Experience the beauty of Spain and the magic of Morocco!
Wednesday, September 4 – Arrive in Barcelona and you will be greeted by a team member and transferred to our hotel. Enjoy our welcome dinner at a beautiful seafood restaurant overlooking the bay.
Thursday, September 5 – Stroll the alleyways of the famous Boqueria during our market tour, before heading to a local cooking school that specializes in regional favorites. Get hands-on during our private cooking class where you will learn 5 authentic dishes. After our class, we will journey to Montserrat and get up close view of one of the world’s few Black Madonna statues.
Friday, September 6 – Spend the day at your leisure in Barcelona. That evening, we will check out, head to the airport, and fly to Marrakech, Morocco.
Saturday, September 7 – After waking up and enjoying breakfast in our lovely Moroccan hotel, our trek of this fascinating country will begin. Along the way, we will stop in a small village to visit a local family. In their home, we will learn about their traditional cooking methods, as well be adorned with henna art on our hands and feet. We will continue on and rest for the night in Skoura Oasis.
Sunday, September 8 – Today we will continue our journey towards the Sahara, stopping at a beautiful viewpoint for lunch. We will reach the desert just before evening falls. After transferring into 4×4’s, we will take on the sand dunes to venture to our desert camp. With music and dinner under the stars, we will spend the next 2 nights at this luxury desert camp.
Monday, September 9 – Awake refreshed and join the group for breakfast. Following that, saddle up! We will take a camel caravan to a nearby village where we will spend time doing a volunteer project with the village’s only school. We will have lunch in a desert oasis, under the palm trees before driving back to camp. Spend your evening sand boarding, reading in one of the camp’s lounge areas, playing volleyball or enjoying the sunset from the top of the sand dunes. This is our last night in the desert.
Tuesday, September 10 – Today’s journey is a long one, as we head back to Marrakech, but there are many stops along the way. We will pass through the Draa Valley and again through the High Atlas Mountains, before reaching Marrakech in the evening. Enjoy the evening your way, perhaps catching dinner in Jemaa el-Fnaa Square or visiting the nearest hammam.
Wednesday, September 11 – Spend the day at your leisure in Marrakech. That evening, we will check out, head to the airport, and fly to Barcelona, Spain, this time staying at a hotel much closer to the airport.
Thursday, September 12 – In the morning, bid your farewells during our final breakfast together. The bonds formed, knowledge gained, and memories of the experience will last a lifetime. Until we meet again on the next adventure, safe travels!
- Meeting Point: Barcelona, Spain
- Dates: September 4-12, 2019
- Airport Code: BCN
Very Limited Quantity
Multi-Occupancy (2-3 per room)
We’ll find you a roommate if you don’t request one
*Prices listed are per person.
Payment Plans Available!
- Entrance fees to all scheduled activities (listed above).
- Ground transportation to scheduled activities.
- Group flight between Barcelona, Spain and Marrakech, Morocco
- 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners.
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