A voyage to Essaouira:
It is a journey of 3 hours. We will depart at 8 am in the morning and will reach to the old port of Mogador. This was built by the Portuguese in narrow peninsula along with a sand crescent. This was nicely sheltered by exclusive French designed walls which are made during the eighteenth Century. This city is divided into varied districts and is made largely for the pedestrians. You can get the glimpse of the beauty of the fishing port from the top of the Skala. Marvelous Spanish Fortresses can also be noticed from here.
Here in Essaouira, you will get the finest collection of different types of handicrafts. Especially wooden objects which are known as tuya have a good combination of wood, lemon, nacre, ebony and copper. Here also you can enjoy having the best meal with fish at the port. We will get back to Marrakech in the evening.
An expedition to Ouatzazate through High Atlas Mountains (2.260 M):
The tour will take you through
the High Atlas mountain road and will offer you a remarkable feeling. On the way you will get the view of ravishing valleys and the lots of Berber villages as well as gemstones sellers up to Tizi N’Tichka which is the highest mountain pass in the Atlas mountain range. The mountains of the south part remain covered with snow from the month of November to April. On the way to Ouarzazate, you will notice Kasbahs and little mud and straw houses. These houses contrast nicely with the lash green valley. At present this small village at the edge of Sahara has become a military town which has been developed by the French. This is the previous house of the Kasbah of Ait Benhadu Taourirt, Pacha Glaoui. Again, this place has been declared as the World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.
A Trip to Ourika Valley:
By 9 am we will leave Marrakesh and will drive towards Atlas Mountain and will keep exploring the picturesque beauty of the village and valley. The first halt will be at the ethnic Moroccan house. This house will make you aware about the lives of the villagers of Morocco. This includes conventional Berber food and tea ceremony, arranged by the lady proprietor of the residence. Here you will get to see how to prepare mint tea .Tea will be served with normal breakfast.
From Here we will leave for Berber village and will go for exploring more. A halt is to be given for a camel ride and then will head to enjoy some waterfalls. Lunch will be served at a nice restaurant amidst the charming natural beauty. Here you will get different types of Moroccan dishes. It will be about 5 pm when we will reach back to Marrakesh.
A memorable trip to Ouzoud Falls:
To start the journey for Ouzoud Falls we need to depart Marrakesh by 8.30 am in the morning. This is the biggest waterfall of Africa and trip to this destination should not be missed. While enjoying the breathtaking view of this falls, travelers will also be able to get the view of a classic rainbow which is almost permanent here. The falls go down nearly 110m or 330ft and will surely give you a nice experience for the whole day trip.
Prior to reaching the falls you will get the chance to enjoy a drive through the High Atlas Mountains. Here you will get the scope to explore the beauty of natural bridge engraved by the mountains. Once you reach near the falls, we will go for a trek of two hours to reach at the bottom of the falls. There you will get the chance to swim and you will experience a superb healing power in the water of the falls. You will be taken to the best restaurant here dotting with the marvelous picturesque view of the nature. You will also get the opportunity to taste the conventional Tangine food. In the afternoon we will be back to Marrakech.
The tour includes the following:
- Completely private tour and hence no more people will be included.
- You can ask for halt whenever you want.
- Pick up and drop facility is provided.
- Journey to be arranged with car or 4×4 minibuses according to the number of people.
- Drivers and guides are English speaking.
- Fuel and toll fees are part of the package.
- Meal and drinks not included.
- Entrance fee to Kasbahs not included.
Exotic two day excursion from Marrakech to Ouarzate:
EXCURSION MARRAKECH – OUARZAZATE
Day 1: Travel from Marrakech Telouet to Ait Ben Haddou:
Keeping the Haouz plain in the back, we will drive on the roads till the north of Atlas until we get the view of Tizi N’Tichka Pass. The pass was built by the French during the year 1927 and this road has become one of the most significant one to travel between Marrakesh and the provinces of south and central south. We will pass through excellent landscape with beautiful colors. After crossing the path we will take turn to Kasbah Telout. Here you will visit the beautiful castle and then we will go down for Awnil valley. This place has made its entry in the list of heritage site by UNESCO and this place has become a shooting spot for lots of movies. The night will be spent at hotel.
Day 2: Next move from Ait Ben Haddou via Ouarzazate to Marrakech:
We will take you to explore Ouarzazat which is famous as precious French military barracks township. It is now a growing city with beautiful views. The town is situated at the foothills of Atlas mountain range with picturesque border. This place has become a preferred one of the directors of various movies. We will get back to the hotel in Marrakech through the Tizi N’Tichka Pass. Our service ends right here.
The tour includes the following:
A journey from MARRAKECH – AIT BEN HADDOU – ZAGORA DESERT
This tour will take you to the Sahara Desert and you can also explore the south of Morocco. However this trip is too tough as it will take 8 hours long drive to reach there. Well, those who want to take a short trip to Sahara they can surely afford this one. This trip is available with camel trek and spending the night under the stars within the exclusive desert camp will offer a fabulous experience.
First day: Journey from Marrakech – Ouarzazate to Zagora:
After departing from the hotel in Marrakech, you will be taken to the exotic High Atlas Mountains crossing the highest pass Tizi n’Tichka. During the journey you will notice the Berber farms as well as conventional villages besides the mountains and we will reach to Ouarzazate. This place is famously known as “Hollywood of Morocco”. Here we will halt for the lunch and then will start journey to visit Taourirt Kasbah. Then we will drive until we reach to Agdz and after this will continue to Dra’a valley. Now you can enjoy the charm of palm plantations. Here you can stop once to get the gorgeous view of sea of palm trees. From here we will continue to Zagora where you can take pleasure of riding on camel and will get a chance to spend nights in the nomadic tents.
Day 2: Exclusive journey from Zagora – Dra’a Valley to Marrakech:
Getting up early will give you the chance to view the sunrise and after having the breakfast, camel ride is waiting for you. Next you will be taken through the Dra’a valley to the famous Kasbah of Aït Ben Haddou. This is famous as “fortified city” and this city is located along with the old caravan way which connects the Sahara and Marrakech. This is placed on a hill beside the Ouarzazate River and this will definitely show off some gorgeous history of Kasbahs which are still there. UNESCO has decided to make this location a heritage site and many movies have been shot here such as Gladiator. After having lunch, we will head to Marrakech and in the afternoon we will reach here. We end our services here.
Desert tour includes:
- Vehicles with AC facility, deluxe van or 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser are available with fuel.
- All drivers are English speaking
- Doorstep pick up and drop facilities from the hotels
- Night stay in Zagora of Nekhla, adventurous Nomad camp within an Oasis. All are available with exclusive dinner and breakfast.
- Camel ride to and fro from the camp
- Free time will be given to explore the places like Cinema Sets, Taourirt Kasbah etc
Services not included:
- Lunch during journey
- Any type of beverage
- Entrance fees at Kasbahs