Excursions in Marrakech
Discover the most popular Monster Truck Jeep Safari, featuring 8-wheel drive jeeps customized for your safety and comfort. Discover the countryside of the Dominica Republic with its plantations, mountains, rivers and villages. You will experience first hand the rural lifestyle of the Dominican people, passing by sugar cane plantations, little villages and ranches. You will have the opportunity to visit a typical house, a local school and enjoy a refreshing swim in a marvelous river.
Come and experience the Arabian Nights for yourself at Chez Ali with a spellbinding Festival where youll get a taste of authentic Moroccan folklore. Try delicious specialties including tajine, couscous, mint tea for which Moroccan cuisine has gained its deserved fame and then sit back on comfortable Berber style cushions and enjoy this open air show set in the heart of Marrakechs palm groves. Over dinner youll be entertained by folk music and dancing from all over Morocco. Then after a wonderful meal the show moves on to the sand where youll be spellbound by sensual belly dancing and thrilled by acrobatics and games showing the skill and courage of Arab and Berber tribesmen. The show is interesting, lively and will keep you on the edge of your seat. Definitely the highlight of any trip to Marrakech.
The excursion begins with a crossing of the High Atlas chain through Tizi N'Tichka pass to lead us via Taddart (a very typical Berber village known for its warm welcome) and passing through a minor road (trail) to the village of Telouet. Visit to the village. En route through the old road of caravans which offers splendid panoramas of the traditional Berber villages hanged on the sides of the mountains. The track finishes 25 km before Ouarzazate. It is Ait Ben Haddou, the most impressive Ksar and one of the best preserved castles all over southern Morocco. Return back to Marrakech via Tichka, an impressing site in the heart of Atlas chain, particularly remarkable for its size.
The historic visit of the city is a road full of milestones reminding its edifications: The famous Koutoubia Tower is an example of Hispano-Moorish art, with a 70m high minaret. The Bahia Palace and its garden planted with orange trees, cypress trees, jasmines. Enjoy the splendours of its cedar wood domes and of the marble columns in the rooms of the Saadian tombs.
Come and discover Morocco you never even knew existed at Essaouira with its ancient walls, lively harbour, seagulls wheeling in the sky, a huge beach, its scented sea breeze, surrounded by incredible natural beauty. The attractive seaside town of Essaouira is located on a small rocky platform jutting out into the sea and was declared a World Heritage Site in 2001. Towards the end of the morning, you should not miss the colourful and lively spectacle of the fishing boats returning to port, their decks overflowing with crates packed with fish. One of Essaouiras peculiarities is the grid pattern of its streets, which although narrow are much wider than normal for a Moroccan medina. Its endless beaches, battered by the incessant winds are highly valued and sought out by surfers and other lovers of water sports from all over the world. Then, in the afternoon you can enjoy a stroll along the ramparts and around the harbour which you will enter through an impressive neo-classical Gate. Another important attraction is the western defensive walls, where the city embraces the sea. Here you will discover the Skala de la Kasbah, leading to the interior of the medina, where you will find many small shops and stalls selling exquisitely worked handicrafts made from beautifully scented woods including Thuya, cedar and ebony. A full day tour that covers all parts of Essaouira.
Get away from the heat and bustle of the city and cool down on this visit to the spectacular waterfalls of Ouzoud. The falls are arguably the most spectacular in North Africa as well as being one of the main points of interest in the surroundings of Marrakech and perhaps the most beautiful location in the Middle Atlas. Youll marvel at the unforgettable sight of the Ouzoud el Oued, a tributary of the Oued el Abid, that it joins a few miles later, falling thunderously from a height of 110 metres in three different steps to the bottom of a lush limestone canyon filled with creeping plants. The combination of the roar of the falls and the lush vegetation make for a powerful and romantic spectacle and there are unforgettable views from the top of the falls where the water falling onto the rocks below brings up a mist resulting in an almost permanent rainbow. On the way down you will find stalls and shops selling local souvenirs and handicrafts as well as restaurants serving traditional Moroccan food. The more adventurous may even want to try a dip in the river, be warned though; the river although clean can be pretty cold. Then you can enjoy a lunch break and try some traditional Moroccan specialties before returning to your hotel. A visit to the Ouzoud Falls is a must on any trip to Marrakech.
The Majorelle garden is really an extraordinary one. Somewhat neglected after the painters death, this haven of peace was rehabilitated by Yves Saint-Laurent and is now known the world over. A flash drive along the citys fortress with Atlas mountains as a background, the shadow of the olive trees around the Agdal garden fountains and, finally, the reflections of a pavilion in the waters of Menara lake.
