Marrakech Dream Adventure

Marrakech Dream Adventure

"The Land of God - The Daughter of the Desert -The Red City" No nickname seems to completely capture the beauty of Marrakech. On this Imperial Tour of Morocco you will enjoy the magnificence of the Plaza Jamaa el-Fnaa, awe at the Koutoubia Mosque, and capture the essence of this magical city as well as visit Morocco´s capital of Rabat and the kingdom´s economic capital Casablanca before relaxing in the costal town of Asilah.

Enjoy an amazing 5 days through Morocco´s most famous cities!

Trip Includes

Private Bus Transportation

Roundtrip Fast Ferry

4* Hotel

Half Board

All Breakfasts & Dinners  *Special Dietary Options Available

Guided Tours

in Rabat, Casablanca & Marakech plus free time in Asilah

Visit to the Plaza Jemaa el-Fnaa

*Marrakech

Visit with entrance to Menara Gardens

*Marrakech

Visit with entrance to Oudayas Kasbah

*Rabat

Visit with entrance to Mausoleum Mohamed V

*Rabat

CAMEL RIDE ON THE BEACH!

Professional Tour Guides

We Love Spain Coordinator

Free time for shopping, etc.

Travel Insurance

Optional - Special Fantasy Dinner Show

in Arabic Palace with dancers, musicians, and more…

Optional - Guided Tour of Grand Mosque Hassan II

*Casablanca – Largest Mosque in Morocco

Dates, Prices & More!

Trip Dates!

DATES SPRING 2020:

★  To Be Announced

*Additional Dates available for large groups, write to info@welovespain.org

*Note – All online purchases carry an online service fee of 8€.  If you would like to avoid these charges, you may book in our office (card or cash) or via bank deposit or transfer.  For our account info please send an email to info@welovespain.org.

Prices and Optionals

TRIPS PRICES:

299€ for VIP members

(324€ for non-members)
FOR DEPARTURES OUT OF:

SEVILLA

CÁDIZ (for groups of 10+ only)

ALGECIRAS

325€ for VIP members

(350€ for non-members)

FOR DEPARTURES OUT OF:

GRANADA

MÁLAGA

HUELVA

JAÉN

Become a VIP Member HERE!

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES/SERVICES:

Optional Fantasy Dinner Show: 55€

Optional FANTASY Chez Ali Dinner in an Arabic palace with shows (dancers, musicians, acrobats, etc.) You can book it at the bus. (Dinner will be replaced by free lunch in hotel)

Individual Room Supplement: 65€

For those of you who would like their own room to themselves.

*If you are traveling alone but would like to avoid this fee, we will try to find you a roommate but it is not guaranteed.

Meeting Places & Times

DIFFERENT CITY DEPARTURES

***MEETING TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  WE WILL NOTIFY ANY CHANGES PREVIOUS TO TRIP. 

SEVILLA

Departure: 5:30AM
Plaza De Cuba Roundabout (In front of Phoenix Pub)
Aprox. Arrival Home: 11:30PM/Midnight

HUELVA

Departure: 4:15AM
Plaza De Toros Huelva
Aprox. Arrival Home: 12:30AM/1:00AM

*Only available on certain weekends.  However, always available for groups of 10 or more.  Please just notify us.

CADIZ

Departure: 7:00AM
Oficina de Turismo Av. Jose de Carranza  (corner C/Sirenas)
Aprox. Arrival Home: 10:30PM

*Only available on certain weekends.  However, always available for groups of 10 or more.  Please just notify us.

MÁLAGA

Departure: 6:30AM
Avenida de Blas Infante with Plaza de Manuel Azaña (Bus Stop across the street from the Police station)
Aprox. Arrival Home: 10:30PM

GRANADA

Departure: 5:00AM
Centro Comercial Neptuno (Foster´s Hollywood Bus Stop)
Aprox. Arrival Home: 12:30AM

*Only available on certain weekends.  However, always available for groups of 10 or more.  Please just notify us.

JAEN

Departure: 4:00AM
El Corte Inglés  (C/ Virgen de la Cabeza)
Aprox. Arrival Home: 1:45AM

*Only available on certain weekends.  However, always available for groups of 10 or more.  Please just notify us.

ALGECIRAS

Departure: 8:30AM
Ferry Station Info Desk
Aprox. Arrival Home: 8:30PM

Zoom in to see meeting location for each city

Trip Itinerary!

TRIP ITINERARY

Itinerary: Subject to change due to logistics, waiting time, weather conditions, etc.  All of the tour will be by private bus and boat (except for the walking tours).

Day 1

Morning departure towards Algeciras, we board a fast ferry to Ceuta.  Boarder crossing and continuation towards Casablanca. Panoramic visit of the city.  Famous for the 1942 film, Casablanca is today the economic capital of the city. Return to hotel, dinner, and rest.

