made gave us a small taste of the country.
I would recommend KimKim Travel to anyone who was planning a trip to Morocco.

Hotel Reviews

Hotel Chez Aziz

Chefchaouen

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We were very lucky to have the top floor apartment. Having access to a kitchen and terrace was an unexpected plus. The only difficulty we had was the 5 flights of stairs to get to the rooms. Strictly an issue just for us, perhaps not for other travelers. Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. More food than we really needed but appreciated the options.

Tips for future travelers

If you have any health issues that would prevent you from climbing lots of stairs, ask for a room on a lower floor.

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Centrally located.
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All the staff were helpful.
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We loved the Moroccan décor.

Riad Madu Luxury Desert Camp

Merzouga

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We weren't sure what to expect from a camping experience but were pleasantly surprised by the accommodations. There were plenty of towels and blankets in the tent. There was plenty of room in the tent even for 3 people. The food we were served was a great example of Moroccan cuisine.

Tips for future travelers

Be sure to pack a jacket for the evenings as it does get cooler. Be prepared to get sand in everything especially if it's at all windy.

GuestHouse Bagdad Café

Ait Ben Haddou

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After having rooms on higher floors, we really appreciated having our room on the ground level. The room was smaller but still comfortable. Dinner was very good giving us an opportunity to try new Moroccan dishes.

Riad Dar Khmissa

Marrakech

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We were able to stay in a lovely 2 room suite in this Riad. There were 2 lounging areas for guests if you didn't want to stay in your room. The terrace area offered a lovely outdoor setting, especially for dinner. Speaking of dinner, we were lucky enough to have dinner with another family during our stay. The couscous the cook prepared was delightful.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Carol,

I really appreciate the fact that you took some time to share with us your precious feedback.
I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip. And I couldn't agree more that Mohammed is one of our best drivers and his added valuer is very remarkable.
I am also quite impressed by the fact that our guides as well keep improving with time and manage to reach our clients' expectations. Knowing more about history during your trip is always a remarkable experience.
I would also like... read more

Dear Carol,

I really appreciate the fact that you took some time to share with us your precious feedback.
I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip. And I couldn't agree more that Mohammed is one of our best drivers and his added valuer is very remarkable.
I am also quite impressed by the fact that our guides as well keep improving with time and manage to reach our clients' expectations. Knowing more about history during your trip is always a remarkable experience.
I would also like to thank you for your time, effort, and patience throughout our exchanges and the time you have dedicated to your trip. Our smooth exchanges made my job very easy and enjoyable to finally meet your expectations.
As for the accommodations, I genuinely appreciate your comments about the upper floors. It is definitely something to consider and I will personally make sure to follow up closely. As for the rooms and overall rating I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Riads and that we reached the authentic unique experience we were seeking.

Best,
Hakim

Debbie

I'd like to add some notes to my travel partn... · Morocco - Mar 20 - Apr 5, 2022

Traveler: Debbie B. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

I'd like to add some notes to my travel partner's review of our trip to Morocco. I echo her sentiments about how perfectly Hakim, as a representative of kimkim, handled our trip. Which wasn't easy, given the number of delays and changes due to Covid. Also, I agree whole-heartedly that our driver Mohamed (last name to be supplied by Hakim!) really made the trip what it was: he was well-informed, articulate, funny, attentive, and always willing to share his thoughts on culture, politics,... read more

I'd like to add some notes to my travel partner's review of our trip to Morocco. I echo her sentiments about how perfectly Hakim, as a representative of kimkim, handled our trip. Which wasn't easy, given the number of delays and changes due to Covid. Also, I agree whole-heartedly that our driver Mohamed (last name to be supplied by Hakim!) really made the trip what it was: he was well-informed, articulate, funny, attentive, and always willing to share his thoughts on culture, politics, and history. Mohamed made sure we could purchase rugs from a cooperative rather than a tourist trap. When I had a problem with the pottery coop he resolved it for me quickly making that another good experience. While the local guides were, for the most part, engaging and full of info, Mohamed was able to fill in the blanks between guides.

Speaking of guides: all but two were top notch. In one case there was a clear tempo and maybe personality misalignment. We were struggling until Mohamed gave him a secret signal and he began to ask what we wanted and what he could do better, resulting in a good overall experience. (Because Mohamed knew most of the guides he could navigate the rough places for us.) The second guide that was a bad fit was a local young man, new to the business; he may improve with time.

A word about the accomodations: we had such a wonderful variety of places, most unique and charming. And just when we were ready we got a Western style 5 star hotel. But I wouldn't have traded a single place, no matter the quirks. A few stood out, not to be missed: Riad Yacout in Fes was beautiful, although quirky in the electrical and plumbing department. But the people were so warm and accommodating and the food so delicious that everything else fell away. (Note - be prepared for a lot of steep stairs and music into the night!) The Kasbah in Imlil was a personal favorite. Walking up on narrow paths while a donkey carried our baggage was the start. The Kasbah was under the highest mountain in N. Africa and while it was cloudy and snowy for most of our stay, the views were amazing. We had scheduled a full-day hike but the snow put a damper on that. Still, the staff found a jacket and boots for me so I could still go hiking. The group of people working there could not have done more for us, all with smiles. Again, the food was just fab. In Essouria we stayed in Riad Chbanate - a real jewel. Once again the people were so very wonderful, and the room and the view and the part of town just perfect.

Finally, I'd like to commend kimkim and their partner on the itinerary. We went from cities to towns to the desert, then to the mountains. Down to Marrakech and out to the coast. We skipped the touristy things and concentrated on getting to know the real Morocco. We had so much variety, every day a real adventure. I feel like we met and supported a lot of off the main street people. And that leads me to my final comment...

The Moroccan people are warm and generous. Yes, some try to get you to buy their whatevers, but a simple "No thank you" works. They have suffered tremendously during that last two years and we were happy to buy from them, to tip them generously, and to talk and laugh with them. I've traveled in many places around the world - I won't forget this trip.

Hotel Review

Dar Sultan

Tangier

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The women running this riad are so warm and wonderful

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Debbie,
Reading both reviews, yours as well as Alexis' is truly a highlight for me. I really appreciate the time and the effort that you put into sharing your experience in details during the entire process both before and after your trip.
I would like to thank you as well for your trust in us as an agency and Kimkim as a company throughout the difficulties during Covid and for your patience to make the trip happen eventually.
Thank you so much for your compliments. I can only say the... read more

Dear Debbie,
Reading both reviews, yours as well as Alexis' is truly a highlight for me. I really appreciate the time and the effort that you put into sharing your experience in details during the entire process both before and after your trip.
I would like to thank you as well for your trust in us as an agency and Kimkim as a company throughout the difficulties during Covid and for your patience to make the trip happen eventually.
Thank you so much for your compliments. I can only say the same thing about my experience and exchanges with you. I appreciated how calm, understanding, and very open to suggestions you were. It made my job easier than I could have possibly imagined it.
I am also happy to hear that you enjoyed the company of your driver; Mohamed is definitely one of our best. He always makes sure that his clients are well taken care of.
I also appreciate your comments regarding the guides. I am happy Mohamed was able to save one of the experiences. And I wish you mentioned your experience earlier with me so that I could've made sure to compensate one way or another.
I do believe that accommodation is one of the keys to my client's satisfaction. That is why I always make sure to choose top-notch options no matter what the circumstances are. It is a pleasure to hear that you are happy with the selection of your accommodations.
Overall, I would say mission accomplished. It is heartwarming to hear you fully enjoyed your trip and that you describe it as an unforgettable trip.
It was a pleasure to be your local specialist and reviews like tours and Alexis' make me appreciate and love my job even more than I already do.
Be safe, and I hope to hear from you in the future.

Best,
Hakim

Add-on review for Kimkim in Morocco · Morocco - Mar 20 - Apr 5, 2022

Traveler: Alexis P. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Add-on review for Kimkim in Morocco

Kimkim’s travel specialist in Morocco, Hakim Alibouche, just hit the “exceeded expectations by a lot” button on a trip I took to Morocco over 2 months ago ( March 20-April 5). I recently wrote that he assisted my travel partner and me to create a great itinerary and experience in Morocco. Everything went well and he was always available to respond to any questions or concerns that we had during the planning and then during the trip itself. Great,... read more

Add-on review for Kimkim in Morocco

Kimkim’s travel specialist in Morocco, Hakim Alibouche, just hit the “exceeded expectations by a lot” button on a trip I took to Morocco over 2 months ago ( March 20-April 5). I recently wrote that he assisted my travel partner and me to create a great itinerary and experience in Morocco. Everything went well and he was always available to respond to any questions or concerns that we had during the planning and then during the trip itself. Great, right?

However his service, and Kimkim’s by extension, also shone after we returned home. We recently found there was a serious problem with a Moroccan vendor’s products we had purchased over 2 months ago. After going back-and-forth with the vendor we turned to Hakim for advice on how to get to a satisfactory resolution. He stepped in to help and got it all worked out in very short order. I wouldn’t have expected that assistance from a travel agent once the trip was over, and I am so grateful that Hakim was willing to help us.

I don’t know if I’ll have the opportunity to return to Morocco but if I do, I know that Hakim and Kimkim will be my travel planning choice.

Kimkim created and executed a Moroccan trip for my travel partner and I that was unforgettable. We first planned the trip in 2019 for March 2020 travel. COVID changed all that but kimkim, Hakim in particular, stuck with us for the next 3 years as we rescheduled several times only to postpone until this past March. Hakim’s service was stellar: informative, responsive, reliable, patient—and whatever other positive adjective could be applied to a travel professional. Hakim and kimkim were also available to us throughout the trip-proactively checking in or responding quickly to any questions we had.

