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

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    What to Expect
    Meet a driver at your Marrakech hotel, then make the 119-mile (192-km) drive to Essaouira in a climate-controlled vehicle. Enjoy views of the countryside along the way, as you pass through villages and fields, then stop at a small argan oil cooperative run by local women. Learn how the oil is extracted and used—with the option to purchase oil direct from the producers— before continuing to Essaouira.

    Learn the basics of Essaouira’s history on a sightseeing walking tour of the city, taking in the distinctive blue-and-white architecture, and unique rhythm of the seaside town. Following the tour, you’ll have the rest of the day to explore on your own: head down to the water to see the fishermen bring in the catch of the day, then sample Moroccan-style seafood in an outdoor café.

    The UNESCO-listed Medina is full of artists and craftsmen’s shops, and walking the city’s stone rampart is like stepping into history—watch for fishing boats on the far horizon. At the end of the afternoon, meet back up with the driver for the return trip to Marrakech, where this tour concludes.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels / Riads located in Marrakech.
    If you are staying inside the Medina (Old town), your pickup will be at the closest point accessible to vehicles.
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point.
    Inclusions
    • 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 (History & Heritage sites)
    • Drinks (Bottled mineral water+Fresh mint tea)
    • Moroccan snacks (Pancakes with fresh mint tea)
    • Free time after the guided tour
    • All entrance fees & Taxes are included
    • Fuel included
    • Entry/Admission - Afous Argan
    • Entry/Admission - Medina of Essaouira
    Exclusions
    • 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 travelers can 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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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Absolutely fantastic experience! We had Abdul as our driver and Aziz as our guide. Abdul was amazing! He made the 3 hour drive go by very quickly. He was very personable and made the experience feel as though I was hanging out with a friend....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank melanikerslake
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    As I was traveling with my two daughters, I had pre-booked this private tour. Our guide Ismail met us promptly at the pick-up point. Ismail is an excellent guide, but what makes him unique is his knowledge of not just of Marrakesh, Morocco, but also...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank MSMalik1
    Reviewed 31 July 2019 via mobile

    Abdul is 5 stars guide excellent tour perfekt giude i old town It was what I have been waiting for Regards Jacek

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    moroccoinspiringtour, General Manager at Morocco Inspiring Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019

    MANY THANKS for your visit and welcome anytime, We are so happy that you had a great experience with us, this encourages us to give more and to provide our customers the best services. ALL THE BEST

    Reviewed 27 July 2019 via mobile

    We loved it. The driver was very nice and informative as was our local tour guide. Must visit at least once when in a morocco

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Sidra K
    moroccoinspiringtour, General Manager at Morocco Inspiring Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2019

    Greetings from Morocco Inspiring Tours Team, We are so happy that you had a great experience with us, this encourages us to give more and to provide our customers the best services. BEST WISHES

    Reviewed 27 June 2019

    Awesome tour to Essaouira and awesome guides Abdul and Aziz. Beautiful city and place to get away from the heat and bustle of Marrakesh.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank plegal01
    moroccoinspiringtour, General Manager at Morocco Inspiring Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2019

    Greetings From Morocco Inspiring Tours Team, We are so happy that you had a great experience with us, this encourages us to give more and to provide our customers the best services. Thank you for your visit and you're welcome anytime with us, Kindest wishes.

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    Response from LucyG05 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi there, we saw the goats and to the best of my knowledge they were not tied into the trees. We actually held a kid goat and the shepherds look after them v well. Obviously it is a tourist attraction but we saw no cruelty.
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