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Exploring Marrakech Old City

Your Guru: Marrakech WITH Locals
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  • Marrakesh
  • Available in English
  • 3 hours

About the Guru

Salam Aleikom, Marrakech WITH Locals is a local tour guide service in Marrakech specialized in free walking tours, private customized tours and one-day trips from Marrakech. The founder of Marrakech WITH Locals, Ismail Hamzaoui, is from Marrakech, a licensed tour guide and host in Marrakech for guests aiming at exploring my city. I worked before in the Moroccan Pavillion i... More

Salam Aleikom, Marrakech WITH Locals is a local tour guide service in Marrakech specialized in free walking tours, private customized tours and one-day trips from Marrakech. The founder of Marrakech WITH Locals, Ismail Hamzaoui, is from Marrakech, a licensed tour guide and host in Marrakech for guests aiming at exploring my city. I worked before in the Moroccan Pavillion in Epcot Center in Walt Disney World as a cultural representative for Morocco. I came back to Morocco in 2010 and started another adventure of guiding service. I can guide you and show you my city’s hidden spots, people, history, culture, touristic sights and local life. If you love discovering Marrakech, do not hesitate to contact me and let me make your own memorable local experience.

About the Tour

Join Marrakech WITH Locals on this old city cultural, historical and touristic sightseeing tour. It is about exploring the secrets of the old city, best sights and local life in the fourth-largest city of Morocco. We will be walking inside and through the Medina's narrow alleyways and landmarks such as Koutoubia Mosque, Medina labyrinths, Jamaa Elfna Square, etc. 

Go on this cultural journey exploring through the streets of Marrakech to the 12th century Koutoubia Mosque. Its height (67m tall) makes of the Mosque’ minaret a landmark for navigating the city. The mosque’s interior is not open to tourists, but you can still take a walk in its garden. As you walk around it, you will learn from much about its history and the 5 pillars of Islam, along with other religious matters. From here, we head and continue our exploring adventure by getting deep into the maze and labyrinths of Marrakech Medina. We will touch together the beauty and the colors of the horseshoe arches, Riads doors, fountains and much more!

During the tour, we will get close as well to Morocco in terms of many issues such as the variety of cultures, people, languages, traditions, economy, political system and other topics. Such topics would enrich our walking and make it more enjoyable!


Carry out with your historical and cultural journey through the labyrinthine Medina narrow alleyways, until we reach a Hammam. We touch such crucial public place for locals. Continuing our tour we arrive the Jemae Elfna square. Reaching Jamaa Elfna Square, the World Heritage site for culture as UNESCO named it. The lopsided square is the main stage for Moroccan Halqa (the art of storytelling), jugglers, snake charmers, pop musicians and tens of chefs stir vats of steaming snails!

Features of Marrakech Medina Guided tour 

  • Get deep into the secrets of the Medina narrow passages. Discover the major hidden spots and sites of Marrakech Medina. 
  • Go Walking with locals and explore the local life.
  •  Learn about Islam, Morocco’s history, culture, architecture, cuisine and customs.
  • Unleash your senses in the middle of Jamaa Elfna Square.


End your guided tour by Marrakech WITH Locals enjoyably and with Unforgettable memories!


PLEASE NOTE:

- Bring Comfortable Walking Shoes.

- Booking of our free tours are for individuals and small groups of up to 6 persons. Bigger groups can contact us for a private tour. 

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: In front of Laboratoire Dar El Baroud ( The laboratory / pharmacy of Dar El Baroud is just next to Koutoubia Mosque on the main Avenue of Mohamed the 5th))

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

Tour Schedule

  • English
    Thu, 02 Dec 09:30
  • English
    Fri, 03 Dec 09:30
  • English
    Sat, 04 Dec 15:30

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (251)

By category
Professionalism
4.97
Fun
4.51
Expression
4.72
Quality
4.85
Route
4.79
Jan I 11/28/2021

We really enjoyed the tour as it delivered what we wanted - a lot about history (not only Marrakesh but the whole Morroco) and insights to the lives of locals. Highly recommended.

Patricia 11/27/2021

Anastasia 11/27/2021

Bojan 11/27/2021

Alicia 11/24/2021

Sin duda una experiencia muy recomendable! Fue una maravilla tener la oportunidad de introducirnos en la ciudad de Marrakech a través de los ojos y la sabiduría de Rachid. Aprendimos mucho sobre la historia de la ciudad y nos dio muchos consejos para movernos. Es una persona muy culta, alegre y agradecida. 100% recomendaría a este guía a cualquier persona

4.7
251 ratings

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

4.7
251 ratings