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Private Day Trip from Marrakech to Essaouira City provided by Morocco Inspiring Tours

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Private Day Trip from Marrakech to Essaouira City

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 08/02/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
It’s a 5-hour round trip from Marrakech to the historic waterfront city of Essaouira. Save time with 1-stop hotel pickup and get the space to spread out on this private journey. Admire rolling landscapes as you travel, with a stop at an argan oil cooperative. Stroll the Medina of Essaouira with a guide and savor Moroccan snacks with authentic mint tea. There’s time to explore independently once your tour is done.
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    Afous Argan
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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    Medina of Essaouira
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
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  • Tour the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Medina of Essaouira from Marrakech
  • Take pictures with Berber women at an argan oil cooperative
  • Discover local flavors, such as fresh mint tea and Moroccan-style pancakes
  • Save time and stress with private 2-way transfers from your hotel or riad
Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh, Morocco Hôtel Restaurant Café de France, jamaa el-fnna، Rue des Banques, Marrakech 40000, Morocco PHARMACIE POPULAIRE الصيدلية الشعبية, Trik Jazouli, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco Cafe Bistro Laksour, Morocco, Rue Lalla Fatima Zahra, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco PHARMACIE LA MOSQUEE, Rue Lalla Fatima Zahra, Marrakech 40000, Morocco Saadien's Tombs, Rue de La Kasbah, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco Bahia palace entrance, Rue Riad Zitoun el Jdid, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco El Badii Palace, Ksibat Nhass, Marrakech 40000, Morocco PHARMACIE KECHICH, Avenue Bab El Khemis, Marrakech 40000, Morocco El Moukef, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco Ali mosque door driveway, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco Bab Aylan, Marrakech 40000, Morocco PHARMACIE MARRAKECH el massira, Rue Bab Doukkala, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco Dar Moha, 81 Rue, Dar El Bacha, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco Hospital Ibn Zohr, Sidi Mimoun, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco Bab Ksiba, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco PHARMACIE AL KHALILI, Rue Bab Ksiba, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel / Riad pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by a private comfortable air-conditioned minivan or 4WD with an English speaking driver/guide
  • Private guided tour
  • Guided walking tour of Essaouira city
  • Drinks (Bottled mineral water+Fresh Mint tea)
  • Free time after the guided tour
  • All entrance fees, local taxes and fuel are included
  • Entry/Admission - Afous Argan
  • Entry/Admission - Medina of Essaouira
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Private tour ensures more personalized attention from your guide
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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akprice2017 wrote a review Mar 2020
Gateshead, United Kingdom26 contributions15 helpful votes
We were collected from our hotel promptly by Ismael, who was friendly and informative throughout the trip, keeping us entertained. The car was roomy, clean and comfortable. Our first stop was at one of the famous goat trees, where we got some cracking photos. Although it seems
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Date of experience: February 2020
1 Helpful vote
Lkd3755 wrote a review Mar 2020
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania21 contributions10 helpful votes
Ishmael, our driver guide from Marrakech was excellent. The local guide Aziz totally focused on (I.e., we spent a LOT of time) in the Mellah (Jewish quarter). Perhaps he thought all Americans are Jewish? Note our men over 6 ,2” tall, blue eyed blond.... He kept discouraging us
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Date of experience: March 2020
elainemunthe wrote a review Jan 2020
Stavanger, Norway2 contributions2 helpful votes
We went on a trip from Marrakesh to Essouir today. Abdullah was a fantastic driver - a safe ride on good roads. He is both charming and knowledgeable and shared lots of information and insights, making the journey both comfortable and fun. Top quality! In Essouir, Aziz guided us
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Date of experience: January 2020
1 Helpful vote
Astrid S wrote a review Dec 2019
Vienna, Virginia2 contributions3 helpful votes
My family and I are grateful that Abdul and Aziz were are knowledgable guides on this enjoyable day. We had a smooth ride in a very comfortable private car from Marrakech. Abdul’s English was excellent and he took great care to explain what we were seeing and answering our many
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Date of experience: December 2019
1 Helpful vote
nickic212 wrote a review Dec 2019
Birmingham3 contributions4 helpful votes
My partner and I booked the private tour to Essaouira with Morocco Inspiring tours. We were picked up at our hotel by Abdul on time. The drive was comfortable and we chatted throughout the trip, he gave us lots of info about Morocco and also where we were travelling through.
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Date of experience: December 2019
2 Helpful votes
About the operator

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If you are looking for stunning scenery and an insight into the real Morocco then look no further than this tour.
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Great day trip out of the city! The hike to the waterfall was very pretty, the Berber lunch was spectacular, and Kh
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It was one very well organized excursion. The guide/driver, Abdullah was very intelligent, polite and lovely. He i
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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, French
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