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Walking Tour Rabat, City of lights by night ⭐

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English
Guru: Youssef
Registered on March 06, 2018

I am a graduate of Mohammed v University of Rabat with a BA in English Studies. I am currently working for Microsoft as a customer service representative, on top of that I am working with a local NGO called Rabat sale Memoir, my role in this NGO is to educate schoolchildren about the importance of their tangible and intangible heritage. Besides that, I am working with American students studying Arabic as a translator and interpreter (I help them with interviews on the street or with local organizations and authorities). I also had the opportunity to work on an Italian TV show called Peckino Express, which was filmed in Morocco (my role was to accompany the film crew, talk to local authorities and make sure everything is okay). This experience allowed me to travel a lot in Morocco and enrich my knowledge about different parts of Morocco.

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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

Morocco has so much to offer.  The Moroccan experience is like no other.  If you are fortunate enough to visit Morocco and get to engage with the people, you’re soul will automatically become richer, wiser and fulfilled.
You will have the opportunity to visit the old part of the capital of Morocco by night and discover it from a local perspective. I will make sure you have a historical and cultural immersion. we can also cross the river to the neighboring city of sale and take a walk along its marina. I will take you to the best local restaurant and the best places where locals usually go. the tour can be customized based on your needs and how much time you have and usually, it's very flexible since I always make sure to keep the number of attendees less than five people.
The tour will start from bank al maghrib on Mohammed V avenue. we will head to the Hassan Tower (We will be able to have a nice view of the neighboring city of sale, the marina and the new opera house)after that we will walk along the marina of Rabat in the direction of the kasbah of loudaya .
Our next stop will be the Medina and its traditional shops which sell local products. We will also get the chance to see where the locals usually do their shopping and we can take some time to stop in a local coffee shop where the locals usually hangout.
This is an opportunity to ask as many questions as you like about the daily life of locals and the Moroccan traditions and culture .

The Tour is only offered in English.
****important information: Guruwalk only allows me 5 bookings, please feel free to message me and join even if there are no more spots available!! :)

This is my phone number :+212 626131800

Please call me if you book the tour last minute or if i didn't reply back to your messages because sometimes it takes quite sometime to receive messages on the app.
PS: you can add me on WhatsApp and call me over WhatsApp if you don't have a local sim card .

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    277 Av. Mohammed V, Rabat 10000, Morocco
    277 Av. Mohammed V, Rabat 10000, Morocco
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    Meet me in front of the national bank building.I will be waiting for you in front of the building's main entrence.The main entrance is on Mohammed V avenue.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Bank Al-Maghrib

    I'll be waiting for you in front of the main gate of Bank Al Maghrib. We'll start our tour with a brief introduction to the city and the exciting places we'll be exploring.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Rabat Medina

    Discover the local markets, artisan shops, and experience the vibrant atmosphere

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Mellah

    Step back in time as we embark on a captivating journey through the Mellah of Rabat, an ancient quarter steeped in history and shrouded by protective walls

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Place 16 November

    we'll visit a square that was renamed on November 16, 2005, in commemoration of King Mohamed VI's grandfather's return from exile 50 years earlier. This event holds a significant place in Morocco's fight for independence from colonial powers, and we'll delve into this historical milestone as part of our journey.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Hassan Tower

    Hassan Tower and Mausoleum of Mohammed V, an iconic monument featuring a towering minaret and the resting place of the Moroccan kings. Take in the impressive architecture and the beautifully designed esplanade.

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Bouregreg Marina

    Picturesque Waterfront: Marina Rabat is located along the Bouregreg River and the Atlantic Ocean, offering stunning views of the water and nearby landmarks.

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Kasbah of the Udayas

    The Kasbah of the Udayas, a short walk from the marina, we will have panoramic view of the Kasbah. Discover its rich history and the transformation it has undergone over the centuries.

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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Kim 20 Jun 2024
Honolulu

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Youssef is awesome! His tour was one of the best walking tours I've been on. He was personable, answered a lot of questions, and showed us so much. I felt like I got great insight into Rabat and Morocco. He has a real joy in giving tours and sharing his city, country and culture with others. You should absolutely enjoy an evening walk about Rabat with Youssef.
Hayley 13 Jun 2024
Canberra

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
I had such a great time! The guide really personalised the tour to our own interests (and helped me shop for something i really needed), allowed us to taste local foods, and even ensured we got back to our accommodation safely! As a solo female traveller, I felt incredibly safe!
María 11 Jun 2024
Santiago

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
We really loved this night tour, the experience at night is very different from the usual daytime circuit, it has a special charm. Youssef is very kind, friendly and professional, he knows Rabat very well and took us to unique places, he gave us very good tips and unconventional information. In the medina he even helped us buy some products, where’s best, what prices are good, etc. Very good English. We totally recommend it!
Christina 31 May 2024
Rabat

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
We really loved the tour with Youssef, my boyfriend even did it twice when we had guests. As a local, he knows the classical historical facts but in addition, has a lot of knowledge about daily life in Rabat and Sale. I especially loved the part into the Jewish part of the medina. We were not brought to any shops to buy stuff, and he modified the tour to our requests. 100 % recommend to get a first few of Rabat.
Juan 29 May 2024
Quito

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Youssef es una persona muy agradable que hizo de mi viaje de cumpleaños una visita muy interesante en la ciudad, muchas gracias por todo.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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