5 Wonderful and Weird Things to Do in Morocco
Visiting Morocco reveals a lot of strange and mysterious things that you may never have considered exploring. Morocco is one of the top tourist destinations among visitors planning for exotic holidays. Most probably they look at a map of the world and the proximity to Southern Spain across the Strait of Gibraltar on the African regions where Morocco originates its highest attractiveness.
With the Ocean borders, beautiful beaches, the High Mountains, mysterious sites and narrow streets, Morocco is truly an amazing place where visitors love to experience adventurous travel experiences. Some of the wonderful things are described below that you can do while visiting Morocco:
Beautiful Sunset Sighting
Behind the Koutoubia Mosque in Marrakesh, in the evening, the beautiful views of the sunset can be eye-witnessed. When night falls on the terrace of your hotel overlooking the Marrakesh great market, the incredible views will make you feel amazing. In the twilight, the High Atlas Mountain’s snowy peaks will look like pink ice cubes that have been put on the top for decorating.
Relaxing Traditional Hammam
Do it, either you are traveling alone. Most of the visitors go for the ultimate body cleanse and unwind the hot steamy hot rooms to feel the relaxing environment and to take bath. After enjoying the camping in the Western Sahara desert, the perfect Hammam will definitely remove your tan and desert dirt. Leaving you at least a few ounces lighter from loss of departed skin. Take your own towel and waterproof knickers to change into afterward. Enjoy and feel Marvelous!
There are few public traditional Hammams but they offer fascinating cultural insights with the best compelling services. You can also consider a private hammam service with full treatment of body using high-quality products which are organically sourced originally from Morocco.
The Narrow & Busy Morocco Souks
Try and explore the busy streets. It’s fun to discover the mysterious and crowded souks, full of local vendors, snake charmers, artists, and magicians. You‘ll get to know such things you have never imagined. There you find such funny things like 20 cats following the fish man in the market. Like a donkey cart wash. Body hair design? Flophouses? Log mill? Amazing sights to see for tourists.
Visit a Moroccan Market
Marrakech’s ancient square is a throwback the way it’s been for the last 1,000 years. Go ahead, incline on the stairs and fall into humanity in great Morocco. Marrakesh is one of the most amazing and ancient city of Morocco with thousands of years of history and mysteries. Buy something that let you sense the taste of the Moroccan life. While visiting the local markets of Morocco, purchase some fresh bread and a tin of Luka’s brand mackerel, some tiny Clementine oranges, and a red apple and some dates and almonds. Wash it down with a big bottle of purified water also known as the Sidi Ali water.
Rent a motor bike or bicycle for the day and journey around the city high walls or out to the Menara grounds. Just show caution for anything faster, better or bigger than you on the street as vehicles have the right of way and generally don’t stop or slow for bike ore pedestrians. Ask your hotel front desk for an informational guide book and a map to visit the amazing places you want to see in Morocco. A detailed map will help you find out the routes and various places as the detailed information is mentioned on the maps especially the UNESCO sites of Morocco. You can find comprehensive maps online.
Take the Local Bus to the High Atlas Mountains
Just south of the Koutoubia Mosque, at the bus stand, you can journey with the natives and go on an instant expedition to the town of Amizmiz, Seti Fatma and Ourika in the High Atlas Mountains for next to nothing. Hotel concierge can help you book these Cheap Morocco Holidays.
Riding a bike or even a donkey in the High Atlas Mountains even an overnight camping trip will allow you to truly enjoy the nature of the Moroccan Mountains. You will also find many villages and towns along the roads through the mountains. The culture, values and way of life of the mountain people will make you want to explore more and learn how happily they live far away from the immense valley cities. All you need is time. You can hop off and visit charming towns and ancient markets along the way and you can also ask your guide to explain more about these towns.
The most adventurous and rough mountain peaks include: 1st highest peak – Toubkal, 2nd highest peak – M’ Goun, 3rd Highest peak – Ouanoukrim and many others with less high. You should visit the Jabal Kissane and Tassemit for an adventurous holiday.
There are more amazing things to see and do beside the activities mentioned here. You might fall in love with the exotic beaches of Morocco, especially the most crowded beaches at Agadir, Essaouira, Casablanca, and Tangier. If you are a true adventurer you must visit the Sahara desert and its peaks which are: Erg Chebbi, Merzouga. You can find a camel ride easily by paying a very trivial amount for this amazing service.
You’ve enjoyed Morocco a lot. You’ve seen all the wonders, all the galleries and shopped ’till you dropped into your hotel for the night. The mobs and the dirt will make you tired, but the warmth of the people will stick with you forever – even if you look a bit shabby after a long day sightseeing. Enjoy is all!
Morocco is truly blessed with thousands of travelers from around the world who come to explore the mysterious and adventurous things here. Morocco is one of the many destinations in the Africa region where nature awards its visitors with the unique and panoramic views of the unusual scenery and livelihood. Visit this amazing country once in your life and enjoy majestic Morocco.
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