Hello everbody, I am Youness Labchir an official English and French speaking Tour Guide in Morocco. I was born in a small town nearby the capital, Rabat. I moved to Marrakesh 15 years ago for education purposes, specifically to attend the University. As a part-time job to earn an income and support my studies, I began offering tours to visitors. I enjoyed the work and learned a lot from the different people I have met over the years.
Earning money in my free time by driving tourists around — including actors on movie shoots. This inspired me to create my own company. Morkosh Tours, where I showcase the culture and customs of the Moroccan people — from Moroccan-Andalusian architecture to the traditional way of life, such as Berber cooking, as well as adventure tours in the Atlas Mountains and Sahara desert.
I began as an English-speaking driver for tourists. I received a job opportunity working in the (movie) industry where I drove those who were working on movie shoots around Morocco. I learned many things and met several people of different nationalities, religions, and cultures. I have also had the privilege to work alongside Genevieve O’Reilly, John Stellan Skarsgard, and Clint Eastwood.
I am highly motivated and strive to do the best I possibly can. Realizing my extensive knowledge of Moroccan history and my natural flair with the general public, combined with having received positive feedback from customers, I realized I could have the freedom to plan a personal itinerary based on the individual client’s needs.
There are several adventure tours customized according to the location and customers themselves: camel trekking in the Palmeraie of Marrakesh or in the sand dunes, quad biking in the desert of Marrakesh and water reservoir or on the beach of Essaouira, jet skiing in Essaouira or Agadir, hiking in the Atlas Mountains or in the Sahara desert.
The cooking classes are organized in a true Berber house and not in a touristy restaurant or a hotel. The dishes are made by customers with the guidance of the grandmother of the Berber family to keep the local methods, and our guide will translate and assist with communication. We like to give our customers a real, unique experience of village life by shopping alongside the locals, making them feel welcome at the souk. The Berber Cooking Tour offers opportunities to make Berber mint tea and fresh Moroccan salads, take milk from the cow, and bake and cook local bread, tagine, and couscous on an open fire.
Embark on an unforgettable Morocco tour guide adventure to the mesmerizing Sahara Desert! Let our experienced locals lead you through breathtaking landscapes on an eight-hour drive. Enjoy an overnight stay at a UNESCO World Heritage site, immersing in rich history. Witness captivating sunrises and starry nights in the desert. Discover hidden gems with our expert guide. Unveil Morocco’s charm and create lasting memories on this once-in-a-lifetime journey!
Embark on a journey like no other and let the enchanting beauty of Morocco captivate your senses. From the vibrant and bustling markets of Marrakech or Fez to the serene and picturesque beaches of Essaouira via the Sahara Desert, this North African gem is a destination that promises to leave you spellbound.