Today I wanted to talk you through some of the best things to experience in Marrakech. As you may know, last year I went on a little family vacation to the beautiful city of Marrakech, and these were some of the things we got up to.
One of the best and most challenging things we did in Morocco was go on this really intense hike. It was outside of the city, it took us almost two hours in the car to get to the destination. We had a few stops where we met a local family and also stopped to soak in the views. Once we arrived, the hiking began. It was not for the faint-hearted, it was slippery, steep and overall quite a challenge. However, once we got to the top it really did feel like an accomplishment and the view of the waterfall was breathtaking. I would definitely recommend this experience if you fancy a challenge.
Qaud Biking! This was one of the highlights of the trip. We took a small car trip to the dessert and a got a little practice on the bikes and it was time to head off. It was so exhilarating speeding on the quad in the middle of the dessert. This was again a fast paced adventure and I loved every second of it. We got to see some incredible views.
You should definitely spend one of your evenings near the Koutoubia mosque. With a beautiful sunset as the backdrop for the historic mosque, it makes quite the picture. Across the street is the Jemaa El Fna aquare, which comes to life in the evening, so make sure you make the most out of it.
Get a thrilling experience on a horse and carriage. By the Jemaa El Fna square, there are countless horses and carriages waiting to give your feet some relief. It was definitely an experience, seeing the crowds pass by as you hear the horses hooves clack away.
Having henna done in a culture where it has come from again is an experience. It looks beautiful, although I was not fan of the smell. I got black henna done for the first time and I loved how it look.
Explore the souks, this is a must for any traveler wanting to soak in the culture of the country. The souks can be like mazes and you can easily spend a day wandering the streets. Take this time to take in the sights of the crowds, the inviting shop owners, the spices, the range of goods displayed on the streets.
These are some of my ‘must-do’ things in Marrakech. I have to give you a word of warning though, learn to HAGGLE! Haggle all day long, otherwise you will totally get ripped off. I would definitely like to visit Morocco again in the future.
I hope you enjoyed this weeks post and I will see you soon.