updated 8/25/2009 9:40:06 AM ET 2009-08-25T13:40:06

The Real Deal: Round-trip airfare on a Royal Air Moroc carrier arriving in Casablanca and departing from Marrakech; one night at the Golden Tulip Farah in Casablanca, two nights at the Zalagh Parc Palace in Fès, and three nights at the Mansour Eddahbi Hotel in Marrakech; six breakfasts and six dinners; all ground transportation and transfers; guided tours and entrances fees, including admission to the Hassan II Mosque; the services of a tour director and local guides; and hotel taxes and fuel surcharges, from $1,899 per person — plus taxes and fees of $100.

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When: Nov. 22, Dec. 6, 2009, Jan. 10, 2010; add $100 for Feb. 14, 2010; $150 for Oct. 18, 2009; $200 for Mar. 14, 2010.

Gateways: New York City; additional gateways are available through other airlines, but the rates vary and are subject to confirmation at the time of reservation. Contact Friendly Planet directly for more information.

The fine print: Taxes are an additional $100 per person. Based on double occupancy; single supplement is $320 (add $30 for the Mar. 14 departure). Refer to tour code d-1549214 at the time of booking. Read these guidelines before you book any Real Deal.

Book by: Sept. 2, 2009. Add $300 for bookings made after that date.

Contact: Friendly Planet, 800/555-5765, friendlyplanet.com.

Why it's a deal: According to a recent search on Kayak, the lowest multicity fare — New York City to Casablanca and Marrakech to New York City — is $991 including taxes (Iberia). For an additional $1,008, the Friendly Planet package covers airfare as well as six nights' accommodations, six breakfasts, six dinners, local transportation, guided sightseeing, admission fees and the services of a tour director and local guides. Plus, you save up to $300 per person off the regular price if you book by Sept. 2.

More: There are three optional activities: a Moroccan dinner and a show ($48 per person), a traditional Moroccan dinner in a palace featuring belly dancing and other entertainment ($72 per person), and tea with a Moroccan family ($40 per person). Need more time? Postpone your departure date from Marrakech for an additional $100 per person; rates start at $110 per person for one night with breakfast at the Mansour Eddahbi.

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