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January 28 -- February 8, 2020

Moroccan Delights: Culinary & Cultural Tour

$5322

per person in a twin room

Early bird special at $5122 with deposit received by August 6

Daily Itinerary

DAY 0: Monday, January 27, 2020 DEPARTURE from US

Airfare is not included. We will meet at Casablanca Airport on the morning of Tuesday, January 28 depending on your flight arrangements.

DAY 1: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 CASABLANCA, RABAT (B, TEA, D)

Tour the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, drive to Rabat, tea at historic Cafe Maure, Dinner at Dinarjat.

DAY 3: Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Volubulis & Fes (B, L, D)

Drive to Fes. En route, tour extensive Roman ruins at Volobulis, Tajine cooking class at Palais Amani, Fes. 

DAY 4: Thursday, January 30, 2020, FES (TASTING TOUR, B, D)

Full-day guided tour of the Fes Medina with tastings & historical/cultural sites. Visit to Fes artisan workshops. Dinner at Nur in Fes.

DAY 5: Friday, January 31, 2020, BAB OURIKA (B, L, D)

Flight to Marrakech, lunch in Marrakech, drive to Bab Ourika in the Atlas Mountains, stay at riad.

DAY 6: Saturday, February 1, 2020, BAB OURIKA (B, L, D)

Short hike in Imlil, Berber tajine cooking class, afternoon at leisure to enjoy the surroundings.

DAY 7: Sunday, February 2, 2020, ESSAOUIRA (B, L)

Visit Argan oil cooperative, lunch at Domaine Val d'Argan Winery (organic), drive to Essaouira.

DAY 8: Monday, February 3, 2020, ESSAOUIRA (B, D)

Walking tour of Essaouira harbor, medina, and Jewish quarter. Moroccan pastry workshop at Sofitel Golf & Spa, dinner at Cafe Caravane (cabaret).

DAY 9: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 MARRAKECH (B, D)

Morning at leisure to explore Essaouira. Drive to Marrakech. Explore Marrakech on your own, dinner at Dar Rhizlane.

DAY 10: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 MARRAKECH (B, L, D)

Tour Marrakech highlights, spice blends workshop at La Sagesse, lunch at Le Jardin, drive to Agafay Desert for camel ride and dinner in a tent.

DAY 11: Thursday, February 6, 2020 MARRAKECH (B, D)

Hammam (Turkish bath) treatments for half the group at La Maison Arabe, Moroccan-Jewish cooking class, free time for exploring and shopping for the second half of the group.

DAY 12: Friday, February 7, 2020 MARRAKECH (Tasting Tour, GALA Dinner)

Hammam treatments for second group, visit Majorelle Gardens & Yves St. Laurent Museum, visit Djemma El Fna square, horse carriage ride to gala dinner.

DAY 12: Saturday, February 8, 2020 RETURN (B)

Transfer to the airport (Casablanca airport is about 21/2 hour's drive). Departure for home.
Group transfer is included. Individual transfers would be additional.

Food Experiences

  • Breakfast daily
  • 10 dinners including welcome and farewell gala dinner
  • 7 lunches at local restaurants or with cooking class
  • Guided tasting tour in Fes Medina
  • Guided tasting tour in Marrakech Medina
  • Spice blends workshop in Marrakech
  • Tajine cooking class in the Atlas Mountains
  • Tour Argan Oil Women's Cooperative
  • Moroccan pastry workshop in Essaouira
  • Hands-on cooking class at Palais Amani, Fes
  • Hands-on Moroccan-Jewish cooking class at La Maison Arabe, Marrakech
  • Tour Essaouira Fish Market & Harbor
  • Dinner in a tent in the Atlas Mountains
  • Drive to Argan forest to see goats climb the trees to eat the leaves

Other Services Include

  • Chef Aliza as your tour leader and culinary expert
  • 12 nights hotel accommodation, sharing a double room, as shown in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees wherever applicable (museums, historical sites)
  • Minibus with local speaking driver according to the program
  • Outstanding English speaking tour escort throughout
  • Group is limited to 12 participants

Want More Information?

For questions, reservations, and a complete itinerary, visit my contact page or send an email to spice@alizagreen.com