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Morocco Culinary Tour

Duration
7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,053

Moroccan cuisine is rated amongst the best in the world. Stay in typical Moroccan Riads sampling the ingredients integral to the culinary variety of this exceptional culture.


Travel with the chef to Morocco. Our itinerary brings together some of Morocco’s greatest travel highlights with the country’s most coveted culinary wonders. Having collected and mastered traditional recipes from around the country for his New York restaurant zitoune, chef Azzeddine Bennouna is now giving you the exclusive opportunity to join him on a vacation to his hometown of Marrakech where you will have an insider’s view on one of the world’s most highly-cherished cuisines.

Moroccan cuisine is rated amongst the best in the world. Stay in a typical Moroccan Riad sampling the ingredients integral to the culinary variety of this exceptional culture.

You'd expect a land full of colourful spice markets to be one of the great food destinations of the world, and Morocco more than rises to the challenge! Spend 7 days in this magnificent country. Included cooking classes will introduce you to traditional techniques and delicious new flavours!
The ancient city of Marrakech is Morocco at its most romantic. A visit to Jemaa El Fna Square offers a stunning array of food and performers, including musicians, snake charmers and fortune tellers. You might also like to try a hammam, a uniquely Moroccan spa treatment.

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Duration
7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 2,053

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Day 1

Arrive Marrakech

Meet and greet at Marrakech airport then transfer to your hotel to relax. Enjoy the rest of the day with a local guide. The tour will begin with the world-famous Jema El Fna Square, which houses an array of food, snake charmers, local musicians, and fortune-tellers, Koutoubia Minaret, the Bahia Palace, the Saadia Tombs the old medina and its souks. Dinner on your own and overnight in Marrakech.

Meal Plan Dinner
Duration6 Nights
Accommodation

Riad Dar Karma

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    Riad Dar Karma



    In the middle of Marrakech's historical center, Dar Karma Riad is an exclusive boutique hotel with 6 rooms (3 suites and 3 singles), and welcomes up to 14 people. With large open patios, housing includes heated swimming pool, hammam, beautiful terraces, and wifi internet.

    In the middle of Marrakech's historical center, Dar Karma Riad is an exclusive boutique hotel with 6 rooms (3 suites and 3 singles), and welcomes up to 14 people. With large open patios, housing includes heated swimming pool, hammam, beautiful terraces, and wifi internet.

    Facilities

    • Internet Access
    • Pool (s)
    • Spa

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Day 2

Marrakech

After breakfast, we will take a trip to a local market, or souk, for grocery shopping. There you will learn to bargain with local merchants, to test the ripeness of fruits and the freshness of spices. Optional lunch will be provided at your riad. Meet at 5pm with the chef to prepare for the class. Cooking demonstration and lesson, followed by dinner. Overnight in the Riad.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner
Day 3

Marrakech - Ouirgane - Marrakech

After breakfast, you will take a day trip to Ouirgane, located about 90 minutes away, on the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. With a gentle winter and a moderate summer, this heart of the Amazigh countryside is ecologically rich. Pictures of the abundant citrus trees, rose gardens. Afternoon cooking class with the locals, we learn about the artisanal dishes made in the Berber villages made during centuries ago before returning to Marrakech for overnight.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Day 4

Marrakech to Ouirgane to Taroudant

You will have free time to explore the city before another guided cooking lesson in the afternoon. Feel free to ask your guide for sightseeing suggestions. Overnight in Marrakech.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner
Day 5

Marrakech-Essaouira-Imintanoute-Marrakech

After breakfast, depart for a day-trip to Essaouira, where you will have free time to explore on your own. Although originally Portuguese, Essaouira was fortified by a French-influenced architect named Vauban, and formed the settling ground for a large Jewish population Essaouira has become the premiere destination for artists and intellectuals. Lunch will be at a local fish restaurant. In the afternoon depart to a Berber center for another cooking class to learn the Amazigh traditional cooking methods. After dinner, return to Marrakech for overnight.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Day 6

Marrakech Free Day

Free day for last minute sightseeing and shopping.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Day 7

Marrakesh airport

After breakfast, we will assist you to Marrakech airport for your return flight.

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

 PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Tours/sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary
  • Services of an experienced driver/guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Porterage
  • 3 cooking classes

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Meals and beverages not specifically indicated in the itinerary
  • Visa fees if applicable 
  • Gratuities 
  • Items of a personal nature

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please enquire.

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