Marrakech is a vibrant city surrounded by natural beauty. At its heart, it is bustling with culture and old architecture, busy souks, and rejuvenating hammams. Just outside of its borders lie the Sahara Desert and the Atlas Mountains, while the Berber culture energizes every step of a visit to this Moroccan destination. This guide will illustrate the best of Marrakech, from its gardens to its major landmarks, to shopping, and eating. It aims to give visitors the best blend of history and modern adventure, with various tour options for your last day, to cater to travelers of all interest types.
Get under the skin of Marrakech’s ancient medina and historical highlights on this Marrakech full-day tour, including lunch. With a knowledgeable local guide, stroll through the tangled lanes and souks; take in the sights, sounds and aromas of vast Djemaa El Fna; and explore the ornate pavilions and gardens of the beautiful Bahia Palace and Saadian Tombs. Savor lunch at a medina restaurant and take snaps of top Marrakech attractions such as Koutoubia Mosque and Menara Garden as your guide reveals the fascinating stories behind each sight.
Day 1 : Upon arrival at Marrakech Airport, you will be welcomed by your driver/guide. You will be transferred to your hotel where you will be given time to settle in and freshen up. In the evening take an orientation tour with your driver and local guide, and witness the carnivalesque public Djemaa el-Fna square come alive at sunset.
Day 2 : After breakfast, the entire day will be devoted to sightseeing in Marrakech, the second oldest Imperial City and definitely the “Pearl of the South”. Founded by the Almoravids at the end of the 11th century. Offers up mystery and magic sitting in a lush oasis nestling at the foot of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains. You will visit the famous 16th century Saadian Tombs, Menara Gardens, the majestic Koutoubia mosque, and the beautifully decorated Bahia Palace. Optional lunch, continue with sightseeing in the famous Jamaa El Fna square, the lively central square filled with acrobats, snake charmers, fortune tellers, and a parade of other entertainers, which by day is a great market place of handicraft shops but at night is a place of non-stop entertainment with a huge open-air restaurants, vibrant nightlife, sounds and colors.
Day 3 : We take an excursion Southwards of Marrakech to the Ourika Valley and the nearby Atlas Mountains to discover an authentic traditional way of trading and simplicity of daily life, visit a morning market where Berber nomads and local villagers shop for livestock and daily goods. Here we enjoy mint tea and a henna ceremony in the home of a local family, halfway through the fertile plain of Haouz. We stop at the weekly Berber souk held by the locals of the surrounding area. The trip proceeds along the rivers meandering at the foot of the mountains. See the typical hamlets of basked clay and stones.
Optional Fantasia Dinner Show: Enliven your stay in Morocco with this wonderful night out in Marrakech that combines an authentic dinner with traditional Moroccan folklore to experience the real Moroccan charm.
INCLUDED IN 3 DAYS MARRAKECH TOUR :
- Private air-conditioned vehicle
- Private English speaking driver for the entire trip
- First class accommodation at 3* / 4* / 5*/ 5*L Hotel / Riad
- Daily breakfasts & some dinners
- Certified tour guide in Marrakech
- Entrance fees to historical sites/museums
NOT INCLUDED IN 3 DAYS MARRAKECH HOLIDAY :