Family Worldwide Adventures 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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 back to main menu morocco sahara family holiday marrakech 8 days ouarzazate to marrakech embark on a two-day desert adventure and witness the rolling dunes of the sahara from the back of a camel ouarzazate tazzarine ait benhaddou sahara/camel trek meet the famous ‘blue men’ of the desert the bedouin tribe maybe play traditional drums with them as the desert sky lights up with stars crossing the tizi-n-tichka pass is a road trip you won’t forget gaze in awe at spectacular views across the high atlas mountains day 1 ouarzazate located at the crossroads of three valleys ouarzazate sits on the doorstep of the sahara day 2 tazzarine gain a fascinating insight into the lives of the past residents of ouarzazate’s kasbah by exploring the fortress head out across the tizi n’tinififft mountain tonight’s base will be the village of tazzarine this oasis on the desert’s edge just a few miles from the draa valley boasts a rich cultural heritage thanks to its location along ancient caravan routes days 3-4 sahara/camel trek meet the camelteers in nearby iferd and load up for the leisurely two-day trek into the heart of the desert after a few hours arrive at the first stopping post to set up camp watch the sun set across the saharan dunescape dine under the stars and listen to traditional songs the following morning take in the incredible views of this desert hideaway with a walk across the sweeping sand dunes make for the atlas mountains on camelback before driving to tazzarine for the night day 5 ait benhaddou cross the draa valley today and spend time exploring the charms of the kasbah at ait benhaddou the setting for lots of famous movies and tv shows this picturesque world heritage site remains one of morocco’s best-preserved examples of fortified architecture while the surrounding villages and movie studio are equally ripe for exploring days 6-8 marrakech meet local villages cross the high atlas mountains then negotiate the winding streets and carnival atmosphere of marrakech’s main square there’ll be plenty of time to explore the souqs in search of the perfect souvenir be entertained by snake charmers and jugglers then in the evening join the locals to sample the delicious fare from the popular food stalls of the djemaa el-fna original xmfm minimum age 5 group size 3-5 families hotel 4 nts camping with facilities 3 nts 7 breakfasts 2 lunches 3 dinners minibus camel view dates and prices discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at intrepidtravel.com/family 29