Marrakech City Tour: Private Half-Day Guided Tour

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Get a feel of Marrakech and enjoy this personalized door to door Marrakech city tour. Explore the ancient city walls, the splendid palaces with their Moorish iconic architecture and discover the prestigious Majorelle Garden, with its French-influenced architecture and connection to the French designer Yves Saint Laurent before you finish your private tailor-made tour in beauty and style with a memorable drive in the Majestic palm grove, a lush oasis of calm, where Arabian Kings build palaces and some of the world's top celebrities go on holiday (upon request guided camel ride can be arranged in this beautiful oasis with plenty of laughter!).Your multilingual driver and expert guide (if option selected) will be at your entire service to assist you and to ensure you discover the best of Marrakech. You will be picked up from your hotel in a brand new, air-conditioned minivan and dropped off to visit each monument planned in the discovery of Marrakech.
During this private half-day city tour of Marrakech, your friendly multilingual driver and expert guide (if option selected) will be at your entire service to assist you with competence and discretion. You will be picked up from your hotel in a private brand new air-conditioned minivan and dropped off to visit each monument planned in the discovery of Marrakech.You will start your door to door tour with a visit of the prestigious Majorelle garden, a calming retreat near, and yet so far from the bustling city, sheltered from time by high earthen walls. You will explore its intriguing history , learn about its French-influenced architecture and connection to the iconic French designer Yves Saint Laurent and the famous painter/botanist Jacques Majorelle, amble along shady lanes, discover exotic plants of dreamy origin, walk past refreshing, burbling streams and pools filled with water lilies and lotus flowers.After that, you will head to the Royal Kasbah in the southern part of the ancient medina of Marrakech. Built by Sultan Almohad Mansour al-Yacoub, it is the site of "El Mansouria" (the  big mosque of the kasbah) and the Saadian Tombs. You will visit the Saadian tombs, discovered and restored recently in 1917. Because of the beauty of their decoration, these tombs are a major attraction for the visitors of Marrakech. It is one of the few remaining vestiges of the Saadian dynasty who reigned over the golden age of Marrakech between 1524 and 1659.Continue to the most beautiful palaces and monuments of Marrakech, the Bahia Palace. Built in the late 19th century, the name literally means "brilliance" and was intended to be the greatest palace of its time. The best workers and artisans of the country have worked continuously for six years (1894-1900) to achieve it.Finish your private tour in beauty with a memorable drive in the Majestic palm groove, a lush oasis of calm, where Arabian Kings build palaces and some of the world's top celebrities go on holiday.  Guided camel rides can be arranged upon request in this beautiful oasis with plenty of laughter!At the end of the tour your driver will drop you off at your hotel in Marrakech  with plenty of tales of the Magical imperial city.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by a brand new private air-conditioned minivan
  • Multilingual driver
  • Expert certified local guide (if option selected)
  • Guided genuine old city walking tour  (if option selected)
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departures
  • Private tour

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fee to Majorelle Garden: $7 per person
  • Entrance fee to Saadian Royal tombs: $7 per person
  • Entrance fee to Bahia palace: $7 per person
  • 20 minutes guided Camel ride in the majestic palm oasis: 10$ person

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
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