This excursion from Marrakech to Essaouira is a splendid opportunity to make a round trip in the same day, with which you can discover this ancient Portuguese city that was once called Mogador and also receives the nicknames of ‘the pearl of the Atlantic’ “Bride of the Atlantic” or “city of the wind”.
Essaouira is a stunning seaside city that receives ocean breezes from the Atlantic. It is the most bohemian region of all of Morocco and has a lovely fusion of nature and culture. Because Essaouira is home to renowned artisans who work with tuya wood and master artisans who work with goldsmiths, who create stunning handmade jewelry, you may also discover lovely Moroccan handicrafts here to purchase.
In this excursion to Essaouira you can also enjoy a gastronomy based mainly on fish and seafood.
On the way from Marrakech to Essaouira, you can visit the Argan trees that invade this part of the country. You also have the possibility if you wish to enter a cooperative to see live how the craftswomen extract the pure Argan oil of Morocco.
Both the bastions and the ramparts that encircle Essaouira are Portuguese in origin. Artists and photographers from all over the world travel there since it is such a picturesque city. As Essaouira boasts magnificent beaches with blond sand, you may stroll around and take in the ambiance of the city while taking in both its cultural and natural beauties on this tour. This city is the perfect location for water activities and a surfer’s heaven because of its wind. On the beach, you may also ride horses.
Below you will find all the details of our proposal, which we can modify according to your preferences, we adapt to all types of customers!
This excursion to Essaouira takes place from Marrakech, at the place we agree, such as the door of your accommodation. We advise you to meet at 7:30 am in order to make the most of the trip and the visit to the destination, although we can modify this time depending on the needs of the group.
We will pass through extensive Argan forests along the road, from which the priceless Argan oil is derived. We can stop at one of the local cooperatives to observe its traditional production, which currently focuses on alternative medicine and cosmetics in addition to food. When there are no stops, the anticipated travel time is 2.5 hours. However, since we’ll stop for just a moment along the route, the journey will take about three hours.
As a result, the return leg of this trip to Essaouira reaches this city around 10:00 am. This town, formerly known as Mogador and a Portuguese citadel, has several charming, historically significant areas hidden beyond its walls. As soon as you step foot on the ground and by taking part in one of the events planned and listed below, you can find them for yourself.
At approximately 15:30h or at the agreed time we will meet again to return to Marrakech, on a return trip without stops: about 2 hours and a half to arrive in the Red City at about 18:00h.
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There are several locations in Essaouira worth visiting:
We provide 1 Day excursion from Marrakech to Essaouira, so you may experience a country free of cliches, crowds, and restricted itineraries.
Here, we provide you with a list of frequently asked questions and our responses to our excursions to Morocco.
Yes, we do all of our journeys in a private vehicle with a driver that speaks your language.
All of our tours are in a private vehicle with a driver that is fluent in your local language. In the major cities, we’ll also offer a private guided walking tour of the medina with an official guide from the Tourism Ministry so you can learn everything about the city’s secrets.
Yes, a baby seat is included in our outings. Just remember to mention it while making your reservation.
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Morocco is a diverse country that serves as a gateway to Africa. Epic mountain ranges, ancient ruins, vast deserts, and kind people can all be found here.