Welcome to Taroudant


There aren’t any must-see sights. Instead, the medina is a place to stroll and linger. The two souqs are well worth a browse, more laid-back than Marrakesh, but with an atmosphere of activity that is missing in Agadir. With the little-explored western High Atlas, the Anti Atlas and the coast all nearby, the town makes a good base for trekking and activities. Just 65km inland from Al Massira Airport, it is a more atmospheric staging post to/from the airport than Agadir.


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$1900 Multi-day & Extended Tours

9 Day Gardens Tour of Morocco

Day 1: CASABLANCA-MARRAKESH: Fly into Casablanca. Visit the Habbous quarter, and the art deco buildings in the center of the city, the Hassan II Mosque, and the United Nations square before departing for Marrakech. Upon arrival, have an orientation tour of the” red city”. In the evening, dinner at the Riad and overnight. Day 2: MARRAKESH:We will take youfor an introduction to the extensive medina with its farmers’ markets and local craftsmen. then down various bustling little medina streets at lunchtime until we reach an enchanting riad garden with rambling bougainvillea, jasmine, glazed pots, decorative tiles and water fountains. An exuberant garden of courtyards and terraces and a perfect place for lunch. Afternoon visit to the striking Jardins Majorelle, created in the 1930s and restored by Yves St Laurent. Day 3: HIGH ATLAS/TOUBKAL NATIONAL PARK:A day in the Atlas Mountains. The snow-capped Toubkal mountain (4167 metres) towers above the Berber village of Imlil. The stunning and dramatic scenery can be viewed from the rooftop terraced garden where we enjoy lunch. Walk down to Imlil village through walnut woods with time to explore the village before descending the valley returning to Le Beldi. Day  4: MARRAKESH GARDENS:Morning visit to the traditional country gardens of La Maison Arabe, reached through La Palmeraie. An innovative blend of potager garden with decorative shrubs and climbers. We enjoy a delicious lunch under the fig trees in the courtyard. Continuing to Marrakech we discover the sumptuous gardens of Hotel La Mamounia. Traditional, immaculately-kept, large gardens within the medina walls, with produce used in their own restaurant. Day 5: TAROUDANT:Departing south across the Atlas Mountains and through the Argan tree growing region we arrive at medieval Taroudannt, follow the ancient ramparts to Dar al Hossoun, our base for three nights. Lunch awaits us in the garden. In the afternoon the owner shows us the plant collections. We enjoy an aperitif together before dinner with local specialities.Day 6: TAROUDANT GARDENS:Leave in the morning up the southern slopes of the Atlas Mountains to visit a Berber village and the potager and orchards of a restored farmhouse where we have lunch or a picnic. Guided visits to a nearby privately-owned garden with succulents and grasses, water rills and a courtyard designed by Ossart and Maurieres. Dinner together at our riad.Day 7: TAROUDANT:Morning visit to an exceptional walled private garden on the outskirts of Taroudannt continuing to enjoy time in the bustling, colourful souks. Afternoon optional cookery course at the riad preparing dishes to be enjoyed together at dinner.Day 8: MARRAKESH :Return to Marrakesh for an overnight stay at the Riad.Day 9: CASABLANCA AIRPORT

