Welcome to Guinea

Devastatingly, the country was caught up in the West Africa Ebola outbreak in 2014. The country was officially declared Ebola-free in June 2016, and related travel restrictions were lifted, meaning now is the time to explore.

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Private One-Way Transfer from Marrakesh to Essaouira

Essaouira, is situated in the face of the Atlantic Ocean and the account 77 966 inhabitants in 2014. From the Antiquity, Essaouira is inhabited by the Berber natives, the Phoenician then Romain, it is that from XV ème century that the site is really occupied by the Portuguese, who build in 1506 a fortress and ramparts quickly abandoned in front of the relentless resistance of the local population. Its former medina extends over around thirty hectares, built on a rocky peninsula in the ocean in a continuation of islands scattered on the coast. It is sultan Mohammed ben Abdellah who orders his construction from 1760. Several renowned architects participate in it, such Théodore Cornut, who draws the plan of the city. Essaouira and its surroundings have a fauna and a flora exceptional. Classified biological reserve since 1980, the island of Mogador is a very appreciated natural and ornithological site. He counts several species of birds such as gulls, gulls, big cormorants, pale straps and big ravens, but it is especially a place of welcome for the very rare 700 couples of Eleanor's hawks which come to reproduce there between April and October before leaving for distant Madagascar. Thanks to all these natural, historic and cultural aspects, the island of Mogador, his port, dating VII ème century and the beaches, allowing the practice of water sports.Essaouira welcomes every year the festival of the music gnaoua, native of the empire of the Western Sudan (Mali, Guinea, Senegal, Ghana, Niger) .Des slaves were returned by these countries and enlisted in the army of sultan Ahmed El Mansour. After his death, these troops were scattered and a party found itself to Essaouira. They participated in the works of the bulwarks of the city. It is also renamed for the practice of the windsurfing and the kitesurf, thanks to the powerful winds which blow almost constantly in the bay, as well as the annual organization of a stage of the world cup of kitesurf. Its specific small business sector is also appreciated, such the work of the wood of thuja. The fish market and spices is it just as much. The region of Essaouira has for peculiarity to possess a great deal of fields of argan trees and stays the only region in the world to produce this type of oil. The argan oil is always estimated for its qualities of skincare and its particular taste in the cooking. The excursion is the ideal opportunity to explore completely the world heritage of this city classified by the UNESCO since 2001, to take advantage of its golden beach, its mysterious alleys and its beautiful home-made creations.

$89.89 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Marrakech Full Day Walking City Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Marrakech Desert Trips, Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionExplore the souks of Marrakech and landmarks with this one-day visit with lunch (Lunch Not Included) and discover the secrets of the incredible history of the Red City. Visit the Koutoubia Mosque, one of the most beautiful mosques in the Muslim world. Admire its minaret 77 meters before you get to the Ben Youssef Madrasa XIV century, the largest Koranic school Maghreb. Continue visiting the Dar Si Said Museum, former Alawite style palace of the nineteenth century. Enjoy traditional crafts of southern Morocco, including carpets, clothes and weapons. Then explore the magnificent gardens of the Bahia Palace. Only apartments of the “Belle”, the boardroom and the beautiful marble courtyard open to the public. Admire the Saadian tombs with impressive ornamentation, built for Sultan Ahmed al-Mansur. Continue the Menara gardens at the foot of the Atlas, and walk among the olive trees surrounding the pool. Enjoy panoramic views of the snowy peaks in the background. Enter the maze of streets that houses the souks of Marrakech. Explore the different neighborhoods organized by artisans in a structured system, and learn basketry, dried fruits, spices, Berber carpets, and more. Some souks to note, as the streets of the souk Smarine, leading to Rahba Kedima, where they sold slaves. Enjoy traditional Moroccan cuisine in a beautiful setting, before heading to the immense Djemaa El Fna square, traditional meeting place for farmers and traders in the region of Souss, the High Atlas Mountains and southern Morocco. In the morning, stroll around the fruit vendors and spices and the afternoon, let yourself go by the Gnawa dancers (descendants of slaves Guinea), playing music, telling legends and charming snakes.Duration: 6 hours