Itinerary

A typical itinerary for our photography holiday to Marrakech. 

(Please note that due to the varying flight times throughout the year, the order of activities in the below itinerary might slightly change from trip to trip, but all activities will take place!) 

Day 1

Highlights inc: Warm welcome at airport, first taste of exotic north Africa, welcome drinks and candle lit dinner

  • Arrive at the airport and be created by your guide and tutor
  • Transfer to traditional riad followed by welcome drink and an introduction to holiday
  • Candle lit dinner on the riad's beautiful roof terrace 

Day 2 

Highlights inc: First photography workshop, photography walk through souk, lunch in main square photography afternoon in the Yves Saint Laurent gardens

  • Photography class on the roof terrace
  • Morning photo-walk through the bustling souk
  • Lunch in the enchanting main square, Jemaa el Fna
  • Photography afternoon at Yves Saint Laurent gardens (Jardin Majorelle)
  • Sunset drinks on the roof terrace and a look at the day's pictures
  • Dinner at a nearby restaurant 

Day 3 

Highlights inc: Photography workshop, shooting in the souk, visit to a traditional Berber pharmacy, the Ben Youssef Medersa

  • Photography class on the roof terrace
  • Fun and inspiring photography exercises in the medina
  • Visit to traditional Berber pharmacy to try exotic remedies!
  • Lazy lunch at riad
  • Late afternoon shoot at the stunning Ben Youssef Medersa
  • Early evening drinks and photography presentation at a swanky Marakechi rooftop bar
  • Dinner with the locals in the atmospheric main square, Jemaa el Fna, followed by night photography

Day 4 

Highlights inc: Behind the scenes glimpses of Marrakech, transfer to the Atlas Mountains, starlight photography workshop

  • One-on-one tutorials after breakfast
  • Photography walk through souk to see communal ovens and dyer's quarter
  • Lunch near main square, Jemaa el Fna
  • Depart Marrakech for the awe inspiring Atlas Mountains 
  • Sunset drinks followed by dinner and a look at the day's images
  • Starlight photography workshop in the remoteness of the mountains

Day 5 

Highlights inc: Exploring the crumbling kasbah, photographing the epic views, a visit to a local farm

  • Photo shoot at a local Kasbah (crumbling castle-like building)
  • Landscape photography at Frui's favourite spots
  • Lunch in a local restaurant overlooking the majestic valley
  • A visit to a local farm to learn about and photograph traditional farming techniques
  • One-to-one tutorials followed by early evening sundowners on the roof terrace, dinner and a look at the day's images

Day 6

Today's itinerary depends on flight times.

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