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Souks and Medina Tour in Marrakech

  • When does it run?
    Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday
  • Start time
    Start time: 1430h (2:30pm)
    Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Duration
    3.5 hours
Inclusions
  • Pick-up from centrally located hotels
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus
  • English and French speaking guide
  • Entrance fee
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • The tour is conducted in an air-conditioned vehicle and you will be accompanied by an expert guide
  • Be transported to another world when you visit the Marrakech Medina
  • Stroll the labyrinth of streets and visit some of the bustling souks
  • Meet the street entertainers and sample authentic cuisine in the world-famous Djemaa el Fna
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!

Overview

Within the labyrinth of the Medina (Old Town) you will find Marrakech's colorful souks (open-air markets). These souks are among Morocco’s most famous and display colorful and richly varied wares. Shop for hand-crafted slippers, traditional woodwork, brass, iron and bronze artifacts, jewellery, kaftans, carpets, spices and pottery.

At the heart of the Medina is Marrakech's most famous souk the Djemaa El Fna square. Here acrobats, snake charmers and Gnawa musicians offer astonishing shows and you can sample some authentic Moroccan cuisine. UNESCO has hailed it as ‘Masterpiece of World Heritage’.

This tour is a unique opportunity to penetrate the heart and the soul of Marrakech.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday

  • Duration

    3.5 hours

  • Start time

    Start time: 1430h (2:30pm)
    Duration: 3.5 hours

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

Itinerary

  • You will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Marrakech and taken the Medina where the tour takes place.

    The breakdown of your itinerary is as follows:

    1530h (3:30pm): Meet a traditional herbalist and see a presentation of the various spices that are used in the Moroccan healing system.

    1600h (4:00pm): Walk in the Medina and discover the colorful and exotic Moroccan handicrafts. Explore the market, which is divided into smaller souks according to goods sold. This grand labyrinth features hand-crafted Moroccan good such as babouche slippers, woodworks, brass works, ironworks, bronze works, jewellery, kaftans, carpets, spices, and pottery. You will also be able to visit the best galleries for leather, antiques and hand crafted gold jewellery.

    1730h (5:30pm): Enjoy strolling in the world-famous Djemaa El Fna square, Marrakech’s most popular tourist attraction. This bustling square is listed by UNESCO as a "Masterpiece of World Heritage". Snake charmers, acrobats, dancers, storytellers make it a lively hub of activity. The smell of exotic spices fills the air as stalls whip up lip-smacking Moroccan street delicacies.

    1800h (6:00pm): Your tour ends with a drop-off at your hotel or the closest drop-off point in Marrakech.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Pick-up from centrally located hotels
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus
  • English and French speaking guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Meals
  • Beverages

Please note

It is advisable to re-confirm the tour departure details 48 hours prior to the start of the tour as this tour has a minimum passenger requirement of 5 people, if this is not met the tour would either be rescheduled for another date or cancelled with a full refund

For hotels outside the town & riads: time & place to be confirmed at the time of the reconfirmation

Identity papers are obligatory (passport or identity card).

The program can be modified in case of unpredictable events.

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

In case of emergencies, you can contact our local partner at (+ 212) 661 597 037.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • Wonderful experience
    Mrs Pamela Hurton, United Kingdom 02/13/2014
  • Great Guide
    Mrs. K Lambert, United Kingdom 12/21/2013
  • Souks and Medina Tour
    SUSAN CAPEL, United Kingdom 01/17/2013

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