Atlantic Coastline

Period: March and April

Itinerary:

1st Day: Arrival in Marrakech: Meet our staff team at the airport and transferred to the hotel.

2nd Day: Marrakech – Tafdna: Transfer by minibus, coach or Land Rover to Tafna, passing through Chichaoua and Ounara. Lunch stop en route. We then continue on through the Haha area, the Argan tree capital, arriving at the fishing port of Tafna where we meet up with our camel drivers. “Test day” for camel riding. Evening in Bivouac on a sandy beach in Tafna.

3rd Day: Tafna – Sidi Hamad Saeih: Once loaded the caravan will set off, passing over Cape Tafelny via the plateau and then drop down to the beach of Sidi Hamad Saeih, where we pitch our tents for the night. 6hr walk.

4th Day: Sidi Hamad Saeih – Sidi Mbarek: Our road follows the coast, either along the beach or across the higher plain (depending on wind conditions). Camp at Marabout Sidi Mbarek. 4hr walk.

5th Day: Sidi Mbarek – Sidi Kaouki: Start the day toward Sidi Kaouki, crossing the protected fishing village and the sea caves of Cape Sim. Around Cape Sim, the town of Essaouira appears in the distance. We arrive there in the afternoon to have a well-earned rest and spend the night in a comfortable hotel or riad. 6hr walk.

6th Day: Sidi Kaouki – Essaouira: Meet our team at the airport and transferred to the hotel.

7th Day: Essaouira: Tour of the town of Essaouira, an ancient Portuguese port, followed by lunch at a quayside restaurant where you can sample all types of fish and shellfish. Afternoon transfer to Marrakech and overnight in a hotel. Explore the Medina and shop in the souks.

8th Day: Transfer to the airport.