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Morocco Retreat: Ouirgane

From £330 for 4 days
Trip Overview

The calm and comforts of Amazigh (Berber) hospitality await on this four-day Intrepid Retreats experience to Ouirgage, on the green edges of the Mt Toubkal National Park. Leave the modern world of Marrakech behind and journey to a home awayfrom home where olive trees and mountains make your backdrop. Surround yourself with the flavours and scents of this wild part of the country, hike the hills through small villages and farms, hang out with the locals, try your hand at making some iconic local dishes and, most importantly, take the time to sit back, relax, and reconnect with yourself and the world around you.

Essential Info
Starts: Marrakech / Ouirgane
Ends: Ouirgane / Marrakech
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery, Walking, Remote Retreats
Trip Code: IXMLO
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Morocco
What's Included

Meals

3 Breakfasts included
2 Lunches included
3 Dinners included

Transport

Private minibus

Accommodation

Comfort style hotel (3 nights)

Trip Highlights

•   Tap into the nomadic spirit of the Imazighen (Berbers) with a hike through the red earth hills and green-dotted valleys of a place that feels beyond the reach of the modern world.

•   Break bread with a local Imazighen family in their village, and get an insight into daily life in the High Atlas region.

•   Learn the secrets behind tea, tanorte and tagine with a cooking demonstration and, best of all, feast on the delicious dishes for lunch.

•   Enjoy the comfort of your locally owned, unpack-once accommodation, where you’ll experience traditional Amazigh (Berber) hospitality and the small touches that make all the difference.

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Departing: 1st Jan 2021
Returning: 4th Jan 2021
£330pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 15th Jan 2021
Returning: 18th Jan 2021
£330pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 22nd Jan 2021
Returning: 25th Jan 2021
£330pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 5th Feb 2021
Returning: 8th Feb 2021
£330pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 19th Feb 2021
Returning: 22nd Feb 2021
£330pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 26th Feb 2021
Returning: 1st Mar 2021
£330pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 12th Mar 2021
Returning: 15th Mar 2021
£330pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 26th Mar 2021
Returning: 29th Mar 2021
£330pp
Availability: Good
Departing: 9th Apr 2021
Returning: 12th Apr 2021
£330pp
Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Start your Retreat with a welcome meeting at 11 am this morning, followed by the journey from the city to your accommodation in Ouirgane (approximately 1.5 hours). Welcome to the serene foothills of the High Atlas Mountains. Ouirgane is a place of peace and calm and a welcome escape from the bustling chaos of Marrakech city life. Settle into your own oasis for the next few nights. Your retreat is a locally owned, traditional Amazigh (Berber) guest house, built in the time-honoured style and full of character and the small touches that make all the difference. This truly is a home from home, and the bar, reading room, rose bush-surrounded swimming pool, and backdrop of olive trees and mountains will make it hard to even leave to explore. There will be a traditional, delicious dinner at the guesthouse, when the smells of lamb tagine, homemade bread and oranges with cinnamon fill the air.
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