Essaouira Full Day Trip from Marrakech

1 day
year-round
17 pax



Essaouira Full Day Trip from Marrakech

Today we’re going to visit a city located on the windy Atlantic coast, about two hours southwest of Marrakesh, is the small city of Essaouria. “Swerah,” as locals call it, or it’s old Portuguese name “Mogador. This blue seaside town combines some of the best of what Morocco has to offer — excellent beaches, great food and vibrant culture and one of the famous music «Gnaoua» — with a chill atmosphere that isn’t as prominent in other parts of the country.


Itinerary day by day


Marrakech - Essaouira - Marrakech

Our day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira starts at 8 from your hotel and will take you on a spectacular drive through rich valleys filled with orange groves, ancient olive and Argan trees and working farms as you approach the coast. In about one hour drive we will jump out to grab a cup of mint tea or coffee and we will carry on driving until we reach a bizarre sight of tree goats’ phenomenon where you’ll be spellbound to snap some pictures  of cloven-hoofed goats onto the Argan trees.

Once you arrive in Essaouira, prepare to be blown away by this tranquil spot, with a medina that is surrounded by walls, bazaars that are easy to navigate and with beaches that are surprisingly great spots for surfing. The one time Portuguese trading post of Essaouira has a rustic feel that makes you feel as though you are stepping back in time.

Located on the windy Atlantic coast, about two hours southwest of Marrakesh, is the small city of Essaouria. “Swerah,” as locals call it, or it’s old Portuguese name “Mogador’’. This blue seaside town combines some of the best of what Morocco has to offer — excellent beaches, great food and vibrant culture and one of the famous music « Gnaoua » — with a chill atmosphere that isn’t as prominent in other parts of the country

The laid back, peaceful coastal town of Essaouira found on the west of Morocco is the perfect place to relax, unwind and put those bartering and haggling skills to rest for a bit. The ancient citadel on the West Atlantic coast of Africa literally means ‘‘wall’’ in the Berber language, travelers from all over the world stop by here to experience the very special weather and explore its diverse, captivating history and sample its fresh seafood.

After a day of sightseeing, return back to your accommodation in Marrakech.


Not Included

Morocco Social Impact Travel exists to authentically connect you, not only to Morocco’s incredible destinations. We want you to touch and feel the good quality of our local families home-cooked meals and to taste the ras el hanout and the saffron and more other commonly used spices in our Delicious local & seasonal cuisine, such as seven vegetable Couscous, flavorful Tagines & creative soups & vegetables, plus Tanjia and Rfisa, mint tea and pistachios. Plus, enjoy a hands-on cooking class so you can impress friends & family back home. Gluten free or vegan? We've got you covered!

While in Morocco we are pleased to support the wonderful work of Ennajah Association and Chabab Time, two nonprofit organizations. the first one based in Zagora and aims to create sustainable development in community through The Fight Against School Dropouts of girls by providing transportation and providing water for the population ...

The second one is based in Rabat but works all over Morocco and aims to motivate young people to actively participate in Public life. We may also pick a local Berber school to donate supplies & small toys, spreading joy in simple ways, and giving a bit back to the local people of the area.

Last but not least, we want you to have the opportunity to give back, to support vulnerable families in meaningful ways. To build authentic connections and know that your visit matters. That when you leave, you’ll take carpets and Argan oil and lanterns and photographs and memories, but you’ll also leave a mark that made a difference.

We, in Morocco Social Impact Travel « MSITravels », care about our customers and their comfort. Thus, we offer different kind of transportation depending on the number of travelers and the chosen tour. E.g. if the tour is off-road we will offer a 4 wheels drive car for each 4 customers maximum. Otherwise we have 7 seats Minivan, Minibus for 17 travelers and Coach for more than 17 travelers.

Included:

        Eng, Fr or Spanish-speaking professional driver/tour guide

        Private Transportation: Minivan

        Air-conditioned vehicle

        Visit to women's cooperatives

        Toll road fees, fuel charges and all taxes

        Transport Insurance

         Wifi on board

         An opportunity to meet up with locals

Excluded:

×        Flights

×        Travel Insurance

×        Gratuities

×        Additional services

×        Drinks

×        Anything mentioned not in ‘included’


- Booking -


Starting from

180.00€

Price varies by group size




Adults

Child (-10)



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