Marrakech Excursions.
Day trip excursion.

The Kasbah of Ait Ben haddou; the Unesco world Heritage.
*A Day Tour to Ouarzazate: (200km 3hours drive).
Ouarzazate, the gate to the Southern of Morocco a day tour through the Atlas Mountain (Tizin-N-Tichka pass 2260m) and Telouet Kasbah, visit the majestic Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah a fortified village listed world heritage by UNESCO when it’s nearby Kasbah Aït Benhaddou appeared in the 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia....explore the Kasbahs and drive to Ouarzazate, Surrounded by atlas mountains and valleys and known as the gateway of the desert and for its studios frequented by the Hollywood cinema and the backdrop of many films like: Lawrence of Arabia, Star Wars, Asterix, Diamonds of the Nile... visit the Kasbah of Taourirt one of Morocco’s largest Kasbahs built by the Glaoui when he ruled the South in the 1930s. After visiting Kasbah of Tourirt drive back to Marrakech.
*A Day Trip to Essaouira: (170Km; 3hours drive; 25° C around the year). Departure from your Hotel / Riad at 08:30 and drive through the Arab and Berber villages a discover the western plain of Haouz rich with Olive, Apricot trees, Vines and its green melons (Souihla) then drive via very arid-semi deserted landscapes: The plain of Chichaoua (the plain of sugar cane) before reaching to Chiyadma the land of Argan forest wild trees, that exist nowhere else in the world just in Morocco exactly Around Essaouira and Agadir areas and some in Mexico. Once you arrived to Essaouira a very charming and colorful town located on the Atlantic Coast built on a rocky peninsula, Broom and mimosa were planted to fix and retain the dunes. The Medina or ancient Mogador a Portuguese fortified port city and listed as World Heritage by UNESCO. Essaouira was a pit stop on the hippie trek from Marrakesh. Jimi Hendrix made the pilgrimage, as did Bob Marley and Cat Stevens and the town was the inspiration for Hendrix’s song “Castles Made of Sand”. In Essaouira known for thuya wood workshops, art galleries mouthwatering seafood and thuya wood workshops, art galleries and mouthwatering seafood.... you will enjoy its tranquility, narrow streets and its impressive walls, doors and sharks and a pretty fishing port where, you can enjoy grilled fish and shellfish in restaurants open near the port also, you can visit The Museum Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah and the "Skala de la Kasbah" an old battery of 200 meters long where Portuguese guns are aligned then, drive back to Marrakech.
*A Day Trip to Cascades d’Ouzoud: (120 km from Beni Mellal and 150 km from Marrakech;3hours drive).
Drive to the Cascades Ouzoud one of the most beautiful waterfalls of the Middle Atlas mountains and the highest one about 110 meters to experience one of the most spectacular site in Morocco. Located in a plush valley with number of Berber villages Trek along the cascade d'Ouzoud or stay close by and enjoy the natural scenery and Take pictures of Morocco Niagra... and where the water on the rocks causes a fog giving birth to a rainbow often permanent and the atlas monkeys can be seen easily in the forest or close to small restaurants. The waterfalls provide an ideal journey for a day at any time of year. After lunch, have some walk take the last pictures before drive back to Marrakech.
*A Day Tour to Ourika Valley: (60-km 1hour 30 Drive).
Driving through the valley that will take you to the foot of the Atlas at approximately 1000m altitude, along the river you will visit many village including Setti Fatma and Oulmes, riversides filled with gardens, land cultivated by palm tree plantations and fruit trees, villages in mud hanging from the sides of the red mountain, summer homes, and restaurants where it is possible to have lunch in quite traditional area overlooking the Ourika River a great weekend resort for people visiting Ourika that is appreciated for its beautiful streams and waterfalls then, visit a Berber house to learn about the mountain lifestyle. A headdress to be protected the sun and good climbing shoes are necessary. In this Valley you can enjoy the traditional donkey ride.
*A Day Trip to Oukaimden: (75 km south-east of Marrakech-2hours Drive).
Oukaimden a true paradis of freshness at an altitude of between 2,500m and 3,270m, famous as the highest ski resort in the continent and a great place to enjoy winter sports like ski and mountain trekking and hiking during other seasons.
*A Day Trip to The High Atlas Mountains: (100 km south-east of Marrakech-2hours30 Drive).
The High Atlas Mountains are located only about one hour drive south of Marrakech. we will take you around Berber villages and a typical Berber houses with different color (REd, White, Brown) even in the same place and a visit of a Berber house to discover the Berber traditions of the high atlas mountains also during this trip visit of Ouirgane dam, or Kasbah Tamadot of Sir Richard Branson’s retreat in Morocco, Asni village (1000m).... Lunch can be organized for you in one of the nice resorts of the High Atlas mountains. A hike or mule-trekking around the Berber Village can also be organized.

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