Morocco with Revitalize Retreat and Kait VanHoff Yoga

Marrakech - Dades Gorges - Merzouga - Ait Ben Haddou

2022: May 14 - May 22


Discover the best of Morocco on a journey that starts in the bustling city of Marrakech, and finishes in the majestic Sahara Desert. Wander souks, roam palaces, experience a traditional Hamamm, smell fragrant spices, taste tajine, dance under the stars, flow and connect with daily yoga, and so much more.

  • 9 days

  • 10 - 20 spots

  • Double occupancy in 3-star hotels & Luxury Tents in the Sahara Desert

  • 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 7 dinners included

  • Fly into Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK). TrovaTrip will provide 3 transfers between 8am and 5pm.

  • Fly out of Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK). TrovaTrip will provide two transfers on the last day.

Activities Included

  • Yoga Session
  • Marrakech City Tour
  • Moroccan Cooking Class
  • Dades Valley Nature Walk and Tea
  • Canyon Hike
  • Scenic Drive to the Sahara Desert
  • Sunset Camel Ride
  • Dune Sandboarding
  • Ait Ben Haddou Tour
  • Hamman Spa Experience

Other Inclusions

  • Double Occupancy in 3-star Hotels & Luxury Tents in the Sahara Desert
  • Local Guide throughout Trip
  • All City Transfers
  • Arrival Airport Transfer (until 5pm on first day)
  • Departure Airport Transfer (morning of last day)
  • Professional photographer on trip that will be taking pictures throughout that you'll be able to have for your own keep sake + memories
  • 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch and 7 Dinners

Exclusions

  • International Flights
  • Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Visas & Travel Insurance
  • Airport Transfers Outside of Designated Times

Your Host

Kait Vanhoff

Kait is CEO and Founder of Revitalize Retreat, a company that aims to create unique retreat experiences that are more than just a yoga retreat! This company changed her life in the best way possible, and she wants to share that with others. She's a big advocate for living a balanced and healthy life. Kait loves helping people be in tune with themselves through yoga and connecting with the outdoors on each retreat.

Kait can always be found exploring the outdoors and taking advantage of the beautiful canyons by snowboarding, hiking, biking, and camping. Anything with mountains and fresh air, she's in!

Kait's passionate about mindfulness, personal development, family and friends, the outdoors, and connection.

Kait currently resides in Salt Lake City, UT.

Itinerary

Day 1

Saturday, May 14, 2022

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Day 1

Welcome to Morocco! We’re so excited to have you join us on this trip of a lifetime! You will be greeted at the airport and transported to your hotel in Marrakech where your adventure begins.

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Arrival Transfer

TrovaTrip will provide 3 transfers from Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK) , between 8 AM and 5 PM

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7:30 P.M.: Enjoy an included welcome dinner at the hotel. Note: dinner is a set menu.

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STARS Hotel

Overnight in Marrakech.

Day 2

Sunday, May 15, 2022

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Day 2

Wake up in Marrakech and enjoy your first full day exploring this lively city.

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Enjoy an included breakfast at the hotel.

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Yoga Session

Enjoy a morning yoga session. (~1.5 hours)

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Marrakech City Tour

9:00 A.M.: Your guided tour of Marrakech will begin at the colorful and highly decorated Bahia Palace, said to be the first building in North Africa decorated with stained glass. Your next stop will be the Majorelle Garden, a 2.5 acre botanical garden, with a bright blue villa. You’ll tour the Koutoubia Mosque, the largest mosque in Marrakech, with its minaret standing 230 feet tall. Lastly, the winding alleyways of Marrakech will take you to the souks (marketplaces) and the famous Jemaa el-Fnaa Square. (~4 hours)

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Transfer

4:00 P.M.: Transfer to your Moroccan cooking class. (~30 minutes)

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Moroccan Cooking Class

Indulge your senses with this yummy cooking lesson all about traditional Moroccan cuisine! Drive your tastebuds wild as you explore the flavors of tajine, seksu (couscous), zaalouk and khobz. You’ll try your hand at one or more of these delicious dishes and enjoy your finished product for dinner. Score!

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7:00 P.M.: Enjoy your creations from your cooking class for dinner.

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Transfer

Transfer back to your hotel for the evening. (~30 minutes)

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STARS Hotel

Overnight in Marrakech.

Day 3

Monday, May 16, 2022

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Day 3

Today you’ll leave the bustling streets of Marrakech and head east to the gorges of the Dadès Valley, ‘The Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs’.

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Enjoy an included breakfast at the hotel.

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Transfer

9:00 A.M.: Depart from your hotel and transfer to your hotel in Dades Gorges. (~3 hours)

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Dades Valley Nature Walk and Tea

After checking in, explore this ancient city with its historical kasbahs. Take in the magnificent views of the rugged Dadè Gorges and experience Maghrebi, Moroccan mint tea. No visit to the Dadès Valley is complete without Maghrebi, the ancient ritual that is central to the Moroccan way of life.

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Yoga Session

Enjoy an evening yoga session. (~1 hour)

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dinner

7:00 P.M.: Enjoy an included dinner at the hotel. Note: dinner is a set buffet.

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Riad Bahamou

Overnight in Dades Valley.

Day 4

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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Day 4

This morning you and your fellow Travelers will take time to enjoy and photograph the magnificent views, before spending the afternoon at your leisure.

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breakfast

Enjoy an included breakfast at the hotel.

