Short Tour: Marrakech & Essaouira
This journey is private and designed to give the traveler the broadest sense of Morocco, its culture, people, geography, Marrakech and the charming city of Essaouira. This is a craft, cultural and historical Tours.
3 Nights / 4 Days Tour
For independent travelers: Our Guided Tour enhances your experience without hindering your journey. We’re there when you need us, and give you the opportunity to explore on your own if you desire.
After your arrival at either the Casablanca Marrakech, you English speaking driver will be escorted to start your Morocco short break by a short drive to your luxury riad at the ancient city of Marrakech.
Day 1: Marrakech
An enchanting palm oasis set against the rise of the snowy High Atlas Mountains, Marrakech is Morocco’s second oldest majestic imperial city and retains the splendor of its ancient past. Buildings are blushed in hues of rosy earth, and horse-drawn carriages clip along broad avenues lined with palms and tropical fruit trees. Donkeys carrying carts trawl past fragrant rose and jasmine gardens.
Your certified guide will reveal the secrets of the ancient Bahia Palace from the days of the harem, now populated by a sentry of nesting storks. Step into the ancient royal Saadian Tombs, explore the vibrant and historic Jewish mellah, where some of the finest jewelry is found in Morocco, and view the majestic Koutoubia Mosque before entry into the ancient Market to explore and to have a cup of tea with one of the local artisan to be as close to the culture as possible.
Dinner at a traditional Moroccan restaurant in the medina. B&B at your charming riad at the ancient city of Marrakech.
Meals Included: Dinner
Day 2: Marrakech
You will visit the rest of Marrakech including the Yves St. Laurent garden, the ancient Menara pool, and then take a ride around the ancient city walls, passing by the Royal Palace and Marrakech Pam Grove. The heartbeat of the night fills the old city’s famed square, Djemaa el-Fna, where delectable grilled fare is served in the bustling torch-lit open-air market. 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. Wend your way through the serpentine labyrinth of the spice-filled air of the bustling souk, unchanged for over 1000 years, where you’ll discover the best of traditional Moroccan craftsmanship.
Dinner at Jamma Elfna Square with the locals. B&B at your charming riad at the ancient city of Marrakech.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner
Day 3: Essaouira – Marrakech
A day trip to Essaouira.
Essaouira drew music legends Jimmy Hendrix and the Rolling Stones to its idyllic charm, and artists and musicians alike today come to enjoy the sparkling whitewashed village trimmed with brilliant blue skies. A former Portuguese settlement in the 18th century, and a current fishing village, its stone ramparts abut a deep green sea fringed with miles of silvery beach where horses and camels ferry passengers across sugar spun sand. Stroll through serene squares, browse artisan shops and peruse art galleries before indulging in a sensational seaside lunch, where freshly caught fish of the day is grilled to a succulent finish before your eyes.
A late afternoon drive back to Marrakech. Dinner on your own.
Meals Included: Breakfast
Day 4: Next day morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to airport.
Meals Included: Breakfast
End of our services!!
* Riad & Kasbah lodging
* Breakfast daily
* 2 dinners
* Private transportation, gas, tolls & English speaking driver for the entire trip
* Transfers to and from Marrakech city or airport
* Knowledgeable certified guides in Fez & Marrakech
* Museums fee
* All taxes
Not included in package price:
* All lunches & 1 Dinner
* Travel Insurance