Are you a travel enthusiast and wondering which country to visit next? Be it solo traveler or travelling with family and friends, celebrating your honeymoon or enjoying your anniversary – one location plays a perfect host to all kind of travelers from around the world. There is so much to explore that a single trip to Morocco can hardly be enough to catch up with everything.
With government boosting the tourism industry in Morocco, one can visit the magnificent country all-round the year with little to worry, as the climate is fresh and pleasant. Tourists from France, Spain, Britain, Germany and Netherlands love the large beachfront on the long Atlantic coast. Alongside the mesmerizing natural attraction, the modern tourist industry has also been capitalizing on ancient Roman and Islamic history. Morocco holidays can be a lifetime experience with all cherish able memories.
- Safe and secure
For any traveler, it is pertinent to check whether the place they intend to visit is safe or not. With stable government at the center, Morocco is tourist friendly. Even US Consulate graded Morocco at “Level 1” on safety grounds, in early 2018. However, one should exercise normal level of caution while visiting this northwest African country. The faux guide of medinas should be highly avoided. It is advisable not to venture out at night, dress conservatively and avoid flashy jewelry.
- Unique culture
The Berber and Arabic influences on Moroccan culture is evident through its language, food and other religious and socio-cultural practices. You will have unique experience in putting up with the Berber tent at night and gaze at those starry nights in the middle of a desert, and then wake up to the sound of gushing waves from the luxurious bed of any sea facing resort. A walk through the alleyways of the fortified cities can also get you the glimpse of history and heritage, while a luxurious stay at the Riads can be fascinating. One can experience Sufi and Arab-Andalous classical music which form the soul of the country, along with Moroccan hiphop. Visit Morocco to experience this unique, rich culture.
- Lip smacking food
Known for some delicious cuisines, Morocco is a foodie’s paradise. The traditional khobz, flavourful tagines, grilled kebabs, mint tea, pastries and fresh fruit juices will keep you drooling over and over again. The beach-fronts with fresh seafood is just plenty and full of variety. Moroccan food is typically a combo of Arabic, Andalusian, and Mediterranean cuisines with a slight influence of European and sub-Saharan touch. However spices and herbs form the focal point of their dishes. Trip to Morocco remains incomplete without tasting local delicacies.
- Friendly locals
The locals are truly generous and friendly, making your travelling experience simply awesome. Stay at Berber village homes will make you realize their friendly nature and welcoming attitude. They respect tourists from around the world and embrace them with warmth and love. Most of the vendors speak English, Spanish or French; making it easier for the tourists to communicate.
- Imperial cities
The four historic cities of Fez, Marrakesh, Meknes and Rabat had been Morocco’s capital at some point in past. The architectural marvel in form of various shrines and museums provide a glimpse of Morocco’s rich heritage, which symbolizes the rule of various dynasties since 9th century. A walk along the alleyways of medina can be confusing and leave you wonderstruck. An extensive tour to these cities completes your Morocco vacation.
- Shopping haven
Apart from local souvenir; Fez, Casablanca and Tangier are the country’s most popular shopping destination. The souks are buzzing with tourists and stacked with ceramics, leather goods, baskets, carpets and jewelry. You can get a good deal by bargaining with the shop owner or artisan and is widely accepted in Morocco’s market places.
You can plan your travel to enjoy and experience Morocco’s fascinating and colorful festivals. Timitar festival gives you a glimpse of Amazigh culture, whereas Fes festival celebrates spiritual traditions through music. The car racing festival across the Sahara is also a well-known annual event. Imilchil marriage fest and Fantasia are other two happening events. Festive gathering sees lot of tourists from around the globe. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and plan your next holidays in Morocco.