Solo Travel Woman 2023 Getaway


Solo Travel Woman 2023 Getaway

We are excited to announce the Solo Travel Woman 2023 Getaway to Morocco.

Join like-minded, female travelers on an in-depth trip to Morocco featuring all the exciting sights, sounds, and flavors befitting of its status as the gateway to Africa. Explore the ancient alleyways of Fes, spend the evening like a local in a riad, and learn about the healing touch of Moroccan ingredients like argan oil.

October 21 – 28, 2023

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Map of the route for Morocco Kasbahs & Desert

$1,134 PER PERSON

Deposit to hold your spot: $350 + $75 non-refundable booking fee

Balance due by June 1, 2023

Pricing is based on double occupancy. Add $229 to have a single room.

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Inclusions

  • Activities:
    • Your G for Good Moment: Mhaya Village Community Lunch, Meknès
    • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
    • Volubilis guided tour including visit to the Roman ruins
    • Fès medina guided tour including artisans’ quarter and Fès tannery
    • Sunset camel ride in the desert
    • Todra Gorge stay with walk through local villages
    • Aït Ben Haddou kasbah tour
    • Marrakech medina guided walk including Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, souks and Jemaa el-Fnaa square
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Accommodation for 7 nights
  • Meals
    • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees not listed
  • International air (also applied to trans-border flights)
  • Applicable tourist visas
  • Incidentals
  • Mandatory Travel Insurance
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
    • $50 for 1 guest, $25 per person for 2 guests, $20 per person for 3 or more guests
  • Tips or gratuities
  • Beverages
  • Meals not mentioned above
  • Optional tour or optional admissions
    • Hot Air Balloon Marrakech: $225
    • Merzouga 4×4 Desert Excursion: $65
  • Additional nights at the hotel pre/post trip
    • Pre-accommodation per night: $90 single, $105 twin/double
    • Post-accommodation per night: $85 single, $90 twin/double

Itinerary

Day 1 Casablanca

Arrive at any time.

Please note that this tour does not spend any time in Casablanca.

You may wish to come a day early in order to explore Casablanca, and take some time to see its medina, beachfront, and classic examples of Art Deco architecture.

Be sure to also visit the spectacular Hassan II Mosque. Entrance is only permitted via guided tours, which operate from Saturday to Thursday at 09:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, and 15:00, and on Fridays at 9:00, 10:00, and 15:00. These times are subject to change (particularly around Ramadan), please double check times with your hotel. Tickets can be purchased at the mosque.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Meals Included: Welcome Dinner

Hotel: Hotel Campanile Casablanca (or similar)

Day 2 Casablanca/Fès

Enjoy a G Adventures-supported traditional lunch. Take a guided tour of the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis before continuing on to Fès.

Start early and drive through the rolling hills to the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Take a guided tour of the best-preserved Roman ruins in this part of Northern Africa, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

After, continue to Fès, one of Morocco’s most interesting cities. Take some free time to explore upon arrival. Opt to experience a traditional hammam and get to know the locals.

Exclusive Inclusions: Your G for Good Moment Mhaya Village Community Lunch

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Hotel: Hotel Mounia (or similar)

Day 3 Fès

Explore the labyrinth of streets within the famous Fès medina with a local guide. The Fès medina is the world’s largest living medieval medina and a UNESCO site. Explore the artisan quarters, sample treats from the carts, and view Fès’ famous leather tannery from above.

Guided Tour – AM

Follow a local guide through the Fès medina, one of the world’s largest medinas with more than 9000 winding streets lying within 365 hectares. See buildings in the medina that date back to the 9th century; there are 350 mosques in the medina that are still in use today.

Enter through one of the great gates into the chaos. Explore the artisans’ quarters as well as the many carpenters, bakers, butchers, and spice sellers. Visit the mausoleum and the Al Qarawiyin University.

A highlight of the tour is the view of the famous Fès tannery from the balcony of a leather shop, where you can observe the men hard at work treating and dyeing the different hides. Take some time to shop for leather goods before returning to your hotel.

Afternoon – Free Time

Meals included: Breakfast

Hotel: Hotel Mounia (or similar)

Day 4 Fès/Merzouga

Drive south towards the desert and embark on a camel ride into the dunes to watch the sunset. Head back to your hotel for a night of entertainment under the stars.

Start early today for a drive through the Middle Atlas Mountains to reach the edge of the Sahara.

Settle into your hotel at the edge of the dunes and enjoy a warm welcome with mint tea. In the late afternoon, take a camel ride deep into the dunes to watch the sunset. Learn to tie a turban to keep the desert sun off your face and add a little flare to photos.

This evening, indulge in a traditional dinner, then gather around a campfire under the stars near to your hotel. Listen to stories about life in this region and, perhaps, some traditional music on the drums.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Hotel: Auberge Les Dunes D´Or (or similar)

Day 5 Merzouga/Todra Gorge

Rise early to watch the sunrise. After breakfast, continue through a stone desert to the stunning Todra Gorge. Wedged between massive cliff walls, the gorge is filled with a green oasis of palm trees. This serene spot is great for hiking, relaxing on the edge of the river or sampling some local Amazigh (also known as Berber) delicacies.

Opt to spend the morning exploring the undulating golden sand of the dunes, discovering the surrounding communities on a 4×4 excursion. You can pre-book this optional excursion when booking your tour.

Meals included: Breakfast

Hotel: Hotel Amazir (or similar)

Day 6 Todra Gorge/Aït Ben Haddou

Visit the Aït Ben Haddou Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Opt to participate in a tagine cooking class for an intro to Moroccan cuisine.

Travel along the “Route of 1000 Kasbahs” to the thriving town of Ouarzazate for a lunch stop. This town is home to Atlas Film Studios, where many films have been shot over the years, including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator.

Continue on to the fascinating and beautiful Aït Ben Haddou, a wonderful example of a kasbah.

Meals included: Breakfast

Hotel: La Rose du Sable (or similar)

Day 7 Aït Ben Haddou/Marrakech

Head to Marrakech and take a guided medina visit. Opt to visit the Djemaa el Fna Square in the evening to see the gathering of musicians and street performers. Don’t leave without indulging in a feast at the famous food stalls.

The journey to Marrakech includes breathtaking views throughout the High Atlas Mountains via the Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2260m).

Arrive in Marrakech in time for lunch with the rest of the day free to wander the city.

Meals included: Breakfast

Hotel: Hotel Gomassine (or similar)

Day 8 Marrakech

Depart at any time.

Opt to get up early and catch the sunrise over Marrakech by pre-booking the Hot Air Balloon excursion. Please ensure you allow enough time to return from the activity when planning your onward journey.

Meals included: Breakfast

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