Atlantic Coast and Atlas Mountains Tour – 8 Days

Part of a village in the Atlas Mountains (Photo: Fotolia/NoraDoa)

This Morocco tour brings you into the High Atlas Mountains, Berber villages, magical souks, amazing nature to discover the cities at the atlantic coast like Agadir and Essaouira. In the end Marrakech is waiting. Get lost in the magic of ancient monuments, the famous Majorelle garden and Djeema El-Fnaa.

Day 1: Welcome at the airport in Marrakech

Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2 : Marrakech – Tizi n’Test – Taroudant

Early departure towards Taroudant across the Berber village of Asni; Ouirgane valley and the High Atlas and the collar of Tizi n’Test (2.093 m). Check-in hotel Taroudant and visit the city, with its monuments and the two souks (Arabic and Berber), called the small Marrakech. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3 : Taroudant – Ighrem – Valley Tazegzout – Tafraoute

After breakfast departure by road to the Anti-Atlas and Ighrem to discover Berber villages and the valley of almond trees. After Ighrem we take a track that crosses the valley Tazegzout with its palm trees. Arrival at Tafraoute in the late afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 : Tafraoute – Ait Mansour

Departure for a day to discover the region with its Tafraoute rocks, picturesque Amelnes valley and the valley of Ait Mansour. Back at the end of the afternoon to Tafraoute. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5 : Tafraoute – Kerdous – Tiznit – Agadir – Essaouira

Departure to Tiznit through neck Kerdous then Agadir to follow the atlantic coast to Essaouira (Mogador) through banana fields and dees Tamanarte. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6 : Essouira – Chichaoua – Marrakech

Visit the town of Essaouira in the morning. Afternoon departure to Marrakech via Chichaoua.

Day 7 : Marrakech , visit of the medina

Take a guided tour through Marrakech – the red city. See the 15th century palace of Elbadi, the 16th century Koran school, museums and art galleries. Enjoy a stroll through the botanical masterpiece of the Majorelle gardens. Explore the medina, with its profusion of traders and the famous souk. Each night, at the heart of the medina, Djemaa el Fna Square comes alive with storytellers, snake charmers, monkey wranglers and acrobats. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 8: Breakfast before transfer to Marrakech Airport

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