From Marrakesh to the south west Berber country

Steps : Marrakesh, Taroudant, Tagmout, Tata, Akka, Tafraout, Agadir, Essaouira, Marrakesh

Day 1 / Arrival at Marrakech Menara airport.

Transfer and installation in the ryad. Dinner and overnight at Ryad Marhbabikoum.

Day 2 / Marrakesh

Free day in Marrakesh (eg visit to the Ben Youssef Madrasa, the Palais de la Bahia, Dar Si Said museum, Majorelle gardens, Jamaa elfna Square ...). Free Lunch .and free Dinner and overnight in a beautiful riad.

Day 3 / Marrakesh - Taroudant. (5 hours drive)

After breakfast, departure for the High Atlas through Tizi n'Test. Former major pathway of southern Morocco, the road of Tizi n-Test, dizzy, shows us the green landscapes of the area of Asni Ouirgan. After Nfiss valley dotted with ancient kasbah, we finally reach the Tizi n-Test, incomparable sightseeing over beautiful landscapes. Free Lunch.Taroudant, medieval city, nicknamed "Little Marrakech" surprising by the tawny color of its walls, the colorful souks and its feverish small cafes under the squares’ arcades. Located between the Souss valley and the High Atlas mountains, the "Little Marrakesh" gives an excellent overview of southern Morocco. Saadians first capital in the sixteenth century, a refuge for rebel princes, coveted by the southern tribes, Taroudant has an important place in Morocco’s history. Dinner and overnight at the guesthouse.

Day 4 / Taroudant - Tagmout - Tata overnight bivouac. (4 to 5 hours drive)

After breakfast, departure by the foothills of the Anti Atlas to 1750 m Igherm, fortified village, where the trail begins in a very picturesque landscape and an oasis of palms to Tagmoute. free lunch in this beautiful oasis. Then off for over Tata through varied landscapes, seeing wildlife of the Anti Atlas mountains and oases with traditional houses. Dinner and overnight bivouac in the vicinity of Tata.

Day 5 / Tata - Akka - Tafraout (4 to 5 hours drive)

After breakfast, departure by road to Tizgui Ida Ballou. Then a rough trail with beautiful scenery through the gorge Tazegzaoute, the "green" in Berber, we reach Tafraoute.Lunch in Tafraout facing the mountains; possibility of visiting the natural sightseeings in the surroundings: the hat of Napoleon, painted rocks and the whole site where palm trees stand out in the pink granite of a strange and grandiose circus  mountain. Dinner and overnight in guest house at Tafraout.

Day 6 / Tafraout - Agadir - Essaouira (5 hours drive)

After breakfast, departure for Tiznit, fortified city wellknown for its souks and silver jewelry, and then by road, crossing the vast agricultural region of Souss, you join Agadir, first fishing port and the first resort of the Kingdom. Lunch. Following along the Atlantic coast to Essaouira. Dinner and overnight in guest house.

Day 7 / Essaouira - Marrakech (3 hours drive)

After breakfast, morning free to explore Essaouira.Originally, the city was a Phoenician site of the sixth and seventh centuries called "islands pourpuraires" probably because of its rich purple islands, feedstock for the manufacture of dyes. First it was the Portuguese who came to take a position estimating fair value to its strategic position to control trade with black Africa, then Spain and France began to covet.the Portuguese called it Mogador (the name of a marabout in the region).However, Mogador owes its growth and its socio-economic prosperity to the arrival in 1765 of the Sultan Mohammed Ben Abdellah (1757-1790) who built the city of Essaouira (the well drown), for it fills full role of market town with the world and became the meeting point between Europe and black Africa, as evidenced by the vestiges of consultants from Europe, even France or Denmark.Lunch then way back to Marrakesh. Dinner and overnight in a riad

Day 8 : Departure depending on flight forecast.

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