Family Holidays with a twist – Les Petits Caravanniers, and their Family Adventure Trek

It’s that time of year when we all start thinking longingly of holidays – so we thought we’d help you out a bit with our ‘family friendly holidays with a twist’ series: we’ve found some of the freshest and best ideas to help you think of something beyond the ordinary. Let’s all make our 2014 trips something extraordinary, whether here in the UK or heading to wider horizons.

First up in the series is Les Petits Caravanniers – an 8 day family adventure trek on the edge of the Sahara in Morocco.

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This super bi-lingual family trekking holiday starts out beyond the Atlas Mountains amongst the palm-fringed oases of the Draa Valley. Here, you meet the Berber crew and their team of camels, and set out on a 4-day trek on the edge of the great Sahara Desert. Travelling in the traditional way of the camel caravan, the route will take you across high sand dunes to isolated villages and rock ridge viewpoints.

Sleeping out in the desert, meeting Saharan dwellers and hunting for fossils, this is an enchanting experience for the whole family. This unique trip is run with a mix of English and French families – it’s a great way for youngsters to make international friends and develop or practice language skills. The trip also includes time for sightseeing in the wonderful city of Marrakech where the evening entertainment is still provided by jugglers, acrobats and story-tellers.

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Highlights include:
·         Camel trekking in the desert and sleeping out under the stars
·         Family adventure trek with French and English families
·         Traditional camel caravan on the edge of the Sahara Desert
·         The magic and mystery of Marrakech
·         A unique family adventure holiday

What’s included?

All meals except 2 dinners, 2 nights in hotels, 5 nights camping, transfer and all land transport, English speaking local guide and all activity equipment

Price: £495 Land only – (Join in Marrakesh)

Departures: 29 Mar, 12 Apr, 18 Oct, 25 Oct, 20 Dec, 27 Dec 2014 and 14 Feb, 28 mar, 11 Apr, 17 Oct, 24 Oct, 19 Dec, 26 Dec 2015.

Suitable for children aged 6 and over – check out the details and see loads of photos and videos in the gallery on KE Adventure Travel’s site.

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Author: Laura

A 70's child, I’ve been married for a Very Long Time, and appear to have made four children, and collected one large and useless dog along the way. I work, I have four children, I have a dog… ergo, I do not do dusting or ironing. I began LittleStuff back in (gulp) 2004. I like huge mugs of tea. And Coffee. And Cake. And a steaming cone of crispy fresh fluffy chips, smothered in salt and vinegar. #healthyeater When I grow up I am going to be quietly graceful, organised and wear lipstick every day. In the meantime I *may* have a slight butterfly-brain issue.

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