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Relaxing - lovely gardens - horse and cart ride was lovely.
I am so pleased my mother and I did this trip. The Marjorelle Gardens were fantastic, and the pick up and drop-off seamless and prompt. Menara Gardens I personally felt were less interesting, but other than that, it was really well worth it!
Majorelle Gardens was a fantastic surprise. Such cool lush surroundings, so unexpected. Enjoyed the ride on the caliche. A bit too long walking through the olive grove though.
The tour of the Yves St Laurent Gardens is an amazing oasis of calm in the busy city of Marrakech.
I enjoyed this tour, especially the horse and carriage ride and thought it was good value for money.
the pick up from the hotel was on time,a rare occurane in that town, the guide was knowledable,the participant Iinteracted with were nice people, thus I had a good experience
Majorelle Gardens are stunning. The Menara gardens are more like an orchard and the Agdal gardens were closed as the King was in residence. However, the carriage ride is a good way to spend an hour or so and the tour was still good value for money.
Everything was fine apart from the fact that the complimentary pick up and drop off from and to our hotel was not respected.Complimentary pick up was a good reason to choose this tour because i suffer from lumbago!We had to wait at the main square of Marrakech 15 minutes walk from our hotel at 14.30 when is very hot...Our local guide Mohamed was a very good guide guy with a clever sense of humour,also the driver of the bus was driving carefully and safely considering the local bad traffic conditions,thanks for giving the oppurtunity to say my opinion,regards
The Majorelle gardens were very good but, unfortunately, it started to rain and got heavier which ruined the rest of the tour. Not much fun in an open carriage which was covered over and you could see nothing. Not the operators fault. They cannot control the weather.
"Botanical Tour" is a complete misnomer. The bus-ride to the Jardin Majorelle was on-time, well-organised and the guide during the bus-ride gave some interesting basic statistics about Morocco (not, however, about gardens). The Jardin Majorelle was interesting but I could have easily got there by taxi and had more time to explore. The second "garden" was not a garden at all but an extremely dirty, heavily littered public park made up of a muddy concrete pond and several acres of drab olive trees knee-deep in plastic bags, cans and other assorted rubbish. NOT a garden, I repeat NOT a garden. The trip back into the city by pony-and -trap was cute but we shared it with another couple and had to sit facing backwards and saw practically nothing. I am sure there must be other gardens in Marrakech but this tour certainly didn't even consider them. I would not advise ANYONE to take this tour.
My booking stated English speaking guide however I was in a French speaking group. Only 2 gardens visited. You are left in Majorelle garden for an hour then driven to Menara which is not really garden but open space and again wander for set time. Horse carriage ride back to Main square. Wouldn't recommend this trip. Better to take taxi to Majorelle Gardens.