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Morocco Kayak School
Trip Overview
Kayak school on Lake Bin el Quidane and the Ahansal river
Time Of Year: April - May
Price: 1795
Duration: 11 days
Departure Point: Marrakech, Morocco
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Learn to kayak in Morocco!
Why not rise to the challenge this year and learn to kayak? With qualified experienced kayak instructors and the most perfect and relaxed setting there is no excuse not to. Crystal clear waters, beautiful warm sunshine and magnificent red ochre cliff faces surround you as you ease into your kayak sessions learning basic strokes, Eskimo rolls and technical manoeuvres. Before you know it the exhilarating rapids will be no problem at all for you and you will be having the thrill of your life. You can return home a fully-fledged kayaker with a massive sense of pride and a nice tan to top it off!
Itinerary

Day One
Arrive in Marrakech and be met by one of our guides. Transfer to hotel and relax. Explore the local restaurants and culture
(No meals included)

Day Two
Breakfast at the hotel followed by drive across Morocco into the heart of Atlas Mountains, stopping for lunch enroute. Arrive at our campsite for evening on the shores of the spectacular lake Bin el Quidane. Fit out kayaks and have our first sunset paddle on the lake
(All meals included)

Day Three
This is where the teaching really begins, starting from the beginning and covering everything from the basic strokes to exiting the boat should you capsize. As you progress we will teach you how to Eskimo roll. After evening meal we drive to one of the most amazing campsites we have ever seen for our evening camp
(All meals included)

Day Four
Further practice of our strokes and rolling practice for the more advanced. Full safety briefing then a short drive upstream to take on our first river kayaking of the trip. The afternoon is free time to explore, play volleyball on the beach, or just kick back and relax
(All meals included)

Day Five
A short day on the river as we practice our skills on our first moving water. This is a gentle introduction and the rapids are relatively small
(All meals included)

Day Six
We carry on down the river, running all the rapids and practicing our paddling technique as we go. We pass through the small town of Tilouguite as we head down to ‘barking dog’ camp – set amongst cedar trees on the side of the river
(All meals included)

Day Seven
The rapids today are not large, but are perfect for learning. We head off again with our instructors (never more than 4 clients to 1 instructor) as the scenery becomes even more amazing. Stopping for lunch gives us the opportunity to take a walk above the river, or to visit one of the local Casbahs
(All meals included)

Day Eight
More roller coaster rapids today will increase your confidence and test your skills. Today we will also cover safety issues, rescues and use of throw bags. Tonight’s camp is deep within the rivers stunning canyon
(All meals included)

Day Nine
We finish our river trip by kayaking out of the impressive gorge carved by the river, with its rock walls towering 100s of feet above us. It is then out on to Lake Bin El Quidane to meet our motor boat and a relaxing scenic ride across the lake back to the starting point of our trip. After packing the vehicles we drive back to Marrakech, stopping at beautiful cascades for lunch and a swim. We arrive back in Marrakech in the evening
(Breakfast and lunch included)

Day Ten
Free day to explore the majestical city of Marrakech and its infamous Souk (market). The main focal point of Marrakech is a huge square in the old part of town – Djemaa el-Fna which really come alive in the evenings between 7 and 9pm
(Breakfast included)

Day Eleven
Flights normally depart Marrakech around midday, so free time for last minute shopping before transfer to airport for flight home
(Breakfast included)

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Trip Dossier
The trip dossier contains full and detailed information of the trip including:
  • Itinerary
  • Holiday Options (Hiking & Trekking, Sporting Facilities, The Sahara, The beach)
  • What is included in the trip
  • Getting to Marrakech
  • Visa Requirements
  • Vaccinations
  • Exchange Rates
  • Shopping in Morocco
  • Climate
  • Fitness and Safety
  • Dress code
  • Personal Equipment
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Dates & Pricing
Price includes: All transfers and transport during trip, all accommodation, all meals (except where specified), all equipment, guides.
Excludes: personal insurance, personal drinks (soft drinks, beer etc.), tips, international flight, pre/post trip meals in Marrakech.
Morocco Kayak School
21 April - 01 May 2018 11 days 1795
Deposit 400
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