Indulge your senses with the exotic beauty, intrigue and history of Marrakesh during this memorable, full-day excursion to the ‘Pink City’.
Depart the pier in Casablanca for the approximately three-hour drive southeast to Marrakesh. Upon arrival, a stop is made at the tranquil Majorelle Gardens. Situated in the foreground of the High Atlas Mountains, the Majorelle Gardens feature lovely blue pavilions, along with lush greenery, palm trees, cacti, still pools, and shady nooks.
Dar el Bahia Palace and Koutoubia Mosque
A visit is then made to the 19th–century Dar el Bahia Palace, which is highlighted by beautifully-decorated rooms with mosaics and ceiling decorations, small gardens, fountains and courtyards. Next, a photo stop is made at the Koutoubia Mosque. The tallest mosque in the city, Koutoubia was built in the late-12th century and features a famous, approximately 252-foot-high (about 77-metre-high) minaret.
Souks of Medina and Djmâa el Fna Square
After lunch at a Moroccan restaurant, take a guided stroll through the colorful and varied souqs of the 12th-century medina before proceeding to the famous Djmâa el Fna Square, home to musicians, acrobats, snake-charmers, food stalls, and storytellers. Some free time is made available here to browse the covered souqs for handicrafts, beautiful carpets, polished wood art, perfumes, and spices.
Following your visit, re-board the vehicle for the approximately three-hour return drive to the pier.
This tour involves an extensive amount of walking for approximately three hours over uneven surfaces, and a three-hour drive with a comfort stop in each direction between the pier and Marrakesh. Expect crowded conditions during your visit. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilize a wheelchair. The tour sequence may vary.