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8 Must-Do Experiences when exploring Morocco

Jul 11, 2024 | Morocco, Travel Tips

Morocco beckons with its vibrant colours, bustling markets, and breathtaking landscapes. For those bitten by the travel bug, here’s a curated list of experiences that promise an unforgettable adventure in this North African gem.

1. Lose Yourself in the Marrakech Medina

The heart of Marrakech, the old Medina, is a labyrinth of colourful markets, historic mosques, and vibrant street life. Wander through its narrow alleyways, be mesmerised by the scent of spices, and haggle for treasures that catch your eye. It’s not just shopping; it’s an immersion into a centuries-old way of life.

2. Step into History at Ait Ben Haddou

Imagine traversing the same paths as legendary figures and cinematic heroes in the iconic village of Ait Ben Haddou. This UNESCO World Heritage site, famed for its appearances in numerous films and TV shows including Game of Thrones, is a testimony to traditional Moroccan earthen clay architecture.

Landscape shot of the town Ait Benhaddou in Morocco

3. Camel Trekking in the Sahara

There’s magic in the silence of the Sahara, with only the soft shuffle of camel feet in the sand. A camel ride transports you into an otherworldly scene, promising golden memories and a deeper connection with nature’s beauty.

Small tour group enjoying riding camels in the desert

4. Conquer the Dunes by Sandboarding

For the thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies, sandboarding down the Sahara’s dunes offers a unique adventure. Feel the rush of the wind and the freedom of sliding down vast landscapes. It’s an exhilarating way to experience the desert’s grandeur.

5. Explore the Riches of Rissani Market

Rissani Market is a treasure trove of Moroccan life, offering everything from spices and textiles to livestock and local delicacies. It’s a place to witness the hustle and bustle of local trade and to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Moroccan culture.

6. Unwind in the Coastal Charm of Essaouira

With its fortified walls, historical port, and breezy beaches, Essaouira is a serene escape from the inland buzz. Its laid-back vibe, combined with vibrant arts and delicious seafood, makes it a perfect spot for cultural explorers and beach lovers.

7. Savour the Flavours of Moroccan Cuisine

Moroccan cuisine is a feast for the senses, known for its intricate flavours and communal eating tradition. From the tangy slow-cooked tagines to the sweet and savoury pastilla, each dish tells a story of Morocco’s rich cultural heritage. Don’t miss the chance to sip on mint tea, Morocco’s signature drink.

A collection of tagines in Morocco market

8. Refresh Your Spirit at an Authentic Hammam

To truly understand Moroccan culture, indulge in the rejuvenating experience of a traditional hammam. These steam baths, followed by exfoliating scrubs and massages, offer not just physical cleansing but a moment of serene reflection and renewal.

Group tour together in the Sahara Desert

Experience Our 11-Day Morocco Group Tour

Ready to explore the beauty of Morocco? Join our 11-day group tour, starting in Marrakech. We’ve included all the must-see sights and packed in extra-special experiences like glamping at a Sahara desert camp, visiting the famous Atlas Studios, engaging in cooking classes, and navigating the souks. Our tour is designed for those who crave authentic adventures, offering a blend of historical exploration, culinary delights, and the warmth of Moroccan hospitality.