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Best Time to Go to Morocco

Morocco's summer heat can be stifling, so if you're planning on visiting the desert or the big imperial cities, schedule your trip for the spring or fall. One exception: The summer is the best time to go beach bumming in coastal cities like Essaouira and Agadir -- the Atlantic Ocean is a bit too nippy to swim the rest of the year. Speaking of nippy, the Atlas Mountains are cold and snowy throughout the winter; trekking is best done in late spring.

Morocco on a Budget

Morocco is easy on the wallet. The cost of living is low, and you don't need to restrict yourself to hostels in order to find inexpensive lodging (though those are plentiful). We love riads, traditional Moroccan homes designed around a central courtyard; many of these have been restored into beautiful and often affordable boutique hotels. Buses and trains offer inexpensive transportation around the country (travel in second-class trains for lower fares). Cheap eats are plentiful at food stalls in the medinas or at Jemaa el-Fna Square, the famous open-air market in Marrakesh.

Morocco Trip Reviews

Moroccan Discovery 2013, Odysseys Unlimited by Rolf
Moroccan Discovery 2013, Odysseys Unlimited Departure April 20, 2013, Group size: 24 Travel to Morocco booked through Odysseys Unlimited is by Royal Air Maroc’s flight out of JFK. The planes are reasonably clean, but show wear. In coach, the food service is very low quality for an international flight, the ... Read more!

My Best Trip in My life!!!! (Morocco) by paula
My Best Trip in My life!!! I'm happy to tell you about my recent trip to Morocco. We travel as a group of 8 (4 families with teenage children), always the six of us, and every year we go to a different place. Money permitting, we love to travel, but we tend to stay away from organized tours in the usual sense of ... Read more!

Magnificent Morocco by Marie S.
Rainy season? Disappointing Canadian summer? Seek an adventure in an exotic and unforgettable country. Morocco is a fascinating land of diversity and contrasts. Eager to return and explore a country that I had not seen in more than two decades, I was not disappointed. My previous trips to Morocco were spent ... Read more!

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