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Marrakesh, Mountains & Desert

11 days from £2,880pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Embark on a 'tasting trail' through vibrant Marrakesh, discovering the country's delicious cuisine.

  • Spend a night in a luxury tented camp in the Sahara Desert.

  • Hike through the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains and meet a local Berber family.

  • Visit Ait Ben Haddou, an iconic ksar town used as a location in many films.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
In destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
All accommodation
  • Marrakesh
  • Skoura
  • Erg Chebbi
  • Ouarzazate
  • High Atlas Mountains

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 Marrakesh

Day 1 Marrakesh

International outbound flight , Marrakesh

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Marrakesh. You'll be met at the airport by a private car and driven to your centrally located hotel.

Day 2 Marrakesh

Day 2 Marrakesh

Marrakesh

You have the morning at leisure. We suggest wandering through the souqs to try out your haggling skills, before exploring one of the cafes or restaurants overlooking Djemma El Fna. Late this afternoon, embark on a tasting trail through Marrakesh with your private guide, sampling some of the country's delicious cuisine from stalls and restaurants.

Day 3 Marrakesh

Day 3 Marrakesh

Marrakesh

Today embark on a privately guided tour of the hidden side of Marrakesh today, including its foundouks, souqs and the Marjorelle Gardens.

Day 4 Marrakesh

Day 4 Marrakesh

Marrakesh

Enjoy a traditional cookery course run by local chef this morning, before joining a private guide for a photography tour of the city's most photogenic areas.

Day 5 Skoura

Day 5 Skoura

Marrakesh , Skoura

You leave Marrakesh today and drive to Skoura, via Telouet and the iconic kasbah of Ait Benhaddou. You'll be accompanied by your private driver, who will be able to stop along the way for as many photo stops as you wish.

Day 6 Erg Chebbi

Day 6 Erg Chebbi

Skoura , Erg Chebbi

You'll be driven to the Erg Chebbi in the Sahara Desert today, staying in a luxury desert camp overnight. Watching the sun set over the endless dunes and the unbroken starscape will be one of the highlights of your trip.

Day 7 Ouarzazate

Day 7 Ouarzazate

Erg Chebbi , Ouarzazate

Today you leave the desert with your private driver, and drive to Ouarzazate, via the spectacular scenery of the Dades Valley and Todra Gorge.

Day 8 High Atlas Mountains

Day 8 High Atlas Mountains

Ouarzazate , High Atlas Mountains

You'll be driven to the High Atlas Mountains today. Upon arrival, the rest of the day is at your leisure to relax at your hotel and admire the views.

Day 9 High Atlas Mountains

Day 9 High Atlas Mountains

High Atlas Mountains

At leisure in the High Atlas Mountains. There are a number of possible walks you can embark on in the local area, which take you through the mountain foothills and the Ouirgane Valley.

Day 10 High Atlas Mountains

Day 10 High Atlas Mountains

High Atlas Mountains

Today you venture to a rural Berber village to explore their local life and rituals. Spend time with a Berber family and cook a traditional meal together in their home as well as visiting a ceramic and weaving workshop in the village.

Day 11 International return flight

Day 11 International return flight

High Atlas Mountains , International return flight

Return to Marrakesh Airport with your private driver, ready for your onward flight. Your return flight will arrive the same day.

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