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7 Days Marrakesch to Essaouira


Enjoy sightseeing tour of Marrakesh

Enjoy sightseeing tour of Essaouira coastal town

Day 1: Arrival in Marrakesh

Upon arrival at Marrakesh Menara airport, our staff will meet and assist you, and then transfer you to your accommodation at Riad Dar Karma or a similar hotel.

Day 2: Marrakesh the pearl of south

Start your full day city tour by visiting the historical monument, Bahia Palace, with its fascinating sides and carved ceilings. Next, you will visit the Medersa Ben Youssef. After that, you will wander through the famous Majorelle Gardens, founded by French painter Jacques Majorelle and restored by designer Yves Saint Laurent.

In the afternoon, you will have lunch at your leisure. Then, continue your tour by visiting the Koutoubia Mosque and strolling through the famous square of Jemaa el-Fnaa, where you can admire food stalls, storytellers, henna tattoo painters, musicians, acrobats, and other entertainers. After that, you will stroll through various souks (markets) and the ancient Medina (old city) to experience Moroccan authenticity and culture.

Accommodation : Riad dar Karma or similar

Meal: Breakfast

Day 3: Ourika Valley & Atlas Mountains

At 9:00 am, your driver will pick you up from your Marrakesh accommodation for a full-day tour to the Atlas Mountains and Ourika Valley, just a 44-minute drive from the city. Along the way, you’ll be amazed by the stunning landscapes of green mountains, hills, and Berber villages.

Once you arrive in Ourika, you’ll embark on a short hike through mountainous terrain to discover Setti Fatima, the valley, and its waterfalls. You can enjoy a leisurely lunch of Berber tagine at one of the traditional local restaurants near the cold river bank, with panoramic views.

This day trip offers an opportunity to integrate with the Berber people, learn their language and their simple way of life, and visit their small vegetable and fruit gardens and handmade houses.

In the afternoon you reach your accommodation at around 17h00 or 17H30

Accommodation: Riad Dar Karma or similar

Meal: Breakfast

Day 4: Marrakesh – Essaouira Trip

Your driver will collect you from your Marrakesh accommodation for a hassle-free journey to Essaouira beach city, a 2.5 hour drive from Marrakesh. Along the way, you’ll stop to see the famous goats perching on Argan trees and visit an Argan oil factory to learn about the traditional production methods and various uses of the precious oil.

A high spot will be visited to view the whole Essaouira from above, and you’ll have the opportunity to take a picture on a camel before arriving in Essaouira. Once there, you’ll be dropped off at the Medina and the harbor, and you’ll have free time to explore the beautiful old medina, including its shops, alleys, and local market, as well as watching the craftsmen at work.

You’ll also have plenty of time to visit the Scala and enjoy the sea view from above, and enjoy fresh seafood at a local restaurant at your leisure. Finally, take a relaxing walk on the beach and soak up the sun.

Accommodation: Hotel Des Îles Essaouira or similar

Meal: Breakfast

Day 5: Essaouira Coastal Town

Your itinerary is updated with free time to enjoy the coastal town of Essaouira.

Your accommodation for the night will be Hotel Des Îles Essaouira or a similar hotel, and breakfast is included.

Day 6: Essaouira – Marrakesh

After breakfast at the hotel, you will return to Marrakesh and have time to rest at your accommodation. In the afternoon, your driver will take you on a Marrakesh desert safari with 4WD, quad and sunset camel ride.

At the comfortable Bedouin camp, you can get a henna tattoo, savor a Moroccan dinner by the campfire, and watch a mesmerizing belly dance show while stargazing on clear nights.

Accommodation: Innara Camp Agafay or Similar

Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 7: Departure

Check out from your hotel after breakfast and the driver will transport you to Menara Marrakesh Airport for your departure flight. The Check Inn Morocco team wishes you a safe and pleasant journey.


  • The package includes private hotel pick up and drop off.
  • A professional bilingual driver is provided.
  • Arrival and departure transfers are included.
  • Daily breakfast is part of the package.
  • Dinner will be provided in Agafay.
  • A private car is included in the package.
  • Insurance is provided for the car.
  • A local guide is included.
  • Water will be provided in the car.
  • Fast track service is part of the package.
  • Hotel accommodations are included.
  • Wifi is available for guests.

Not included

Entrance fees for sites

Trip Duration

7 Days

Private tours

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