If you have a restless spirit, a sense of adventure and like to explore new destinations on your own, then this is the ideal tour for you. Enjoy this off-road 4X$ tour in a singular setting and prepare to be overwhelmed by Berber hospitality. Clear blue skies contrast with the deep ochre colours of the Atlas Mountains. Discover native villages well off the beaten track and get to know more about the life of mountain nomads. Sense the beauty and vastness of the desert. Depending on the season youll drive through lush meadows filled with sheep or down snow-covered valleys. Feel the thrill of driving in 4X4 convertible in an incomparable setting. .
Oasis and groves of swaying palm trees, all thats missing is a nomadic tribe for you experience the mysteries of the desert. Discover the traditional way of traveling in Morocco. This camel ride will take you on an unforgettable journey through a magical, dream-like landscape. Camels have always been one of the main means of transport for the inhabitants of Morocco, especially in the desert areas of the country. Besides unsurpassable views, and ideal photo opportunities youll get to really immerse yourself in the surrounding landscape and culture, while riding on the back of a these placid animals. This scenic ride has everything you could wish for. Do not miss this wonderful opportunity to experience the mysterious and magical secrets of the desert in this unique camel ride. An unforgettable experience for all ages.
Get your goggles and scarf on and come with us on a trip around the fabulous palm groves surrounding Marrakech, a great way to get your adrenaline going and show off your driving skills. Come on this guided quad raid around the surroundings of Marrakech and enjoy the thrill and excitement of driving this special 4X4 vehicle. Youll whizz along stone tracks, speeding up hill and down valley, crossing puddles and watercourses while you enjoy panoramic views. Come on this special quad adventure and get a different perspective of the outskirts of the city. For all adventure lovers.
Enjoy a day away from bustling Marrakech. The bus will pick you up first thing in the morning from your hotel and along the way well drive through the majestic landscapes of the Atlas Mountains, dotted with picturesque Berber villages clinging to the hillsides, until we reach the settlement of Imlil. You will follow the ancient mountain paths of the High Atlas Mountains to the foot of Mount Toubkal, which at 4167 meters is the highest peak in North Africa. YouÂ´ll enjoy the variety of landscapes and contrasts between the different reds, browns and ochres of the earth, sparkling waterfalls and the many orchards of fruit and walnut trees, fragrant forests and traditional Berber settlements set among emerald green maize fields, an ideal setting for hiking, allowing you to discover places of singular beauty and natural riches. At noon, there will be time to get your strength back over lunch at the Atlas Tichka restaurant, located just 10 minutes from the centre of Imlil, where you can enjoy some traditional Moroccan cooking. After lunch, youÂ´ll enjoy some free time to explore the town before returning to Marrakech.
Crossing in carriage the most beautiful arteries of the city to reach the square Djema El Fna, real open-air theatre.
Discover the many faces of Marrakech in one day. Walk through the maze of narrow streets of the Medina and will visit its famous souks. The amazing non-stop spectacle of the Djemaa El Fna Square will penetrate your soul. A visit to the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Marrakech, the true testimony of the history of its construction, will give you a taste of the past of this fascinating city. Marrakech is much more a city of colours, sounds and aromas than of great monuments and you can be sure that any visit will focus on the area of the Medina and Djemaa el Fna Square. Most of the major attractions are within walking distance of the square, while the rest can be easily visited by a taxi. A visit to the Koutoubia Mosque is a must. Entrance to the main place of worship in the city is forbidden to non-Muslims. However, it is possible to appreciate the exquisite architecture from its gardens, which are open to everyone. Discover the medina with its three principal architectural different styles and its many museums that are well worth a visit. And you cant leave without savouring the exotic cuisine of Morocco over a leisurely lunch. Definitely a trip youll want to repeat.
Marrakech is an excellent starting point for a visit to the Valley of Ourika. The natural setting surrounding the "Red City" is absolutely breath-taking: the peaks of the High Atlas and the verdant valley of the River Ourika, up above small Berber villages clinging to the mountainsides with their carefully preserved ancestral customs. You simply cannot miss a visit to the High Atlas Mountains where youll discover beautiful mountain scenery dotted with numerous Berber settlements, surrounded by emerald green maize plantations. Villages that despite their proximity to the city, jealously preserve their traditional way of life. Enjoy the beauty of the Ourika Valley, a natural garden that extends along the river where the greenery on the banks contrasts with the ochre and reds and browns of the earth in this half-day excursion.
Corresponding to its origins, Marrakech has kept its nature as a centre of exchanges, city of disparate and variegated markets. In the labyrinth of the medina, the visit of Moroccos most famous Souks is an opportunity to admire all the richness of an infinitely varied handicraft, represented here by the different trades. In the Djemaa El Fna square, acrobats, snake charmers and Gnawa musicians offer to the visitor one of the most astonishing shows. This is a unique moments to penetrate the heart and the soul of Marrakech.