The other notable representative of kimkim’s excellent service was our driver throughout the trip, Mohamed. From start to finish he ensured we were well-looked after. Another set of adjectives: great driver, accommodating, helpful, accessible 24/7, well-informed, friendly; equal parts driver and general guide. We were very fortunate to have had his services.

The itinerary kimkim created was also a treat. I experienced mountains, cities, villages, desert areas that were fun and/or eye-opening. Food was fabulous throughout. The various tagines and pastillas were so special, as were the breakfast spreads.

The guides provided had deep knowledge of each leg of the trip-both historical and cultural. Accommodations ranged from charmingly rustic to very high-end with the Riads being especially wonderful. My only note on the Riad is to expect to climb lots of stairs. My 72-year old legs were a bit challenged by 3 and 4 flights. However the Riad experience is absolutely necessary!

All the stops were terrific, but I’d say a “not-to-be-missed” experience is the medina in Marrakech at night. It comes to high-intensity life with scores of food stalls (pick the meats and veggies for your meal and watch them being cooked right there), musicians, drum circles, snake charmers, dancers, henna tattoers and more all in motion.

It was a truly magical trip!

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Alexis,
Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us your detailed feedback about your trip.
I would also like to thank you for your trust in us during Covid times as well as your patience and will to make the trip happen.
It is great to hear that not only you enjoyed your trip, but you are also happy with all the services throughout the process (communication, your guides, driver...etc).
Please allow me to emphasize as well that your level of communication, patience, and the... read more

Dear Alexis,
Thank you so much for taking the time to share with us your detailed feedback about your trip.
I would also like to thank you for your trust in us during Covid times as well as your patience and will to make the trip happen.
It is great to hear that not only you enjoyed your trip, but you are also happy with all the services throughout the process (communication, your guides, driver...etc).
Please allow me to emphasize as well that your level of communication, patience, and the time you dedicated to your trip were also great assets for me to design your itinerary in a way that matches your expectations as well as in the most efficient way possible. It is a pure joy to hear your satisfaction with your itinerary, I enjoyed every moment during our exchange to come up with a perfect combination of the sights and places that Morocco has to offer.
I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your guided visits with our local guides. You are most certainly correct. they still amaze me with more information every time I get the chance to chat with them. Pure joy.
It seems like we managed to include Riads for you. I am happy you made the decision to go for the one of most authentic experiences in Morocco. Despite the challenge. I can only admire your courage and willingness to try new adventures.
I gladly share with you the same opinion about Marrakech, the way the Medina and the square come to life evening time, the food stall, and the typical Moroccan street art never gets boring and are always fascinating.
It was an honor to be your local specialist. I enjoyed every single bit of it!
Once more, Thank you so much for your trust and patience with us, and hope to see and hear from you again!
Best,
Hakim

First experience with KimKim Travels · Morocco - Mar 19 - Mar 25, 2022

Traveler: Hetal P. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

This was my first experience with KimKim travels and I couldn’t be more happy with the service provided. Hakim was wonderful and helped me plan a detailed itinerary to my wants and needs. Communication was wonderful before and during the trip, Hakim was always available to answer any questions we had. From the airport pick up to all the destinations in between and at the end of the trip, the tour was great!
Our most favorite part was getting to Merzouga to our camp, which was more then... read more

This was my first experience with KimKim travels and I couldn’t be more happy with the service provided. Hakim was wonderful and helped me plan a detailed itinerary to my wants and needs. Communication was wonderful before and during the trip, Hakim was always available to answer any questions we had. From the airport pick up to all the destinations in between and at the end of the trip, the tour was great!
Our most favorite part was getting to Merzouga to our camp, which was more then expected. The staff at the camp were super friendly and the food was amazing! The sunset camel ride was a stunning. Driving through the Atlas Mountains was beautiful. Will be referring KimKim travels to family and friends.
Thanks for making this trip a memorable one!

Hotel Review

Orient Desert Camp

Merzouga

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The Orient Desert camp was exceptional. The food was amazing, we had to request the soup 4 times! The staff was super friendly and the rooms were wonderful. We had hot showers in the middle of the desert which was a great plus!

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Traditional Hammam

Marrakech

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Wonderful experience, the ladies were great! Felt amazing to end the trip with this Hammam.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Hetal,
Thank you so much for leaving such great and motivating feedback. It has been a great pleasure working with you from the very first day until the end of the trip. I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed all the services and that the experience was just as expected. You and the entire group were so lovely and kind.
I'm sure and totally confident you'll choose Kimkim once again for future trips to other destinations. And for sure, another visit to Morocco should be considered as... read more

Dear Hetal,
Thank you so much for leaving such great and motivating feedback. It has been a great pleasure working with you from the very first day until the end of the trip. I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed all the services and that the experience was just as expected. You and the entire group were so lovely and kind.
I'm sure and totally confident you'll choose Kimkim once again for future trips to other destinations. And for sure, another visit to Morocco should be considered as well. My country still has a lot to offer. I'll be more than happy to work again with you and to be your travel specialist once again.
Wishing you all the best. Greeting to the entire group!
Best,
Hakim

Karim made it a Amazing experience and a great tour · Morocco - Nov 19 - Nov 29, 2021

Traveler: Ravi R. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Amazing experience and a great tour led by Karim. He is the best and was very congenial and supported us every way during the tour. He made sure we saw the attractions and ensured we did not miss any. Even though this is my 2nd trip to Morocco, we had a better and great experience due to Karim. If you ever book a trip to Morocco, make sure Karim is taking you. Though a bit pricey, worth every bit of it.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Ravi,

Thank you so much for your valuable and precious words.

It has been an honor for me to organize your trip. It's such a great pleasure to hear you enjoyed your tour around the country enjoying and discovering all the locations I included for you. This is definitely not the last visit, I'm sure you'll come back in the future because there's still a lot to see and explore.

Always at your disposal, dear Ravi!

Best,
Hakim

Vicky

Wonderful trip to Morocco · Morocco - Jun 13 - Jun 19, 2021

Traveler: Vicky Y. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

We had a wonderful trip to Morocco! Hakim was our trip planner, and everything was well thought of. The riads were all great, and we had a wonderful time at the Orient Desert Camp. Our driver, Mohammed was especially wonderful, and he took care of all details including getting our COVID test to fly back home. Our guide Said in Fez was extremely knowledgeable and a great person to spend the day with. Overall, highly recommend a visit to Morocco and using the same team we had for our trip!

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Vicky,
Thank you so much for such valuable feedback! It has been a pleasure for me to work with you and arranging such a unique experience, especially in these hard moments. It's a pleasure to hear you liked all the services I offered you during your stay; our suppliers will be also happy to hear so. Of course, this is not the end, I'm confident you'll come back one day to Morocco with a new adventure and different experience. I'll be very happy to be, once again, the travel specialist to arrange your future trip.
Best,
Hakim

Highly recommend · Morocco - Apr 4 - Apr 10, 2021

Traveler: Lulu Y. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Hakim has to be the best tour operator we’ve ever worked with. Responsive yet also proactive, he followed up with us regarding our trip throughout the difficult pandemic year and kept the channels of communication going despite the country being under lockdown. This was very reassuring to us. He also kept following up with our progress, and soliciting for feedback during our trip to make sure we were enjoying our time. Who does that? With most operators you have a hard time getting a... read more

Hakim has to be the best tour operator we’ve ever worked with. Responsive yet also proactive, he followed up with us regarding our trip throughout the difficult pandemic year and kept the channels of communication going despite the country being under lockdown. This was very reassuring to us. He also kept following up with our progress, and soliciting for feedback during our trip to make sure we were enjoying our time. Who does that? With most operators you have a hard time getting a hold of once you send in that last payment. We had the good fortune of working with an exceptional driver, Mohamed, who was a great source of information. In fact I have requested that Mohamed work with my sister and BIL when they visit Morocco in a couple of months. We loved the Riad Chergui in Marrakech. Must try their lamb tagine with the apricots, pear, and prunes. What a fabulous combination. There were a few hiccups with the accommodation in Fez, but it was due to lack of communication on the hotel end. Our tour guide Youssef was a trooper. He stuck with us the entire 6 hours for our walking tour of Marrakech. We were all tired, but he was very professional to the very end.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Lulu,

Thank you so much for all these valuable and priceless words. It has been a great honor working with you. I enjoyed every single chat we had during the planning of your trip and it was always my great pleasure planning this trip for you. Riad Chergui, Mohamed, Youssef and all the providers you liked would be very happy and satisfied with your great feedback. For the accommodation in Fes, we're always following up with them and I'll make sure to get back to you as soon as possible... read more

Dear Lulu,

Thank you so much for all these valuable and priceless words. It has been a great honor working with you. I enjoyed every single chat we had during the planning of your trip and it was always my great pleasure planning this trip for you. Riad Chergui, Mohamed, Youssef and all the providers you liked would be very happy and satisfied with your great feedback. For the accommodation in Fes, we're always following up with them and I'll make sure to get back to you as soon as possible with a positive reaction.

Again, thank you so much for choosing Kimkim and, we all hope you travel with us again in the future!

Best,
Hakim

Morocco trip · Morocco - Mar 7 - Mar 14, 2020

Traveler: Gautam D. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Kimkim (through Hakim) provided excellent overall service, coordination of the total trip in Morocco and in their choice of Riads (hotels) in Fes and Marrakech. Hakim was particularly helpful and kept us informed at each step of the planning phase, working with us through several iterations

Local drivers arranged by Hakim were on time and courteous. Guides were also very good and informative. One minor delay was resolved promptly by Kimkim and Hakim.

We loved our Morocco trip from the... read more

Kimkim (through Hakim) provided excellent overall service, coordination of the total trip in Morocco and in their choice of Riads (hotels) in Fes and Marrakech. Hakim was particularly helpful and kept us informed at each step of the planning phase, working with us through several iterations

Local drivers arranged by Hakim were on time and courteous. Guides were also very good and informative. One minor delay was resolved promptly by Kimkim and Hakim.

