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Essaouira Extension

Visit the home city of the famous Djemaa el-Fna and the charming coastal city of Essaouira … 

Discover the ‘Red city’ and spend some time in the ‘Jewel of the Atlantic’.


Spend a full day in Marrakech, home city of the famous Djemaa el-Fna, the square of vibrant atmosphere and colourful open-air shows. Discover the historical and cultural sites of the ‘Red city’, hang around in the beautiful gardens around the city or visit one of the fascinating places nearby in the Atlas Mountains. 

Next morning we drive to Essaouira, the ‘Jewel of the Atlantic’ where we will have enough time to explore this charming city, to do some shopping or to hang around and relax a bit.

(This tour is recommended for all those who finish their tour in Marrakech and would like to spend some more days in Morocco to visit the Atlantic Coast.)


Next departure: as requested


Extension possibility:

From North to South (RTN2S) 

Any other roundtours finishing in Marrakech: RTDIS, RTIMP, RTMDA, RTROS

Any walking tours finishing in Marrakech: ACTRE, HAHPY, HAMGN, HAROS, HATOU, SHDRA


Similar tours:




  1. Arrive in Marrakech
  2. Explore Marrakech
  3. Marrakech – Essaouira
  4. Explore Essaouira
  5. Leave Essaouira










Day 1 / Arrive in Marrakech

Arrive in Marrakech – the ‘Red city’ – as included in the base tour program.

Lodging: as included in the base tour program

Provision: as included in the base tour program


Day 2 / Explore Marrakech

Today is a free day to explore Marrakech by yourself. We advise you to visit the Badia Palace and the museum Dar Si Said or spend some time in the labyrinthine souqs (markets) looking for souvenirs. You can also take a half-hour Calèche ride (a green horse-drawn carriage) to the Majorelle Garden. This peaceful garden decorated all over in blue was built by Jacques Majorelle, a French painter who fell in love with Morocco and later was bought by Yves Saint-Laurent. You can finish the day by relaxing in a hammam, a traditional Moroccan steam bath.

(Please note if you don’t want to walk around by yourself, you can take any of our one-day or half-day excursions in Marrakech or around Marrakech.)

Lodging: hotel or riad (same one as the night before)

Provision: breakfast (as included in the base tour program)


Day 3 / Marrakech – Essaouira

After breakfast we drive to the Atlantic Coast. If we are lucky enough, we can see goats on argan trees on the way. We arrive to Essaouira at around midday and in the afternoon we have a guided tour of the town including the port, the Portuguese fortification and the centuries-old medina.

Lodging: hotel

Provision: breakfast


Day 4 / Explore Essaouira

Today is free to explore more of this peaceful city, to do some shopping or to walk along the picturesque beach. There are also many pleasant cafes and some outstanding seafood restaurants.

Lodging: hotel (same one as the night before)

Provision: breakfast


Day 5 / Leave Essaouira

End of trip and we say goodbye. Have a nice flight back to home.

Please note that we are able to organise a post-trip accommodation if you wish to extend your stay for a few more days.

Lodging: -

Provision: breakfast


Services Included


  • Transfer from Marrakech to Essaouira: comfortable minibus, Four-Wheel Drive vehicles (4WD) or taxi (depending on the size of the group)
  • All accommodations: hotels/riads
  • All breakfasts (3B)
  • Professional tour leader and local staff during the whole trip:
    • Berber mountain guide certified by Morocco’s Ministry of Tourism to give you interesting information about the places you visit, the history and the culture of the country
    • a devoted team of experienced drivers and local guides
  • City tours/Programs: Essaouira (half-day)


Services NOT Included


  • Flight ticket to and from Morocco
  • Airport transfer from and to the airport (available for extra charge) and all other (optional) transport within Morocco
  • Insurance covering all your adventure activities (obligatory, please bring a copy with you)
  • Meals – except breakfasts (allow EUR 10 to 15 for each meal)
  • Soft drinks and personal purchases all over the trip
  • Entrance fee to monuments (except city tours/programs) and optional activities (e.g. hammam)
  • Tipping local staff (tour guide, local guides, driver) – not obligatory, only if you are satisfied




  • All breakfasts are included
  • All other meals and drinks (e.g. water) will be for your expenses. Your guide will help you to discover the local restaurants
  • Please inform us of any dietary, vegetarian or special meal requirements at the time of reservation


For further information please check ‘General trip info’.


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Highlights included

  • Marrakech, Essaouira (Atlantic coast)


  • Culture, history, nature, city tours, hammam (optional)


  • Easy

Transport during the tour

  • Minibus, 4WD or taxi 


  • Hotel/riad: 3 nights

Meals included

  • All (3) breakfasts


  • Runs all year round