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WALKING PLATRES AND LIMASSOL WALKING MOROCCO Discover the rural villages of Cyprus NEW SMALL GROUP Walk in the High Atlas mountains Trails and Walks of Cyprus Savour the natural beauty and dramatic scenery of the Troodos mountains during this two-centre holiday. Walking in the High Atlas Discover the land of the Berbers as you walk in the High Atlas amongst towering peaks, lush valleys and rural villages 7 nights from £1149 Including optional travel insurance§ 7 nights in hotels 19 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 7 dinners Four guided walks Lunch at a Berber gite Tea at a Berber House City tour of Marrakech Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Local expert guide Saga tour manager Porterage at all hotels. l l l l l l l l l 7 nights from £1249^ Including optional travel insurance§ Departing: April 3, 2018. Holiday code: AK155 Half board at the New Helvetia Hotel, Platres Full board at Elias Beach Hotel, Limassol Free bar at Elias Beach Hotel open 12 hours a day Six scenic rural walks Saga walking host and local walking guide Porterage at your hotel Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers. l l l l l l l Your programme Kalidonia Trail: Walk through Troödos National Forest Park and follow the course of the Kyros Potamos stream. Persephone Trail: Trek through black pine forest, walking up to an impressive viewpoint. Atalanti Circular Walk: Trek through black pine forest and see rare flora on this spectacular trail. Aphrodite Nature Trail and Sea Caves: Walk paths lined with miniature pine trees and juniper and admire sea views from the cliffs. Germasogeia Dam Walk: An invigorating walk ending with views over the impressive Germasogeia Dam. Baths of Aphrodite Circular Nature Trail: This circular trek visits the legendary bathing spot of the goddess of love. Please note: Walks will be moderate to strenuous and include three between 3-8 kilometres and three from 12-14 kilometres. There will be ascents, descents and some uneven and slippery terrain. One of the walks may be unsuitable for anyone suffering from vertigo. Your hotels New Helvetia Hotel, Platres QQQ Stay three nights on a half-board basis, in this charming, old-fashioned hotel. Elias Beach Hotel, Limassol QQQQ Spend four all-inclusive nights at this Saga favourite, with its own pier and sandy beach. You can extend your holiday at the Elias Beach Hotel and enjoy two included excursions. Please call for details. To find out more visit saga.co.uk/walksofcyprus Your programme On this exciting new holiday you'll start by sampling the bustling magic of Marrakech ­ Morocco's colourful capital before transferring to the mountain village of Imlil to stay in a traditional-style house. From here, enjoy four days of walking in the High Atlas Mountains: Armed village ­ Walk through orchards and woods, with views of mountain peaks and Ait Mizane Valley. After lunch at a Berber gite, walk back through fields. Tizi N'Mzik ­ Walk through a valley and along mountain slopes to Mzik Pass (2500 metres). After a picnic lunch, continue to Mzik village for tea at a Berber house. Descend through a walnut valley. Sidi Chamharouch ­ Walk uphill to Aremd village and a shrine (2300 m). After lunch and views of Mizane valley, follow the Isswale river bed through orchards. Tizi N'Tamatert ­ Walk though villages and forests to Tamaterte Pass (2300m) with fine views of the Atlas mountains and valleys. What to expect on your walk Walking will be four to five hours per day, at altitudes of up to 2500 metres, trekking over often rough terrain with steep ascents and descents at a leisurely pace with an experienced guide. You will need to carry your own daypack and a good level of physical fitness is required. There may be snow on the ground in winter and mountain weather may affect daily programmes. Your hotels Atlas Asni Hotel, Marrakech QQQQ Stay two nights in this city hotel with pool, restaurant, and bar. 334 rooms. Dar Imlil Guest House Stay five nights in this traditional house with courtyard and views towards Mt Toubkal, with pool, restaurant and free Wi-fi. 10 rooms. To find out more visit saga.co.uk/highatlas ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing with flights from Heathrow to Larnaca on the scheduled services of British Airways. Prices are subject to availability and may change. Current available prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. § A reduction of £30 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. For single accommodation or to take advantage of our flight upgrade deals (both subject to availability and extra charges may apply), please visit saga.co.uk/holidays or call for further details. See enclosed Essential Information. Prices from: Jan 17, 2018 Feb 21 Mar 7 Apr 18 May 16 Jun 13 Sep 12 Oct 3Oct 17 7 nights 1149 1179 1229 1249 1279 1279 1279 1229 1199 Holiday code: MR008. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing with flights from Gatwick to Marrakech on the scheduled services of easyJet, are subject to availability, may change and current available prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. §A reduction of £30 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights. Single rooms: (supplement per person per tour): £299 on all departures. For the latest prices and offers, visit saga.co.uk/holidays. Please see the enclosed Essential Information. To book see page 70 and call FREE on 0800 074 8021 or visit saga.co.uk/specialinterests 39