Trip Details

The Perfect Time for Moroccan Vibes

So, you haven’t been to the Northern African gem of Morocco yet? No worries. This is the perfect time for you to get there.

From bustling maze-like markets and the towering Atlas Mountains to the endless sands of the Sahara, it’s time for you to soak up the vibes of magical Morocco.

Known as one of the gateways to Africa, Morocco is a country filled with ancient wonders, sweeping landscapes and warm hospitality. Eclectic cities like Marrakech and Casablanca will overwhelm your senses with the sounds, rhythms and smells of locals’ daily lives. You’ll even head out of the city to the deserts of the Sahara and get lost in its endless sands.

Sounds like an amazing experience, right? Well, it is. Let’s journey to Morocco and awaken your senses and renew your spirit.

Experience Magic in Morocco

See, taste and experience the wonders of Morocco. At every turn you’ll have the opportunity to embrace the bohemian vibes that will surround you. From the Atlas Mountain air to the vast deserts, coastal seaside towns along the Atlantic, to chasing sunsets daily, your Morocco experience will be an unforgettable magical journey.


  • Evening Under the Stars at Luxury Agafay Desert Camp
  • Hot Air Balloon over Atlas Mountains
  • Spend time with a local Berber family
  • Camel Ride & ATV Ride through Agafay Desert
  • Moroccan Cooking Class
  • Decadent Hammam Spa Treatment
  • Relaxation on the Beaches of Essaouira
  • Visit Design Ateliers and Artisan Workshops
  • Visit Argan Tree Goats

Trip Includes:

  • 8 days / 7 nights in 5-Star Accommodations
    • 5 nights at Al Fassia Riad in Marrakech
    • 1 nights at Riad Raoud Rayhane in Essaouira
    • 1 night at Luxury Agafay Desert Camp
  • CPT Welcome Dinner
  • Meals (Daily Breakfast, Some lunches and dinners)
  • Marrakech City Tour
  • Visit Majorelle Gardens
  • Cooking Class in Marrakech
  • Tour of Bahia Palace
  • Hot Air Balloon flight in front of the High Atlas Mountains
  • Shopping in the Souks
  • Valleys of the Atlas Mountains, tea with locals
  • Visit a Berber Village Home
  • Agafay Desert Group Photoshoot
  • Visit Toubkal National Park
  • Visit Essaouira Beach
  • Visit Argan Oil Women’s Cooperative
  • ATV Riding in Marrakech
  • Camel Riding in Marrakech
  • Moroccan Hammam Treatment
  • Argan Tree Climbing Goats Sightseeing
  • Roundtrip Private Airport Transfers
  • Private Transportation to tours
  • CPT Signature Gift
  • Changing Pace Travel Host
  • Private English-Speaking Guide in Marrakech-Essaouira
  • All airline, hotel taxes and fees


**Itinerary shown is subject to change as needed**

Marrakech Airport – Welcome Dinner

Welcome to Morocco. Arrive at Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK). A representative will meet you and escort you to your driver. You’ll then be transferred to the riad in Marrakech (20 min drive). Settle in and prepare for our CPT Welcome Dinner.

Hotel Check-in: 3pm
Overnight in Marrakech

Meal(s) Included: Dinner

Marrakech – City Tour

Pick up at 9am

Join your guide this morning to explore Marrakech and the delights it has to offer. Today, you’ll see why Morocco is deemed magical. I’ll tell you a secret… it’s the people’s hospitality and their culture that provide the real magic.

No visit to Morocco would be complete without being in Marrakech. You’ll explore its famous gardens, go on a wildly indulgent shopping spree in the souk, and even discover one of Marrakech’s well-known monuments and mosques.

Today’s Highlights: Koutoubia Mosque, Bahia Palace, Jemaa el Fna Square, Souks, Majorelle Garden

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight in Marrakech

Day trip to Atlas Mountains

Valleys of the Atlas Mountains and Berber Villages

Pick up at 9:30am from Marrakech and travel towards the High Atlas Mountains. Along the way, you’ll explore Berber country and witness amazing sceneries of tiny villages, steep hillsides, waterfalls and lush gardens. Sampling Mint tea is a must and enjoying it with a Berber family that makes it is even better.

