Morocco

Morocco

Trip to Morocco · Sat, Sep 19, 2020
Travel Expert Cynthia & Matt Davidson

9 days CASABLANCA to MARRAKECH

From atop towering Moroccan dunes, peer across the sands to watch the sun rise over another North African day. Experience such highlights during a nine-day adventure to the country’s top spots. Discover the fresh cedar forests of the Atlas Mountains, meander the winding lanes of old Marrakech, and explore the dunes of the desert. Meet musicians, Berbers, and artisans, and soak up the exotic beauty of Morocco.

Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah - Stone Arch


What's Included

  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Sahara Dunes & Culture Excursion, Merzouga
  • Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Moroccan Foodie Experience, Marrakech
  • Your G for Good Moment: Meknes Community Lunch, Meknès
  • Arrival transfer
  • Guided city tour of Meknes including the ancient granaries and stables of Moulay Ismail and Bab Mansour
  • Guided visit to Volubilis
  • Guided walking tour of the Fes medina including Medersa Bou Inanya and tanneries
  • Visit Taourirt Kasbah and Aït Ben Haddou
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


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Deposit:

$350.00

Deposit Deadline:

01/31/2020

Pricing Information:

$2319.00/person


Pricing in CAD and is based on double occupancy

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Day 1 Casablanca

Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.


Day 2 Casablanca/Fès (Breakfast)

Drive to the imperial city of Meknès for a guided tour of some of its fascinating sites. Continue on to the ruins of Volubilis, the best-preserved Roman ruins in Morocco. After the ruins it’s off to Fès.


Day 3 Fès (Breakfast | Lunch)

Step back in time and embark on a walking tour of a UNESCO World Heritage Site — the Medina of Fès. Explore winding lanes and alleys to visit the many artisans, tanneries, and shops with an expert local guide. After, enjoy a G Adventures-supported traditional tagine lunch at a cooperative that benefits rural Moroccan women and children. This evening, opt to have dinner and entertainment at a historic riad.


Day 4 Fès/Merzouga (Breakfast | Dinner)

Travel through the Middle Atlas mountains to the Sahara Desert, overnighting in a kasbah-style desert hotel at the edge of the dunes.


Day 5 Merzouga/Tinghir (Breakfast | Dinner)

Explore the Sahara on a thrilling 4×4 dunes tour. Visit the village of Khamliya where you will meet Gnaoua musicians and learn about the history of their music in the Sahara before enjoying a performance. Later, visit local nomads to learn about nomadic life over cups of mint tea in one of their homes. Return to our Auberge then transfer to Tinghir for the evening.


Day 6 Tinghir/Ouarzazate (Breakfast)

Visit Dades Valley then continue along the “Route of 1,000 Kasbahs” with an included visit to Kasbah Taourit. Opt to visit a Berber herbalist in Ouarzazate.


Day 7 Ouarzazate/Marrakech (Breakfast)

Visit Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, then continue to Marrakech. Take some free time to wander this incredible city. Opt to take a historical tour, visit the Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, or wander the souks and shops.


Day 8Marrakech (Breakfast | Lunch)

Visit a historic riad for a hands-on cooking class from a master Moroccan chef and enjoy the lunch that you have prepared. Later this afternoon, enjoy free time to explore Marrakech or visit the bustling markets.


Day 9 Marrakech (Breakfast)

Depart at any time.



What’s Included

Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Sahara Dunes & Culture Excursion, Merzouga


Your Journeys Highlight Moment: Moroccan Foodie Experience, Marrakech


Your G for Good Moment: Mhaya Village Community Lunch, Meknès.


Arrival transfer.


Guided city tour of Meknès including the ancient granaries and stables of Moulay Ismail and Bab Mansour.


Guided tour of Volubilis including visit to Roman ruins.


Guided walking tour of the Fès medina including artisans’ quarters and Fès tannery.


Dades Gorge walk.


Visit Taourirt kasbah and take a tour of Aït Ben Haddou kasbah.


Enjoy free time to explore Marrakech.


All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Meals Included

8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners


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