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Exclusive- Highlights of Marrakech: Private 4H City Tour

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  • Private Tour
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  • Live Guide
  • 4 hr

We have created this as the most comprehensive tour in Marrakech, for travelers who want to get the most of what the Red City has to offer. Dive into the rich history of Morocco's most exciting & mysterious imperial city, and immerse yourself into its souks, where merchants have been selling their goods for 1000+ years! Journey through the monumental landmarks of Marrakech, from the picturesque Jardin Majorelle to the exquisite Bahia Palace and the Jewish Quarter (Mellah), you'll learn a great deal of stories, deepen your knowledge of Moroccan history & cultural traditions, discover exotic smells and sights & get all the answers and insights you need from your favorite local guide! Convenient pick-up and drop-off will be offered & a private chauffeur will be at your disposal during the whole experience. Note: One Life Trips only works with genuinely passionate tour guides & meticulously selected local partners to deliver the most delightful and unique travel experiences.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Jardin Majorelle

Your Private City Tour starts at the enchanting and picturesque botanical Jardin Majorelle, formerly owned and designed by Yves Saint Laurent. The garden was created by an avid plant collector, and is today one of the most popular attractions in Marrakech, and it is for good reasons. In this refreshing oasis, you're going to wander in the midst of trees and exotic plants of dreamy origin, pools filled with water lilies and lotus flowers, and vividly colored earthen walls. Let yourself take a break from the frantic pace of the Red City and enjoy the delicate fragrance filling the air! Note: If you choose the Full Package option, Skip-the-line tickets will be provided for your convenience, to avoid the long queue.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Le Musee Berbere

The Berber Museum will introduce you to an art and culture that have fascinated and inspired Yves Saint Laurent, and that embody the richness and diversity of the Moroccan identity. The museum presents a panorama of the extraordinary creativity of the Berbers, and provides an overview of their vibrant culture, featuring artifacts, ethnic costumes and fabulous jewelry, that have been collected from North Africa & the Sahara by YSL & his partner Pierre Bergé.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Gueliz

On your way to the Medina, you'll pass by the 'new city', the modern side of Marrakech. The area was designed & built by the French in the early 1900s, and is today the thriving heart of the Red city, where you can spot popular international brands and fine cafés. You'll also pass by its main avenue, that we love to call "the Champs Elysées of Marrakech".

Stop At: Koutoubia Mosque

You'll then start your visit of the old town at the Koutoubia Mosque, a key piece in Morocco’s history, built during the 12th century under the Almohad Dynasty. Its minaret remains the tallest building in Marrakech so it can be visible from almost everywhere in the city, like a guiding star, helping you to get directions when you're lost.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Palacio da Bahia

Next, you'll visit the exquisite Bahia Palace that fascinates everyone by its fine Moorish architecture, gorgeous ceramic tiles and the majestic beauty of its colors.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Stop At: Mellah

Then, you'll walk through a very interesting part of the Medina, the Jewish Quarter (Mellah), which will help you understand the important role of the Jewish culture and community in developing the unique identity of Marrakech & Morocco.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Slat Al Azama Synagogue

And you'll enter Morocco's largest Synagogue "Slat Al Azama", founded in 1492 by Jews who were expelled from Spain. It is still in use and is popular for Jewish weddings and Bar Mitzvahs. Out of respect for the community, please note that photos are discouraged and entrance is not allowed during Shabbat.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Bab Agnaou

If you wish, you'll go inside one of the city's well-reputed herbal stores, where you can learn everything you want to know about herbs, spices and essential oils while having a Moroccan mint tea and some local pastry. Then, you'll continue your way towards Bab Agnaou, one of the nineteen gates of Marrakech and the main entrance to the Royal Kasbah.

Duration: 10 minutes

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There, we'll invite you to a unique cultural trip back in time to discover two points of interest: 1/ the Farnatchi, where you can uncover the process of heating the water in traditional public steam baths, called hammams, which dates back to Roman times; the Farnatchi is also where some locals still bring their dishes (especially the typical Tanjia) to be slowly cooked in a wood-fired oven; 2/ an age-old bakery where artisanal bread is still cooked the old fashioned way;

Duration: 10 minutes

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The flamboyant & beautiful Moulay El Yazid mosque is located in the old Kasbah of Marrakech, the citadel or royal district. Along with the Koutoubia Mosque, it is one of the most important historical mosques in the Red City.

Stop At: Medina of Marrakesh

Afterwards, it'll be time to wander through the fascinating labyrinths of the world's most vibrant and colorful open-air marketplace: The Souks of Marrakech. Between bazaars full of charm & character, stalls packed with mysterious potions, colorful piles of spices, essential oils, exquisite hand-knotted rugs... you'll get to visit the leather souk, workshops of traditional woven Moroccan carpets & handmade Berber boucherouite (rugs), brass lamps & lanterns gallery, and so much more! Marrakech ranks among the great shopping cities of the world. With honest local knowledge by your side, you're in good hands to have a splendid time in the establishments that are worth your time, without worrying to guess where to shop and where not to shop. And even if you have no intention purchasing, this will be a super fun part of your City Tour to experience. You're in for a feast of the senses!

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Souk Semmarine

The most comprehensive City Tour in Marrakech concludes in the largest souk district in Morocco, where merchants have been trading and selling their goods for the past 1000 years!! Get ready for a complete sensory overload! The combination of sounds, sights and smells are enough to leave even the most hardened of travelers feeling completely mesmerized.

Duration: 20 minutes

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Pass By: Souk des Teinturiers

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Pass By: Souk Cherifia

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Stop At: Jemaa el-Fnaa

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Duration: 10 minutes