Highlights & Delights:
Morocco

Fez, Marrakesh, Ourzazate, Erg Chigaga & Casablanca
October 11 - 21, 2023
10 Nights
Starting at $7,992 /person

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5 Home bases
5 Destinations
Activity level
Moderate
Service level
Ultimate
Group size
Max
8
Journey designed by
Mikael Audebert
5 Home bases
5 Destinations
Group size : 8

Accompany us on a journey to Morocco, where you will experience the highlights, delights, and distinctive landscapes the African country presents. Hosted by your in-house team members, enjoy a relaxing and pampered journey at the Royal Hammam Spa, located at selected Marrakech accommodation. Enjoy spicy Moroccan cuisine at one of the local roof-top restaurants overlooking Medina’s scenic views. Delight in a variety of charming and authentic destinations including, Medina of Chefchaouen, Marrakech Medina, and Fez, which are all rich in cultural and religious heritage. Experience sheer exuberance on this transformative journey brought to you by Art in Voyage.

What is Included

Nights
3 nights in Fes

2 nights in Marrakesh

2 nights in Ouarzazate

2 nights in the Sahara Desert

1 night in Casablanca

Meals
10 breakfasts

7 lunches

6 incredible dinners, with wine pairings

Activities
Cooking classes as listed

Private Guided Tours/Walks as listed

Royal Hammam Experience

Camel Rides & Desert Experiences as listed

And More
Services of an Art In Voyage host & a local guide

Private luxury transportation

Private airport transfers

All taxes

Highlights

Diversity Amid Splendor

From the city's Medinas and sun-drenched bazaars to the awe-inspiring deserts and mountain ranges, discover a land adorned with intrigue and diversity. From cities to the desert, soak up Morocco's vibrant atmosphere and revel in the dramatic scenery.

Culture, Food and Wine Awaits

Immerse your senses in a myriad of spices and one of the most diverse cuisines in the world. Indulge in an authentic culinary experience at a Berber traditional kitchen for a hands-on cooking class in Fez. Sample the eclectic Moroccan flavors at the heart of the country.

Itinerary

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner
|The itinerary as presented may need to be modified from time to time to address possible logistical and weather challenges.
The itinerary as presented may need to be modified from time to time to address possible logistical and weather challenges.
Welcome to Fez

Day 1- Welcome to Fez

Day 1 : Welcome to Fez

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Welcome to Fez. Upon arrival, your Art In Voyage hosts meet and take you to your accommodation for the next three nights. Accompany us on an introductory and private walking tour of Fez Medina’s bustling alleyways. In the evening, we will gather for a welcome dinner arranged by our hosts at one of our favorite eateries, where you will enjoy some of the finest Moroccan and Lebanese dishes.

Traditional Cooking Class

Day 2- Traditional Cooking Class

Day 2 : Traditional Cooking Class

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After breakfast, we head to the center of Medina, where we will experience a traditional Moroccan cooking class. En route, we will visit the souk in Fez, where we will select the freshest ingredients. We will then make our way to a traditional Moroccan home or 'Riad,' where you will have the opportunity to acquaint yourself with the subtleties of authentic Moroccan cuisine, led by our private chef. After relishing the lunch made during the lesson, we return to the hotel where you will spend the evening at leisure.

Meknes Winery Day Tour

Day 3- Meknes Winery Day Tour

Day 3 : Meknes Winery Day Tour

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Today, we drive through miles of vineyards and olive groves to Meknes, one of Morocco's four imperial cities. Take this opportunity to discover the region's grand history and expansive souks. In the afternoon, we will visit one of Morocco’s best wineries for a tasting and delicious lunch. Afterward, we make our way back to our hotel in Fez, where some impeccable eateries will be recommended to you by your Art In Voyage hosts.

Fez to Marrakech

Day 4- Fez to Marrakech

Day 4 : Fez to Marrakech

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After breakfast, we travel to a highlight of any Moroccan experience, Marrakech, where we will settle into our accommodation for the next two nights. Relax, with a Royal Hammam Spa-treatment, and end the day by indulging in a delicious traditional dinner, served on the property.

