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What To Expect
Get ready for the ultimate tajine experience on this one of a kind tour in Marrakech. From market to plate, learn how to whip up a tajine from scratch, using ingredients from the infamous Marrakech souks. The best part of it all? Get to devour your tajine after making it!
Start in Djemaa El-Fna, the center of all the action in Marrakech before heading into the souks. Here your local host will teach you the Arabic words for all the ingredients you'll need to cook your tasty tajine, giving you insider knowledge for your shopping experience.
The souks are the legendary markets where all the locals shop for food in Marrakech. Meats, vegetables, herbs, spices; the souks have all the freshest produce needed for cooking Moroccan cuisine. With your new Arabic skills, you'll be able to order exactly what you want from the locals. Have fun with the local vendors who are happy to teach you more food vocabulary!
Now it's time to get your cook on! During your hands-on cooking class the chef will be giving you step-by-step instructions about how the locals cook traditional Moroccan cuisine. Famous dishes such as Moroccan salad, tajine and mint tea are difficult to make but with a local to show you how, you'll be an expert in no time. Learn all about the key ingredients and spices needed to make it as authentic as possible, the perfect skill to take home from your Marrakech travel experience.
The class takes place in the beautiful setting of a traditional Moroccan riad house. Meet the family and hear about medina life for a Marrakech family. Finally, it's time to eat. Get to savor the fruits of your labor and the food will taste even better as you've made it with your own two hands! Your local guide will then take you back to Djemaa El-Fna Square where the tour will end. From here your guide can give you directions back to your hotel or you can continue to shop in Marrakech's beautiful souks.
When trying to decide what to do in Marrakech, make sure you don't miss out on this epic tajine adventure, a truly authentic experience like no other in the city!
English speaking guide/host
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Tips and gratuities
Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.
Children below 6 years old are not permitted on this tour.
As Morocco's dress standard is conservative, shoulders and knees should be covered at all times. Please do not wear shorts, low-cut tops, and midriff shirts as these will restrict your entry into religious buildings and family homes and may offend sensibilities. Long, light-colored, and lightweight sleeved shirts, trousers, and skirts are proper and comfortable.
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3 hours and 30 minutes
4 days / 3 nights