We loved our Morocco trip from the mosque at Casablanca to the overnight stay in the desert and the palaces. And the medinas in Fes and Marrakech. Lovely country with a lot of history. Wish we had more days to also visit the rest of the country.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hello Doc,

First of all, thank you very much for your feedback and your precious words. It's a great pleasure to hear you enjoyed your time and each service I arranged for you all over my beautiful country. Our suppliers will be also very happy to hear your feedback and I'll make sure in person to share it with them.

I will be very happy to have you here again in Morocco with a different plan; my country has too many areas and hidden sites to visit and I'll be very glad to arrange a new amazing experience for you!

Keep safe!

Best,
Hakim

Megan

Exploring Morocco's Cities · Morocco - Feb 4 - Feb 9, 2020

Traveler: Megan G. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Our local specialists Brahim and Hakim were wonderful. We planned our trip very quickly through kimkim and it was seamless. We valued their insight and knowledge of Morocco and recommendations on what was best to do on our short trip. The trip plan was detailed and we had all the vouchers and documents we needed way before departure. Great professional service provided by Orion Trek.

The two guided tours arranged for us in Marrakech and Fes were fantastic. Our guides were very friendly and... read more

Our local specialists Brahim and Hakim were wonderful. We planned our trip very quickly through kimkim and it was seamless. We valued their insight and knowledge of Morocco and recommendations on what was best to do on our short trip. The trip plan was detailed and we had all the vouchers and documents we needed way before departure. Great professional service provided by Orion Trek.

The two guided tours arranged for us in Marrakech and Fes were fantastic. Our guides were very friendly and their eye for detail and knowledge of the places we visited was very impressive. We were asked what we wanted to see by our guide in Marrakech, and we visited the secret garden and Bahia Palace. These were really a highlight! Having a guide is definitely the best way to discover the medinas. You really need someone who knows the streets and history to get the best from your time there. We would have been lost without our guides.
We were blown away by the accommodations selected for us. The Riad's were all beautiful and in great locations so it was super easy to explore the cities after our tours. The staff were all very welcoming and enabled us to feel comfortable. They informed us where to take a taxi and gave us maps and personal recommendations of restaurants. We are both vegetarian and we enjoyed the breakfast provided at each Riad. We wouldn't have found such amazing Riads without the help of a local specialist.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Megan,

Thank you very much for the time you dedicated to write and share this very priceless feedback with us. It had been a great honor for us to work on and organize your tour; I am happy to hear that you have had a pleasant trip to my beautiful country. All our providers are going to be honored by receiving your comments which helps them to keep improving their services and guarantee our travelers' satisfaction.

I hope to see you again in Morocco with a different program and a new experience because I still have lots of ideas for you :)

All the best,
Hakim

Five days in majestic Morocco · Morocco - Feb 4 - Feb 9, 2020

Traveler: Tristan M. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Hakim & Brahim pieced together our trip based on our desired cities and worked it perfectly around the flights we already had booked. Each place we visited was as compelling and engrossing as the next. On the night we arrived, we met at the Riad and it was the most beautiful room I think I've ever stayed in. It had blue marble walls and a shower fir for a king. That evening we ate at a restaurant called Nomad, which had an open upstairs sitting area with really cool views of the city.... read more

Hakim & Brahim pieced together our trip based on our desired cities and worked it perfectly around the flights we already had booked. Each place we visited was as compelling and engrossing as the next. On the night we arrived, we met at the Riad and it was the most beautiful room I think I've ever stayed in. It had blue marble walls and a shower fir for a king. That evening we ate at a restaurant called Nomad, which had an open upstairs sitting area with really cool views of the city. Starting in Marrakech our wonderful guide Hussain led us around the city taking us deep into the cities medina, showing us the beautiful Bahia Palace as well as taking us to the secret gardens. Hussain ended the tour with us at Koutoubia Mosque.

From Marrakech we caught a long train to Fes, it was super easy with no changes and we met some interesting people to share our journey with. In Fes, we caught a taxi to our Riad where we were greeted gracefully with tea and biscuits. The Riad was spectacular and the staff were kind and accommodating. The following morning we started our tour in which the guide took us up to the top of the medina before leading us down to the deepest part at the river basin. Without him we would've been hopeless, the narrow windy streets held many traders and secrets that we would've missed without him. It was unbelievable, I loved it. He led us back up and took us to a cafe for food. In the evening we ate at Cafe Clock which shared some excellent views and delicious food.

From Fes, we caught a bus to Chefchaouen which was full of beautiful views. And then we got to Chefchaouen. I couldn't quite get my head around it at first, it was magnificent. The city is built in the mountains and boasts beautiful blue painted buildings all over the city. We accidentally missed our Riad on the way up through the Medina and found ourselves looking down over the city, not many views quite like it. We met some lovely locals in the evening and found some interesting tourists too! The Riad was super cute too and did a delicious breakfast.

On the final day, our private driver took us to Tangier. The views we had been met with on the way into Chefchaouen, were just as good (perhaps better) on the way out. We passed through Zinat and Tetouan on the way and passed some stunning lakes. On arrival in Tangier, you could immediately tell there was more of European influence on the city with it being so much closer. The sight of the sea was very welcomed for it was the first time we'd seen it while in Morocco. We found our way around the Medina quite easily with it not being too big and found some great places to eat.

My first experience of Morocco has left me desperate for more. A combination of the pure friendliness of the local people, the iconic scenery and superb hospitality has made this my favorite trip. The organization from Hakim & Brahim was so pinpoint that there was never any time for concern, the trip only ever allowed me to enjoy myself. Thank you!

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Tristan,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your detailed feedback with me. You can't imagine the happiness and joy I feel inside my heart after reading it! Please note that it had been a great honor for us to be your local travel specialists taking the best care of your services day by day. These precious feelings you have for our country are very special to us and are the reason why I and my team are always happy to be at your disposal all the time. I am sure all our... read more

Salam Tristan,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your detailed feedback with me. You can't imagine the happiness and joy I feel inside my heart after reading it! Please note that it had been a great honor for us to be your local travel specialists taking the best care of your services day by day. These precious feelings you have for our country are very special to us and are the reason why I and my team are always happy to be at your disposal all the time. I am sure all our providers will be very happy to hear about your story which encourages them to keep their services always on top!

Please keep always in touch and thank you very much once again for spreading the word!

All the best,
Hakim

Very pleased · Morocco - Dec 28 - Jan 15, 2020

Traveler: Laura J. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

We are so pleased we chose Kimkim to organise our Moroccan adventure. Our driver, our accommodation, our itinerary, our guides - everything was incredibly well executed and communicated. We saw tour buses everywhere and were so glad that our trip was customised and local. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend Hakim and his team.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Laura,

I am very happy to hear you loved your stays in my country and your travel experience, so, thank you very much for your feedback. It's priceless to have the chance to read your story and my providers will also be super happy to receive this feedback (Your driver, the Riads ...etc) which encourage them all to keep their excellent service the same without missing that your feedback helps us and our future travellers too to learn and design their trips.

Till next time, I am wishing you all the best.
Hakim

Damian

8 Great days in Morocco! · Morocco - Dec 20 - Dec 28, 2019

Traveler: Damian L. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Overall this was a great trip, from the planning phase to the actual trip and destinations. Brahim the local travel agent was very responsive by email and did a great job in answering all our questions. We had some doubt about the size of the car as we had 3 adults, 2 kids and luggage, but Brahim ensured that the vehicle would be large enough for us. Sure enough it was a 3 row van and very comfortable for the long driving days (max one day was 6.5hrs), with stops of course.

Things to be... read more

Overall this was a great trip, from the planning phase to the actual trip and destinations. Brahim the local travel agent was very responsive by email and did a great job in answering all our questions. We had some doubt about the size of the car as we had 3 adults, 2 kids and luggage, but Brahim ensured that the vehicle would be large enough for us. Sure enough it was a 3 row van and very comfortable for the long driving days (max one day was 6.5hrs), with stops of course.

Things to be aware of:
The riads in Fez and Marrakesh were amazing. These are big cities and accommodations are not an issue, stay in riads if you want an authentic experience.
The hotel in Chefchaouen was sub-par, but we contacted Brahim and he quickly addressed the issues and provided us with an acceptable solution.

All cities, towns and villages were an amazing experience. Special shout out to our driver Amine, who was more than we could ever had hoped for. Polite, great with the kids, knowledgeable and kept us on time every day. Note: the driver and car is a BIG part of this type of trip as you are spending a lot of time in the car, so you really want it to be setup right.

We would use KimKim again in the future for any customized travel plans, their website is very easy to navigate.

Thank you everyone!

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Damian,

Thank you very much for your precious feedback. It has been a great pleasure to plan your trip in Morocco! I am also very happy to hear your driver Amine was superb as expected and for sure he'll be totally satisfied with your feedback :)

I hope to have you again in Morocco with another program to discover the other hidden sites of my country!

