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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
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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Book it!! Choose this one! You won’t regret it and it is so so good!!! It was my first night in Morocco, as a female solo traveler and It was the perfect introduction to the city and to Moroccan food. Everything we ate and everywhere we went was brilliant and Omar made it all a
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I cannot recommend this highly enough! Omar is an incredibly gifted guide, he loves his city and it shines through him. The food was delicious, the places visited wonderfully diverse, and along the way he explained the heritage and modern day city to us. Setting the tour into
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We really enjoyed the food tour with Urban Adventures. There were 12 of us in the group, and Omar did a good job of guiding us through the busy medina of Marrakech in the evening. It was the right balance of information and food, and we stopped at places (like the communal oven)
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Fantastic tour with an excellent guide, Omar. Highly recommended. The best introduction to the food and culture of Marrakesh.
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The night tour of the Marrakesh food markets was one of the highlights my trip. As a solo traveler, I probably would not have been as adventurous or tried so many new foods. We had a very fun, sociable group of 10 (like many people on this type of tour) including people from
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