Tourist Activities in Morocco : 7 Must-try activities

Last Updated 14 Jan. 2024 | Tourist Activities in Morocco

Quad biking activities in Morocco, tourists in Morocco.

Morocco has a plethora of activities to offer

In this guide, we’ll explore seven must-try tourist activities in Morocco that will leave you awe-inspired and craving for more.

In this guide :

tourists in Morocco Sahara desert

Ride the Dunes: Desert Quad Biking in Merzouga:

Immerse yourself in the thrill of this tourist activity where each moment becomes a canvas painted by the adventure, creating indelible memories woven into the golden sands of Morocco.

Location

Merzouga, Morocco

Duration

Typically ranges from 1 to 3 hours, depending on the chosen package.

Experienced Guides

Tours often include experienced guides who are familiar with the desert terrain.

Safety Gear

Participants are usually provided with safety gear, including helmets and goggles.

Levels

Quad biking tours are designed for both beginners and experienced riders.

Weather Considerations

Best enjoyed during the cooler parts of the day, especially in the morning or evening.

Surf the Atlantic Waves in Taghazout:

Taghazout is a picturesque coastal village in Morocco known for its world-class surfing opportunities, particularly in the Atlantic Ocean.

The village is situated along the country’s southwest coast, offering consistent and excellent waves for surfers of all skill levels.

tourists surfing in Taghazout, Morocco activities.

Taghazout has gained international recognition as a surf destination, attracting surf enthusiasts from around the globe.

The Atlantic waves in Taghazout are renowned for their power and consistency, making it an ideal spot for both beginners and experienced surfers.

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Hot Air Balloon Adventure over Marrakech:

This is a captivating tourist activity that provides a unique perspective of this vibrant city and its surrounding landscapes. Drift peacefully above the iconic red-hued architecture and lush oases, as the sun casts a golden glow over the picturesque scenery.

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains on the horizon, adding a majestic backdrop to your journey. Hot air ballooning in Marrakech offers a serene and magical experience, providing an unforgettable memory of the city’s charm and natural beauty from the tranquility of the skies.

Trekking in the Atlas Mountains:

The High Atlas Mountains are just a short drive from Marrakech, but a whole world away. 

Dramatic Mountain scenery, picturesque valleys and traditional remote villages made for superb treks, from pleasurable routes passing through the Berber villages called ‘Imazighen’ to challenging climbs on the peaks and high passes around Mount Toubkal.

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Toubkal in Winter

This tourist activity in Morocco, offers a rich and colourful experience, where spectacular scenery and great walks are mixed with friendly locals and ancient cultures.

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Atlas mountains in Spring

 The Atlas mountain range in North Africa runs for 1,000 miles forming a spectacular barrier between the sea and the Sahara. The mountains are not continuous but rather form a series of ranges, interspersed with plateaus, basins and gorges. 

Cooking Class for Authentic Moroccan Cuisine:

Join cooking class and enjoy a unique experience while visiting Morocco. This experience will not only improve your cooking skills but also teach you more about Moroccan culinary traditions and history.

Often, tourists work together as one team to make different dishes, and this helps them learn more dishes than just one specific dish by using different spices.

At the end, it is time to taste and eat what you have cooked.

couscous cooking class in Morocco, a tourist activity.

Explore Marrakech by Bike:

Discover Marrakech by bike on a tour organized by the local bikes providers, and see a side of the city that many travelers don’t get the chance to experience.

tourists bike activities in Morocco

You can be accompanied by a local guide, cycle through the historic medina and stop at sites such as the Koutoubia, the Kasbah and the Agdal Gardens, then continue to see a local market, bakery and hammam.

Scaling the Heights: Rock Climbing in Todra Gorge

Todra Gorge – one of the world’s top climbing destinations! Here you’ll find year-round sunshine and perfect limestone rock amidst the beautiful ambience of Morocco’s most famous canyon – what more could you want?

one among the best tourist activities in Morocco : Todra gorge climbing

Climb with professionals in this activity, they will help you to hone your skills and learn new ones at top-rope, multi-pitch or traditional climbing. 

Here could be your chance to become the climber you want to be!

one among the best tourist activities in Morocco : Todra gorge climbing

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