Short Break: Marrakech

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  • 25 October–29 October 2020 – New for 2020
5 days
from £1,549 pp
Tour code: AGT1170

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    Upcoming Tour Date:

    • 25 October–29 October 2020 – New for 2020
    5 days
    from £1,549 pp
    Tour code: AGT1170

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      Tour Code AGT1170
      Max Group Size 16
      Single Supplement £250
      Start/End Point Marrakech / Marrakech
      Tour Manager TBC

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      Would you prefer to fly from your local airport or spend a few days at the end of your tour on the beach? We are happy to help you arrange any additional requirements you may have from airport parking and hotels to pre and post tour hotel stays. Whilst the majority of our tours use group flights from London airports it is often possible to offer regional departures or connections – give us a call on 01425 480600 and let us help make your trip as comfortable as possible.

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      Experience traditional Moroccan accommodation, explore bustling souks and get a closer look into the unique cultural heritage of Marrakech on this short break tour.

      Based for four nights in a traditional Moroccan riad, this short break includes visits to some of the highlights of Marrakech, including the stunning Majorelle Gardens owned by the Yves Saint Laurent Foundation and the Koutoubia Mosque. Tour the souks for ingredients for a Moroccan cooking class and enjoy your creations at lunch.

      The beautiful oasis Ait Benhaddou, known for its Kasbah and as the setting of many famous films, awaits on a day trip out of Marrakech and over the high Atlas. This tour also gives you the opportunity to visit Ouarzazte and the vast 19th century palace of Taourirt Kasbah that will leave you in awe of this spectacular region.

      This tour is limited to 16 places. Early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.

      Highlights

      • Explore the bustling souks and medinas of Marrakech
      • Attend a cooking class of authentic Moroccan cuisine
      • Day trip to Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage site
      • Tour the renowned Majorelle Gardens

      What’s Included

      • Return British Airways flights from London Heathrow to Marrakech
      • Four nights in a traditional Moroccan riad
      • Daily breakfast, lunch and evening meal
      • All excursions, entrance fees and tips
      • All overseas transport and English-speaking guides
      • Services of a Prestige Holidays Tour Manager

      Itinerary

      Day 1 - Arrival (D)

      On arrival in Marrakech, transfer to your traditional Moroccan riad. This evening, take an orientation walk including the Medina with its souks and main square Djemaa El Fna, before enjoying a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

      Overnight: Marrakech

      Day 2 - Marrakech (B, L, D)

      Explore the sights of Marrakech. Tour the rich cultural history of the Koutoubia Garden and Mosque, completed in the 12th century. Visit the Dar Si Said museum housed in an opulent Byzantine-designed palace and enter the historic walled Jewish quarter.

      Take lunch on the roof top of the Merstan Restaurant, right in the centre of the Medina old quarter.

      This afternoon, transfer to the most beautiful botanical garden, the Majorelle former property now owned by the Yves Saint Laurent Foundation.

      Overnight: Marrakech

      Day 3 - Ait Benhaddou / Ouarzazate (B, L, D)

      Day trip to Ait Benhaddou, the setting of such films as ‘Gladiator’ and ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, to walk through its stunning kasbah and fortified village. Awe-inspiring examples of the architecture of southern Morocco, the earthen buildings are incredibly well preserved and are a sight not to be missed.

      After lunch, transfer to Ouarzazate to visit the hugely impressive Taourirt Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

      Overnight: Marrakech

      Day 4 - Marrakech (B, L, D)

      This morning, spend an hour shopping for ingredients in the Moroccan souks before using them in a cooking class of authentic Moroccan cuisine. Follow the chef and prepare famous Moroccan dishes including briouattes, chicken tagine and johara.

      Afternoon at leisure before a special farewell dinner at an authentic Moroccan restaurant.

      Overnight: Marrakech

       

      Day 5 - Departure (B)

      Transfer to the airport for departure.

      Prestige Holidays’ booking conditions apply. Price is based on twin/double occupancy. Single rooms are on request at a supplement of £250 — subject to availability. Itinerary may be subject to slight alterations due to operational restrictions. Hotels are subject to change and a hotel of similar standard in the overnight locations may be provided. Flight times are provisional and subject to change due to airline schedules.

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