Morocco: Legendary Cities and the Sahara

  • Trip Type: Land
  • 10 Days | Casablanca to Fez
  • Group Size: Max 25

National Geographic Experts


A National Geographic expert will accompany each departure to share insights and a rare behind-the-scenes perspective. Listed below are some of the experts and the departure date(s) they will be joining.

Chloé Capel

Chloé Capel is a field archaeologist who specializes in the medieval history of northern and western Africa. She earned her Ph.D. in medieval archaeology from the Sorbonne University in Paris, and has been a lecturer in Islamic Arts at Paris's Ecole du Louvre for ten years. Chloé has taken part in archaeological expeditions across the Sahara in Egypt, Mauritania, Ethiopia, and Niger. She currently works in Morocco, where she participates in several ongoing archaeological projects, including excavations in the caravan city of Sijilmassa. She also co-directs the archaeological excavations of Aghmat, which was a powerful and thriving medieval city located close to present-day Marrakech.

Departure Dates
  • Mar 17 - 28, 2018
  • Oct 06 - 17, 2018

David Silverberg
Geologist, Conservationist, Geographer

David Scott Silverberg is a geographer working on conservation projects spanning six continents. His mix of exploration, research, and digital photo-video storytelling has been popular with National Geographic travelers for many years. A National Geographic grantee and a fellow of both the Royal Geographical Society and the Royal Asia Society, David was the executive science director at Earthwatch Institute, set up and managed Boston University environmental field research programs in British Columbia and eastern Africa, and was a founding White House staff member for AmeriCorps. David has worked in more than 100 countries, manages the Environmental Learning Institute, and teaches at several international universities.

Departure Dates
  • Apr 14 - 25, 2018
  • Oct 27 - Nov 07, 2018