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MOROCCO

THE ULTIMATE TRIP

CASABLANCA | CHEFCHAOUEN | FEZ | MERZOUGA | DRAA VALLEY | MARRAKECH

APRIL 26TH - MAY 4TH, 2024
9 DAYS | 8 NIGHTS

Discover the Jewel of North Africa: Morocco

Join LDTG in Morocco in 2024 for an ultimate trip in and around MANY cities, villages, and towns! Embark on an extraordinary journey to Morocco, starting in Casablanca, and ending in Marrakech. Spend a night at a desert camp in Merzouga- a small Moroccan town in the Sahara Desert, beautiful riads, and accommodation in Draa Valley. If traveling to Morocco has been on your list and you want to expereince a different vibe and scene everyday, then this trip is for you! Spend over a week in Motherland Africa and capture your journey here as you learn about the history, and culture in this beautiful country! Pack your suitcase(s) - this uiltimate adventure awaits you. Join along solo (we always encourage and welcome solo travelers, you'll never be or feel alone!) or, come along with a friend(s) or family who likes to travel like you do, and to share these wonderful trip experiences with. Morocco's temperature at this time of year ranges from 85° (high)/ 63° F (low) . Interested in joining this trip? Scroll down to learn more. An experienced LDTG Travel Host will be present throughout the trip to ensure that you have a great time!  Scroll down to see all that is included in this trip package and the pricing.

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Nightly stays in astounding accommodations in different parts of Morocco

    • 1-Night Accommodation stay in Casablanca and Chefchaouen

    • 2-Nights Accommodation stay in Fez and Marrakech

    • 1-Night at Desert Luxury Camp 

    • 1-Night in luxurious accommodation in Draa Valley 

  • Daily Breakfast

  • All Lunches & Dinners 

  • Airport Pick up/Drop-off

  • Transportation Throughout Trip

  • All entrance fees and taxes to activities

  • Private Led-Tours

    • Chefchaouen

    • Fez

    • Marrakech

  • Admire the views and stops throughout our journey to different towns, villages, and areas of Morocco

  • Enjoy dinner with local family in Fez

  • Visit Ouarzazate & Ait Ben Haddou

  • Visit Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech

  • Visit Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca

  • Stroll through the medina in Fez

  • Camel Ride & Sandboarding experience in the desert

  • Moroccan Entertainment in the Desert 

  • Experienced LDTG Travel Host 

  • Photographer during the trip

  • Special LDTG Gift Bag

  • Meeting New People!

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NOT INCLUDED

  • Airfare (including taxes & fees) 

  • Medical & travel insurance 

  • Meals besides those stated

  • Personal expenses or any other expense not mentioned above, including personal tipping

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PRICING

$3,455 Per Person​

Payment Plan Options:

  

3-month Plan

Deposit: $395

November 15th                $1,020

December 15th                $1,020

January 15th                    $1,020

6-month Plan

Deposit: $395

November 15th               $510

December 15th               $510

January 15th                   $510

February 15th                 $510

March 15th                      $510

April 5th                           $510

Please note: Monthly payments will be adjusted, if applicable, and are submitted  through this site.

*Scroll down for additional information regarding this trip *

ROOMING OPTIONS

Double Occupancy: Available​

*Single Occupancy  (limited)

Single Room Throughout the Entire Trip

*Additional Total Charge: $900

Kindly Note: the cost of room upgrade (if selected) will be included and spread throughout each monthly trip payments

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SAMPLE ITINERARY

​* This is our sample itinerary for this trip and is subject to change if necessary

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DAY 1

Habibi, WELCOME TO MOROCCO!

You will be picked up from the Casablanca International Airport (CMN) upon your arrival and transported to the accommodation where you can relax and enjoy the amenities. Visiting the famous Hassan II Mosque in the evening, then head over for a beautiful welcome dinner alongside your travel group and travel host! Eat, drink, chat, and enjoy the first night in Motherland Africa!

