on a full-day excursion from Marrakech to Essaouira Mogador, starting at 8 AM. After a 3-hour journey, you will reach the historic port of Mogador, constructed by the Portuguese on a peninsula adjacent to a vast crescent-shaped stretch of pristine sand. The city is protected by its imposing 18th-century French walls and is designed as a grid, with diverse neighborhoods that are easy to explore on foot. Climb to the top of Skala for breathtaking views of the vibrant fishing harbor, fortresses, and Spanish ramparts.

marrakech to essaouira tour Highlights

Here are some things you might expect to see and do on a Full-day from Marrakech to Essaouira:

  • Visit the old Portuguese fortress of Sekkala
  • Enjoy walking along the sandy beach
  • Discover the ancient city of Essaouira formerly Mogador
  • Walk through the old town and its blue streets
  • Visit the Jewish quarter of Essaouira
  • Watch the goats climbing the argan tree
  • Have a fish lunch at the pier and fry your own fish
  • Visit of a group of Berber women for the production of argan oil


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Marrakech – Essaouira – Marrakech
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive by 8:15 am for a prompt departure at 8:30 am.
ARRIVED TIME Approximately 18:30 pm.
Pick up from and back to your accommodation
Transport in comfortable A/C vehicle
Professional speaking driver / guide
You can stop everywhere to take photos


Lunches and drinks
Plane tickets to and from Morocco
What is not included in program
Travel insurance



Day 1: Best Experience from Marrakech to Essaouira on full day Trip

We will start an unforgettable private 1-day journey from Marrakech to Essaouira, starting at 8:30 am with your English-speaking tour guide/driver. Discover the captivating history of this ancient city, including the charming old medina and bustling port where you can observe the local fishermen as they ready their boats for a day at sea.

Take a leisurely stroll along the beach during the afternoon, followed by a delicious lunch by the port. Your tour concludes in the evening with a return trip to Marrakech, arriving at 19:00 pm.

We offers a variety of private day trips, each showcasing hidden gems and unique experiences. Our tours start at 8:30 am and end around 7 pm.

with pricing that varies depending on the number of travelers. To get a quote for your excursion, simply fill out our booking form or contact us.

Best Experience from Marrakech to Essaouira on full day Trip

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
April 8, 2023

Title: A Tranquil Escape: Discovering Essaouira on a Captivating Day Trip from Marrakech

Our day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira was a serene and invigorating journey that unveiled a whole new facet of Morocco’s allure. This carefully crafted adventure provided a respite from the city’s bustle, immersing us in the coastal charm and cultural tapestry of Essaouira.

From the moment we set off, the changing landscapes outside our windows hinted at the coastal escape that awaited us. Our skilled guide, a fountain of knowledge, shared intriguing insights about the regions we traversed, enriching the drive with context and history.

Arriving in Essaouira was like stepping into a calming oasis. The town’s unique blend of Moroccan and European influences was evident in its white-washed buildings, blue accents, and laid-back ambiance. Our exploration began with a stroll through the medina’s narrow streets, where vibrant markets and local artisans offered a tantalizing array of goods.

The star of the show, the Essaouira beach, welcomed us with its vast expanse of golden sand and crashing waves. The salty breeze was invigorating as we wandered along the coastline, the sound of seagulls and the distant melody of crashing waves creating a symphony of serenity.

The town’s historic ramparts and fortifications added a touch of antiquity to the landscape. Walking along the sturdy walls, we were treated to breathtaking panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the charming medina on the other. The juxtaposition of sea and city created a captivating visual contrast that lingered in our minds.

A highlight of the day was the bustling fishing port, where colorful boats bobbed in the water and fishermen went about their daily tasks. The sights, sounds, and vibrant atmosphere captured the essence of Essaouira’s coastal identity, offering a glimpse into the lives of those who call this place home.

As the day drew to a close, we found ourselves captivated by Essaouira’s unique charm, a blend of coastal tranquility and vibrant culture. Our return journey to Marrakech was filled with contentment and reflection, the memories of our day trip serving as a reminder of Morocco’s endless wonders.

For travelers seeking a peaceful escape from the city’s hustle and an immersion into a coastal haven, the day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira is an absolute gem. It’s an exploration that soothes the soul, ignites the senses, and leaves you with memories of a destination that is as captivating as it is inviting.

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