Day 2

Breakfast. Optional entrance into the Grand Mosque Hassan II. Continuation to Marrakech.  Check-in at the hotel. Tour in the famous Plaza Jemaa el-Fnaa, one of the biggest, most animated plazas in the world where you can find acrobats, story-tellers, snake charmers and more. Plus, at night, the plaza transforms into an enormous restaurant of food stands with traditional Moroccan food. Dinner and free time.

Day 3

Breakfast. Visit of the monumental and historic parts of Marrakech, a city founded at the foot of the Atlas mountains, and principal tourist attraction of the Kingdom of Morocco.  Amongst others, we will visit the exterior of the Koutubia mosque, and the Menara Gardens, finishing the tour in the famous Plaza Jemaa el-Fnaa, one of the biggest, most animated plazas in the world where you can find acrobats, story-tellers, snake charmers and more.  Transportation to the hotel, Lunch and free time until optional dinner “Fantasía Chez Alí”.

Optional: We recommend opting for the famous dinner show “Fantasía Chez Alí” in the city´s palm grove, with traditional food and folklore.  Those who opt for the dinner will have lunch at the hotel instead of dinner.

Day 4

Breakfast. Departure towards Rabat. Visit of Rabat, Morocco´s capital.  Panoramic and monumental visit including the exterior part of the Royal Palace where the King Mohamed VI resides, the Mousoleum of Mohamed V, the Oudayas kasbah, and the Tour Hassan, an unfinished mosque which was meant to outdue both the Giralda of Sevilla and the Koutoubia of Marrakech.

Continuation to Asilah.  Evening arrival. Check-in at hotel, dinner and free time.

Day 5

Breakfast. Visit Asilah, picturesque, artisan, fishing village on the Atlantic Coast of Morocco, for free time and lunch. Departure towards Tangier.  Stop at Cape Espartel, where the Mediterranean and Atlantic meet and stop for a short camel ride on the beach. Continuation towards Ceuta and boarder crossing. Afternoon ferry and return to origin cities.  Late arrival home.

Passports, Ids, & Visas

Necessary Documentation for Trip

***It is the full responsibility of all travelers to bring valid and correct documentation with them on the trips being passport, ID card, and/or visas.  

TO TRAVEL YOU WILL NEED A VALID PASSPORT!

To enter Morocco, a passport valid for the duration of stay is required by citizens of countries that do not need a visa to travel to Morocco.

Some nationalities do need a visa to enter into Morocco.  Please Consult below.

* If you need a visa, the Moroccan authorities require six month validity on the passport, otherwise it only needs to be valid for the length of your stay.

Photocopies of either are NOT valid, you MUST bring your actual passport or ID.  

WHAT NATIONALITIES DO NOT NEED VISAS TO TRAVEL TO MOROCCO

If you are a citizen of one of these countries above you do NOT need a visa to Morocco.

If you do need a Visa, please contact us at info@welovespain.org

Algeria
Andorra
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Belgium
Brazil
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
China
Congo
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France

Germany
Great Britain
Greece
Guinea (Conakry)
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
Indonesia
Ireland
Italy
Ivory Coast
Japan
Kuwait
Latvia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxemburg
Mali

Malta
Mexico
Monaco
Netherlands
New Zealand
Niger
Norway
Oman
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Romania
Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Singapore
Slovakia

Slovenia
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Tunisia
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
United States of America
Venezuela

everything you need to know!

PACKING

You may bring whatever size suitcase or travel bag that you like. There are no luggage restrictions.
It is always a good idea to bring warmer clothes for day or night.  Comfortable clothing and comfortable shoes are important for the walking tours. For the Fantasía dinner show (if you decide to do it) feel free to bring nicer clothing.
The hotels provide towels and soap but may not provide a hair dryer, shampoo nor conditioner, so bring those if you need them.

Girls, There are no restrictions on what type of clothing to wear in Morocco. It is completely accepted to wear more “Westernized” clothing such as shorts, sleevelesses, etc. You do not need to dress extra conservatively.

HOTELS & ROOMING

Hotels

Asilah: Hotel Al Khaima

Marrakech: Mogador Gueliz

Casablanca: Hotel Oum Palace

Wifi is available in the reception.

Any services not listed are not included in the trip such as extra hotel services like hotel phone, minibar, etc. which will have an additional cost to the traveler if they so decide to use them.

Rooming
Rooms are doubles and triples.
Individual rooms have an additional cost of 65€.
*If you are traveling alone and would like to avoid the single room fee, we will try to find you a roommate but it is not guaranteed. 

