To love a country, you have to eat it, drink it and listen its people singing.
This experience is far from being a simple guided tour. It is a foodie tour combined with several tasting stops. You will be trying dishes from the local cuisine which have been a big part of the culinary culture and history of Morocco in this Morocco food tour.
For a few hours, in Marrakesh, you will be part of the Chef’s brigade, she will provide all the gastronomic secrets and the culinary techniques that had been used in the city of Marrakesh, its traditions and its origin. You will be guided throughout this hands on class to experience the Moroccan cuisine and it’s famous gourmet or casual plates.
Combine the useful with the pleasant and without ignoring the important historical and architectural monuments. You will discover the essence of Morocco food tour and the secret of spices. You will eat in small local restaurants or in restaurants run by renowned chefs, you will taste the real Moroccan cuisine.
ITINERARY Moroc Food Tour
Day 1 : Casablanca Mohammed V airport arrival or Marrakesh airport arrival
upon your arrival, you are welcomed by your private driver who will transfer you to your hotel.
Ooh, a kiss is still a kiss in Casablanca
But a kiss is not a kiss without your sigh
Please come back to me in Casablanca
I love you more and more each day as time goes by.
Later around 8 pm he will join you for a romantic dinner at the famous Ricks Cafe,
For those looking for a taste of old Hollywood glamour, an optional trip to Rick’s Cafe is a must. This beautiful bar and restaurant was inspired by the Rick’s Cafe from the film Casablanca and the decor does its best to live up to it. Serving American, French and Moroccan food, head along on a Sunday to enjoy the evening jazz session and pop up to the 1st film for a free screening of the legendary film Casablanca whit Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart. You don’t meet Sam the pianist but certainly you listen the famous song “As time goes by”
Night at the 4* hotel.
Day 2 : Casablanca/ Marrakesh
“Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.” —Alan D. Wolfelt
After breakfast in hotel, depart for Marrakesh, arrival and lunch in one restaurant Palace (19th century ) in the Medina where you taste a fine traditional Moroccan cuisine. After a brief visit of the city of Marrakesh, installation at your 4 * hotel
In the evening around 8 pm transfer to a restaurant for a live dinner show (drinks not included)
Late return to your hotel.
Day 3 : Marrakesh
After the breakfast in the hotel visit the Majorelle garden residence of French designer Yves Saint Laurent and his husband Jacques Berger. For your lunch, we take you in one local specialties restaurant held by a former king Hassan II cooker.
After lunch, time at your disposal and at 8 pm, you visit the famous place Jemaa el Fna one the biggest street food in the world, but we don’t eat here!
“An agora, theatrical performance, point of convergence: open and plural space, vast field of ideas, peasants, shepherds, roundworms, merchants coming from bus stations, taxi ranks, drowsy car rental stops: merged into an idle mass, absorbed in the contemplation of the daily hustle and bustle, supported by license and heedless of the terrain, in a continuous and capricious movement: immediate contact between strangers, oblivion of social constraints, identification in prayer and laughter, temporary suspension of hierarchies, joyful equality of bodies. » Juan Goytisolo
Afterwards you will have dinner in a palace recognized for its fine cuisine. Night at the hotel.
Day 4 : Marrakesh cooking classes
“People who love to eat are always the best people.” — Julia Child
After breakfast in the hotel, you have a cooking class whit a master chef who teaches you the secrets of spices. You prepare together your dish that you will eat together, whether it is good or not. With time you will certainly be a little chef of Moroccan cuisine and you can impress your entourage by preparing dishes with a Moroccan touch.
Rest of time at your disposal for relaxing or visiting the vicinity of your hotel. Night in your hotel.
Day 5 : Marrakesh/ El Kelaa (countryside)
“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… The people who give you their food give you their heart.” — Cesar Chavez
You will go to the countryside, 1 hour drive north of Marrakesh on the road from Fez, to the small town of EL KELAA des SRAGHNA, where you will have a typical country lunch of the region with a family in all simplicity. Retour to Marrakesh at 4 pm. Time at your disposal. Night at your hotel.
Day 6 : Marrakesh/ Ourika valley (High Atlas)
“”A river is more than an amenity, it is a treasure. It offers a necessity of life that must be rationed among those who have power over it. “
After the breakfast in the hotel, departure for the Ourika valley in the High Atlas, passing through small Berber villages and terraced crops in the mountains where nature is well reserved. After your arrival, you will discover a well reserved place by walking a narrow path between the river and the mountains and you will have your lunch by the river in one of the small restaurants run by local residents. You can visit one of the female cooperatives for the extraction of the famous and virtuous Argan oil. After returning to your hotel in Marrakech. Time at your disposal to do what you want. Night at the hotel
Day 7 : Marrakesh Airport Transfer and the end of Morocco food tour
After breakfast at the hotel, and in accordance with your return flight, transfer to Marrakesh airport and end of our service.
“The one who is used to travel, knows that one day it is necessary to leave” Paulo Coelho
This itinerary is only a suggestion, all our trips are tailor-made according to each client.
This product is suitable for: Couple / between girls / Solo/ Family.