Best,
Brahim

Our wonderful Morocco vacation · Morocco - Dec 22 - Dec 31, 2019

Traveler: Shashank N. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

The whole experience was wonderful. First of all, Brahim was very responsive when I was trying to book the vacation. He would get back to me quickly with any questions I had. And he kept me in the loop throughout the booking process. Next, I'd like to thank Mohammed, our driver who took great care of us over the entire duration of our trip (10 days). We felt like he was family. In fact, our daughter feel sick during the trip and he took us to the doctor right away and made changes to our... read more

The whole experience was wonderful. First of all, Brahim was very responsive when I was trying to book the vacation. He would get back to me quickly with any questions I had. And he kept me in the loop throughout the booking process. Next, I'd like to thank Mohammed, our driver who took great care of us over the entire duration of our trip (10 days). We felt like he was family. In fact, our daughter feel sick during the trip and he took us to the doctor right away and made changes to our itinerary to accommodate us. He was very friendly, polite and respectful. I would whole heartedly recommend them to anyone traveling to Morocco. And oh, Morocco is a beautiful country.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Shashank,
Thank you very much for taking the necessary time to write such precious and valuable feedback! It has been a great pleasure for me planning this amazing trip for you and having you in my beautiful country. I will make sure to share your priceless words with my providers, this will encourage them all to keep their excellent service with our future trusted travelers!
Again, thank you very much and I hope to see you again in the future with a new experience!
Best,
Brahim

Jane

13 days of wonder in Morocco - a fabulous trip and country to visit · Morocco - Dec 26 - Jan 7, 2020

Traveler: Jane M. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

I have just returned from 13 trip to Morocco with my 2 adult children. Brahmin, our consultant, worked out an excellent itinerary from our wishlist, which gave us many experiences of the diversity that is Morocco. Accommodation in small hotels and riads was excellent. Our driver, Rachid, deserves special mention. His extraordinary care and attention meant that everything went smoothly. In the many hours we spent together in the (very comfortable) car, Rachid was generous in sharing his... read more

I have just returned from 13 trip to Morocco with my 2 adult children. Brahmin, our consultant, worked out an excellent itinerary from our wishlist, which gave us many experiences of the diversity that is Morocco. Accommodation in small hotels and riads was excellent. Our driver, Rachid, deserves special mention. His extraordinary care and attention meant that everything went smoothly. In the many hours we spent together in the (very comfortable) car, Rachid was generous in sharing his country's history, stories and modern culture, which made Morocco come alive. I had no real perception of Morocco prior to arriving, but left with a deep appreciation and respect for this wonderful country. Everything was fabulous, and the vast diversity and natural beauty of the regions is astonishing. At all times we felt safe and the Moroccan people are so friendly and welcoming. It is a truly unique country and I cannot recommend visiting Morocco and using these services highly enough.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Jane,

Thank you very much for sharing your great feedback with me and my future travelers. I am very happy to read how deeply you loved your trip and all the services I arranged for you including the company of your driver Rachid who is like a brother to me. Also, It's a great honor to me being here for you to make sure that your wonderful trip is full of priceless surprises. I'll be always here for you whenever you need me.

Cheers,
Brahim

Excellent Multigenerational Experience · Morocco - Dec 26 - Jan 4, 2020

Traveler: Juliana V. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

A trip with teens, grandparents and parents is hard to plan and execute to everyone's satisfaction, but our trip to Morocco with KimKim was enjoyed by all. Brahim worked very hard to provide a mix of activities and destinations to ensure there was something for each member of our party. When complications arose (as they always do when traveling) they were handled immediately by the KimKim team. Our driver, Fouad, was an absolute gem. Full of local information and an all-around huge help. ... read more

A trip with teens, grandparents and parents is hard to plan and execute to everyone's satisfaction, but our trip to Morocco with KimKim was enjoyed by all. Brahim worked very hard to provide a mix of activities and destinations to ensure there was something for each member of our party. When complications arose (as they always do when traveling) they were handled immediately by the KimKim team. Our driver, Fouad, was an absolute gem. Full of local information and an all-around huge help. Our tour guide in Fes, Issam, was one of the best tour guides we've ever had - able to keep a retired historian AND a tired teen engaged for almost 8 hours. Each person had their own highlights - ballooning, cooking class, walking the medinas, but we all thoroughly enjoyed the richness and diversity of the country we explored with KimKim

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Juliana,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your priceless feedback with me. It had been a great honor to be your local travel specialist taking the best care of your services and your family day by day. I really love what my country offer and do to my dear travelers (friends). This feedback and the feelings you have for my country are very precious to me and are the reason why I and my team are here at your disposal all the time. I am sure all my providers will be very... read more

Salam Juliana,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your priceless feedback with me. It had been a great honor to be your local travel specialist taking the best care of your services and your family day by day. I really love what my country offer and do to my dear travelers (friends). This feedback and the feelings you have for my country are very precious to me and are the reason why I and my team are here at your disposal all the time. I am sure all my providers will be very happy to hear about your story which encourages us to keep our services always on top including your driver Fouad & your local guide in Fes Issam!

Please keep always in touch and thank you very much in advance for spreading the word!

All the best,
Brahim

Stephanie

Wonderful intense 13 Day Morocco Trip over Xmas and New Year · Morocco - Dec 24 - Jan 4, 2020

Traveler: Stephanie W. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

My overall experience was great, and what an adventure it was in Morocco! Hakim organized my trip efficiently as I booked rather last minute in mid Nov for a Xmas holiday. Unfortunately he could not book many of the riads I initially wanted to stay in as they were full, but it all worked out fine. 13 days allowed me enough time to get a good sense of the country as I went from Casblanca to Rabat, Chefchaouen, Fez, Merzouga desert, Ouarzazate, the Dades and Draa Valleys, Marrakesh, and... read more

My overall experience was great, and what an adventure it was in Morocco! Hakim organized my trip efficiently as I booked rather last minute in mid Nov for a Xmas holiday. Unfortunately he could not book many of the riads I initially wanted to stay in as they were full, but it all worked out fine. 13 days allowed me enough time to get a good sense of the country as I went from Casblanca to Rabat, Chefchaouen, Fez, Merzouga desert, Ouarzazate, the Dades and Draa Valleys, Marrakesh, and Essaouira. The one thing I did not count on was how many hours we would be on the road. There were 3 days during which we had to travel in the car for 9 hours each day (with breaks included) which is tiring if you are not used to that. However, it was well worth it seeing the amazing and varied landscape. Redouane my driver was outstanding. He was warm, kind and very genuine and helpful, always making sure I was ok. Since I need to eat a lot of fresh vegetables, he even bought some to make a fresh salad for me during the long drives!

I loved the call to prayer everyday rising above the din of the medina. Absolutely love the culture, the history, the people, the food and the fashion. The highlight for me was staying in a tent in the Sahara desert. Nothing like watching the stars and the sunrise from the desert. Since I was traveling alone as a woman I relied on my guides to make sure I could find my way in the winding medinas. I felt safe generally although I did get harrassed slightly by men a few times. In all cases, I simply say 'la shukran' and moved on.

Morocco is a very special place and I would definitely go back again.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Stephanie,

Thank you very much for sharing your feedback and feelings with me about the services I arranged for trip in my beautiful country. It has been a great pleasure designing a great travel experience for you linking all needed services from your local English speaking driver Redouane, who is like a brother to me, to the authentic/traditional accommodations and the local guides.

Please never hesitate to let me know once you have new plans because there are always many hidden sights to discover.

All the best,
Hakim

Guide at Fez was good !Guide at Marrakesh wa... · Morocco - Dec 22 - Dec 30, 2019

Traveler: sunil p. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Guide at Fez was good !
Guide at Marrakesh was disappointing , was always in a rush , would not give time to take pictures as he said he had another group to take . The trip mentioned was 6 hours , he was gone in less than 4 hours and we had to go on our own to the gardens .
Guide At Essaouira was practically not required , all he did was walk around , said a bit and was keen that we ate at one of the places he recommends and the rest apparently was not good . It was obvious that he had... read more

Guide at Fez was good !
Guide at Marrakesh was disappointing , was always in a rush , would not give time to take pictures as he said he had another group to take . The trip mentioned was 6 hours , he was gone in less than 4 hours and we had to go on our own to the gardens .
Guide At Essaouira was practically not required , all he did was walk around , said a bit and was keen that we ate at one of the places he recommends and the rest apparently was not good . It was obvious that he had vested interests .
The overall experience was positive especially the trip to Merzouga . The driver was excellent too .
The trip was well planned .

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Sunil,

Thank you very much for your feedback.
Words are not enough to describe the honour I had being your local agent to take care of your wonderful trip and travel experience in my beautiful Morocco. Please allow me to share your precious remarks with my providers and will seriously take necessary actions to offer better experiences for my future travellers when they are in Marrakech and Essaouira. If you allow me also, I would like to say that it would have been very helpful to me... read more

Salam Sunil,

Thank you very much for your feedback.
Words are not enough to describe the honour I had being your local agent to take care of your wonderful trip and travel experience in my beautiful Morocco. Please allow me to share your precious remarks with my providers and will seriously take necessary actions to offer better experiences for my future travellers when they are in Marrakech and Essaouira. If you allow me also, I would like to say that it would have been very helpful to me and my team to send us these remarks while you are in Morocco or call our office/emergency phone so I can personally call the guides and intervene right-away. On my side, I have send you a check-in email to be sure everything we booked for you is in the good order, but, I have not heard from you which is why I believed all the services are well executed.

Shukran Bzaaf!

