Morocco: From Casablanca to Marrakech


Explore Medinas, Mountains & Mouthwatering cuisine

Morocco: From Casablanca to Marrakech


Group | 13 Days | Easy to Moderate Touring
  • An unusually in-depth look into Morocco’s varied culture and landscapes
  • Explore the colorful medinas of Fès and Marrakech
  • Sleep at sensational lodgings, including a Bedouin-style camp in the Sahara
  • Delve into the incredible cuisine, with two highlight dinners and a cooking class
  • Discover the Roman ruins of Volubilis and its still-sparkling mosaics

Brilliantly colorful, culturally compelling, and stunningly diverse, Morocco is a traveler’s dream. European flavors mingle beautifully with African roots. Snowcapped mountains and terraced fields share the landscape with walnut groves, and Saharan dunes. Medinas burst with color and activity not far from relaxing oases. This carefully crafted journey introduces you to Morocco’s unique history, glorious art, striking geography, and aromatic cuisine, revealing our favorite haunts and mint tea-sipping-spots along the way. Nights are spent in remarkable riads and elegant lodgings abounding with the gracious hospitality for which the country is known.

ITINERARY


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Day
1–2

After getting to know Casablanca, we head to Rabat, Meknès, and UNESCO-listed Volubilis, stopping to visit museums, casbahs, palaces, and mosques.

Day
3–5

Fès, Morrocco's cultural and spiritual center, invites us into its pulsing, millennia-old medina, its tannery quarter, and zellij tile workshops Savor Fassi dishes with live music and local wine.

Day
6–7

Journey through the Middle Atlas Mountains to a Bedouin-style camp in the Sahara for camel rides and star-filled skies Khamlia residents share gnaoua music, brought by slaves on trading caravans.

Day
8–9

We visit the palm oasis of Skoura and Ouarzazate, home to Atlas Film Studios and the mud-brick city of Aït Benhaddou, before continuing to Taroudant.

Day
10–13

Pass tree-climbing goats en route to Marrakech, where we delve into lively souks, a vast bazaar, and fabled Djemaa el Fna Enjoy a private art collection and cooking class Depart from Casablanca.

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Meet Your Guide

Lahcen Zaaim

Lahcen hails from a small Berber village in southern Morocco. He received his B.A. in English and Literature in 1994 and has been a national guide since 2007. Before becoming a guide, he worked for nine years as a health assistant; he also holds an International Black Belt in Taekwondo. Lahcen’s extended family still lives in Morocco’s desert.

GeoEx Morocco Trip Leader Lahcen Zaaim

Dates & Prices


Dates

4/9/19 – 4/21/19  

9/15/19 – 9/27/19  

Pricing

2018 Group Trip: From $9250 per person
Single Supplement: $2300


2019 Group Trip: From $9885 per person
Single Supplement: $2680

Inclusions:

  • Expertise of GeoEx’s travel specialists
  • Services of GeoEx’s in-house air reservations team
  • All accommodations
  • All ground transportation and airport transfers
  • Sightseeing, events, visits, and entrance fees
  • Most meals
  • Bottled water at included meals and while sightseeing
  • Services of a GeoEx trip leader, local guides, drivers, and other staff
  • Some gratuities
  • Emergency evacuation services and secondary medical expense insurance

A Journey Built Just For You

Take customization to the next level on a journey fully tailored to you. GeoEx's destination specialists will gladly tailor this existing itinerary—or build one completely from scratch—to suit your style, interests, and time frame. Contact us to see what's possible.

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