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Yoga Session

Enjoy a morning yoga session. (~1.5 hours)

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Canyon Hike

9:00 A.M.: Lace up those hiking boots and head for the slot canyons on a scenic, yet adrenaline-pumping hike through the canyons of this area. Climb over, under and around as you get up close and personal with the dramatic beauty of this region. (~3 hours)

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dinner

7:00 P.M.: Enjoy an included dinner at the hotel. Note: dinner is a set buffet.

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Riad Bahamou

Overnight in Dades Valley.

Day 5

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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Day 5

You're off to the Sahara! Grab an early breakfast before you begin the scenic drive to the desert. This evening, enjoy a night of cultural exchange with a local Nomad Family and glamp under the stars.

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breakfast

Enjoy an included breakfast at the hotel.

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Yoga Session

Enjoy a morning yoga session. (~1.5 hours)

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Scenic Drive to the Sahara Desert

Enjoy a scenic drive out to the desert. (~4.5 hours) Please note: 45 minutes of this transfer will be by 4x4.

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Sunset Camel Ride

Saddle up! You’re in for a once-in-a-lifetime experience—a camel ride in the Sahara at sunset. After a short pre-trip instruction, you’ll climb onto your camel and head out for the sunset ride. The seemingly endless silence of the desert is an experience never forgotten and the sight of the massive dunes will take your breath away. (~30 minutes) Please note: start time is to be determined, but will take place approximately 30 minutes prior to sunset.

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7:00 P.M.: Enjoy an included dinner at camp. Note: dinner is a set menu.

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Madu Camp

Overnight in Merzouga.

Day 6

Thursday, May 19, 2022

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Day 6

Wake up to another day in the Sahara.

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breakfast

Enjoy an included breakfast at the camp.

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Dune Sandboarding

Strap on your board and carve your way down the massive dunes. Please note: the start time is up to you!

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Transfer

Transfer to lunch with a local Nomad Family by 4x4. (~20 minutes) Please note: your local guide will determine the departure time.

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lunch

Enjoy an included late lunch with a local Nomad Family.

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Transfer

After lunch, transfer back to your camp. (~20 minutes)

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Yoga Session

Enjoy a sunset yoga session. (~1 hour)

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dinner

7:00 P.M.: Enjoy an included dinner at camp. Note: dinner is a set menu.

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Madu Camp

Overnight in Merzouga.

Day 7

Friday, May 20, 2022

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Day 7

It's time to wave goodbye to the desert and make your way west, back toward the cities.

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breakfast

Enjoy an included breakfast at the camp.

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Yoga Session

Enjoy a morning yoga session. (~1 hour)

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Transfer

This morning, it is time to transfer to Ait Ben Haddou. (~5.5 hours) Please note: your local guide will determine the departure time.

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Ait Ben Haddou Tour

Welcome to Ait Ben Haddou, a Moroccan city of earthen clay architecture and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This city has also been used as a location for countless movies, including Gladiator and Game of Thrones. (~2 hours)

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Transfer

After your Ait Ben Haddou Tour, transfer back to your hotel for the evening.

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dinner

7:00 P.M.: Enjoy an included dinner at the hotel. Note: dinner is a set menu.

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Kasbah Tamdakht

Overnight in Ait Ben Haddou.

Day 8

Saturday, May 21, 2022

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Day 8

On your last full day here in Morocco, you'll make your way back to Marrakech. For one last treat here, enjoy the unique spa experience of a Hammam scrub! Sure to having you feel clean & fresh after a week of travel, the Hammam experience will be one for the books. Squeeze in some last minute shopping or exploration before meeting up with the group for the farewell dinner. Cheers to an incredible week spent with wonderful people!

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COVID-19 Testing

Today you will take your required COVID-19 test for re-entry into the United States. Please note: If you require testing outside of this time, you will be responsible for making your own testing arrangements.

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breakfast

Enjoy an included breakfast at the hotel.

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Yoga Session

Enjoy a morning yoga session. (~1 hour)

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Transfer

Check out of your hotel, then transfer to your hotel in Marrakech. (~4 hours)

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Transfer

Time to transfer to your Hammam Scrub! (~20 minutes)

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Hamman Spa Experience

4:00 P.M.: Come and enjoy a hammam, a traditional Moroccan steam bath. The hammam is made of marble or stone that encapsulates hot steam for a deep and refreshing cleanse. Vitamin-E and olive based soaps are used to nourish and exfoliate the skin. (~1 hour)

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Transfer

After the Hammam Scrub, transfer back to your hotel. (~20 minutes)

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Transfer

Transfer to a local restaurant for your farewell dinner. (~20 minutes)

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dinner

7:30 P.M.: Enjoy an included farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Cheers to an incredible week spent with wonderful people! Please note: dinner is a set menu.

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Transfer

After the farewell dinner, transfer back to your hotel for the evening. (~20 minutes)

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STARS Hotel

Overnight in Marrakech.

Day 9

Sunday, May 22, 2022

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Day 9

All good things must come to an end. Until next time!

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breakfast

Enjoy an included breakfast at the hotel.

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Airport Transfer

TrovaTrip will provide 2 transfers to Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK) on the last day

Cancellation Policy

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60 days pre-trip Non-refundable Non-refundable

*If you cancel when your spot is confirmed and outside of 60 days until departure, you can receive a trip credit for your down payment minus the $100 cancellation fee.

For our full cancellation policy, see our Terms & Conditions.

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