Marrakech is your gate into the Moroccan culture, being as a former capital of the country and established in the 11th century this location beguiles the visitor with its historical importance and its ancient monuments. The guided tour starts at nearly 9:00 in the morning, picking you up from your Riad or Hotel by our vehicle, meet your local guide and head toward the Koutoubia Photograph the magnificent mosque with its great square tower and shining copper globes. Stroll along the bustling alleyways and see the mosques, traditional bakeries, old lodging houses and fountains carved of wood. Visit the Medrassa BEN YOUSSEF as one of the largest theological college in north Africa. Walk through the alleys of the Medina and visit the most interesting handicrafts quarters, see an enchanting display of arts and crafts in the colorful souks. Head toward (El Bahia Palace) a beautiful building and an excellent example of Eastern Architecture from the 19th century that represents trends and standards of the wealthy who lived at that time. After that go to explore the Saadian Tombs which date back from the time of the sultan Ahmad al-Mansur (1578-1603). The tombs were only recently discovered (in 1917) and were restored by the Beaux-arts service. The tombs have, because of the beauty of their decoration, been a major attraction to many visitors around the world. Now is the time for the Menara Gardens Covering an area of 250 acres, they are full of olive trees surrounding a large central lake that dates back from the 12th century and is fed by a network of irrigation channels. Don’t forget about The Majorelle Garden which is filled with colorful walkways, ponds, cactus and plants as well as a beautiful shop with hand-made goods. The Majorelle Gardens are a lush, garden estate designed by Jacque Majorelle and maintained by Yves Saint Laurent. the tour ends around 4 pm, the order of the attractions depends on the location of your Riad.
Tour itineraries are flexible and can be designed to suit your needs.