All the best,
Hakim

Selene

Marrakech, Essaouira & the Grand Tour of the Sahara Region · Morocco - Sep 27 - Oct 7, 2019

Traveler: Selene C. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Hakim did a wonderful job planning our vacation. He was very responsive to our feedback and worked with us to create an itinerary that suited everyone's needs. A night in the Sahara was a highlight of the trip where we enjoyed a beautiful cloudless night of star gazing. Getting to the Sahara involved a lot of driving so we were happy to have the company of our driver, Said, who brought joy to our long van rides. We got to stop at many attractions along the way to break up the drive. Exploring... read more

Hakim did a wonderful job planning our vacation. He was very responsive to our feedback and worked with us to create an itinerary that suited everyone's needs. A night in the Sahara was a highlight of the trip where we enjoyed a beautiful cloudless night of star gazing. Getting to the Sahara involved a lot of driving so we were happy to have the company of our driver, Said, who brought joy to our long van rides. We got to stop at many attractions along the way to break up the drive. Exploring Ait Benhaddou was tons of fun and I was glad to have stopped to take the studio tour in Ouarzazate (never would have thought to stop there without the help of kimkim). All of our accommodations were lovely, especially Dar Azam in Marrakech - Omar and Sana (employees or Dar Azam) were extremely welcoming.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Selene,
Thank you very much for these precious words! It was my pleasure working with you and arranging your trip to my beautiful country and I will be more than happy to have you here again as there are a lot of things to see and to explore. I will make sure to share your feedback and your beautiful words both Said & the employees at Dar Azam; they will be definitely very happy to read them and this will encourage them to continue their excellent work and service.
Thank you again and see you in the nearest future, Selene!
Best,
Hakim

Susan

An excellent faultless 15 day tour of Morocco · Morocco - Oct 9 - Oct 23, 2019

Traveler: Susan B. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

The trip went extremely well with no problems at all, just as planned. Thanks Hakim. A job well done.
My favourite places were Essaouira for its relaxed and groovy lifestyle, out there on the Atlantic coast. There was none of the harrassing of tourists by vendors that has become so intrusive in Marrakesh. Its a very walkable compact medina and I dint get lost. Greta map provided by the hotel. And my other favourite was Chefchouen. Every where you looked was fascinating, like Venice. Every... read more

The trip went extremely well with no problems at all, just as planned. Thanks Hakim. A job well done.
My favourite places were Essaouira for its relaxed and groovy lifestyle, out there on the Atlantic coast. There was none of the harrassing of tourists by vendors that has become so intrusive in Marrakesh. Its a very walkable compact medina and I dint get lost. Greta map provided by the hotel. And my other favourite was Chefchouen. Every where you looked was fascinating, like Venice. Every turn was another photo opportunity. So pretty with the blue walls and the handcrafts displayed against them and no harrassment by vendors. Just delightful.
I especially appreciated the female tour guides as there is a conspicuous lack of presence of women in Morocco so these younger , highly educated women were such a delight to meet. Fatima in Fes and Bushra in Meknes. They were professional, kind and so interesting. They are the ambassadors for women in Morocco.
Thank you again, Sue and Ari.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Sue and Ari,
Thank you very much for taking the necessary time to write such precious and valuable feedback! It has been a great pleasure for me planning this amazing trip for you and having you in my beautiful country. I will make sure to share your priceless words with my providers, this will encourage them all to keep their excellent service with my future trusted travelers!
Again, thank you very much and I hope to see you again in the future with a new experience!
Best,
Hakim

Our driver Salim was a friendly, · Morocco - Oct 1 - Oct 11, 2019

Traveler: Christine M. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Our driver Salim was a friendly, capable and patient man who took care of our needs and always had a smile.

We enjoyed staying in the variety of accommodations like the tent in the dessert, the rooms built into the rock at Todra Gorge and the lovely Riads.

We also enjoyed the great variety of activities and things to see such as beautiful buildings, amazing scenery, ancient Roman ruins and bustling Medinas and souks. The cooking day was fun.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Christine,

I hope you are doing very well.

Please allow me to thank you very much for taking the necessary time to share your valuable feedback with me, and I am very happy to read that you have enjoyed your trip and loved your stay throughout the country. Personally I was surprised by receiving 3.5 stars out of 5 only because I could not read anything negative in your feedback which makes me wonder what went wrong on the trip, especially that Mr. Graham Rock, who was traveling with... read more

Salam Christine,

I hope you are doing very well.

Please allow me to thank you very much for taking the necessary time to share your valuable feedback with me, and I am very happy to read that you have enjoyed your trip and loved your stay throughout the country. Personally I was surprised by receiving 3.5 stars out of 5 only because I could not read anything negative in your feedback which makes me wonder what went wrong on the trip, especially that Mr. Graham Rock, who was traveling with you in the same group, noted the trip with 5 stars.

Last but not least, I know that personal feelings may differ, but, I wished I could have had the chance to know what you did not like so I can make sure I fixed it for you right away because your satisfaction is very important the same as all the group.

Wishing you all the best & I hope to have the chance to book your next trip to Morocco,

All the best,
Brahim

North morocco best · Morocco - Oct 6 - Oct 15, 2019

Traveler: Maleeha I. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Our 10-day trip to Morocco was amazing! My husband and I went to Spain for a week afterwards, but throughout we still could not get over how amazing our trip to Morocco with kimkim was! From start to finish, all the people we encountered in this process were very helpful, kind and informative! We love learning about the cultures we encounter while traveling and all our local guides (Hasan in Fes, Amin in Marrakesh), and especially our amazing driver, Mohamed, really helped us feel immersed in... read more

Our 10-day trip to Morocco was amazing! My husband and I went to Spain for a week afterwards, but throughout we still could not get over how amazing our trip to Morocco with kimkim was! From start to finish, all the people we encountered in this process were very helpful, kind and informative! We love learning about the cultures we encounter while traveling and all our local guides (Hasan in Fes, Amin in Marrakesh), and especially our amazing driver, Mohamed, really helped us feel immersed in the beauty and history of Morocco. Talking with Mohamed on the long drives on some days was a great way to pass time, while learning about life in Morocco and even making a new friend! Mohamed was really kind in looking out for my husband and I, explaining things we need to know to be safe and comfortable on our trip. We formed a special connection and appreciation for the country, and hope to one day be able to return.

We loved being able to customize our trip. We absolutely LOVED the night in the Sahara in Merzouga, and actually wish we'd spent 2 nights there. It was absolutely magical! We originally planned to skip that, but Brahim really talked it up, and we're glad we listened. The "glamping" tent there was so comfortable! The only issue (ever slight) we encountered was that we'd asked to skip Valubilis, but it somehow ended up on our itinerary, and so we went and did not care for it too much (as we'd expected), but we could have looked at our itinerary more carefully and have changed that ahead of time. Thank you kimkim--Mohamed and Brahim--for setting up such an unforgettable adventure for us!

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Maleeha,

I am very happy to hear you loved your stay in my country and your travel experience with us, so, thank you very much for your feedback. It's priceless to have the chance to read your story and my providers will also be super happy to receive this feedback (Your driver, the Riads, the guides...etc) which encourage them all to keep their excellent service the same as it helps me and my future travelers too to learn more and design new beautiful trips.

Till next time, I am wishing you all the best,
Brahim

Imperial Cities & Desert Grand Tour - 10 Days · Morocco - Oct 1 - Oct 11, 2019

Traveler: Graham R. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Great experience throughout. Our driver very courteous and he drove safely.
Only comment was the bus had no air conditioning in the front which meant front windows were open much of the time and this reduced the efficiency of the air conditioning in the back.
I would be happy to recommend Kim Kim to any other potential travellers.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Graham,

Thank you very much for your feedback.

It's great to have the chance to read everything and my providers will also be super happy to know about it (Your driver, the Riads, the guides...etc) which encourage them all to keep their excellent service.

I am wishing you all the best,
Brahim

Hannah

Marrakech, Essaouira & the Grand Tour of the Sahara Region · Morocco - Sep 27 - Oct 7, 2019

Traveler: Hannah F. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

Mr. Said was a highlight of the trip, he was approachable, kind, and helpful.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Hannah,

Thank you very much for your feedback! It has been a pleasure for me to arrange such a beautiful trip for you. Said will be very happy with your feedback which I'll make sure to share with him.

I hope to welcome you again in the future with a new trip to discover the other side of my beautiful country which is the north of Morocco!

Best,
Hakim

Imperial Cities & Desert Grand Tour - 10 Days · Morocco - Oct 1 - Oct 11, 2019

Traveler: George N. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

The guides we're mostly fine and the Raids were very good except getting to them was a challenge and they all had a poor bathroom plumbing finishes.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam George,

I hope you are doing great.
I am very happy to receive your precious feedback. Riads indeed need some efforts to reach them because they are in the old Medina which makes them very special to stay at. You can't find them everywhere in Morocco :)

All the best,
Brahim

Trip to Morocco · Morocco - Sep 21 - Sep 28, 2019

Traveler: Steve W. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Stumbled upon Kimkim by chance when trying to search for a quick way to plan our Morocco trip amidst our busy schedules. Brahim was assigned to us very quickly and he was extremely responsive. After a quick chat over the phone, our customised itinerary was available the next day. Brahim answered our questions with great haste, demonstrating a wealth of local knowledge on weather, culture, apparel sensitivities of the different regions etc. The booking process was also swift and easy to use.... read more

Stumbled upon Kimkim by chance when trying to search for a quick way to plan our Morocco trip amidst our busy schedules. Brahim was assigned to us very quickly and he was extremely responsive. After a quick chat over the phone, our customised itinerary was available the next day. Brahim answered our questions with great haste, demonstrating a wealth of local knowledge on weather, culture, apparel sensitivities of the different regions etc. The booking process was also swift and easy to use.

Our trip was made better with our guide and personal driver Rachid. He is professional, guided us on several destinations. He is also a superb photographer and we shared tips on how to take some good shots. It was great having an experienced guide like Rachid.

Overall the Kimkim experience was good. Will certainly engage the platform again for future trips, especially when one is time stricken!

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Steve,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback with me and with my future travelers. Every provider of mine is going to be very happy because we all work as a team to offer my travelers superb experiences accompanied by one of my local English speaking drivers or better say, my local brothers because they really do take care of every traveler of mine as a member of our family :)

I'll always be here for you and a lot more is waiting for you to enjoy my beautiful country.

