After your arrival to either Casablanca or Marrakech, you will be escorted to your Berber riad in Ourika.
Day 1 -Marrakesh – Ourika
You will explore one of the most beautiful and unspoiled valleys of the High Atlas Valley of Ourika rises gently up to the preliminary hills of the High Atlas where small typical villages have nested. It is a pure and magnificent place where silence is only " disturbed " by birds singing, water streams and wagtails. Ourika is famous for its pottery, minerals and crystal.
If it is Monday, Thursday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday, you will visit the bustling weekly souk of at the Valley.
Dinner and overnight at your luxury Berber Riad Omar at the village of Anrar
Day 2 -Ourika / High Atlas Mountains
A short ride to Sete Fathma to do some hiking and to discover the hidden water falls at the high Atlas maountains.
A visit the Berber village of Anrar and to have a taste of the the Berber life style by having dinner within a Berber family.
B&B at your luxury Riad Omar at Anrar Mountain of Ourika.
Day 3 - Essaouira
Music legends Jimmy Hendrix and the Rolling Stones were drawn to Essaouira’s idyllic charm, which continues to lure artists and musicians alike today to the sparkling whitewashed village trimmed with the brilliant azure of its skies. A former Portuguese settlement in the 18th century, and a current fishing village, its stone ramparts overlook an emerald sea fringed with miles of silvery beach where camels ferry passengers across fine sand. Stroll through serene squares, browse artisan shops and peruse art galleries before having a spectacular lunch by the sea, where freshly caught fish of the day is grilled to a succulent finish before your eyes. Top it off with famous Moroccan mint tea and delectable French pastries at one Essaouira’s many cafes. A full day will be spent at Essaouira ....... and that is where you can take a camel ride or horse riding at the beach.
Dinner and overnight at your luxury riad in Essaouira.
Day 4 & 5 - Agadir
Often called the Miami of Morocco, the centuries-old Berber village of Agadir is a favorite seaside resort for Europeans and Moroccans alike, who are drawn to its serene elegance and charm. The indigenous people of North Africa form the Berber tribe. Predating the Arabs, these herders and rug-weavers maintain their pre-Islamic rituals and beliefs, a heritage that can be traced back to the Neolithic period.
Warmth and hospitality exudes in this top-rated coastal resort where you can browse shops selling ceramics, silver and gold, and other fine Moroccan handicrafts. Gallop on thoroughbreds across shimmering golden sands against a backdrop of vivid blue-green sea as flocks of pink flamingos fly past. Soar over the magnificent sea in a parachute high in the sky, jet ski along the clear waters, or simply lounge with a cool drink in hand near a date palm tree at the beach, soaking in the gentle caress of the brilliant sun.
Sample some of the finest Moroccan gourmet cuisine while watching the North African sun sink in the mauve sky over green waters. Then the starry night comes alive beating to the pulse of discos, live music and cabarets.
Dinner and overnight at your luxury hotel in Agadir.
Day 6 -Agadir -- Tafraoute
Halfway down the Atlantic coast, magnificent palm-filled gorges nestled in the High Atlas Mountains open a magic door to spectacular vistas in the ruggedly beautiful countryside toward Tafraoute. As we travel past gentle farming country, the North African sun bathes the mountains in a brilliant pageantry of blushing rose, glowing gold and mauve color. Sienna mud-brick Berber villages with their cultivated farm terraces appear near rivers fringed with date palms. We’ll travel off the beaten path to discover the exotic dance and food of Berber tribes with traditions rooted in history that hold a magic belonging to another age. Overnight stay in four-star hotel in Tafraoute. Overnight stay at a four-star hotel.
Day 7 -Tafraoute -- Taroudant
As we head further off the beaten path, gnarled silvery-green-leafed olive groves and almond trees line the road toward the Berber market town of Taroudant, where tanneries and horse-drawn carriages clip along its winding streets.
Dinner and overnight at your luxury hotel Palais Salam in Taroudant.
Day 8 & 9 - Marrakech
An enchanting palm oasis set against the snow-capped peaks of the High Atlas Mountains, Marrakech is Morocco’s second oldest imperial city and retains the majestic splendor of its ancient past. Buildings are blushed in hues of rosy earth, and horse-drawn carriages clip along avenues lined with lime and orange trees. Donkeys carrying carts trawl past fragrant gardens of roses, honeysuckle and jasmine.
Explore the ancient Bahia Palace from the days of the harem now populated by a sentry of nesting storks, and enter the ancient royal Saadian Tombs. Explore the vibrant and historic Jewish mellah where some of the best jewelry is found in Morocco, and view the majestic Koutoubia Mosque before entry into the walled medina, seven miles long and over a 1,000 years old.
The night beats in the heart of the old city’s famed square, Djemaa el-Fna, where delectable fare is grilled over coals in bustling torch-lit open-air markets. Mystical snake charmers, hustlers and mischievous monkeys are part of the nightly drama unfolding as Berber acrobats, fortune tellers, musicians and engaging storytellers seduce rapt crowds. Wind your way through the serpentine labyrinth of the spice-filled air of the bustling souk, unchanged for nearly 2000 years, where you’ll discover the best of traditional Moroccan craftsmanship.
On the 8th, dinner at the 15th century Restaurant Stylia.
On the 9th, at Fantasia, a special dinner-event, we’ll bear witness to a splendid display of the magic of Arabian Nights, filled with belly dancing, folkloric troupes, and charging steeds in tribal battles as in days of yore. Overnight stay at a four-star hotel.
Transfer to the airport for your return home with plenty of tails of Arabian days and nights.
"Tour is based on 4* luxury accommodation"
"Hotels can be changed for lower budgets."
This journey lasts 10 days and can be cusomized with a private car or luxury van and expert driver according to your travel dates.
"2 people with a private car and English speaking guide"
"3 people or more with a private luxury van and English speaking guide"
Total package price (excluding airfare):
$2250.00 per person based on double occupancy
2 years and under are free of charge
2 – 6 years old 75% off
7-11 years old 50% off
12 years old & up full cost
Total package price includes:
Breakfast and dinner daily
Four-star hotel lodging and all transportation
Transfers to and from airport
Knowledgeable certified guides
Private car and driver for the entire trip
Not included in package price: