MOROCCO ATLANTIC COAST – 8 DAYS TOUR
DAY 1: Marrakech:
Arrival at Marrakech Menara Airport, welcome by our staff and transfer to the Riad. After registering, sightseeing tour. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 2: Marrakech – Ouirgane Asni – Tizi N Test – Traoudante:
Departure from Marrakech Taroudant toward a narrow road. The road brings us from here in the valley of Oued N’Fis, home of the Almohads (Berber North African empire that dominated Muslim Spain in the last decades of the twelfth century). The last 15 km climb the mountain and make us go up to the Tizi-n-Test, at 2,100 meters. There is a breathtaking view over the desert and down stairs almost to Taroudant, a beautiful fortified town.
DAY 3: Taroudant – Ait Chtouka Baha – Tafraoute:
We cross a region of argan and olive groves to reach the Anti Atlas. A production of copper traded for centuries with the Saharan caravans. Succession of minerals and desert landscapes, with terraces of almond trees in full bloom from February.
DAY 4: Tafraoute – Goulmin – Sidi Ifni – L’Gzira:
Start crossing the Tizi Kerdous (1100 m) where we will stop for seeing the extraordinary views of the ocean and the Anti Atlas. Descend to Gloumin, small market town with a very colorful. We will follow the coastal road to Sidi Ifni. Free time to visit the historical center.
DAY 5: L’Gzira- Agadir – Essaouira:
Following the road, we reach a vast forests and after them we reach a city famous for the silver. Then, if time permits, we will see a small fishing village and 1/2 hour walk to the left of the village, along the coast, we can swim in a magnificent wild beach. Arrival at Essaouira. In the afternoon visit to the Mogador and its defenses.
DAY 6: Essaouira:
Free morning to stroll, shop or relax watching the exhibition of the many artists living in Essaouira.
DAY 7: Essaouira – Marrakech:
In the morning we return to Marrakech for a road that crosses the plain of Marrakech (Haouz), very green area full of argan trees and goats. We will pass through Chichaoua to reach the “red city”.
DAY 8: Marrakech:
After breakfast, transfer to the airport.