Morocco oozes glamour and vibrancy, there is plenty to keep you entertained from strolling through bustling markets to gazing at stunning architecture and exploring the natural wonders.
Eclectic fusion of Arabic and African architecture, meet locals and try traditional cuisine.
Dive in between the locals as Djemaa El Fna square is full of small merchants, hawkers and entertainers. At sunset, chefs set up shop for the biggest communal barbeque in the world offering succulent kebabs and skewered sheep’s hearts.
Gaze in awe at Koutoubia – the largest mosque in Marrakech and the lavish, elaborate Saaidan Tombs where the mausoleums are decorated with luxurious detail. Then be dazzled by the grand courtyard, woven silk panels and painted ceilings of the El Bahia Palace.
Visiting the Ben Youssef Madrassa is a must, many even describe it as one of the most beautiful sights in the city. With fine wood carvings and stunning mosaics, it’s a prime example of magnificent Saadian architecture – but you’ll want to come early in the morning to avoid the crowds.
Stroll through vibrant souks and learn about leather production
For a real sensory overload of scents, sights and noise visit the Tanneries and discover the leather production process first hand. If you want to pick up a leather souvenir prepare to haggle with the merchants in the shops filled with high quality goods.
No visit to Marrakech would be complete without a stroll through the vibrant souks. Wander your way around the labyrinth of winding alleyways of the ancient Medina, visit Spice Square and Souk el Attarine lined with glistening copper lanterns, silver teapots and perfumes.
Escape the city hustle and bustle for a garden retreat
With its exotic plants, burbling streams and pools filled with water lilies and lotus flowers, Majorelle Gardens is a calming retreat from the city. Gaze at the astonishingly vibrant art deco building and spot many birds.
Relax under the shade of olive and fruit trees in the Menara Garden oasis – the perfect place for a refreshing rest bite from the soaring temperatures.
Exploring the Atlas Mountains
Trek North Africa’s greatest mountain range and visit traditional Berber Villages
One of the most intriguing and beautiful regions of Morocco explore the epic Atlas Mountain range and the deep yellow sands of the famous Sahara Desert by foot, camel or mule. Admire the wonderful landscapes and visit mud-thatched Berber Villages. You can organise this yourself or join a guided tour.
Excursions are neither run nor controlled by Beachcomber, as the contract for these exist between the consumer and the ground handlers in Morocco. Therefore, Beachcomber will not be liable for the excursion and nor do any excursions booked form part of the package and your booking conditions do not apply to them.