Bazaars, Deserts & Atlas Mountains - Superior

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Get a glimpse of the life and colour of the Jemaa el Fna square in Marrakech, stroll through modern Rabat and experience the story of the thousand and one nights in Fez. Cross the Atlas Mountains to Midelt and Erfoud and enter the desert of Erg Chebbi, the Gorges of Todra and the Dades Valley until you reach the magnificent Kasbahs of Ait Ben Haddou in Ouarzazate.

Destinations
  • Africa
  • Morocco
Tour Types
  • Cities
  • Circuits
Departure Points
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Newcastle
  • Birmingham
  • Belfast
  • Manchester
  • London Heathrow
  • Dublin Airport

Location: UK/Ireland - Marrakech

<p>Arrive at your departure airport, ready for a flight to Marrakech. Arrive in<strong> Marrakech</strong> and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day free to start discovering this wonderful city. A walk through the Medina allows you to enjoy the best of its architecture and the unique, colourful atmosphere of the city. <strong>Dinner</strong> and overnight stay in Marrakech.*</p> <p>* Dinner not included if you arrive after 20:00.</p> <p><strong>Important</strong>: If your outbound flight leaves at dawn (before 04: 00) you must arrive at the airport the night before the selected departure day. </p>

Accommodation Name: Adam Park Marrakech Hotel & Spa

Meals: Dinner

Location: Marrakech

<p><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the hotel. Today, <strong>embark on an eye-opening half-day tour of the wonders of Marrakech</strong>, starting with the Minaret of the Koutoubia, dating from the 13th century and the spiritual centre of Marrakech. Visit the Palace of the Bahia, the residence of the old vizir, known for its intricate tile and wood carving decoration. Discover how spices and argan oil are made in a local school before you head to Jemaa el Fna square home to the bustling souks, food vendors and stalls selling wicker baskets, traditional sweets and authentic souvenirs. At nightfall, the square looks magical as it is lit was thousands of lights. Spend the remainder of the day exploring Marrakech at your leisure. <strong>Dinner</strong> and overnight stay in Marrakech.</p>

Accommodation Name: Adam Park Marrakech Hotel & Spa

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Marrakech - Casablanca - Rabat - Meknes - Fez

<p><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the hotel. Set off by road towards iconic<strong> Casablanca</strong>, and enjoy a <strong>city tour</strong> where you can marvel at the Art Deco buildings and the Dar El Baida White House before visiting the Mohammed V Square and the upmarket Anfa district. Leave in the direction of <strong>Rabat </strong>to<strong> visit the Kasbah of the Oudayas</strong>, a citadel that is located to the north of the city. This fortress retains its Arab character of narrow alleys with white and blue fa&ccedil;ades that lead to viewpoints from which there are incredible views of the Atlantic coast. After the visit, travel to<strong> Meknes</strong> to see the intricately tiled exterior of the <strong>Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail.</strong> Finally, head to the city of <strong>Fez</strong>. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Fez.</p>

Accommodation Name: Barcelo Fes Medina

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Fez

<p><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the hotel. Enjoy a<strong> full day tour of Fez, </strong>considered the centre of Islam in Morocco. It is the intellectual and religious capital of the country. Begin with a panoramic view from one of the hills surrounding the city, then visit the bronze doors of the Royal Palace and walk into the medina to visit Medersas, the centre of Koranic studies. Explore the workshops in the artisan neighbourhoods. Walk along the broad Boulevard of Mohamed V and stroll through the endless streets of the world's largest medina. After the visit, return to the hotel. Overnight stay in Fez.</p>

Accommodation Name: Barcelo Fes Medina

Meals: Breakfast

Location: Fez - Midelt - Erfoud

<p><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the hotel. Depart through the gentle mountains of the Middle Atlas, until you reach the city of <strong>Midelt,</strong> known for its apple cultivation. Continue along a beautiful route and view Berber life first hand. Arrive in<strong> Erfoud</strong>, at the edge of the great Sahara desert. Tonight, you have the opportunity to spend the night in a Berber Jaima Camp of your choice in the dunes of the Sahara.* <strong>Dinner</strong> and overnight stay in Erfoud.</p> <p><strong>* Optional Night in the Sahara Dunes</strong>. Take a 4x4 all-terrain vehicle to reach the high dunes of Merzouga. Admire the magical sunset and spend the night in a typical Berber Jaima Camp, with a traditional dinner included. You will stay in either Sahara Stars Camp, Oasis Luxury Camp or Royal Luxury Camp, depending on the availability on the day. </p> <p>Please note: If you would like to book this experience you must reserve it in advance, up to 30 days before departure, as places are limited. You will not be able to sleep in the hotel if you choose this optional night at the camp.</p>

