EARTH AND STRAW ESPERIENTIAL TOUR - 6 DAYS
An experiential journey through the history and the cultural identity of Southern Morocco, learning the ancient earth and straw building techniques and diving deep into the ancient traditions of the Berber tribes of the Central High Atlas.
A six-day trip that perfectly blends together the pleasure of discovery, the charm of southern Morocco landscapes and the opportunity to learn ancient craft techniques, in a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Following the example of local craftsmen and accompanied by expert guides, we’ll plunge our hands into the secrets of a world still capable to live in a perfect balance with nature, creating artifacts and monuments of exceptional refinement and beauty through the art of wisely mixing and working available natural resources. The magnificent Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou will be the starting point of this slow, in depth experience through the berber culture involving all the senses, through hands on workshops, practical examples, meetings, guided tours and excursions along the Atlas mountains and the famous route of One Thousand Kasbahs.
Travel proposals also suitable for associations, schools and universities.
Reception and accompaniment - Transport by 4x4 or minibus – 5 nights in hotel / riad / guest house or with host family – Accommodation on full board basis - Adobe building workshop - Traditional music night – Entrance fees to monuments and architectural sites - 1 professional guide throughout the duration of the trip - 24h24 Assistance
Airplane tickets - Drinks - Tips for staff – Optional activities – Travel health and cancellation insurance (upon request, Direction Sud will help you identify the most suitable for your needs). Direction Sud guarantees no hidden costs or other extra fees.