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Morocco Family Multisport: Biking & Walking From Marrakech To The High Atlas & Essaouira
|from $4,398* per person||6 Days||March|
|Luxury accommodations||Exertion level: 4|
|Operator: Backroads||26 people max|
- Marrakech, morocco
- Active & Adventure trips
- Pedal through an exotic landscape more accustomed to camels than cyclists
- Marrakech's D'jemaa el Fna, a wonderland of snake charmers, soothsayers, herbalists and musicians
- Hike to a remote Berber village in the Atlas Mountains and get a peek at traditional life
- Enjoy a twilight camel ride on the Essaouira beach
- Luxuriate at Heure Bleue Palais with spectacular ocean views
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- Family oriented trip.
Day 1 Pedal through an exotic landscape more accustomed to camels than cyclists Adults head to the small village of Tamesloht, home to a zaouia (holy site), while kids engage in some friendly competition during a game of donkey polo After a lunch of regional specialties, ride through rolling countryside to Ouirgane in the High Atlas Mountains.
Day 2 In the High Atlas Mountains, hike to a village accessible only by foot and experience traditional life Share mint tea, fresh bread and olive oil with a welcoming Berber family Enjoy a lively performance of singing, drumming and dancing before our feast of Moroccan specialties.
Day 3 Luxuriate at Heure Bleue Palais with spectacular ocean views Goats climbing trees? Look for them in the argan trees as you ride undulating terrain past sun-splashed olive groves toward the Atlantic With our local guide, explore the narrow winding streets of Essaouira, an artsy white-washed port town and World Heritage site.
Day 4 Camel ride on the beach at twilight Spin to the sleepy surfing village of Moulay Bouzerqtoune, where dramatic hills tumble to the coast Wash away your cares in a traditional hammam Cinnamon, turmeric, cumin and anis dance on your tongue during a lavish Moroccan dinner.
Days 5-6 Marrakech's D'jemaa el Fna, a wonderland of snake charmers, soothsayers, herbalists and musicians Hike to a spring-fed oasis Spin through the outskirts of Marrakech before a guided tour of the medina, where colorful carpets, pottery, leather and brass goods mix with spices and perfume.