Atlas to the Atlantic - Morocco Family Adventure
Day 1: Arrive in Marrakech where we are met by a KE representative. Complimentary airport transfer to the group hotel. KE Land Only package services begin with the evening meal.
Day 2: Morning sightseeing around the Djemaa-el-Fna and souks, with an English speaking guide. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight hotel Marrakech.
Day 3: After breakfast we drive to Oukaimeden, in the Atlas Mountains. We can leave our bags at our overnight gite, before taking a look round this typical Berber village.
Day 4: In the company of our crew and with our bags packed onto mules, we begin our walk today. We walk via the village of Amskere to reach our overnight gite in Tinerhourhine. (4hrs leisurely walking).
Day 5: Following a good track we walk along the mountainside to the Tizi-n-Tamatert. After time for a drink we descend into the village of Ait Souka and our next overnight gite.
Day 6: We take a day walk today up the valley from Aroumd, to the interesting shrine of Sidi Chamharouch. We can picnic by the river here before returning to our gite.
Day 7: We leave the mountains today, making a short downhill walk to meet our transport for the drive west. We check in to our hotel for 2 nights, in the seaside town of Essaouira.
Day 8: We have a free day in Essaouira. There's lots to see and do here: bargaining in the souks, looking round the harbour and taking a camel ride or a surfing lesson or walking on the golden sands of the beach.
Day 9: Leaving Essaouira we drive back to our Marrakech hotel. We've plenty of time for last minute souvenir hunting before sampling the evening entertainment in the main square.
Day 10: KE Land Only package services end after breakfast. Complimentary airport transfers are provided.
This holiday involves going to moderately high altitude. During the course of your trip you will reach altitudes in excess of 2500 metres. Most people will have no difficulty with this level of altitude but before coming on the holiday, we recommend you read the advice on trekking at altitude.