Day 01: Marrakech
You will be met at the airport in Marrakech and transferred to your accommodation where you will have dinner and spend the night.
Day 02: Marrakech - Essaouira
After breakfast, we leave Marrakech and drive to the UNESCO coastal medina of Essaouira.This charming city has a busy traditional fishing port where bright blue boats work hauling in a myriad of fish which you can see for sale. Its Portuguese history is clearly visible in the architecture from the 16th century. Its whitewashed walls and blue shuttered windows and doors are characteristic of coastal towns that have been influenced from European invaders. Essaouira is full of craftsmen and artists, musicians and artisans, it is famous for its fine handcrafts; marquetry, the art of working wood with ebony, mother of pearl, and silver threads is practiced here, Thuya wood is also from this region, galleries and narrow streets abound with wonderful crafts and artwork. Cafes and restaurants offer a tantalising selection of dishes; fish and seafood being plentiful. We will stay here for dinner and overnight at a local hotel or riad.
Day 03: Essaouira - Agadir
After breakfast we departure from Essaouira for Agadir, travelling south along the coast, we visit Sidi Kaouki beach; its undisturbed sand dunes and Argan shrubs make this beach one of the most beautiful in all Morocco. The beach of Taghazoute is a paradise for surfers and offers excellent sea views.
Once in Agadir, we will also visit the beach there and we see the new and very European city of Agadir, where we stay for dinner and overnight at local hotel or riad.
Day 04: Agadir - Sidi Ifni
We will continue our journey along the Atlantic seaboard to Sidi Ifni. The Spanish flavour and Art Deco architecture make it perfect for a relaxed visit.
Then we travel to the town called Tiznit, where the locals dress in traditional costume and also sell the locally handmade Berber jewellery. Dinner and overnight at the local hotel in Sidi Ifni.
Day 05: Sidi Ifni - Tafraoute
After breakfast we leave the coast and drive inland to the Anti Atlas Mountains where we will visit the towns of Goulmime and Tafraoute. This area is known for its almond trees, also for argan oil, and the production of babouches which are traditional Moroccan leather shoes. We will finish the day with a relaxing walk in the Amen Valley. Tonight we will dine and overnight in a hotel in Tafraoute.
Day 06: Tafraoute -Taroudant This morning, we leave this picturesque region and continue our tour to Taroudant, known by locals as Little Marrakech due to the backdrop of the High Atlas Mountains and its red adobe city walls, which are more complete than those of any other Moroccan town. This Berber market town is less frequented by tourists, providing an authentic experience of everyday life. It is much closer to two mountain ranges and the sea than Marrakech, making it an ideal base from which to explore the Berber countryside. This ancient medina is surrounded by a fortified wall which hides Taroudant’s secret; it is a shopper's paradise for aficionados of unique silver items. Dinner and overnight at hotel or riad in Taroudant.
Day 07: Taroudant - Marrakech
From Taroudant, we return to Marrakech via the Tizi n´Test pass where you can see the old Tin Mal Mosque. This is a beautiful region, full of mountains, hidden lakes, rivers and Berber villages. In Marrakech there will be a guided visit of the Menara Gardens, Koutoubia Minaret, Saadian Tombs, and Bahia Palace. After lunch, our tour starts at Agdal Gardens, the Gueliz district, and we will of course visit the UNESCO Jemma el Fna square and ancient Medina. In the evening you can enjoy the atmosphere in the square and shopping in the souks. Dinner and overnight in a hotel or riad in Marrakech.
Day 08: Marrakech - Airport
We will transfer you to the airport depending on your departure time.