Active moroccan adventure
With a landscape as diverse as Morocco, the transportation must be built to match. The simple pleasures of getting around are essential to this activity-heavy excursion into the desert kingdom: Mule treks into the Atlas Mountains, bike rides through ruggedly beautiful mountain passes, even a leisurely coastal walk to a campsite in the desert. But it’s not all tramping about in the dunes and hills; you’ll also have the chance to explore Essaouira, the fortified city on the Atlantic coast that was once a haven for pirates.
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Day 1 Marrakech
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Ouirgane (1B,1D)
Transfer to Ouirgane and mule ride up to Tasa Ouirgane.
Day 3 Ouirgane Valley (1B,1L,1D)
Enjoy hiking through the olive groves and Berber hamlets in the Atlas mountains. Visit ancient salt mines and view the traditional production of olive oil. Savour lunch with a local family.
Day 4-5 Tafraoute (2B,1L)
Drive to the Atlas Mountains across the spectacular Tizi'n'Test pass. Stop on the way and visit the 12th Century Tin Mal Mosque. Cycle through painted blue rocks and rock formations around Tafraoute.
Day 6 Sidi Kaouki (1B,1D)
Transfer to the Moroccan coastline south of Sidi Kaouki and then walk along the coast to the beach camp. Enjoy a night sleeping in a communal tent with the sounds of the ocean.
Day 7 Atlantic Coast (1B,1L,1D)
In the morning wake and enjoy some mint tea at the beach, before walking back to meet the transport to return to Essaouira. Enjoy a free afternoon to explore Essaouria.
Day 8 Essaouira (1B)
Enjoy a free morning in Essaouria, where a variety of optional activities are available. Return to Marrakech in the afternoon for a final evening to explore the famous Djemaa el Fna Square.
Day 9 Marrakech (1B)
Depart at any time.