Welcome to Morocco, the land of diverse people and landscapes. This North African country is an exotic destination that will leave you utterly speechless with its beauty and complexity.
There is absolutely nothing you must see in Morocco. Instead, come to experience the sights, sounds, smells and exotic atmosphere of everyday life. Being in Morocco like stepping into the pages of A Thousand and One Arabian Nights. Just let the experience wash over you. Here the best places to visit in Morocco.
Fes, the oldest imperial city in Morocco with the oldest university in the world, was founded in 859 AD. Step back in time, walk the cobbled streets and wind your way through ancient passageways of this exhausting and interesting fortress.
Essaouira is a very different Moroccan town. This white-washed, breezy town nestled on the Atlantic coast, is relaxed, atmospheric and cool. It also has great seafood and a laidback surfer vibe. Check out a day tour!
Marrakech is probably the most popular destination in Morocco. There is so much to see and do that some people arrive and never leave the city. Here are the top 5 things to do in Marrakech.
Chefchaoeun – the blue village in the mountains. Chefchoeun is called the pearl of Morocco.
The Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou
The Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. This gigantic fortress is made up of kasbahs (groups of houses), all fortified behind a wall. It has been used as a film location for many blockbuster hits including Lawrence of Arabia. Game of Thrones filmed here and called it Yunkai the Yellow City. Check out a day tour.
A trip to Morocco is not complete without a trek through the Sahara on the back of a camel. This experience will make you feel like you have been transported back in time. The buildings look like clay figures, the roads are merely sand, and the temperature is scorching hot! The starry sky at night is mesmerizing, not like anything you have ever seen. You can set up with a guide here.
Dining & Shopping
Moroccans have no history of eating out, so most restaurants exist almost solely for tourists. Nevertheless, the food is absolutely delicious and is served with graciousness and hospitality. Don’t miss their soups, figs, olives and specially-prepared tagines. Shopping is also great in Morocco, but you must be prepared to haggle. We can help you learn!