Essaouira is a medieval city known for its annual festival of Gnaoua music. The UNESCO considers the city to be an international heritage. There are many other things to admire during your Essaouira day trip from Marrakech such as its pleasant weather, place Moulay El Hassan, La Skala,the port, the ramparts, and the Jewish district 'Derb Lealouj'. thanks to the ocean breeze, Essaouira benefits from cool air.
Enjoy a private tour to Essaouira from Marrakech. This town was an old Portuguese citadel and behind its walls, hide many picturesque places full of history, which you can start discovering yourself once you arrive there
• Visit the fishing port of Essaouira and see the local fishermen return to the interior with their catch.
• Visit Skala Kasbah, which was a wartime citadel
• Visit some of the beautiful art galleries of Essaouira scattered in the Medina
• Stroll through the Medina of Essaouira, which can be easily explored as the streets are aligned in front of all the streets of
• Leisure store for some local souvenirs
• Have a seafood lunch at the port stalls or in a local restaurant terrace
• Have a walk along 6 km of sandy beach while visiting the beach of Sidi Kaouki
Swap Marrakesh for a day exploring beautiful Essaouira. You’ll have the ultimate stress-free day with hotel pickup and drop-off included. Travel between dispersed sites in a comfortable vehicle with a guide to explain the sites you see. Highlights include visiting an Argan oil cooperative, seeing Bab Al Minzah Clock Tower, Bab Sebaa, and the beautiful historic souks. You’ll also have time to explore the port area and walk on the beach.
During this Essaouira tour you'll discover another part of the moroccans lifestyle, the weekly markets where locals go to purchase each week, all their daily needs and goods. You'll enjoy a rich berber breakfast among the locals.
- Get introduced to the Moroccan lifestyle
- Travel back in time centuries ago
- Unique & Original tour
- Live the locals experience
- Discover the Moroccan culture
- Learn to bargain
I will give you more than a history lesson and tour; I will help you understand the culture and and feel part of the community during our time. I will introduce you to people who are masters of their things and you will feel honored to learn from them. You'll never be able to eat sardines anywhere else after you've eaten them fresh off the boat and grilled especially for you.
We organize guided Morocco desert trip with hotel pick up.
3 days Desert Tour from Essaouira to Sahara in Morocco camel trip :
Pick up from your riad / reach you in your hotel in Essaouira
Transport in comfortable A/C vehicle
English speaking guide / driver.
Dinners and breakfasts
Accommodation in hotels / riads
Camel ride in Merzouga desert
Sleeping in Sahara camp - tent.
NOT INCLUDED :
Drinks and lunch
• Discover the countryside around Diabat / Essaouira on the dromedary
• Move on without stress and ecologically with the lovable dromedaries
• Bring the whole family; an activity for young and old; suitable for children as for seniors
• Take a trip to the rhythm of the quiet step of the dromedary
Drive North, past Surfe's Paradise, Kilometres of secluded beaches and rocky coastline to Morocco's equivalent of St Tropez where Orson Wells filmed Othello, Ridley Scott's Kingdom of Heaven, and where Jimi Hendrix and Cat Stevens cavorted in the swinging 60's. Wander though the port, the ramparts of the Skala, and carpenters at work, Sample the local delicacies during a seafood lunch .
Venture into this magnificent city with this private full day tour where you can enjoy the medina, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and its many beaches and monuments such as the Great Mosque or Orson Welles Square known for the Othello movie.
- SAVE COVID-19 SAFE - As this is a private tour we take care of maintaining social distance
Essaouira is a charming old coastal city. To reach it, we cross the beautiful scenery of the R207 road to the coast. On the way, we will stop to see the argan trees where the goats climb on the low branches and feed, it is a fascinating spectacle and an absolute must when it comes to be photographed. Along the way, we will stop at a women's cooperative where they produce argan oil. Our trip to Essaouira arrives in the resort and the port city where you will see the vast expanse of the North Atlantic Ocean. Old brass cannons line and the ramparts protect the waterfront against ancient invasions. There are several modern restaurants in the port city and this updated culture combines very well with the history of the city. You'll feel like you're drifting in a time machine as you move from a modern cafe to a dilapidated house in the medina a few feet away. Essaouira is a popular stopover point for most tourists visiting Morocco and you will see just why when you visit it.
1h quad bike with departure from Diabat (village located at 3 km from Essaouira). The bike will be shared between the forest and the beach. If needed, you will first be introduced to driving the quad before departure. Children <12 yo will share a quad with an adult.
