Star in the morning from you riad/hotel on foot to the famous gathering square of Djema El Fna. The walking tour continues to the Koutoubia Mosque, the most prominent minaret in Marrakech. Then continue your walk around the old city with a visit of Saadian Tombs, not long time discovered, a 16th century Mausoleum built as a resting place the tombs of thirteen Saadian sultans. Continue your tour with a visit of 12th century Almohad Palace, with its famous carved gate, Bab Agnaou and the Bahia Palace built upon 2 acres of exotic gardens in the center of the Jewish center. Visit the oldest street of the old medina and the Ali Ben Youssef Medersa. Possible visit of the Majorelle Gardens and the picturesque Menara Gardens in the new town of Marrakech. Great way to discover the city of Marrakech on your Marrakech holiday
Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou
This full-day excursion will take you across the High Atlas chain through the Tizi N'Tichka pass - an imposing landscape of the high mountains and traditional Berber villages. The descent along the east side of the chain offers a sudden change in the lush landscape to an arid, desert panorama. In Ouarzazate, visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou and Taourirt Kasbah. Ait Ben Haddou is UNESCO protected 11th century site that inspired many movie makers, Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia was filmed there. The views from the upper heights are awe inspiring and worth the required climb of narrow, winding streets.
Essaouira Day Trip
This is a private one day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira, which will give you ample time to visit the important monuments, attractions and sights of Essaouira.
The Mogador exotic novels will enchant you with the beauty of its cool beach, its mild climate and bustle of its fishing port (have the chance to taste fresh fish). Its UNESCO protected Medina is unique, and its artisans, specializing in marqueterie, will fascinate you with the finesse of their work.