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Day Tours From Marrakech

1Day Trip from Marrakech to Essaouira:

rrezzaOne day trip to the Atlantic city of Essaouira departure at 8 am from your hotel by A/C car heading to the ancient fishing  port of Essaouira. On  the way we see the green desert like  countryside, passing by Chichaoua city and Sidi Lmokhtar and stopping  at the famous ‘Argan tree’ of this area renowned for its production of oil  where if we are lucky to see goats climbing into the trees and eating the berries. There are possibilies to visit a  small womens’  Argan cooperative. We continue our trip past  Onagha village till the entrance of Essaouira we stop to see the  panoramic view of Essaouira Bay.

When we arrive you notice the typical ,small blue and white town situated on the sea rocks with the outline of the medina wall. First we have lunch with fresh fish in small restaurant, and then you have free time to  visit the typical Portuguese harbour, the fishing harbour, the Skala (the Battery) left by the pirates and old medina  city and you can relax or walk along the sandy beach famous for windsurfing  till 5pm. We start back to Marrakech and we arrive at at 7 pm.

1Day Trip from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah:

aaAbout 175 km of Marrakech we find what is probably the best preserved kasbah of Morocco , the perfect place to spend a day of film , declared in 1987 a World Heritage Site , This house of mud and straw appears to us perched about 100 meters high, of great importance from the eleventh century until well into the twentieth century for caravans made the route from Marrakech via Telouet , which gave him great wealth and allows us to enjoy today adobe houses very well decorated , the Ksar is still inhabited by some families , there we can see the typical structure of this type of construction with its aristocratic district , a popular neighborhood and the mellah or Jewish quarter , as it is adobe buildings deteriorate rapidly , so are constants required to reform .

For its beauty and to be stopped in time has been the scene of legendary films from Lawrence of Arabia to Gladiator.

Come be the star of your story in a place to be Gladiator or King or Indiana Jones or just a curious who want to know.

1Day Trip from Marrakech to Ouzoud waterfalls:

ouzoudPick you  you up at 9 am from your hotel by car and we start our trip towards Atlas Mountains and we pass  through Sidi Rhal village and other villages till Demenate a small old city in the High Atlas Mountains, then we leave the road  heading to the  amazing place named Imin Ifr a  natural bridge  classified as a site of biological and ecological interest and considered one of the most visited sites in the area which  you visit  with a local guide.

After we continue our trip to Ouzoud waterfalls  the big and amazing waterfalls in Morocco, located in the Middle Atlas Mountains. On arrival to waterfalls, we take the small path down to the waterfalls to arrive at lunchtime where we will eat in the waterfall restaurant with a view.

After lunch you make a visit of the waterfalls with a local guide for discover the beauty of the cascading falls traversing   different paths with contrasting  views including the local inhabitants the mountain monkeys.. After you have free time for swimming (summer time), and then we come back to our car, we return to Marrakech and we arrive at  7pm.

1Day Trip from Marrakech to Ourika Valley:

ourika-valleyApproximately 30 km from Marrakech, and spreading between the first foothills of the Atlas Mountains, the Ourika Valley is one of the most beautiful and best preserved valleys in Morocco. The region is without a doubt the perfect tourist destination for people who seek a Moroccan adventure, discovery, relaxation, and meditation. The Ourika Valley has a wealth of sights to see and places to visit. There is the Ourika Valley itself with its beautiful river, berber villages, and waterfalls.

The highlighit of the trip is visiting typical Berber house. The house used to belong to an important noble man and has been restored to its original state by its passionate owner. The traditions and customs of Berbers can be admired throughout the rooms and hallways where the different objects and furniture intertwine with photos of the Berbers, some of them taken as early as 1900’s.  If you haven’t yet caught your breath from the walk up to the house, the dramatic panorama of the Ourika Valley can be admired from the roof terrace while sipping a tea that will be prepared by the mother.Then you cross ourika valley till we reach the beautiful village of Setii Fatma which is famous for its seven waterfalls. Here we will start a gentle walk to reach the waterfalls. Lunch will be by the Ourika river. Then we return back to Marrakech.