Afterwards, we’ll continue to Ouirgane Valley (home to Toubkal National Park), where we’ll take a short walk to the waterfalls. Expected return at 5pm.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight in Marrakech

Marrakech – Discover Morocco from the Sky – Hot Air Balloon & Cooking Class

Flying over Africa by hot air balloon is as dreamy as it sounds. Today, you’ll be picked up early and transferred to the middle of the Jbilet Mountains, North-East of Marrakech (30 minutes drive). Enjoy a continental breakfast while watching the balloon getting inflated.

After a gentle take-off, we will float where the wind takes us for approximately one hour over amazing views of berberi villages, desert oasis, deep valleys, and in front of the High Atlas Mountains. The different colors of the diversified landscape will leave you breathless.

Once you land, you will get your flight certificate and enjoy the freshly made berber breakfast in the tent.

Upon completion of your jaw dropping sky views, you’ll be ready for you next taste of Morocco. We aim to please. So, how’s a Cooking Class with diverse organic Moroccan cuisine sound? The cooking class starts at 10am and finishes around 12pm with a convivial meal sharing the lunch you have prepared.

Meal(s) Included: Berber Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight in Marrakech

Marrakech – Agafay Desert

Enjoy your Free morning in Marrakech. Rest, shop or check another site off your bucket list.

Meet your driver at 12pm, then we’ll transfer to agafay desert for an overnight stay. On the way, we’ll make stops for an infusion of fun! Yes, we mean unique fun that you can only have in the desert; like ATV quad biking and camel riding.

After your activities in Agafay, we’ll drive to your luxury camp and you’ll enjoy your night under the stars. Our photographer will meet you at the camp for a photo shooting session around your camp, so dress the part in your colorful Moroccan attire (jellabas, kaftan or abaya dress).

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Overnight in Agafay Desert Luxury Camp

Agafay desert – Transfer to Essaouira

Pick up at 9am from the Agafay desert, then we’ll transfer to Essaouira beach.

Essaouira is a charming small town on the coast, well-known for its charming appeal and gorgeous landscapes. The people in town create beautiful crafts, wood furniture, and amazing unique pieces sold among the gorgeous windy streets. Let our guides help you bargain for a great deal!

People travel from all over the world to Essaouira to purchase native Moroccan argan oil at the local women’s cooperative. It’s exciting to see the entire process to create this oil, done by hand into one of the most versatile oils imaginable, delicious in salads and as an anti-aging and moisturizing treatment for the skin.

Continuing the journey, we’ll enjoy a fresh lunch from the sea, prepared on the spot. Good for both photo and surfing opportunities, the beach here is an ideal spot for relaxing and sunbathing. It’s truly the best place to chill after a trip to the desert. We’ll return to Marrakech around 6 pm.

Oh, did we forget… we’ll stop to see the goats on the argan tree and have a photo op.

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight in Essaouira

Free Morning – Transfer to Marrakech

Enjoy your morning in beautiful Essaouira. Explore, complete your shopping, catch beach sunshine, or simply relax poolside.

Pick up at 3pm then head to Marrakech City

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Overnight in Marrakech

Transfer to Marrakech airport

Your Magical Morocco Experience has come to an end. Check out from the riad, meet your driver and transfer to Marrakech airport (30 minute drive) for your flight back home. Until next time…

Hotel Details

Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Agafay Desert

Marrakech Accommodations

Al Fassia Riad

Experience the Moroccan tradition of intimacy, warmth and a family atmosphere that a riad can offer.

Each of our mosaics has been shaped and sculpted by hand. Each of the plants in the lush garden has been carefully selected. Al Fassia is a riad where authenticity meets harmony with the sole aim of subduing your spirit.


  • Air Conditioning
  • A Minibar and a TV with Satellite channels
  • Bathrobe and toiletries
  • Shower or bath
  • Mini-Bar
  • Safe deposit
  • Laundry service

NOTE: 5 nights
Check-in: May 4, 2024
Check-out: May 8, 2024
Additionally: May 10-May 11, 2024

Essaouira Accommodations

Riad Raoud Rayhane Riad

Originally the home of a Souiri family, the Riad Raoud Rayhane is situated in Derb Lalouj (street of the Renegades) at the heart of the historical medina of Essaouira.

