Morocco with Edouardo Jordan
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Morocco Heart & Soul
Savor Morocco's rich cultural and culinary heritage with Chef Edouardo Jordan
March 17 - 25, 2022
Reserve your spot in Morocco with Edouardo Jordan
9 Days, 8 Nights
Exclusive culinary look at Marrakech, Fes and the Atlas Mountains
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You’re navigating a labyrinth of medieval souks as the call to prayer echoes out from ancient mosques. Spices and sizzling kebabs perfume the air. You’re in Marrakech, emerging at dusk into the buzzing heart of the city, Djemaa el Fna, as the vast square fills with soothsayers and snake charmers, musicians and acrobats. Shouts from merchants and food sellers compete for your attention. The experience is chaos, it’s commotion—and it’s incredible, plucked from time and swirling with color and flavor. This is the Morocco you’ve always dreamed of.
Along with you is Edouardo Jordan, the two-time James Beard Award-winning chef from Seattle by way of the American South. Edouardo knows you can’t understand food without understanding where it comes from. He has a passion for the way ingredients and tradition bring cultures together. North African herbs and spices, the home-spun Southern dishes his grandma Meggie used to make, there’s a through-line here that Edouardo can’t wait to explore while we connect with Morocco’s thousand years of culinary traditions.
If your idea of the perfect adventure involves slowing down and experiencing a place deeply—and if you love really good food—this trip is for you. Learn the meaning and tradition behind every bite, at bustling souks and markets, at hands-on workshops with local chefs and artisans. Experience Morocco at its most timeless and delicious with Chef Edouardo Jordan.
The rich complexity of Moroccan cuisine: slow-cooked tagines, traditional street foods, North African spices
The art and architecture, sounds of the bazaars, a sunrise call to prayer, the colors and textures of the markets
Marrakech timeless souks, breathtaking Atlas Mountain villages, the centuries-old workshops of Fes
With Edouardo, and with local chefs and artisans at hands-on workshops devoted to Arab, Berber and Jewish culture
3 Reasons to Travel with Edouardo Jordan
The star Seattle chef is a two-time James Beard Award winner, with a passion for cooking that's landed him in some of the world’s top kitchens. But it's his grandma's Southern cooking—and ultimately the spices, traditions and African influences in Southern cuisine—that he's excited to explore, because Edouardo Jordan knows you can't understand food without understanding where it comes from.
Edouardo’s second restaurant, JuneBaby, is a winding road of Southern food’s past. The menu even has its own encyclopedia, because his mission is to share the origin and meaning behind his food.
“When you think about it, the South and Morocco are both so deeply rooted in their food, there’s so much soul to them. I’m interested in experiencing and learning. Travel is all about learning.”
Family Is Everything
Edouardo learned to make Southern dishes like chitlins and grits in his grandma's kitchen. Today, he introduces his son to their heritage and the world through cooking.
La Maison ArabeMarrakech
Luxuriate in this palatial riad, a traditional stately home centered around a lush courtyard just steps from the medina. It's the epitome of elegance, offering traditional Moroccan craftsmanship, a world-class restaurant and hammam spa. But we won’t blame you if you spend all your time lounging by the swimming pool beneath the swaying palm fronds.
Kasbah Bab OurikahAtlas Mountains
Kasbahs are former fortresses built with high walls—which for us means sweeping views over Ourika Valley farmland and the serene foothills. The sunsets and stargazing here are spectacular. Wander the gardens, relax on your private terrace or in the infinity pool. Our kasbah experience is stylish and nurturing, a peaceful mountain escape with all the modern comforts.
A traditional, opulent riad in the center of Fes with all the comforts of a modern stay. The family-run property puts an emphasis on local, working exclusively with a close community of artisans and craftspeople. With its palatial gardens, rooftop deck and traditional hammam spa, it is the definitive Fes getaway.
Book Morocco with Edouardo Jordan
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What does the price include?
Eight nights at unique four- and five-star accommodations; internal flight from Marrakech to Fes; private travel for all day trips and excursions; private tours with local guides and cultural experts; exclusive VIP access, tastings and hands-on cooking experiences; guided activities, adventures and expeditions; entrance fees; daily breakfasts, most lunches and dinners; local beverages with meals.
What does the price not include?
International roundtrip airfare; travel insurance; transportation to the trip’s starting point; activities not included in the trip itinerary; hotel incidentals including room service, laundry service and hotel bar tabs; food and beverages not included in itinerary; gratuity for tour leader.
What are the arrival & departure details
Our adventure begins at La Maison Arabe in Marrakech, Morocco. The closest airport is Marrakech’s Menara Airport (RAK), about a 20-minute drive from our hotel. We recommend arriving one day early to ensure you’re at our starting point on time. Our trips ends in Fes, Morocco, roughly a 40-minute drive from the Fes–Saïss Airport (FEZ).
What travel documents are needed?
US citizens are not required to have a visa for tourist visits to Morocco, but are required to show a valid US passport. It is recommended that your passport is valid for six months after your travels are over. For citizens of other countries, please check with the Morocco Embassy or Consulate for information and requirements.
Do I need to pay a solo traveler supplement?
For solo travelers there is a $1,500 single-supplement fee, paid at the time of booking to secure a private room. If you would like us to pair you with a roommate, that option may be available upon checkout—these spots are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Who is going on this trip?
Our adventures typically have between 10 and 20 guests, and our Modern Adventure Team. Our experiences are fun and inclusive and you can expect to be joined by a diverse group in terms of age, background and interests—including solo travelers, couples and friends traveling together. This adventure is for travelers age 18 and above.
Who is leading this trip?
This trip is led by an expert Modern Adventure Trip Leader. They’re an experienced travel guide, a representative of Modern Adventure and your go-to person for questions or concerns on the trip. We’ll be joined throughout our adventure by local, expert guides who are deeply knowledgeable with respect to local cultures, customs and history and are passionate about sharing that with us.
What is the cancelation policy?
You may cancel on or before November 17, 2021 and receive a full refund minus a $500 per-person service fee. On or after November 18, 2021 there is a 50% cancelation fee. On or after January 16, 2022 there is a 100% cancelation fee. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance as we are not able to make exceptions to this policy in cases of family/medical emergency or of the trip being canceled (see our Terms and Conditions for full details).