Footsteps of Hercules, Shadow of Rome

6 Days


SaharaTrek’s 6-Day Footsteps of Hercules, Shadow of Rome tour is a fascinating journey through Morocco’s rich history and mythology. You’ll follow the footsteps of the legendary hero Hercules as you explore the ancient cities and ruins of Morocco.

Your journey will include the Pillars of Hercules, a famous site where Hercules is said to have destroyed a mountain and joined the Atlantic and Mediterranean. From there, you’ll visit the Caves of Hercules, where he is said to have stayed on his way to the Garden of Hesperides in Lixus.

As you move past the mythology, you’ll visit the city of Tingis, now known as Tangier, and explore its rich history and culture. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis, Lixus, and Chella, each with their own unique stories to tell.

The Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are some of the best-preserved in North Africa. The ruins include well-preserved mosaics and Roman baths, giving you a glimpse into life during the Roman Empire. The ruins of Lixus, located on the Atlantic coast, are thought to be the site of one of the earliest Phoenician settlements in North Africa. And the ruins of Chella, located in the heart of Rabat, are a testament to Morocco’s rich history and the many civilizations that have called the country home.

In addition to these historic sites, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore the cities of Fez and Meknes on a guided tour. These cities are known for their stunning architecture, vibrant culture, and bustling markets.

You’ll also visit the Rabat Museum of History and Civilizations, where you can learn more about Morocco’s rich history and culture. From the ancient civilizations that once inhabited the country to the present day, this museum offers a fascinating insight into Morocco’s past and present.

SaharaTrek’s 6-Day Footsteps of Hercules, Shadow of Rome tour is the perfect choice for those who want to explore the rich history and mythology of Morocco. With its blend of guided tours and free time to explore on your own, this tour offers a unique and unforgettable experience.


  • Roman ruins of Volubilis
  • Roman ruins of Linxus
  • Roman ruins of Chella
  • Pillars of Hercules
  • Cave of Hercules
  • Tour of Fez and Meknes
  • Rabat Museum of History and Civilizations
Group Discount Available
From $816.00
/ Traveler
  • On demand
  • Fully customizable
  • Fez (FEZ)
  • Casablanca (CMN)
  • Private transportation in chauffeured sedan or van (depending on group size)
  • No need for WiFi hopping or buying a new SIM card, your transportation has unlimited on-board WiFi
  • Private tours for groups of 2 to 6 (contact us for larger groups)
  • Stay in Boutique Riads (Jr. Suites or Standard Room packages available)
  • 6 breakfasts, 1 dinners
  • Private guided tours be led by an English speaking professional guide. Admissions included
  • Indulge in local delicacies as you explore the city with your guide. A city wide roving buffet that can easily replace a sit-down lunch.
  • Night tour of the Fez medina with the abandoned Glaoui Palace complex, execution square, and the slave market.