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Family Adventure Holiday in Morocco

This two-week adventure uncovers the very best that Morocco offers. You'll travel through the High Atlas Mountains passing fortified Kasbahs, as well as stay in a hotel with an observatory and into the heart of the Sahara, where fertile oases contrast the vast sand dunes before reaching the chilled-out coastal city of Essouira. On our way we will take a camel caravan to a wonderfully located desert camp, spending an amazing night sleeping under the stars. Boarding bikes we cycle to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, visit film sets from block-buster movies, learn how to cook a traditional Berber meal and have the opportunity to try surfing in the Atlantic.

Tour Highlights

  • Atlas Mountains - Day hike in the High Atlas where we have lunch with a local family
  • Ouarzazate - Visit the Atlas Film Studios, the film set of 'Gladiator' and 'Lawrence of Arabia'
  • Tidri Dunes - Travel like a nomad on a camel in the desert and learn how to make Berber bread
  • Berber Villages - Visit the villages of the Tizi n' Test pass and meet a local Berber family
  • Marrakech - Explore the fascinating Medina and Djemaa El Fna square with its snake charmers and acrobats plus try out a water park
  • Essaouira - Learn how to windsurf and try out painting in this artistic town
  • Zagora - create your own plate in the Tamegroute pottery

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour in Marrakech

  • 2
    Morning sightseeing tour by calesh of Marrakech

  • 3
    Cross the High Atlas to Ouarzazate, visit a Film Studio and Arabic lesson

  • 4
    Cycle to Ait Ben Hadou

  • 5
    Drive to Zagora via Draa Valley and use an Observatory

  • 6
    Camel ride into the desert, Hike the dunes and Learn how to make bread

  • 7
    Across the Anti-Atlas

  • 8
    Over Tizi n Test pass and Cooking a traditional Berber meal

  • 9
    Hike in the Berber villages and Visit a local family for lunch

  • 10
    Ouirgane to Tahanaoute via an Adventure park

  • 11
    In Marrakech and Water Park

  • 12
    Marrakech to Essaouira, Painting session

  • 13
    In Essaouira, optional surfing lesson

  • 14
    Return to Marrakech

  • 15
    Marrakech

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Family Kasbahs and Camels
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Why Book this tour
This tour is for families that want a real adventure and the time to discover a country from its deserts and mountains to coastal towns. The itinerary is designed to meet local people from having lunch with mountain villagers to trying out Arabic and making Berber bread. We also have the option to learn how to surf and use a rooftop observatory to watch the amazing starry sky in the desert. We have also included 'comfort' style hotels where possible to give an added element of luxury after a hard day of adventure.
Included meals 14 4 11
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Minimum Age
From 7 years
Transport
4WD, Minibus, On Foot
Accommodation
9 nights Comfortable Hotel
3 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Basic Camping
1 night Comfortable Riad
Tour Staff
Explore Tour Leader, Support Driver(s)
Group Size
Generally 14 - 20