Situated at the foot of the Atlas mountains, the imperial city of Marrakech is large, noisy, full of history, and beautiful. There’s a lot to see and do in Marrakech. Highlights include the central square of Djemma el Fna; the Saadian Tombs, Marjorelle Gardens, and the souqs (bazaars). Staying in a traditional Riad will really enhance your visit to this fascinating city.
Jebel Toubkal, situated in the High Atlas Mountains, is North Africa’s highest peak at 4,167m (13,667 ft). It’s a challenging trek to the summit, but worth it for the spectacular views. While you can make it to the summit and back to the town of Imlil in a day, it’s recommended you take at least 3 days to get the most out of it.
Dades Valley in the works between Mount Sarhro and the High Atlas Mountains, and offers some of the most spectacular landscapes of Morocco. Lined to deep red cliffs on each side with bronchitis impressive, built forts traditional Moroccan. The best way to appreciate the valley and Berber villages do is get out of the car and walking, especially when you reach the Todra and Dades gorges. Turned many of the towns in this region in the hotels.
Dune -bound visitors may be tempted zoom through rissani.but photographers.history buffs and architecture aficionados could spend days exploring decrepit ksour.on important zawiya.artfully crumbling kasbah and the ruins of te fabled desert city of sijilmassa on the landmark loop.more mudbrick ksour flank the road to merzouga.including ksar dar al beidha and ksar haroun.look for signposts on your left leaving town.
rissani is where oued ziz quietly ebbs away.but it was once a desert capitol where fortunes flowed from caravans crossing the sahel.rissani was so strategic that te filali -ancestors of the ruling alawite dynasty- staged their epic battle here to supplant the saadians.today .you’ll hear epic haggling over birds.sheep and trinkets at sunday .tuesday and thursday market.
Meknes is smaller and a little more laid back than Marrakech and Fez yet this imperial city has similar charms. Highlights include a wonderfully preserved medina filled with souqs which is easy to navigate without a guide. The Imperial City, built by the powerful Moulay Ismail in the 17th Century, is a showcase of Moroccan architecture complete with huge gates and impressive carvings. The nearby Roman ruins of Volubilis are also well worth a trip.
The city’s most complete medieval in the Arab world, Fez is a strange mix of attraction and medieval meets modern world. Medina unusual Fez El Bali worth a few days of walking per se. Among the most prominent other cemeteries Merenid, and the Royal Palace and the navigator (Jewish Quarter). Fez was the capital of Morocco for more than 400 years and is still considered the religious and cultural center of the country.
Situated in the Rif mountains Chefchaouen is a small town in a big landscape. Popular with independent travellers (perhaps because it is the cannabis capital of morocco) but not yet spoilt by them. Highlights include hiking, swimming in streams, sipping a drink on the main square (Outa el Hammam) and enjoying the beauty of the white houses and their brightly painted doors.