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Private Tour: Marrakech Medina By Night

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USD 18.00
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    What to Expect
    The next time you come on a private tour of Djemma el Fna, ensure the judicious use of your night by feeling the windy streets of the medina, alongside the historic mosque.  The irresistible atmosphere of Djemma el Fna is further highlighted by the maze of stalls, which after the dark, presents a pleasant environment for exploration.  With the presence of a personal guide that keeps you safe and on track, you can rest assured of a rewarding night venture, including rich tastes of indigenous and international foods, good music, and great dances that you do not get before sunset.

    Overwhelming is the magic of Marrakech when the sky is dark, with everything suddenly coming alive with the setting of the sun.  It is not only the loudness but also the unique blend of color and high energy that keeps you seeking more.  Let us not forget the delicious aromas that rent the air, especially of local food made on open fires.  These three hours may prove invaluable; with the right local guide.

    You have, for your viewing pleasure, the traditional Marrakech musicians and their excellent dancers.  In the background are wonderful stories, and snacks that keep you going while you await the feast on a Marrakech specialty – Tanjia. The feast is a bit about the food and more of the bubbling life that repeats itself every night for years to come.

    The stunning Jemma el-Fna Square offers a wide range of side attractions, including a spacious open-air kitchen housing several stalls known for dishing the best local cuisines from the natural open fires.  No two stalls offer the same aroma; thus you definitely cannot exhaust these delicious options.  The other side of the square graces street performers that deliver the best of juggling, storytelling, singing, and dancing.

    If you are the type that favors personal and quiet moment, you will find the magnificent 12th-century mosque befitting for your alone-sessions.  There is also the “seven turns” waiting to move you from the marketplace to the narrow cobblestone streets that only locals can tell you about. If you wish to, you may ask your hosts questions, or seeking clarifications about history, architecture, and customs, especially why most of the doorways have two doors, one small and the other large. You may also wish to seek clarification on why these doors show “the hands of Fatima.”

    Just before you call it a day, make a stop at the rooftop bar that offers you a great view of the fabulous show happening at the Jemma el-Fna square. While feeding your eyes, do not forget to feed your stomach with refreshing drinks, and your ears and mind with great music, and delectable sounds.

    You can make great storytellers out of your local hosts, and they are always ready to share essential insights and their experience as an individual.  All you need to do us ask them the questions.  You can also have them recommend the best places to get tasty delicacies and drinks.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hôtel Restaurant Café de France, jamaa el-fnna، Rue des Banques, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional guide
    • Afternoon tea
    • Olives and dry fruit tasting
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews olive tasting busy plaza dried fruit guide mohamed ins and outs rooftop terrace highly recommend this tour cafe de france spoke great english anyone wanting jemaa el great guide booked this tour small group nice tour answered all of our questions mint tea
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    Our first night in Marrakesh we chose the night tour of the Medina in order to get our bearings and for sense of security. Our guide Mohammed was wonderful. Gave us great history and information. Unfortunately the tour was marred by our guide trying to...More

    Thank 805angelaw
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Booked a tour with Mohamed based on the great reviews that he already has. Met at the Cafe De France in the Medina at 7pm where Mohamed gave us an outline of the tour, including visiting the Souk, a short walk to the Koutoubia Mosque...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank nigeld745
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A good recommended tour if first time visiting Marrakesh. Friendly guide and very knowledgable about Marrakesh. Any questions he answered for you. It was a good tour a bit hot evening for us. But still enjoyed the tour. We would have definitely got lost on...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank BEVNorthEast_England
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Really good tour... Met on time.. Interesting, informative, engaging and fun.. Pancake tasting, Olive tasting, Moroccan tea... Really good.. Would recommend this trip to anyone wanting to know about history of Marrakech, religion and everything about this vibrant city.. Good value for money..

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank barbourman
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    A great and safest way to see the madina. Mohamed is a very nice man and full of knowledge. Would recommend

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Daniel C
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    18 September 2019|
    Response from barbourman | Reviewed this property |
    Ola.. The tour finishes in the main square of the Medina. The square was still very busy at that time so I am sure you could get back depending how far you are from the square..
    wallace r
    21 July 2019|
    Response from _keakuwertz | Reviewed this property |
    In English please.. 🤷
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