Morocco is a beautiful Country in North Africa.
Morocco means 'place the sun sets - the west'.
Morocco is characterized by a rugged mountainous interior, large tracts of desert and a lengthy coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. It is the one of the native homelands of the indigenous Berber people.
From Saharan dunes to the peaks of the High Atlas, Morocco has something for everytype of travellers.
Rabat is capital Morocco, and Casablanca is the largest city of the country.
Marrakech is one of the popular tourist destination
60% of Morocco's tourists visit for its culture and heritage.
Tourism is increasingly focused on Morocco's culture, such as its ancient cities, ancient Roman and Islamic sites, and on its landscape and its rich cultural history.
Best time to visit:
Best time to visit is in spring (March, April, May) when temperatures are warm and the weather's dry almost everywhere.
Morocco is famous for its spices and it is used extensively in Moroccan cuisine.
Among the most famous Moroccan dishes are Couscous, Pastilla, Tajine, Tanjia and Harira.
Tea occupies a very important place in the culture of Morocco and is considered an art form. It is served not only at mealtimes but all through the day, and it is especially a drink of hospitality, commonly served whenever there are guests. It is served to guests, and it is impolite to refuse it.
Languages: Morocco's official languages are Arabic and Berber.
Currency : Moroccan dirham (MAD)
Things to Do in Morocco:
• Hop on a camel back for a trip through the golden Sahara sand dunes at Erg Chebbi, near Merzouga. Spend the night in a desert tent, under the incredibly starred sky.
• Shop at colorful bazaars/souks of Morocco (The word "souk" means an outdoor market). Souks of souks of Marrakech, Fes & Ouarzazate are very popular. Carpets, silver jewelry, handicrafts, Argan oil, olives are some of the popular items to purchase.
• Relish yourself in popular Hammam (steam baths) across Morocco
• Indulge in Moroccan cuisine and taste the famous mint tea of Morocco
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Casablanca has Morocco's primary international airport. It is the main gateway into the country for many visitors.
Tangier is the starting point for most visitors arriving by ferry from Spain.
Around the city
Morocco has an excellent road and rail infrastructure that links the major cities and tourist destinations with ports and cities with international airports.