Essaouira Day Trip: Unveiling the Coastal Charms of Morocco

  • 1 Day
  • Unlimited
  • English

Immerse yourself in the charming coastal town of Essaouira with our captivating day trip. We’ll pick you up from your Marrakech accommodation or the airport and head towards Essaouira, known as “Mogador.” En route, witness the fascinating Argan culture, where goats gracefully climb Argan trees. At a women’s co-operative, discover the secrets of Argan oil famous for its culinary, cosmetic, and medical properties.

Upon arrival in Essaouira, around 11 am, begin your exploration of this historic city. Marvel at the Skala Fortress, admire exquisite Thuya wood carvings crafted by local artisans, and wander through the vibrant medina alleys adorned with diverse handicrafts. Essaouira’s architecture reflects its rich history, including the influence of Portuguese occupation. With its characteristic blue doors and washed walls, the town is often called Morocco’s “Jewel of the Atlantics.”

During your visit, delve into the Mellah, the Jewish quarter, and enjoy the serene atmosphere at the beach. Essaouira is renowned for its annual “Gnawa music” festival, attracting musical groups from Africa and around the globe. Savor a delectable Moroccan lunch, featuring freshly caught and cooked fish, offering an authentic culinary experience.

After leisure time to savor the town’s delights, we’ll drive you back to Marrakech, where the tour concludes. Embark on this unforgettable journey and create cherished memories with our Essaouira day trip.


Price Includes

  • Pick up service from your accommodation in Marrakech
  • Professional English speaking driver
  • Drop off service at your accommodation in Marrakech
  • English speaking Local tour guide

Price Excludes

  • Entrance fees
  • Dinner / Lunches and drinks
  • The flights tickets to and from your homeland


What is included in the cost?

The fee includes the following for the whole tour:

  • Touring in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle
  • An English-speaking driver/guide
  • Accommodation (ex. day tours).

Where appropriate, the fee also includes:

  • A guided camel safari in the desert
  • A night with the nomads of the Sahara
  • Official guide’s fee in the imperial cities – Marrakech and Fez.

During the tour, you will need to pay for Lunches. Drinks. Tips.


What if I don’t want to do all of a tour?

We are flexible and all the tours can be modified to suit your specific needs and interests. If you have a different route in mind please let us know and we will offer a tour tailored to your specific requirements.

How do I book a tour?

Please contact us by e-mail or telephone as detailed on the page. We will then be able to discuss and agree on an itinerary that suits you. When you wish to confirm the booking a 20% deposit will be required at least two weeks before the start of your tour.

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