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why travel to MOROCCO

Morocco is a must-see destination for anyone who loves to travel and explore culture, history, food, and natural wonders. Visiting the imperial cities of Marrakesh, Fez, Meknes, and Rabat, with their magnificent medieval architecture transports you back in time.

Imagine yourself watching the ancient ways of making bread or tanning leather that has not changed for centuries. Explore the blend of modern meets tradition in nearly every aspect of the country. A trip to Morocco is not complete without getting lost in the silence of the Sahara desert and sleeping under the plentiful stars.

The cuisine is another experience, with an explosion of aromas, prepared with spices like saffron and cinnamon which are locally sourced and liberally employed to lend unique flavors to stews and soups.

Explore a country rich in culture and history. Put your backpack on and let’s take a trip through gritty cities, lively markets, a maze of souks, and some of the most welcoming, friendly people you will ever meet. Morocco has all of this and much more!

Safe Travels and Enjoy!

MOROCCO at a glance

Morocco Marrakesh Travel Guide


The official language in Morocco is Arabic, but French is also widely spoken. In heavily touristed areas, English is more prevalent.


The currency in Morocco is the Dirham. Click on the icon for the exchange rate of the day.


Morocco is located on the northwest corner of Africa, just across the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain. Algeria and Western Sahara border Morocco to the south and east and the country is about the same size as California. The High Atlas Mountains bisect the country with the coast to the north and the harsh but beautiful Sahara to the south.


Morocco's economy is heavily dependent on the export of raw materials. Tourism is a growing element of economic development. Traveling in Morocco is affordable, with a rough estimate of US$20 - 80 per day/ person.


There's a low rate of crime in Morocco, however you should take sensible precautions. Watch out for pick-pockets and scams in areas popular with foreigners. Take care when walking around at night. It is highly recommended to have travel insurance when traveling to Morocco.

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4-Day Sahara Itinerary

If you are planning a trip to Morocco, a Sahara adventure is a must-do. In just 4 days you can leave from Marrakesh and explore the mysteries of the legendary Sahara. 

Check out this itinerary prepare to find so much more than just sand under your feet…

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Top 10 things to do in Marrakesh

Marrakesh is a vibrant city that can overwhelm your senses with the mix of colors, spices, sounds, smells blend of modern and traditional. It is a city where donkey carts, spice sellers and story tellers intermingle with luxury spas, coffee shops and tour buses. 

Read on for the Top 10 things to do in Marrakesh and start planning your next trip.

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You can hire an expert local company for a tailor-made trip to Morocco. I recommend Morocco Trip Sahara, as they offer local expertise with multilingual guides and incredible customized trips.

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