Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech
Transfer from the airport to the riad according to your arrival time. If you arrive in the morning is the time to visit the city in the very first day, otherwise visiting the city itself is deferred to return to Marrakech at the end of the tour.
Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at the Riad characteristic that is only 5 minutes walk from the large pedestrian square Jemaa el-Fna, the heart of the city.
Day 2: Marrakech
After breakfast in Riyadh, the sightseeing begins, through its various Suk (Suk-Smat of slippers, Suk-Haddadine manufacturers of iron, Suk-Chouari of basket weavers, Suk-Cherratine that works with leather, Suk of the jewelers) . From here you will arrive at the Ben Youssef madrasa, Koranic school, the largest and most beautiful cities, is closer to the mosque and Koubba Almoravide and the Museum of Marrakech, where we will make a visit. Then moving to another area of the city you will visit the Bahia Palace, rich home of the vizier Ba Ahmed, built around 1880, and from there to Dar Si-Said, also splendid residence of the brother of vizier. Next to these two buildings you can see the outside of the mosque El-Mansour, also called the Mosque of Casba, easily recognizable thanks to its minaret with turquoise arabesques. Then continue with the visit of the tombs Saadian, whose garden belonged to the Mosque El-Mansour, who guard the tombs of the kings of this dynasty and family.
Return to the riad and dinner. After dinner, walk to the main square Jamaa el-Fna, where we find its characteristic vendors, ensuring a continuous show. They will meet fortune tellers, snake charmers, small groups of music, water carriers, tattooing. Overnight in riad.
Day 3: Marrakech/Essaouira
After breakfast we will visit the outside of the Koutoubia minaret, a landmark visible from all over the city, built in the twelfth century, and a reference model for the tower of the Giralda tower in Seville and the Hassan II in Rabat. After a relaxing break just discover the heart of the city, the first center of interest. There will be time for the visit, in the new part of town (Gueliz) of the Majorelle garden, a beautiful little garden that houses the studio of the French painter Jacques Majorelle in 1924 and was purchased after his death by Yves Saint Laurent who restored it. This is a place full of poetry, punctuated by cactus, bougainvillea and bamboo plants and various other plant species coming from 5 continents, in contrast with the furnishings of mauve-blue (blue Majorelle). For those who want the afternoon you can do a traditional hammam and/or a massage with argan oil.
After a journey of about 3 hours you will arrive in the other beautiful town of Essaouira, directly overlooking the sea, where immediately breathe in the unique atmosphere of a city of art that has prompted many foreign artists to move here in a definitive way. There were also shot films like Alexander or The Crusades.
After the arrival and relax in the riad you'll go out to dinner in a local restaurant.
Day 4: Essaouira
The visit of the ancient city of Mogador, this was the old name of Essaouira, will start from the port, mainly devoted to fishing, and one of the liveliest parts of town, and then come to the town proper through the door of the Navy and Sqala the port, from which you access via a staircase to the top of the wall and on to the Sqala Casba. Will then tour through the souks and the market lost in a maze of alleys. The afternoon will be free to go to the beach or stroll along the beach if the wind is too strong. The beach is beautiful and stretches as far as the eye. For those who want you can also make a one-hour boat ride takes you from one side of the bay, passing near the islands of Porpora.
Return to the riad, dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Essaouira/Marrakech
After breakfast we depart for the return to Marrakech, stopping en route at 15 km from Essaouira in a cooperative where women techniques of grandmothers were transmitted to new generations, and where can I buy the famous Argan oil (and other food and beauty), which is produced in the area, at competitive prices to help the women of the region to enhance their social status.
Then return to Marrakech and transfer to the airport where we'll help you attend to all formalities for the shipment.