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the tour was really enjoyable, the guide very knowledgeable and patient with us, the lunch delicious in a very comfortable setting, having been in the souks independently, felt much more comfortable with the guide, a great day out and very good value for money.
The guide was lovely, he was very witty and paced the tour well!
I found the booking procedures annoying though as I'd put all my hotel detail online and paid in full and then found you have to reconfirm again?? What's the point? Who pays for a tour, picks a date and provides hotel details twice?
The tour included so much of Marrakech. While the sights were fantastic, and the lunch was really good, there were a couple of 'hard-sell' shopping opportunities that could have been left out. It was a really long day, and being dragged into carpet shops and traditional pharmacies to be pressured to buy stuff was just unnecessary and spoilt an otherwise great tour. There's also a fine line between explaining about the local religion and customs and 'preaching'. Ditch the shopping 'opportunities' and the tour would have been 5 star.
The tour was very comprehensive and took in a lot of Marrakesh's main sights. The local guides English was good and he clearly explained things. Door to door it was a 10 hour day so wear some comfy shoes! But if you want to get to see Marrakesh without the stress this is a good tour. D and G (London)
It gives a sort of orientation to get you going or if you are on time constraints. I would have loved to view moasque mohammed form near if not inside.
Does what it says, "Discovery Tour", I feel the information given about the Tour should have emphasised that there is an awful lot of walking. Guide was very knowledgeable and if you like architecture then it is very good. Excellent traditional lunch. Two half day tours would have been less tiring.
A very full and quite tiring day with an excellent guide. He knew his way through the souks, where it would be very easy to get lost, so that we saw a lot of things you would miss if you were on your own. He gave a very good explanation of the tombs and the palace. Excellent Moroccan lunch.
A good way to see the main sights of Marrakesh in one day. Our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. There's a lot of walking to be done (most of it is post lunch), so come prepared wearning comfortable shoes.
A good way to start the contact with Medina and its souks and people. It is calm enough and guides are really helpful and we feel that take care about us and we never get lost thanks to their attention. Next day it is really easy to walk trough Medina and Marrakesh.
Our tour guide was Abdul who was very nice and funny throughout the tour. He took us to all the main locations in Marrakech which we tried to find on the first day but failed. It is also safer to have a guide around Marrakech because it can be a bit scary walking around as locals will approach you begging form money or helping you out just to find out that they drag you to their shop. Highly reccomend having a guide for the tour. Lunch was not great as they took us to a very touristy place. One negative point I might add was that it felt like the guide was trying to preach Islam too much to us and I am a Muslim, so I really did not need him trying to prove points that maybe Western audience would be more interested in.
Great opportunity to see Marrakech and learn about the city. Interesting tour and good introduction to the city.
This was a great tour for three reasons. Firstly you could see everything in one day, secondly the lunch was fantastic and lastly guides were extremely knowledgeable. A word of caution doing this in the Sumer is obviously more taxing (we did at 45deg) and not recommended with kids