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Ouarzazate originally was a small trader town enroute to Europe and northern cities in Morocco and was a garrison town ...

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Ait Benhaddou Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF MOROCCO 451

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Day 1: Marrakech

Welcome to Marrakech, upon arrival you will be met by our local representatives and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure exploring this ancient time. Overnight Marrakech.

Day 2: Marrakech

Today enjoy a full day sightseeing of Marrakech - with a town guide. Explore the hustle and bustle of the souks, also visit and palaces and madrassas. As you are travelling over Ramadan join in with the festive atmosphere at the Jamna el Fnaa square in the evening as the full vibrancy of the city comes alive after sunset as the locals take their fast-breaking meal known as iftar. Overnight Marrakech.

Day 3: Marrakech - Todra Gorge

Leaving Marrakech travel over the High Atlas passes and some welcome cool air before the descent to Ouarzazate. Here you will have a chance to the see Kasbah Amerdhil before arriving at the Gorge du Todra. Overnight Todra Gorge.

Day 4: Todra Gorge - Ait Benhaddou

This morning enjoy a walk in the morning to fully appreciate the beauty of the Gorges. Afterwards you will drive to Ait ben Haddou a 'fortified city', along the former caravan route between the Sahara and Marrakech where you will visit the Kasbah located here. Overnight Ait Benhaddou.

Red stone of Ait Benhaddou

Day 5: Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech

Travel back over the Atlas Mountains today via the palace of the Glaoui at telouet in the centre of the High Atlas. Upon arrival into Marrakech enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Why not revisit those souks on your own and grab some last minute gift ideas. Overnight Marrakech

Day 6: Marrakech

Bid farewell to this colorful city as you are transferred to the airport in time for your departure flight.