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Marrakech: Full-Day Guided City and Gardens Highlights Tour

Marrakech: Full-Day Guided City and Gardens Highlights Tour

Spend a full-day visiting the most iconic attractions in Marrakech. Following a pickup from your accommodation, explore one of Morocco's largest and most beautiful mosques, Koutoubia.   Continue the tour to the Bahia Palace and admire its beautiful gardens filled with fruit trees and sweet-smelling flowers. Then, head over to the peaceful enclosure in the Kasbah to see the cedar wood domes and marble columns of the Saadian Tombs. Next, get ready to see Morocco's most famous souks and experience the daily hustle and bustle of the city before visiting Djeemaa El Fna, Marrakech's bustling marketplace filled with merchants from the Souk region. After soaking up the colorful atmosphere of the market, there'll be free time for you to have lunch and join in for the second part of the tour. After your lunch break, visit the Secret Gardens, which dates back to the Saadian Dynasty over 400 years ago and was rebuilt in the 19th-century. Then make your way to the Menara Gardens, the famous summer residence of Sultan Abderrahmane, and gaze in awe at the beautiful orchards and olive groves. Relax on the drive back to your hotel or riad at the end of your tour.

Marrakech: Majorelle & Menara Gardens Tour & Carriage Ride

Marrakech: Majorelle & Menara Gardens Tour & Carriage Ride

Escape the arid desert atmosphere of Marrakech and visit 2 of the city’s most beautiful gardens. Learn about their history and unique influence on the culture and architecture of the Red City. Discover an oasis of peace and quiet in the wonderful chaos of this vibrant destination. Be seduced by the beauty of Majorelle Garden, known for its many colors and artistic landscape. See the Cubist villa designed by the French architect Paul Sinoir in the 1930s. Wander among the cactus gardens and other exotic plants. Continue to the Menara Gardens and get panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains. Take a horse-drawn carriage ride inside the ramparts, and pass landmarks such as the Agdal Gardens, fragrant with orange, lemon, fig, apricot, and pomegranate trees. Admire the luxury Hivernage and Mamounia hotels before getting dropped off at your hotel or riad.

Marrakech: EcoScooter City Tour

Marrakech: EcoScooter City Tour

Enjoy a 1 or 2-hour EcoScooter tour with a local group leader. Either follow a predefined private tour program to discover the most important places in Marrakech or define your own private itinerary and visit the sights you're most interested in.  Start the tour from Sofitel Hotel Esplanade and head to the famous Koutoubia mosque where you will start a short visit to Jamaa El Fna Square, The Souks, and the Medina (From Bab Ftouh to Bab Laksour). Then, continue to Gueliz, the contemporary quarter of Marrakech, which is home to craft shops, chic stores, and exclusive boutiques. Make a short stop in the Menara Gardens, built during the period of the Saadian Dynasty in the 16th century. Surround yourself with beautiful orchards and olive groves. Finally, end the tour back at Sofitel Hotel Esplanade.

