Behind its twelve kilometres of red ochre walls, Marrakech has a thousand-year-old history. Its mosques, fountains, palaces and legendary Djemaa-el-Fna square make it an exclusive cultural destination. Enjoy a traditional dish on a restaurant patio, pamper yourself in one of the city’s many hammams, spend an unforgettable night in one of its trendy nightclubs or take an excursion to the mountains or the desert.
Popular day excursions from Marrakech include visiting the desert city of Ouarzazate, which is renowned for its Taourirt Casbah and traditional Quazguita carpets. From Imlil, also nearby, travellers can ride a mule to the Aremd hamlet to view Morocco’s highest mountain peak, Toubkal.
Marrakech has a lot to offer – entertainment in the square (jugglers, snake charmers, musicians, dancers, story tellers) the beach, the desert and the mountains. There is also the Oasiria Water Park with water slides, wave machines, wave pool, and toboggans along with an array of restaurants.
There are also camel treks in the Marrakech Palmeraie or in the Sahara Desert, along with horse riding, hot air ballooning and quad biking .You can explore the Atlas Mountains and its many villages the villages are small but thriving and the people are hospitable and very friendly and the valleys are surrounded by rivers and water falls.
The coastal town of Safi is another enticing possibility, with a magnificent Medina, old fort and beautiful beach. Marrakech is full of history, the magnificent buildings, museums, souks and old town are definitely worth visiting, along with the beautiful gardens in the old city and the cataracts of Ouzoud, to the east of Marrakech, with water falls from over 100 meters in height along with the numerous oasis’s that are scattered around the region.