Marrakech Food Tasting Tour by Bike

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Combine your love for delicious food and cycling on this food tasting tour by bike! This tour allows you to sample the wonderful culinary delights of the 'Red City' of Marrakech. You will first bike to the famous Jemaa el-Fnaa square and then navigate through the mysterious medina stopping for sweets, meats, and more.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Argan Xtreme Sports

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Argan Xtreme Sports

You can arrive by taxi or by walking if you use Google Maps see AXS-Bike Tours and Hire Marrakech. We are one of the original bike touring companies in Marrakech in this location since 2010. Please arrive at the shop 10 mins early to meet the guides and chat and ofcourse do the bike fitting, helmet fitting and safety discussion.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At:

We will pass close to a traditional neighborhood market place. Nearby will stop for traditional breakfast where the locals eat. We will taste the bisara (soup made from flat beans) and loubia (saucy white beans) and will sop it up with local bread and ofcourse sweet mint tea.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Royal Palace of Marrakech

The older part was built by the Almoravide Youseff ben Tashfin in the 1070 and was updated by Ali ben Yousseff in 1106. In the 17th century the Alouite family dynasty restored and finshed the palace we see today. As it used by the Royal Family and can not be entered by tourists so we will pass by on our bikes.

Stop At:

We will stop just outside the Saadien tombs but will not go in as bikes are not allowed inside. We will stop at the Kasbah Mosque built by Ya'qub al-Mansur of the Almohad dynasty between 1185 and 1190.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mellah

Riding from Kasbah we enter the Medina going into the Mellah which the traditional Jewish quarter of Marrakech. This quarter is famous for gold and silver the fish market as well as the spice markets. We will stop at a spice seller who we know well and get a full explation of Moroccain spices, you can purchase if you like or just listen and learn.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Marrakech

We will stop in a local restaurant to taste different types of food. We start with a Moroccan saland then you can taste tangia, couscous and tagine. We will finish in the traditional way with mint tea. We have a seperate stop for cookies - save room

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jemaa el-Fnaa

We enter the Jemaa el-Fnaa by bike. This is world heritage site where travelers over the ages have gathered to trade goods, be entertained by stories and like performances and ofcourse to eat and drink. We will stop in the center of the square to have a cold glass of orange juice. We will also stop at the 12th century Koutobia Mosque and learn the history of this important landmark

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At:

We have some sweets along the way and eventually find our way through the maze of streets back to where we started - AXS Bike Tours and Hire but full of memories and tastes of Marrakech

Duration: 5 minutes
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