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

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Overview
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.
Highlights
  • 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.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh 40000, Morocco
Departure Time
6:00 PM
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Food tastings in markets and souks
  • Authentic local dinner
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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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.
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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,
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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By: Marrakech Urban Adventures
SUS15
Accrington, United Kingdom
1517
Excellent Experience!
Mohammed was our guide on this tour. If you have ever gone around Djemaa El Fna on your own, you will understand
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saraalston
Valencia, Spain
73
Excellent cooking class and market trip!
Karima and Hanane were excellent hosts. The trip round the market was great and the cooking environment was
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Marie A
10
Cooking class
karima and Hanane were both amazing, the whole experience from start to finish was just the best, really enjoyed
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Hannah
10
Incredible food and authentic experience
Karima and Hanane were incredible guides. The whole experience was so amazing, walking through the markets and
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Andrew H
United Kingdom
174
Interesting tour & good guide Mo
Mo was a great guide - on time, polite, informative, cheerful and helpful. He speaks umpteen languages & his
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Sormeh
San Francisco, California
63
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
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Paul D
10
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
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Richard C
10
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
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Ricardo
10
Great Trip
Tour guide was really informative and friendly. I garnered a much deeper understanding of Moroccan culture both
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plivingstone84
London, United Kingdom
9829
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
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