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DAY 2

TRIP TO CHEFCHAOUEN

The day starts early as we make our way across the Riff Mountains to the stunning town of Chefchaouen (also known as, The Blue City). Enjoy lunch on the way over and settle into the accommodation in Chefchaouen

DAY 3

EXPLORE THE BLUE CITY

Partake in an insightful city tour of Chefchaouen. You will be taking a short hike to the ruin of the "Spanish" mosque with its fantastic panoramic view; a visit to the Ras el-Ma, where the city's freshwater springs from the mountain; and more.  Then enjoy some free time shopping at the medina. We will then make a trip from Chefchaouen, into Fez where you'll enjoy dinner at the riad.​

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DAY 4

DISCOVER FEZ

Passing through the gates and walls into the alleyways beyond transports you back in time as you tour and explore the city of Fez. Partake in a discovery tour as you walk through some of the major points of interest. Smell the spices that fill the air upon visiting the souk (market). In the evening, you will enjoy a delicious dinner with a local family in Fez and prepare for next day's adventure!

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DAY 5

Trip to the SAHARA DESERT

Say goodbye to Fez as we embark on our next adventure to Merzouga, a small Moroccan town in the Sahara Desert. On this day long trip, take in the astounding scenic views and finally arrive in Merzouga with red-orange colored sand filling the land. Transport over and camel ride in the desert, where you'll be staying at a beautiful desert camp. Enjoy dinner with music and entertainment

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DAY 6

FROM DESERT SAND TO PALM TREES

From endless desert sand to palm trees, enjoy lunch in the city of Nekob and end the day in Draa Valley. Spend one night in a beautiful accommodation and enjoy the amenities while you reflect and reset.

DAY 7

ROAD TO MARRAKECH

Before making our way over to the final city on this immersive ultimate trip, visit Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou. One of, if not the best preserved fortified Kasbah in Morocco. Many famous shows and movies were shot in these places and are known for their dramatic walls and distinct infrastructure. After witnessing many insightful stops and scenic views, end the day in Marrakech and enjoy a nice group dinner.

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DAY 8

DISCOVER MARRAKECH

Get ready to walk around and explore the city of Marrakech, also known as the walled city. From the Koutoubia Mosque, to Jardin Majorelle and much more! You will also have time to shop at the souk. In the evening, enjoy an entertaining farewell group dinner as you reflect on this entire journey around Morocco.

DAY 9

this is not goodbye!

It may be the last day in Morocco, but we will cherish our moments here for a lifetime! After sharing hugs, and goodbyes, you will be dropped off at the Marrakech (RAK) Airport. 

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ACCOMMODATION

caSABLANCA

5-Star Hotel, Double/Single Occupancy Rooms, Outdoor Pool, *Room Service, *Spa, *Fitness Center, *Restaurant

Check-In: From 02:00 PM  

 

​* Additional Services available for purchase at the hotel. We do not own copyright to images.

KINDLY NOTE

You'll be staying at multiple astounding accommodations around Morocco. From desert camps, to riads (Moroccan-Style Accommodation)!

All accommodation details will be shared with trip members in advance of the trip.

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FREQUENT QUESTIONS

 

"Can I come along on this group trip solo?" 

 

Of course! We actually encourage and recommend you to join along on one of our group trips solo! You will never feel alone, as you'll have the chance to meet other amazing individuals who will be attending and get a chance to get to know more about them before the actual trip takes place!

 

"What if I sign up after the payment due date(s)?" 

 

No problem! If the trip package has spots left or is open, you can still sign up by booking today and making your trip deposit. Depending on when you sign up, your selected payment plan may be adjusted to help you continuously budget and finance your trip. For which will be paid directly through our site.

" I have more questions about this trip, where can I find more details?"

 

Read the Additional Information section regarding this trip, and visit the FAQ page for more answers. Don't see what you are looking for? Email info@lizdesirtravelgroup.com for assistance

WHAT's next
AFTER SIGNING UP for this trip

1. Trip Confirmation Form

Once you've made your trip deposit, you will receive a link to fill out the trip confirmation form, select your preferences, and more. Receive confirmation within 48 hours of submitting the form. 

2. Updates & Reminders

Receive updates regarding the trip and upcoming payments via LDTG text, you will then be added to either the trip group page/ chat within a given timeframe before the trip (usually within 3 - 5 months out)

3. Connect Before Your Trip

As the trip approaches, trip members have the opportunity to partake in scheduled group calls, which allows everyone to meet & acquaint each other, and the travel host, beforehand!

