DAY TRIP TO ESSAOUIRA FROM MARRAKECH

DAY TRIP TO ESSAOUIRA FROM MARRAKECH
DAY TRIP TO ESSAOUIRA FROM MARRAKECH

DAY TRIP TO ESSAOUIRA FROM MARRAKECH

OVERVIEW OF THE TREK
  • Destination : Essaouira
  • Grade :
  • Trip Days : one day
  • Trip Type : excursion
  • Tour Hours : 6 Hours
  • Altitude : 450m
PRICES
  • 1 Person : On request
  • 2 – 4 People : 75 euros each person
  • 5 – 10 People : 60 euros each person

Depart from Marrakech to be personally transported to Essaouira. On the journey you may see a few scattered villages and camels, sheep and goats grazing in the countryside.

The vegetation changes to Argan trees that only grow in the wild and which provide berries for local goats to eat. You may even see some precariously balance on the delicate tree branches. If you wish, it is possible to stop for some Argan oil tasting in a small cooperative run by local women, where the Argan oil is extracted from the trees. This multipurpose oil is very famous for its use in cooking and cosmetics.

DETAILS ITINERARY

Depart from Marrakech to be personally transported to Essaouira. On the journey you may see a few scattered villages and camels, sheep and goats grazing in the countryside.

The vegetation changes to Argan trees that only grow in the wild and which provide berries for local goats to eat. You may even see some precariously balance on the delicate tree branches. If you wish, it is possible to stop for some Argan oil tasting in a small cooperative run by local women, where the Argan oil is extracted from the trees. This multipurpose oil is very famous for its use in cooking and cosmetics.

In Essaouira, you can explore its peculiar wonders at your leisure. Stroll along the quays, where you can watch fishermen unloading their catch of the day and fishing boats coming back to shore, or enjoy the many restaurants at the port and dine on fresh fish and seafood.

The ramparts will give you an insight in to how this old seaport village was armed against the threat of invasion. Marquetry still remains a traditional specialty of Essaouira. Another beautiful attraction of the region is its tranquil beach, where you could easily spend a relaxing and peaceful afternoon if you prefer. At the end of your tour, you will drive back to Marrakech for your hotel drop-off.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Look out for camels as drive Visit the laid-back seaside resort of Essaouira Stroll through its labyrinthine medina See the fishermen at work at the bustling harbor Enjoy the colorful houses and bohemian atmosphere Drive across the Moroccan countryside from Marrakech to Essaouira seeing ancient olive trees and fields of goats

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WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • All food on trek, including plates, cups, utensils.
  • All ground transport required to and from the trek.
  • Services of an English speaking, qualified Local Guide.
  • All Accommodation during the Trek (Campsites & Guest House and hotels)
  • Portages (Cook and Camels and Porters
  • Hôtels or riads with breakfast

NOT INCLUDED

  • Soft Drinks (Fanta,Coca,water,…)
  • Personal travel insurance .
  • Personal equipments (Sleeping bags,walking shoes ,…)
  • Tip for the guide and cook and driver and Muleteers

EXTRA NOTES

Prices quoted are per person, based on sharing a twin room/2 person tent (unless otherwise stated). Additional hotel or riad nights after trek from 25 EUR p.p. twin/35 EUR single

Trek prices may vary depending of the season (High altitude Treks).

Note about payment : Payment : can be done in € / $ / £ or MAD

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