Visit Morocco's Imperial cities in this packed one-week tour. Start in Rabat, Morocco's capital, to see 12th-century architecture, then continue to Fes to explore the world's largest urban car-free zone. See the tanneries, world's oldest university, and medieval Jewish quarter, then head to Marrakech to round out your trip with ornate palaces, bustling Jemaa El-Fna market, and a half-day cooking class.
To get started, you'll stroll through one of the city's markets, where you'll learn how to identify the best ingredients. Get to know typical Moroccan spices, cuts of meat, and regional produce. As you meander, you'll collect components of your lunch and enjoy an authentic experience in a bustling marketplace.
Next, head to your host's kitchen to learn more about the recipes you'll prepare. Then, dive deep into Moroccan gastronomy by learning about different tools and techniques to create homemade salads, fresh bread, savory entrees, and sweet desserts. When finished, you'll sit down with your host to enjoy the fruits of your labor!
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Itineraries with Authentic Cooking Class in Marrakech
Escape to the Sahara on this wonderful 13-day trip plan that takes you around Morocco in style. Spend your days enjoying private tours of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, medieval medinas, and bustling marketplaces, then unwind in five-star unique accommodations. Your luxury riads in Fes and Marrakech are the perfect places to relax, cool off, and even go for a soak and scrub in the in-house hammams. You'll also ride out on camelback to a glamourous camp in the dunes of the Sahara, where you'll enjoy a music-filled dinner and will stay the night. Explore all facets of Marrakech, culminating in an epic hot air balloon flight that soars over the city at sunrise.
This adventure-packed trip showcases Morocco's highlights, including Marrakech, Casablanca, Fes, and the desert. Start in Marrakech for colorful markets and architecture, then head inland to explore kasbahs and sleep under the stars in a desert camp amid the Sahara dunes. Visit Fes' narrow streets and the medieval medina before ending the trip in Casablanca to see the Hassan II Mosque and the world's tallest minaret.