6 Day The Pearl of Essaouira Horse Riding Holiday in Diabat
Ranch de Diabat, Douar Diabat n°6, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Morocco Horse Riding Holiday
Discover the region around Essaouira while riding and adore the wonderful Barb-Arabic horses! Enjoy the sun, taste delicious Moroccan food, and have an unforgettable time. This trail ride is a circular ride around Souiri; starting from the village of Diabat, feel the wind along the Atlantic coast and explore the fishing villages and experience true Berber living. Do not pass on this great opportunity to discover the diverse landscapes of the Essaouira region!
Airport transfer included:
Marrakesh Menara Airport
You will spend the first and last nights at a hotel in Essaouira and three nights in the Berber camp under a Berber tent. Your accommodation will be in collective tents for six to seven people or, if you wish, in igloo tents for two people. The camp is equipped with a shower in a shower tent, however, depending on the availability of fresh water, showering may not be possible every day.
Individual travellers: If Ranch de Diabat doesn't find the second person for a double room, there will be a supplement for a single room.
Day 1: Arrive in Essaouira
You will be picked up at Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK) and transferred to Essaouira. There will be a briefing on the processing of the hike. You will have dinner and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 2 - 4: Horseback Riding
Have your breakfast and start grooming horses at 8 a.m. and at 10 a.m. the tour will start. During lunchtime, one hour and a half will be allocated for your picnic lunch and rest. At 5 p.m., arrive at the bivouac with Moroccan tea and sweets. Dinner will be held at the bivouac; every evening, you can enjoy a campfire, a traditional Moroccan meal, and camping in a Berber tent.
Everyday, you will go riding for about five hours. The Pearl of Essaouira holiday will take you to discover many different landscapes of the region: sand dunes, deserted beaches, cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and fishing villages. Accompanied by your guide, you will have the opportunity to trot and canter, as well as to cross oueds or rivers, until your arrival at your camp every night.
Day 5: Back to Essaouira
The last day of riding is dedicated to the discovery of the coastline and the city of Souiri. This stage takes half a day, lunch will be served on the way back to the ranch. The afternoon is free, with the option of shopping in the medina of Essaouira, or having a massage and Hammam. You will have dinner and spend the night at the hotel in Essaouira.
Day 6: Departure
From the hotel in Essaouira, you will be transferred to Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK) or Essaouira-Mogador Airport (ESU).
Things to note:
You will ride for an average of five hours a day.
You will depart camp at around 10 a.m., pause at around 1:30 p.m. to eat and rest, arrive at the camp at about 5 p.m., then eat dinner and sleep at the camp
Your luggage will be stored in the support vehicle, which will be stationed at the lunch and dinner campsites. Please bring flexible bags rather than rigid suitcases and do not pack unnecessary items.