Monthly Archives January 2017

Hidden Treasures of the High Atlas

Hidden Treasures of the High Atlas: Zaouit Ahansal, Imilchil, Tamtatouchte, Skoura …from 6 Days departing from Marrakech Travel off the beaten track to some of the more remote areas of the High Atlas Mountains passing the dramatic Cathedral Mountain, picturesque valleys and lakes, high plateaus that are home to many traditional nomads. This tour will take you from the northern side and across the top to the arid south where you will pass through the spectacular Todra Gorge, returning to Marrakech via the Dades Valley, Skoura Oasis, Ouarzazate and Tizi’n’Tichka Pass. contact ZIGZAG…
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Categories: Amazigh Culture.

Ait Bougmez (Happy Valley)

Ait Bougmez (Happy Valley) 3 Days departing from Marrakech Travel from Marrakech to the most beautiful valley, off the beaten track and only open to traffic in recent years. Along the way you can explore the famous Ouzoud Falls and spend a relaxing day walking in the blissful environment or visit a local women’s textile cooperative to see some traditional rugs and wedding blankets. contact ZIGZAG…
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Categories: Amazigh Culture.

Ait Ben Haddou & Skoura Oasis

AMAZIGH (BERBER) CULTURE Experience unique village culture and capture a glimpse of rural lifestyles past and present. Ait Ben Haddou & Skoura Oasis 3 Days departing from Marrakech Travel across the High Atlas Mountains Tizi’n’Tichka Pass and the beautiful Ounila Valley stopping to see the famous Glaoui Kasbah of Telouet and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou, one of the most spectacular Ksars (adobe walled city) in Morocco where families still live following ancient traditions. At Ait Ben Haddou you will have a guided tour of the village, including an opportunity to enter a private home for a unique
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Categories: Amazigh Culture.

sweet MUSIC

  Sweet MUSIC: Follow the sweet melody of the traditional Oud, the rhythmic beat of the Gnaoua, the lively dance of the Amazigh (Berber), the trance music of the Sufi – find where the locals are playing!   Music Festivals Morocco has many music festivals. The bigger, more international and established Festivals such as the Fez Sacred Music Festival, Essaouira Gnaoua World Music Festival, Jazzablanca and Festival Mawazine generally publish their dates well in advance each year and we recommend booking early to secure accommodation and transport. Other regional events often post their dates at the very last minute and
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Categories: CRAFTED Tours.

red letter days

RED LETTER Days A special occasion? If there is a way we can make your holiday the best and most auspicious event just let us know …weddings, parties, anything… Is it a celebration with family? Anniversary? Big ‘O’ birthday? A coronation :)? Let us make arrangements to take you to a special location with special food, special wine, special whatever your hearts desire! contact ZIG ZAG
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Categories: CRAFTED Tours.

SUB-ROSA

SUB-ROSA: Sshhh – it’s a secret! It could be a surprise party or romantic retreat…  Or what about a MYSTERY TOUR? …leave it up to us! Or a THEMED adVENTURE perhaps? Role-play?   Contact ZIG ZAG
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Categories: CRAFTED Tours.

REAL food

REAL Food: We like gourmet – but without the pretensions of many ‘foodie’ tours! You can do a cooking class in Marrakech in a state-of-the-art kitchen with all mod-cons or follow us on a REAL Food experience where you can cook tagine on a traditional coal brazier with a beautiful local family. Or bake REAL bread in a traditional clay oven. Or cook a whole goat ‘mechoui’ style in a special mud oven. Shop at the weekly market, walk the oasis and see how the REAL food is grown, make 7 times steamed REAL couscous and eat REAL seasonal fruit!
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Categories: Amazigh Culture and CRAFTED Tours.