Marrakech: Ourika Waterfalls, Atlas Mountains & Guide, Lunch

Marrakech: Ourika Waterfalls, Atlas Mountains & Guide, Lunch

Embark on an extraordinary adventure through the captivating Ourika Valley and majestic Atlas Mountains. Located just 60km from Marrakech, this enchanting valley boasts a cluster of charming Berber Villages nestled in the foothills of the Atlas range. Immerse yourself in the rich traditions and warm hospitality of the Berber people as you explore their villages and witness their daily way of life. Begin your journey with a scenic drive from Marrakech, traversing winding roads that reveal breathtaking vistas of the surrounding landscapes. As you arrive in the Ourika Valley, prepare to be mesmerized by its natural wonders. The valley is renowned for its abundant water sources, which create a lush and fertile environment teeming with luxuriant trees, magnificent flowers, and blooming bushes. One of the highlights of the Ourika Valley is the opportunity to visit the female co­operatives where Argan Oil, a precious Moroccan beauty elixir, is meticulously produced. Learn about the traditional methods employed by the local women as they extract the oil from the argan nuts, and witness their craftsmanship firsthand. Another must-see attraction in the valley is the set of captivating waterfalls located near the Ourika River itself. Delight in the sight and sound of cascading water as it flows gracefully down the rugged cliffs, creating a picturesque and serene atmosphere. Feel the refreshing mist on your skin as you get closer to these natural marvels. After indulging in the beauty of the valley, savor a delectable Moroccan lunch, allowing your taste buds to embark on a culinary journey through the flavors of this vibrant cuisine. Relish the aromatic spices and succulent dishes that embody the essence of Moroccan gastronomy. Following lunch, the adventure continues with an optional 1.5-hour hike through the enchanting landscapes surrounding the Berber village of Setti Fatma. Traverse ancient paths, meander through terraced fields, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking views of the cascading waterfalls. If you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the playful monkeys that inhabit the area, adding an element of wildlife to your experience. As the day draws to a close, bid farewell to the Ourika Valley and begin your journey back to Marrakech. Reflect on the memories created, the natural beauty witnessed, and the cultural insights gained during this unforgettable exploration of one of the most captivating valleys in Morocco.

Marrakech: Tour of Majorelle and Menara Gardens

Marrakech: Tour of Majorelle and Menara Gardens

Use entry tickets to discover the history and culture of Marrakech on this guided tour. French artist Jacques Majorelle designed the Majorelle Garden, and it will be your first stop. Take in the wonder of the Menara Garden. Experience these amazing gardens restored by Yves Saint Laurent. Begin your experience by observing Majorelle Garden's fountains, swimming pools, bamboo forests, and cacti. It also has an impressive collection of private museums (not included). Witness more than 15 species of birds that are exclusive to North Africa, which can be found at Majorelle Garden. Next, visit the historic Menara Garden. It is the popular summer residence for Sultan Abdul Rahman. Olive, cypress, and palm trees adorn this park, which has been present for centuries. This cool garden is very pleasant on hot summer days. Before returning to your hotel, take the opportunity to tour 2 of the oldest and most famous "Bab" gates in Marrakech.

Marrakech : Electric Bicycle City Tour

Marrakech : Electric Bicycle City Tour

Enjoy a half or full day electric bike tour with a local group leader. Either follow a predefined private tour program to discover the most important places in Marrakech or define your own private itinerary and visit the sights you're most interested in. Start the tour from Sofitel Hotel Esplanade and head to the famous Koutoubia mosque where you will start a short visit to Jamaa El Fna Square, The Souks, and the Medina (From Bab Ftouh to Bab Laksour). Then, continue to Gueliz, the contemporary quarter of Marrakech, which is home to craft shops, chic stores, and exclusive boutiques. Make a short stop in the Menara Gardens, built during the period of the Saadian Dynasty in the 16th century. Surround yourself with beautiful orchards and olive groves. Finally, end the tour back at Sofitel Hotel Esplanade.

From Casablanca: Marrakech Guided Day Trip with Camel Ride

From Casablanca: Marrakech Guided Day Trip with Camel Ride

Explore the imperial city of Marrakech on a full-day tour from Casablanca, available as a group or private tour option. Transfer from Casablanca and travel by air-conditioned vehicle. Upon arrival, take a sightseeing tour of the city's historic landmarks, starting with an exterior view of the Koutoubia Mosque. Marvel at its minaret towers and golden domes (the mosque is closed to non-Muslims, but you can still explore the impressive grounds). Continue to the Saadian Tombs of the 15th-century era of sultan Ahmad al-Mansur. Next, admire the setting and gardens of Bahia Palace, designed to capture the essence of both Islamic and Moroccan styles. Make your way past dozens of tiny shops and artisan workshops to the vast Djemaa el-Fna Square. Soak up the open-air theater atmosphere and non-stop entertainment from storytellers, singers, acrobats, snake charmers, monkey tamers, and more. Learn the history of the square and how it was once the site of public executions Continue Secret Garden filled with plants coming from all over the world then to Menara Gardens to admire the pyramid-shaped pavilion, set against a backdrop of the Atlas Mountains. Learn the history of this 12th-century site, before going to palmeraie area for a camel ride experience. Take a scenic and relaxing drive back to Casablanca for the end of the tour services.

