Hidden Morocco Tours
 

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 DEPARTURES   //  OCTOBER 5-12 2018

 
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BEHIND THE LENS (£1580 STERLING)

Under the guidance of French Photographer Stephane Louesdon

Experience the “Art of Perception” in the magic of landscapes of Morocco and learn to see in new ways. Escape from your daily routine and indulge your passion for photography. Discover Hidden Morocco and improve your ability to capture great images. The photographic possibilities are only limited by your imagination. Our tour aims to capture ‘People and Place’ and you’ll be given tips on composition, portraiture, capturing light , capturing moments and exploring textures. Through the week you’ll be immersed in the medieval streets of Marrakesh and the atmospheric Atlantic coastal town of Essaouira – rich with carved doorways, minarets, slanting shafts of light , inspirational art and fascinating characters. 

Highlights

  • 10% off bookings through July
  • Photography & Adventures
  • Culinary and A La Carte Options
  • Atlantic coastal town of Essaouira
  • Medieval streets of Marrakesh

Itinerary

 

Photography tour.

Friday Oct 5th Day 1. Arrive Marrakesh.

We will pick you up from the airport and take you to our Riad where you will have time to freshen up and perhaps Lunch or a snack depending on your arrival time and an introduction to the plan for the week. A short tour of the Medina and some points of interest.

 

Day 2. A more in depth tour of Marrakech and her hidden secrets as well as the more well known and much photographed Majorelle gardens and Sadian tombs where you will have time of course to take many memorable photographs. Early evening at Djemaa El-Fna square is a must to capture the theatre that is the essence of Marrakech.

 

Day 3. We will head for the historic coastal town of Essaouira today where Stephane our photographer will meet us and where there is a well known photographic festival taking place in which Stephane is involved. Lots to see and do today. Stephane will give a short intro as well as a tour of the exhibitions and workshop will start tomorrow morning. Traditional Moroccan quisine for dinner in our favourite restaurant.

 

Day 4. A Photographic workshop over coffee and croissent before a walk with Stephane round this colourful medina with its ancient ramparts soaked in a salty past filled with tales of Pirates and conquest where he will take you to his favourite spots and people watching points and answer all your questions.

After lunch you will be free to meander and absorb the atmosphere of this easy to negotiate medina. We will be on hand to give advice and directions. Stephane will join us before dinner for a glass of wine or

mint tea to chat about anything photographic.

 

Day 5. lets head out along the coast to some of the most beautiful deserted beaches that southern Morocco has to offer...a relaxing day to blow away the cobwebs and play with your new found skills and inspiration.

 

Day 6. After breakfast you will have the chance to experience a cookery course and shop for spices before enjoying the fruits of your labour. After lunch we will return to Marrakesh and Stephane will accompany us to help bring the city alive through a photographers eyes.

 

Day 7. Early morning walk and talk with Stephane then time for any last minute shopping, exploring or perhaps a traditional Hammam experience.

Lets show off our favourite photos before dinner.

 

Day 8. Sad farewells, We will take you to the airport for your flight home and perhaps you will join us on another tour on the ancient kasbah route through the date palm oases to the magical Sahara desert, many do.

 
 
 

UPCOMING

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ENJOY YOUR STAY in STYLE

We promise 4 star accommodations. Travel in comfort, elegance and style. 

My room was pretty, spotlessly clean, comfortable & had lots of space, my own shower room & the nice touches of mineral water & fresh fruit were very welcome . The ambiance was tranquil , the food excellent, especially breakfast and the staff were all so friendly and always there when we needed them.
— lynn
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DEPartURes   //  3 NOVEMBER 2018   //  1 ApRIL 2019

 
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MARAKESH SOUTHERN OASES TOUR (£2200 STERLING)

Spend your winter holiday discovering the hidden gems in Marrakesh, then journey onward into another world. Open the gateway to the desert oasis, camel caravan under the stars, immerse yourself in the imitable Sahara. Keep hydrated round the clock sipping "Moroccan Whiskey" mint tea, bring a notebook and record an unforgettable experience. 

Highlights

  • 10% off booking before August 1

  • Saharan Oasis

  • Medieval streets of Marrakesh

  • Kasbah tour day trip

  • Date Palm day trip

  • Adventure Tour

  • Culinary and A La Carte Options

  • Medieval streets of Marrakesh

  • includes breakfast and dinner (some snacks and lunches

  • drinks with dinner

  • accommodation & lodging

  • all transport

 

This Morocco tour takes you to some of the country’s top highlights in the company of a small group of likeminded, adventurous women. You’ll kick off your trip in the ancient and atmospheric city of Marrakech, where you’ll go on a city tour, including optional lunch and shopping. Next, it’s off to Ouarzazate, where you’ll visit the renowned Kasbah Taourirt as well as Ksar Ait ben Hadou, a pre-Saharan habitat and UNESCO World Heritage site.

After leaving Ouarzazate you’ll head into the desert, passing by the Dades and Todra gorges – stunning canyons where red earth presents a stark contrast to vibrant green oases – before arriving at the small oasis town of M´Hamid. From here you’ll head into the desert for a true adventure, spending the night in nomad tent and trekking through the dunes. 

 

Itinerary

Day 1 You will be picked up at Marrakech Airport and taken to your Riad with time to freshen up and settle in before a short tour and dinner.

