Excursions with our private driver

When we see the enthusiastic reactions from our customers, the wonderful stories they have to tell, … we are more than convinced that we have made the right choice offering exclusively this type of excursions.
What makes our excursions so special?
– Transport is realized in a luxury car with air conditioning
– The excursions are exclusively realized with the party for whom you have booked the trip
– The private aspect (no mass tourism)
– You are part of a small group (1 to 7 persons)
– Our private driver will also be your guide
– Personal character
– No fixed schedule
– The guide will take into account your rhythm, wishes (stops, photo sessions), physical condition …as much as possible
– You will see unique places that are still untouched by mass tourism

Our excursions:
Marrakech Sight Seeing Tour ( ½ Day 03 hours)

Description:
Marrakech has always been something of a pleasure, a marketplace where the southern tribesmen and Berber villagers bring their goods, spend their money and find entertainment. For visitors it’s an enduring fantasy- a city of immense beauty, low, red and tent-like before a great shaft of mountains- immediately exciting.
Monuments and Landmarks: you will see the famous KOUTOUBIA Tower (11thcentury), Bahia palace (19th century) and SAADIENN Tombs (16thcentury).
you will Discover Marrakech’s luxury part HIVERNAGE and the new city side GELUIZ, later you visit the most famous garden MAJORELLE, then at the end you visit the PALMERAIE path which has Thousands of palm trees, possibility of camel ride o Quad.

Marrakech Sight Seeing Tour ( 1 day 05 hours)
Description:
Marrakech has always been something of a pleasure, a marketplace where the southern tribesmen and Berber villagers bring their goods, spend their money and find entertainment. For visitors it’s an enduring fantasy- a city of immense beauty, low, red and tent-like before a great shaft of mountains- immediately exciting.
Monuments and Landmarks: you will see the famous KOUTOUBIA Tower (11thcentury), Bahia palace (19th century) and SAADIENN Tombs (16thcentury).
JEMAA el FANA Square. Really no more than an open space in the centre of the city, but the stage for a long-established ritual in which shifting circles of onlookers gather round groups of acrobats, drummers, pipe musicians, dancers, storytellers, comedians and fairground acts…
you will Discover Marrakech’s luxury part HIVERNAGE and the new city side GELUIZ, later you visit the most famous garden MAJORELLE, then at the end you visit the PALMERAIE path which has Thousands of palm trees.

OURIKA Valley and the High Atlas
Description:
OURIKA valley is located in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. It sits sixty kilometres from Marrakech in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Even though the OURIKA valley is near to the populated Marrakesh, it is one of the most unspoiled valleys in all of Morocco.
The valley is a maze of lush greens within salt mines. The OURIKA Valley is one of the most beautiful and best preserved valleys in Morocco. The region is without a doubt the perfect tourist destination for people who seek Moroccan adventure, discovery relaxation and meditation.
Through OURIKA Valley is the OURIKA River, which begins in the High Atlas Mountains and runs down towards Marrakesh. The OURIKA Valley is much more than a tourist location since it houses a number of plant species and the rare Barbary Macaques…
The high Atlas Walking excursion is great for those who want to see the beautiful splendour of the high Atlas Mountains without trekking to the summit. The trek begins at “SETTI FATMA” tourists walk for an hour until they are in the heart of the Valley. At this juncture there are waterfalls, which provide a resplendent place to take pictures. A family that lives in the Valley often opens their home to visitors who wish to enjoy their surroundings and partake of a meal. OURIKA’s atmosphere and unique decor is sure to impress you!
Practical information :
• Journey duration: entire day
• Departure around 10 am and return around 5.30 pm
• Walking time: 1h30
• Accompanied by our private driver who will also be your guide
• For all / sporty footwear is recommended
• Various stops at your choice; Maison Berbère, cooperative, …
• Possibility of hiring a local guide at the spot
• Possibility of having lunch at a local restaurant (with your feet in the water, so to speak)
• Top excursion