Accommodation Name: Belere Hotel

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Erfoud - Gorges of Todgha - Dades Valley - Kalaat M'Gouna - Ouarzazate

<p><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the hotel. Today, visit the captivating <strong>Gorges of Todgha, </strong>and the <strong>Dades Valley, </strong>to experience the natural wonders of this unique landscape. Pass by ancient fortresses and lush oases before arriving at the small Berber town of <strong>Kalaat M'Gouna,</strong> famous for its roses and perfumes. Continue to <strong>Ouarzazate, </strong>a desert city and enjoy<strong> dinner</strong> and an overnight stay at the hotel.</p>

Accommodation Name: Ksar Ben Youssef

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Ouarzazate - Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech

<p><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the hotel. Embark on a visit to the <strong>Kasbah of Taourirt</strong>, the former residence of the Pacha Glaoui called the Lord of the Atlas Region. Continue to the majestic <strong>Kasbah of Ait Benhaddou</strong>, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This Kasbah, dotted with crenellated towers, is considered one of the most beautiful in the country and has often been a filming location for movies. In the afternoon, depart across the <strong>High Atlas</strong> mountains en route to Marrakech. Arrive in <strong>Marrakech,</strong> and spend the rest of the day exploring at your leisure. <strong>Dinner</strong> and overnight stay in Marrakech.</p>

Accommodation Name: Adam Park Marrakech Hotel & Spa

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

Location: Marrakech

<p><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the hotel. Set off in the morning for a day in the <strong>Atlas Mountains, </strong>to experience the local Berber culture. Stop in <strong>Asni</strong> and visit the weekly <strong>Berber Market, </strong>before heading up to <strong>Imlil, </strong>at 1740 metres above sea level, surrounded by quiet mountain villages. From here, meet a local guide an embark on a <strong>4km</strong> <strong>trek</strong> through the stunning landscapes of the mountains to the village of <strong>Aremd, </strong>set in the exceptionally beautiful valley of A&iuml;t Mizane Assif. Stop at a local Berber House for lunch (not included). Return to Imlil and transfer back to Marrakech. <strong>Dinner</strong> and overnight stay in Marrakech.</p>

Accommodation Name: Adam Park Marrakech Hotel & Spa

Meals: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Location: Marrakech - UK/Ireland

<p><strong>Breakfast</strong> at the riad. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport of Marrakech or Casablanca to board a flight back to the UK/Ireland. Arrive at the airport and end your trip.</p>

Meals: Breakfast

Included
  • -Transfers in air conditioned vehicles.
  • -Departure from the main UK and Ireland departure airports.
  • -ATOL Protection.
  • -Visits and entrances fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English speaking guide.
  • -International flights: UK/Ireland - Marrakech - UK/Ireland. *
  • -All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • -8 nights accommodation in Deluxe category hotels. **
  • -8 nights accommodation in Superior category hotels. **

Dates Price Single Availability
06-Sep-2021
9 Nights
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07-Sep-2021
9 Nights
Glasgow Flight Included View live deal View live deal
14-Sep-2021
9 Nights
Newcastle Flight Included View live deal View live deal
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01-Nov-2021
9 Nights
Belfast Flight Included View live deal View live deal
01-Nov-2021
9 Nights
Birmingham Flight Included View live deal View live deal
02-Nov-2021
9 Nights
Manchester Flight Included View live deal View live deal
06-Nov-2021
9 Nights
London Heathrow Flight Included View live deal View live deal
07-Nov-2021
9 Nights
Dublin Airport Flight Included View live deal View live deal
16-Nov-2021
9 Nights
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04-Dec-2021
9 Nights
Glasgow Flight Included View live deal View live deal
04-Dec-2021
9 Nights
Manchester Flight Included View live deal View live deal
06-Dec-2021
9 Nights
Glasgow Flight Included View live deal View live deal

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