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  2. Marrakesh-Safi
  3. Essaouira

From Essaouira: Argan Forest Half-day Tour with Tea

Product ID: 277837
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Discover the Argan Forest on a half-day guided tour. Enjoy the warm hospitality of a Berber family and visit an Argan cooperative.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French

Pickup included

Pickup is included from your hotel in Essaouira.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the famous Argan forest
  • Enjoy the warm hospitality of a Berber family
  • Take photos to remember your visit
Full description
Argan trees are unique in the world and grow only in Morocco. Visit an Argan tree forest on this half-day tour and learn about this fascinating tree. Walk through the forest with your guide and learn about their importance to this region of Morocco. The walk is relatively easy and is suitable for people looking for a leisurely stroll.

Throughout the walk, the guide will share interesting insights into and point out the different stages of the tree‛s life cycle. You'll also learn about the many different products derived from the trees and their fruit.

You'll also walk through a small village where you'll see a Marabout (saint‛s temple) featuring elements dating back to the 16th century, and then you'll  experience local hospitality first-hand meeting a local Berber family and sharing tea with them. Finally, at the end of the walking tour, you will visit a women's cooperative where you will discover the secret of making the famous Argan oil.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off
  • Tea
  • Guided walking tour
Organized by

Ecolodge Adventures

Product ID: 277837