March Tour 2012
The Magic of Marrakech.
March 26th – 31st 2012
Monday March 26th
Arrivals at Marrakech Airport
Transfer to your Riad by our Driver who will be waiting at arrivals for you.
Time to relax in your beautiful riad and to settle into your comfortable and luxurious room.
A show of exquisite Berber Jewels from the south of Morocco and a ddiscussion on the topic of identifiaction and authenticity.
A welcome meal in the evening under the stars with Gnawa music.
Tuesday March 27th
Following breakfast at your riad .
A morning of guided jewellery shopping with host Sarah Corbett.
Lunch in one of the vibrant eateries of the Marrakech Medina.
A choice of after noon activities. Including Hammam visit, souk shopping time, or caleche tours.
Evening meal as a guest of a Saharwi jewellery dealer with private access to his inventory of Tuareg and Saharwi jewels and beads.
Wednesday March 28th
Following breakfast at your riad.
A visit to the Tiskiwin Museum in Marrakech a treasure house of jewels, which are a part of the collection of renowned anthropologist Bert Flint.
A visit to the wholesalers at the Mellah ( old Jewish Quarter) to see new production beads, pendants, and imported beads.
Lunch in Gueliz. Followed by jewel shopping in the new town. ( The French district of the city) followed by visits to some jewel shops in the area.
Evening visit to Djeema l Fna to experience the wonders of the snakecharmers, music, fortune tellers, dancers and more and to sample the street food of Marrakech…..
Thursday March 30th
Another morning feast of fruit , eggs, pastries, fresh bread, conserves, tea ,coffee & juice! Followed by some free time for gift shopping in the souks if required, or further jewel shopping in the Medina.
Lunch in the walled Marrakech Medina
An afternoon of guided jewellery shopping with your host Sarah Corbett. Including access to a storeroom piled with wonders, ( this is an experience not on offer to the public!)
An evening of show and tell, share tales of your jewels ( and the ones which got away) over a sumptuous feast at your riad. With henna for those who would like it.
Friday March 31st
Free time and transfers to Airport.
£650 per person based on single occupancy of a luxury double room with en suite facilities
For those wishing to share a double room we offer a 15% price reduction
Included: transfers, accommodation, breakfast, tea and coffee at the riad, Evening meals at the riad on the first and last night of the trip, guided shopping and expert advice from Sarah Corbett as listed above.
We are able to offer extra nights accommodations or to arrange further excursions following the tour ….please e mail any requests..
Not included: Lunches, meals outside the riad, excursions and leisure activites.