Moroccan Gems tour
You’ll be climbing mountains, lost in the beauty of Marrakech and enjoy and relax in Essaouira beaches. This short tour is considered as an ideal tour for some people who come from other foreign countries.
DAY 1 | Marrakech – Imlil (1h 30)
Upon the arrival to the airport of Marrakech, you’ll meet your guide, driver to travel to Imlil village which is in the middle of the High Atlas Mountains. The dinner and the overnight will be in Imlil.
DAY 2 | Imlil
In the second day you’ll go with your guide to Toubkal Garden and the surrounding villages. Your guide is going to introduce to you and give you some information about Toubkal Garden. You’ll enjoy eating a delicious Tagine prepared by a local Amazigh family for dinner.
DAY 3 | Imlil – Marrakech (1h 30)
In the third day, the morning will be spent in the Riad. After lunch you’ll begin another tour by foot to the Medina in Marrakech. You’re going to visit Saadin graves, Bahia palace, and Koutoubia Mosque. Then a tour to the ancient markets to discover some crafts and the end of the tour will be at Jamaa El Fena Square. The dinner at the international restaurant Bo-ZIN.
DAY 4 | Marrakech
After breakfast, meet your guide and go for a tour by a horse carriage to Majorelle Gardens and Gueliz. The lunch will be in one of the restaurant in Guiliz. You’ll have a break in evening. The dinner will be at a Moroccan restaurant called “Dar Yacout”.
DAY 5 | Marrakech – Essouira
After breakfast we’ll travel to Essaouira. Its history dates back to BC. The Phoenicians made it a dhow archway on the island of Mogador when they were traveling by sea to Ecuador. The city of Essaouira contains fences, “la sqala” with huge doors. Archaeological excavations conducted on the island proved the existence of archeological remains, which are pottery vessels and fossils dating back to the second half of the 7th century BC. Tourism is an important sector of the city, especially at the peak time summer, the Gnawa festival and world music. The weather of Essaouira is cold in summer and warm in winter. Firstly, we should visit the cooperative Argan oil organized by Tamazight women. As we know Essaouira is know by Argan trees that we can produce from it Argan oil which is so expensive as Gold.
We continue to Meskala to visit another cooperative association which is goat cheese cooperative, then moving to the Val d’Argan in Morocco. Enjoy lunch in the vineyard with wine in an amazing restaurant. We’ll arrive to Essaouira in Afternoon. Your dinner will be in your Riad Essaouira.
DAY 6 | Essaouira
You are going to have a tour by foot to the port of Essaouira, the ancient monument Sekala and Melah.
Enjoy walking through the streets of Mogador “Essaouira”. Discover its art, painting and artisanal art Arar wood art and also Gnaoua music that you can hear it from each shop.
You can try tasting some grilled seafood. You can spend the afternoon for a rest or in the beach of Essaouira or on the terrace of Riad.
DAY 7 | Essaouira
Spend free time to take a rest or do a tour.
DAY 8 | Departure (2h30)
Come back to Marrakech for your flight to your home.
Time allowed to free: Day of arrival (6 pm)