ID : AP0063
- Explore Essaouira's traditional port, and discover its long and interesting history
- See the ramparts and the Old Town, full of medieval architecture at its finest
- Enjoy a relaxing walk along the beach, historically famous for its fishing, and more recently as a windsurfing destination
Essaouira excursion from Marrakech is a unique day trip experience to visit Mogador, the medieval Portuguese citadel of Essaouira, known also for its famous international GNAOUA music festival, at the 60's-70's the city was named HIPPY LAND by BOB MARLEY as well Jimmy Hendrix has spend many years in the city during the 70's testifying his musical richness, love for freedom and his opening to the world.
This day tour is designed to allow you to fully enjoy your time and can be customized to meet your interests. A professional driver with a comfortable 4x4 or mini van will meet you at your accommodation, your experience start at 8:00am, you will drive a hight way for 2h30 until Essaouira, the region is very famous for the production of the Argan oil and along the road many women cooperatives are based on this rural region, ask your driver he will be happy to stop in a cooperative for a quick visit.
Arriving to Essaouira, you will meet your professional tour guide who will take you for a walking tour through the medina of Essaouira, its local souks, the fish port and Portuguese castels, he will be happy to introduce to you the simple way of life, the history, costumes and culture of local population of Essaouira. Then you will move to a pretty local restaurant known for fish speciality (vegetarian option available) to taste the local dishes.
After lunch, you continue visiting other parts of the old medina and the fortifies castel, also a walk by the wide beach with sea breeze could be a moment of inspiration and happiness :)
You will leave Essaouira around 4:30pm and drive back to your accommodation at Marrakech.
- Hotel Pick up and dropp off
- Professional driver and comfortable trasportation
- Tour guide to visit Essaouira
- Lunch with local specialities
- Bottle of water
What's not Included
- Personal expences
Know before you go
Please add your accommodation address on the reservation form.
Free: free cancellation until 1 day before the activity starting date.
The hotel pickups collect/return are included in the price, the driver will meet you at the reception desk of your accommodation. (Open in Google Maps)