Dive into one of Morocco’s old coastal towns on this private day trip from Marrakech. Traveling by private minivan with a personal guide, journey to Essaouira, formerly Mogador, on the Atlantic coast, stopping at an argan oil co-operative on route. Then, explore Essaouira at leisure: admiring the historical houses, blue-painted fishing boats, and 18th-century ramparts, and discovering the UNESCO-listed medina, craft shops, and seafood restaurants. Tour includes private guiding, and Marrakech hotel pickup and drop-off.
Full-day private Marrakech to Essaouira Mogador day trip
Visit the fortified old fishing port of Essaouira, formerly known as Mogador
Explore the walled, UNESCO-listed medina and 18th-century seafront 'skala' (fort)
Enjoy the laid-back vibe and colorful galleries and craft shops
Feast on fresh fish and seafood at the restaurants (own expense)
Stop at an argan co-operative to see how this precious oil is processed
Includes air-conditioned minivan transport, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Marrakech