Marrakech: Ourika Falls, Atlas Mountains & Guided Adventure

Marrakech: Ourika Falls, Atlas Mountains & Guided Adventure

Discover the Magic of the Ourika Valley and Atlas Mountains: A Must-See Adventure from Marrakech Embark on an unforgettable journey through the stunning Ourika Valley and majestic Atlas Mountains, just 60km from Marrakech. This captivating tour offers an immersive experience into the heart of Morocco's natural beauty and cultural richness. Scenic Drive from Marrakech Begin your adventure with a picturesque drive from Marrakech, winding through scenic roads that reveal breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains. As you approach the Ourika Valley, you'll be greeted by lush landscapes, fertile with luxuriant trees, magnificent flowers, and vibrant bushes. Explore Charming Berber Villages Discover the charming Berber Villages nestled in the foothills of the Atlas range. Experience the warm hospitality and rich traditions of the Berber people as you explore their daily way of life. These villages offer a unique glimpse into a culture that has remained largely unchanged for centuries. Visit Argan Oil Cooperatives One of the highlights of your tour is visiting the female cooperatives where the renowned Moroccan Argan Oil is produced. Learn about the traditional methods used by local women to extract this precious beauty elixir from argan nuts. Witness their skilled craftsmanship and gain insights into the significance of Argan Oil in Moroccan culture. Marvel at the Ourika Valley Waterfalls No trip to the Ourika Valley is complete without visiting its stunning waterfalls. Located near the Ourika River, these cascading waters create a serene and picturesque atmosphere. Feel the refreshing mist as you get closer to these natural marvels, and enjoy the tranquil sound of water flowing down rugged cliffs. Savor a Delectable Moroccan Lunch After soaking in the natural beauty of the valley, indulge in a delicious Moroccan lunch. Delight your taste buds with aromatic spices and succulent dishes that embody the essence of Moroccan cuisine. This culinary journey is a feast for both the senses and the soul. Optional Hike in Setti Fatma For the adventurous, an optional 1.5-hour hike awaits in the enchanting landscapes around the Berber village of Setti Fatma. Traverse ancient paths, explore terraced fields, and take in breathtaking views of cascading waterfalls. Keep an eye out for playful monkeys that inhabit the area, adding a touch of wildlife to your experience. Return to Marrakech with Lasting Memories As your day draws to a close, bid farewell to the Ourika Valley and begin your return journey to Marrakech. Reflect on the unforgettable memories, the natural splendor, and the cultural insights gained during this remarkable exploration of one of Morocco's most captivating valleys.

