Private Marrakech Medina, Palaces & Tombs Discovery Tour

With alleys within alleys, and lane ways that lead nowhere, navigating Marrakech's medina alone is a one-way ticket to Planet Frustration. Join this private Marrakech tour to see it all, minus the sweaty confusion and language fails!


  • Explore the labyrinth-like Marrakech medina, with a local to guide you

  • Savour the scent and taste of freshly baked bread at a local bakery and see how tanjia is prepared at a traditional hammam

  • Listen to the stories of sultans and slaves in a decadent palace

  • Discover photographs of Marrakech from over 100 years ago

  • Visit Djemaa El-Fna, an iconic Marrakech treasure

Local English-speaking guide
Sample of freshly baked bread
Entrance fees to palais de Bahia
Entrance fees to the Photography museum
Tips/gratuities for your guide
Important Information
What is included in the tour?

Local English-speaking guide, a sample of freshly baked bread, entrance fees to Palais De Bahia and the Photography Museum

What isn't included in the tour?

Tips/gratuities for your guide

Where do we meet?

Outside Café France in Djemaa El-Fna. As you walk into Djemaa El-Fna through the main entrance this is a 3-story café on the right side of the square. Look for the guide holding an Urban Adventures sign or badge

Where does the tour end?

Djemma El Fna Square

What is the duration of the tour?

4 hours

What is the minimum group size for the private tour?

This private tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.

Are there any Covid-19 vaccination requirements?

While we strongly recommend that all travellers are vaccinated against COVID-19 to reduce the risk of transmission and avoid putting undue strain on healthcare services, vaccinations are not a requirement to join an Intrepid Urban Adventures tour. For further information, please review COVID-19 Health & Safety at

What if I can't find my guide?

If you have any issues on the day of your tour, please call +212 6 61552160.

Can I cancel my tour?

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity.


  • All the stops you make on this tour are 100% local, which means the local community directly benefits from the tour.
  • You visit the culturally important Jemaa el-Fna Square, listed by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
  • Your tour includes entrence fees to Palais De Bahia and the Photography Museum, which helps to maintain the sites and preserve local cultural heritage.
  • There is no other place in this Moroccan city that screams authentic Marrakech than the bustling medina. Diving into this chaotic city centre is a must-do for any visitor, but trying to navigate this labyrinth alone is like trying to find your way out of a rabbit hole. Luckily, on this private Marrakech medina tour with a local, you don’t have to be a master navigator to get the full experience! Your first stop is the Palais de Bahia. This palace and its gardens are one of the most beautiful areas in Marrakech, and signify the epitome of decadence in the city’s history. This haven of shady courtyards and mosaics was once home to the high and mighty of Marrakech, a place where rich men and their various wives and concubines would leisurely glide around, relaxing in their luxurious surroundings. Here you can stroll through the many, many rooms, whilst your guide tells you all the local stories about slaves and sultans. After the palace, we’ll take a walk inside the Medina and stop at one of the local bakeries. Here, we’ll get to see how locals in the Medina prepare their bread then bring it here to be baked. We’ll even get a taste! Not far from here, we’ll make another food stop at a local neighbourhood hammam to see how the traditional Moroccan dish tanjia is prepared. Your final stop on this private Marrakech tour will show you a vision of the city in pictures, with a visit to the Photography Museum. Here you can browse the rotating selection of 4,500 photos, and get as close as you possibly can to glancing into the world of Marrakech 100 years ago. With portraits of the locals, vintage village scenes, and even photos of the Berber tribes of the Atlas Mountains, a visit to the Photography Museum is one of the essential things to do in Marrakech to really understand its history and culture. Your private tour will finish up back in Djemaa El-Fna, where your local guide will either be able to give you directions back to your accommodation, or you can continue your own Marrakech adventure in the souks and medina. Note: All through Djemaa El-Fna there are fake guides who will try to convince you to do a tour with them. Please make sure you find the official guide, who will be holding an Urban Adventures sign or badge and will be waiting for you in front of the café.  

    We reserve the right to change both the route and places visited within the tour. Food inclusions are subject to change, dependent on availability on the day.

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