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Marrakech & Ait Benhaddou

4 days  |  Starts/Ends: Marrakech  |  from USD $879

Enjoy a city break with a difference in captivating Marrakech. Just a short hop from Europe, step into an outlandish world of snake charmers and soothsayers, vibrant souks and ancient kasbahs!

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Day 1

Welcome to Morocco! Arrive in Marrakech and transfer to your hotel close to the medina. Spend the remains of the day at leisure. A possibility to go out and see the famous Djemaa el Fna Square in the evening. Snake charmers orange juice sellers, food stalls and story tellers all inhabit the square, and provide entertainment for the whole evening.
Overnight: Marrakech

    Marrakech
Day 2
Marrakech City Tour

Spend the morning with the Marrakech town guide to get an overview of this wonderful city and its bustling souks. Stretching over the medieval part of Marrakech, the souks are winding streets of stalls and small businesses. Interspersed are palaces, madrassa (Qur'anic schools) and many cafes and restaurants.

The rest of the day is free for you to explore the Marrakech at your own speed. Perhaps visit Bahia Palace and the Saadian Tombs or take a Caleche (horse drawn carriage) ride to the Jardins de Majorelle. This evening consider visiting the Hivernage with its upmarket cafes.
Overnight: Marrakech  |  Breakfast

Day 3

This morning depart across the plain of haouz and into the rugged High Atlas mountains where you can admire the views en route to the famous UNESCO Listed kasbah of Ait benhaddou, which is situated in Souss-Massa-Draa on a hill along the Ouarzazate River. Films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth and more recently, Gladiator were all filmed at Ait Benhaddou, which was once a significant stop for traders carrying gold, salt and slaves along the famous Southern Caravan route moving through the Sahara. After exploring this wonderful site, journey back to Marrakech.
Overnight: Marrakech  |  Breakfast, Lunch

    Ait Benhaddou
Day 4

After breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport for your onward flight home.
Breakfast

5 day option

Option to extend your stay, overnight in Ait Benhaddou on day 3 and add an extra day in the Atlas mountains, returning to Marrakech that evening and departing on day 5.

Head into the heart of the Atlas mountains to the Palace of the Glaoui in Telouet - the once palatial residence and headquarters of the powerful Glaoui tribe. This remote and crumbling palace made out of mud brick, with ornate marble and cedar decoration, has a dramatic history. The village, where the descendants of the slaves of the Glaoui tribe live, lies at the base of the Kasbah. Enjoy lunch in the village and go for a walk in the village or enjoy mint tea in a Berber house. Returning to Marrakech in the evening.

Trip Highlights

Marrakech - UNESCO-listed Place Djemaa el Fna, medina and market place
The rugged High Atlas Mountains
Bahia Palace and Koutoubia Mosque
Ait Benhaddou - UNESCO Listed kasbah

Included

Breakfast daily, 1 lunch
Services of a English speaking town guide on day 2 and mountain guide on days
Airport arrival and departure transfers on day 1 and day 4
3 nights 4 - 5 star hotels and riads (specific to your chosen itinerary) 3 star available if required.
Guided morning tour of Marrakech and Ait Benhaddou
All relevant transfers and transportation

Not Included

International flights and visa
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture

Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.

 
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Single Supp.
Marrakech & Ait Benhaddou - 4 days
USD $879
USD $329

Prices are indicative and will vary depending on your chosen hotels, room availability as well as time of travel. Please bear this in mind if comparing prices as we always aim to deliver exceptional value.

PLEASE NOTE: Discounts will apply if there are more 4 our more people in your travelling party, since fixed costs like transportation and guiding are shared across the group.

Tour Details
Starts
Marrakech
Ends
Marrakech
Departs
Any day of the week
Hotel Rating
Standard, Superior or Deluxe
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 3, Lunch: 1
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