Day trip

From Marrakech: Essaouira Full-Day Trip

Day trip

From Marrakech: Essaouira Full-Day Trip

Activity provider: Marrakesh Travel Services
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From US$ 37.53 US$ 30.02 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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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
French, English
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


4 hours
  • Marrakech

  • 3 hours
  • Photo stop, coffee

  • Essaouira (lunch, guided tour)

  • 3 hours
  • Marrakech

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
  • 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.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Bilingual driver
  • Tour guide in English & French
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

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

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • It takes 3 hours to go to Essaouira and 3 hours back so you should be comfortable sitting in the van for that amount of time
  • The tour may take place in a minibus of 14 seats or on a regular bus, depending on the vehicles and staff available
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 2997 reviews

Review summary

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We were picked up on time from our hotel. Made several stops along the way. Stopped half way for refreshments, visited a place that makes argan oil, saw the women who made it by hand. Once we got to Essaouira, met a local guide who took us around, give us a little tour of the place, giving lots of info, he was amazing. We were given personal time to explore. Me and my partner looked at the local souk/shops, and visited the beach. It was very calm and quiet place compared to the hustle and bustle of Marrakesh. After enjoying ice cream at the beach, we went back to the meeting point where our driver was waiting to take us back to Marrakesh where we were dropped back off to our hotel.

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March 18, 2023

The activity was exactly as in its description and it was a great value for money. The driver was careful and friendly, the tour guide gave us interesting information and the city was a delight. The bus was not super comfortable though and we'd love to have some more time in the city.

March 12, 2023

Very friendly and interesting guide on arrival from Essaouira. A little long trip even if punctuated by 3 stops on the way out and 1 on the way back. Picked up at 8:20 am, return at 7:45 pm. Free time in the city is enough. Attention covid measure must not be respected because when boarding the bus, there were empty bottles from the day before which means cleaning. USB plug not working either.

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March 7, 2023

Product ID: 56046