discoveries, excursions & experiences in southern morocco

At Dar al Hossoun, you can enjoy the tranquility of the place whilst walking around the gardens, painting, taking pictures, swimming or enjoying some traditional Moroccan cuisine at our cookery classes, or simply relaxing at the Spa or by the pool.

For those who wish to have a more active time, there are plenty to choose from: hikes, taxis, or carriage rides, visits to the souks and tannery nearby, discovery of the “lost” valley of the High or Anti-Atlas region, Berber villages and tours of private homes and gardens.

Having travelled across Morocco for over 20 years and settled in Taroudant since 2009, we live and work in southern Morocco and would be happy to share with you our experiences, our outlook and stories during some of the many walks and trips we offer on a one-to-one basis.
Taroudant is the perfect place to discover the Souss area: Taroudant, the surrounding valleys and mountains, Agadir and the Atlantic coast…



1200dhs / pers. (from 2 people).

Departure 9H15 return 17H30.

Accompaniment, guided tours, tea, lunch and transportation included (8h00 approximately)For lovers of culture and historical heritage, we will guide you to discover the most beautiful fortified collective granaries of Morocco.

Originally each Amazigh (Berber) village had its agadir or igherm (igoudar plural). Population, crops, seeds, jewelry… were sheltered in these fortified constructions. Each family had a private cell inside the walls where there was also a small mosque, underground water tanks and a prison, enough to hold a siege!.Heritage of exception with great architectural value some igoudar have been the subject of exceptional restorations.

A 1H15 from Dar al Hossoun, the doors of several Igoudars (granaries) that are dating back more than 700 years will be opened for you by Lamin (“the trusted man) appointed by the population and still keeper of the keys. A traditional tea will be served in the agadir. In the immensity of the Anti-Atlas landscapes, you will continue the road towards the Kasbah of Tizourgane, “the small Carcassonne”, granite granary dating from the XIII century. A fortress
became kasbah with the construction of dwellings within the enclosure itself in the XVI century.

Lunch served on the terrace of the fortress, the plateaus of the Anti-Atlas at your feet. On the way you will be able to stroll through a colorful traditional weekly souk. This popular place of the Moroccan life will offer you a trip in the time (Wednesdays and Sundays in Aït Baha, Thursdays in the small village of Khémis Ougnidif). 



590dhs / pers. (from 2 people).

Support, lunch and transport in a horse-drawn carriage included (4h approx.).

We propose to discover Taroudant, its souks, the tannery, the Salam Palace…

Departure from Dar al Hossoun in a horse-drawn carriage, a tour of the ramparts and then discovery of the medina and its souks.

A stop at the tannery to discover the treatment of the skins and the manufacture of local leather goods in the tanners’ stalls (very reasonable rates).

A walk in the city center will allow you to discover the framework and the way of life of the Roudanese families…

Discovery of Sidi or Sidi, one of the oldest houses (made of adobe) of Taroudant and its collection of rare plants. Lunch on the spot.

Before returning, we will take you to the Salam Palace, former residence of the Pasha of Taroudant and former mythical hotel… a refreshment will be served on the spot, before your return trip in a horse-drawn carriage, to Dar al Hossoun



730dhs / pers. (from 2 persons).(from 2 persons)

Accompaniment and transportation included (Duration: about 4 hours)

In the medina of Taroudant and outside the ramparts, we offer a guided tour of 4 to 6 houses and private gardens, including Dar al Hossoun and Al Borj (program according to availability of places).

Note: the visit program may change according to the availability of the places. Please consult us beforehand for any details on the possible program.

Lunch included, in Sidi or Sidi, during the visit.

Closed parking at disposal.

QUAD RAID - private tour with our guide

Taroudan en quad dar al Hossoun

From 450 dhs / 2 pers minimum. (2 hours) departure directly from Taroudant, accompanied by a guide

Between the Atlas and Anti-Atlas mountains, you will ride along the tracks of the Roudanaise countryside in complete safety with a guide.
You’ll discover the landscapes around Taroudant, with their argan trees, mud villages, wadis, etc.

Accessible to all from 16 years in a stroll or much more sporty for adults who wish!

Allow 2 hours.

Departure from Taroudant.
Minimum 2 people

For this excursion, please note the following points:
Cover your whole body,
Wear trainers

Choice of price:
. 450dhs per person with their own quad for 2 hours
. 550dhs for 1 quad for 2 people (i.e. 275dhs per person)

TAROUDANT BY BIKE - Private tour with our guide

Taroudan velo dar al Hossoun

550 dhs / 10 pers max. (approx. 2h30 hours) departure directly from Dar Al Hossoun, Lunch included at Dar Al Hossoun

Private tour for a sporty and unusual discovery of Taroudant

You will leave Dar Al Hossoun and walk along the Oued Al Ouaár (magnificent canyons) to the ramparts and old gates of Taroudant, its pink medina, the old Mellah and its Jewish cemetery, the Kasbah and of course the many streets and squares of Taroudant, the oldest mosque in the city and its medersa (Koranic school dating from the 16th century) etc…

As you stroll along, you’ll discover craftsmen hard at work, colourful stalls selling magnificent fruit and vegetables, the smell of spices and olives, etc…

On your return, a healthy lunch will be waiting for you at Dar Al Hossoun.

Approximately 2h30 depending on your pedalling speed. Don’t hesitate to ask your guide to make all the stops you want (to take photos, admire the scenery or simply take a break).

Preferably in the morning, departing at 10.00 am (please book the day before at the latest).