Shopping in the colorful markets of Marrakech - Free tour

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Guru: Jalil
Quality Verified Registered on February 25, 2020

Hello! My name is Jalil, I come from a multicultural background and speak Arabic, Berber, French and English. I love my job as licensed English speaking guide offering tours all over my country but mainly in my hometown Marrakech where I was born, studied and spent all my life. I really enjoy helping people get the best out of their trips in Marrakech, which I believe to be one of the best cities in the world. Such a wonderful city has always so much to explore. I have more than 13 years of passionate experience as a guide, leading all kinds of local experiences and walking tours together with side day- excursions. I work hard to get my guests immersed in my Moroccan rich culture giving them full insight into the history of the city, traditions of the Moroccan people and making them taste delicious food and feel the Moroccan hospitality. I also love meeting new people and different cultures. I can take you wherever you want or I can recommend you some schedules to discover less frequented trails and invisible hidden sides of this imperial city. I am an excited and energetic tour guide with a greedy appetite for everything to do with the buzzing medina (historical part). I meticulously organize cultural, historical, shopping and photography tours. Being interested in photography, we can walk through the medina and take some incredible photos.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

This shopping experience in Marrakech goes far beyond a walk in a shopping center or time spent exploring a market. Shopping in Marrakech is an activity that runs alongside authentic everyday life, while also getting flavors of local culture and traditions. Join me on this 3-hour tour to explore a hidden district of Marrakech made up of artisans, artists, vendors, and artisans. Marrakech, for centuries, has been considered a traditional shopping center, where you will not be short of interesting local encounters. On this tour, you will immerse yourself in fascinating sights, smells, and lights. Discover open markets dedicated to the souvenir shop and elegant antique and carpet galleries, each with its own story. The tour also includes back streets, populated by hidden workshops and shops known only to locals. The tour accommodates all types of shopping tastes and can be customized to suit individual preferences and budgets. The experience ends where it begins, at Jamaa Elfna Square, an open-air theater where you can continue to stroll and enjoy a delicious meal, coffee, or even freshly squeezed orange juice from one of the quaint lined juice stands.

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  • Meeting point:
    Marrakesh, Morocco
    Marrakesh, Morocco
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    In front of the Poste Office ( Poste Du Maroc) located on the Jamaa El Fna square

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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cath... 28 Nov 2022
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
This was our second tour with Jalil and we really like him. It was clear we only stopped at his friends shops where he probably got a cut- which was fine with me, but good to know in advance. I thought he would help with the prices, but he didn’t. Good idea to come with a few things you are looking for!
Nora 23 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022
Souk tour with Jalil was absolutely amazing, he showed us many nice places and taught us how to bargain so we could buy things for a more favourable price than expected. He showed the local workshops and explained a bit about the Moroccan culture as well. I was a bit afraid to walk around the market alone as there are cobras in a certain place on the square but he ensured us that we would avoid them making us feel totally safe and comfortable. I really recommend to take a tour with him instead of going alone as everything was super nice and comfortable. Thank you again hope to see you next time too☺️
Syed 03 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022
Highly recommended!!! Had a great tour with Jalil, a really friendly guy who is very knowledgeable about Marrakesh and the best places to shop in the Souk, we got some amazing bargains exploring the alley ways of the old Medina and Souks! thanks again Jalil and will see you on our next visit back to Marrakesh! All the best!!!! Syed and Lily
Daphne 07 Aug 2022
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022
Jalil was incredible, he knows so much about Marrakesch and showed us all types of hidden places. We got to see a lot of the souks as well as try some food and learn a bit about the history. Cannot recommend the tour enough!
Minuela 14 Jul 2022
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Travelled alone - Jul 2022
Me and my friend really loved the first walking tour with him that we decided to do the souk tour as well. Without him we'd have been lost and our trip to Marrakech wouldn't have been the same. We learned a lot and we got a lot of bargaining and we appreciated it! We highly recommend him as a guide. Thanks :)
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Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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