$1428.48 Cultural & Theme Tours

14 Days New Year Eve Morocco tour 2019 from Tangier

Program for 14 Days New Year Eve Morocco tour 2019 from Tangier :Day 1 – Tangier - Chefchaouen We travel to Chefchaouen , a village painted city in blue and white and it is one of the most beautiful towns in Rif mountains., A night in the medina. Day 2 : ChefchaouenExplore Chefchaouen and its medina with the main square called Utta el-Hammam, overnight in medina in local riad.. Day 3 : Chefchaouen – Fes We travel to Fes city, overnight in the hotel.Day 4 : Fes Guided city tour FESExplore Fes and its old Medina and New Town- visit many interesting places. Visit University of Al Karaouine, oldest university in the world. We visit tanneries , and ceramic factory. A night in hotel. Day 5 : Fes – Ifrane – Wild Azrou– Merzouga desert We travel to Ifrane ,we explore forest cedars in the middle Atlas Mountains. Visit Azrou and Midelt , travel to Erfoud and Merzouga desert. A night in desert hotel with dinner. Day 6 : Merzouga desert 4x4 tour and camel trekkingExploring Sahara desert by 4x4 around the dunes ,visit Khamlia village and Gnaoua music. Visit Berber nomads , then we ride camels into the desert ,spend this night in desert camp with dinner and Berber music.Day 7 : Merzouga desert – Todra Gorges – Dades Gorge Watch desert sunrise , ride camels to Merzouga. We drive to Tinjdad and Tinghir , explore Todra Gorge and Dades Valley. Dinner and overnight in local riad. Day 8 : Dades Gorges – Kelaa Magona – Skoura – OuarzazateWe explore Kelaa M’Gouna, also Valley of the Roses and the Skoura oasis. We will arrive to Ouarzazate where we visit movie studios and also local Kasbah in Ait Benhaddou. We stay here in local hotel. Day 9 : Ouarzazate – TaroudantWe travel to Taroudant ,we will stop at Taliouine , where we visit the co-operative. In Taroudant you’ll see the ramparts and we will walk within the small alleys in the old medina. The city of Taroudant is often called as Tthe little Marrakech. We stay overnight here in riad. Day 10 : Taroudant – EssaouiraDrive from Taroudant to Essaouira , we visit Agadir for lunch and we will visit beautiful beach. Overnight in local riad. Day 11 : Essaouira Visit medina of Essaouira , free program and overnight stay in local hotel. Day 12 : Essaouira – Marrakech Today we drive from Essaouira to Marrakech to visit its important monuments. Explore medina , souks. A night in local hotel. Day 13 : Marrakech – Casablanca- Rabat Exploring Casablanca and Rabat city. Day 14 : transfer from Rabat to Tangier We drive to the Tangier.

$752.75 Cultural & Theme Tours

Authentic Morocco 4 days Desert Tour to Erg Chegaga Dunes From Marrakech

Day 01 : Marrakech - Ait Ben Haddou - Agdez - Zagora : Greetings at your riad or hotel where you will be picked up. you will start your journey southward to Draa valley via Tizi n’Tichka pass. you will visit the berber village of Ait Ben Haddou, it was established in the 11th century, its position on the main Marrakech to the sahara route, meant it was an ideal stop off for traders taking salt across the desert and returning with goods such as gold and ivory. After lunch, we continue over the Anti Atlas mountains, via the Berber villages of Agdz and the amazing Draa Valley. We will have dinner and spend the night in a riad/hotel in Zagora. Day 02 : Zagora - Tamagroute - Erg Chigaga: After breakfast we will continue towards M’hamid. We will visit the the original town of the 16th century dynasty Tamgroute and the old Koran library and to see the ceramics. We arrive to the Saharan village of M’hamid before taking the off-road track to Erg Chigaga. We will ride the camels into the attending the sunset and spend the evening in a desert camp, enjoy a Moroccan dinner, listen to berber music, you can join by drumming or dancing. Overnight in a traditional Nomad camel hair tent. Day 03: Erg Chigaga – Taliouine – Taroudant : After breakfast we drive across the Sahara over the stony desert and the dried-up Lake Iriqui. In the middle of this lake, we can search for fossils. At the edge of the desert at Foum Zguid, we drive north to Taznakht, famous for its Berber carpets, where we stop for lunch. After we reach Taliouine a town famous with Safran, visit to a Safran co-operative. If your visit coincides with the Safran harvest, you will have the opportunity to meet the Berber people with their families harvesting the Safran in their fields. You will arrive in Taroudant early evening. Overnight at your Riad/hotel. Day04 : Taroudant - Tizi Ntast - Marrakech : The visit Troudant which has  history  .With its majestic gold ,pink and orange tinted circuit of high walls ,Taroudant is half citadel and half oasis. It is a town of great charm ,the ruddy,clay houses,Minarets and groves of oranges and pomegranates seem to drowse beneath the gaze of the frosted high Atlas ,the walls,the souks ,and the starks backdrop of the high atlas are the town main attractions.  After your Visit of city of Taroudant ,we will take the road of the pass of Tizi–N–TASSET towards Taroudant , where you will cross the pass of tizi N–Tasset which is 2100 M above sea level ,it is charactrised by greenery juxtaposing clay hills and roads . on our way trip driving through Tizi -n-tast you will be able to see the almond trees and walnuts trees in bloom.Large gardens reflecting in the sun . the pass runs into the souss plain and then on to Ourigan and into Amzmiz .Amzmis is one of the beautiful villages of Morocco .afternoon we arrive to Marrakech .End of Service

