A Touch of Sea Breeze


 

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Photo Tour: A Touch of Sea Breeze.
Next group tour dates: Please check my calendar HERE for upcoming tours.
Length: 11 days / 12 nights
Price: € 4,260 per person (single room supplement € 550).

 

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Programme – A Touch of Sea Breeze

Day 1 – Marrakech 

We will meet at your hotel in Marrakech, and after an introduction, enjoy a sight seeing tour of Marrakech. You will visit some historical sites in the morning and after lunch explore the colourful medina and the famous place Jemaa El’ Fna with its snake charmers, acrobats and storytellers.

Accommodation in a hotel in Marrakech.

Photographic highlights: Marrakech city.


Day 2 – Marrakech to Imlil

We will leave Marrakech and drive to Imlil, a small mountain village with beautiful view to Toubkal, which is with 4165m the highest peak of the High Atlas Mountains. Imlil has been film location for the movie “Seven years in Tibet”, that has partially been shot there. On the way, you will pass the village Tahanoute and Asni, and while continuing the winding mountain road up-hill, you will see small Berber villages. We will stop for pictures along the way to enjoy the panoramic view and the mountainous landscapes.

Accommodation in a hotel in Imlil.

Photographic highlights: The High Atlas mountains and small Berber villages.


Day 3 – Imlil to Taroudant

After breakfast, we leave for Taroudant. On the way up to the col of Tizi-n-Test (2100m) you will pass by the dam of Ouirgane and the small beautiful Tinmal mosque from the 12th century, which you will be able to visit and photograph. In the afternoon, we will drive down the mountain to Taroudant, driving through an area where the famous Argan trees are growing.

Accommodation in a hotel in Taroudant.

Photographic highlights: Dam of Ouirgane, Tinmal mosque, mountains.


Day 4 – Taroudant to Sidi Ifni / Mirleft

Today we will drive to the Atlantic coast, to the small town of Sidi Ifni, where nearby you can photograph the impressive, natural sea-worn rock archways at Legzira beach.

Accommodation in a hotel in Sidi Ifni / Mirleft.

Photographic highlights: Rock archways at Legzira beach.


Day 5 – Sidi Ifni / Mirleft to Akhfenir / Lagoon Khenifiss (Naila)

In the morning you will have another opportunity to photograph the archways in the soft morning light. After leaving Mirleft, we drive further south, along the Atlantic coast, to the small village of Akhfenir. From time to time, you will enjoy the view of the sea along the way. We will make stops, so that you can capture some images of the rocky cliffs and the empty beaches.
Accommodation in a hotel in Akhfenir.

Photographic highlights: Photographic highlights: Atlantic coast and rocky cliffs.


Day 6 & 7 – Akhfenir / Lagoon Khenifiss (Naila)

On these two days you will have time to visit the beautiful, hidden away dunes of Lagoon Naila in the early morning hours and before sunset. These beautiful dunes, that almost look white on sunny days, are especially interesting in combination with the blue water of the lagoon and the sea. This peaceful place is also the habitat of a colony of Flamingos, beside many other seabirds.
Accommodation in a hotel in Akhfenir.

Photographic highlights: Photographic highlights: Photographic highlights: Sand dunes and water birds of Lagoon Naila.


Day 8 – Akhfenir to Sidi Ifni / Mirleft

In the morning, we will drive back along the coast road to Mirleft. You will have another opportunity to explore and photograph the archways at Legzira beach.
Accommodation in a hotel in Sidi Ifni / Mirleft.

Photographic highlights: Rock archways at Legzira beach.


Day 9 – Mirleft to Essaouira

After breakfast, we will leave for Essaouira. The drive will be partially along the coast with beautiful view of the ocean. After arrival, we will explore Essaouira at the time of sunset.
Accommodation in a hotel in Essaouira.

Photographic highlights: The coastal town Essaouira.


Day 10 – Essaouira

The whole day will be a joyful exploration of this lovely city, the harbour and the beach and the colorful medina. Those who like to rest at the beach are free to enjoy the sun and some relaxation.
Accommodation in a hotel in Essaouira.

Photographic highlights: The coastal town Essaouira.


Day 11 – Essaouira to Marrakech

In the morning, you will have some more time to enjoy Essaouira, before we head back to Marrakech. After a final meeting and discussion on what we have learned on this photo tour, and sharing photos and stories, it is time to say “Good-by” or better “See you again”!