Marrakech: 'New York Times Journeys' Morning Walking Tour inc Local Lunch and Tea
Take a trip into 'The New York Times’ much-loved “36 Hours” travel column in one day! Marrakech, Morocco’s “Jewel of the South,” does not just rely on its plethora of ancient attractions to entice 21st-century visitors. In recent years the city has busied itself by adding new museums, galleries and indie creative spaces that promote the work of talented local artists to its long list of must-see sights. Inspired by tips from Times journalists and local experts, we'll stumble upon a secret garden in the heart of the old Medina, shop at a cutting edge souk away from the tourist traps, enjoy a traditional lunch with a Moroccan family and stroll around homes and museums that proudly display and demonstrate the region’s scintillating history and dreamy Islamic architecture. Expect a local's perspective, hands-on experiences and behind-the-scenes access courtesy of The New York Times'.
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What's included :
- Entry/Admission - Le Jardin Secret
- Entry/Admission - Museum of mouassine Douiria Derb el Hammam
- Entry/Admission - Riad Yima
- Entry/Admission - Musee Tiskiwin
What's excluded :
- Items of personal nature, additional food and drink, tips/gratuities for your guide
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Dar El Bacha - Musee des Confluences, 65, 69 Riad Laarous, route Dar El Bacha, Marrakech 40000 Morocco
Description: Located in the heart of the Marrakech medina, Dar El Bacha is considered one of the most beautiful palaces in the city. Built at the beginning of the 20th century in 1910, Dar El Bacha was the residence of Thami El Glaoui, appointed Pasha of Marrakech by Sultan Moulay Youssef in 1912
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Le Jardin Secret, Rue Mouassine, 121, Marrakech 40000 Morocco
The riad-museum Le Jardin Secret is one of the largest and most ancient palaces of the medina of Marrakech. It is a place that has kept ancient structures intact that are of extraordinary cultural value, linked to the art of gardens, architecture and Arab hydraulics. Popularly known as Riad Loukrissi.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Museum of mouassine Douiria Derb el Hammam, Rue Mouassine, Marrakesh 40000, Morocco
The Douira Museum in the Mouassine quarter of the Marrakech Medina is a stunning example of late 16th century / early 17th century Saadian architecture. Located in close proximity to the Mouassine mosque, at the end of Derb el Hammam just off from the Mouassine Fountain, the building features a house and a “deliria” – a reception apartment.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Riad Yima, 52 derb Aarjane Rahba lakdima Medina, Marrakech, Marrakesh 40030, Morocco
Hidden in the medina just in the spices place Rahba lakdima, Riad Yima is spectacular labour of love that took three years to complete, with every detail very carefully made by the artist Hassan Hajjaj’s hand.
Duration: 35 minutes
Stop At: Musee Tiskiwin, 8 Rue de la Bahia Riads Zitoun, Marrakech Morocco
The Tiskiwin Museum has focused on recent years more particularly towards the presentation of the material culture of Berber-speaking populations of Saharan origin. The permanent exhibition is designed as a journey on the ancient caravan trails connecting North Africa to the Shahel.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Rue de Berrima, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
Bab Berrima is a small gate located near the Royal Palace, on the place des ferblantiers in Mellah.
Duration: 50 minutes
Departure Point :Dar El Bacha Musée Des Confluences, Quartier Azzouzia • Près de la nouvelle gare routière de Marrakech, Marrakech 41000, Morocco
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
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- Not wheelchair accessible
- This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6.
- We can accommodate vegetarians and other dietary restrictions. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary requests.
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- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Regular temperature checks for staff
- Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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