Upon arrival in Casablanca, the economic capital of Morocco, you will be met and transferred by our car to your place of stay l. Depending on arrival time; you will visit the city, including an optional visit to the Hassan II, one of the world’s biggest mosques. Your dinner may be served at “La Scala” (or elsewhere), and then you’ll head to your hotel to relax prepare for your trip & overnight.
After breakfast we head south to the Val d'Argan estate in Essaouira will invite you to discover its "tasting menu" to live a gourmet odyssey in the countryside. You’ll discover a selection of wines - at discretion - of the “Perle” family which perfectly accompany the dishes coming from the soil of Essaouira. And then, you’ll head toward an oriental pastries and tea workshop at Atelier Madada from 3.30 pm to 5.00 pm. Afterwards, you’ll benefit from a free time to walk in the Medina. Eventually you’ll be taken to your place of stay for dinner and accommodation.
After breakfast, you’ll devote your morning to visit the goat farm Meskala cooperative and the Marjana cooperative of Argan oil. Following your lunch break, you’ll enjoy guided tour at the oldest market Mellah, a great souk of spices, where a voluminous cones of powdered spices and medicinal herbs line up in a succession of colors and scents. Then, you will be welcomed in a traditional cafe to observe the preparation of different types of Moroccan crepes, msemen, harcha. The baker will share his daily ritual with you, while making bread and cooking it, you’ll even have the chance to taste it right from the oven. In addition to herbs, the stalls offer all kinds of products and ointments for body care: white or Mauritanian clay for face and skin, stones for the feet, not to mention the many herbal teas, perfumes, mineral or vegetable incense and soaps. Within the afternoon, we’ll continue to Djma El Fnaa Square in Marrakech where you can visit many small restaurants serve "street food". In one of them, you can taste the harira, a Moroccan soup with dates. This dish is very popular during the Ramadan period, but the rest of the year is just a snack. Your next tasting will be tangia, a Moroccan stew cooked in a terracotta pot of the same name. Dinner will be served in a popular cafe that has carefully preserved the method of preparation and cooking of this succulent dish. Your evening will end with a spicy tea in the heart of the square.
After an early hearty breakfast, you’ll leave to Beni Melal, one of the largest agricultural centers in the country. You’ll visit the cooperative ZOYOUT olive oil. And then, you may have lunch at the Hotel de France around the Atlas Trout or (elsewhere). Afterwards, you’ll visit the Azrou fish farm. And then, you’ll continue your way to Fez by Crossing Ifrane, the little Moroccan Swiss. Eventually you’ll be taken to your hotel for a typical Fassi dinner and accommodation.
The Fassie gastronomic culture has certainly Andalusian influences and the savory-sweet dishes are a perfect example. After breakfast, you’ll prepare for your cooking class appointment: More than a traditional course of Moroccan cuisine, it is especially a demonstration that will immerse you in the Moroccan culture. The dishes are prepared by teaching you the cultural significance of food in Moroccan life. And finally you’ll taste the fruit of your course by dominating the city from our terrace. Your afternoon will be dedicated to visit Fez, the oldest of the imperial cities founded in the 8th century by Moulay Idriss II. You’ll explore the medieval medina with its Medersas, Attarine and Bou Inania (Islamic religious universities), the Nejjarine fountain, the Moulay Idriss mausoleum and the Karaouine mosque. Ultimately, you’ll be transferred to your place of stay for dinner and accommodation.
After breakfast, you’ll visit the fish market, and then prepare for your cooking class lesson where you’ll lunch. You’ll dedicate your afternoon to the departure to Tangier. You’ll start with the Kasbah place where great artists and writers came over time. Then, you’ll continue to the archaeological museum before entering the maze of colorful streets. Dinner and accommodation at hotel.
After breakfast, you’ll make your way back to Casablanca by crossing Moulay Bousselam, where you can stop for a fish and spider crab tasting. Upon your arrival to Casablanca, you’ll be transferred to your hotel for dinner and accommodation.
After breakfast, according to your flight departure schedule, you’ll slightly prepare your luggage full of joyful memories and head to Mohamed V airport.