UNDER THE MOROCCAN SUN
AT A GLANCE:
Small group size: 6-15
Day 1 CASABLANCA
Meet your Moroccan tour leader at the designated hotel and receive introductory information. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 CASABLANCA - MARRAKECH
In the morning, we will visit the exteriors of Hassan II mosque, boasting the world's tallest minaret, and have a refreshing walk along the corniche before continuing to Morocco's jewel, the red city of Marrakech. There, we will visit the beautiful Majorelle garden, which used to belong to the famous designer Yves Saint Laurent. We suggest you spend your free evening at the lively Jemma el-Fna square (Unesco) in the heart of the city, bustling with snake charmers, story tellers, acrobats and other entertainers. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3 MARRAKECH
In the morning, we will visit the highlights of the city, starting with the 12th century Koutoubia mosque. Its famous minaret is still the tallest building in Marrakech, and it is forbidden to build any structure exceeding its height. We will continue with the beautiful 19th century Bahia palace, and then take a walk through the colourful souks. You will have the afternoon free to explore the narrow alleyways of the old medina, indulge in a hammam, sip mint tea and observe the life around you, or visit one of the city's many parks. Possibilities are limitless, and your guide will be happy to make a few suggestions. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 MARRAKECH - AGADIR
After breakfast, we will drive to Agadir, situated on the Atlantic coast, where you will have time to relax, swim or enjoy a walk along the coast. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 AGADIR – OPTIONAL EXCURSION TO IMMOUZER
You can spend this free day relaxing on the beach or join us on an excursion to the curious village of Immouzer 60 kilometers from Agadir, built by the French. Children will be able to enjoy donkey rides (optional, extra payment), and we will see the famous argane trees. On the way, we will also stop to see the Immouzer waterfalls. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6 AGADIR - ESSAOUIRA
After breakfast, we will leave Agadir and continue along the coast to the lovely town of Essaouira, built in the 18th century. With its relaxing atmosphere, white-washed buildings and lively shops, not to mention its long sandy beach, it will charm any visitor. Your guide will take you on an orientation tour of the old town, after which you will have some time to explore on your own. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7 ESSAOUIRA - CASABLANCA
You will have the morning free to enjoy Essaoiura and maybe try out one of its many sea-food restaurants. In the afternoon, we will return to Casablanca. Dinner and overnight.
Day 8 CASABLANCA - DEPARTURE
You should schedule your departure on this day. If you wish to extend your stay, we will be happy to assist with all the arrangements.
Single supplement: EUR 79
Child reduction (up to 12 years, staying with parents): 40%
Accommodation in 4* hotels on HB basis
Transportation with AC minibus
English speaking local guide for the entire tour
City guide in Marrakech
Entrance fees for Majorelle garden and the Bahia palace in Marrakech
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Optional excursion to Immouzer: EUR 35/adult, EUR 17.5/child 2-12 years, free/children up to 2 years. (Minimum number of people for the excursion: 4 adults)
Tips for guides, driver, hotels etc.
TOUR DATES: 28 July, 25 August, 13 October, 27 October