Pickup point: accommodation in Marrakech
Time of departure: 8:00 AM
Duration: 1 day
Highlights of the day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira:
• Stop to see goats climbing argan trees;
• Visit a Women’s Cooperative that produces argan oil;
• Free time in Essaouira, a small medieval city also known as Mogador, located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean (approximately a 3 hours drive from Marrakech);
• Enjoy a tour of the old port, stroll along the harbor side and admire the Skala fortress with its ramparts and ancient cannons;
• Visit the Medina of Essaouira, registered as a World Heritage site by UNESCO;
• Have a walk on the beach and see the windsurfers in action;
Start the trip to Essaouira from Marrakech at 8 AM, the mountain range of the Atlas, whose peaks are recently covered with snow, on the right, threatening clouds is thickening. We stop for a first stop in a cafe on the outskirts of Sidi Mokhtar. At the edge of the roads huge puddles, testimony to the heavy rains of the night. Near a plantation of argan we stop to take some photos of greedy goats’ intent on feeding the seeds of argan in the branches of a tree.
At 8 AM we will pick-up you from your accommodation hotel, Riad, train station for a full day adventure in Essaouira mogador, including:
• Explore the beautiful seaside town of Essaouiraon a full-day-tour from Marrakech.
• Explore Essaouira'straditional port
• Discover its long and interesting history;
• See the ramparts and the Old Town, full of medieval architecture at its finest;
• Enjoy a relaxing walk along the beach,
• Enjoy a local meal of fish in the port or in a local restaurant
• Visit of a cooperative of argan oil
here is an invigorating sensation from the ocean breeze as soon as you set foot on the immaculate sand., you will also admire the view of goats on trees. Essaouira is a medieval city known for its annual festival of Gnaoua music.
Discover the calm and colourful streets of the Essaouira with your guide starting by exploring the walls of the Skala, the municipal market, the neighbourhood of jewellers and artisans. Shops along the streets sell a variety of beautiful handmade items, such as wood products, leather products and carpets. After some free time for lunch, we head to the wild beach of Sidi Kaouki, among the most famous beaches for water sports and relaxation. Late the afternoon departure to Agadir crossing the Atlantic coast of Morocco.
The second day After breakfast, around 9 am we start our tour of the city of Agadir by a Visit of the Kasbah of Agadir Oufla located in the upper part of the city, It is a fortress that dominates the city and the beach, at a height of 236 meters. Your driver will take you to visit the garden of birds housed in the heart of the city passing by the Agadir Marina. After lunch in a restaurant on the Cornish, you take a free visit to Souk El Had, the main market of the city.
Cover the highlights of Essaouira in a single outing from Marrakech. With this tour, get your bearings upon arrival with a private guided tour, before spending the afternoon exploring Essaouira independently. See the bustling fishing port, the Skala du Port fortress, and browse the medina for craft goods. Transport is included, with the journey to Essaouira broken up by a visit to a women’s argan cooperative and photo stops to capture Morocco’s famous tree-climbing goats.
This walk offers participants the opportunity to discover and appreciate the wide wild beaches of the Atlantic coast of Essaouira on the back of an animal that has been a friend of man since the dawn of history.
The private day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech is one of the good experiences you can do in one day out of Marrakech. The trip drive requires less than 3 hours.
Your day trip will start towards Essaouira around 8 a.m. The drive begins through the plains of Haouz and across the vast landscape and villages. There will be stops along the way, first you will have a stop for refreshment, then drive to see the amazing view of the goats climbing Argan trees.
Next stop will a visit the to one the women's cooperative for Argan products, you will see the Argan extracted and get some information about the benefits of the products made of the Argan oil.
Before arriving a few miles to Essaouira you have a unique stop to see the beautiful panoramic view of the city from the top.
Depart from your Riad in Marrakech towards Essaouira, this city lies on the Atlantic Ocean. Essaouira has a constant temperature of 20 degrees Celsius throughout the year. The famous freshly grilled fish is served in the harbor and also in the medina where Thuja woodworkers and silver workers work under the old Portuguese city walls that protect the city from the sea. A private city guide will guide you around this charming walkable medina. This city is recommended year round, especially in the summer when it’s very hot in Marrakech. We return back to Marrakech later in the evening. • Enjoy an orientation walk of Essaouira old town. • Enjoy a long walk around the beach of Essaouira • Visit the port, the old medina and the market • The funny things you can see are goats that climb Argan trees. • Visit cooperative of Berber women producing Argan oil.7
Essaouira is a beautiful coastal town[medina] set on the Atlantic Ocean. Listed as a World Heritage Site, you will soon realise why. There are old ramparts with mounted brass cannons so the city could defend the walls from ancient invaders. There are several restaurants and Essaouira is famous for the fish and seafood cafes serving the daily catch . The large promenade on the beachfront has a sandy beach for bathers and a tour around the fish market is recommended.
This tour gives you the opportunity to discover the wealth of the city of Essaouira both culturally and ecologically. With our guide who will accompany you during your experience, you will join the useful to the pleasant, learning a lot about the region and its inhabitants.
Pick up from your hotel in Marrakech by your private car/driver and guide for the tour.
Drive (3 hours) to the coastal town of Essaouira where you will have several hours to explore.
On the way back to Marrakech visit an Argan Oil Cooperative.
Tour price includes the transport and driver, guide for tour, visit to the Argan Oil Copperative.
It doesn't include food and drinks or tips