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Itinerary - Morocco Express: Marrakesh, Essaouira and the Desert

day 1

Welcome to Morocco!

culture
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Check-in

Round trip flights are not included in the package, so you can choose from where and when you want to fly. This is to give you maximum freedom of choice!

Upon arrival, check into your hotel and get ready to be mesmerised by the vibrant sights, tantalising smells, and lively sounds of Marrakech. Take in the Djemaa el Fna night market, where you can indulge in delicious food and be entertained by street performers. Join us in raising a glass to the start of an unforgettable journey.

day 2

First stop? The Desert!

nature
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history
20 %
culture
40 %
A morning in Marrakesh

After experiencing the magic of Marrakesh by night, it's time to explore the city in the daylight. Start your day with a delicious breakfast, then join a local guide for an in-depth tour of the atmospheric old Medina. Discover the city's narrow streets and vibrant souks as we delve deeper into the culture and history of Marrakesh. Take a stroll through the ancient kasbah, admiring the intricate Moroccan architecture of the palaces and mosques. Take a break and refresh yourself with a refreshing glass of ice-cold fresh fruit juice before continuing your journey through the city. This is a great opportunity to get an authentic sense of Marrakesh and all it has to offer.

The rock dunes of Agafay

In the afternoon, we bid farewell to Marrakesh and embark on a journey to the Agafay Desert. As we journey through the landscape, we will pass by traditional Berber villages, with the option to stop for a cup of green tea while taking in the breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains in the distance. Upon arrival, you'll find yourself surrounded by the mesmerizing rock dunes of Agafay, which serve as the backdrop for our desert camp. Take the time to relax and soak in the peaceful solitude of the desert or take a camel ride, before finding the perfect spot to watch the sunset. As the day comes to an end, gather around the campfire with your group for a traditional Berber dinner under a sky full of stars. Retire to your Bedouin tent and get ready to wake up in the heart of the desert.

Included: transport, guided tour in Marrakesh and a night in a tented camp with Bedouin dinner

Money Pot: admission fees where applicable

Not Included: other food and drinks

day 3

From the desert to the ocean

culture
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relax
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The road to Essaouira

Experience the serenity of a desert sunrise at Agafay, make sure to wake up early and take in the breathtaking views as a new day dawns over the spectacular rock dunes. After enjoying breakfast, before the heat of the desert intensifies, we will hit the road towards the cooler Atlantic coast. Sit back, relax and take in the stunning Moroccan landscape as it passes by your window. Take in the unique beauty of the changing landscapes and prepare for the next leg of your journey.

Morocco by the sea

We finally reach Essaouira. Situated on a vast, sweeping bay on Morocco's southwestern coast, and set against a backdrop of lush wooded hills is the seaside town you've been looking for. With its bustling marina, quaint white and blue house, and souk filled medina there is plenty to keep you busy. Take a walk around the city walls which separate the medina from the Atlantic, or go to the beach to relax or try windsurfing or horse riding. Sunset is not to be missed as the fishing boats meet the golden sky.

Included: minivan with private driver

Money pot: admission fees where applicable

Not included: food and drinks

day 4

Essaouira and Marrakesh

history
40 %
culture
40 %
relax
20 %
A morning in Essaouira

Make the most of your final morning in Essaouira by taking some time to relax or take one last stroll through the UNESCO world heritage site of the Medina. The unique mix of Moroccan and European architectural styles makes it a must-see destination, and there is always something new to discover in the narrow alleyways of the whitewashed buildings. Moulay Hassan Square sits at the heart of the Medina, and it's a perfect spot to grab a seat at one of the cafes and watch the world go by.

Time to return to Marrakesh

As the tour comes to a close, we'll embark on the final leg of our journey, returning to the vibrant city of Marrakesh. After dropping off our bags, we'll have the opportunity to discover even more of what this captivating city has to offer. Explore the souks and hunt for bargains, marvel at the stunning architecture of the Bahia Palace, or take a trip to the picturesque Jardin Majorelle, known for its rich blue walls and beautiful cacti. As the day turns to night, treat yourself to a refreshing mint tea on one of the café terraces around the main square and watch the sunset. Enjoy a food tour and dinner with your group, reminiscing about the sweet adventure that you've shared. Take one last stroll through the bustling streets of Marrakesh before bidding farewell to this magical city.

Included: minivan with private driver, food tour and lunch

Money pot: admission fees where applicable

Not included: food and drinks

day 5

Goodbye Morocco

Check-out and goodbye

Check-out and goodbye – until your next WeRoad adventure!

End of services. The itinerary may undergo some variations that differ from what is stated above. These variations may not be predictable nor depend on WeRoad’s will, i.e. climate conditions, national holidays, strikes, etc.

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