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5 DAYS IN MOROCCO

Updated: Sep 25

A desert stay, the Atlas mountains, Souks, tagines and endless mint tea


Day 1

  • 9am - arrive at Marrakech airport and hop on your pre-arranged transfer to the foothills of the Atlas mountains

  • 11am - check in to Dar Tafantant in the heart of the Atlas mountains and a berber village

  • 12pm - join your host Mohamed for a trek into the Atlas mountains and a traditional Moroccan BBQ in a tranquil, shaded spot in the mountains

  • 2pm-3pm - hike back down to Dar Tafantant and relax by the pool

  • 7pm - enjoy an exquisite 3-course dinner at Dar Tafantant with homemade dishes made from local ingredients: moroccan salads to start, chicken tagine with lemon for main and dessert of the day

Day 2

  • 9am - wake up to a delicious fresh breakfast at Dar Tafantant with fresh fruit, pancakes and eggs cooked to your liking

  • 10am - spend the morning either relaxing by the pool or taking a trip to Ourika town

  • 1pm - catch a transfer either back to Marrakech or directly to Nkhila Lodge in the Agafay Desert

  • 3pm - check in to Nkhila Lodge and marvel at the Agafay Desert

  • 4pm - join a quad bike tour, take a camel ride or a guided hike

  • 7pm - enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner outside in the desert

Day 3

  • 9am - wake up to breakfast in the desert (hopefully you'll be lucky enough to meet the resident doggos)

  • 11am - take a transfer back to Marrakech train station and be collected by the Marrakech Riad family

  • 12pm - check in to one the Marrakech Riads (we stayed at the Riad Star)

  • 12pm-1pm - enjoy a mint tea on arrival and explore your stunning accommodation

  • 1pm - 3pm - get your bearings and explore the Medina and the Souks

  • 4pm-6pm - visit the Saadian tombs and El Badi Palace

  • 7pm - watch the sunset on a rooftop terrace overlooking the main square Jemaa el-Fnaa

  • 8pm - enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner at the Riad Star

Day 4

  • 8:30am-5pm - join Trips to Morocco for a day trip to the Ouzoud waterfalls

  • 7pm - dinner at Il Fen

Day 5

  • 9am - visit Bahia Palace

  • 11am-11:30am - walk to Jardin Majorelle

  • 11:30am-1pm - visit the Jardin Majorelle. You can also visit the Yves Saint Laurent and Berber Museum inside the gardens

  • 1pm- head back to Marrakech and have lunch at Cafe Clock

  • 3pm - explore the Souks and buy your Moroccan souvenirs

  • 5pm - time to head home

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