From Marrakesh: Day Tour to Essaouira

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From Marrakesh: Day Tour to Essaouira

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Visit the beach and famous port of Essaouira on a day trip from Marrakesh. Take a guided tour of the port and discover the marvelous Argan oil with a visit to a women's co-operative manufacturing this famous product.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 9 hours
Starting times 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish, Arabic
Pickup included
Your hotel, riad, or any other accommodation in Marrakech center. If your location is not accessible by car, a meeting point will be provided instead.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Argan manufacturing and all its possible uses in cooking and cosmetics
  • Visit the traditional port of Essaouira
  • Visit the old medina, full of craftsmen, weavers, jewelers, and more
  • Relax on a beautiful beach
Full description
Your trip starts with pickup at approximately 8:00 AM from your accommodation in Marrakesh. In a new, comfortable, and air-conditioned car, start off for your unforgettable day tour to Essaouira, known for its beauty and serenity. During the 2-hour ride, make a stop at the "goat tree", an unforgettable Argan tree with goats perched in it. Once in Essaouira, discover this charming and musical city which will surprise you with its straight streets, designed by the French. Enjoy free time walk to visit the old ports and the local seafood markets. Your driver can suggest the perfect place for lunch, where you can have a delicious seafood meal in front of the sea. Visit a co-operative of Berber women who produce Argan oil, and learn more from them about this wonderful product. See the old bronze cannons facing the Atlantic Ocean and wander through the markets and cedar woodworking shops. After you finish your free time by yourself in Essaouira, your driver will take you back to Marrakesh for a 6:30 PM arrival.
Includes
  • Transportation in a new air-conditioned vehicle with a professional driver
  • Diesel
  • Transportation insurance
  • Food
  • Personal expenses
COVID-19 precautions

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

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

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What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 180 reviews

Review summary

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  • Value for money
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It was a worthy trip! Our driver was careful. We had s very calm and relaxing road trip with a well-prepared playlist. During the trip Aymane gave us information about culture and history of Morocco. We stopped to see goats “climb” in one tree! I personally didn’t fancy the moment but after Aymane exploration I enjoyed playing with a little baby goat that was On the ground. We also stopped in an argan oil, very interesting. When we arrived in Essaouira, our driver gave us some tips to get lost in the coastal city and enjoy our time. After all, our driver took us back to Marrakech and left us safe at the Riad.

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February 24, 2020

Amazing trip! The pick-up was communicated a day before and the guys picking us up were punctual. Also, the car was really comfortable and modern. Even had good wifi. We had little over 4 hours to spend in Essaouira, we made some stops on the road (as stated in the description: argan goat tree, argan cooperative, Essaouira panoramic view and a stop for coffee at the beginning) and the drivers (Redouane and Mohamed) were really nice, funny, communicative and took really good care of us! Would recommend this trip!

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February 15, 2020

In total, we were brought to Essaouria in a group of 12 people. The stops were as stated and were kept short in duration, but no pressure was exerted to have to continue quickly. The pick-up went smoothly in both Marrakech and Essaouria, the agreed place and time were kept. In Essaouria we could move freely. We really liked the drivers, who directly informed about possible costs, e.g. small tip on the goat tree, avoiding photos with the camels during the stopover and above all that and possibly guides want to lead through Essaouria and speak directly after we have stopped. As a result, we came back and forth relaxed and could spend a nice day in Essaouria and enjoy the city with the people and the sun on the sandy beach. The only point of criticism was that the return transport took over an hour longer than stated.

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February 5, 2020

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