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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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All reviews highly recommend this tour urban adventures come hungry tour guide was great awesome adventure first night lamb wealth of knowledge harira soup moroccan food beautiful riad moroccan culture answer any questions bread traditional mint tea small group interesting information
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved our foodie tour with Omar! His enthusiasm for sharing Marrakech and its medina was infectious. The tour was well paced, alternating visits to culturally interesting spots (the neighborhood bread oven, the Touareg pharmacy) with tastings (Moroccan “donuts” and “crepes,” pastries, olives, fruits, 3...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank GrenobleGal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came on this tour not expecting much to eat since I follow a plant based diet. I really just wanted to take this opportunity to explore the area at night. Being a girl and hearing that the area is not the safest at night for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BLOMZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic tour on the Sunday evening with Omar from urban adventures. He was brilliant. We sampled so many different foods and really got to see the true side of Marrakesh. We had a small group of 6 which was great. He gave...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Omar was an excellent tour guide. Knowledgeable, entertaining and passionate about his culture. It was really interesting to taste food that I would not have been adventurous to try on my own. I highly recommend this experience.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food tour was fantastic, it covered a lot of culture and gave some of the best flavours Marrakech has to offer. We had an extremely knowledgeable, funny and nice tour guide (thanks Omar!) who made the night one to remember. Thanks again Cian and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Crumpit
16 September 2019|
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Response from Roz T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you meet in the Souk outside a cafe. It’s really easy to find the group
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I think 6pm til 10pm
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