Day trip

From Marrakech: Essaouira Full-Day Trip

From Marrakech: Essaouira Full-Day Trip

Activity provider: Marrakesh Travel Services
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From US$ 25.40 US$ 22.86 per person

Enjoy a day trip to Essaouira, on the coast of Morocco. See the Medina, the beach and visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 10 hours - 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from all Marrakech hotels. For guest houses and riads, the pickup will be from the nearest point accessible by van. This location will be provided the day before the activity.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Itinerary
4 - 18 hours
  • Marrakech

  • 3 hours
  • Photo stop, coffee

  • Essaouira (lunch, guided tour)

  • 3 hours
  • Marrakech

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Discover the beautiful city of Essaouira on a day trip
  • Admire the port, the market, and the jeweler's quarter
  • Enjoy the visit of the beach
  • Visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil
Full description

Discover Essaouira on this day trip with a local guide. Explore the port city's breathtaking sights and streets, and see local markets and jewelers.

Depart Marrakech in the morning and head to beautiful Essaouira on the Atlantic Coast. Once you arrive at the port city, formerly known as Mogador, you will have time to enjoy the charming sights of Essaouira.

Take pictures of its ocher-colored walls, the beautiful and vibrant Moulay El Hassan square, the markets also known as souks, as well as the little streets of the city's old Medina.

Then, enjoy a lunch of fresh fish in a local restaurant. During your trip, you'll also visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil, see the local markets, and wow at the gems in the jeweler's quarter.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Bilingual driver
  • Tour guide
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking in the vehicle
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 2341 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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En general todo estupendo. Hay que decir que algunas cosas son mejorables para que sea genial. El guía no contaba muchas cosas si no le preguntabas, el tema de las cabras es una turistada del 15, y lo del aceite de Argán igual. Ojo con los precios en este último, son precios del norte de Europa, mejor comprar en otros sitios.

August 12, 2022

Very good experience if you spend several days in Marrakech to escape the heat of the city. Very nice ride. You are not obliged to buy anything from the cooperative if you do not want to. Essaouria a fishing village more relaxed than Marrakech. I recommend taking a jacket or scarf as it is very windy (even if you go in August). We ate in a restaurant in a square (we decided not to eat in the two that the guide recommended) and it was super good and cheap (45dh salad menu, grilled sardines and dessert). Recommendable!!

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August 7, 2022

Essaouira definitely worths the trip. It's a very nice town, on the sea, with a totally different vibe compared to Marrakesh. I loved it. Small enough to be visited in one day. The transfer was good but you have to keep in mind that this is not a guided tour, the guide will explain just few things and we were a very big group as we were put together with other tourists cars. So you will mostly have time to go around by yourself, which might be nice but I wish I had more explanations from the guide and with a smaller group.

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July 27, 2022

Product ID: 56046