adventures in morocco
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Adventures In Morocco

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The Facts
Flight timefrom UK: 3hrs 40mins; from US: 9hrs 10mins
Ideal length3 Nights
PriceFrom £799 pp
When to goAll Year Round

Look forward to...

Exploring this rose-coloured city's potent mix of snake charmers, teeth extractors, fortune-tellers and acrobats.

Staying at Marrakech’s hottest nouveau-boutique riad designed by stylish fashion photographer, Paul Hopkins.

Learning photography from a pro: Paul will give you an exclusive course taking you labyrinth of souks, gardens and mosques to teach you his insider secrets.

Shopping with the help of a personal guide who will lead you through the bazaars and hidden shops.

Taking a day trip to a tourist-free stretch of the Altas Mountains for a gourmet picnic complete with butler, picnic table, a white umbrella, china crockery and a bottle of champagne.

An exotic mysticism hangs in the air in this North African city, guaranteed to capture the imagination of even the most seasoned traveller. For a short flight, big experience break Marrakech can't be beaten: medieval mosques, mud-walled Kasbahs, and palatial ruins. And with little streets overflowing with lively bazaars and a warren-like maze of souks selling an incredible mix of local treasures, you better make sure to leave space in your suitcase....

the hippest riad in marrakech

Want to retreat from the frenetic pace of the souks? We’d like to let you in to our hottest secret. It’s called Maison MK and it’s Marrakech’s newest nouveau-boutique Riad.

maison mk

It is owned and designed by fashion photographer, Paul Hopkins, and he has hit on the perfect blend of Islamic and 21st-century architecture. Chill out next to an illuminated pool flickering with tea lights and rose petals, and hook up your iPod to choose the perfect soundtrack. The interior is testament to Paul’s stylish eye for seamless lines and tranquil hues, and it’s located a stone’s throw from the pulsating medina.

through the lens

Best of all Black Tomato has designed the ultimate VIP trip to get you under the skin of Morocco’s gems. Firstly, we can arrange a one-on-one photography course with Paul, who will escort you through the labyrinth of bustling lanes, luscious gardens and beautiful mosques to teach you the secrets of how to capture the best photos of this magical city. More of a shopper than a snapper? We can provide a personal shopping guide to help you navigate the incredible goods on offer. Fancy learning the secrets of Morocco’s traditional cuisine? Our personal cookery course includes trips to the local markets and bread ovens, and one-on-one tuition back at sanctuary of the Riad kitchen.

berber heartland

Feel like a jaunt to the heart of the Atlas Mountains? Nothing clears the cobwebs like a walk through these picturesque villages and hamlets, winding through forests brimming with wild flowers, olive trees, citrus groves, and cascading waterfalls – this landscape is a prime location for pure tranquillity. And for the more adventurous, there's some intense mountain biking and white-water rafting.

gourmet picnic

Afterwards, we can arrange for a butler to serve you a gourmet picnic in a wonderfully tourist-free stretch of these cool foothills – complete with picnic table, a white umbrella, orange silks, china crockery and a bottle of champagne.

Morocco is the ultimate escape from the daily grind - the closest you''ll come to the rat race is a camel caravan.


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