Tuesday April 30 to Saturday May 4 2019
Depending on demand, a second trip might be organised to take place in Autumn:
Tuesday October 22 to Saturday October 26
This is a four-night/five-day land only package and costs € 300.00 per person
Different, challenging, rewarding, fascinating – and above all, fun!
Paul Bowman, University of Cambridge
The tour starts in Marrakech. Spend the night in a centrally-located hotel near to main square Jemaa el-Fna.
Morning guided tour of the medina (old city). After lunch, a 45-minute drive to the Agafay Desert. Walk/ride camels to our desert camp for an evening dinner under the stars. Travel continues to the mountain village of Imlil, (a 90-minute drive) 1750 m in altitude. Settle in for two nights.
Breakfast followed by an introductory walk and introduction into the Berber community of Imlil with opportunities to explore: settlement; agriculture; tourism; river related studies. Stay in Imlil village, looking up to Jbel Toubkal (4167m) North Africa highest mountain. learn more from the Imlil Valley website: www.imlilvalley.com
There’s a choice of a full-day trek with guide, mule support and picnic lunch or a gentle walk or just relax and lunch at Kasbah du Toubkal opportunities to explore: landforms; settlement; agriculture; tourism; river and landform related studies, overnight Imlil. Meet the local population.
Return to Marrakech stopping off at Dar Asni to see the work of Education For All (EFA) an organisation providing the opportunity of secondary education for girls from the rural High Atlas. The return to Marrakech, depending on departure time, can include a visit the Majorelle gardens of Yves Saint Laurent or last minute shopping in the medina.
€ 300.00 all-inclusive land only. The tour starts and ends at Marrakech Menara airport.
The cost is based on twin/double room fully inclusive of all meals (first meal is evening meal on day 1 and the last meal is lunch on day 5), transportation and accommodation. The cost excludes travel insurance.
For further information and reservation, quoting EUROGEO 2019 please contact Kate Crofts:
+44 1883 744392 (GB)
Places will be allocated on a first come basis. To register an interest and be kept informed, please complete the form below. Please also read the BOOKING CONDITIONS which you can download in PDF here: