We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Reserve Now & Pay Later

Experience Marrakech: Food and Market Tour of Djemaa El Fna, Including Traditional Dinner

Select Date and Travellers
2 travellers
Indulge in exotic Moroccan foods and feast your senses on the spectacle of Marrakech’s chaotic main square, Djemaa El Fna, during this unforgettable walking tour. With the help of your local guide, learn about Morocco's vibrant spices, witness the art of haggling at a local meat market, and sample local delicacies including cow’s hoof, sheep’s head and ghoulal, a snail soup. Your gastronomic adventure culminates with a traditional Moroccan dinner amid the snake charmers, henna artists and fortune tellers in eye-popping Djemaa El Fna.

This small-group tour is limited to 12 people to ensure more personalized attention from your guide.
  • Tour Marrakech's Djemaa el Fna with a small group
  • Learn the spices and ingredients of Moroccan food
  • Includes tastings in the souks and markets
  • Soak up the atmosphere over dinner in Djemaa el Fna
What to Expect
Meet a culinary guide at Djemaa el Fna and then set out on a foodie exploration through the heart of the historic city. Sample a range of olives, nuts, and other snacks before entering the poultry and beef market to learn the basics of haggling Moroccan-style. Next, follow the scent of saffron, cardamom, and turmeric into the Marrakech spice market, where you learn the essential ingredients of Moroccan cuisine. In the open-air souk, see a variety of traditional breads, from pan-fried msemen to the paper-thin beghrir, and taste unusual specialties such as cow hoof, sheep’s head, and ghoulal, a traditional snail soup. When it’s time for dinner, return to Djemaa el Fna’s throng of snake charmers and entertainers and sit down to a full meal, the perfect ending to an evening of exploring Moroccan food.
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh 40000, Morocco
Departure Time
6:00 PM
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local guide
  • Food tastings in markets and souks
  • Authentic local dinner
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.
  • A conservative dress code is recommended in Morocco. Men and women should keep their upper body (especially shoulders, chest and midriff) as well as their knees covered at all times as a sign of respect to the local culture. Wearing shorts is not recommended. It can get cool after dark so please dress appropriately for this tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Traveller rating
  • 110
  • 7
  • 3
  • 4
  • 0
Traveller type
Time of year
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
Mohammed was our guide on this tour. If you have ever gone around Djemaa El Fna on your own, you will understand how scary it can be!. So to do it with a fantastic guide makes all the difference!!. He took us all around the area sampling sweet treats, soup and snails!!. Also,
Read more
Amazing guide and a great way to not only sample and learn about the food of the country, but to also learn about the city itself
Read more
A great way to navigate the hustle and bustle of the main market and the side streets. Omar our guide was excellent and has great historical and current knowledge of the city and its people. You get to try all sorts of food and see how some of it is made and obtained by the
Read more
Excellent trip over 3 hours around the very busy main square in the evening. Enjoyed a thorough tasting of what and where the locals eat . Omar was very interesting, personable and knowledgeable not only of the food but the culture of the Medina too.
Read more
I took this tour in my first night in Marrakech. It was informative not only on foods but also on culture. I felt like the places we went to eat were more local and not touristy. There were both sweet and savory items we tasted and definitely more than enough. It was a really
Read more
About the operator
By: Marrakech Urban Adventures
Accrington, United Kingdom
Excellent Experience!
Mohammed was our guide on this tour. If you have ever gone around Djemaa El Fna on your own, you will understand
Read more
Valencia, Spain
Excellent cooking class and market trip!
Karima and Hanane were excellent hosts. The trip round the market was great and the cooking environment was
Read more
Marie A
Cooking class
karima and Hanane were both amazing, the whole experience from start to finish was just the best, really enjoyed
Read more
Incredible food and authentic experience
Karima and Hanane were incredible guides. The whole experience was so amazing, walking through the markets and
Read more
Andrew H
United Kingdom
Interesting tour & good guide Mo
Mo was a great guide - on time, polite, informative, cheerful and helpful. He speaks umpteen languages & his
Read more
San Francisco, California
Best tour to get to know Marrakech
I had a tour with Mo. He is the best tour guide you can image. We walked to historical places and he very well
Read more
Paul D
Amazing Experience , Best meal we have in Morocco , Thank you Sanae .
We really enjoyed our Morning time with Our chef Sanae i hop i writ it Good , she is really Professionall , Smart
Read more
Richard C
Great experience!
Amazing guide and a great way to not only sample and learn about the food of the country, but to also learn about
Read more
Great Trip
Tour guide was really informative and friendly. I garnered a much deeper understanding of Moroccan culture both
Read more
London, United Kingdom
Great food evening with Omar
A great way to navigate the hustle and bustle of the main market and the side streets. Omar our guide was
Read more
Key Details
Why Book on Tripadvisor?
  • Reserve Now & Pay Later
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall:800-130-2207
Travellers Also Viewed
Likely To Sell Out
Authentic Moroccan Food Tour & Dinner...
172 Reviews
from US$39.49*
Private Tour: Marrakech Medina By...
154 Reviews
from US$22.40*
Marrakech: Private Guided Half-Day...
113 Reviews
from US$23.97*
Marrakech City Highlights Half-Day...
105 Reviews
from US$29.00*
Frequently bought together
Likely To Sell Out
Private Highlights and Hidden Gems of...
130 Reviews
from US$56.20*
Likely To Sell Out
[Exclusive] Highlights of Marrakech...
113 Reviews
from US$52.89*
Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech
372 Reviews
from US$27.55*
Atlas Mountains and Three Valleys...
3,481 Reviews
from US$30.85*
Experience Morocco: Visit a Souk and...
247 Reviews
from US$55.09*
Lonely Planet Experiences: Marrakech...
57 Reviews
from US$63.91*
Likely To Sell Out
Medina Shopping Tour in Marrakech
5 Reviews
from US$33.06*
Likely To Sell Out
Marrakech: 'New York Times Journeys...
11 Reviews
from US$68.32*