From Marrakech: To Merzouga 3-Day Sahara Desert Tour Dream

From Marrakech: To Merzouga 3-Day Sahara Desert Tour Dream

Immerse yourself in the enchanting Sahara Desert with a 3-day tour departing from Marrakech. Begin your journey by crossing the majestic High Atlas Mountains. See panoramic views of picturesque Berber villages nestled amidst the rugged terrain. As you ascend, watch the landscape transforms, revealing terraced fields and lush valleys. Later, reach the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou. Explore the labyrinthine streets of Ait Ben Haddou's ancient kasbah, a renowned backdrop for numerous Hollywood films and a testament to Morocco's rich history and architectural heritage. After a leisurely exploration and a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, continue your adventure toward Boumalne Dades, located at the gateway to the Sahara. As you wind your way through the stunning Dades Valley, marvel at the towering rock formations and verdant palm groves that line the route. Later, reach your accommodation for the night — the atmospheric hotel in Tinghir. There, enjoy traditional Moroccan hospitality and a hearty dinner. On Day Two, venture deeper into the desert as you journey toward Merzouga. Along the way, see the dramatic Todgha Gorges, where sheer rock walls rise hundreds of feet, creating a dramatic canyon landscape that's perfect for exploration. After lunch in the town of Tinghir, continue your drive to Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara. Upon arrival in Merzouga, prepare for an unforgettable experience. Meet your camel caravan and embark on a magical sunset trek across the mesmerizing dunes of Erg Chebbi. As the sun dips below the horizon, arrive at your desert camp, where a traditional Moroccan dinner awaits. Enjoy lively entertainment from local nomads and the rhythmic beats of the Tam Tam drums. Wake up on Day 3 to a spectacular sunrise over the Sahara. Next, eat a hearty breakfast at camp. Later, bid farewell to the desert and begin your return journey to Marrakech. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant along the way. Conclude your amazing adventure with a drop-off at your original departure point, or Djemaa El Fna Square. Be left with memories that will last a lifetime.

Agafay Desert Camp Tour, Camel, Quad, Dinner, Show, Sunset

Agafay Desert Camp Tour, Camel, Quad, Dinner, Show, Sunset

Embark on a captivating half-day journey to the Agafay Desert, a breathtaking rocky landscape that offers a stark contrast to the bustling city of Marrakech, situated just 40 minutes away. Your adventure begins with a comfortable pickup from your accommodation in an air-conditioned private vehicle, setting the stage for a day of exploration and excitement. Upon arrival at the desert, you'll first take to the saddles of gentle camels, embarking on a leisurely ride that will give you a traditional taste of desert navigation. The camel trek offers a unique perspective of the vast, arid landscape, highlighted by the rolling hills and the expansive sky. After your camel ride, the pace picks up with an adrenaline-pumping ATV quad biking experience. Guided by professionals, you’ll navigate through the rugged terrain of the Agafay Desert, feeling the thrill as your quad bike conquers the sandy stretches and rocky paths. This exciting ride not only provides an exhilarating rush but also showcases the desert's dramatic beauty in a unique way. As the sun begins to set, painting the sky with hues of orange and pink, you'll find a perfect spot to stop and soak in the breathtaking views. The sunset in Agafay is truly spectacular, with the light casting shadows over the rocky landscape, creating a mesmerizing scene that's perfect for photography enthusiasts. Following the sunset, you'll head to a desert camp where a special evening awaits. Here, you will be treated to a traditional Moroccan dinner under the stars. As you dine, enjoy a vibrant dinner show that features local musicians and dancers, bringing the culture of Morocco to life right before your eyes. This cultural experience is not only a feast for the palate but also for the senses, as the music and dance offer a glimpse into the heart and soul of Moroccan traditions. After a fulfilling dinner and captivating show, you will be driven back to Marrakech in the comfort of your private vehicle, reflecting on a day filled with adventure, culture, and unforgettable memories. This half-day tour is the perfect way to experience the magic of the Agafay Desert without spending too much time away from the city, making it ideal for those looking to maximize their experience in Morocco.

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3.9
(360 reviews)

Incredible experience! This trip is not just an excursion to desert is a journey through different villages, cultures and original traditions. Every day you will visit different spots with a local guide that will explain you everything! The trip with our driver and organizer Ibrahim Habibis was excellent, he take care of the necessity of everyone, he was funny and lively! The bus was new and comfortable! Thank you for the unique experience. Yalla Yalla!!

Brilliant value for money. A fun, packed, fabulous day trip. We were picked up on time, lots of information along the way. The trek was great, wear decent shoes. Food at the village was great value for a three course meal. Trek was really exhilarating. Plenty of opportunity to stop, take in the views along the way. Our guide on the trek was fabulous and our driver was great too.

We had a great day, a big thank you to Mohamed for his kindness and availability!! We recommend this excursion with Mohamed

I loved the trip… but I needed to stay longer to enjoy the waterfall! the driver was very friendly.

The excursion went very well, the guide was very nice and the excursion was magnificent.