Greate Guide & Tour! Mehdi is a very charismatic personability and extremely knowledgeable about Marrakech. He knows very well how to identify and address your personal preferences when it comes to the tour planning. He covered all the spots/shopping interests that we had and only gave tips which were addressing our preferences! The guide also does a great job in shielding you from fake shopping spots / items (in Marrakesh everything is sold as "number one" and "handmade" even if it is not).
Andrew BeaumontUnited Kingdom
Had a substitute guide as Mehdi had something better to do. Back at my hotel by 2pm, not the full day advertised! The shops I was taken to were very expensive and I later learned I was completely ripped off. I have to wonder what 'commission' the guide took. Not up to expectations and not worth the money. Perhaps need a partial refund?
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank You Andrew for your thoughts again. I kindly asked you ( and you kindly accept my idea rather than to cancel the tour) that I have an urgent invitation for the election of our president in the guiding organization so nothing better than to take the tour at all. The second side of your message I will talk to Rachid the guide and hear his story about what you purchased with him and get back to you the soonest. Kind regards
Gabrielle SacksUnited States
Scott BerlinUnited States
Mehdi was fantastic! He was thoughtful, adaptable, interesting, and really knows Marrakech very, very well. We were a group of 7 people and he truly made our tour interesting for all of us. He also suggested a restaurant for lunch that was so good we had lunch there the following day too. Very highly reccomended!
John JolleyUnited States
El Mehdi, guided two of us for a full day, 7 hour, tour of the Medina on a day when the temperature rose to well over 100 degrees. Mehdi's intimate knowledge of all things in the Medina meant we were always taking advantage of the shade and indoor sites. Mehdi leads an expert tour mixing sites, historical knowledge and current day affairs seamlessly. He is a world class guide who has created a gift for all those who wish to see all the Medina has to offer.
We had a wonderful time! From 1st email contact to the completion of our tour yesterday we were treated well with all our wishes & desires catered to! We definitely wouldn't have discovered even a fraction of what we saw alone! Thank you, Mehdi.
Alan StanfordCORAL GABLES, FL, United States
We were a group of 5 persons and did this whole day walking tour with Mehdi. He explained everything very good and the walk was very easy because he didn't run with us.We had a very good lunch on the roof of a Riad in the Medina. On our request we added a view visits which are not on his usual tour but this was done perfectly. In the souks he advised the merchants that we didn't want to shop and so we could look without being annoyed. In fact perfect tour. Thanks Mehdi
we enjoyed the full walking tour with mehdi very much. he showed us lokal artisans work and we visited some cultural places. with his big knowledge of marrokan history he made the tour worth while. thank you mehdi it was a very interesting day.
Paul FreifeldUnited States
We enjoyed Mehdi's expertise. He was very interesting in providing us with both a history of Marrakech and offering insight into life today. His suggestions on how to navigate what can be a very confusing city was very helpful for the remainder of our trip. He was great providing context in how much we should pay for items. Haggling is a way of life. We did spend a lot of time in the souks and might have preferred more time on historical attractions. But overall an excellent experience with Mehdi.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Paul. I am glad you enjoyed the tour. I believe we have covered more historical sights than what the tour includes. Visiting The Bahia Palace, Badii Palace, Stop in front of Bab Agnaou, Saadian Tombs, Sightseeing around the Koutubia Mosque and visit its 12 Century Mosque. And of course The Dar Bellarj foundation and The recently opened museum Dar Bacha. I enjoyed your company and i appreciate your appreciations Thank you Mehdi
Misha TsirulnikovUnited States
Mehdi is one of the best hosts you will ever find in this business - knowledgeable, thorough, very personal, kind, and caring. We spent one day wondering through the streets of Marrakech, carrying conversation like two old friends would do: me - never tiring of asking questions and Mehdi never tiring of sharing insights that only local would be able to provide and taking to places that are off the beaten path. When I am back to Morocco, I am coming back to Mehdi without a doubt!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Misha, It was a huge pleasure to meet you and talk with you for a full day with no feeling of being tired. Nothing compares for a tour guide that to see a happy Traveler like yourself enjoying the only free day you got from your work trip.. I am also glad you liked my shopping recommendations. I will wait for when you decide to start to discuss the next stop for this distant shopping and i will assist to facilitate looking for the right items, style and design if necessary. Be well and speak soon!
Jodie PlattUnited States
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Jodie for taking time to review my tour services. I am cherished you liked it! Much appreciated!
Carol CraigUnited States
Mehdi was fantastic! He was very knowledgeable and provided a nice overview of the city. He also tailored the tour to our interests. I would defientely recommend Mehdi!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Chris it was nice to spend the day with you in Marrakech. I am glad you enjoyed your Morocco Tour. Cheers from Hot Marrakech :)
Amy McphersonUnited Kingdom
Mehdi is fantastic. Not only is he a wealth of knowledge, he is also a very attentive guide and understands his clients' needs. My husband and I both enjoyed discovering Marrakech with him, enjoyed our chats and visited some corners of the city that we wouldn't have had access to without an official guide. Thank you.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hello Amy, I loved your interest to Morocco and the chat we had together about Morocco and life here. I hope your coming articals will promote Morocco as safe, wonderful and exotic destination. Good Luck with your blog and it was nice to meet you and your husband Mehdi
Maria StolarzUnited States
My daughter and I had and unforgetable full day tour with El Mehdi. He pick us up punctual and take us all over Marrakesh, he knows everything about anything, he make us walk in hidden streets in the souks, he tells us about history, traditions and everything else. We couln't choose a better tour guide, he was the BEST!!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Maria, it was a pleasure to meet you and your daughter. Nothing compares for a Travel Expert than to see his guests enjoying what was designed for them. Remember Morocco is not only Marrakech but a Kingdom of wonders: Mountains, Sahara and The deep South, Virgin Beachs and wild oceans, Imperial Royal cities and more beautiful reason to return and visit topped with a stable peaceful country. I appreciate your appreciations!
Relaxed,informative and thoroughly enjoyable tour. The tour not only met but exceeded my expectations insofar as El Mendip I got a genuine insight into Morrocco culture which is exactly what I wanted. I cannot recommend this tour highly enough especially if you are looking for a tour guide who has an obvious love for his country and work and which if you are lucky enough, will get a chance to agree with me too.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Ciara Thank you. It was a friendly tour with you and I enjoyed your company the whole day. I appreciate our Mechoui Lunch just like any First Time Visitor. Enjoy your last few days in Marrakech and Happy 2017 New Year