A day in the foothills of the high atlas : around amizmiz (whole day)
A TYPICAL AMIZMIZ DAY ITINERARY
En route, visit the barage (dam) and reservoir of lalla takerkoust (water issues/water sustainability issues).
Arrive amizmiz around 10.30.
Take a walk in the surrounding countryside to see traditional farming activities and techniques in action.
Call in to a pottery village and see the potters at work (with the option of "having a go" too, of course).
Take a relaxing picnic lunch (included) in a forest glade.
Return to the market town of Amizmiz in mid afternoon; take time to walk around its central area to see the souks and shops, perhaps enjoying some mint tea as a refreshment.
Return to Marrakech and back to hotel by late afternoon.
geography syllabus relevance
- Fold mountains
- Hazardous environments
- Water resource management
- Traditional/new farming systems
- Development issues
around amizmiz day
- Includes transport from marrakech to/from amizmiz
- An ats moroccan guide, english speaking;
- A visit to a potter
- A picnic lunch