Price : 30EUR HALF DAY
50EUR FULL DAY
Get to know Marrakech like a local on a private walking tour with a personal guide. Explore the labyrinthine medina to see its souks and historical highlights including the Saadian Tombs, 14th-century Medersa Ben Youssef seminary, and Koutoubia Mosque; and absorb the colors and clamor of Djemaa el Fna square. After lunch (own expense), visit the botanical Majorelle Garden, famous for its cobalt blue ornamentation. Private air-conditioned transfers and hotel pickup and drop-off included.
You’ll be picked up at the reception of your hotel or Riad at 9:00am by your local tour guide. You’ll start your walking tour around the medina of Marrakech that will last about 4 hours. You’ll visit the famous Palais de Bahia with its fantastic courtyards and mosaic walls built for Bou Ahmed. You will stroll through the Jewish Quarter where you’ll notice the difference in architecture in this district. You’ll visit the hidden Saadian tombs that was built during the reign of Sultan Ahmed El Mansour in 1557 and the Medersa Ben Youssef school with its magnificent Arab-Andalusian architecture. During your walk, you’ll also be able to visit stores in the souk to buy spices and argan oil if you choose. You’ll arrive at the Koutoubia mosque and the Djemaael Fna-square, where you can drink some fresh pressed orange juice while observing the bustle of the snake charmers, henna tattoo artists and water sellers. Next stop is lunch, where you’ll enjoy a tasty lunch in a restaraunt with a terrace overlooking the place. After your 1-hour lunch break, your walking tour guide will take you to meet your chauffeur for your transfer to the beautiful Majorelle Garden. This botanical garden is a quiet oasis and the former home of the famous french designer, Yves Saint Laurent. This bright blue villa contains a Berber Museum. You’ll have some free time (1.5 hours) to stroll and visit this wonderful villa. After your free time, you’ll meet your chauffeur who will transfer you to your Hotel/Riad or to the Jemaa el Fna-Place. You can expect to arrive at your destination around 4:00pm depending on local traffic and the location of your Hotel/Riad in Marrakech. Please note: The order of the walking tour can be customized to your liking as this is a private group tour.