From marrakech to essaouira

Day trip to Essaouira

One day excursion to Essaouira (Mogador)

After Breakfast and after 3 hours driving we will arrive to Essaouira in the Souss valley, and only there, the argan tree grows, from which argan oil is harvested. In town, the women's cooperatives that run the sector market this renowned oil. Skin moisturizing, anti-ageing: its properties have been proven. To familiarize yourself with another facet of the local crafts, visit Chbanate Street, accessible from the Bab Marrakech bastion, and its weaving workshops producing wool blankets that can either be ecru or brightly colored. Also Kasbah's Sqala, the old artillery platform of the medina's maritime ramparts, the view over the port's Sqala, the ocean coastline and the medina, a UNESCO-listed World Heritage Site, is remarkable. At street level, in the souks that surround the Clock tower, some of Morocco's best parquetry craftsmen fashion sandarac wood with ancestral precision. After lunch and visiting the city we will head back to Marrakech.


Price per person in euros

  • 2 participants: Price per person 60€
  • 3 participants: Price per person 45€
  • 4 participants: Price per person 35€
  • 5 participants: Price per person 30€
  • 6 participants: Price per person 25€


The price includes:

  • Vehicle with driver / guide.
  • Fuel, tolls and any associated expenses.
  • Private tour, there will be no more people in the group.
  • Pick up from your hotel, Riad, airport or wherever you want.


Not included:

  • Lunch, drinks and the cost of visits.


Distance and duration:

  • 340 km (round trip).
  • 9 hours (approx).


The team of 'Marrakech Expedition' wishes you happy holidays in Morocco.

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