MOROCCO


MOROCCO

8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

STARTING FROM $999 (LAND ONLY)

8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS OCEAN TREKKING TOUR

Essaouira - Imessouane - Marrakech - SIDI AHMED ASSAYH - SIDI KAOUKI - SIDI M’BAREK - TAFEDNA

Highlights:

Alternating walks and swimming in the Atlantic.

The discovery of the Berbers living resources of the sea

The unusual, with the caravan of camels.

The swimming every day

One night in a riad in Essaouira

Marrakech, the red city (after Essaouira, the town blue and white)

ITINERARY:

Day 1 - Arrived in Marrakesh

Arrival and welcome at the airport in Marrakesh - Transfer to your hotel.

Evening free and overnight at your hotel.

Day 2 - MARRAKECH – IMESSOUANE

Transfer by minibus early in the morning, after breakfast.

We pass through Chichaoua to reach the top of Imessouane. The road crosses many cultures of argan trees which many cooperatives operating.

At Imessouane, meeting with team camel. The camel carry the luggage. From Imessouane, walk to the south to get the camp at Amrditsen , famous for its amazing sunsets.

3 h 30 hiking

Day 3 - AMDERDIZIN – TAFEDNA

We are in the middle of hills covered with a forest of argan trees. Crossing several Berber villages, you could even meet the Haha Berbers.

For lunch, stop in a guest house.

Departure of the trek after a nap, it is a beautiful section, above the beaches sometimes inaccessible stunning views over the sea.

Camp in Tafdena , a fishing village. Beach and swimming possible in the evening.

5 hours hiking .

Day 4 - TAFEDNA – SIDI AHMED ASSAYH

The highlight of the day is the walking through the wildest part of these few days. Through Tafedna, a former Portuguese village and today a fishing port, climbing to the table hill covered with argan trees. Here, the goats climb in the trees and eat leaves. The coastline is rugged and wild.

Then descend to the sea and stop for a picnic lunch on a beautiful beach. Possibility of swimming.

Then walking along the coast at the foot of the dunes, to the camp at Sidi Ahmed Assayh in the most beautiful beach of the region. 5 hours hiking.

Day 5 - SIDI AHMED ASSAYH – SIDI M’BAREK

Breakfast.

Departure along the coast from the cliff made of ledges of limestone impressive. We meet many fishermen.

At midday we arrive in the dunes of the assif n'Boud, a small river leading to the sea, the scenery is exceptional! Picnic lunch near the beach, Then installation of the camp next to the waterfalls of Sidi M'Barek, a very beautiful site.

Free time to enjoy the nature and its peaceful atmosphere.

4 hours hiking.

Day 6 - SIDI M’BAREK – SIDI KAOUKI - ESSAOUIRA

From Sidi M'Barek, continuation along the coast. The light is beautiful. Appreciate the beauty of the cliffs landscapes worked by salt and wind and sandy beaches to the charming village of Sidi Kaouki.

Transfert with local transport to Essaouira Check in into your riad. Then discovery of the city called Mogador. A fishing port, founded by the Portuguese and then conquered by the French,  it is a World Heritage by UNESCO. It is a delight to stroll around the medina, the streets, the fortress, the port. Night in a riad.

3h Hiking.

Day 7 - ESSAOUIRA – MARRAKECH

In the morning, departure to Marrakech by minibus. Free time to discover the red city.

In option: visit of Marrakech – outside of Menara, Bahia Palace, Saadians tombs. Souks and Jama El Fnaa square.

Day 8 - MARRAKECH - DEPARTURE

Breakfast and transfer to the airport. Assistance and formalities.End of our services.

INCLUDES:

Transfers between Marrakech and the starting point of the trekking and return to Marrakech at the end of trek.

Return transfers from the airport to your riad

2 nights in a double room in Marrakech with breakfast only

1 night in a double room in Essaouira with breakfast only

The accommodation on full board basis either in guest house or tents during the whole trekking. (Depending on the request of the client and the itinerary).

Cooking and camping equipment (tents, mattresses…)

The services of a local team (mule team or camel team, drivers, cookers…)

The services of a certified mountain guide English speaker

Mineral water during the trek

 EXCLUDES

Premium Travel assistance throughout your hike.

International Airfare (Please contact us for details)

Tips & Personal items

Travel insurance

Lunch and diner in Marrakech Your hotels:

NOTES:

Essaouira: Riad Baladin  4*

Marrakech: Riad Kechmara 4*

GOOD TO KNOW

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT:

Sleeping bag, a big bag for clothes, a small backpack for the day, walking shoes, sneakers, sandals for the bivouac, personal medication, water bottle (1 liter or 2litres), sunscreen, a pair of sunglasses, hat, camera, torch and batteries.

 

ITINERARY:

The steps can be modified according to: water points, grazing camels, the beauty of the site, drop and unexpected encounters. These changes are always in your best interest and surprises are part of the journey.

 

FOODS:

The meals are prepared by our chef. Moroccan food is simple but excellent!

 

LEVEL:

Intermediate walker without technical difficulty. Accessible to beginners motivated by running and ready to adapt to the group life (joys, but also its limitations) - 5 to 6 hours walking per day on average.

This trek can be well adapted for children from 7 years old.

GUIDE TEAM:

Your team consists of a mountain guide and one or several camel men (depending on the group size), a cooker, a logistic team of camel to transport the luggage, food, tents and personal belongings.

All our walks are led by certificated guides from Morocco, fluent in English. They are true professionals committed to quality and ethics trips. Off the beaten path, they will offer you unique experience with local people in the heart of the nature. Beyond their technical expertise and thorough knowledge of the land, their commitment to the local life, will give you the most memorable trips.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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