Day 3: Berber Life in the Atlas Mountains
After breakfast depart for the High Atlas, travelling through Morocco’s majestic countryside offers a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech, and a rare glimpse into a more relaxed way of life in this magical part of the world. Along the way there will be photo stops for panoramic views of the Sour Tahennaout village.
Then onto the village of Moulay Brahim, where you will be invited into the home of Hassan Ouali and his family, opening their door to how they live in the region. They will be delighted to share with you their Berber lunch and the ceremonial mint tea, prepared with great care.
After lunch, leave Moulay Brahim to return to Marrakech but via the Kik Plateau, dominated by the High Atlas chain, its summits culminated reach 4000 metres. Magnificent panoramic views of the Mount Toubkal massif. The Berber houses are perched on mountainous terraces, blending into the countryside. Then, a splendid view of the Lake Lalla Takerkoust.
Return to the riad for another of Dada Najma’s delicacies.Day 4: Marrakech at leisure & mix with the evening locals
After breakfast in the riad, you will be taken to the Oasiria Aqua Park for the day where you can wile away the day swimming & sunbathing at this vast water park.
Return to the riad for dinner, then at 9pm, your horse & carriage will pick you up to go to the Djemaa El Fnaa Square. Afterwards, return to the riad OR go for an after-dinner drink in the trendy Gossip Cabaret, or to the medina at the Kosy Bar (drinks not included – make own way back to riad).Day 5: Marrakech & the art of haggling & cooking
Rendezvous at 11am with Dadas Najma & Saida, to go shopping in the souk (you will learn how to haggle, so take your time) because she will be choosing each ingredients very carefully. Return to the riad to prepare your lunch, learn some of her secrets of how to make a tagine or couscous. The afternoon is free & dinner will be served at the riad.Day 6: Departure
Breakfast in the riad & transfer to Marrakech airport in time for your flight.