Sarrah Fanny

MOROCCO

Sarrah Fanny
MOROCCO

Spring Break in the Kingdom of Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco is the jewel of North Africa. Hello Escapes has prepared a customized experience for the Millennial traveler. If you want to learn to cook traditional Moroccan dishes, feel the bustle of Berber life, and enjoy some relaxation time in a hammam, this trip is for you! Our experience is curated for open minded Millennials seeking to escape the mundane 9 to 5 life for one week. We will visit the bustling city of Marrakech, home to the soul of Morocco's Berber culture to learn about the history, culture, and life of the locals.

You don’t want to miss this trip. 

OUR CUSTOM Morocco ESCAPE IS AVAILABLE FOR THE LOW INVESTMENT OF $755 AND INCLUDES:

  • Exclusive trip size limited to 14 people to create a more inclusive experience
  • Airport transportation to and from Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK)
  • Double occupancy room in a private, locally owned riad or boutique hotel (you will have your own bed and share a room) 
  • Delicious, local-style breakfast
  • All activities outlined in the itinerary
  • A private Facebook group for getting to know your fellow travelers and staying up-to-date on trip-related information
  • The opportunity of a lifetime to connect with Black Millennials from all over the country

This $755 investment does not include flights, lunches & dinners unless otherwise noted, or alcoholic beverages.

SNAPSHOT

March 12 - Arrive in Marrakech, Cocktail Mixer
March 13 - Marrakech cultural tour + Majorelle Garden
March 14 - Day trip to Essaouira, Morocco
March 15 - Cooking class & spa
March 16 - Free time + camel ride
March 17 - Fly back home
 

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DETAILED ITINERARY

MARCH 12

Fly from the United States into Marrakech (RAK airport.) You'll cross several time zones and depending on where you leave from, you may need to fly out on March 11 and arrive on March 12.

Once you have arrived in Marrakech, you'll enjoy a private transfer from the airport to our locally owned boutique hotel. After settling in, you'll join the group for an introductory cocktail hour at the hotel bar and then be free to enjoy your night.

Included: airport pickup, accommodation, transportation

march 13

It's your first day of adventure! You will start the day with our Moroccan guide taking you to the most important historical, cultural, and Instagrammable sites in the city: Bahia Palace, Saadian Tombs, the old Jewish quarter of Mellah, Koutoubia Mosque and Jemaa el-Fna Square. After lunch, you will tour the gorgeous Ben Youssef Quranic School and some souks in the Medina to shop for things like oils, teas, spices, and authentic leather goods. You will end the day at French designer Yves Saint Laurent's famous Majorelle Garden before heading back to the hotel.

Included: accommodation, breakfast, transportation, entrance fees

march 14

It's time to leave Marrakech behind and discover a completely different Moroccan town. Today you are headed 2.5 hours north to the charming coastal city of Essaouira. On the way, you will visit a women's cooperative where local ladies grow and produce the best argan oil in the world. Essaouira is popular for its fresh seafood and vibrant beats of African music on every corner. Enjoy some free time in the city before you are driven back to Marrakech in the late afternoon.

Included: breakfast, transportation, accommodation

march 15

We're headed to the souks of the old Medina bright and early to pick out fresh, local ingredients for our cooking class. We'll be learning how to make several traditional Moroccan dishes in an old riad in the Medina. The cooking class offers both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options so no need to worry. After eating lunch, we will visit a traditional Hammam (spa) and enjoy a scrub and massage.

Included: breakfast, market visit, cooking class, lunch, massages, transportation, accommodation

march 16

You didn't think you would leave Marrakech without shopping, did you? After breakfast, you will have most of the day to yourself. Feel free to explore the city or relax at your will. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a camel ride in a desert oasis located just outside of the city. Your last evening in Morocco will be for you to enjoy.

Included: breakfast, accommodation, camel ride, transportation to and from oasis)

march 17

Our Escape comes to an end. We'll arrange transportation to the Marrakesh Menara Airport and say our goodbyes.

Included: breakfast, airport transfer

PAYMENT details:

 

Full payment price: $755

  • $50 reservation fee
  • $705 full payment

Payment plan: $850 - $900

  • $50 reservation fee and 
  • 5 monthly payments of $160 ($850 TOTAL) or
  • 10 biweekly payments of $90 ($950 TOTAL)