Moroccan Cities: Casablanca, Rabat, Fes & Marrakech – 6 Days | Tours from Casablanca
A perfect balance of culture, adventure and relaxation, this 6-day itinerary Round Marrakech features highlights of the imperial city of Marrakech, hikes in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains, and relaxation in the coastal town of Essaouira. Wander the exotic markets of the ancient Medina, dine with a local Berber family, and explore a centuries-old seaside fortress.
Admire dancers, henna artists and acrobats in the lively Jemaa El Fna Square.
Hike the foothills of the High Atlas in the stunning beauty of the Amizmiz Valley.
Share bread with a Berber family and experience local traditions and hospitality.
Climb the walls overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy fresh seafood at Essaouira.
|Day 1 Explore Marrakech||Marrakech|
|Day 2 Explore Marrakech||Marrakech|
Day 3 Marrakech – Amizmiz, overnight in a Berber home
|Day 4 Amizmiz to Marrakech||Marrakech|
|Day 5 Marrakech – Essaouira||Essaouira|
|Day 6 : Back to Marrakech; Depart||airport|
Days 1: Marrakech: Visiting the Red City
Welcome to Marrakech! Nicknamed the “Red City” for its 1000-year-old red sandstone walls and buildings, Marrakech is a major economic center. Marrakech has Berber rather than Arab roots and was once an important trading capital of the Atlas Mountains tribe. Explore Marrakech’s bustling Jemaa el-Fna Square. The souk (market) is to the north, the Koutubia mosque and gardens are to the west, and the Kasbah (fortress or fortress) area contains the Saadien Tomb, Bahia Palace and El Badi. The place is south. Ville Nouvelle has the Majorelle Gardens.
To visit the Medina (Old Town) in a unique way, board the calèche (French for the carriage) and start adapting to the surroundings. Please pay attention to fondouks-medieval hotels that provide accommodation and supplies for merchants and travelers. Today, some have been converted into residences or large shopping areas and studios that you can explore. Find the way to the Koutoubia Mosque and the garden, and escape the heat in the garden between the fountain and palm trees. Although non-Muslims cannot enter the mosque, its 12th century foundation and minaret are worth seeing.
As night fell, Jemaa el-Fna became active with musicians and storytellers, acrobats and dancers, and even snake charmers. Stroll through rows of food stalls, serving a variety of food from dinners to juice drinks, dried dates and small snacks. For a bite, or for a more relaxing experience, please look for one of the many cafes above the square and enjoy the food while watching the show below.
Day 2 City Tour
Take your guide for a half-day tour guide to discover the refined details of the Ben Yossef Islamic madrassa (School) and experience 16th-century architecture. Admire traditional Moroccan crafts: cedar carvings, plaster carvings, arabesques, Islamic calligraphy, and colorful zellij (mosaics). Stroll through the old dormitory where 800 students lived and visit the prayer room.
Take time to explore the Dar sidi Said Museum (also known as the Museum of Moroccan Art) and admire displays of beautifully carved Spanish Moorish clothing, antiques, jewelry, and ornaments. Then indulge your senses as you explore the intricate maze of open-air markets. hidden behind common restaurants and shops. Visit the Al Attrine, Suk Chuari and Suk Smata market … for various spices, wood, copper pot products, and babouche (traditional Berber slippers). Visit the Souk des Teinturiers and see for yourself how leather and fabric are dyed.
Day 3 Marrakech – Amizmiz, overnight in a Berber home
Today you will venture south of Marrakech to the small town of Amizmiz at the foot of the High Atlas Mountains (about an hour’s drive). Take some time to explore the unpretentious markets in the old town, and then meet your mountain guide in the narrow alleys and mule paths in the surrounding mountains. Wander through small Berber villages and watch local farmers and herders take care of their animals and scenery.
You can even see children on the way to or from school. These children are usually shared by several nearby villages. Stop for lunch with the local family and learn about their daily life while learning how to make homemade bread. Continue your trek until the afternoon, and then return to another local Berber home, where you will be welcomed for dinner and a room will be provided for you to spend the night.
Day 4 Amizmiz to Marrakech
Have breakfast with your host, then bid farewell and head to the trail. Before returning to Marrakech, continue to explore the local scenery and other nearby towns.
Upon Arrive in Marrakech, explore the casbah area south of Jamaa al-Fana Square, visit the tombs of the Saadien dynasty and explore the 500-year-old ancient art in its architecture. As you travel through Mellah to the 19th-century Bahia Palace, visit the sunken gardens of the 17th-century El Badi Palace.
Day 5 Marrakech – Essaouira
After breakfast, head west to the coast and the charming seaside town of Essaouira. The route along the way will take you through vast rolling plains and unique Moroccan argan forests. If you are lucky, you will see goats eating argan on the tree, which may be a sight to determine when the pasture is banned or unavailable. Along the way, you will pay more attention to staying at the Argan Oil Cooperative to find a way to extract precious and expensive oil from nuts.
Arrive in the laid-back port city of Essaouira, in stark contrast to the frenetic Marrakech, and spend the rest of the day according to your choice. Browse the UNESCO-protected country, ride a horse while surfing, take a kite-surfing lesson, or stroll along the beaches of the Scala de la Kasbah (18th-century city wall).. Designed by European engineers, old brass cannons line the walls and provide a way to view the ocean. Fans of guitarists might want to take a taxi to Diabate at the end of Essaouira beach, where he is reported to have spent your time there. Walk back to Essaouira and indulge in freshly caught seafood.
Day 6 : Back to Marrakech; Depart
Essaouira, known as the “Windy City” for its strong Elysee trade winds that hit the crescent beach, is a popular surfing destination. Take your morning to see the windsurfers, surfers, and windsurfers or if you’re more adventurous, take a class before you say goodbye and head back to Marrakesh. Depending on the specifics of your trip, you might want to visit the only surviving Almoravid monument, the 12th-century Almoravid Dome, before spending some time at the Museum of Marrakesh, housed in the 19th-century Dar Monabi Palace, and enjoying Berber, modern and traditional Moorish art transfer to the airoport and end our trip. .
- include Private tour
- Daily breakfast Hotel accommodation and all transportation in Marrakech
- Airport Full transportation with air-conditioning,
- crossing the Hight Atlas Mountains of Morocco
- gas and driver English speaking guide and driver Overnight in Amizmiz, Essaouira & Marrakech
- Tour Guide in & Marrakech
- including breakfast
- Daily including breakfast, free time to explore scenic spots, take photos, etc.
- Customized and flexible stops
- Travel insurance
- Entrance tickets to monuments
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