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“Amazing Experience in Morocco” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Colours of Morocco Day Tours

Colours of Morocco Day Tours
Marrakech, Morocco
+212 661-349338
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Ranked #33 of 522 Activities in Marrakech
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Owner description: Colours of Morocco tours organises and offers a variety of tours and excursions all around Morocco. Imperial cities, Atlas mountains , camel trek in the Sahara , berber trail, the atlantic coast ( Agadir , Essaouira ) and the north of Morocco ( Tangiers,Chefchaouen)..a colourful landscape With it's people, their traditions and customs are presented to you to make your own tailor-made trip ..to experience , to live real colours of Morocco.
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“Amazing Experience in Morocco”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We spent an amazing week in Morocco thanks to Mohamed! Our hotel concierge put us in contact with him and he quickly put together an awesome week-long itinerary that included stops in ancient kasbahs, an overnight camel trip into the desert, amazing scenery/towns in the Atlas mountains, scenic canyons, picturesque Chefchaouen, and even the beaches of Tangier.

From the moment he picked us up at the airport in Marrakech, Mohamed was the perfect host and guide. We were group of four friends and we spent a week exploring the country with him in a private, new, clean, comfortable, 4x4 vehicle. It was the perfect arrangement. It allowed us to see quite a bit of the country in short amount of time.

Mohamed was very knowledgeable about the country and its history. Our hours in the car were spent learning a lot and enjoying his great (and varied) collection of music. We couldn't have asked for a better traveling companion and guide. I highly recommend Colours of Morocco. If our travels ever find us in Morocco again, Mohamed will be the first person we contact!

Visited May 2014
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New York City, New York
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“Great tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My wife and I were very pleased with out tour guide Mohamed. He was very knowledgeable, spoke excellent English, very accommodating and overall a happy and fun guy. I could not think of anything I would have done different. Colors of Morocco did an amazing job and I highly recommend.

Visited May 2014
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“City girls in Marrakesh..Amazing!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My friends and I visited Marrakesh from March 22-26, 2014. We had the pleasure of having Mohamed as our driver/tour guide when we visited the Atlas Mountains and the desert. He was very welcoming, shared a lot of history and information about landmarks and the country, and he was a very good/safe driver. We felt safe, informed, and we had an amazing experience. We planned our trip the night before and we really lucked up when Mohamed was available.Great times all around and I highly recommend the Colours of Morocco for day and/or overnight excursions!!!

Visited March 2014
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“Amazing experience we will never forget!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We booked direct with Mohamed via his website before leaving the UK. We asked a lot of questions via email and he always responded promptly and politely so we felt we were in good hands already.

From the moment Mohamed arrived at our hotel to pick us up to the minute he dropped us off we could not have asked for a better day. His knowledge was plentiful and interesting making the trip an unforgettable experience.

From stopping at the view of the reservoir, having traditional mint tea on an amazing terrace (they couldn't have done enough for us showing us their lovely home), to the Berber villages and school children we met along the way; nothing could have been more perfect.

Mohamed was lots of fun and his 4x4 was very comfortable, even with 4 adults as passengers!

We were amazed that there were no other cars in a convoy on his trips, making the experience even more personal.

The colours of Morocco change at every twist and turn and we'd highly recommend getting out of the city to see this beautiful country.

The lunch we had was very nice and we insisted that Mohamed join us as he became one of our friends. The trip was excellent value for what we saw and the experience Mohamed made it. Thank you!

Visited March 2014
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“Six star treatment at three star price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I travelled to Marrakech, Morocco for work and I didn't have an opportunity to plan any type of tour after my Conference. I was fortunate that the concierge (Youssef) at my hotel, Le Meridien NFIS in Marrakech immediately contacted a tour company to accommodate my wishes for four days post Conference. Luckily for me, it was Mohamed from Colours of Morocco. What an absolute professional, knowledgeable, adaptable and comedic person. To understand the political landscape and the culture of Morocco, you need to have Mohamed as your guide. Book him in advance - worth every penny. If you are one person, the rate for this tour company might be expensive. However, if you are more than two persons, this is the best value and efficient manner to receive a personalized tour of Morocco compared to a bus tour with forty plus persons.

As many others have already mentioned, Mohamed is a kind person by purchasing chocolates and soccer balls for the kids in the villages in the Atlas mountains. Moreover, the highlight of the trip was to understand why the taxis don't have meters and there aren't any standardized prices. Once you understand the Moroccan internal government policy that needs to be fixed immediately, you empathize with the drivers and welcome all Moroccans as genuinely friendly, and hospitable people.

I didn't want to reiterate what others have already mentioned but all the tours that you choose, Mohamed will exceed your expectations - just let him know in advance, if possible and he'll take care of it. In fact, why I prefer such tours is that you are able to adapt them to your needs.

My only fault on the trip is to inform everyone to ignore Mohamed's advice and NOT to purchase any of the Argan Oils from the Women's Cooperative in the Atlast mountains. Given that Argan are grown when travelling to Essaouira, the costs in the mountains are astronomically more expensive. Purchases were up to 50% more than in the lowerland. As such, I would recommend to ask Mohamed to find a store in the lowerland or buy them in the souk where you can negotiate. If you aren't visiting Marrakech or going to Essaouira, definitely negotiate the prices with the women in the mountains.

Mohamed doesn't make you feel like a client but a best friend by the end of the tour. Bon travail Mohamed - you have become a friend for life!

Visited April 2014
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