Half-term is for camping, camel trekking and volcanoes
3 September 2009
There’s no need for children to be ‘kicking their heels’ during the half term holidays, with this selection of great holiday ideas from the UK’s leading guided walks specialist, Ramblers Worldwide Holidays.
• A week’s adventure in Morocco based in fascinating Marrakech with its vibrant souks in Djemaa al Fna Square, Marojelle Gardens and buzzing restaurants and cafes. This trip is also combined with a visit to the Berber villages of the Ourika Valley in the foothills of the Ourika Valley in the foothills of the magnificent Atlas Mountains.
This Morroccan Escapade costs £914 per adult and £799 per child up to the age of 16 when sharing with 2 adults). It includes, return flights from London to Marrakech; transfers; 6 nights half board accommodation at the Riad M’hiddou; overnight camping in the desert including camel trekking; a Fantasia horsemanship show with dinner and dancing, acrobats, fireworks and the services of a tour leader. Departs 25 October.
• A week in Vico Equense near Naples – the perfect ‘base’ for exploring this amazing city, the Amalfi Coast, Capri and Pompei.
The price is £759 per adult, (£532 up to 11 years old when sharing with 2 adults); and £558 (12 – 16 years of age with 2 paying adults).
This ‘Italian Adventure’ includes return flights from London to Naples, transfers, breakfasts and dinners at the Hotel Mary, a local guided tour of Pompeii, hydrofoil to Capri and an evening of ‘home made’ pizza making and the services of a tour leader. Departs 25 October.
• 4 nights in the Lake District with its stunning scenery, ‘Swallows and Amazons’ atmosphere and a ‘treasure hunt’ for the whole family.
This holiday costs £236 per adult with a £28 reduction per booking for children aged from 7 – 16. It includes, full board accommodation at Hassness House; morning forays into the surrounding hills; a tour of the Honister Slate Mine; evening quiz sessions, a treasure hunt and the services of a tour leader. (24 October).