On arrival to Marrakech airport and after completing Immigration and custom formalities you will be met and transferred directly to your Hotel. Depends on arrival time we may include some activities on this day.
Check-in and dinner and Overnight at your hotel
Enjoy a traditional breakfast in the Riad before a 2.5 Hour Horse and Carriage tour of the Medina. We find the is to be the best way to get a sense of the city and to help orientate you.
Back at the hotel enjoy some relaxation time.
This afternoon enjoy a relaxing massage and Hammam in the rooftop terrace spa following which you have time to relax. In the early evening venture out to the Djemaa El Fna square, the pulsing heart of the city that becomes, at night, a medieval style entertainment area with jugglers, story tellers, musicians, and fortune tellers.
Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast we suggest you explore Marrakech under your own steam using the Riad’s Mobile Ap. This is an excellent way of discovering the city. As a few pointers you may wish to head for:
The Saadian Tombs which were sealed for centuries until their rediscovery in 1917.The tombs are magnificently decorated with colorful tiles, Arabic script and elaborate carvings.
The Bahia Palace was built in the 19th Century and combine both Islamic and Moroccan style. Built by the Grand Vizier of the Sultan for his concubines it is certainly impressive with its vast courtyard.
A beautiful relaxing spot is at the Menara gardens built to the west of Marrakech with the central basin irrigating the surrounding olive groves and orchards.
At Ben Youssef Medersa see buildings covered in an abundance of decoration: carved cedarwood, exquisite stuccowork, and colorful zellij tiles, similar to the Alhambra palace in Granada.
This evening one of the hotel Staff will walk you down to Comptoire Darna an excellent local restaurant which serves a typical Moroccan dinner with live entertainment.
After breakfast explore Marrakech under your own steam or simply relax at your hotel. The souks beg for a return visit for that last minute bit of shopping.
We will normally be able to arrange a late afternoon or evening connection to make sure you have the maximum time available for your short break to Marrakech.