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All ages
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Valid until 31st December 2023
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Marrakech > Essaouira  > Marrakech 

Take this guided private full day tour to Essaouira and discover one of the most beautiful coastal towns of Morocco.

Situated idyllically near the Alantic coast, the beach of Essaouira is a popular place for enthusiastic windsurfers and squawking seagulls. The coastal city has had a surge in popularity, drawing ‘Game Of Thrones’ fans from all over the globe as it is the setting for the city of Astapor in the television series. The Arabic and Muslim architecture of the site illustrates the styles found in 18th century Morocco, whilst European influences abound too, creating a unique spectacle reflecting the area’s past as a cosmopolitan port area.

Explore the ancient Medina with its local shops and markets and haggle for that souvenir or gift for a loved one back at home. Take time to relax at the beach and even try one of many activities on offers such as kite surfing, wind surfing and even explore the area by horse.

A great full day guided tour that lets you discover this enchanting and ancient port and town.

Highlights

  • Visit the Skala Kasbah with a stunning view over the Atlantic ocean
  • Visit the fishing port and discover its famous traditional boats
  • Visit places where the Game of Thrones was partly filmed
  • Walk through the old Medina of Essaouira
  • Enjoy fresh seafood at one of the local restaurants at the harbor

 

Inclusions:

  • Transportation in a modern A/C mini van
  • Official English speaking tour guide
  • Professional driver
  • Road taxes
  • Pick up and drop of from/to the nearest car accessible point to your hotel/Riad
  • Chilled Water
  • Morning Tea
  • Seafood Lunch

 

Is this tour for me?

TRAVEL STYLE Private Guided Day Tour perfect for couples, families, friends or the solo adventurer.
SERVICE LEVEL This package is a premium quality Private Day Tour hosted by our Local Expert EasyGo Tours
PHYSICAL RATING Great for people of all ages and levels of fitness.
DURATION Approximately 9 Hours

 

Pricing for Guest (USD):

Travelling Style Price per Person
Solo Traveller $246
2 Guests $165
3 Guests $138
4 – 6 Guests $125
7 to 12 Guests $105

For group bookings larger than 12 please connect with us for pricing

 

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Jamaa El Fna Square

Marrakech to Essaouira

Our tour guide and driver will meet you near Ali hotel at the Jamaa El Fna Square and depart at 8:00am towards the west taking in the stunning landscapes as we head towards Essaouira which is a journey of about 3 hours.

On the way we might be lucky to see some goats sitting proudly in the Argan trees, the famous trees from which local people collect the nuts to make Argan oil (known as Moroccan oil),

2

Essaouira

Upon arrival at Essaouira your guide will walk you through the port to see the famous blue boats locals have used for fishing for generations. You will also visit the tower that was made famous by the Game of Thrones series.

3

Medina exploration and Lunch

Encompassed by towering walls, the medinas of Morocco are filled with narrow streets, tiny alleyways, market places and historical mosques. The purpose of each medina was to keep out invading armies, which is the reason why all four imperial cities of Morocco boast their own. Each medina has its own unique story to tell and the Essaouira Medina is stunning and unique in its own way.

Your guide will take into the ancient part of this town to explore and then enjoy a traditional lunch at a local restaurant,

4

Explore or relax on the beach

After lunch choose to either continue to explore this ancient coastal town you can enjoy some free time and relax by the beautiful beach. If you like the action then you can choose from one of the optional activities, like horse riding, quad biking or windsurfing.

5

Return to Marrakech

After a day of exploration settle in and enjoy the stunning scenery as we take the return journey to Marrakech and drop you at the nearest place to your accommodation.

End of Services

Private Guided Day Tours

Exclusions

  • Other personal expenses
  • Drinks except bottled water which is included
  • Other activities
  • Tips, and all services not clearly mentioned

 Key Information Remarks

  • Prices are net per person in United States Dollars (USD) and are subject to change without prior notice
  • No refund for any un-utilized Tour or Activity

Guide surcharge:

Guide Type Individual Group
French speaking guide $55 per day $65 per day
German Speaking guide $80 per day $85 per day
Spanish speaking guide $55 per day $65 per day

Remarks

  • Prices are net per person in United States Dollars (USD) and are subject to change without prior notice
  • Prices are based on twin-share basis except solo travellers and are subject to room availability upon Package booking
  • No refund for any un-utilized Package
  • Surcharge for other languages speaking guide (Advise at time of booking)
  • Airport transfer surcharge of USD 5 per person each way for pick-up or send-off from 21:00 hrs to 06:00hrs (adjust based on group size)

Child policy

  • Child under 5: Free of charge
  • Child 6 to 12: 50% of tour cost 
  • Child over 13 and above: 100% of adult cost

 CANCELLATION: 

  • Period before arrival* Amount of Cancellation of the Tour or Activity Price
  • More than 60 days before arrival- Free Of Charge (FOC)
  • More than 45 days before arrival– 30%
  • Less than 21 days before arrival – 50%
  • Less than 14 days before arrival – 80%
  • Failure on traveling date at point of arrival 100%

Local Culture

The Moroccan people are modest, so avoid wearing clothes that are too short or revealing in public and in particular at religious or culturally significant places.

Ask permission before taking someone’s photo.

Arrival Complications

We don’t expect any problems, and nor should you. However, if you are unable to commence your Tour as scheduled for any reason, please contact us immediately. Please refer to our emergency contact details.

Emergency Contact

If you need to contact us in an emergency, it is best to call the Green Cultural Travel Local Expert Partner. If you don’t receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message with your contact information so they can return your call as soon as possible.

Emergency contact numbers

EasyGo Tours

Gsm/wathsapp ( français) : 00212 661348093
Gsm/wathsapp ( English: 00212 661252381 /0021262175808

Tipping

Depending on the service, it is discretionary in Europe to tip service providers, such as waiters. Though not compulsory, tipping shows an expression of satisfaction with the people who have assisted you on your holiday. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels. 

When selecting your Tour or Activity please read the brochure and itinerary carefully to assess your ability to cope with the requirements of your selected product.

Safety and Security

We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt for keeping your valuables safe. Leave your expensive jewellery at home. You won’t need it while travelling. Many of the hotels you stay at have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables while on tour. 

Medical Form

 As a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their personal luggage. 

 Green Cultural Travel – Community Programs

As we are owned by Green Cultural Travel Hub Limited UEN 201705140R a Singapore registered “Not for Profit” company our profits allow us to continue our support of community projects in the destinations our guests visit.

Purchasers of our Packages will automatically become members of our Green Cultural Travel Hub a place of connection for like minded travellers wanting to make a difference.  Members of our Hub receive a monthly magazine and access to some great travel specials and follow the progress of the community programs we support. Guests can also take the opportunity when booking a Package to make their own donation to Green Cultural Travel Hub Limited.

Local Dress

In Morocco, the dress standard can be more conservative than it is back home. When packing, try to choose long, loose, lightweight, clothing that will keep you comfortable in the season your are travelling in.

 Green Cultural Travel Hub

When you purchase a Green Cultural Travel package you automatically become a member of the Green Cultural Travel Hub. This connects you to us and like-minded travellers. Our bi-monthly magazine is full of travel news, trip information, interesting stories, special offers and contests. We also include more information on how you can give back, and support, the people and places we love to visit through our local Community Programmes.