INTERESTED IN THIS TRIP?

YOU MUST...

BE OPEN-MINDED & READY TO EXPLORE!

LIKE TO PARTAKE IN INTERACTIVE, IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCES THAT REQUIRE MODERATE PHYSICAL HEALTH

LIKE TO TRY NEW THINGS - THIS INCLUDES DELICIOUS MOROCCAN FOODS

BE OPEN TO MEETING OTHERS & BE RESPECTFUL

Morocco 2024 - Additional Info

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

+ Minimum Age Requirement: 21​

+ Official language: Arabic

+ Arrival Airport (Where to Arrive on the First Day): Casablanca, Morocco at CAI, (Casablanca) International Airport 

  • Plan on traveling the day before to arrive on the first day of the trip. Please do not pick any other airports. 

+ Departure Airport (Where to Depart from on the Last Day)Marrakech, Morocco at RAK, (Marrakech Menara) Airport

 

+ Currency: Moroccan Dirham (AED)

  • Some establishments accept major credit cards, however carrying cash is advised for shopping locally and tipping. Click here to learn more about different ways to conduct currency exchange

+ Visa Required? No visa is required for U.S. and Canadian Citizens.

+ COVID Test/ Vaccination Required? No, COVID testing and vaccination are not required to travel to this destination.

  •  COVID-19 vaccination is not required/ mandatory to join our group trips. 

+ Flight booking assistance is available upon request if needed. Let's help you find the best flight based on your departure city.​​​​

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  • THINGS TO KNOW

  • + Trip payments acquire a 3% transaction fee. Trip Package is only available to those from the United States and Canada.

  • + After making the deposit, you will have access to a link to fill trip confirmation form

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  • + Single room is available for an additional fee (very limited availability and based on first-come, first-served)

  • +There will be some free time on the trip for you to relax, explore on your own or with another trip attendee(s). Free time blocks will be stated in the in-detail trip itinerary.

  • + Please Read: Our tours will be starting early, this trip will have a good amount of walking depending on tours/ locations + one of the tours includes a short hike. Additionally, there will be an ample amount of driving as we will be taking trips to different parts of Morocco. This trip is not recommended for those with limited mobility.

  • + Weather: 85°  (high)/ 63° F (low). The desert is generally cool as the day passes during this time of year, making it the perfect time to explore! 

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  • TIPS & RECOMMENDATIONS 

  • + Suggested Arrival Time: Arrive in Casablanca at CMN International airport by 3 pm on Day 1 of the trip in time to prepare for the welcome dinner

  • + Suggested Departure Time: Depart at any time from Marrakech Menara International Airport (attention: this airport is different from the arrival airport) - late morning/ early afternoon departure is recommended. There will be no scheduled activities on the last day. 

  • Utilize accommodation check-in time as a guide when booking your flight.

  • + It is highly recommended to purchase travel insurance. Click here to view a list of recommended travel insurance. You may also be able to obtain travel insurance easily upon booking your flight 

  • + Did you Know? Payment plan for flight booking exists and are also available, click here to find out more

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  • + What to wear? Loose pants, jeans, knee-length and long dresses, knee-length skirts, jumpsuit, comfortable shoes, and sneakers are highly recommended throughout the trip. Biker shorts, regular shorts & leggings are other clothing options allowed for full-day activities (i.e. Desert Safari), along with a t-shirt. Having a scarf/scarves, and hat is highly recommended for outdoor activities to protect you from sun and wind. 

  • Have a question concerning this trip? Email info@lizdesirtravelgroup.com or DM @ldtravelgroup on Instagram

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LDTG TRIP REVIEW

I knew one day I would make it to the Motherland, I never imagined the LDTG Morocco 2022 trip would have been one of, if not the most incredibly meaningful adventures I've ever experienced on this globe. Liz has a gift of curating international experiences that allow you to explore and immerse yourself in other cultures in ways that will inevitably create lifetime memories."

- Shiana, LDTG Travel Community Member 

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