Exploring the souks of Marrakech is an unforgettable experience and this private tour will ensure you make the most of your time. Follow your guide through the maze of market stalls, handicrafts workshops, and artisan quarters, where you can learn about herbal medicines, watch a carpet weaving demonstration, see where the leather hides are dyed, and haggle over souvenirs.
Discover the flowery palaces and innumerable monuments of Marrakech during a 3 hours guided tour and discover the history of the ocher city of the Kingdom of Morocco. Admire one of the largest mosques in the Western Muslim world, visit the gardens of the Bahia Palace, explore the ancient medina of Marrakech and its amazing souks and discover the way of life of Marrakchi through the dynamic and huge Jemaa El Fana.
After taking possession of your home at 09:00, the discovery of one of the oldest imperial cities of Morocco begins with Koutoubia, the largest and most beautiful mosque in the Western Muslim world. Admirably proportioned, with 12.80 m side and 69 m high, its masterful architecture evokes the Giralda of Seville.
Then you will go to the Kasbah to visit the famous Saadian tombs that were designed by the Saadian Sultan Ahmad al-Mansour in 1120. Admire the colorful tiles, Arabic script and intricate carvings of this unique Islamic mausoleum.
Then, spend an hour to visit the Bahia Palace (Palace of Wonderful), one of the main monuments of the historical heritage of the kingdom and discover 8 hectares of a masterpiece of Moroccan architecture built by the Moroccan architect El Mekki Moussa, chamberlain of Sultan Hassan I, for his beloved Bahia (the wonderful Arabic) in 1866. Intended to be the finest example of Islamic world architecture, this architectural jewel reflects almost all the secrets of Hispano-Moorish art through magnificent stucco works, Islamic mosaics and carved cedar wood roofs, surrounded by Moorish gardens of orange and cypress trees and scented jasmine plants.
At the end of this unique experience, enter the labyrinths of the narrow streets of the Medina to get closer to the lifestyle of Marrakchi through different souks, aromatic grocery stores, tea rooms, craft workshops, etc. Jemaa El Fna Square, where fruit juice sellers, snake charmers, dancing monkeys, magicians, acrobats and many other actors come together to create a magnificent show that reflects the extraordinary Moroccan lifestyle.