Casablanca – Marrakesh – Zagora – Imlil - Essaouira
Arrive to Casablanca: Transfer to hotel / Welcome reception and dinner.
Casablanca City Tour : Today will be a full day city tour ; visit some of the historic Monuments of the city such as Hassan II Mosque, designed by the French architect Michel Pinseau. It is situated on a promontory looking out to the Atlantic, which can be seen through a gigantic glass floor with room for 25,000 worshippers. Overnight in Casablanca.
Casablanca to Marrakesh (3hour drive). You will have a half day free upon arrival to discover this vibrant city also known as the “Red City” because of its pink-tinted buildings. Visit the souks, and plunge into the excitement of the place Djemâa El-Fna Square in the heart of Morocco. There you will be delighted by the dancers, snake charmers, jugglers, narrators, and singers as well as enjoy a refreshing orange juice in front of the numerous workshops and hand crafts.
Marrakesh city tour : Including a horse-drawn carriage ride around the city ramparts and lunch. You will visit the Koutoubia Minaret, the Majorelle Gardens, the 16th century Saadian Tombs, the Bahia Palace, and the Dar Si Said Palace museum of jewelry, kaftans, leatherwork, carpets, chests and doors. Night in Marrakesh.
Marrakesh – Zagora (6 hour drive). First we cross the spectacular Tizi n’Tichka Pass of the High Atlas mountains. You will pass through many Berber villages, and once in the desert, riverside oasis and barren hillsides are clustered with Kasbahs. After lunch we drive further to Zagora, with beautiful views of the Draa Valley. We will arive there around 4 and after a short break you will ride camels into the dunes, where you will spend the night in berber tents. After seeing a beautiful sunset you will enjoy a fantastic dinner.
Zagora – Marrakesh – Imlil (8 hour drive). After viewing the most beautiful sunrise and having breakfast at the camp site you will ride the camels back to the auberge. Drive back to Marrakesh, again via Tichka pass. You will arrive in Marrakesh early in the afternoon and check in Richard Branson’s lodge: Kasbah Tamadot.
Kasbah Tamadot : Sir Richard Branson’s Moroccan Retreat
Kasbah Tamadot: Sir Richard Branson's Moroccan Retreat
Day in the Atlas Mountains. After breakfast explore Imlil village and the mountains, you will have lunch in Imlil village; then you will take a short hike through some berber villages. Return to Kasbah Tamadot for the night.
Imlil – Essaouira city tour (4 hour drive) City tour of the Essaouira Morocco’s most popular coastal town. Many of the countries wood carvers and artists make Essaouira their home.
Essaquira - Marrakesh (3hour drive). This day can be spent enjoying the beautiful beaches of Essaouira or winding your way through this quaint ocean front town. A tour leisure we will make our way back to Marrakesh and spend our last evening enjoying the sites and sounds of Marrakesh.
Transfer to the Airport : Marrakesh - International departure