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From Marrakesh: Essaouira Day Trip with Optional Camel Ride

3.3 / 5

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From Marrakesh: Essaouira Day Trip with Optional Camel Ride

Activity provider: Easy Transfers

From US$ 19.02 per person

Explore the bohemian seaside resort of Essaouira on a guided day-trip from Marrakech. Upon arrival, take a guided tour of the city and enjoy panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. To finish, enjoy a camel ride before returning to Marrakesh.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French
Pickup included
Pickup from your accomodation in Marrakesh.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the historic city of Essaouira
  • Visit an argan oil cooperative
  • See silversmiths and wood carvers at work
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean
Full description

Discover the relaxed, bohemian seaside resort of Essaouira on a full-day guided tour from Marrakech. Following pickup from your accommodation in Marrakech, cross Morocco in an air-conditioned vehicle to the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. On the way, take in views of the arid landscape, stop to take pictures of goats climbing argan trees, and visit an argan oil cooperative to learn how this healthy oil is produced. Upon arrival at Essaouira, follow your English-speaking guide and explore Essaouira’s most important monuments, such as the old fish market and seaport. Watch silver craftsmen and wood carvers at work in the old medina where the labyrinth of streets is lined with heavy wooden doors and whitewashed houses. See the 16th-century ramparts of Essaouria from where you'll be able to see astonishing views of the Atlantic Ocean. After the guided tour of the city, have lunch in one of the local restaurants serving delicious fish and seafood. Before heading back to Marrakech, enjoy a camel ride with a panoramic city view.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Roundtrip transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local guide
  • Professional driver
  • Free onboard wi-fi
  • Camel ride at a panoramic view of the city
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions

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

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • 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 will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Overall rating

3.3 /5

based on 3 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3/5
  • Transportation
    3/5
  • Value for money
    4/5

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Very good except that the day was shortened by several hours. We were sold a camel ride (very short after all) at sunset, except that we left at 5 p.m. and not at 8 p.m. 9 p.m. to have the sunset. So when you arrive around 12:30 pm, with the ballad at 4 pm, it's a short walk around Essaouiera. Everyone and pat very nice but it's still false advertising

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July 29, 2021

the place is good but the driver is lateand van is not aircon

August 7, 2021

Essaouira beach/port day trip from Marrakech. The day started badly when we were notified the evening before our trip started when we received a message that our pick up time was changed from 08.30 to 08.00am, meaning that we had to miss our pre-paid for breakfast. Picking up the additional 13 passengers was uncoordinated and frustrating as it took the driver until about 09.00am to collect everyone. We arrived at the port at about 12.30 and had a good walk around the Medina, enjoying an really excellent barbecue fish lunch and seeing the fishing port which is quite amazing. The driver had announced that we would be returning to Marrakech at 5pm. The trip duration was meant to be 10 hours long, and the travel time back from the port at least 2.5hours as early evening traffic is very busy coming back to Marrakech so we did not actually get back to our original meeting point until 8.10pm (12 hours and 25 min). There was no guide on the trip which was also disappointing.

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March 12, 2022

Product ID: 380984