Let us take you to the very best, authentic local carpet markets in the souks. Discover hidden gems in Marrakech medina, meet local merchants, and their unique carpet collections.
Each carpet is a unique piece of art, tells stories from the Amazigh mythology & traditional Moroccan storytelling, and represents a wide variety of cultures, beliefs, and traditions. The carpets you’ll have a chance to see and choose from are woven by local women and men from all over Morocco.
Meet dedicated local craftsmen who will help you choose the most unique piece and get to know the story of each beautiful carpet.
Profit from this tour goes to support local women and men across Morocco waving stories each day.
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∴ Meet our local guide at your accommodation for a walk around the very best, authentic, local carpet markets.
∴ Far from the busy commercial streets, you’ll meet local craftsmen and get to know the story behind each piece of the magnificent carpets.
∴ Our dedicated, local craftsmen and artisans will tell you the unique story behind each carpet and help you choose the one that speaks to you the most.
∴ After discovering the beautiful woven stories enjoy a glass of traditional tea in one of the local cafes.
Your Accommodation Within Marrakech Medina
• Local Official Guide
• Tea & A Snack
• Staff Gratitude
• Personal Expenses
Q1.How long does it take to weave a full carpet?
Each carpet is a hand made piece of art. Made usually by local women, it takes around 20-50 days to complete the carpet, depending on its size. Each rug is hand-woven and the design is always completely original - no two are ever the same. A truly unique piece of work.
Q2.Where do carpet collections come from?
We support local families that have been weaving carpets through generations. Moroccan carpets vary in patterns, depending on which area and tribe the carpet is coming from. We partnered with local families across Morocco, The High Atlas Mountains, southeast and Saharan tribes. Our handpicked selection of local carpet markets in Marrakech Medina holds a wide range of carpet collections from the north of Morocco to the south Sahara regions.
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