Sidi Ahmed Essayeh Essaouira

5.0 (5)
4 days 3 nights
Morocco
Difficulty
Moderate
Comfort
Basic
Basic+
Weight limit
120 kg / 265 lb

Join the Escape and delve into one of Morocco's most beautiful and secluded beaches.

Your journey begins in the quaint village of Diabat, known for its laid-back charm and historical significance. From here, you will embark on a trail ride that leads you through a variety of contrasting landscapes. Traverse the serene argan forests, where the unique argan trees are native to this region. Experience the aromatic eucalyptus groves, filling the air with their refreshing scent.

As you continue your journey, you will ride over expansive golden dunes, a hallmark of the Moroccan coastline, offering stunning vistas and a unique riding experience. The trail then takes you past dramatic cliffs that provide awe-inspiring views of the vast Atlantic Oceanю

The adventure culminates at the stunning Iftane beach, a hidden gem along the Moroccan coast. Here, the pristine sands and the gentle sounds of the ocean offer a serene and picturesque conclusion to your journey.

from US$ 545
per tourist for 4 days
Departing from
Diabat, Essaouira, Morocco
Available dates
Only in the Horse Tours Club
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Soufiane B. is the provider and guide of this trip
The provider speaks: English
Soufiane is at the core of organizing activities. He coordinates all operations, from managing itineraries to optimizing customer experiences, ensuring every detail contributes to a flawless and memorable adventure for every visitor.

Tour highlights

Golden Dunes Along the Sea
Traverse the rolling golden dunes that characterize the Moroccan coastline, offering a unique riding experience and stunning views.
Ride to the Edge of Dramatic Cliffs
Pass by imposing cliffs that overlook the Atlantic Ocean, providing dramatic vistas and excellent photo opportunities.
Sleep Under the Starry Sky
Beneath the vast, starry sky, the world feels infinitely peaceful and dreams become boundless.

Route details

Day 1
Diabat to Argan Lands

Setting out from Diabat, the first day is dedicated to exploring the enchanting argan forests. 

This includes a visit to the oldest and largest argan grove in Argana, providing a deep dive into the region's natural heritage. 

An engaging argan oil workshop offers hands-on experience, highlighting the importance of interactive tourism. 

Midday, enjoy a relaxing lunch under the shade of eucalyptus trees, immersing yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings. 

The day concludes with an overnight stay in a carefully chosen setting, encapsulating the natural and cultural beauty of the region.

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Day 2
Heading to Iftane
Day 3
Delights of Iftane
Day 4
From the Beaches back to Diabat
Difficulty
Moderate
Tour provider's comments

Our tours cater to all skill levels, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.

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Accommodation

Comfort
Basic
Basic+
Tent / Guest House
2 nights

Our 3-day horseback riding tour offers two distinct accommodation choices: traditional bivouac and cozy guesthouses (auberges). Both options are designed to enhance your adventure with unique experiences that reflect the cultural richness and natural beauty of Essaouira. 

Whether you prefer the rustic charm of a bivouac or the comfort of a guesthouse, both options ensure a memorable stay during your horseback riding adventure.

2 nights
Bivouac

Our bivouac accommodation offers a unique and immersive experience, allowing you to connect with the natural beauty of Essaouira and its surroundings. This traditional camping setup is designed to provide comfort while ensuring you feel close to nature.

Location: The bivouac sites are strategically chosen to offer breathtaking views of the Atlantic coast, serene argan forests, and the majestic sand dunes of the region. Each location is selected for its tranquility and natural beauty, providing a perfect backdrop for a memorable camping experience.

Facilities:

  • Sleeping Arrangements: Comfortable sleeping mats and warm blankets are provided to ensure a restful night's sleep under the stars. Each tent is spacious enough to accommodate two to three people.
  • Tents: Traditional Moroccan tents are used, providing both shelter and a cultural touch. These tents are designed to withstand the elements while offering a cozy interior.
  • Amenities: Basic amenities include portable toilets and washing facilities, ensuring hygiene and convenience even in the wilderness.
  • Campfire: A central campfire is set up each evening, where guests can gather to share stories, enjoy traditional Moroccan tea, and savor freshly prepared meals.

Atmosphere: Staying in a bivouac allows you to fully immerse yourself in the serene environment of the Moroccan landscape. The clear night sky, free from light pollution, offers a stunning view of the stars, creating a peaceful and reflective atmosphere. The sound of the waves crashing on the shore or the wind rustling through the trees adds to the unique charm of this accommodation.

Meals: Meals are a highlight of the bivouac experience, with our team preparing traditional Moroccan dishes using fresh, local ingredients. Enjoy hearty breakfasts, picnic lunches, and delicious dinners cooked over the campfire, offering a taste of authentic Moroccan cuisine.

Safety: Your safety is our top priority. Our experienced guides are always on hand to ensure your well-being, and the campsites are chosen with safety in mind. We also provide all necessary safety equipment, including first aid kits and communication devices.

Another option
2 nights
Auberge

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Group meeting place
Diabat, Essaouira, Morocco
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Included

  • accommodation (bivouac or inn);
  • local transfers;
  • all meals and drinks;
  • sleeping equipment;
  • riding helmet. 

 

You may also bring your own sleeping gear or helmet if you prefer. 

Extras

  • airfare;
  • airport transfers;
  • insurance;
  • personal expenses.

Group size

up to 12 tourists

Duration

4 days
3 nights

It's important to know

What equipment and clothing should I bring?

Please bring riding clothes, suitable shoes, seasonal clothing, sun protection, and your personal toiletrie.

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Tour reviews

5.0
Based on 5 reviews
  • C
    Camper
    25 Jun, 2024
    about provider
    Magnifique balade, très professionnelle, où le respect des chevaux est prioritaire. Je recommande vivement. Merci pour tout.
    25 Jun, 2024
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    Coastal
    23 Jun, 2024
    about provider
    Activité très bien organisée, avec un guide sympathique et professionnel. En résumé, nous avons passé une soirée formidable !
    23 Jun, 2024
  • V
    Venden
    16 Jun, 2024
    about provider
    I don't know where to begin, as my experiences have been so captivating; I've had several, and each one has been incredible. Abdo and Soufiane are excellent guides, attentive to your desires and expectations. They know how to make you feel confident, explaining every detail (regarding the landscapes, villages, horses, etc.). They are very educational, funny, and incredibly kind. The hiking routes are well-designed, very safe, and the landscapes are breathtaking... Thanks to them, I fell in love with the country! Their horses are incredibly gentle, well cared for, and in excellent condition: no injuries, up-to-date farriery, etc. On top of that, you'll have plenty of memories with photos and videos... In summary, I can only recommend 100% minimum! Go there with your eyes closed 🇲🇦❤️
    16 Jun, 2024

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