Touring Morocco for many is both an exciting journey and a spiritual experience for many. Scaling the lofty Atlas Mountains, exploring charming cities, visiting grand Mosques, wandering through extensive golden sandy deserts and indulging in brilliant beaches is an experience that many live to remember. The history and culture is simply captivating; to get the most of this vast country, try the following:
TAKE A TOUR
Start off this exciting trip from Casablanca and explore its bustling medina and the fantastic harbor then head to historical Rabat and its old age city Meknes. Discover the ruins and tanneries of fez and climb the heights the middle Atlas to the town of Midelt with lovely sand colored buildings.
Take a camel ride across the Erg Chebbi desert and camp amidst sandy dunes and enjoy dinner under a million blinking stars, then in the morning explore the spectacular Todra Gorge on the East side of the High Atlas mountains. Tour the traditional villages and indulge a little in the Berber culture, then leave to explore the bustling Marrakech.
STAY IN A BERBER LODGE
Spend your holiday in a Berber lodge and get engrossed in the intricate Berber architecture and the alluring interior décor.
One of the best places to relax and be treated like a royalty is the Maroc Lodge nestled at the foot of the mighty Atlas Ranges, the perfect hotel in the Atlas Mountains if you want to mix tranquility with proximity to Marrakech. It is outstanding in every way: from its beautiful surroundings to of fragrant carpet flowers to refined elegant furnishings and subtly landscaped gardens.
GO ON A GOLF HOLIDAY
Morocco offers fantastic sunny weather that makes it an exotic location for an exciting game of golf. Marrakech is the center of major golf courses such as Royale Golf De Marrakech, Al Maaden Golf Resort, Palmerale and also Atlas Golf Marrakech.
The lively beach of Agadir is suitable for a coastal game of golf; lovely clubs such as Club Med, Golf Du Soleil and Golf led Dunes each offer unique challenges for both the amateur and skilled golfer. Golf holidays in Morocco will leave you wanting more.
EXPLORE THE COASTAL CITIES
Morocco boasts of an extensive sandy beach along its coastline and you can enjoy hopping from one city to the next as you engage your senses with different sights, smells and fun activities. The Sidi Ifni will delight you with its colonial Spanish history; vibrant Agadir will excite you with its fabulous golf courses, lively clubs and cafes, Essaouira with splendid sandy beaches, Tangier with creative pottery industry, Saidia with vast beach front, and finally Casablanca where you can enjoy unique architecture and shop in the souk.
LEARN HOW TO COOK!
As you tour Morocco, one of the things that you will discover is the richness of their spicy cuisines. A tour of the food souks will take your taste buds through a gastronomical journey few other places in the world can match. To make your memories of Morocco, learn how to prepare one or two Berber dishes.
Learn how to prepare a Moroccan tagine in the town of Essaouira in a four hour workshop in the L ‘Atelier Madada which is in the boutique hotel Madada Mogador. You will improve your culinary skills by being taught step by step by experts. The tagine is the conical-shaped dish used to cook this meal and specially designed to keep the spicy flavors’ in. You can then head to the souks and pick up the spices to use later after your trip.