Shore of Essaouira Camel Trek 8Days/7Nights

Morocco's Atlantic Coast is gorgeous and, once you visit, you will want to come back. Essaouira, a relaxed town set 3 hours from Marrakech, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site - a protected city. The ramparts of Essaouria and the 16th century walled city offer astonishing views of the Atlantic Ocean. ..

This trip is for 8 days from Marrakech and back to Marrakech and you will have option to extend your holiday in Morocco as long as you want.

Pre-Trek Briefing:
Essaouira is a UNESCO World Heritage Site - a protected city. The ramparts of Essaouria and the 16th century walled city offer astonishing views of the Atlantic Ocean. ..
Day 1: Marrakech
We will be waiting for you at the airport in Marrakech. We then transfer you to Hotel or Riad, you can spend the afternoon visiting the Medina..
Day 2: Marrakech - Tafdna
Transfers by minibus (AC), to Tafdna, passing through Chichaoua and Ounara. Lunch stop en route. We then continue on through the Haha area, the Argan tree capital, arriving at the fishing port of Tafdna where we meet up with our camel drivers. "Test day" for camel riding. Evening in Bivouac on a sandy beach in Tafdna.
Day 3: Tafdna - Sidi Hamad Saeih
Once loaded the caravan will set off, passing over Cape Tafelny via the plateau and then drop down to the beach of Sidi Hamad Saeih, where we pitch our tents for the night.
Day 4: Sidi Hmad Saeih - Sidi Mbark
Our road follows the coast, either along the beach or across the higher plain (depending on wind conditions). Camp at Marabout Sidi Mbark.
Day 5: Sidi Mbark - Sidi Kaoukil
The coast stretches away to the horizon. Three linked beaches lead us to Sidi Kaouki. A fishing port and meeting place for wind-surfers. We spent the night camping on the beach.
Day 6: Sidi Kaouki - Essaouira
Start the day toward Sidi Kaouki, crossing the protected fishing village and the sea caves of Cape Sim. Around cape Sim, the town of Essaouira appears in the distance. We arrive there in the afternoon to have a well-earned rest and spent the night in a comfortable hotel.
Day 7: Essaouira - Marrakech
Tour of the town of Essaouira, an ancient Portuguese port, followed by lunch at a quayside restaurant where you can sample all types of fish and shellfish. Afternoon transfers to Marrakech and overnight in a hotel. Explore the Medina and shop in the souks
Day 8: Marrakech - Airport
There may be time to visit the legendary Jamaa El Fna square, depending on flight times. Transfer to the airport.

What is Included

  • Transfers from and to your hotel
  • English, French speaking Berber tour leader
  • Accommodation in Toubkal Refuge
  • Mules to carry your luggage during days of the trek
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Cooking man who prepares all the meals during the trek
  • All meals during your trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)
 

What is Not Included

  • Soft drink ( water....)
  • Personal travel insurance
 

What you need to bring ?

Good walking boots and socks

Comfortable shoes/slippers for camp/guesthouse

Trekking pants

Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants

Underwear / Long johns / T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket

Hat /Goggles (winter) and sunglasses (summer)

Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves

3 to 4 season sleeping bag

Walking stick

Day sack/backpack

Head torch / headlamp

Basic First Aid Kit - refer to trip dossier for details/p>

Ice axe and crampons (winter)

Water bottle or camel back (recommended)

Personal items (e.g. towel, sunscreen, wipes, toilet tissues, antibacterial handwash)

Small First Aid Kit including insect repellent, plasters, meds

Small rubbish bag to carry out what you carry in

Matches e.g. burn toilet paper

Trail snacks

Zip-Up bags for camera

Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tap


Start Date End Date Cost Season
01 Mai 31 October Summer Book
01 November 30 APril Winter Book

All The Morocco Trekking tours are guaranteed to depart at minimum of 2 people. We reccommend you to book your trip as soon as possible. Availability : This trek is available throughout the year, From December to April Winter Offer and from May To November Summer Offer. You can start the trek on any date you wish. Available: Book this trip now as spaces are available. (However internal flights &/or special permits may still be subject to availability.) Limited Availability: Limited spaces are available so please click on the “Contact Us” link to enquire about the departure status. Closed Closed: This date is unavailable. Please click on the “Contact Us” link to enquire about other trip departure dates or booking this trip as a private departure.

Trip Facts

Duration: 8 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Trip Cost: On request

Destination: Shore Essaouira

Best Season : Apr to Sep

Transportation :  Private Vehicle

Maximum Altituted: 400 m/ 1312,34 ft

Group Size: Min 2 person, Maximum 30

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