Magical Marrakech stay & epic Sahara adventure

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Les Jardins de l'Agdal Hotel & Spa

Les Jardins de l'Agdal Hotel & Spa

Les Jardins de l'Agdal Hotel & Spa

Les Jardins de l'Agdal Hotel & Spa

Les Jardins de l'Agdal Hotel & Spa

Les Jardins de l'Agdal Hotel & Spa

Les Jardins de l'Agdal Hotel & Spa

Les Jardins de l'Agdal Hotel & Spa

Atlas Asni Marrakech

Atlas Asni Marrakech

Atlas Asni Marrakech

Atlas Asni Marrakech

Zagora desert

Berber camp

Berber camp

Berber camp

Koutoubia Mosque

Marrakech

Ben Youssef Madrasa

Ben Youssef Madrasa

Menara Gardens

Zagora Desert

Marrakech

Koutoubia Mosque

Menara Gardens

Discover the beguiling city of Marrakech on a full-day tour before embarking on a thrilling adventure through the Sahara desert - includes full-board option and 4x4 transfers

Day 1: UK - Marrakech

You’ll arrive in Marrakech where you’ll be greeted at the airport and taken to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (Meals: dinner)

Day 2: Marrakech

Today, you’ll get the chance to experience Marrakech’s enchanting blend of culture, history and opulent architecture on a full-day sightseeing tour. A friendly and knowledgeable expert will guide you through ‘the pearl of the south’, taking in the grand Menara Gardens, the Saadian Tombs, Bahia Palace, the Koutoubia and the Dar Si Said Museum before heading back to the hotel for a traditional lunch.

In the afternoon, you’ll spend some time shopping for souvenirs in the city’s captivating network of souks before visiting visit the famed Jemaa el-Fna Square where market traders, snake charmers and jewel-adorned belly dancers weave through bustling stalls selling everything from aromatic spices to clothing and jewellery. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, optional dinner)

Day 3: Marrakech - Ouarzazate – Zagora

Next, it’s time to leave Marrakech behind and begin your action-packed Sahara adventure. First, you’ll pay a visit to the fortified village of Aït Benhaddou, home to the iconic Kasbah, a majestic UNESCO World Heritage site featured in dozens of movies through the years - from Gladiator to Jewel of the Nile. On your way, you’ll drive through the Atlas Mountains via the scenic Tizi N’yichka mountain pass, reaching an altitude of 2260 metres as you traverse the breathtaking desert landscape.

You’ll stop for lunch at a local restaurant, before continuing on your journey to Zagora, descending along the famous Draa valley, Morocco’s longest river that flows from the High Atlas peaks. When you reach Zagora, you’ll glide over the area’s famous sand dunes before spending the night in a traditional Berber tent, used for centuries by the region’s nomadic tribes. (Meals: breakfast, optional lunch, dinner)

Day 4: Zagora - Ouarzazate - Marrakech

After a night spent under the stars, it’s time to travel back to Marrakech via the beguiling city of Ouarzazate in the Atlas Mountains. Known as the gateway to the Sahara, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to snap pictures of its iconic rugged red-rock landscape as you pass. (Meals: breakfast, optional lunch, dinner)

Day 5: Marrakech - UK

Today you’ll depart Marrakech and catch your flight back to the UK.

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Please note, you will need to organise your own inbound and outbound flights.  

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