All the best,
Brahim

Grand Morocco Tour: North to South - 10 Days · Morocco - Sep 26 - Oct 5, 2019

Traveler: Susan L. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Brahim was splendid in helping us organize our trip. Particularly helpful was the tipping guide, that served as our bible throughout the trip. I am glad that he strongly recommended the camel ride in the desert. May I say that we were happy to have missed the sunset ride. Rising at 5 am and seeing the amazing starts, and enjoying the peace and quiet of early morning; plus, having a private ride of just we two with Mustafa our camel driver was amazing, and by far my favorite moment in the... read more

Brahim was splendid in helping us organize our trip. Particularly helpful was the tipping guide, that served as our bible throughout the trip. I am glad that he strongly recommended the camel ride in the desert. May I say that we were happy to have missed the sunset ride. Rising at 5 am and seeing the amazing starts, and enjoying the peace and quiet of early morning; plus, having a private ride of just we two with Mustafa our camel driver was amazing, and by far my favorite moment in the trip.

Our driver, Amine, was wonderful. He was particularly accessible to me, as I speak French, and we became closer when I discovered this. He was helpful and went out of his way to keep us in the loop and lend us a hand at the end of the trip.

Our nature and city guide in Chefchouan, Mohammed, was excellent. Very knowledgeable of the region and solicitous of us all along the way.

Our guide in Fés, Hamed (?) was very good as well. Particularly so when helping us understand bargaining in the souks. We had good discussions with him about the history of the people in this area

Marrakech was interesting - our guide was helpful in getting us into the different sites, but I would have preferred him standing in line ( over an hour) in the mausoleum there, and letting us watch the video of the restauration. We only got to see a bit of that, as we'd spent so much time waiting in line. Again, he was very knowledgeable. By this time we were very tired of the souks, and cut that part short.

Finally, our Berber guide and host was very nice. We were a bit surprised that we did not actually eat with the family. But we were happy, at least, to have been introduced to them.

I understand that the stops at the different cooperatives are meant to break up the long days of driving. However, I feel that the guides /driver did not make it clear whether we should be bargaining or not at the cooperatives. In the souks, it was clear, that bargaining was what was happening. I think it would be helpful to clarify how one pays in cooperatives a bit with the clients.

We loved our hotels with the exception of the Ouarzazate hotel (Riad Bouche d'Or) The room we had smelled of the sewer, and the bed we had to share was very small. Most of the time our rooms had twin beds that were very comfortable. All the hotels were charmingly decorated, but the Chefchouan Riad (Dar Meziana) was just gorgeous, and the Marrakech hotel (Riad l'Heure d'Eté) so comfortable, and the staff there the most helpful of all we encountered.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Susan,

Thank you very much for sharing your great feedback with me. I am very impressed by all these great details you shared with me! What a fabulous travel experience you had in my country! Please note that I am very happy to share everything with my local providers. It's for sure a great honor to us all being here for you and Adrienne to secure this beautiful trip for you. Therefore, I'll be always here for you whenever you need me, and I will make sure my local providers are... read more

Salam Susan,

Thank you very much for sharing your great feedback with me. I am very impressed by all these great details you shared with me! What a fabulous travel experience you had in my country! Please note that I am very happy to share everything with my local providers. It's for sure a great honor to us all being here for you and Adrienne to secure this beautiful trip for you. Therefore, I'll be always here for you whenever you need me, and I will make sure my local providers are informed about the points you mentioned to ensure the necessary improvements are implemented.

All the best,
Brahim

Robin

Morocco · Morocco - Sep 27 - Oct 1, 2019

Traveler: Robin B. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Brahim invested time and effort to fully understand our requirements and put together a 3-day itinerary that took the 2 of us from Marrakech to Fes via the desert. Our driver (Adnane) spoke good English and made sure that we had everything we needed to have a safe and enjoyable trip.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Robin,

Thank you very much for your precious feedback and what a pleasure it was to plan your trip over my beautiful country! I am also happy to hear your driver Adnane was friendly and for sure he'll be totally satisfied with your feedback :)

I hope to have you again in Morocco with another program and with a longer duration to discover the other hidden sites of my beautiful country!

Best,
Hakim on behalf of Brahim

Casablanca to Marrakech: Imperial Cities, Hiking & the Desert - 10 Days For Justin Walker · Morocco - Sep 22 - Oct 1, 2019

Traveler: Caitlin E. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

We had an AMAZING time in Morocco and give all the thanks to KimKim and Brahim for the experience!! Everything was seamless and I never had to worry about anything from the moment we booked to when we left Morocco. Brahim had worked with me on all my asks, getting me everything I wanted in our itinerary and answering any random questions I came up with. Mohammad was our driver and we loved him! I was part of a group of 6 and he picked us up in a large van that was clean and had AC and fit us... read more

We had an AMAZING time in Morocco and give all the thanks to KimKim and Brahim for the experience!! Everything was seamless and I never had to worry about anything from the moment we booked to when we left Morocco. Brahim had worked with me on all my asks, getting me everything I wanted in our itinerary and answering any random questions I came up with. Mohammad was our driver and we loved him! I was part of a group of 6 and he picked us up in a large van that was clean and had AC and fit us all great. He took us everywhere and anywhere we needed to be, made reservations for us at restaurants, called hotels to confirm our arrivals and have someone meet us to take us to our rooms, he was on call if we wanted to go anywhere special and was overall a joy to be around. We were so happy with all the riads we stayed in and the experiences Brahim had booked for us. We happened on one small hiccup in our last stop, and I was honestly so impressed with the customer service, as Brahim called me right away to make sure we were happy and set for the day. After the experience, I would definitely use KimKim again and already looked at other countries they have services in.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Caitlin,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share it with me and all my travelers. What an amazing story to spread all over the world!

Please note that it has been a great honor to be your local travel specialist taking the best care of your services day by day.

These feelings you have toward my country are very precious to me and are the reason why we , as a team, love this job. I am sure all my providers including your driver Mohammad will be very happy to hear about your... read more

Salam Caitlin,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share it with me and all my travelers. What an amazing story to spread all over the world!

Please note that it has been a great honor to be your local travel specialist taking the best care of your services day by day.

These feelings you have toward my country are very precious to me and are the reason why we , as a team, love this job. I am sure all my providers including your driver Mohammad will be very happy to hear about your story which encourages us all to keep our services always on top!

Please keep in touch!

Shukran Bezaaf :)

Casablanca to Marrakech: Imperial Cities, Hiking & the Desert - 10 Days For Nicole Damon · Morocco - Sep 22 - Oct 1, 2019

Traveler: Nicole D. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

We had a great time! Our driver Mohammad was the best. Answered all the questions he could making stops at some very cool places for us to check out.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hey Nicole, thank you very much for your priceless feedback.

WAW! It's really beautiful photos you shared with me and my travelers. I loved them all! I'll keep your driver informed about the feelings you have for him :)

Best regards,
Brahim

Casablanca to Marrakech: Imperial Cities, Hiking & the Desert - 10 Days For Todd Fischer · Morocco - Sep 22 - Oct 1, 2019

Traveler: Todd F. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Our driver, Mohammed, was absolutely fantastic. He was one of the best parts of the trip. We had a great time in Morocco but wish our experience in Marrakech was a bit better. Our tour guide was okay but we walked for most of the tour instead of seeing places of interest. It would have been better if we hadn’t walked through the worst places of the city. When we left early, Brahim called to make sure we were happy. The customer service was unexpected and unprecedented. Overall, our favorite... read more

Our driver, Mohammed, was absolutely fantastic. He was one of the best parts of the trip. We had a great time in Morocco but wish our experience in Marrakech was a bit better. Our tour guide was okay but we walked for most of the tour instead of seeing places of interest. It would have been better if we hadn’t walked through the worst places of the city. When we left early, Brahim called to make sure we were happy. The customer service was unexpected and unprecedented. Overall, our favorite city was Chechaouen, the blue city. It was gorgeous and the people were super nice. Our experience with KimKim far exceeded our expectations and we will 100% use them again.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Todd,

It has been a great honor to be in charge of your special trip, and I am very happy to hear that you loved your experience exploring everything Morocco offers to its guests. Also, your driver Mohamed will be super happy to receive your precious feedback. He is like a brother to me.

Please never hesitate to keep me informed once you have new plans for my country; there are always new experiences awaiting you. In the meantime, please note that I have discussed your feelings about the Marrakech tour with my provider for any necessary improvements.

All the best,
Brahim

Siva Kumar

Grand Morocco Tour: North to South - 10 Days · Morocco - Sep 6 - Sep 15, 2019

Traveler: Siva Kumar P. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

We (Siva & Spouse) returned back to India last night after a great trip to Morocco. We are realize that we would have missed a great opportunity, had we not made this visit to Morocco.

The planning and suggestions were SUPERB. Well coordinated. Service support has been excellent.

The vehicle, driver and the accommodation suggestions were simply great.

Overall, we have returned back with lot of satisfaction and great feelings about the country and people of the country.

Hats Off to... read more

We (Siva & Spouse) returned back to India last night after a great trip to Morocco. We are realize that we would have missed a great opportunity, had we not made this visit to Morocco.

The planning and suggestions were SUPERB. Well coordinated. Service support has been excellent.

The vehicle, driver and the accommodation suggestions were simply great.

Overall, we have returned back with lot of satisfaction and great feelings about the country and people of the country.

Hats Off to Mohammad! Great Human Being and We established a fantastic relationship with him.

Thanks Brahim.

Salam!
Siva

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Siva,

Thank you very much for your warm feedback.
Words are not enough to describe the honor I had by being your local agent to take care of your wonderful trip and travel experience in my beautiful Morocco. I'll always be here for you again and for all your family and friends/colleagues. Together we are going to design another lovely dream for you next time you come to visit my country.

Shukran Bzaaf!

