Morocco

See posts below for detailed descriptions of our visit to Morocco. See also the full itinerary here.

Morocco Day One

Marrakech Itinerary: 1:55pm Arrive in Marrakech/buy train ticket 3:00pm Check into Riad Hamdane et Spa 4:00pm Explore 6:00pm Take a sunset carriage ride around old city walls 8:30pm Fantasia Dinner and Folklore Tour 11:30pm Return to riad ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Arrived in Marrakech safely and without incident. Our much required hotel shuttle ...
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Morocco Day Two

Marrakech Itinerary: 8:30am Marrakech Palaces and Monuments Tour   12:00pm Lunch 1:00pm Hamman 6:00pm Food and Market Tour with Dinner ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ After little sleep, we woke early in time to grab some delicious orange juice before meeting a group for a tour of Marrakech monuments (including Kourtobia Mosque, Saardian Tombs, Bahia ...
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Morocco Day Three

Marrakech Itinerary: 11:30am Majorelle Garden 2:00pm Musee de Marrakech / Almoravid Koubba / Medersa Ben Youssef 4:00pm Shop/Eat in the Djemma El Fna ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We slept in and enjoyed a wonderful rooftop breakfast at our Riad. After so much eating, we decided we'd better walk! So we headed north of town ...
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Morocco Day Four

Marrakech to Zagora Itinerary: 3 Day/2Night Sahara and Atlas Mountain Trek ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Woke up early on Xmas eve to meet our guide and driver (Rasheed and Ibrahim) for a journey to the Sahara Desert. On our way to the desert, we drove along windy mountain roads while talking, sleeping, and reading ...
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Morocco Day Five

Zagora to Imlil Itinerary: 3 Day/2Night Sahara and Atlas Mountain Trek Woke early again for a sunrise dune hike, but could barely get out of bed with what seemed like the 40 pounds of blankets it took to keep us warm through a night in the desert. After our beautiful hike ...
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Morocco Day Six

Imlil Itinerary: Day       3 Day/2Night Sahara and Atlas Mountain Trek 6:00pm Return from 3 Day/2Night Sahara and Atlas Mountain Trek 7:00pm Dinner 9:00pm Overnight Sleeper Train to Tangier (The journey continues on Spain Day One...) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Enjoyed a quiet breakfast in our riad in anticipation of our sure ...
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