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“A chance to experience nature in Morroco” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ecotourisme et Randonnees

Ecotourisme et Randonnees
8 bis rue Houmam El Fatouaki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 615-762131
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Ranked #9 of 59 Activities in Essaouira
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Sightseeing Tours
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Owner description: 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.
Sussex
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“A chance to experience nature in Morroco”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

We took a half a day walk (4 hours). This walk was an excellent opportunity to see a different aspect from Morroco, not a human being on sight with just goats, donkeys and camels - the beach and sand dunes were incredible and our tour guide, Ottoman, was so professional, knowledgeable and friendly, I could not fault anything on this trip. You also get to visit a local village house. We will treasure this walk for the rest of our lives.

Visited February 2013
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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“A nice walk in Moroccan nature”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

We took part in a nice half-day walk to the waterfalls.

It was a perfect tour. The driver Mohammed Transport was on time and highly-professional, with a very nice van. The tour was great: from a walk through an argan forest, to a magnificent beach, then to the waterfalls. We ended up in a typical berber house, to drink a tea with a local family.

It was a genuine walk, accessible to everyone and very respectful of local environment and population. Our guide (Odgan) was very kind and professional, and the french managers (that you can meet at the restaurant La Decouverte, in Essaouira) are very kind.

I would highly recommend this very short trek (6 km).

Visited January 2013
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London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“good trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

we had a morning walking around the argon orchards, visiting a berber home and seeing sights in the fields inland 30mins drive from Essaouira. It was great -- educational, friendly, eye-opening and good value.

Visited September 2012
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Melbourne
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10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Great way to give back the community and see the real Essaouira”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

We ddi the waterfall walk which took us through the Argon forest and down onto a deserted beach which was wide and beautiful. Then onto the small waterfall a complete contrast to the dunes. We then had tea and refreshment at a local village.

Visited June 2012
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Nice people”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Go for food or a guided walk. Both are worth a try!!!

Visited October 2011
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