All the best,
Brahim

a bit of everything · Morocco - Aug 18 - Aug 26, 2019

Traveler: mirsini t. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Working with Brahim was a wonderful experience from beginning to end. I travelled with friends as well as my 9 year old children and he addressed all my concerns. He was attentive and responsive and we got everything we were looking for.. Brahim answered all of our concerns about traveling throughout Morocco and developed an itinerary that catered to our needs taking into account that we were traveling with children. Our 9-day trip was filled with adventure including Morocco’s famous blue... read more

Working with Brahim was a wonderful experience from beginning to end. I travelled with friends as well as my 9 year old children and he addressed all my concerns. He was attentive and responsive and we got everything we were looking for.. Brahim answered all of our concerns about traveling throughout Morocco and developed an itinerary that catered to our needs taking into account that we were traveling with children. Our 9-day trip was filled with adventure including Morocco’s famous blue city, Chefchaouen, nestled in the hills, Historical Fez with a great guide who helped us navigate the bustling maze of the Médina, Ifrane the Switzerland of Morocco with inquisitive monkeys who loved taking peanuts out of our hands, a guided tour of the Sahara and sleeping under the milky way, the Todgha Gorge which reminds you of parts of the Grand Canyon and the most scenic drive over the Atlas Mountains! The trip was fantastic - Great hotels, awesome excursions and wonderful taste for local food and culture. Our driver was awesome! One of my kids wanted to stay behind with his family! Our trip to Morocco was a breathtaking adventure from beginning to end and Brahim made this dream a reality!

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Mirsini,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your priceless feedback with me and with my future travelers. It's a great opportunity to either of us to read about your trip and to feel the love and memories you have for my beautiful country accompanied by your local English speaking driver to whom I will forward this feedback to. Each driver I select for my travelers is very happy to help them learn too much about the local life, people and traditions in addition to being... read more

Salam Mirsini,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your priceless feedback with me and with my future travelers. It's a great opportunity to either of us to read about your trip and to feel the love and memories you have for my beautiful country accompanied by your local English speaking driver to whom I will forward this feedback to. Each driver I select for my travelers is very happy to help them learn too much about the local life, people and traditions in addition to being at their disposal to maximize the value of their time in Morocco.

I am very happy you could make many photos which are great memories to share with your family, friends, and colleagues. I'll always be at your services and please note that it has been a great honor for me being here as your local travel consultant. Each time we got in touch, I felt like we are traveling together which is a great feeling I appreciate deeply in my heart because as much as I love my country, I love more what it does offer to my travelers.

Until next time :)

All the best,
Brahim

Trip to Morocco · Morocco - Jul 24 - Aug 5, 2019

Traveler: Michael S. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Brahim was really great to work with. He made planning this trip really easy.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Michael,

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your precious feedback with me. It has been a great honor for me, my team and also my providers to welcome you to Morocco and ensure you have had a superb trip.

Please note that I'll always be here for you whenever you decide to come and visit us again!

All the best,
Brahim

Trip to Morocco · Morocco - Aug 7 - Aug 12, 2019

Traveler: Laura T. - Local specialist: Hakim ALIBOUCHE

We very much enjoyed our trip. The planning process as well as getting around from place to place were all very easy, thanks to the arrangements that were made for us. I love that we were taken to all the places we wanted to go, including high quality restaurants, without having to do the planning ourselves. However, I don't think we were quite prepared for the amount of driving that the trip entailed, which definitely wore us out. It would have been nice if the team were a little more... read more

We very much enjoyed our trip. The planning process as well as getting around from place to place were all very easy, thanks to the arrangements that were made for us. I love that we were taken to all the places we wanted to go, including high quality restaurants, without having to do the planning ourselves. However, I don't think we were quite prepared for the amount of driving that the trip entailed, which definitely wore us out. It would have been nice if the team were a little more upfront about how many hours of driving the trip would involve. Also, we were given the luxury tent in the desert, which was separated from all the other travelers. I wish we would have been given the option of the standard tent instead of the luxury tent. The running water in the tent didn't actually work and we didn't use the outlets since we were there for such a short time. I would have preferred to sleep in the standard tent and save the money, had I been given the option. A tour guide at the kasbah also would have been nice, since we didn't really know much about what we were looking at. I do feel we could have done this trip for less money, although all the arrangements were very nice. It would have been overwhelming without the support of kimkim. Overall, we had a great time on our trip and enjoyed the country very much.

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Hakim ALIBOUCHE, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hello Laura,

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such precious feedback. It was my pleasure working and arranging this trip for you and now it's an honor to hear you enjoyed every single moment around the country. I am really proud of what Morocco could offer and do to my dear travelers (friends). This feedback and the feelings you have for my beautiful country are very precious to me and are the reason why my team and I are here at your disposal all the time.

I'll be always here for you especially that there are still more sights to explore and discover!

All the best,
Hakim

History and exotic Morocco · Morocco - Jul 29 - Aug 4, 2019

Traveler: Catherine V. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

My husband and I were celebrating several special occasions this year, one being our 25th wedding anniversary and so we decided to do something wonderful to celebrate. That’s how we thought of adding a trip to Morocco to our OS holiday. We are so pleased we did as it was an amazing experience!
Brahim went out of his way to produce a comprehensive travel package, suited to our budget and including as many local sites as possible in the allotted time. Adnane, our driver collected us from our... read more

My husband and I were celebrating several special occasions this year, one being our 25th wedding anniversary and so we decided to do something wonderful to celebrate. That’s how we thought of adding a trip to Morocco to our OS holiday. We are so pleased we did as it was an amazing experience!
Brahim went out of his way to produce a comprehensive travel package, suited to our budget and including as many local sites as possible in the allotted time. Adnane, our driver collected us from our Riad in Tanger on time and spoke perfect English so we were instantly relieved and reassured about the trip ahead. We first went to Chefchaouen which was several hours away but as the scenery changed with the climb up the mountains and Adnane provided many interesting commentary the time flew. This turned out to be how the rest of our trip would go as Adnane would not only assure our safe arrival at each destination he also endeavoured to educate, entertain and attend to our comfort/needs at all times. Our guide in Chefchaouen, Abdul, was a local gentleman who walked us through the old Médina pointing out interesting buildings or facts, so we passed a very relaxing and enjoyable afternoon in Chefchaouen. The following day we went to Fes but stopped first at the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. Our guide in Fes, Hafid greeted us and showed us the restaurant he had suggested for us to enjoy dinner that evening. It was perfect!
Our tour of the Médina the following day was an extraordinary experience. It would have been impossible to navigate the labyrinthine corridors without the help of Hafid who not only knew his way around but also every second stall owner, or so it seemed!
From Fes we went to Rabat, the capital of Morocco, then the following day to Casablanca and finally Marrakesh. We saw the third largest mosque in the world at Casablanca, the amazing Hussein II and then also what looked to be the worlds largest outdoor swimming pool we’d ever seen!
This was truly an amazing trip and one filled with fantastic memories and we must thank Brahim and Adnane for making it happen for us.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Catherine,

Thank you very much for taking the necessary time to share your trip's feedback with me and with my travelers. I am extremely happy to read about your travel experience and to feel your love to each day, service, and also the warm feelings you get back home with from the local people. Each one of my local providers has been informed right away which is a great step in building a superb relationship together especially that they have a critical role in achieving the best... read more

Salam Catherine,

Thank you very much for taking the necessary time to share your trip's feedback with me and with my travelers. I am extremely happy to read about your travel experience and to feel your love to each day, service, and also the warm feelings you get back home with from the local people. Each one of my local providers has been informed right away which is a great step in building a superb relationship together especially that they have a critical role in achieving the best lifetime experience for my travelers. The employees and their bosses are always super happy to receive feedbacks :)

Last but not least, please allow me to thank you, again, from the bottom of my heart for joining our trusted community and for your priceless recommendations. I am inviting you to think about your next trip to Morocco soon! Together we can plan another unique dream for you :)

I am always at your disposal,
Brahim

Marrakech & Grand Tour of the Sahara Desert - 6 Days · Morocco - Jul 26 - Aug 2, 2019

Traveler: Elizabeth S. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

The kimkim Team did such a great job planning our honeymoon trip! Brahim was very much on top of things, super organized and responsive. He sent me all necessary information ahead of time and curated a tour that matched exactly what we wanted. Communication and planning was absolutely flawless.

Our tour guide and driver, Mohammad was such a joy to spend time with, we couldn't have asked for a better guide. We spent about 4 days with him and he was super knowledgeable about everything we... read more

The kimkim Team did such a great job planning our honeymoon trip! Brahim was very much on top of things, super organized and responsive. He sent me all necessary information ahead of time and curated a tour that matched exactly what we wanted. Communication and planning was absolutely flawless.

Our tour guide and driver, Mohammad was such a joy to spend time with, we couldn't have asked for a better guide. We spent about 4 days with him and he was super knowledgeable about everything we visited and knew all the great restaurants to take us. He was very enjoyable to speak with during our trip and extremely accommodating.

Our honeymoon trip could not have been better - we toured museums, we drove through the beautiful Atlas Mountains, we rode camels and slept underneath the Milky Way in the Sahara Desert! Our time in Morocco was a success thanks to the kimkim Team, Brahim and Mohammad!

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Elizabeth,

Thank you very much for sharing your feedback with me.

Please allow me to say that it has been a great honor to be in charge of all your services, and I am very happy to hear that you loved your honeymoon experience in my country. Your driver Mohammed will also be super happy to hear about it. He is a brother to me, and I am always proud of him.

Please never hesitate to keep me informed once you have new plans for my country; there are always new experiences awaiting you.

