Please Go Away Experiences:
Magical Morocco with Big 5
Join Please Go Away travel specialist Michelle Master Orr for a one of a kind small luxury group trip to Morocco.
Message from your host: It has been a long time dream of mine to host my clients in a small group tour. I have sent many clients to Morocco, and I am so happy to be able to share the experience with others! I have secured THE TOP guide who will be with us the entire trip. Because the group is so small, this will really have a private tour feel, but with the savings a group brings, the best of both worlds!
Day by Day Itinerary
Leave the United States from your home airport. Bound for Marrakech!
Arrive in Marrakech, You will be met by our airport assistant who will help you through customs and immigration procedures. The group will then be transferred to the Agafay Rocky Desert, only a 45 min drive to enjoy an unforgettable evening of GLAMPING! You can enjoy a sunset camel ride or a buggy ride followed by a private dinner under a Bedouin tent while being entertained by a Gnawa Ban. There will also be a belly dancer, a henna tattoo master, a fire eater, and a woman making bread in a traditional oven!
Accommodation: Luxury Nomadic Tent
Leave Agafay for Marrakech, with a stop in the Atlas Mountains on the way! Here we will stop in Imlil, where you will exchange your car for a mule or go for short hike, the traditional method of transportation in this region and will take a journey of discovery through the fascinating Berber culture. We will enjoy a Berber cooking class in the mountains with a genuine Berber Family in order to experience the local cuisine. After a relaxing lunch, we will transfer to Marrakech.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Enjoy a Full day of sightseeing in Marrakech including The Old Spice Market, El Badii Palace, the Koutoubia Mosque, walk thru the labyrinth streets and alleys of Djemma El Fna Square, the Jewish Melah, and more. In the late afternoon we will enjoy a vintage side car motorcycle ride thru the old medina!
Accommodations for day 3 + 4: Historic Raid at La Sultana Marrakech
Ultra-luxe hideaway in the Médina that perfectly reflects the colours and ambience of captivating Marrakech
Marrakech to Fez , today we will be transported via airport on a domestic flight to Fez, where we will be met and transferred to the Riad (flight included in cost). This opulent 18-bedroom-Riad provides refined dining and spacious accommodation, with a salon and library, a rooftop bar, extensive terraces, a traditional hammam and spa, impeccable service and all of this close to the Golden triangle in the ancient medina in Fez. Here you will have the afternoon at your leisure.
Today we will enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Fez including a visits to the old medina, the 14th century Palace Gates of the King, the Jewish Mellah, the Dyers souk of silk, wool, and cotton, the tannery, and much, much, more! We will then have an incredible evening and dinner with Dr. Fatima Rhochi, a Moroccan Professor at Moulay Ismail University where she specializes in higher education, gender studies, and history. She will be able to answer all your questions while you enjoy a wonderful dinner!
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodations for day 5 + 6: Palais Amani in a Jr. Suite
Eighteen rooms and suites set around majestic gardens, a gastronomic restaurant, two licensed bars, a full luxury hammam and massage facilities, and home to the renown Fez Cooking School, Palais Amani is the natural choice for an authentic experience in the best of all things Moroccan.
Today we will drive from Fez to Tamouda Bay, located on the Northwestern coast of Morocco in , our resort is 15 km away from the city of Tetouan and a 45-minute drive from bustling Tangier. En Route we will visit the World Unesco Heritage sight of Volubilis, home to the most well-preserved Roman Ruins. From here it is on to Meknes (also a World Unesco Heritage sight), one of the imperial cities of Morocco.
Today we will enjoy a full day to explore Chefchaouen, the blue gem of Morocco, wearing the blue sky, beautifully perched beneath the raw peaks of the Rif Mountains, once you arrive you will immediately fall for its magic. Here we will visit the Medina, take a short hike up to the Spanish Mosque. This beautiful walk is shaded by cedars and cherry trees.
Today we will have the day at leisure to enjoy the area and the hotel. Positioned between the rugged Rif Mountains and the glistening Mediterranean Sea, Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay resort offers spectacular waterfront views and sublime resort living.
Accommodations for day 7-9: Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay Resort in a Bliss Pool Villa
Located on the northern coast of Morocco this stunning beach retreat in unlike any resort you have ever experienced. This exclusive all-pool villa resort blends romance with exotic Moroccan charm, and provides complete relaxation with its understated Mediterranean vibe.
Today we will transfer to Tangier for some short sightseeing. The Medina here was the playground for America’s legendary Beatnik literary figures such as Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs. We will then continue to the fascinating city of Casablanca where we will visit the magnificent Hassan II Grand Mosque. We will then continue to our hotel in the center of the city.
Departure Day, you will be transferred to the airport for your international home-bound flight.
$8500* Per Person, This is based on Double Occupancy.
Travel Insurance is $706 Per Person, Brochure available on request.
* If you refer a guest on the trip and they book, you will receive a $250 discount off your price.
Daily accommodations as shown in the itinerary
All hotel taxes and service charges ➢ Meals as indicated: (B - Breakfast) (L -Lunch) (D - Dinner)
All hotel / airport transfers and transportation as indicated
All sightseeing and entrance fees as indicated
Porterage on one piece of luggage per person at airports and hotels.
Private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle throughout
English-speaking Licensed National Guide throughout the tour.
Comprehensive assortment of pre-tour materials and amenities
24-hour White Glove Service® guest assistance.
Not included in the tour cost:
Any airfares unless specified under inclusions.
Any airport taxes (All taxes are government imposed and subject to change without notice).
Passport and visa fees.
Excess baggage or shipping charges.
Items of personal nature such as gratuities, telephone / fax / internet charges, laundry, beverages, meals and services not specified in the itinerary.
An $850 per person deposit is due at the time of booking. $300 of this deposit is non-refundable.
If you are purchasing trip insurance, it is also due in full at the time of booking, It is non-refundable.
Further timeline and cancellation policy will be reviewed at the time of booking.