Retrace Santiago's Journey through Spain, Morocco, and Egypt
July 1 - 8, 2018

The Alchemist's Journey

8 days/7 nights

Spend a week retracing the journey portrayed in The Alchemist. Originally published in 1988, the iconic and inspiring book is heralded as life-changing by Oprah, Pharrell, and Will Smith. The epic journey will take us across 2 continents and 3 nations by train, ferry, airplane, and even camel back. This unique trip will ignite the explorer and the alchemist in you.

Highlights

  • Relax and exploring the majestic landscapes and historic towns of Southern Spain by train

  • Cross the Straight of Gibraltar by ferry, the same way that Santiago did it in the book

  • Peruse Moroccan markets and witness the hustle of Casablanca

  • Touch ancient Egyptian monuments and archaeological sites

  • Dine on the Nile River, and take a camel ride

  • Treat yourself to the refreshing ambiance and adventure of the Al Fayoum Oasis

The Curated Itinerary

Day 1: Rendezvous in Madrid

Explore the city, rest, and prepare for the trip of a lifetime.

Day 2: Train Ride through the Landscapes of Andalusia

Meet up at Atocha Station and embark on a calm ride through the green landscapes of southern Spain.

Day 3: Tour Historic Seville

Meet up at Atocha Station and embark on a calm ride through the green landscapes of southern Spain.

Day 4: From Tarifa to Casablanca

We'll follow the levanter across the straight of Gibraltar to Africa, we're we'll take in the city of Tarifa and proceed to Casablanca, Morocco.

Day 5: Get to Know Casablanca

Meet up at Atocha Station and embark on a calm ride through the green landscapes of southern Spain.

Day 6: Head to Egyptian Treasure

Fly to Cairo, get steps closer to our Treasure and personal legends. End the day with a peaceful dinner on the Nile.

Day 7: Tour Ancient Egypt

We'll follow the levanter across the straight of Gibraltar to Africa, we're we'll take in the city of Tarifa and proceed to Casablanca, Morocco.

Day 8: Reflection at the Oasis

Choose your own adventure--or rest at the Al Fayoum Oasis.

Pricing

$2,550 ($500 deposit)

$2,450 (paid in Full)

Included:

  • 9 day/8 nights lodging in boutique hotels (double occupancy)

  • All transfers, ground transportation (including train and ferry)

  • All historical site and museum entrance fees

  • Breakfasts

  • Nile River Cruise

  • Social media ready photos of you every step of the way

  • A complimentary copy of The Alchemist

Not included:
  • International flights

  • All meals not listed

  • Optional excursions

  • Travel insurance

$500 deposit required by March 15 to reserve your spot, or pay in full. 

Ask me about referral discounts.

FAQ about traveling with AfroBuenaventura Travels.

Readers worldwide herald Paulo's Coehlo's The Alchemist as a life-changing read. It has sold millions of copies and has been printed in over 70 languages since its publication in 1988. The story follows a young Andalusian shepherd named Santiago in his journey to the pyramids of Egypt, after having a recurring dream of finding treasure there. His journey, and the wise characters he meets along the way is not only a coming of age story, but one that inspires all who read it to pursue their deepest desires and live a fulfilled life.

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