IMLIL Valley and the massif Toubkal with Mules riding
Description:
IMLIL is approximately 64 km south of Marrakech and it can be reached by road through the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains… IMLIL is the end of the tarmac road and is a natural place to hire mountain guides and mules for the onward trek. It is a good starting point for a trekking holiday or for climbing Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa (4167 metres).
On Saturdays youcan visit the ASNI Berber market walk up to the Kasbah and explore the surrounding trails, superb views along the valley of RIRAYA…At this point in the mountains, it becomes true Berber country…Arrival to IMlIL and you meet a guide for the hiking or mule riding, walk through the small High Atlas Mountain village of AREMD.
The Film “seven years in Tibet” was part filmed in the village.
Practical information :
• Journey duration: entire day
• Departure around 9 am and return around 5.30 pm
• Walking time: 2 hours
• Accompanied by our private driver who will also be your guide
• For all / sporty footwear is recommended

The Atlas 3 Valleys and the Berbers Villages
Description:
Departure at 9 Am from your hotel/RIAD. You will first drive on the tarred road to leave the plains of Marrakech. Small villages follow each other between a vast planted with olive trees landscape, separated by a natural border.
We then pass through apple, orchards before arriving in the market village of “DOUAR ASNI”, the sight on the snowy summits of the High Atlas during winter. The altitude is around 1800 metres; we cross over the river and proceed to “SIDI FARES” where there are wonderful views of Mount Toubkal, a collection of Berber villages irrigated by springs below Mount “OUKAIMDEN”. You will discover the life-style of the Berber inhabitants of the mountains… Depending on the season, the meadows are filled with poppies making then look like the wonderful impressionist paintings. You will stop close to the river bank. The meal is taken in a small typical restaurant where you will taste a real “TAJINE” or have a feast over delicious skewers or grilled eat cooked right in front of you, or in a restaurant with Moroccan good food, near waterfalls. It will be the occasion to go and admire the splendid “SETTI FATMA” Waterfalls, a bit of a tough walk nonetheless accessible….
You will finally start the drive back by the tarred road….
*we can visit the weekly souk (market) in ASNI every Saturday.
* We can visit the weekly souk (market) in TAHNAOUT every Tuesday
* We can visit a typical Berber House.
Practical information :
• Journey duration: entire day
• Departure around 8.30 am and return around 5.30 pm
• Accompanied by our private driver who will also be your guide
• For all / sporty footwear is recommended
• Top excursion

The OUZOUD waterfall
Description:
Early departure from Marrakesh heading the direction of dominates and its beautiful fields of Olive trees.
Continuation to the famous OUZOUD waterfalls about 110 metres high which constitute one of the most spectacular natural beauty spots in Morocco. The surrounding countryside offers red cliffs, oleander and doves and, if you are lucky, you will catch a glimpse of some Barbary apes. Bird-watchers will enjoy a trip to the waterfalls, too as will walkers who can enjoy the area at any time of year.
Lunch at one of the delicious restaurants in OUZOUD surrounded by lime-trees or enjoys Moroccan specialties and fresh squeezed orange juice at one of the many cafes along the terraces on the path to the falls. And a short walk will bring you to the top of the falls from where you can see small and constantly active mills.
Practical information :
• Journey duration: entire day
• Departure around 8 am and return around 5.30 pm
• Walking time: 2h30
• Accompanied by our private driver who will also be your guide
• For all / sporty footwear is recommended

