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Experience Marrakech: Food and Market Tour of Djemaa El Fna, Including Traditional Dinner - with unbiased reviews

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

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Overview
Experience the culinary secrets of Djemaa el Fna on a half-day food tour of this bustling Marrakech square and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Whet your appetite with a wide range of treats, walk through the maze-like food markets, and sit down to a full dinner in the heart of Djemaa el Fna. Explore with a small group that's capped at 12 food lovers to ensure a more personalized experience.
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
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 travellers 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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By: Marrakech Urban Adventures
Hilary W
30
Tagine cookery class in Marrakech
What a fantastic tour with Hananne and Karima. We were welcomed by Hananne and led through the maze of the souks,
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Carrie B
40
Top Notch Cooking Class
Karima and Hanane were amazing hosts. The tour started with Hanane taking us to the market. She taught us the
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Randy B
10
Authentic Moroccan Experience
My wife and I had an enjoyable experience. Just as the description details, we met on the square at Jam El-Fen,
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stefano m
10
Amazing trip , Great food , Wonderful experience .
We enjoy our Morning with our Guid Sanae , she take us to the Market, to buy all the fresh ingredient we need to
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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
64
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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