Are you planning to spend a short vacation in southern Morocco? Organize your stay in such a way as to make it unforgettable by visiting the places of interest characterizing this magnificent Moroccan region. Your cheap weekend in southern Morocco will be strewn with beautiful surprises on the cultural level, but also natural.
The strong points
Marrakech the splendid red city that makes the country so captivating
Cross the High Atlas and Anti-Atlas, sheltering the magnificent valleys offered for the trek
Let off steam in the dunes of Chegaga
The city of Taroudant and the charm between its ramparts, its souks and especially its rhythm
Coastal hike between Agadir and Essaouira.
Essaouira the charming seaside town of Morocco
Itinerary: Day by day
Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech
Flight to Marrakech. Reception and installation in a three-star hotel or Riad, near the city center.
Day 2: Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Zagora. 350 km
In the morning, departure by 4×4 from Marrakech to Ait Benhaddou, taking the road to the Tizi-n-Tichka pass (2260 m). Its red and black mountains at the feet of which streams run with crystal clear waters, its eternal snows, its espalier gardens, its red adobe villages clinging to the mountainside, its inhabitants… Various stops along the way to appreciate the marvelous landscapes. visit Kasbah de Glaoui in Telouet and pass through the splendid Ounila valley
Lunch at Aït BenHaddou then make the visit.
Crossing the Tizi-n-Tinifift pass to reach Agdz, the starting point of the Drâa Valley
Discovery of this magnificent valley, its adobe villages, its old kasbahs, its thousands of date palms. A real enchantment! … Continuation to the fortified villages and the Oasis of Zagora. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Zagora.
Day 3: Zagora – Chegaga. 85 km
Morning discovery of Zagora, departure in 4×4 from Zagora around 2 p.m. by the old caravan trail which joins Zagora and ELFAYJA via the mountains of Beni, then pass through the old Kasbah in southern Morocco, that of Nesrat and then arrive at M’hamid, the last village before the Saharan immensity, Mhamid is the dromedary market and the caravan crossroads once left for Timbuktu.
Take the time for lunch. Then After having rolled on the regs and the hamadas arrived at the sacred oasis of Oum lag to cool off from the source and continue directly to Chegaga, welcome with a welcome tea and go for a little walk walk on the dunes to watch the magnificent sunset. A meal under the stars and sleep under the stars or in the Bedouin tent, desert atmosphere, campfire, traditional songs.
Day 4: Chegaga – Taroudant. 280 km
After breakfast, departure for Taroudant via the track between the erg of Chegaga and the dry bed of the Drâa via Lake Iriqui, then via Foum Zguid and continuation by road via Taznakht.
Stop at the carpet cooperative for a very detailed explanation of the different kinds of carpets in the region. Continuation of the road to Agadir, passing through the village of Taliouine.
Arrival in Taroudant at the end will drop you off at your hotel. After the shower, leave for the visit. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Taroudant.
Day 5: Taroudant – – the Atlantic coast – Essaouira. 275 km.
Departure to Taroudant for a short city tour, its ramparts and the souks. Then, new departure to reach the edge of the ocean, a little north of Agadir. From here the road remains close to the Atlantic. Very beautiful coastline of cliffs and small virgin beaches while at other times you will reach the argan forest.
At the end of the afternoon, you reach Sidi Kaouki. A beautiful hike on the Atlantic coast between Agadir and Essaouira. Route between cliffs, dunes, beach and ocean.
Overnight in Sidi Kaouki.
Day 6: Sidi kaouki – Essaouira. 21 km
Last day to breathe the fresh ocean air. You walk along large deserted beaches, you meet fishermen perched on top of cliffs and patiently waiting for the fish to bite …
Visit of a women’s cooperative for extracting Argan oil. Once you arrive in Essaouira, the white and blue city is so alive! You will settle in your hotel or Riad…
The afternoon is devoted to a guided tour of Essaouira, the old town, the port, the shipyards and the view of the beach
Day 7: Essaouira – Marrakech. 200 km.
The whole morning is devoted to the free visit of Essaouira. In the afternoon, return to Marrakech.
Day 8: Transfer
Transfer to the airport and return flight.
OUR OFFER INCLUDES
The accommodation mentioned in the program, based on double rooms, the establishments indicated or equivalent.
One night at the bivouac in tents
Meals during the trip except in Marrakech and Essaouira …
The planned visits.
Very comfortable and air-conditioned 4×4.
French speaking driver
OUR OFFER DOES NOT INCLUDE
Drinks, extras and all personal expenses
Any service that is not explicitly mentioned above
All of our trips can be tailor-made, according to your wishes and for the duration that suits you best.
Do not hesitate to contact our travel advisers to formulate your wishes. We will do our best to satisfy your request and provide you with a quote as soon as possible.