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Botanica

Art, Gardens & Culture of Morocco

Marrakesh Return

Trip Code: BTMOR8
8 Days
20 Meals
2020

Trip Highlights

Discover Exotic Marrakesh

Explore the sights of Marrakesh including La Mamounia, the artisan quarter and Dar Si Said museum.

Pleasure Gardens of Morocco

Visit the gardens of Marjorelle and some 'pleasure gardens' of Morocco.

Journey to the Atlas Mountains

Travel through the Atlas Mountains and have lunch at Richard Branson's Kasbah Tamadot.

  • Trip Inclusions
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Similar Trips

Trip Inclusions

  • All sightseeing & touring as per the itinerary
  • Services of a Tour Manager & Botanical Guide
  • Airport transfers on first & last day, tipping & porterage
  • Stay in good quality, centrally located hotels
  • Travel in a small group in a luxury vehicle
  • 20 Meals

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Group size 22-28 guests
  • Medium Fitness level - involves walking on uneven surfaces for more than one hour. A good degree of mobility is required
  • Room types in Marrakesh will be varied
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included
Africa Map BTMOR8 2019-21
Marrakesh Return

Be met at the airport and transfer to your beautiful riad hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner at 6.30pm.

Stay: Five Nights, Marrakesh, Hotel La Maison Arabe

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  • Dinner

Enjoy a guided tour of Marrakesh including a visit to the Majorelle Gardens. Enjoy lunch at La Mamounia, where Winston Churchill set up his easel in the gardens. This afternoon visit the artisan quarter, the colourful souks and Dar Si Said museum. Take a stroll around Jamaa El Fna, the main square, and watch the entertainers.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take a scenic drive across the plains towards Ourika Valley, in the Atlas Mountain region. Visit a herb garden where essential oils and perfumes are made. Return to Marrakesh for dinner at a local restaurant.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Visit the 800- year-old royal pleasure gardens, sometimes referred to as the Islamic Versaille. Also see a couple of gardens featured on Monty Don’s new series ‘Paradise Gardens’.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

See traditional art and artefacts as well as new works at the Bert Flint Museum and the Lawrence-Arnott Art Gallery. After lunch continue to the Museum of Palmeraie.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast, drive south through My Brahim gorges to the valley of Asni, where we have lunch at Sir Richard Branson’s property, Kasbah Tamadot, before driving to Imlil in the pretty Mizane Valley.

Stay: Two Nights, Imlil, Kasbah du Toubkal

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy a walk or mule ride to the village of Armed at the foot of Jebel Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa. Stop for lunch in a Berber house before continuing downhill on a different path to Kasbah Toubkal.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Leave Imlil and drive through the valley along scenic mountain roads, enjoying spectacular views back to Marrakesh where your tour will conclude at the airport at approximately 9:30am.

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  • Breakfast

In all we had a fantastic holiday. We would recommend Botanica to all who'll ask.

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