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Private Highlights and Hidden Gems of Marrakech

Highlights
  • Cover key sites while getting an inside look at Marrakech culture
  • Walking with a gifted storyteller brings each destination to life
  • Tour explores religion, history, and Moroccan cuisine
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Private Highlights and Hidden Gems of Marrakech
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11 am Private Highlights TourMost Popular
11 am private tour. Enjoy 4 hours of the hustle and bustle of the souk where the locals love to shop an admire stunning Moorish architecture.
USD 22.39
2 pm Private Highlights Tour
2pm private tour. Enjoy 4 hours of the hustle and bustle of the souk where the locals love to shop an admire stunning Moorish architecture.
USD 22.39
9 am Private Highlights Tour
9 am private tour. Enjoy 4 hours of the hustle and bustle of the souk where the locals love to shop an admire stunning Moorish architecture.
USD 22.39
Overview
Discover the Marrakech medina with a private guide on a tour that’s designed to combine city highlights with lesser-known spots that many visitors miss. Destinations include the Ben Youssef Madrasa, historic ramparts, city gates, the Bahia Palace, and Le Jardin Secret, but you’ll also drop by a family-owned bakery to try authentic Moroccan tea with fresh-baked bread.
What to Expect
Stunning Moorish architecture, bustling local markets, and a feast of smells and tastes. There is so much to see and do in Marrakech, on this private tour your host can guide you to the sights and activities you most want to enjoy.

Visit a beautiful twelfth century mosque and admire the delicate details carved into the walls. And when the call-to-prayer starts: WOW! You’ll be filled with awe and inspiration as the locals gather for prayer.

Stroll through a garden of orange trees, towards one of the entrances of the walled medina. Once inside, your senses will buzz with the intense aromas of herbs, spices, perfumes, leather goods and more. All in vibrant colors. The street vendors will want you to sample everything, so let your local host guide you through the hustle of these busy cobblestone streets. 

Walk around the stunning Bahia Palace, with its beautiful gardens and amazing courtyard. Check out the luxurious quarters where the grand vizier’s harem lived. Enjoy more spectacular architecture at the Ben Youssef Madrasa - a 14th century Islamic college that is adorned with breath taking geometric patterns. As you step through the front door from the busy alleyways the cool air and quiet surrounding fill you with a sense of calm.

On this private tour, your host can also show you Mustafa’s family bakery. Mustafa’s son may welcome you with a gift of bread, still warm from the oven. Time for tea? Take a taste in true Moroccan style in a tiny tea shop and learn why tea is poured from a great height. Try this pouring technique yourself.

Round off your tour with a visit to the Jardin Secret. Quiet and soothing the garden also has an impressive tower. From the top you can enjoy a 360-degree view of Marrakech and its beautiful skyline.

The local hosts on your private tour are all great storytellers and can’t wait to share some unique insights and personal anecdotes with you! Also, ask as many questions as you want. “Where are the best places to eat and drink? What dish should I try? And where’s the best spots for nightlife?” Your private host is a true local and can give you great advice.
Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
The Gems of Marrakech

Khalil is a great guide. My daughter and I spent our 1st Morning in Marrakech on his tour. We had such fun and learned so much about the culture and history of the city also the way of life for ordinary people who live in...More

Thank Tour99347
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Marrakech Tour

Very interesting and informative tour of some of the key sites in Marrakech. Jaafar was very helpful and informative and we would recommend you take a tour with him!

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great day in Marrakech!

We enjoyed a fun and informative day with Jaafar on the Best of Marrakech tour. He was incredibly knowledgeable about this beautiful city, and clearly very proud of it. The pace was perfect, with time to explore things of particular interest to us. This was...More

Thank Jamie K
Reviewed 12 July 2018
Perfect opportunity to discover Marrakech in a pleasant way!

We had a lovely time with Rachid in Marrakesh. He guided us around for about 4 hours and showed us the centre of Marrakesh. He speaks English very well and we could ask a lot of questions. During the tour he gave decent and interesting...More

Thank Pieter D
Reviewed 11 July 2018
Nice tour

Khalid is a great tour guide, with a lot of information to give (possibly too much, depending on your own tour goals), took us to a nice local place to have lunch, and took us to the market for a little shopping time. Would recommend...More

Thank Carlos A
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