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HORSE-BACK RIDING IN MOROCCO

HORSE-BACK RIDING IN MOROCCO

The horses are Berber-Arab stallions, all sure-footed, well trained and experienced in local terrains as cost, hills and forests. We require a good level of experience and you should be familiar with all three gaits. Per day we spend an average of 5 to 6 hours in the saddle.

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Duration: 8 day(s)
From: 720 € / 995 CHF

Offer description

A 7 days horseback riding trail along the Moroccan Atlantic coast, thereof 5 days on horseback. You will be guided through Argan forests, dunes, the beach and along cliff lines before we finally will arrive at the harbour Essaouira, the ancient “Mogador”. On our first day we will experience gorgeous fishing villages with traditional Souks (markets) and wonderful lonesome beaches.  Later that day we are going to have the option to visit Essaouira with its medina, harbour, white houses, blue doors and its scent of mint and spices.

The horses are Berber-Arab stallions, all sure-footed, well trained and experienced in local terrains as cost, hills and forests. We require a good level of experience and you should be familiar with all three gaits. Per day we spend an average of 5 to 6 hours in the saddle.

The first and the last night we will spend in a hotel, the others in bivouac, either in traditional big tents or small two-persons igloo-tents. The respective price refers to a double or shared tent or hotel room. If you like to have a single accommodation, there will be an extra fee charged. Board starts with dinner on the first day and ends with breakfast on the seventh day. During the tour days we offer full board, water and non-alcoholic drinks. Our cook will serve traditional Moroccan meals. For lunch we are going to have a picnic with different salads and fruits, for dinner a hot meal.

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  • Horse-back riding in Morocco
  • Horse-back riding in Morocco
  • Horse-back riding in Morocco

The tour program

Day 1 : AGADIR/MARRAKESCH - IMSSOUANE
We will welcome you at the airport in Agadir or Marrakech and a transfer will be organized to Imssouane. We will spend the night at the hotel and will have dinner with the whole group.

Day 2 : IMSSOUANE - TISSILA
After having breakfast we will visit the fishing village. Your tour guide will choose a horse for you regarding your experience and horseback-riding level. We are going to start the trail on a small path through an Argan forest. In the afternoon we will ride to the ocean in direction to the beach of Aftas Imerdetsne where we are going to pitch our tents on a lonesome beach.

Day 3 : AFTAS IMERDESTNE - TAFADNA
We will leave the coastline and go back to an ancient legionary runway which will guide us along the cliff line until we will reach the dunes of Tafdna. We are going to descend to the bottom of the dunes and arrive at the beach. With a couple of gallop passages we finally will reach the village Cap Tafelni. The afternoon is going to offer us some free time for relaxing and taking a sun bath at the beach or going swimming with the horses. This night our bivouac will be placed at the foot of the dunes.

Day 4 : CAP TAFENLI - IFTANE
Our trail will go again through Argan forests and passes small fishing villages. In the afternoon we are going to reach a path that leads down to the Marabout of Sidi Ahmed Saih which is located just at the beach. We will end our day at the beach of Iftane and camp there.

Day 5 : IFTANE - SIDI KAOUKI
In the morning we are going to hit the road to go upcountry and ride through Argan forests. At lunch we will have a picnic at the waterfall Sidi Mbark. In the afternoon we will ride at the beach and through forests until we reach the village Sidi Kaouki. Our last night is will be camping with a awesome view at the Atlantic Ocean.

Day 6 : SIDI KAOUKI – ESSAOUIRA
We are going to continue the trail towards the beach until we reach the fishing village Taguenza. Our next destination will be the village Ouasen which we reach climbing up quite a while. From here on dunes and forests will take turns until we arrive at the lighthouse Cap Sim and where we will stop for lunch. In the afternoon we are going to have several gallops on a beach - which is more than 14 kilometers - till we will reach Diabat, just at the entry to Essaouira. Now it will be time for a goodbye to the horses and we will continue our journey to Essaouira where we check in at the hotel. There will be plenty of free time for a individual visit of the city, the harbour and the medina. In the evening we are going to meet for having our last coming together for dinner with the entire group.

Day 7: Essaouira-Agadir
Transfer to Agadir. The free afternoon dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Agadir, Marrakech-Europe
After breakfast, airport transfer assistance to the registration formalities. And departure

Prices

Rates in Euros and CHF per person:

Min 4 pax
Person(s) 4 S.Sngl *
Price in € 720 50
Price in CHF 995 70
*S.Single: Supplement per person for a single room.
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The price elements

Included

  • Transfer from the airport in Agadir or Marrakech to Immesouane on the 1st day and transfer from Essaouira to Agadir or Marrakesh on the 7th day.
  • 1 night incl. breakfast at the hotel in Immesouane.
  • 1 night incl. breakfast at the hotel in Essaouira.
  • Full board during the horseback riding trail starting with lunch on the 2nd day and ends with lunch on the 6th day.
  • Dinner on the 1st and 6th day.
  • Sufficient drinking water during the whole tour.
  • Tour guide who speaks French and a little English.
  • A company car follows the group, which starts in the morning of the 2nd day and ends on the 6th day at noon. This company car carries the kitchen stuff for preparing meals and all luggage of the horsemen. It serves also as a emergency car.

Not included 

  • flights
  • sleeping bag, please bring it with you
  • drinks, except water as described
  • trip cancellation insurance
  • travel health and accident insurance

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General

  • 4 to 8 participants
  • Experience in all 3 gaits is requested.
  • The sequence of the different stages depends on the climate

 

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