The mention of the name ‘Morocco’ is enough to fire the imagination lights about all things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small, all places exotic and exciting..Morocco is a beautiful and diverse country that offers something for every traveller – amazing natural beauty, flora and fauna; a colourful history and present; exquisite craftsmanship in its mosques and madarsas; vibrant cities; intriguing folk festivals and traditions.
But when to visit Morocco? The cooler months of October to April are very popular between tourists, when temperatures mostly reach 30°C during the day and the nights are cool at 15°C.
Where to explore in Morroco?
There are plenty of things to do in Morocco. Explore the capital city Rabat that owns a history of 2500 years. Make sure you buy a Moroccan carpet! Visit the pleasant Andalusian Gardens for leisurely walks, amidst the greens or marvel at the sight of gigantic Bab Oudaia that was built in 1195 at the Kasbah des Oudaias in Rabat.
Take a trip to its another well known cities like Casablanca, has excellent examples of Mauresque architecture. If you are an adventure enthusiast then the activities like camel riding, horse riding, trekking through the Atlas Mountains will surely interest you. Visit its various beaches if you are interested in sailing, yachting, windsurfing and numerous other activities. Don’t forget to visit Hassan II Mosque.
Another beautiful city, Marrakech is situated in the centre south of the country. Its charm is famous worldwide and the beautiful Jemaa el-Fnaa square is the core of the city and comes alive at night, with snake enchanters and musicians, and loads of street food stands. Ben Youssef Medresa is also a must to see in Marrakech.
The mosque Koutoubia and its minaret overlooking the square are beautiful. Visit the Saaudit tombs, a funerary group discovered and restored in 1917. This is the city that promises both excitement and intrigue to the visitors. Marrakech is one of the renowned cultural centres of Morocco – the other one being Fes.
“Morocco is also home to interesting and original street views”
The city has some interesting sites like Place Djemaa el-Fna, which is a favourite retreat amongst both locals as well as tourists. Never forget to dine on kebabs and harira from a street-market grill. Carnival-like atmosphere of snake charmers, fortunetellers, monkey handlers, musicians, and costumed sellers adds to the exotic flavor of what was once the principal meeting point in ancient times.