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Stroll through Marrakech’s New Town then head to the medina to explore life as it has been for hundreds of years. Explore the souqs and visit the city gates, palace, tombs, museums and Kotoubia Mosque. Enjoy lunch in a local cafe and see snake charmers and stalls set up in Djemma el-Fna.
- See Marrakech’s New Town.
- Explore medina life as it has been for hundreds of years.
- Visit the city gates, Discover a palace
- Wander through museums and the Kotoubia Mosque.
- Enjoy a traditional Moroccan lunch.
- See the sights of world heritage site Djemma el-Fna Square.
Tour style:Walking, Orientation, History & Heritage
Local English Speaking Guide, Entrance Fees Maison Tiskiwin/ Palais De Bahia/ Photography Museum/ Lunch/ Local Bus ticket.
Tips and Gratuities for your guide, items of a personal nature.
Group size:Maximum 12
- Duration: 8 hours
- Pickup location:
Hotel Caspien 12, rue Loubnane Gueliz.
- Pickup Time: 9.00 AM
- Drop off location:
Djemma El Fna Square.
Additional information :
- Voucher exchange details:
Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.
- Confirmation of booking:
Please contact Marrakech Urban Adventures to confirm your trip 24 hours prior to departure.
- Dress standard:
Morocco can be considered a liberal Muslim country as many Moroccan women do not wear headscarves, comparatively however, Morocco is very conservative by standards you may be accustomed to at home and you should dress accordingly. As a general guideline, shoulders, cleavage and knees should be covered at all times. Wearing shorts (men and women), low-cut tops, and showing midriff is not recommended as it will restrict your entry into buildings of a religious nature and family homes and is considered disrespectful to the local culture.
Long, light-couloured, lightweight sleeved shirts, trousers and skirts are respectful, cover your body, keep you cool in the heat and protect you from the harsh sun.
- Child policy:
Children must be between 6 and 11 years of age inclusively. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this day tour in Marrakech.
- Language: English
Start your day tour in Marrakech in the region of Gueliz, home to some of the city’s most stylish boutiques, hip restaurants, bars and gardens. Our first stop is the Theatre Royal. Then travel on to discover the Jnane El Harti Park, originally laid out as a formal French garden and zoo.
Crossing over Place du 16 Novembre, see the latest phase of urban regeneration in the city. Then visit the local street Marche Municipal and explore its abundance of flower stalls, foods and ceramics.
Wander along Mohammed V, through Bab Nkob to Ensemble Artisanal, a local state run craft project. Get an insight into how local crafts are made, there’s also an opportunity to purchase some unique mementos.
Afterwards, stroll through the Cyber Park where Marrakech’s youth hang out at internet terminals. The next stop is the city’s most famous minaret, Koutoubia Mosque, which towers majestically over its surroundings.
Take a break over lunch near Djemma el Fna and have lunch at a local cafe on a day tour in Marrakech.
Recharged, it’s time to head down colourful rue Riad Zitoun El Kedim and Maison Tiskwin to see a fascinating private collection of crafts and decorative arts from southern Morocco and the Sahara. Then visit the Palais De Bahia, a haven of shady courtyards and blue mosaic walls built for Bou Ahmed. The palace also includes beautiful quarters for his 4 wives and 24 concubines.
Visit the Photography museum and discover Marrakech from the past. The pictures on display change regularly drawing on over 4500 photos taken from 1870 to 1950.
Finally head back to Djemma el Fna Square where the tour finishes. Your local guide can provide instructions on how to get back to your hotel or you can continue your shopping in the local souqs.
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This trip is offered on a "join-in" basis. Maximum group size is 12.
If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour
- Cancellations made more than 2 days prior to travel receive a full refund
- Cancellations made 2 days or less prior to travel attract a 100% cancellation fee.
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