$1001.33 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Imperial & sahara Desert Tour In 5 Days From Agadir

Day 1: Agadir To Marrakech Via Essauoira: Our 5 Days Trip will start by an early pick up (7:30), straight to Essaouira, on our way we will have several stops, first for a nice panoramic view of the Atlantic ocean, 2nd for the flying goats (goats climbing Argan trees), and last stop to the Argan stop before arriving to Essaouira is at the Argan Oil Fabric, one we arrive to essaouira You will have free time to discover the city and the ramparts, at 3h00 Pm We continue to Marrakech  For a night Sleep and free Time At the Famous square of Jamaa El Fena. Day 2: Marrakech To Ouarzazat Via Tizi N'tichka (high atlas mountains):After breakfast in Marrakech we will start our visit by the famous Bahia Palace, then continue to Ouarzazat  via the high atlas mountains, on our way to Ourazazat we will have photo stops along the way to enjoy the mountains view, once we arrive to Ouarzazat we will start by Exploring the UNESCO-listed Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the movie town of Ouarzazate hollywood africa and Taourirt Kasbha, then hear to the hotel for a night stay in Ouarzazat. . Day 3: Ouarzazat To Sahara Erg Lihoudi Via Zagoura:After Breakfast we will drive to Zagora Via Nakoub through the high atlas mountains, Daraa Valley, crossing numerous kasbahs, mountains, valleys and numerous oases, as well as palm groves and villages of ocher, which are the charm of this region, once we arrive to the Sahara you will be free to explore the missive dunes of the desert by your self or by a camel ride, after dinner you can join the locals for a nice local music under the sky and next to the fire. Day 4: Sahara To Taroudant Via Taznakht And Taliouine:You can start your day by an early wake up to enjoy the sunrise and grab a quick sandboring and taking last pictures of the desert, after breakfast we will continue our way to taroudant, passing by Taznakht the capital  of berber carpet and by taliouine the capital of saffron, once we arrive to tarouant we will head straight to the hotel to rest then go out for a drive inside the city an for dinner. Day 5: Taroudant to Agadir:After breakfast, we will start our visit by the old Medina of Taroudant, the ancient walled city of Taroudant (mini Marrakesh). A very friendly Berber village overlooked by the high atlas mountains, after the visit of taroudant we will drive to the Oasis and the Kasbah (fortress) of Tiout, where a very tasty lunch is waiting for us.  After lunch break, it will be the right time to stroll through the palm trees on a donkey ride and around the Kasbah where the movie of Ali Baba and 40 thieves was filmed in the 50s. By The End Of the Visit Of Tiout We Will Have A Drive Of An Hour And Haf Back To Agadir To Drop You At Your Hotel,  Residence Or At The Airport.

$3069 National Geographic Journeys

Morocco: Sahara & Beyond

The culture of the Berbers in northern Africa dates back as many as 5,000 years. Discover their enduring legacy on this 15-day adventure into Morocco’s rich cultural heritage. Explore the souks and streets of Marrakech and Fes, spend a night in a comfortable tented camp in the Sahara, enjoy dinner with a traditional Berber family, and unwind amid the coastal beauty of Essaouira. Throughout this magical ride, open your eyes to each dazzling place — and earn a new point of view.

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Morocco Family Adventure

Wedged between the Mediterranean and the great Sahara, Morocco is home to some great beaches. But there is way more to do here than just lie around and tan. Bursting with captivating history and fascinating culture, this manageable 7-day itinerary is the perfect balm for your family’s all-inclusive resort blues. Kasbahs and Moroccan cuisine, the magic of Marrakech and more await. Don’t forget the sunblock!