Beach & Desert Holiday in Morocco is a relaxing way to discover seaside resorts; this journey offers scenic landscape and relaxing accommodations with seaside views and amenities and camel trekking in Erg chigaga desert.
Day 1 : Marrakech
Upon your arrival to Marrakech, you will be transferred to the hotel, where you will check in and relax. Dinner and night at the hotel
Day 2 : Marrakech ( visit the city )
Today you will have a guided tour of Marrakech and its medina accompanied with an English speaking guide. You will visit the Bahia palace, the Saadian Tombs, and many other hidden sites such as the magnificent Koutoubia Mosque and the famous Djemaa el-Fna, one of the center attractions of Marrakech. The tour will conclude with an exploration of the souks lined with fresh fruit, mounds of spices, intricately woven fabrics and many other handcrafts of Morocco. Night at the hotel.
Day 3 : Marrakech - Essaouira
Today travel towards Essaouira (Mogador) the former Portuguese fishing village offers up only a few roadside towns and the occasional Berber village. Visit this sea-side medieval town that boasts lovely white-washed and blue-shuttered houses, colonnades, thuya wood workshops, art galleries and mouthwatering seafood. Have lunch at the fish-grill cafes. Then, continue exploring the city as the wind capital of Africa and the world. Dinner and night at the hotel.
Day 4 : Essaouira - Agadir - Tiznit - Legzira Beach
Today, we start the drive from Essaouira towards Agadir passing by the Argan trees climbed by local goats and other nice sceneries by the Atlantic coast. Lunch is scheduled in Agadir. Then, drive towards the silver town Tiznit to Aglou beach (15 km from Tiznit); after that, we reach Mirleft where you will relax and have a soft drink before we make our way to your hotel in Legzira coast with scenic view over the beach . Overnight and dinner at the hotel.
Day 5 : Legzira Beach - Tafraoute
The trip continues after breakfast towards the town of Tafraoute. You will take new trails through the foothills of the Anti-Atlas where small oases and Berber villages are surrounded by a landscape of Desert Mountains. You will reach the fullness arriving in the evening to Tafraoute village located 1,200m above sea level, amid a circus of huge blocks of pink granite ablaze at sunset in beautiful shades of pink, ocher and purple. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 6 : Tafraoute - Taroudante
This morning we start to explore the blue Mountains. Then, drive through the massive Anti Atlas with beautiful sceneries. The tour will reach into the town of Taroudante where you will have lunch and explore its medina. Then, transfer to the hotel for dinner and night.
Day 7 : Taroudante - Taznakht - Foum zguid - Iriqui lake - Erg Chigaga desert
Today is a nice adventure towards the big dunes of Erg Chigaga. Our first stop will be at the town of Safran and a symbol of fertile Berber villages named "Taliouine". Then, we join Taznakht for lunch and an optional visit the Woven rugs cooperative. Then, we take the old off road of Paris-Dakar race to reach the dunes of Chigaga. After enjoying the panorama of the sunset on the sand dunes, Dinner in the camp and night will be under nomad Berber tent or under the starlit.
Day 8 : Erg Chigaga - M'hamid - Zagora - Draa Valley - Ouarzazate.
Enjoy the morning sunrise with a nice breeze before breakfast at the camp. Then, we drive towards Zagora with a stop in M'hamid for a cup of tea. We will stop at the historical village of Tamgroute for visiting a nice underground kasbah and also a Koran library. After 30 Km, you reach Zagora for lunch break. Then the tour continues via the Draa valley and Agdez village with nice stops to reach as being the Hollywood of Morocco. Dinner and night in a hotel..
Day 9 : Ouarzazate - Ait Benhadou Kasbah - High Atlas Mountains - Marrakech
After breakfast at the hotel, we drive around the city; then, we join Ait Benhaddou as one of the best preserved and most spectacular Kasbah in Morocco. A famous site for Hollywood films, Ait Benhaddou was used for the blockbuster film of 2000, Gladiator. After the visit, we cross the sceneries of the high Atlas Mountains at the pass of 2260m high before we reach the city of Marrakech. Dinner and night at the hotel.
Day 10 : Marrakech - Back
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for departure depending on your flight time.