Day Trip from Marrakech to Essaouira


Explore the serene coastal city of Essaouira on this private 1-day trip Marrakech to Essaouira. Located on Morocco’s Atlantic Coast, this walled harbor city — a late-18th-century fortified town — holds a casting port (with an abundance of seagulls eternally rising cost) and an old medina full of local artisans selling their wares.

Lunch isn’t included but there are a variety of fine restaurants to select from with fresh local fish and seafood for lunch. Marrakech hotel pickup and drop-off included.

Highlights of Marrakech to Essaouira Day Trip

  • Explore the serene coastal city of Essaouira

  • Enjoy the Atlas mountains landscapes

  • Stop in the famous goats tree

Marrakech to Essaouira - 1-Day Trip

Traversing the Moroccan Landscape

Embark on a 1-day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira, journeying through the expansive and captivating Moroccan landscape. Witness scattered villages and pastoral scenes with camels, sheep, and goats grazing in the countryside.

Encounter with Argan Trees and Oil Tasting

Experience the transition to landscapes adorned with Argan trees, where local goats feed on the tree's berries. Optionally, visit a cooperative run by local women, offering a chance to taste and learn about Argan oil, renowned for its culinary and cosmetic uses.

Exploration of Essaouira

Upon arrival in Essaouira, immerse yourself in the town's unique charm and wonders at your own pace. Wander along the quays, observing fishermen unloading their catches and fishing boats returning to shore. Indulge in the city's diverse cuisine, especially fresh fish and seafood at local restaurants.

Discovering Essaouira's Cultural Riches

Explore Essaouira's historic ramparts and Medina, where local artisans showcase crafts made from thuya wood. Witness the city's fortified past through its ramparts, revealing its defense against historical threats.

Charm of Essaouira's Coastal Beauty

Experience Essaouira's tranquil beach, offering a serene setting for a peaceful afternoon, complementing the city's vibrant atmosphere.

Conclusion of the 1-Day Trip

End your day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira, cherishing the cultural richness, coastal beauty, and unique experiences garnered throughout the day.

Program Itinerary of the 1-Day trip Marrakech to Essaouira

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Additional info about Marrakech to Essaouira Day Trip

  • - Comfortable shoes for walking, sport sneakers for example. Long sleeves and long pants or skirts, and a warm jacket are appropriate for this trip.​

  • - Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • - Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.

  • - Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • - Your booking confirmation will be received at the time of booking.