Marrakech Day Tour

Day 5- Marrakech Day Tour

Day 5 : Marrakech Day Tour

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Today, we depart for a private guided walking tour of Marrakech, exploring the bustling city of Medina and discovering the vibrant bazaars and markets. Enjoy traditional music, snake charming, and spontaneous acrobatic performances from the locals. A well-deserved lunch will be held at one of our favorite rooftop restaurants, after which we will return to the hotel for a relaxing dinner.

Marrakesh To Ouarzazate

Day 6- Marrakesh To Ouarzazate

Day 6 : Marrakesh To Ouarzazate

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After a hearty breakfast, we will journey to Ouarzazate, a Morocco travel must, also known as the 'door of the desert.' Here, you will be warmly welcomed to your luxurious hotel for the next two nights.

Full Day Excursions - Ouarzazate

Day 7- Full Day Excursions - Ouarzazate

Day 7 : Full Day Excursions - Ouarzazate

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Today we embark on a full day of excursions and exciting activities. After breakfast, we will depart for one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which has been restored yet maintains its authenticity. Here, you will meet the craftsmen such as potters and ironmongers and enjoy lunch on the edge of Ouarzazate Lake. Your evening will be at leisure.

Private Desert Camp Sakina

Day 8- Private Desert Camp Sakina

Day 8 : Private Desert Camp Sakina

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In keeping with the Art in Voyage tradition, we end our journey on a high note. In the morning, we depart for a lengthy, but beautiful journey towards the edge of Morocco's Sahara Desert. En route, we stop for a picnic spread in an Oasis, and later in the afternoon, we arrive at our private camp for a glamping experience in the desert. A traditional welcome awaits our arrival, after which, we set off for a sunset camel ride in the dunes. A breathtaking night sky approaches, and we wind down the day with an authentic dinner with entertainment.

Erg Chigaga

Day 9- Erg Chigaga

Day 9 : Erg Chigaga

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Breakfast will be served amid an exquisite desert sunrise, after which, your adventure within the diverse landscape will begin. This includes guided walks, light excursions, picnic lunches, sundowners in the dunes, and dinner beneath the desert stars.

Casablanca

Day 10- Casablanca

Day 10 : Casablanca

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After a leisurely morning, we make our way to Ouarzazate airport, where you will be transferred to Casablanca, the largest city in Morocco. Here, you will spend your last night in Morocco at the delightful Four Seasons Hotel, located on the water’s edge.

We Say Farewell

Day 11- We Say Farewell

Day 11 : We Say Farewell

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There is no rush today, seeing as most departing flights are only scheduled for mid-afternoon. Kick-back and indulge in a traditional Spa treatment or we would be happy to assist in arranging a private tour of the world-renowned Casablanca.

Accommodations

Hotel Sahrai

Fes, Morocco

The five-star Hotel Sahrai, designed by the architect and designer Christophe Pillet, enjoys spectacular views of the largest medina in the Arab world, taking in twelve centuries of the city’s history in one fell swoop. With a name meaning ‘magic’ and sublime hillside setting – promising views of minarets and Medina – Hotel Sahrai captivates from the moment you arrive. This airy retreat is a marvel of light and space, bringing together a modern look with a time-honored feel. Inside and out you’ll find traditional Moroccan features, from Taza stonework to Fassi ceramics – alongside crisp interiors and designer furnishings....

