Day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech

This fantastic Private day trip to Essaouira provides the perfect introduction to Essaouira's major landmarks. One of the most frequented and diverse cultural hubs in the world, Essaouira has an unimaginable amount to offer. Whether you're traveling solo, as a couple, group, or as a family. The advantage of taking a day trip to Essaouira is our Best Rate Guarantee is one of the best. It assures that you’ll always get the best rate available when you book directly with Chameau Marrakech.

Our full-day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech starts at 8:00 am to the city of Essaouira. It is an easy 2h30 drive (176 km) through some stunning landscapes, along the way you can see dromedaries, sheep, and goats grazing in the countryside.

The vegetation then changes to ARGAN trees that only grow in the wild and which provide berries for local goats to eat. If you wish, it is possible to stop for ARGAN oil tasting in a small cooperative run by local women, where you can attend the process of oil extraction. We can also stop on the way to see the famous Argan tree where goats clamber up the low branches and feed. Sometimes as many as 20 goats are sitting up in one tree. It is a fascinating sight and an absolute must when it comes to getting a photo opportunity.

Private Marrakech to Essaouira day trip

Once you arrive in Essaouira, the town itself is an attractive one, you are free to explore the medina and Portuguese architecture on your own as its streets are aligned opposite to each other, unlike every other maze-like Medina in Morocco. With its well-kept fortification dating to the 18th century.

During the day you will have the chance to visit the fishing port of Essaouira and watch the blue boats, where you can watch fishermen unloading their catch of the day and fishing boats coming back to the shore. And get stunning views of the Atlantic coast from the Skala du Port and ramparts.

Stroll along the quays, Enjoy the many good restaurants close to the port where tables are set up. You can choose your lunch from fish and seafood that has just been pulled out of the water. You can enjoy a delightful sunbathe the sandy beach of Essaouira,

Create memories that will last a lifetime on this private day trip to Essaouira from Marrakech and enjoy an experience to remember. Before returning to Marrakech around 8:00 pm, and your full-day tour to Essaouira will end with a drop off at your hotel.

Booking: At the time of booking please write to to specify your pick up location. to reconfirm the hotel address and time for pick up (+212 616 501 058 or

Meeting Point: Please wait for your guide at the reception desk at your hotel or Riad.

Experience Starts: 8:00 am

What's included in this day trip to Essaouira?

  • Discover the beautiful city of Essaouira on a day trip from Marrakech
  • Visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil
  • Wander the labyrinthine streets of the medina
  • Enjoy a fresh seafood lunch in the port
  • Walk around the 16th-century ramparts
  • Soak up the sun on more than 6 miles of beaches
  • Explore the old Jewish district
  • Visit the Scala Kasbah at your leisure
  • Admire the port, the market, and the jeweler's quarter
Marrakech shared tour to Essaouira (max 17): 20€ per person
***Price per person **Private trip****
2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
 60 € 40 € 35 € 32 € 30 €
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