Sites and Souks

Shopping

Abdellatif E.

Marrakech
English
9 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 15 people

Kasbah Street, Jewish Quarter, Souks. Before we go to the souks that need longish time for shopping, we suggest a visit to the Kasbah Street and Jewish Quarter waiting for the Souks to be open at 10:30.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel in Marrakech / Upon your request

09:00

Meet at your hotel / Upon your request

09:30

Jewish Quarter

We can see the old way leading from the Kasbah to the Jewish Quarter and see the old fortresses from thirteenth century and fourteenth century. This way is called the path of caravanes.

10:30

Kasbah Street

The old imperial city.

11:00

Spices

It is a demonstration of different spices(e.g:safran): cosmetic creams, oils (Argan oil) etc.

12:00

Weaving art cooperative

You are supposed to listen to explaination of the different types of berber and saharian jewish arab rugs. You can see the technique of the different tribes rugs. The coop is relable for people who are interested in this kind of crafts. (approx. 1 hour)

13:00

Lunch Time

approx. 1 hour

14:00

Dyers quarter (wool and silk dyers)

It is a constant miracle that the dyers can produce such vibrant colours from their cramped and blackened workshops .You take pictures and you listen to explaination of the dying technique with natural colours and if you are interested you can purchase scarves.The dyers souk has become all the more important as an example of a tradtional craft since the one in Fez is now defunct. ( approx. 45min-1h)

15:00

Wood carving area

A covered alley dominated by stalls seiling thuya wood carvings. Thuya is a very dense hardwood, it is polished inlaid decorative motifs in citron wood, mother-of-pearl or ebony and sometimes with threads of silver or copper, or slivers of camel bone. It is used to make such items as coffee tables, caskets, small statues, boxes in all shapes and sizes, trays and jewellery. (approx. 45min-1hour)

16:00

Shoes market

The stitching of slippers. We visit the workshop where the craftsmen are making shoes of different styles and sizes. If you feel tempted, there you can find the real ones (In the souks there are plenty of shops selling fake ones). (approx. 45mins-1hour)

17:00

Jewelry area

Souks are full of shops of junky and cheap jewlry. If you like to see the real and authentic ones ask your guide who knows: where you can find that. After we go out from the souks to enjoy the square Jamaa El-Fna.

Ending Point

At your hotel in Marrakech / Upon your request

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

- Guide fee

What‘s not included

- Lunch fee (for you and guide)

- Shopping fee

- Tips

- Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off (Only if transportation is necessary, depending on your location)

Important Information

I don't work the first day of ithe feast of Ramadan.I don't work the two first days of the feast of sacrifice (عيد الأضحى).

- This tour is mainly for shopping.

- 9 hours including lunch time.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$240/ per group