All the best,
Brahim

History, Traditions & Golf In Marrakech · Morocco - Jul 31 - Aug 5, 2019

Traveler: kevin p. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Brahim was amazing. Everything that we discussed was delivered without problems. Drivers were courteous and punctual. I would have no hesitation in booking with him again. Kevin Pyle

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Thank you very much, Kevin, for sharing your priceless feedback with me and my future travelers. It's a great honor to know you loved my services and my country. I'll be here always for you especially that there are still more sights to explore and discover :-)

All the best,
Brahim

Moroccan Cities of the North - 5 Days · Morocco - Jul 28 - Aug 2, 2019

Traveler: Shah S. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

1. Pre-travel - fantastic
2. Arrival - we were conned by the money changer (Global Exchange at the airport) - to purchase a debit card (cost 299 MAD - non-refundable) - for safety reason - the lady try to push us to buy 4 cards (one each) - which luckily we declined but still lost 299 MAD for the useless card.
3. Muhammad Ruzaidi dropped out his wallet from the Airport door to the car.
Casablanca - Meknes- Fes - OK - expensive lunch.
4. 2 nights at Riad Norma - OK
5. Riad Norma itself - the... read more

1. Pre-travel - fantastic
2. Arrival - we were conned by the money changer (Global Exchange at the airport) - to purchase a debit card (cost 299 MAD - non-refundable) - for safety reason - the lady try to push us to buy 4 cards (one each) - which luckily we declined but still lost 299 MAD for the useless card.
3. Muhammad Ruzaidi dropped out his wallet from the Airport door to the car.
Casablanca - Meknes- Fes - OK - expensive lunch.
4. 2 nights at Riad Norma - OK
5. Riad Norma itself - the room is old and musty with stale potpourri smell - would rather have a neutral smell in the room. Mdm Monique and her staff were very attentive though. Overall, very personal experience with super extensive breakfast.
6. Fes day tour - OK expensive lunch.
7. Fes to Chefchaouen - stop by at Volubilis - OK
8. Chefchaouen - optional guided tour - OK
9. Chefchaouen - one night stay at a very nice Riad Cherifa ( even though not as personal as Riad Norma) and nice breakfast.
10. Chefchaouen to Rabat - nice reasonably priced lunch at Mister Rotisserie. Rabat city tour - OK
11. Rabat to Casablanca - Casablanca city tour - OK
12. Stay at Odyssee Center Hotel - nice (relatively small) room - they were nice enough providing us with packed breakfast since we checked out at 6am. The front desk was not able to release the blocked 3000MAD fund from my Visa due to bad internet connection. As a result 3000MAD was deducted from my card - yet to get the reimbursement from them.
12. Casablanca to Airport - OK

Overall:
1. Driver - Muhammad - fantastic - punctual all the time and the van was very comfortable.
2. Overall food is quite pricey
3. Get back the missing wallet at the airport (fantastic - very amanah!)
4. Good support from kimkim

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Shah,

Thank you very much for your detailed feedback and precious comments. It has been a great honor to support you before, during and after your trip. I always look forward to receiving reviews from my travelers especially that it's a great occasion to learn a lot from all the experiences.

For the exchange offices, I have sent you two different documents before your arrival; in our travel document "Information package", we have mentioned clearly a section about "Money" on page 5... read more

Salam Shah,

Thank you very much for your detailed feedback and precious comments. It has been a great honor to support you before, during and after your trip. I always look forward to receiving reviews from my travelers especially that it's a great occasion to learn a lot from all the experiences.

For the exchange offices, I have sent you two different documents before your arrival; in our travel document "Information package", we have mentioned clearly a section about "Money" on page 5 where we specifically noted the following: It may happen that you are offered a credit card (in dirham) at the currency exchange offices at the airport upon your arrival (extra fees charged). It's NOT mandatory, so we advise you to not take it if you do not want to.

This note has been added after receiving a note from one of my travelers as well. It's always the best to hear from all the travelers and this way we make sure all our notes are very effective. The remarks and comments you mentioned above are all being forwarded to my providers to ensure regular checks and improvements.

Regarding the 3000MAD which was deducted from your card, as I have already mentioned via WhatsApp, the hotel front desk confirmed that the operation was successfully done. The refund may take from 3 to 15 days. We advise you to follow up with your bank consultant as well.

Last but not least, please allow me to say that the food budget is hard to control when it comes to optional lunches or dinners. In Morocco, we really have massive choices and restaurants to choose from in the cities and your driver is at your disposal to stop at any restaurant of your choice.

I hope to have the chance to welcome you again because there are many regions to visit still.

All the best,
Brahim

A Moroccan Desert Adventure - 4 Days · Morocco - Jul 21 - Jul 26, 2019

Traveler: Luisela R. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Our whole trip in Morocco was amazing thanks to Brahim and his team. They made our dreams a reality. Our driver Mohamed was amazing. He always made sure to always be on time and made sure we were safe. They made a good choice in hotels and some of the tour guides were very knowledgeable. Over all our whole experience was amazing and definitely recommend anyone who traveling to Morocco to have Kim Kim plan it.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Luisela,

Welcome back home :)

Thank you very much for taking the necessary time to share your trip's feedback with me and with my travelers. I am honored to read you loved Morocco, its people, it's culture and for sure the services I arranged for you. I have no doubts that your driver Mohamed is going to be super happy as well to hear from you and the same for his boss. We all work as a team in order to ensure everything is perfectly arranged. We fully understand you have a short time... read more

Salam Luisela,

Welcome back home :)

Thank you very much for taking the necessary time to share your trip's feedback with me and with my travelers. I am honored to read you loved Morocco, its people, it's culture and for sure the services I arranged for you. I have no doubts that your driver Mohamed is going to be super happy as well to hear from you and the same for his boss. We all work as a team in order to ensure everything is perfectly arranged. We fully understand you have a short time in our beautiful country and we want to make that time unforgettable with lots of beautiful memories. So, stay in touch, we have many other plans for your next trip :)

All the best,
Brahim

Vicky

Morocco in a week · Morocco - Jul 14 - Jul 21, 2019

Traveler: Vicky E. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

We just returned from our trip to Morocco and could not be happier with the service we received from Brahim and KimKim. Brahim was responsive and helped us plan a holiday that combined our interests and his knowledge of the country. We stayed in wonderful riads with enjoyed fantastic hospitality. Our guides were top notch and we now have a new friend, Rachid, who drove us around and became one of our tribe. We are especially grateful to him for his time and enthusiasm. Morocco is an... read more

We just returned from our trip to Morocco and could not be happier with the service we received from Brahim and KimKim. Brahim was responsive and helped us plan a holiday that combined our interests and his knowledge of the country. We stayed in wonderful riads with enjoyed fantastic hospitality. Our guides were top notch and we now have a new friend, Rachid, who drove us around and became one of our tribe. We are especially grateful to him for his time and enthusiasm. Morocco is an amazing country with warm people and impeccable service. I would recommend a trip there and especially would recommend Brahim to handle all the details. He is the best.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Vicky,

Welcome back home :)

Thank you very much for sharing your great feedback with me. I am very happy to read how deeply you loved your trip and all the services I arranged for you. I & my team will always be here for you, your family, your friends, and your colleagues whenever you need us. Your driver Rachid is going to be super happy as well!

All the best,
Brahim

Mark

5 Days in Morocco - 4 Unique Itineraries · Morocco - Jul 13 - Jul 18, 2019

Traveler: Mark G. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

It was my dream to travel to Morocco to see many things, but I did not have time to plan and execute. That is, until I started working with kimkim and Brahim. He helped me plan my trip by asking about my time constraints and preferences. My wife and I went back and forth refining the trip plan and then settled on a six day option where we started in Casablanca and went to Rabat, Chefchaoen, Volubilis, Meknes, and Fez returning to Casablanca. Our reserved stay in boutique hotels was amazing.... read more

It was my dream to travel to Morocco to see many things, but I did not have time to plan and execute. That is, until I started working with kimkim and Brahim. He helped me plan my trip by asking about my time constraints and preferences. My wife and I went back and forth refining the trip plan and then settled on a six day option where we started in Casablanca and went to Rabat, Chefchaoen, Volubilis, Meknes, and Fez returning to Casablanca. Our reserved stay in boutique hotels was amazing. Our driver, Amin, was very helpful and caring, the car was spacious and well airconditioned. All our stays were accompanied by knowledgeable private guides. It was well-spent travel money, the service worth every cent! Thank you very much, Brahim, Amin, and the kimkim team!

Mark and Tina, Chicago, IL, USA.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Mark and Tina,

Thank you very much for the time you dedicated to write this very priceless feedback. It was a great honour for me to work on and organize your tour; I am happy to hear that you have had a pleasant trip in my beautiful country. All my providers are going to be honoured by receiving your comments which helps them to keep improving their services and guarantee every traveller's satisfaction.

I hope to see you again in Morocco with a different program and a new experience... read more

Salam Mark and Tina,

Thank you very much for the time you dedicated to write this very priceless feedback. It was a great honour for me to work on and organize your tour; I am happy to hear that you have had a pleasant trip in my beautiful country. All my providers are going to be honoured by receiving your comments which helps them to keep improving their services and guarantee every traveller's satisfaction.

I hope to see you again in Morocco with a different program and a new experience because I still have a lots of ideas for you; we just need to start planning your next trip early :)

All the best,
Brahim

Trip to Morocco · Morocco - Jun 30 - Jul 6, 2019

Traveler: Elaine B. - Local specialist: Brahim Bourrich

Our guides, Hafid and Osama, were very professional and knowledgeable and spent extra time showing us around the Medinas in Fes and Marrakech. Brahim was excellent in organising the tour for us and was in contact regularly to ensure all was in order. We loved the city of Chefchaoeun and was so glad that it was included in the itinerary.

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Brahim Bourrich, local specialist, responded to this review:

Salam Elaine and Mark,

Thank you very much for sharing your travel experience with me and with my travelers. I am very happy you loved being in my country discovering all the highlights of your trip with my local guides. It's already obvious to me that all my providers will be very happy to hear about your story which encourages us to keep our services always on top!

Please keep always in touch!

Cheers,
Brahim