Sensitively restored according to the ancestral architectural traditions of the walled city, our Riad opens its doors for you to discover the pleasure and beauty of our venture.

Each of the rooms are spread over two floors offering you sumptuous, tasteful and luxurious accommodation. You are sure to be left with an unforgettable memory of your stay. All the rooms open onto the patio and are appointed with the details and features up to the standard of luxury hotels.

Two terraces have been created on the third and fourth floors of the Riad, where you can enjoy fine gourmet Moroccan and international cuisine with magnificent views over the city, ocean and distant hills. The sheltered solarium on the top terrace also has superb views.

On the ground floor there’s a hammam, where masseuses will give you a gommage with traditional black soap followed by a massage with argan oil and other natural products from the region.


  • Television
  • Air Conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Wi-Fi Access

NOTE: 1-night
Check-in: May 8, 2024
Check-out: May 9, 2024

Agafay Camp Accommodations

Agafay Luxury Camp Morocco

Glamping in Style, the Agafay Luxury Camp blends into untouched red-rock country, claiming 600 acres of the vast and majestic Agafay Plateau, the original rocky desert. In this desert landscape of canyons, dunes, ridges and gorges, the tented Pavilions of Agafay Luxury Camp offer an inspiring welcome to one of the world’s most dramatic secluded settings.

Relax in the large outdoor bed and admire the endless dunes and the majestic mountains of the Atlas by day, or admire the billions stars by night. Or, mesmerize yourself in the comfort of your bathtub in the terrasse with panoramic views all around.


  • Private bathroom and toilet
  • MultiJet shower with hot water
  • Bathrobes
  • Natural bath products
  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Bathrobe
  • Hair dryer

NOTE: 1-night
Check-in: May 9, 2024
Check-out: May 10, 2024

Reserve Your Trip Now



SINGLE: $3485 | DOUBLE: $2885

Payment Installment Plan: Due dates and amounts are available on the booking page.

  • Installments must be made on time to avoid cancellation.

Additional Information:


  • International Flights to Marrakech (RAK)
  • Gratuities for drivers and tour guides (suggested $10-20 per day for guide and $5-$8 per day for driver)
  • Meals except where noted on the itinerary
  • Beverages during meals
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not listed in the Included Section


  • Hotel check-in date is Saturday, May 4, 2024
  • A valid passport is required to travel and check into your international flight to Marrakesh Menara International Airport (RAK). Please ensure that your passport is valid for more than six months after travel. Passports must have one blank pages (unstamped).
  • No vaccination certificate is required for this trip; however, we recommend that you check with your primary physician.
  • Your Finalized itinerary will be emailed to you 30 days prior to arrival.


  • Changing Pace Travel recommends that every traveler purchase travel insurance. Trip Insurance will be the only way to protect your investment. In the event of a trip interruption or cancellation, travel insurance is the only way to redeem a portion of your unused travel. Travel Insurance is an additional cost. Any questions regarding policies should be directed to the Travel Insurance Company.


  • All payments are non-refundable, non-transferable and final.
  • A monthly payment installment plan is available. You may also pay in full at any time.
  • Payment Installment Plan: If one payment is missed, your registration will be automatically cancelled (after the grace period) and a reinstatement fee will apply in order to resume the trip. Additionally, if the total balance is not made by the final payment date, all reservations will be forfeited.
  • Late Payments: A 7-day grace period after scheduled due dates will be allowed with no penalty (except for the final payment). Reservation cancellation and forfeiture of all payments will occur afterwards.
    Important Message: You may possibly reinstate your reservation with a reinstatement fee of $200; if circumstances are warranted. Changing Pace Travel has the authority to decline reinstatement at any time. Late payment requests can be made in writing via email at least 7 days prior to billing due dates. Approvals are subject to owner’s discretion and accounts in good standing.
  • If you choose the payment plan, you will receive monthly notices prior to when your payment is due.
  • Provided full payment is received no later than your Final Payment Due Date, itineraries and travel instructions will be sent via email 30 days prior to travel.
  • All prices are based on the rates of exchange in effect at the time of price quotation. In the event that the US dollar devalues, Changing Pace Travel, LLC reserves the right to increase prices accordingly. Your final invoice will reflect increases resulting from currency devaluation. You will be notified as we are notified.
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