Includes guide, lunch and horse carriage ride (duration: 4 hours)
With this itinerary, we offer you the chance to discover Taroudant, the souks, the tannery and Palais Salam.
The visit starts from Dar al Hossoun on a horse carriage ride, along the ramparts then towards the medina and the nearby souks.
You will stop at the tannery to discover the traditional tanning process and leather produces made in local workshops (at very reasonable prices)
A walk around the city centre will give you a feel for the city and its inhabitants.
We will then go to Sidi ou Sidi, one of the oldest Berber houses in Taroudant, built of abode, and where can be found a wide range of rare plants. You will have lunch there.
Before your return back to Dar al Hossoun by carriage, we will stop at the Palais Salam, former residence of the Taroudant Pasha now turned hotel. Refreshments will be served.
Includes guide, lunch and transport (duration: 4.5 hours)
Spread over 13 hectares of land and with over 20 000 palm trees, Tiout is the northernmost known oasis and the only one north of the Anti-Atlas. You will see biblical landscapes and a rural lifestyle still using the same methods as hundreds years ago and comprising of 7 hamlets and 300 families living directly or indirectly from farming activities in the palm grove.
Find out about water management and land distribution and visit 2 local women’s cooperatives to learn how argan oil, with its world known qualities, is made from its extraction to the bottling process.
Lunch, by Jamila, will be served an excellent Berber cook, under a nomad tent.
Includes guide, picnic and transport (duration: 5.5 hours)
Nestled in the foothills of the Anti-Atlas chain, the valley offers beautiful scenery and an opportunity to see how citrons have been grown for over 2000 years and still used during the Jewish holidays of Sukkot. You will also see traditional charcoal production sites, pink marble (which have adorned the façade of Hassan 2 mosque of Casablanca), and travertine marble quarries, Berber villages and the inside of a traditional family house for a coffee/tea break. Please note that the trip includes 2 hours of walking. Good walking shoes recommended.
Includes guide, lunch and transport (duration: 5.5 hours)
A great day trip that will take you to the High-Atlas to discover Berber villages and mud houses, one of the last traditional workshops still producing earthware and terracotta tiles, traditional oil mills (in season), and beautiful scenery along an oasis of olive trees, palm trees and other carob, travelling along the valley.
The lodge where we will be having our lunch has exceptional panoramic views and offers great food. Depending on the season, you may also be able to use their swimming pool. Self-guided walks are also available.
On the way to the Mentaga valley, you will have the opportunity to see beautiful art works in the Claudio Bravo Palace-Museum and gardens. Claudio Bravo is a Chilean painter who spent his last days in Taroudant in 2012. Allow 1 and a half to 2 hours for the visit and the cost of the visit is 200dhs per person for the admission (to be paid directly there) and 50dhs for transport and waiting time.