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10 days from CAD6,160pp
Hike Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains and have mint tea with a local family.
Immerse yourself in the spice-scented souqs of Marrakesh.
Visit the unparalleled majesty of the Alhambra Palace in Spain’s southern city of Granada.
Relax in the sun-drenched squares of Seville and experience a traditional flamenco performance.
- The Atlas Mountains
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Day 1 The Atlas Mountains
Arrive into Marrakesh airport where a driver will be waiting to take you directly into the High Atlas Mountains to a relaxing kasbah-hotel. Enjoy some down time after your flight and soak up the views.
Day 2 The Atlas Mountains
There will be time to explore the sweeping scenery today on a guided hike through the Ourika Valley with a guide. The hiking routes vary from easy to difficult, so your guide can tailor the hike to suit you. En route, stop in a traditional village to spend some time with a local family in their home, sharing stories over a cup of mint tea.
Day 3 Marrakesh
Today you will travel to Marrakesh and your riad, which is located in the heart of the medina. Spend the afternoon relaxing on the roof terrace or venture out to explore the souqs.
Day 4 Marrakesh
Enjoy a full-day tour of Marrakesh, visiting the main historical sites such as the Koutoubia Mosque, the Saadien Tombs, Bahia Palace and the Jewish Quarter. The afternoon will be focused on the cultural side of the city, winding your way through the different artisan areas within the souqs. End the day with dinner in the Djemaa el Fna, which comes alive with food stalls, henna artists, scribes and musical performers each evening.
Day 5 Granada
Today there will be time to explore one final highlight in Morocco, the Hassan II Mosque, an exquisite example of Moroccan architecture located around two and half hours away in Casablanca. After your tour, travel to Casablanca International Airport for your flight to Malaga in southern Spain. On arrival, a driver will transfer you to the historic city of Granada and your next hotel.
Day 6 Granada
Continue your exploration of Islamic architecture on a guided tour of Spain's Alhambra Palace and the city of Granada. The Alhambra was built by Moorish kings during their rule of southern Spain and reflects the ornate styles and geometric designs of the empire. In the afternoon, visit the old Moorish quarter as well as the Capilla Real, where Ferdinand and Isabella, the first Catholic rulers of Granada, are buried.
Day 7 Seville
Day 8 Seville
This morning, enjoy a walking tour of Seville to see the city's highlights, including the Giralda Tower and the Real Alcázar. The afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure and this evening, take a tapas tour of the city, ending at a special flamenco performance.
Day 9 Seville
Day 10 Return home
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