Best Essaouira One Day trip From Marrakech

Itinerary Overview 

The Essaouira One Day trip from Marrakech is by far one the most selected day tours. So Many visitors discover this hidden gem for the first time and they decide right away that they will come back for sure, to see and explore more of this artsy, and peaceful town of Essaouira.

Essaouira is a charming coastal city in western Morocco, Known for its relaxing cool weather, its vibrant arts scene, and also its picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Medina.

The great thing about this experience is that exploring this hidden Gem of  Essaouira is easy on your own and  You May not need a local guide for the tour of the city. if you insist on having one, your driver will help you hire a local guide for the tour.

Essaouira One Day Trip from Marrakech Itinerary :

Our Essaouira One Day trip from Marrakech will start when we pick you up from your accommodation (hotel/Riad) at 8 a.m.

Our journey takes around 2.5 to 3 hours to get to Essaouira,  we will make our first stop in  Chichaoua village where we gonna have a cup of coffee before we continue the road.

Upon arrival to Essaouira, you will get to explore some of the most beautiful sightseeing Such as the fishing port of Essaouira, Moulay Hassan Square, and Skala Kasbah; which was a citadel in the times of war, and you will also get to Visit some of the beautiful art galleries of City while you Strolling the Medina.

At lunchtime, it would be a great opportunity to try some of the tasty seafood from Moroccan cuisine at a seaside restaurant.

After Enjoying your tasty lunch and taking a break, you can visit Essaouira’s sandy beaches to Relax or have a camel ride along the beach, Why not do some  Wind and kitesurfing? 

Later in the late afternoon, you will meet the driver to hit the road back to Marrakech, and your day excursion from Marrakech to Essaouira will end with a drop-off at your hotel or Jamaa Lafna.

Additional Tips:

  •  Dress comfortably, especially if you plan to spend time on the beach.
  • Bring your sunscreen, sunglasses, and your hat for protection against the sun.
  • Don’t forget Your Camera to Capture the beautiful sunset over the Atlantic Ocean before departing from Essaouira.s

The price Includes

  •  pick up and drop off at your accommodation (Airport, hotel, Riad ..)
  • Private Air-conditioned vehicle 
  • Private Experienced Guide/driver
  • Car fuel and  insurance 
  • stops anywhere  you like  for  pics 

The price doesn't include :

  •  flights ( Air tickets )
  • Lunches 
  • Drinks
  • Tips 
  • insurance 
  • Any not mentioned in our One day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira.

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Most frequent questions and answers​

Morocco is a welcoming destination, however, some countries need visas to get into Morocco. For most foreign nationals, such as Americans, Canadians, Australians/New Zealand, Europeans, and other passport holders, in length is restricted to three months (90 days), If your stay is longer you will need to apply for an extension visa with a local police station. Read More

Tourism in Morocco is growing at an incredible rate. Because of this, the level of security in the country is upgraded every year. The Moroccan government dedicates a lot of resources, especially human resources, to ensure that the tourists are safe while they are in Morocco; this includes tourist police and highly competent guides. And therefore Morocco is a safe country to travel to, and it’s regarded as one of the most stable countries in North Africa and the Middle East.  Read More 

The official currency of Morocco is the Dirham commonly represented by the symbol (DH) and consists of coins and banknotes, and it’s a closed currency, meaning that technically you can’t buy or sell it outside of Morocco, So you’ll need to wait until you arrive in Morocco to exchange your cash (currency) to Dirhams. Read More

Ramadan is a month-long Islamic holiday. A sacred month is when people fast, which is not limited only to food, but also includes water or any drinks, cigarettes, and even sex. Muslims fast from dawn till dusk, They eat a meal before sunrise (Suhor) and break their fasting after sunset (Iftar) with friends and family. This holy month follows the lunar pattern, so it moves 10 days forward on the Gregorian calendar every year.

Many travelers tend to avoid coming to Morocco during this sacred month when Most shops and restaurants get closed and most of the streets are empty. But the thing is that the shops, restaurants, hotels, bazaars, and everything with tourist interest are open and working during this time of the year. Read More

It’s a good idea to have travel insurance, to protect you from unforeseen scenarios for your Morocco Tour. It is something we hope you will never need, but you will eventually. It covers those minor incidents, such as losing your items breaking your camera, or covering an emergency while you are traveling.

Traveling is one of the most exciting experiences, so don’t end up losing all the money you own and have invested in your vacation by not having travel insurance.

Dressing decent and shy is a nice thing to do, especially for women to show respect to the inhabitants of Morocco because some of them consider a short dress that reveals much of the body disrespectful, especially in villages, small towns, and holy places.


Taking pictures is one of the things you should know about while you are in Morocco. So if you want to take pictures, you should ask first because some people don’t like it, and some of them are payable, for example, the snake charmer (in Jamaa Alfna at Marrakech) if you want to take a picture it will cost 20 DH or maybe more.

 The Internet in Morocco is readily available and reliable. The majority of “Riads” and hotels or even restaurants have Wi-Fi. Usually, Wi-Fi is best in the public areas of the Riad or the hotel, like the central courtyards.
Skype should work just fine for you if you’d like to make calls at home, so traveling with your laptop or tablet would be nice. Read More

Any time during the year is a great and suitable time to visit Morocco, depending on how you like things to be; warmer, colder, or just cool nice, and depending on what you planning to do too.

If you come around in Spring or Autumn, you will enjoy the warm and pleasant weather all across Morocco not just in the North (the amazing spot for Nature lovers).
It can be very hot in Summer but the nights can be cold because the temperature drops and tends to plummet.

In the Winter between November and January, the Peaks get full of snowfall, which is the best time to visit Morocco for skiing and enjoy the snow in the little Switzerland Of Morocco ” Ifrane”.  Read More