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Essaouira Day Trip

Walk to the famous Squala português fortress dating from the eighteenth century.


Overview

Enjoy a relaxing walk along the beach, historically famous for its fishing, and more recently as a windsurfing destination. Walk to the famous Squala português fortress dating from the eighteenth century or enjoy the fishing trawler in the harbor surrounded by characteristic typical white houses with blue decorations.

Our fanstatic location

Marrakech, Imlil in the Atlas Mountains, Sahara Desert in Zagora & Merzouga.

Local guides

Graduated guides from CFAMM & from Royal Moroccan Federation of Skiing & Mountaineering.

Beautiful Hiking area

Toubkal national park, Tassaouete valley, Roses valley, Jabel Saghro & Sahara desert.

Well-equipped Climbers

Multi languages : drivers, chefs, mules men. First aiders, Health & Safety, Food hygiène.


Itinerary

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Point A Pick Up & See Tree Goats

Start : 08h in the morning and back in Marrakech in the late afternoon Begin your experience with a pickup from your hotel in an air-conditioned SUV or minivan and drive to Essaouira. The old Mogador is a city that has hosted several personalities as Orson Welles, Jimy Hendrix and Cat Stevens. Learn how it was known in Roman times for producing the purple dye used in imperial togas, and hear tales of its time under Portuguese rule, when its name was ‘Mogadore.’ On route, stop to visit an an Argan Women’s Co-operative to see the women at work extracting oil from argan nuts, and then continue your journey westward.

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Point B Arrival in Essaouira & Free Time to Explore the City

Once in Essaouira you can walk to the famous Squala português fortress dating from the eighteenth century or enjoy the fishing trawler in the harbor surrounded by characteristic typical white houses with blue decorations. Stroll along the harborside and view the Skala fortress with its wave-lashed ramparts and cannons. Visit the medina and municipal market, and explore the jeweler's quarter and a handicrafts complex as your guide explains Essaouira’s artistic heritage. Return: +/- 6pm

What is included :

Pickup & drop off service

Air-conditioned minivan or 4WD car

English speaking driver

No Shopping strops

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