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The five-star Hotel Sahrai, designed by the architect and designer Christophe Pillet, enjoys spectacular views of the largest medina in the Arab world, taking in twelve centuries of the city’s history in one fell swoop. With a name meaning ‘magic’ and sublime hillside setting – promising views of minarets and Medina – Hotel Sahrai captivates from the moment you arrive. This airy retreat is a marvel of light and space, bringing together a modern look with a time-honored feel. Inside and out you’ll find traditional Moroccan features, from Taza stonework to Fassi ceramics – alongside crisp interiors and designer furnishings. The star of the hotel is the Givenchy Spa – a blissful place to relax in refined surroundings. Indulge in a muscle-relieving massage on a terrace overlooking Fez, unwind in the Jacuzzi and hammam, then browse the luxury boutique. There’s also an inviting pool with panoramic views. At dinnertime, Hotel Sahrai offers a choice of Moroccan flavors or Parisian gourmet menus. With a hip atmosphere and delicious cocktails served under starry skies, the Rooftop is perfect for ending the day in style.

La Sultana Hotel

Marrakesh

A romantic hideaway within the walled medina of Marrakech and at the beating heart of the kasbah, La Sultana puts you just moments from the royal palaces, museums, and souks of magical Marrakech.
Inside, authentic Moroccan cuisine, rooms, and suites with terraces and an Argan-infused spa are standout features of this boutique retreat. This is a small, luxury hotel that knows how to spoil its guests, especially in the spa. From almonds to dates, prickly pears to Damask roses, the alchemist-like therapists make the most of Morocco’s natural treasures. There’s a Jacuzzi, two hammams and sauna here too – not...

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A romantic hideaway within the walled medina of Marrakech and at the beating heart of the kasbah, La Sultana puts you just moments from the royal palaces, museums, and souks of magical Marrakech.
Inside, authentic Moroccan cuisine, rooms, and suites with terraces and an Argan-infused spa are standout features of this boutique retreat. This is a small, luxury hotel that knows how to spoil its guests, especially in the spa. From almonds to dates, prickly pears to Damask roses, the alchemist-like therapists make the most of Morocco’s natural treasures. There’s a Jacuzzi, two hammams and sauna here too – not to mention candlelit pools. This exotic ambiance carries through to the other spaces in and around La Sultana, especially the treasure box bedrooms. Their high vaulted ceilings, intricately carved woods, marble, and copper echo the hotel’s rich heritage.

Dar Ahlam

Morocco

On the fringes of the Moroccan desert, shaded by the palms, lies Dar Ahlam. Terracotta colored stone meets cerulean skies as this traditional Kasbah cuts an imposing shape across the landscape. Unwind in a haven of manicured lawns and fragrant almond blossom. Or step out into the wilderness of the desert for a night under the stars, where you will soak up the elegant beauty in the privacy of your own luxury tent. The décor changes with the seasons, sumptuous fabrics, and colors bringing the environment to life. Days at Dar Ahlam are long and luxurious. Without the distractions of...

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On the fringes of the Moroccan desert, shaded by the palms, lies Dar Ahlam. Terracotta colored stone meets cerulean skies as this traditional Kasbah cuts an imposing shape across the landscape. Unwind in a haven of manicured lawns and fragrant almond blossom. Or step out into the wilderness of the desert for a night under the stars, where you will soak up the elegant beauty in the privacy of your own luxury tent. The décor changes with the seasons, sumptuous fabrics, and colors bringing the environment to life. Days at Dar Ahlam are long and luxurious. Without the distractions of television and technology, you can really unwind. Instead, indulge in a massage under the olive trees or head off for refreshments by the river. Spend a balmy evening atop the Kasbah, aperitif in hand, before feasting on a freshly prepared supper under the vast sky.

Private Desert Camp Sakina

Morocco

This private luxury desert camp is located 15 minutes from the main camp Erg Chigaga. It is set in an incredible location, miles away from any other camps, and surrounded by dunes. The camp is perfect for a private exclusive getaway as those created by Art In Voyage. Here, there are four en-suite sleeping tents with many relaxing areas and hammocks, as well as picnic areas around the sand dunes. Most of the furniture and amenities found in the luxury tents are proudly handmade in Morocco. Your dinners are served, traditionally, under the stars and around a campfire. Stargazing,...