MEALS

On this tour all breakfasts and dinners (Day 3 is Lunch instead of Dinner) are included.
The drinks are not included, so you will only need money for lunches, drinks and shopping.

Day 1: Dinner.

Day 2: Breakfast and Dinner.

Day 3: Breakfast and Lunch.

Day 4: Breakfast and Dinner.

Day 5: Breakfast.

We recommend bringing food with you on the first day, although you will be able to buy food during your time in the ferry, and then we will make a stop for lunch so you can eat what you bring or buy some food there.

Vegetarian. Allergies and special conditions
Alternative meals are available in the hotels and restaurants.  You must let your guide or the restaurant manager know at the beginning of the meal.

CURRENCY & SHOPPING

The official currency in Morocco is the Dirham (Dh) and the difference is 1€=10Dh.
So if you change 20€, you will get 200 Dirhams in return.

You do not need to exchange money before the trip. You will be able to exchange in Morocco at the hotel receptions. However, you can pay in Euro everywhere and in Dollars in some places.

Lunches and drinks are not included, so a good budget would be to bring between 100€/200€ to pay for drinks, shopping, etc.

Prices in Morocco:
The prices are not fixed at the souvenir stores, so you can negociate prices.  It is part of the culture, so keep an open mind and have fun trying to get the best price possible!

HEALTH & SAFETY

Water
You can not drink the tap water in Morocco.  There is no problem however in showering, brushing teeth, or washing your face, etc.

Safety:
Morocco is a country very open to tourists and very safe, however, for us your safety is the most important.  For that reason our staff is highly trained and qualified in the department of safety.  During the walking tour of the marketplace in Tetuan, not only will you be accompanied by your guide and coordinator, but also the Tourism Police Department to make sure that no one is lost in the laberinth of streets and that everything goes perfectly.  In the case of emergency we have evacuation plans, full medical insurance, and contact with the Spanish embassy at all times.   Traveling with professionals is traveling safely.

OUR TEAM

Professional guides:
With more than 20 years of experience.  Languages: English and Spanish.  On certain tours Italian, French, and German as well. The guides will accompany the group during their time in Morocco, be in charge of the trip at all times, explain everything about where we are going and what we will be doing as well as important information about Morocco. They are also open to any questions you might have.

Coordinators:
Guide/friend from We Love Spain and/or Sevilla Erasmus with over 50 tours under their belt. Languages: Spanish and English.  On some tours Italian, Dutch, Finnish, Portugese, Polish, French, and German as well.
Get to know us HERE!

RULES OF CONDUCT

Rules of conduct – Schedules:
It is obligatory to arrive to the meeting points at the times indicated by the coordinator.  Be punctual!  We are not responsible for any illnesses, damages caused in the hotel, bus or other places nor to one´s self or third parties.  We are not responsible for forgotten or lost items in any moment.  In these cases, you are responsible for finding the way to recover your items and for any additional costs that it may cause.

Traveling implies keeping an open mind to new cultures, new forms of life and distinct traditions.  There is more to the world than what happens in your front yard.  Our advice to you is if you want to enjoy 100% of this unique experience of getting to know this wonderful country rich in culture, music, art, and gastronomy, than be open to discovering other forms of life and seeing life, like it or not, but never indifferent, that is for sure.   Be respectful with other cultures and proud of yours.  Life is beautiful, travel more!  Viva Morocco!

EVEN MORE INFO

Climate
The weather can change a bit on this trip.  On the coastal cities like Tangier, Asilah, Rabat and Casablanca, the temperature will be mild and cooler.  In Marrakech, the weather can be typically very dry and hot, so do bring layers just in case.

Places we will visit in Morocco

  • Medina (historic center) (Rabat)
  • Exterior Royal Palace (Rabat)
  • Mohamed V Mausoleum (Rabat)
  • Oudayas Kasbah (Rabat)
  • Hassan Tour (Rabat)
  • Medina (historic center) (Marrakech)
  • Exterior Koutubia Mosque (Marrakech)
  • Menara Gardens (Marrakech)
  • Plaza Jemaa el-Fnaa (Marrakech)
  • Exterior Grand Mosque of Hasan II (Casablanca)
  • Medina of small artisan, fishing village (Asilah)

Free Time:
You will have some free time in Asilah, Marrakech, and Casablanca.

Good things to know: 

Marrakech is hundreds of kilometers to the south of the straight of Gibraltar, so to arrive there, do expect a lot of bus time. We assure you that your time in these beautiful cities does compensate the wait though :).

In Morocco it is considered rude to take pictures of people without asking. Most people do not mind but please ask first before photographing someone directly.

FINALLY, THANK YOU for choosing We Love Spain for your travel needs. 
Elizabeth Kinnon and David Reina (Founders of We Love Spain)

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