This trip was a great introduction to Morocco and its history and culture. The travel company and staff were congenial and helpful and enticing - the perfect combination to keep us excited to visit Morocco - we were literally counting the days for our departure :)
These were the highlights of our trip in order of occurrance:
1. Chellah (I have a zillion pictures of storks :)
2. Volubilis (the history of Roman influence from our guide was as interesting as the ruins themselves)
3. Merzouga Desert (Stargazing and sunrise was amazing - so was the quiet of the location after the souks)
4. Ben Haddou (fun to climb to the top; view was great!)
5. Saadian Tombs and Bahia Palace (Moroccans sure put "art" into architecture - I took a zillion pictures)
6. Cooking class (the head chef and all the female cooks were so helpful and attentive; it was fun mixing it up with other couples in the class)
7. Hiking in the Atlas (a bit daunting going up - I had just re-injured my knee, and uneven steps made me anxious... guide was awesome and generous with his help - and we took the donkey trail back down :) The views were amazing; tea with the guide's family was fun!)
8. The Hammam (well organized and satisfying spa treatment)
9. Hotel in Marrakesh was a lovely place to stay!
I would stay longer and add a coastal experience as well
I would omit the tasting experience - it was an odd choice of tasting items and no real explanation of what Moroccans eat on a daily basis
I would only spend a half day maximum in the souks - too crowded; too repetitious
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