Taroudant Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF MOROCCO 99

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Day 1: Marrakech

Welcome to Morocco! Arrive in Marrakech and transfer to your hotel close to the medina. Spend the remains of the day at leisure. A possibility to go out and see the famous Djemaa el Fna Square in the evening. Snake charmers orange juice sellers, food stalls and story tellers all inhabit the square, and provide entertainment for the whole evening.

Day 2: Marrakech

Spend the morning with the Marrakech town guide to get an overview of this wonderful city and its bustling souks. Stretching over the medieval part of Marrakech, the souks are winding streets of stalls and small businesses. Interspersed are palaces, madrassa (Qur'anic schools) and many cafes and restaurants. Evening is free to perhaps visit Bahia Palace and the Saadian Tombs or take a Caleche (horse drawn carriage) ride to the Jardins de Majorelle.

Day 3: Marrakech - Ouarzazate

This morning depart across the plain of haouz and into the rugged High Atlas mountains where you can admire the views en route to the famous UNESCO Listed kasbah of Ait benhaddou, which is situated in Souss-Massa-Draa on a hill along the Ouarzazate River. Films such as Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth. After exploring this wonderful site, carry onto the town nearby and night in Ouarzazate.

Day 4: Ouarzazate - Taroudant

Taking the scenic route through the palmeries near Ouarzazate, along the foothills of the Siroua mountains to tarouddannt “the Marrakech of the South” , a berber city which is like the original Marrakech with souks, silver- metalworking areas and a central square. Overnight in Riad taroudannt or similar.

Day 5: Taroudant - Essaouira

Depart from the southern city of tarouddannt and continue along the road passing through the banana plantations and fruit orchards of the valley leading to Agadir. After a look over Agadir , continue up along the coast to reach the lovely town of Essaouira. Hotel Miramar or similar

Day 6: Essaouira

A free day to explore Essaouira, the harbour, medina, beach or just relax in the square overlooking the ramparts of the town

Day 7: Essaouira - Marrakech

Returning to Marrakech in the morning via the argan orchards – perhaps a chance to visit an argan farm and oil press. Arrive in Marrakech in the afternoon.

Morocco Spotlight
Remains of a kasbah

Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate originally was a small trader town enroute to Europe and northern cities in Morocco and was a garrison town ...

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last updated - 12 Jul 2014 9:08 PM

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