Morocco

Summary
Overall rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ – 4 adventure travel stars

Explore the mysteries of Moroccan culture

Explore the mysteries of Moroccan culture

From camel rides through blazing sands to age old cultures and a cuisine that has preserved exotic flavors of antiquity, Morocco can take your adventure travel excursions back centuries in time like few places on earth.

You can relive the ways of the ancient Berber culture, or fast forward to modern-day adventures like white water rafting, hot-air ballooning or hang gliding. Morocco is a feast for the eyes from the beautiful coastline, to exquisite royal palaces and extraordinary handcrafted works of art.

There are superb beaches that stretch for miles and snow-covered mountains that will leave you in awe. Every inch of Morocco has incredible experiences and memories just waiting for you to add them to your photo album and your collection of adventure stories.

Just so you know, there are people in Morocco who don’t care much for people from the West. The government does try their best to protect tourists, but make sure you keep your wits about you and be mindful of your personal security.

The bottom line: Morocco is an extremely fascinating county that is sure to pique the interest of anyone interested in overseas adventure travel. The exotic nature of Morocco inspired the classic film Casablanca. Can’t you just picture Humphrey Bogart standing there in his trench coat and fedora saying, “Here’s looking at you, Morocco.”

Exotic Factor
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ – 4 adventure travel stars

Morocco adventure travel has a sultry allure that draws people from all over the world. Experience the hustle and bustle of the markets in Marrakech, enjoy the lovely Menera Gardens and take in the splendor of the royal palace in Fes.

There are many things about Morocco that will make you feel like you’ve entered another world.

Discover the mysteries of ancient cultures, explore the spectacular landscapes from the majestic peaks of the Atlas Mountains to the Kasbah ruins and bask on the shores of Grottes d’Hercules.

There are some unusual adventures like camel safaris, and interesting culinary exploits that would include pigeon pie and an extremely hot condiment called harissa.

Everything about Morocco has an exotic quality to it from the people and their culture to the gorgeous scenery and the architecture of the age-old cities.

Cultural Factor
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ – 4 adventure travel stars

Morocco is a country with a diverse ethnic history and a rich cultural heritage. The Islam religion has a deep connection with this North African culture, which can be seen in the architecture, art and society in general.

The older Moroccan buildings are by far the most interesting with their exotic allure and the secrets they hold from times gone by.

For those with a love for discovering ancient civilizations, Morocco will not disappoint. The indigenous Berbers go back thousands of years in Morocco, and many other peoples have impacted the Moroccan culture as well including the Jews, Arabs, Romans and Vandals.

Morocco is also known to have one of the most diverse cuisines in the world due in large part to the many influences from the Berbers, the Arabs, the Jews and places like Spain, Corsica, Portugal, Turkey and various African countries.

If you like an eclectic cuisine, come to Morocco and savor the exotic spices, succulent meats and don’t forget to try the couscous, tagine, and kaliya.

Adventure Factor
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ – 4 adventure travel stars

You’ll certainly find the things you would expect in this oasis of sand like trekking and eco tours. However, there is snow in the High Atlas Mountains, which means you’ll be able to get into some great cold-weather experiences like snow skiing, ice climbing and snow shoeing.

There are also miles and miles of beautiful beaches and interesting marine life, so get ready for some excellent whale-watching, and see more underwater creatures when you strap on your scuba gear or go snorkeling.

Check the list below because there are many more incredible adventures in Morocco that will provide you with endless thrills and excitement.

Hard

  • Camel riding
  • Canoeing
  • Four wheel drive trips
  • Hang gliding
  • Hunting
  • Ice climbing
  • Motorcycling
  • Mountain biking
  • Mountain climbing
  • Overlanding
  • Paragliding
  • Rock climbing
  • Scuba diving
  • Skydiving
  • Snorkeling
  • Snow shoeing
  • Snow skiing
  • Soaring (gliding)
  • Spelunking (caving)
  • Surfing
  • Survival training
  • White water rafting
  • Windsurfing

Soft

  • Bird watching
  • Cultural tours
  • Eco tours
  • Nature trips
  • Walking tours
  • Whale watching

Could be either

  • Backpacking
  • Bicycling
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Flying
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Hot-air ballooning
  • Quad-biking / ATVs
  • Safaris
  • Sailing
  • Trekking
  • Wildlife watching

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