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Full-Day Tour to Essaouira - The Ancient Mogador City from Marrakech provided by Morocco Inspiring Tours

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Full-Day Tour to Essaouira - The Ancient Mogador City from Marrakech

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Updated 02/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Share the ride to Essaouira with a small group of travelers from Marrakech. Your morning departure starts with pickup from your accommodation, followed by a scenic journey into the countryside. Then set out for a walking tour of the historical port city of Essaouira, including its UNESCO-listed medina and free time to explore on your own.
  • You’ll have 17 starting options
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Afous Argan
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Medina of Essaouira
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
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  • Guided walking tour of Essaouira’s cultural heritage
  • Travel by minibus or 4WD from Marrakech; snacks included
  • Pass by scattered villages and grazing animals en route
  • Personalized attention: small-group tour limited to eight people
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 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 El Moukef, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel / Riad pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by comfortable air-conditioned minivan or 4WD with an English-speaking driver/guide
  • 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
  • Fuel 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
  • Small-group tour limited to 8 people ensures more personalized attention from your guide
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Carley M wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We had a wonderful excursion from Marrakech to Essaouira! Our driver Ismail was prompt picking us up at the designated meeting spot and provided wonderful conversation throughout the ride to Essaouira. The van was spotless and spacious and his driving was excellent. We made 2
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Peace Duniya wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Wonderful Ismail drove us to Essaouira he is a positive person and full of energy and always has something interesting to say. Our city guide in beautiful Essaouira was Aziz (also a great tour guide). Highly recommend the tour!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Alessandra G wrote a review Jan 2020
Milan, Italy144 contributions35 helpful votes
Well designed tour to Essaouira stopping by an argan oil cooperative and to see goats on the argan trees. Punctual and funny driver (Ismael) who was full of fun facts about Marocco and the trip itself. Approved!
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johanna v wrote a review Dec 2019
Wassenaar, The Netherlands5 contributions1 helpful vote
After an excellent trip to Ait Ben Haddou with Morocco Inspiring Tours, we decided to join their tour to Essaouira. Ismael was a careful driver, and on the way, he explained a lot about Moroccan culture and the way of living. We had a quick picture stop when we noticed the goats
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Date of experience: December 2019
Roamaz wrote a review Dec 2019
Auckland Central, New Zealand14 contributions21 helpful votes
What a fabulous day. Essaouira was a real revelation, much more chilled out than Marrakech but still with a fascinating history and beautiful sights. We are so pleased that we made the effort to go to Essaouira while we were in Morocco and our tour guide/driver Ismail was
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1 Helpful vote
About the operator

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By: Morocco Inspiring Tours
Amazing half day trip
We had an awesome trip.We're very grateful to have Abdul as our tour driver, Thank you for providing us with a ver
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Great tour through the Atlas mountains with many informations about culture and nature by Abdul. Amazing food in su
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Great tour from start to finish
Starting with good communication about pickup, the whole experience was thoroughly enjoyable. Small group of only 6
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Bring a jacket to the Windy City!
We were collected from our hotel promptly by Ismael, who was friendly and informative throughout the trip, keeping
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Great experience and Khalid was amazing
The trip was the highlight of our holiday in Morocco. The mountains were beautiful, the food was incredible, and th
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A happy little camel family!
I really hoped to go for a camel ride during our trip to Marrakech but was a little way should I
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Amazing tour
Best tour we went on in Morocco. Amazing views, amazing food, and a friendly and helpful guide. Would highly recomm
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Amazing Half Day Trip
I cannot recommend this trip high enough. The communication from the company beforehand was excellent. Our guide,
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Driver guide excellent, local guide just ok The only reason this as four stars was Ishmael
Ishmael, our driver guide from Marrakech was excellent. The local guide Aziz totally focused on (I.e., we spent a L
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Therapy for mind and soul!
We had such a good time with Said (the camels ‘’pilot’’). We laughed a lot and we had really good talks (discoverin
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Best way to discover the beautiful Morocco!!!
This trip was such a nice experience! We had the best day since we came here in Morocco. Abdul, the guide was so fr
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High Atlas Mountains day tour
The scenery was truly stunning. Our guide Abdulla was amazing. Very thoughtful, knowledgeable and adaptable to the
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Sunset Camel ride - AMAZING!!
My boyfriend and I did the sunset camel ride. Ismail and Said were our guides - both were fun, charismatic, funny a
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Andrew Gilfrid D
Interesting visit to the Atlas, if not slightly commercialised
So this is a van trip. Most of the day is spent in a vehicle, and the roads are bumpy. However the trip is well wor
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Authentic Moroccan experience!! and
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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Key Details
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Arabic, French
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