Essaouira is a charming little seaside town by the Atlantic Ocean, located 170km from Marrakech, a quite and relaxing city, very known for the international Gnawa Music festival.
After an early pick-up from your hotel in Marrakech, you will join a fascinating journey through various breathtaking wild landscapes and authentic small villages.
You will have the chance to visit a local Argan cooperative, where Argan oil is extracted manually by the women of the village in a very traditional way, this precious and multipurpose natural oil can be found in very limited regions around the world.
You will have also a second stop to see few dispersed villages on the road and to take photos of some camels, sheep and goats grazing in the countryside.
Upon your arrival to Essaouira, you will be invited to join a very exciting city tour with a local guide through the beautiful Medina of Mogador, you will stroll along the small alleys to explore the historic sites of the old town, the sublime art galleries nestled in every corner, and of course handicrafts shops selling incredibly beautiful and well-designed articles for decoration and home furnishings, especially art pieces made of Thuya wood which is the traditional speciality of Essaouira.
After this exceptional guided tour inside the Medina, you will head to the little port of the town where you can watch the fishing boats coming back to shore and fishermen unloading their catch in a very warm and busy atmosphere.
Do not miss the opportunity to take a moment of relaxation and tranquility on the seaside restaurants where you can enjoy a good fish dish for lunch.
>> Included in the price:
– Hotel pickup and drop-off
– Comfortable and air-conditioned van
– English speaking Driver
– Local tour guide
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