What to Expect from Moroccan Sustainable Tours
Holidays to Morocco are a treat for the senses. Since its introduction into the popular holiday scene in the 1990’s, the country has become a big hit with Europeans. It boasts dramatic coastlines and bustling vibrant cities, along with a host of activities and attractions.
One thing you’ll want to do on your trip to Morocco is take a sustainable tour. Here, you’ll discover more about the sustainable tours on offer.
Essaouira UNESCO Heritage Site
Referred to as the Jewel of the Atlantic, Essaouira is a quaint seaside city renowned for its European military-style architecture and medina. Taking between 4-8 hours, this tour takes you around the city, exploring everything from the municipal market to the artisan centre.
At lunchtime, you will get some free rein of the city, to eat and explore the galleries and artisan shops. The tour also includes a trip to the Vale D’Argan vineyard for a great wine tasting session. Find out more about this exclusive tour here.
Ouzoud Waterfalls Tour
If you’re staying in Marrakech, the Ouzoud Waterfalls tour is one you to try. One of the best natural sites in Morocco, is in the midst of the Middle Atlas Mountains. A local guide will take you through palm groves, desert hills and olive groves until you reach Ouzoud Falls.
Once there, you’ll be able to explore the area for a while by yourself. Take photos of the permanent rainbow which is created by the mist of the waterfall. There’s also the chance you could spot Barbary apes. Enjoy a spot of lunch before heading back down to Marrakech. Learn more about this tour here.
Majorelle Gardens & City Ramparts
When you need to get away from the hectic pace of Marrakech, the Majorelle Gardens & City Ramparts tour is ideal. Witness stand-out architecture and exotic vegetation. Iconic brand Yves Saint-Laurent tastefully restored the Majorelle Gardens after they were initially abandoned by their original owner.
You’ll feel like you’ve entered into a totally different world. After exploring the garden, you’ll be driven to the city ramparts. Here, you’ll get to take photos at iconic gates before heading to Le Jardin Secret in the medina. Find out more here.
A Taste of Morocco
If you want the most authentic Moroccan experience, this Taste of Morocco tour is a great choice. You’ll head to the heart of the medina in Marrakech and enjoy authentic Moroccan dining in the riad.
You’ll receive a cocktail on arrival, before sitting down to an authentic Moroccan meal. You’ll also experience an orange blossom hand-washing ceremony. Wash the meal down with excellent wine before watching a belly dancing performance.
Tiout Taroudant Tour
If you’re staying in Agadir, the Tiout Taroudant Tour is ideal. You’ll get to visit the Tiout’s palm gardens, as well as getting to know the locals at the Taroudant souk. This tour gives you a great insight into traditional Moroccan life.
The tour starts by heading towards the Tiout. There will be lots of opportunities to stop and take photos along the way. After a brief break for a spot of Moroccan mint tea, you’ll progress on to the Tiout with its 2000 palm trees. Tuck into a kasbah lunch before heading to the walled city of Taroudant. After exploring the city, you’ll head back to the hotel. Learn more here.
You’ll find more great Moroccan sustainable tour ideas on our excursions page. The above are just some of the best tours to consider.