Full Day Trip to Essaouira from Marrakech
Travel from the desert to the sea on a guided, full-day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira, and explore an ancient city in a stunning landscape. Visit the artisans that harvest argan oil and Moroccan rugs, and discover Essaouira’s most vivid sights. Walk along the bristling cannons of the harbor-side skala and discover the town’s souks, where vendors display aromatic spices, brilliant cloth and gleaming silver. Step beneath the stone arch of the old gates, and study traditional weapons and elaborate costumes at the Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdalla Museum.
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Family friendly
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Free Hotel pickup and drop-off included
What You Can Expect :
You will be picked up from Marrakech in the morning to start your journey to Essaouira. Stop for a coffee break followed by a visit to a women’s argan oil co-operative on the way. Arrive in Essaouira and set out for a city tour.
Visit the skala, famous for its rows of gigantic cannons that faces out to the Atlantic ocean. Tour a municipal market, visit the jewellery district and discover Moroccan craft shops in the medina. There are plenty of fine seafood restaurants in the city to choose from for your lunch (own expense).
After your break, resume your tour and explore the main square, which is just across the port and where most cafes, patisseries and restaurants are located. The rest of the day is spent at leisure for you to enjoy the charm of this resort before making your way back to Marrakech in the evening, where your tour will end.
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not Included :
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entrance fees
Departure TimePlease arrive by 07:45 AM for a prompt departure at 08:00 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 6:00 PM.
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and sun glaces.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
- Departure point : Your hotel or a designated central location in Marrakech.
- Departure time : 07:45 am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
- Duration : 9 hours (approx.).
- Return details : Returns to original departure point.