Provide any visitor with variation in culture, it is very tempting to visit Morocco. Nevertheless, if you set a holiday trip with your family, friend, or even on your own, but you still have no idea where to go, Morocco is worth considering. Has some layers of culture as the result of colonialization, you can expect much from this adorable country since, there are many activities you can do from hiking, sightseeing, or simply enjoying nature. Anyway, if you are concerned about the safety and security of this country, you don’t need to worry since this one is politically stable and safe.
Planning your time in Morocco, before you book your hotel and go to the airport, you need to know when is the right time to feel the hospitality of Morocco. July and August are known as the hottest month, can be the right time for those who expect to spend their time on the coast, or else if you want to enjoy the mountain. But the best time, if you want to hike, must be between April and October. Not to mention, if you’re planning to travel affordably by renting a cheap room in a hostel, avoid the winter. The reason is that in some budget hostels it is very common not to have heating in the room. So if you insist on going in winter, check hostel facilities first as winter night is super cold. Apart from whether it is a consideration, it is also crucial to think about the Islamic religious calendar as almost the entire population is Muslim. Ramadan is the month of daytime fasting. Simply put, if you want to experience and enjoy Morocco more whether it is walking or something like that, then avoid visiting it as much as possible during Ramadan. But if you are Muslim then Ramadan may be the right time for you because you will experience something unique.
There are a myriad of places you can visit while visiting Morocco, so if you’re craving a taste of Morocco a whole week will never be enough. To make it easier for you when choosing a place, it is helpful to understand Morocco geographically. Certainly, every place has its own signature to please you. By choosing the interior as your destination, the major cities are there for you. Marrakech or the so-called red city is one of the great cities to visit. Jemaa el Fna is the heart of this city. It is actually an open space where different buyers and sellers meet. Still talking about Marrakech, this one is split in two, one with an old feel called a walled medina where you can find labyrinthine souks, old palaces, and traditional lifestyle, while the other is called the Ville Nouvelle. This place is perfect for those who prefer a more modern atmosphere such as outdoor cafes, boulevards, gardens, and so on. Check out our Morocco travel guide (Pdf file) for all the things to do and avoid.
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