Want to spend a little more time having a whole lot of fun in Marrakech? Then this three-day tour is just what you're looking for. With a CEO leading the way, get a taste of the local food scene with a food tour through a medina and dinner overlooking the Koutoubia Mosque, hike and swim during an Ouzoud day tour, and spend two nights in a traditional riad.
Meet your fellow travellers and CEO at a 7am briefing before departing for Ouzoud Falls — North Africa's highest multi-tiered waterfalls at a staggering 360ft (110m). Enjoy lunch with spectacular views. Wander through Marrakech's bustling Djemaa El Fna (Jema Lefna) Square. End the day with an authentic Moroccan meal on a rooftop riad in the heart of the city.<p><strong>Additional Information: </strong> Please note that this tour begins at 7am on day 1. We recommend booking pre-tour accommodation in Marrakech in order to ensure timely arrival to the welcome briefing and the day's activities, if not otherwise completing another G Adventures tour that finishes on the same day.</p><p><strong>TRANSPORT: </strong> Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Travel to North Africa's highest multi-tiered waterfalls. At a height of 360ft (110m), the Ouzoud Falls are named after "the act of grinding grain" in Berber culture.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Enjoy a meal of traditional Moroccan dishes at a restaurant that overlooks the majestic Ouzoud Falls.</p><p><strong>TRANSPORT: </strong> Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Wander past fresh orange juice stalls and water sellers in colourful costumes reminiscent of an era past. See storytellers, magicians, and peddlers of traditional medicines as the day progresses. When the sun sets, the square fills with dozens of food stalls, and is packed with locals, entertaining chefs, and waiters.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Enjoy an authentic Moroccan meal in the cozy rooftop of riad, or traditional building, with views of the iconic Koutoubia Mosque.</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Your opportunity to meet your CEO and fellow travellers, and learn more about your tour. Don't forget to see the notice in the lobby (or ask reception) for the official time and place to meet up with the group.</p>
Accommodation: Riad Sabah Marrakech
Visit the magical Le Jardin Secret, made up of palatial riads (traditional buildings) surrounding a central garden. Recently opened to the public, this 400-year-old complex is an outstanding example of Islamic art and architecture. With a free afternoon, opt to visit a hammam (spa). Later, head out for a memorable food and culture tour through Marrakech's ancient medina.<p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Enter the world of Le Jardin Secret, a stunning complex of traditional riads with a central garden, first built in the 16th century. Take in the colourful art and architecture as you walk through the gardens, framed by intricate wooden porticoes.</p><p><strong>FREE TIME: AFTERNOON</strong> There's lots to see and do - get out and explore!</p><p><strong>ACTIVITY: </strong> Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed medina or walled city of Marrakech on a guided culinary tour through its winding streets and alleys. Sample iconic Moroccan foods including a variety of olives, m'semen (flatbread), harira (lentil and chickpea soup), babbouche (snails) or méchoui (slow roasted lamb). Learn about the souks (shops) in the ancient medina and the many fragrant spices used in Moroccan cuisine. Visit a pastry shop and sample from a tasty selection of treats like m'hanncha (coiled pastries) and fekkas (twice-baked cookies).</p>
Accommodation: Riad Sabah Marrakech
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