Introduction
For most people, Morocco is a top bucket list destination. Its position as a crossroads of cultures and civilizations for centuries makes it one of the most interesting, engaging and varied places you'll ever explore. From soaring sand dunes to dramatic coastlines and fantastically frenetic market squares— there’s no question why Morocco has been in the top 10 places to travel year after year. And when you explore with Classic Journeys, you're not an average tourist. Following along a meticulously curated journey, you'll see more than just the highlights of Morocco. With your own personal caravan of guides, friends and colleagues in-country, you'll get an immersive look into the generous hospitality and vibrant culture that Morocco is famous for—all the while staying in extraordinary accommodations, from opulent hotels to your own tented encampment!
Itinerary at a glance
DAY 1 -2 - Essaouira
You may recognize the beautiful coastal city of Essaouira as Astapor from HBO’s “Game of Thrones". Learn the secrets and flavors behind tajine, as you cook and enjoy the delicious savory stew and Morocco's national dish. Enjoy a wine tasting in the company of the cellar master at a private estate carpeted in vineyards, olive and Argan trees.

DAY 3 – Desert Encampment
Our friends follow ancient cheese-making traditions to produce a delicious goat’s cheese that they invite you to taste with them. Imagine an encampment of oriental-inspired tents in the most beautiful corner of the Moroccan desert. Arriving on camelback, you'll toast to a fabulous dinner under the stars.

DAY 4-6 - Marrakech
Marrakech's renowned square offers an exhilarating mix of snake charmers, monkey tamers, storytellers, acrobats and other performers. You'll meander with your guide through the souks meeting with local artisans selling traditional Moroccan leather wares, exquisite Berber rugs, hammered copper plates and handmade jewelry. After touring the home of famed fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and his eclectic Majorelle garden - you'll understand why Marrakech is in the midst of an artistic renaissance. You'll also wander through Bahia Palace and the Jewish quarter on your way to Koutoubia mosque.
 
Picture Yourself...
  • Exploring the colorful Medina
  • Wine tasting in Val d'Argan
  • Overnighting in a luxury desert encampment
Morocco—Essaouira to Marrakesh
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6 Days / 5 Nights
Starting Point: Lobby of Hotel, Essaouira

Ending Point: Marrakesh - After breakfast with airport transfer


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Guest Reviews
“Group and guide were great! Diversity of sights excellent. Stay in the tent and camel ride were spectacular.”
Amy D., New York, NY

“Driving through the dunes and riding camels while looking at the scenery seemed surreal and was topped off with live music around a fire and watching shooting stars. It was unlike anything I have ever experienced.”
Bethany B., San Diego, CA

“Wonderful guide and extremely knowledgeable in the local culture and history.”
BJ U., Phoenix, AZ

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Tour Dates & Prices
Tour prices are per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement is only applicable if you are traveling solo and/or have a room to yourself.
TOUR DATES
TOUR PRICES
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
December 1-5, 2018$4798.00$0.00
December 23-28, 2018$3995.00$695.00
December 22-27, 2019$4095.00$695.00


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What's Included
  • Accommodations for 6 days and 5 nights at our favorite luxury boutique hotels
  • Full time experienced guide(s) who are with you throughout the trip, handle behind-the-scenes logistics and are there to help with anything from haggling for a rug to buying a tube of toothpaste
  • Support vehicle(s)
  • Admissions to tastings, historic sites and other scheduled events as noted in the detailed daily itinerary.
  • Gratuities for hotels, meals and baggage
  • Trip literature
  • All land transportation during the trip
• All breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners
Above & Beyond Benefits
  • Invisible Check-In
    When your group arrives, we whisk you and your bags to your room immediately. No waiting – no tipping.
  • Wine on Us
    In many regions, we uncork wonderful local wines at every dinner, compliments of Classic Journeys.
  • Privileged Access Events
    One-of-a-kind access to remarkable people, places and activities arranged just for you.
Morocco—Essaouira to Marrakesh
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6 Days / 5 Nights
The Moroccan climate is very temperate in the late spring and early fall, but it can get quite cold at night in the winter and fall. In March, May and September the temperature averages in the high 60s to low 90s. In November and December the daytime temperature is usually in the middle to high 60s.


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Your trip is free when you organize a Classic Journeys trip with 10 or more travelers (including you).
 
 
Hotels
L'heure Bleue Palais

Like a pearl in an exceptional setting, the Heure Bleue Palais is a house steeped in history at the heart of the bay of the ancient Mogador. This superb riad palace has for word of order the well-being of its guests as a member of Relais and Chateaux.

Scarabeo Camp

Located in the desert of Agafay, your camp’s siting offers stunning 360° views of the Agafay's barren grandeur and beyond to the snow-capped Atlas Mountains.

Sofitel Marrakech Lounge & Spa

This luxurious 5-star retreat is modern Morocco at its glamorous best. The soaring atrium is flooded with light. Rooms are decorated with carved wood and Moorish patterns and have lovely balconies. The property includes a spa, hammam and pool.

Morocco—Essaouira to Marrakesh
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