Coastal Hike

Berber ride from Agadir to Essaouira

The wild Atlantic coast, between the Atlas mountains, palm groves, desert dunes, cliffs and wild beaches, discovering the Berbers, their villages and their argan oil... does that speak to you?_cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_

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Summary program: 

Duration: 8 days and 7 nights, including 6 days on horseback 

Day 1: Arrival at Agadir airport, transfer and night with us.

Day 2-7: 6-day hike from Agadir to Essaouira (or in the opposite direction, from Essaouira to Agadir) with nights in a bivouac

Day 8: transfer to Essaouira airport and departure.

700 euro pp

+ €50 if < 6 participants

+ €100 if < 3 participants  

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Dream bivouac, 1000 stars!

Detailed program :

1st day: Agadir Airport - TAGHAZOUT / IMI OUADDAR:

Arrival at Agadir airport (or Essaouira or Marrakech)

Optional : Transfer by taxi to our house near the ocean, in Imi Ouaddar.

  • Via Agadir airport: €35/taxi, 1 hour drive.  

  • Via Essaouira airport: 75€/taxi, 2h30 drive

  • Via Marrakech airport: 100€/taxi, 3h drive

We will try to group participants in taxis in order to share the transfer costs. 

Optional : Welcome, evening meal in our house and night in a neighboring apartment   (25€ pp).

 

2nd day: AGHROUDE - TAMRI:

Breakfast and transfer to the starting point of the hike in Aghroude. Allocation of horses, putting in the saddle. Day in the hinterland, the mountain, crossing oasis, palm groves. Night in a bivouac in the hinterland in Tamri, next to a cultivated palm grove. 

 

Day 3: TAMRI - TELDI: 

Morning in the mountains, the hinterland. We follow the Tamri wadi. Afternoon in the desert dunes dotted with Tamarisk and pink sandstone rocks. Then we go up along the coast on cliffs. Night at the bivouac on the edge of a cliff with a view of the ocean, in Tildi 

Day 4: TELDI - IMERDIDSEN:

We cross Berber villages and fields bordered by low stone walls. 

Crossing a forest of argan trees, hills with fields and small villages.  

Afternoon along the cliffs overlooking the ocean. Night in bivouac at the edge of the cliffs near the ocean in Imardidsen. 

 

Day 5: IMERDIDSEN - TAFDNA  :

Departure from Aftas Imerdidssen. We follow the coast and the cliffs. Very beautiful panoramic views of the wild rocky coast which lead us to Cap Tafelney. At the end of the day, descent to the dunes of Tafdna, to a deserted beach, for a gallop to the fishing village. Night in bivouac in Tafedna in a family farm.

Note: depending on the tide schedule, it is possible to canter on the beach in the morning or in the afternoon.

 

6th day: TAFDNA - SIDI KAOUKI:  

Crossing fields and argan orchards, then Berber villages. Short break at the small waterfalls of the Marabout of Sidi M'Barek. The hike ends with a gallop on huge beaches to Sidi Kaouki. Night in bivouac on the beach of Sidi Kaouki.

 

7th day: SIDI KAOUKI - ESSAOUIRA - SIDI KAOUKI:  

Deserted beaches and fishing villages, small village, descent into the dunes until you see the city of Essaouira in the distance. Instead of joining the tourist area of Essaouira, we go up the dunes to cap sim to take a picnic break in a cave, feet in the ocean (possibility of swimming). In the afternoon we bypass the track to reach the beach to the hostel.


Optional : Evening meal and night with our team in a hostel with swimming pool in Sidi Kaouki (35€pp)
Optional : possibility of having an evening of traditional Gnawa music (supplement to be expected, contact us)

 

8th day: SIDI KAOUKI - Essaouira Airport:

Breakfast. Free day. Possibility in Sidi Kaouki to surf, caitsurf, quad, camel, ...  Possibility to visit the pleasant medina of Essaouira with its ramparts, its artists, its port, its alleys and enjoy a hammam. Otherwise you stay and enjoy the calm at the hostel's swimming pool.

Optional : Transfer by taxi:  

  • to Essaouira airport: 15€/taxi, 15 minutes drive

  • to Marrakech airport: 75€/taxi, 2h30 drive

  • to Agadir airport: €75/taxi, 3h30 drive.