 

Day 2  We will take you on a grand tour of the city with lunch and some shopping if you wish. A Moroccan dining experience in the evening we are sure you will enjoy.

 

Day 3 Today we depart for Ouarzazate and its famous KasbahTaourirt and Ait ben Hadou, a world heritage site with an impressive collection of Ochre Pise Kasbahs as well as a short off the beaten track adventure.

 

Day 4 On to the stunning Dades and Todgha Gorges and a museum of Nomad life set around a desert spring. Perhaps a sauna and Hammam before dinner.

 

Day 5 Early start as the sun rises to M´hamid , the last outpost before the Sahara dunes with stops on the way at places of interest.

 

Day 6 We head into the desert toward our Nomad camp where we will dine under the stars and enjoy some music round the camp fire.

 

Day 7 Return to our hotel and relax around the pool or explore the area, your choice.

 

Day 8 Depart for Marrakesh with tops at places of interest on the way.

 

Day 9 Sad farewells over breakfast, we hope you will return … most do. You will be taken to the airport for your flight home at the appropriate time.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

DEPARTURES   //  14 MAY 2019

 
MAY 14-22 TOUR

 

 

 

WILD MOROCCO | EXCLUSIVELY FOR WOMEN  (£1850 STERLING))

Welcome to WILD MOROCCO! #SISTERS join us in discovering the wild, feminine side of Morocco among backroads, souks, hidden spice shops, and Berber countrysides. Join incredible women from around the world on our very special tour exclusively for women.

Highlights

  • 10% off bookings if reserved prior to August 1

  • Adventures in culinary, kasbah, souks, gardens, oasis, and more

  • 4 star accommodation

  • A La Carte Creative Discovery Options

  • Medieval streets of Marrakesh

  • includes breakfast and dinner (some snacks and lunches

  • drinks with dinner

  • accommodation & lodging

  • all transport

 

 
 
 
 
 

DEPARTURES   //    1 SEPTEmBER 2018      //   8 JUNE 2019    //   27 SEPTEMBER 2019

 
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KASBAH | SOUTHERN OASES TOUR (£2200 STERLING)

Relaxed tour of Exotic Kasbah and date palm oases.

When you have done the cities and desert this is a wonderful relaxed itinerary over 9 days starting in Marrakech and following the Kasbah route through wonderful date palm oases, stay in ancient exotic Kasbah and discover the desert way of life. Two nights in sleepy Skoura palm Oasis to explore then on to the stunning Dades gorge. This is a round trip through Agdz ( “Where”?, you say) , an interesting Oasis town with a secret desert prison and of course a Kasbah. If you love photography, architecture or just exploring off the tourist route this is an ideal adventure for you. 

All our tours cater for Vegan and vegetarian as well as gluten free diets and are all inclusive.

Highlights

  • 10% off bookings if reserved prior to August 1

  • Adventures in desert oasis 

  • 4 star accommodation

  • A La Carte Creative Discovery Options

  • Medieval streets of Marrakesh

  • includes breakfast and dinner (some snacks and lunches)

  • drinks with dinner

  • accommodation & lodging / eco lux tents under the stars

  • all transport

Itinerary

Day 1You will be picked up from Marrakech airport and transported to our beautiful Riad where you will have time to freshen up and enjoy a light lunch before a short tour of this vibrant Medina. Dinner in a fun restaurant and an introduction to our tour.

 

Day 2 Today we will show you the best of the city…Sadien Tombs, Jardin Majorelle, YSL museum, colourful, bustling  shopping streets of the medina and more, we will squeeze in a relaxing lunch and perhaps a traditional spa /hamam before dinner.

 

Day 3 & 4 We leave Marrakech today taking the scenic route to Telouet, a once thriving Jewish comunity and famous for its pink salt and salt mines are still active here. On through the narrow river valley to Anmiter with its two well preserved Kasbah and then to the famous Ouarzazate and Taourirt kasbah which has starred in more films than most well known actors. We will lunch here. Our final destination today is The Skoura oasis of 1000 palms where over 100 bird species thrive. We should arrive around 5pm and will spend 2 nights here where you can relax,  explore, visit the Oasis arts showcase which helps support the local population and absorb the desert way of life. Oh and of course…visit Moroccos most coveted kasbah Amridil which appears on Morocco’s 50 dirham note and is a living museum.

 

Day 5 On the road again, a short drive to and through the stunning Dades gorge, explore, lunch and other places of interest. We spend the night in this beautiful gorge accomodation.

 

Days 6 & 7 On to Tamnougalt and Agdz,  an ancient caravanserai, Iconic kasbah and secret desert prison. We will spend 2 nights here, a classic caravan oasis with  traditional crafts such as pottery, carving and basket weaving and of course a 170 year old Kasbah. The play of light inside this kasbah could obsess photographers for hours. A  short trip to Tamnougalt, the star attraction of the Draa valley, a 16th centuary village with one of the oldest mudbrick Ksour (ancient stronghold) still standing.

 

Day 8 We are headed back to Marrakech today with a stop for lunch and photographs on the way.  This evening in Marrakech we enjoy a farewell dinner.  Day 9.Free time in vibrant Marrakech then airport transfers for your onward flights.

 

 
 
 

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