Tour 2 : DAY 1 till DAY 8

Day 1 : Marrakech

Pick up at the airport at Marrakech Menera International Airport. Hotel transfer depends on time of arrival. Dinner. Hotel.

 

Day 2 : Marrakech – Essaouira

Pick up in Marrakech at your Riad/Hotel and travel west to the Atlantic coast. Visit the UNESCO protected city of Essaouira – an Arabic term for  “the wall” – is an enchanting fishing harbor reflecting the Portuguese character of settlers from the 16th century. The enormous fortress of white washed, blue shuttered housen (built at sea-level) is famous for its fine handcrafts. The city flourishes in marquetry, the art of working wood with ebony, mother-of-pearl, and silver threads. Dinner. Hotel.

Day 3 : Essaouira – Agadir

Morning departure from Essaouira towards Agadir. Visit to Sidi Kaouki beach; its undisturbed sand dunes an argon shrubs make this beach one of the most beautifull in all of Morocco. The beach of Taghazoute, a paradise for surfers, offers exellent sea views and the pleasures of fresh Atlantic Ocean air. Visit the beach and see the new (and very European) city of Agadir. Dinner. Hotel.

Day 4 : Agadir – Sidi Ifni

Continue your journey to the laid back of Sidi Ifni. The Spanish flavor and Art Deco architecture makes for a relaxed – yet stimulating – visit. Travel onward to the village of Tiznit, where the locals dress in traditional costume an sell hand made Berber jewelry. Dinner. Hotel.

Day 5 : Sidi Ifni – Tafraout

Our journey continues to the Anti Atlas, where we visit the towns of G’limime and Tafraout. The area is known for almond trees, argan oil, and the production of babhouches (a traditional Moroccan leather shoe). Close the day with a relaxing walk in the Amen Valley – where weather-worn boulders change from pink to gray to gold depending on the time of the day. Dinner. Hotel.

DAY 6 : Tafraout – Taroudant

Depart via Chtouka Ait Baha to the town on Taroudant. Taroudant (nick-named the “mini-Marrakech”) is an elegant town encircled by a red ocher wall. Taroudant is a fantastic shopper’s paradise for aficionados of unique silver items. Dinner. Hotel.

Day 7 : Taroudant – Marrakech

Leave Taroudant via the Test pass and see the Berber Mosque – the Tinml. In Marrakech visit the Menara Gardens, Koutoubia Minaret, Saadian Tombs, and Bahia Palace.  After lunch, tour around the Agdal Gardens, the Gueliz district, and the ancient Medina. Enjoy the end of your day visiting the markets and the famous Djemaa el Fna Square. Dinner. Hotel.

Day 8 : Marrakech – Airport

Airport transfer depends on your departure time.