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Saharan Sands - Family Holiday Overview
Board the ‘ship of the desert’ and enjoy an unforgettable camel trek through the Sahara’s famous dune landscapes, camping under the stars with the kids along the way.
- 2013-10-01 - 2014-12-31
Enjoy an easygoing family holiday, camping and camel-trekking in Morocco
Cross the swirling sands of the Sahara, watch dawn break across the dunes and rock the Kasbahs of Morocco’s fascinating past on a family adventure to remember. Recreating the simple nomadic lifestyle, spend three nights camping out under the crystal clear desert skies, the dramatic desert backdrop covered by a dreamy blanket of stars. Come and see why Marrakech’s bustling medina and lively bazaars ensure the city is regularly featured in people’s ultimate bucket lists of must-see places to visit.
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A former staging point for trans-Saharan caravans, Ouarzazate is now a popular film-making location with productions such as Lawrence of Arabia and Black Hawk Down shot here.
Situated on the edge of the Sahara, the small oasis town of Tazzarine is known for its picturesque palm groves and henna gardens.
The endless dunes of the Sahara are an epic location to set off on a camel, camp under the stars and witness amazing displays of changing colour and light.
Sitting on a hilltop and looking unchanged since the 11th century, Ait Benhaddou is one of Morocco's most treasured, alluring and iconic sites.
Marrakech is a feast for the senses. Be enticed by the alluring scents and brilliant colours of the spice markets, the sounds of the musicians and the perfume of its gardens.
Enjoy a farewell breakfast with the group before saying your goodbyes to your newly extended family.
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