ESSAOUIRA Mogador and the ARGAN tree Forests
Description:
After departing Marrakech at 8 am you will be personally transported through the vast and breath-taking Moroccan landscape to ESSAOUIRA. On the journey you may see a few scattered villages and some camels, sheep and goats grazing in the countryside.
The vegetation then changes to ARGAN trees that only grow in the wild and which provide berries for local goats to eat. If you wish it is possible to stop for ARGAN oil tasting in a small cooperative run by local women, where the ARGAN oil is extracted from the trees. This multipurpose oil is very famous for its uses in cooking and also in cosmetics.
Nearby you can gaze at a panoramic view of ESSAOUIRA, a charming and artistic blue and white town. Once you arrive to ESSAOUIRA you can explore its peculiar wonders at your leisure. Stroll along the quays, where you can watch fishermen unloading their catch of the day and fishing boats coming back to shore, or enjoy the many good restaurants at the part and dine on fresh fish and seafood.
ESSAOUIRA is a picturesque and divers town where you can explore the historic ramparts and visit the Medina full of local artists selling their crafts made of THUYA wood. The ramparts will give you an insight in to how this old seaport village was armed against the threat of invasion. Parquetry still remains a traditional specialty of ESSAOUIRA, and another beautiful attraction of the region is its tranquil beach, where you could easily spend a relaxing and peaceful afternoon.
Practical information :
• Journey duration: entire day
• Departure around 8 am and return around 7 pm
• Walking time: 2h30
• Accompanied by our private driver who will also be your guide
• For all
• Top excursion

OUARZAZATE and AIT BEN HADDOU Kasbah
Description:
This day trip takes you right across the chain of the high Atlas Mountains and over the famous “TIZI N’TICHKA” passes 1412 miles (2260 meters) high; the highest in the whole of Africa. All along the route you can see the Berber villages perched on the side of the mountains, sometimes hardly distinguishable from the mountains themselves….
As you reach the far side of the mountains the landscape changes dramatically, becoming semi-arid and desert-like. Here is the Kasbah architecture with turrets on all the buildings, adorned with grilled windows and soft peach coloured walls. These traditional houses are made of adobe, highly suitable for the climatic conditions of the south.
Following you journey through the beautiful valleys you will arrive at the ancient Kasbah of AIT BEN HADDOU, which is a UNESCO world Heritage listed site. After visiting the Kasbah you will then journey onward to OUARZAZATE, world renowned as the Moroccan Hollywood because of the famous films which have been shot there, including the “diamond of Nile”, “Lawrence of Arabia”, “Sodom et Gomorra”, “le joyful du Nil”, “Jesus de Nazareth”, “kingdom of heaven”, “the Mommy”, “Gladiator”, “7 days in Tibet”, “Alexander the GREAT”, “Babel”…
You can also take the chance to visit the TAOURIRT Kasbah, classified by UNESCO as world heritage listed site. You may also stop by a cinema studio if this would interest you…
Practical information :
• Journey duration: entire day
• Departure around 7 am and return around 8 pm
• Walking time: 4 hours
• Accompanied by our private driver who will also be your guide
• Top excursion
• Rather tiring, sporty footwear is recommended

ZAGORA Dunes and DRAA Valley 1Night/2Days
1theDay: Marrakech – Ait BEN HADDOU – Ouazarate-Zagora
In the morning, an enjoyable drive across the High Atlas Mountains, through TIZI N’TICHKA’s pass over a 2260 meters, Beautiful villages suspended on the flanks of the mountains … well call a halt to visit the Kasbah of AIT BEN HADDOU, registered to the world heritage of the UNESCO, hundreds of movies are shot in this local design: the MOMMY, GLADIATOR, 7 DAYS IN TIBET, BABEL, ALEXANDRE…
After lunch, we continue to the south through the lunar landscapes and the pre-Sahara routes until we get to ZAGORA. The next five kilometres will let you see the first sand dunes and give you a taste of Sahara desert…Sunset and sunrise views from these dunes are unforgettable… you will experience a true camel trek in the desert, enjoying the grand solitude, immensity, and silence of the Sahara. Have Dinner and sleep at tents overnight in ZAGORA.
Distance: 350 km
2ndDay: ZAGORA-DARAA Valley – OUARZAZATE- Marrakech
After the breakfast, departure to Marrakech, on the way, visit the city of OUARZAZATE where you can visit the TAOURIRT KASBAH and cinema’s studios, then we drive back to Marrakech by the TIZI N’TICHKA road.