Excursion to Essaouira - Private tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

231336


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

French (fluent), English (fluent), Arabic (fluent)

Visit the coastal well designed eighteenth century medina and its windy beach with a private guide


Famous by it windy beach, art craft, traditional Gnaoua music, thuya wood and the beauty of it historical medina. Explore the delights of windy city, an its historical blue-and-white-painted port town on Morocco's Atlantic coast, on this full day trip from Marrakech. See villages, olive and argan farms, if we are lucky to see goats climbing into the trees and eating the argan fruit. Stop to visit a small women's' Argan cooperative where women extracting oil from argan fruit. See the panoramic view of Essaouira bay. When arrive, you discover the maze-like, UNESCO-listed medina with its artisanal, woodcarving and craft workshops. Stroll around it 18th century ramparts, the sea front Skala fortress, the picturesque harbor, enjoy a seafood lunch, walk along the beach.

Itinerary

You will be picked up from Marrakech in the morning to start your journey to Mogador. On the road you will stop for a coffee break followed by a visit to a women's argan oil co-operative. Arrive in Essaouira which is exotic with its seagulls soaring screaming over the town and the medina and its fortified walls, narrow alleyways, the sound of drums and Gnaoua singing from shops and houses. The city nicknamed the wind city of Africa. The fishing harbor just as it was, the thuya wood crafts and the town has a flourishing art scene and naif paintings. Visit the skala, known by its rows of gigantic cannons that faces out to the Atlantic ocean, visit the jewelry district and discover Moroccan craft shops in the medina. There are plenty of fine seafood restaurants in the city to choose from for your lunch. After your break, explore the main square, visit the port and restaurants are located. The rest of the day you are free to enjoy the charm of this resort before you return back to Marrakech.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your accommodation,or wherever you want in Marrakech.

End location: Your accommodation,or wherever you want in Marrakech.

Duration: 9 hours

Transportation

A comfortable air-con 4x4 or a van it the number of you.

What’s Included

It include the comfortable transport with driver and my services as a guide.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

300 dirhams - For lunch and personal drinks

What’s Extra

food, personal drinks.

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