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This private luxury desert camp is located 15 minutes from the main camp Erg Chigaga. It is set in an incredible location, miles away from any other camps, and surrounded by dunes. The camp is perfect for a private exclusive getaway as those created by Art In Voyage. Here, there are four en-suite sleeping tents with many relaxing areas and hammocks, as well as picnic areas around the sand dunes. Most of the furniture and amenities found in the luxury tents are proudly handmade in Morocco. Your dinners are served, traditionally, under the stars and around a campfire. Stargazing, camel riding and day trips to the local oasis is part of the few things one can find in this ultimate social distancing setting.

Four Seasons Hotel – Casablanca

Casablanca, Morocco

Cool and avant-garde on the beachfront of Morocco’s largest city, Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca enjoys a prestigious resort-style setting with architectural marvels both modern and historic. Just a short distance from the business district and the historic city center. This hotel which opened in late 2015, is part of the master-planned Anfa Place community, combining residential, business, shopping, and entertainment. The 183 guest rooms and suites share a range of dining and recreation amenities in a style that mixes French and Arabic traditions.

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Cool and avant-garde on the beachfront of Morocco’s largest city, Four Seasons Hotel Casablanca enjoys a prestigious resort-style setting with architectural marvels both modern and historic. Just a short distance from the business district and the historic city center. This hotel which opened in late 2015, is part of the master-planned Anfa Place community, combining residential, business, shopping, and entertainment. The 183 guest rooms and suites share a range of dining and recreation amenities in a style that mixes French and Arabic traditions.

Your Hosts

Mikael Audebert
Mikael Audebert
Founder & CEO
Creative Director
Crystal Hochman
Crystal Hochman
Host & Wellness Coach

On Offer

Deluxe room | Fes
Deluxe room | Fes
Riad room | Marrakech
Riad room | Marrakech
Deluxe room | Casablanca
Deluxe room | Casablanca

Deluxe Package

$7,992 /person
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $1,250/person
Final balance due: 90 days before departure
Junior Suite | Fes
Junior Suite | Fes
Deluxe Suite | Marrakech
Deluxe Suite | Marrakech
Superior suite | Ourzazate
Superior suite | Ourzazate

Suite Package

$8,934 /person
Only one room left
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $1,250/person
Final balance due: 90 days before departure

What is Included

Nights
3 nights in Fes

2 nights in Marrakesh

2 nights in Ouarzazate

2 nights in the Sahara Desert

1 night in Casablanca

Meals
10 breakfasts

7 lunches

6 incredible dinners, with wine pairings

Activities
Cooking classes as listed

Private Guided Tours/Walks as listed

Royal Hammam Experience

Camel Rides & Desert Experiences as listed

And More
Services of an Art In Voyage host & a local guide

Private luxury transportation

Private airport transfers

All taxes

Add-Ons and Extension

Atlas Mountains Extension

$2,463 /person
Enjoy a 2-night stay in the Atlas Mountains at the award-winning Kasbah Tamadot. This extension includes all meals and many of the property's activities as well as private airport transfers.

Important Information

Good to know
All listed activities are optional in attendance

Our property selection is always subject to change as these are privately owned. In such rare instances, it will be substituted for one of equal or great value offering similar features and amenities.

Additional daily trips and excursions may be arranged for a small supplement.

International flights to and from Morocco may be arranged through us.

Travel insurance is recommended
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Our day-to-day itinerary may, from time to time and prior to departure, need to be altered or slightly modified to address possible unforeseen logistical and weather challenges. In such rare instances, Art In Voyage guarantees delivery of the content of the itinerary yet, in a different order.

All listed retreats (hotels, villas, and barges) are, at times, subject to changes. In such rare instances, similar or higher standards will be upheld.

In case of a cancelation at more than 90 days prior to departure, your deposit will be returned minus a $500 per person administrative fee.

In case of a cancelation within the penalty period: Find a replacement at least 30 days prior to departure and your journey will be fully refunded, minus a $500 per person administrative fee.
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