Trekking the high Atlas Mountains and the dunes of the Sahara Desert and journey through the” Pink City” of Marrakech while combining the best of culture with a visit to Essaouira and the coastal bliss of the Atlantic ocean.
Day 01: Marrakech
Upon arrival in the “Pink City” of Marrakech, transfer to your hotel for a two-night stay. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Marrakech. (Meals: Dinner)
Day 02: Marrakech
This morning we set out for a full day city tour to visit the Menara with its olive garden and ancient irrigation system, Koutoubia minaret and garden, Bahia Palace and the Dar Si Said Museum. In the afternoon we visit the Medina, its many bustling souks and the vibrant Djemaâ el Fna square with its many musicians, snake charmers, story-tellers, Gnawa magicians, acrobats and food stalls. Overnight in Marrakech. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner)
Day 03: Marrakech – Imlil
After breakfast we drive to Imlil, staying in Kasbah du Toubkal or Dar Imlil and the rest of the day is at leisure to explore the surrounding area and take in the spectacular scenery. Overnight in Imlil (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 04: Imlil
The day is spent trekking the high Atlas Mountains (4 hours walking time), walking up the Tizi ‘n’ Tamert pass (2200m), passing through the Tamatert with some spectacular views of the two valleys. After a picnic lunch by we head to Imane valley and onto Ait Mizane valley before we return back to the Kasbah. Overnight in Imlil (Meals: Breakfast & Lunch)
Day 05: Imlil
The day is at leisure for you to relax or to explore the village and the surrounding area. Overnight in Imlil (Meals: Breakfast)
Day 06: Imlil – Essaouira
After breakfast we depart for Essaouira via Marrakech. On arrival to Essaouira we will enjoy a city tour visiting Bab Marrakech square, La Scala and the Medina as well as the old and new port. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Essaouira. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner)
Day 07: Essaouira – Marrakech
Departing after breakfast for Marrakech where we will have lunch at the hotel and in the afternoon we will venture into the vibrant world of souks and bazaars for more shopping and sightseeing, reaching the Djemâa el Fna square (literally translating “Place of Death”) with its many musicians, Gnawa musicians, snake charmers and an array of food stalls. We conclude our tour with a “farewell” dinner at a palace in Medina. Overnight in Marrakech (Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Day 08: Marrakech – Departure
Transfer to airport for your onward journey
Range: Exploring Days, Comfortable Nights
Hotel Rating: 4 star hotels
Local Payment: None
Tour Guide: Yes – guided by local tour guide.
Meals: Breakfast: 7, Dinner: 7
Visiting: Marrakech, Imlil & Essaouira
- Accommodation on twin sharing and Half Board basis in 4* hotels
- Arrival/departure transfer & sightseeing with private air-conditioned vehicles
- Services of English speaking local guides for sightseeing as per above program
- Entrance fees to mentioned sites
- Assistance at airport and hotels by our representatives.
- All presently applicable taxes
- 24 hrs Emergency Helpline Number
Above mentioned costs do not include international airfare, visa fee, other meals except those mentioned in the program, drinks, telephone calls, laundry, camera fees, tips, insurance and any other expenses of personal nature, Single room supplements, Peak season surcharges and any optional additional tours or activities during free time and not mentioned above.