Day 1: Arrival to Marrakech
Arrival to Marrakech, you will be received by one of our English speaking drivers, then transfer to your riad in the old medina of Marrakech which is a 15 min drive from the Menara airport.
Day 2: Souks exploration guided walking tour
At 9:30 a.m you will be met by an official local tour guide for an orientation tour, a great introduction of Marrakech and it’s historical monuments including Bahia & Badii Palaces, The Mederassa Ben Youssef and Saadian Tombs. You will visit the colorful souks of Marrakech navigating through the alleys. You can also make it out of the medina to, behind the walls, to see the beautiful gardens of Majorelle. For the rest of the afternoon, you can experience a Hammam and for the evening, we recommend a visit to the main square where you can see the storytellers, stalls of food, musicians and acrobats. Around the magic hour, a drink in one of the Cafe terraces overlooking the busy square is a remarkable moment of your Marrakech short stay.
Day 3: Transfer to Skoura
Today, your driver will pick you up with a private licensed vehicle for a transfer to Skoura Palmary through the amazing views and peaks of the Atlas Mountains. You will do a detour to visit the former Glaoui Palace & Kasbah in Telouet and continue along the Ounila river; know as the old caravan trail linking Timbuktu in Mali & Marrakech; where the Berber villages are nested to the banks of the valley and green fields in middle offering a beautiful contrast with the red cliffs as the colors of Grand Canyon. We will reach Tamdakht villages which counts some Kasbahs, their towers are nests for storks, furthermore, we get to the highlight of the day which Ait Benhaddou, a preserved Ksar (Fortified villages), UNESCO site since 1987, natural backdrop for many international films such as “Indiana Jones”, “Lawrence of Arabia” and ” Gladiator”. You will be taken on a walk to the top hill to have the full view over the Kasbahs, green fields and Atlas Mountains peaks. Later afternoon, you will head the road to Skoura palmary through Ouarzazate, home of movies in the area. Dinner & breakfast served at your hotel.
Day 4: Skoura, Relaxing Day or Optional day tour to Dades Gorges
Today, for leisure at your hotel, or you can choose to go for a day exploration of the beautiful Dades Gorges and the valley of roses. You can contact our company office or through your driver to book the day tour.
Day 5:Transfer back to Marrakech airport for the flight back home
Today, the pick up from Skoura straight to Marrakech airport through the Tizi N’tichka or you can extend your short break and stay in a night the Kasbah Bab Ourika in between Atlas mountains and out of noisy Marrakech.
Marrakech & Southern Kasbahs 5 Days 4 Nights Short Break Tour Inclusions
- A/C licensed vehicle Minibus or SUV for the 3 transfers, diesel
- English speaking driver
- Local Marrakech tour guide for the walking tour of the medina
- 2 nights in Marrakech riad, 1 double room bed & breakfast daily
- 2 nights in Skoura hotel, 1 double room bed, dinner & breakfast daily
- Local taxes