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Address: 8 bis rue Houmam El Fatouaki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Phone Number: +212 615-762131
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Discover the Natural Environnement of Essaouira! You can discover the...
Discover the Natural Environnement of Essaouira! You can discover the Argan Woods, the Thuya Forests, and the unimagined world of the Dunes… take mint tea in a berber village, and learn the secrets of a unique and irreplaceable ecosystem at your own pace. Our rangers will give you a guided tour and share their knowledge of the region, on nature trails.
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Brilliant way to experience country life

Off the beaten track we were able to view various different landscapes in just a few hours. An argan wood, rolling sand dunes, a waterfall, stoney paths leading through maize and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Off the beaten track we were able to view various different landscapes in just a few hours. An argan wood, rolling sand dunes, a waterfall, stoney paths leading through maize and barley fields up to a traditional Berber house for tea and a nutritious snack of warm bread, peanut amalou, olive oil, argan oil, honey and thyme butter. Yum! Othman... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

These small group randonnees have been a major highlight of our three visits to Essaouira. They are so well guided and give an extended picture of Moroccan life that we could never discover by ourselves. We had so much enjoyed our day excursion two years ago, to a village weekly market followed by an idyllic 2 hour ramble through the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We booked a day in advance and were picked up rigt on time. There were 4 french speakers already in the car. We drove for about 25 min and got out on a beautiful spot. Our guide Ottoman told us about what we were going to do. We booked a 5km hike and a visit to a potter. We enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We were a group of 4 females who wanted to see a bit of the local countryside outside Essaouira. Otman was our guide and he picked us up at the arranged time and place. He was very knowledgeable of the local area and as we had an interest in bird watching he was able to help us identify many new... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I am so glad that I found out about this company before we set off. We did the half day walk with Othman to the waterfall and had tea with a Berber family. The walk was fun and informative. Ottman was a brilliant guide. He was relaxed and easygoing and shared his enthusiasm with us. I enjoyed it so much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our trip to the ocean and argan forest. Othman was an incredible guide. Very kind, interesting and informative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

It can seem difficult, and intimidating, to identify and get to good birding spots and nature hikes around Essaouira without local help. I found my morning's birding trip with Edouard very enjoyable and useful. We hiked inland up Oued Ksob, around Diabat, and the wetlands on the edge of the new town. As it happened, none of the three sites... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a long half-day tour of nearby countryside, Argan plantation, village, and Berber household. We booked the tour the afternoon before through Restaurant la Decouvertes --they were very accommodating and easy to work with. Our guide, Ottmane, was great! Very informative and fun. Glad we did the tour!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We went on one of the walks (the Argan walk was the only one available) on the basis of the TripAdvisor reviews. It was certainly interesting, and our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the area - he was an Essaouira native and knew the answers to all the questions that we had been curious about. As a walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We found this tour by chance while having launch at the Restaurant La Decouverte, it was one of the best day of our trip in Morocco. The guide is a very nice guy who knows a lot about the surrounding environment. It was so nice to walk around and meet local people, the lunch was delicious (probably the best tagine... More 

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Address: 8 bis rue Houmam El Fatouaki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Phone Number: +212 615-762131
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira

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