Walks & Treks - Marrakech & The Atlas Mountains

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Walks & Treks - Marrakech & The Atlas Mountains

Morocco • 7 Nights • Solos Board • NEW



Walking in Morocco awakens your senses, from the scent of spices wafting out of villagers houses, the patch of colours from the ochre buildings, fruit orchards, lush, green valleys and snow-capped peaks. Join us as we discover this beautiful country from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech to the peaceful Atlas Mountains and traditional Berber villages on this twin-centre holiday.

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Day 1 UK – Marrakech, Morocco. Today we arrive into bustling Marrakech. After checking into our hotel, why not take a stroll to Jamaa el Fnaa Square, which is only a 15 minute walk from our hotel. Later we can enjoy a welcome drink and dinner at our hotel. Overnight Marrakech (D).

Day 2 – Marrakech. Today we will experience a full day city tour of Marrakech. Marrakech, a former imperial city in western Morocco, is a major economic centre and home to mosques, palaces and gardens. The medina is a densely packed, walled medieval city dating to the Berber Empire, with maze-like alleys where thriving souks sell traditional textiles, pottery and jewellery. A symbol of the city, and visible for miles, is the Moorish minaret of 12-Cetnruy Koutoubia Mosque. Overnight Marrakech (B, D).

Day 3 – Marrakech – Ouirgane, Morocco. Today our journey begins into the High Atlas Mountains as we drive to the Marigha Mountains. We’ll meet the cook who will be preparing our lunch before embarking on our first trek through the famous olive groves to reach Ouirgane and our next hotel. This evening we can relax by the pool to unwind after our first walking day. Overnight Ouirgane (B, L).

Day 4 – Ouirgane. This morning we depart the hotel and drive to Asni Village, a small town in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains. Then we will head to Tamadout before starting our second walk through the beautiful countryside to the Berber village of Tinzert. Overnight Ouirgane (B, L).

Day 5 – Ouirgane. After breakfast we drive onwards to Asni and then to the village of Tizi n’ Tamatert. Our trek begins at an elevation of 2300m and we walk down to the traditional village of Tineghrine at 1700m. After lunch, we continue onto the Aguersioual pass, and the final leg takes onto Aguersioual Village. Overnight Ouirgane (B, L).

Day 6 – Ouirgane. We drive to Asni today once again before embarking on our fourth walk to Asselda, then onto to Terre Amanar resort. Today’s final leg takes you down to Zaouiat Bouhita Village. Overnight Ouirgane (B, L).

Day 7 – Ouirgane. After breakfast it is time for our final walk. Starting at the village of Imlil, a hive of activity in the heart of the mountains our walk takes in the Cirque Aremd, countless waterfalls and many Berber villages. Overnight Ouirgane (B, L).

Day 8 – Ouirgane – UK. After breakfast we transfer back to Marrakech airport for our return flight back to the UK. (B).


Our accommodation


Marrakech & the Atlas Mountains

 

Kech Boutique Hotel & Spa ****

Located in the Agdal neighbourhood of Marrakech our hotel overlooks the Oukaimeden Mountains. Nearby attractions include the Palace of Bahia and Badii and the Souks are only a 5-minute walk away.

Facilities include

Facilities include bar, 2 restaurants, outdoor pool, spa & wellness centre (extra charge) and a concierge service.

Rooms include

Room facilities include air conditioning, room service (extra charge), safety deposit box, balcony with views of the pool or sun terrace, LED satellite TV and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

Ksar Shama***

Wonderfully situated in 13 hectares of grounds, close to the Toubkal National Park in the Berber region of Ouirgane. This wonderful hotel offers peaceful rooms with wonderful views of the Atlas Mountains.

Facilities include

Facilities include a restaurant, which serves traditional Moroccan dishes using fresh produce its own gardens, bar, outdoor swimming pool and free use of the tennis court.

Rooms include

Rooms are decorated in a traditional Moroccan style and offer air conditioning and a private terrace, free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

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Date Duration Holiday Notes Age group Price
13 Mar 18 7 nights Marrakech & The Atlas Mountains Guaranteed Departure All Ages From £989

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