From 120 euros ( up to 3 pax)
From Marrakech , head southwest to this beautiful coastal city of Essaouira. It is an exciting journey where the scenery is so diverse
Departure from the hotel: 9 am. Arrival back to the hotel 5 pm.
On the way, you will likely come across trees filled with goats! It is almost impossible to believe it, but goats have special hooves that enable them to climb these Argan trees. Your driver will stop for you to take a picture, and the farmers owning the goats will expect you to give them same little tip.
You will even have a chance to visit a Berber house, meet its people, and get deeper understanding of their culture.
You will also make a must-see stop , to visit a women Argan cooperative , where you will yet explanations about how Argan oil and its products are made by local women including widows.
The town is one of the oldest sites in Morocco. Due to its strategic location, it had been targeted , in the past , by many races , which makes its history old , rich and interesting . The hippies, from all over the world, discovered it in 1968, and found it an ideal place to live and fulfill their dreams. Essaouira today is a perfect example of coexistence of different races –Berbers, arabs, Jews, etc. they all live in perfect harmony ,and everybody respects everybody else ’s social and religious values. The town is known for surfing , and the main craft of most artisans is the manquetry on Thuya wood . It is also famous for high quality of silver jewelry.
Essaouira has got one of the most important fishing ports. There are many varieties of fish, and it is all fresh. There are a lot of eating choices in the town, and the prices are reasonable.
N.B: the departure and arrival times are flexible, so they can slightly change when necessary.