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Advice on private tour Morocco

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I was looking for some advice - My husband and I are active 60 year old Canadians planning to spend 3 weeks in Morocco (dates yet to be finalized, but tentatively between Mid October to late November We are hoping to get a private guide and driver to see/do the following:

1/ While we prefer less touristic places we are keen to experience Marakesh, despite that. In Marakesh we want to stay in a Riad, tour the market both day and night, tour the winding streets with a guide and perhaps do a food tour of the night market.
2/ Have an authentic Hamman experience somewhere in Morocco (we heard the public ones might be most authentic but???)
3/ Not too keen on Casablanca at all but if we have to be there briefly we would enjoy seeing the Mosque Hassan. Is this reasonable?
4/ if in the area, Volubilis interests us but not a must
5/ Chefchaouen seems like a must for us (I am an enthusiastic amateur photographer)
6/ Fez and the tanning beds
7/ A camel ride in the Sahara Desert and sleeping in a Berber tent.
8/ See the Argan trees with the goats in them wherever that is (important to me)
9/ A cooking class in Tagine somewhere
10/ Erfoud might be a nice stop for some date tasting
11/ Essaouria , and other coastal areas to watch surfers enjoy the beaches and swim (perhaps Sidi Kaouki, Agadir ???)
12/ Perhaps Erg Chigaga would be good as well as we heard it is interesting
13/ Some hiking for a few days in the mountains( guided and overnight with someone or donkey carrying our things)

My questions are:

1/ Do we have enough time set aside (we are retired, so are flexible on dates)
2/ Are we missing anything important with this plan?
3/ Which airport should we fly into?
4/ Any advice on reputable operators to seek for guides?
5/ We hike regularly here in the Canadian Rockies - 10 to 20 kms with ~600m of elevation gain, but they are only 7 to 8 thousand feet max - so we are leery about the altitudes for the High Atlas, so think the Riff Mountains or Mid Atlas might be better??? We struggle in Vail and Breckinridge with altitude sickness so don't want to experience that.
6/ We were thinking of tagging in a trip to Barcelona and Seville as well (more time we know) - we want the best time for Morocco and not quite as worried about the best time for Spain.
7) Any suggestions for private tour companies?

Tanya Collins

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