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9-Day Moroccan Experience

01 April 2019

Morocco

April 2019 - £799 (flights not included) – minimum sponsorship £500

Itinery:

  • Day 1 – Orientation of Marrakesh and check list
  • Day 2 – Travel from Marrakesh to Lmlil
  • Day 3 – Project Day – Conservation
  • Day 4 – Project Day – Conservation
  • Day 5 – Trek Day – Lmlil to Toubkal Refuge (3207m) via Sidi Chamarouch Shrine (6-hours)
  • Day 6 – Trek Day – Sunrise summit of Mt Toubkal (4167m) and descend trek (10-12 hours)
  • Day 7 – Option of Camel Safari or Quad Biking
  • Day 8 – Visit Jardin du Majorella, Koutoubia Mosque and Bahia Palace
  • Day 9 – Shopping Day in the Jemaa el-Fnaa Square and Medina Souks

 

When in Marrakesh and Lmlil accommodation will be in a hotels.  During the trek the accommodation will be in a mountain dormitory.

 

Included in cost:

  • All accommodation, food and water/hot drinks on trek
  • Guides, mules and mountain fees/passes
  • Transport to and from internal cities and all other essential travel
  • Choice of Camel Safari or Quad Biking
  • All transport, food and water/hot drinks

 

Does not include:

  • External flights
  • Food and drink in Marrakesh
  • Alcoholic and soda drinks throughout
  • Maps, tips and donations

 

Non-refundable deposit of £49 option to pay £75.00 monthly From March – December 2018.  

Minimum sponsorship money pledged must be received by Grace House prior to challenge start date.

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