Day Trip To Essaouira & The Ancient Mogador City From Marrakech

Day Trip To Essaouira & The Ancient Mogador City From Marrakech

On this journey, you will leave the city and taste the delicacies of the Moroccan shore. Day excursion from Marrakech to Essaouira, Essaouira is one of the one-day itineraries. It was originally Mogador, and it recalls a time when Spain, Portugal, and England battled for control of its beaches. Essaouira is located on Morocco's Atlantic coast on the west coast. Where filmmaker and performer Orson Welles shot his picture "Othello."

• Essaouira is a cultural city with several modest art galleries; it is located on Morocco's west coast of the Atlantic.

On this gastronomic journey, you will leave the city and taste the delicacies of the Moroccan shore.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Medina of Essaouira, Essaouira Morocco

Whether family with children or friends, sports or less sport this day trip will delight you. it is perfect for those who want to discover the splendor of the High Atlas and discover the simple way of life of the Berbers. 

Departure from Marrakech at 8 Am, heading in the direction of Chichaua, with a short stop in Sidi Al Mokhtar. You will pass by many argan tree plantations on the journey and you will stop in a female coop producing the precious argan oil, giving you a chance to appreciate this crop that is unique to the area. Essaouira is an ancient port city on the Atlantic Coast, 112 miles (180 km) from Marrakech, and it is renowned for its excellent windsurfing and kite surfing beaches. 

It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site and with about 70,000 inhabitants, the town is a well-loved destination both for locals and tourists. The walls that surround the old city are a reminder of the period of Portuguese occupation, and the Cornish of Essaouira is exquisitely beautiful. 

Another unique site is La Scala, which you will discover just minutes from a charming cafe that caters to lovers of Gnawa music. After lunch in a restaurant you will be able to discover the Medina famed for its multiple crafts like woodworking, inlay, leather, copper and Souiri crafts as well as fish and spice markets, bustling souks and relaxing cafes. After a full day spent enjoying these and other Essaouira treasures, you will head back to Marrakech around 7:30pm.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Essaouira Fishing Port, Essaouira Morocco

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and with a population of over 70,000 people, it is a popular attraction for both residents and tourists. The walls that encircle the ancient city are a remnant of Portuguese domination, and Essaouira's Cornish is wonderfully lovely. Explore fishing port.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Essaouira Ramparts, Rue Skala, Essaouira Morocco

Another fascinating location is La Scala, which is just minutes away from a delightful cafe that caters to Gnawa music fans. After lunch, you will be free to explore the Medina, which is known for its numerous crafts like as woodworking, inlay, leather, copper, and Souiri crafts, as well as fish and spice shops, bustling souks, and quiet cafés. After a full day of discovering these and other Essaouira wonders, you'll return to Marrakech about 7:30 p.m.

Duration: 4 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infant seats available"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Dress code is smart casual"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 08:00 AM
Duration: 9 To 11 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel or any other address inside the city of Marrakech that you give free of charge.


  • Menara Airport, Marrakech Morocco

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off. Professional Driver/guide.
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or 4WD.
  • Visit to a women cooperative of argan

Not Included

  • Food and drinks. Local guide fees (optional).
  • Entrance fees (optional)


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