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Tauck Adds Morocco & Brazil to Exotics Programme

Two new itineraries to Morocco and Brazil are being added to Tauck’s Exotics collection - bringing the total of its portfolio of tailor made, guided tours and cruises to 29. The company offers tours to explore Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Antarctica, Australia and New Zealand.

Tack's new ten-day 'Magic of Morocco' itinerary begins with an overnight stay in the capital city Rabat, travelling on to Fez, with a choice of three themed walking tours.

Also included is a visit to he Roman ruins at Volubilis and en route to Casablanca, the mausoleum and palace of 17th century sultan Moulay Ismail in the walled city of Meknes.

An overnight stay in Casablanca precedes a concluding three-night stay in Marrakech. Activities here include the city’s souks and a tour of the 16th-century Saadian Tombs, plus a trip into the desert for an afternoon and evening of Berber culture, including camel rides, tea with a local and traditional music and entertainment in a tented setting.

Tack's 10-day Brazilian tour 'Rhythms of Brazil: Rio to Iguacu Falls' starts in Rio de Janeiro. Guest stay for three-nights at the Belmond Copacabana Palace which looks out over Copacabana Beach. The tour then takes in Tijuca Forest, the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Hill, and the summit of 1,390ft Sugarloaf Mountain.

Next comes the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais where guests stay for two nights in the 18th century gold rush town of Ouro Preto, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Included are the Matriz de Nossa Senhora do Pilar church, two cultural museums and the city’s opera house, followed by a lunch prepared using traditional techniques.

After this, Brasilia for an overnight, to include a tour of the unique cathedral, Presidential Palace and the country’s Supreme Court.

Guests then travel by air to Salvador on the coast. Here the tour ends with 3 nights exploring the city's African influences in the music and Candomble religion. Also f course, the traditionalits Portuguese colonial architecture. Fibally there is a visit to the Iguacu National Park, with its waterfalls helicopter sightseeing flights.

Included in the price of both new itineraries are all accommodation and ground transport, sightseeing and admission to attractions, most meals and gratuities and airport transfers. 'Magic of Morocco' starts at £3,540 with departures in February, March, April, November and December next year, while there are seven 'Rhythms of Brazil: Rio to Iguacu Falls' departures in March, April, May, September, October and December 2017, with prices from £3,960.

For further information see www.tauck.co.uk

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Date Published:
21st May 2016

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David Betterton
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