We will try to group participants in taxis in order to share the transfer costs. 

A video that summarizes the coastal hike in the Essaouira direction towards Agadir (until Teldi, day 2 and 3 of our program are missing in this video)

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Tasty meals that will thrill your taste buds!

Agadir Dune Desert Day 3 Between Tamri and Teldi

Note that we don't always gallop here.

Video of the coast in the Essaouira direction towards Agadir 

Day 3: Tamri - Teldi

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The very first ride of Amazir Cheval from Agadir to Essaouira, in 2015! Since then, our routes have evolved.

Customize / modify the program: 

  • Do not hesitate to extend your stay to enjoy Morocco! Our team will be able to advise you on site, otherwise Manon can already offer you some ideas of things to visit. 

  • It is possible to do this  hike in 4 or 5 days, not necessarily in 6 days. The 4-day trek ends in Tafedna and the 5-day trek ends in Sidi Kaouki. 

  • Do not hesitate to contact us to send us your sporting or cultural expectations , if you need special support, souvenirs to take away... We can thus emphasize a particular point and warn future registrants. of the "trend" of this trip. 

From Taghazout to Kaouki: 5 dayson horseback, 4 nights in bivouac  :600 euros 

650 eurospp for groups of less than 6 participants

700 euro pp for groups of less than 3 participants

​​From Taghazout to Tafedna: 4 dayson horseback, 3 nights in bivouac  :470 euros

530 eurospp for groups of less than 6 participants

580 eurospp for groups of less than 3 participants

Price of the complete hike of the program:

(day 2 to 7)

The Best! 

​​From Taghazout to Essaouira: 6 dayson horseback, 5 nights in bivouac  :700 euro

750 eurospp for groups of less than 6 participants

800 europp for groups of less than 3 participants

Dates
Rando
Durée
Logement
Prix
Statut
Disponibilités
Remarques
18 au 29.09.2022
Essaouira à Agadir
12 jours
Bivouac
1 180€
Départ garanti
5 places
6 jours à cheval + séjour
21 au 27.09.2022
Essaouira à Taghazout
7 jours
Bivouac
800€
Départ garanti
5 places
6 jr cheval + 1 jr habitant
29.09 au 03.10.2022
journées à l'écurie
1 à 4j
Hôtel
65 €/j
Départ garanti
10 places
recherche participants
04 au 08.10.2022
Taghazout à Kaouki
5 jours
Bivouac
600€
Départ garanti
1 place
10 au 15.10.2022
Essaouira - Taghazout
6 jours
Bivouac
700€
Départ garanti
8 places
16 au 19.10.2022
journées à l'écurie
1 à 4j
Hôtel
65 €/j
Départ garanti
10 places
recherche participants
20 au 24.10.2022
Taghazout - Essaouira
5 jours
Bivouac
600€
Départ garanti
3 places
Sous condition
25 au 27.10.2022
Auberge Kaouki
1-2-3 j
Auberge
65€/j
Départ garanti
5 places
en option : massages
28 au 31.10.2022
Auberge Kaouki
4 jours
Auberge
430€
Départ garanti
5 places
en option : massages
08 au 13.11.2022
ZAGORA désert
6 jours
Bivouac
700 €
Départ garanti
5 places
14 au 19.11.2022
ZAGORA désert
6 jours
Bivouac
700€
Départ garanti
1 place
21 au 26.11.2022
ZAGORA désert
6 jours
Bivouac
700€
Départ garanti
10 places
recherche participants
28.11 au 03.12
ZAGORA désert
6 jours
Bivouac
700€
en projet
10 places
recherche participants
~12 au 19.12
Agadir à Essaouira
4-5-6 jours
Bivouac
en projet
10 places
20 au 23.12.2022
Auberge Kaouki
1 à 4 j
Auberge
Départ garanti
7 places
en option : massages
~24 au 30.12
Taghazout à Tafedna
4-5-6 jours
Bivouac
en projet
10 places
~13 au 20.03.23
Essaouira à Agadir
6 jours
Bivouac
700€
Dates à préciser mais confirmé
8 places
~16 au 22.10.23
Zagora
6 jours
Bivouac
700€
en projet

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