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The Essential Ride

From US$84.40
  • See the best of Marrakech on this unique 90-minute sidecar tour
  • Visit the neighborhood of Gueliz and the Medina
  • Get a glimpse of local life in the bustling city
The Essential Ride
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Explore the city of Marrakech on this unique sidecar tour. Hop aboard the tailor-made vehicle and get a look at local life in the city. Visit the old French neighborhood of Gueliz filled with art deco buildings and catch a glimpse of the Atlas Mountains as you drive through a palm grove filled with thousands of palm trees. This private tour is completely customizable to your interests and desires.
What to Expect
Our rides are tailor-made according to your level of knowledge of the city and your centers of interests, off the beaten path and respectuous of the local culture and all inclusive to offer you a memorable experience. 

We are happy to welcome on each sidecar maximum 2 passengers from 2 to 99 years old. Please note that below 12 years old, children must be accompanied by an adult on the sidecar. For safety reasons, you are not allowed to drive our sidecar. Only our carefully trained insiders drive sidecars in the traffic of Marrakech. You enjoy the ride while we drive.

All inclusive experience : helmets with disposable hair net, water and first aid kits are provided as well as rain gear if needed.
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1 - 5 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Highlight of our stay in Marrakech

My 21 year old son and I did the essential ride and if he had time we would do more of these rides. Felix met us at Cafe de La Poste and from there we rode around the medina and the new city in and...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Marrakech Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you so much Ted for your kind words, Felix will very likely grace us with his victory dance when he gets in the office on Monday thanks to you :) Can't wait to have you back to explore more of Marrakech and its surroundings...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Trip around the Palmerie and Outside the Medina

A trip booked for my boyfriend's birthday, really well received and the only one of its kind I saw over there. We really enjoyed the experience and even got to visit inside a wonderful home/hotel in the Palmerie, with the most beautiful interior and views....More

Thank Bridie V
NyEdward, Owner at Marrakech Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thank you for your kind words, a girl who buys her lover a sidecar tour for his birthday has all our admiration and recognition! Hands down coolest girlfriend of the month! We look forward to exploring more of Marrakech or Morocco with you by sidecar...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile
Exceeded Expectations

Having only one full day in Marrakech as solo female traveler - was looking to learn more about area in a non- traditional format. Reason being- did not want to repeat what I would be learning on guided tour when returned a week later with...More

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NyEdward, Owner at Marrakech Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Thak you so much for your kind reviews, we live on reviews like yours as it shows we're doing it right. Safe travels and we look forward to exploring more of Morocco with you!

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Enchanting experience - definitely a must-go!!

Best activity we did when visiting Marrakesch & La Palmeraie! We visit both with the side-car and it was an afternoon we won't forget anymore... in a very positive manner.. Felix was the best guide and very friendly. It was a magical experience to have...More

Thank Kim C
NyEdward, Owner at Marrakech Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Kim, you're a star! What a great review! Thank you for your very kind words, we feed on feedbacks like this one as it shows we're doing it right! Safe travels and see you soon on three wheels in Morocco or China where we also...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Atlas Mountains in a Motorbike and Sidecar

My husband and I had booked a day ride with Felix into the Atlas mountains to experience the scenery and to take hospitality with a Berber family way off the beaten track. First thing to say is that the Ural bike and sidecar is even...More

Thank Liz_222345
NyEdward, Owner at Marrakech Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hi Liz, Thank you so much for booking us for such a significant anniversary! You;re an inspiration to all of us! Felix says thanks for your very kind feedback and hopes to explore some more of Morocco with you before your 50th anniversary! Safe travels!

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