Tours in Morocco is a journey to an amazing country, with holidays for a variety of tastes. Endless sandy beaches and a light breeze await lovers of beach holidays. Holidays in Morocco are attractive for everyone, because only in this country you can race at the speed of the wind on cross-country motorcycles on the land scorched by scorching rays and drink the famous Bedouin coffee at night in a close circle of Berber nomads.
The climate in this mysterious country is mild, but in winter the temperature can drop to 5-12 degrees. Tour operator in Morocco recommends that lovers of warm sand and pleasant cool water book tours from Moscow and other regions in the summer, when the temperature fluctuates between 24-35 degrees. This applies to beach lovers. But the country also attracts lovers of culture and historical heritage, for them all year round we offer a variety of excursion programs: “Imperial cities”, “Discovery of Morocco” and others.
This mysterious country attracts connoisseurs of attractions with the famous city of Fes, which consists of several districts: Fes el Jdid, Fes el Bali with the most confusing street layout in the world. And also the city of Marrakech, the ancient capital of Morocco. In this city, it is quite difficult to independently find the sights indicated in the guidebooks – the Kutubia mosque, the El-Badi palace complex, the mausoleum of the Saadids dynasty.
Hotels with a high level of service, the cleanest beaches with warm and calm water, restaurants with Arabic and European cuisine, narrow streets with snake charmers, tattoo artists, dancers and fortunetellers, multi-storey shopping centers and small markets with affordable prices – this is all Morocco, the country ” Magical East and marvelous Arabian night!
- Currency: Dirham
- Language: Arab
- Capital: Rabat
It is customary to give tips small, but often – in restaurants and hotels (often tips are already included in the bill, but are welcomed by the administration) up to 10% of the bill, as well as maids, car guards, car washers, guides. Tipping must be given in person and only to the person who performed the service.
It lags behind Moscow by 3 hours in summer and by 2 hours in winter.
Dirham (MDh). is the monetary unit of Morocco. It is divided into 100 centimes. Bank notes are issued in denominations of 20, 50, 100, 200 Dh, coins – 5, 10 and 20 centimes, 1/2, 1, 2, 5 and 10 dirhams. 1 euro = 10.5 dirhams, 1 $ is approximately equal to 9.5 Moroccan dirhams. The exchange rate is quite stable, it is the same throughout the country and is set by the state. It is forbidden to export currency over $500 from the country without a certificate from the bank.
Morocco strikes with an abundance of oriental markets. Here you will be offered products of traditional folk crafts: carpets, fabrics, embroidered belts, tablecloths, scarves, ceramics. Products made of silver-plated metal: teapots, coffee pots, sugar bowls, vases, candlesticks are magnificent. Leather goods, as well as carpets, are the subject of Moroccan exports. Ottomans, wallets, handbags, suitcases are sold at every turn. The choice is extremely wide. Carvings made of cedar, arborvitae, oak, inlaid with lemon, black, mahogany are very popular with tourists.
THALASSO CENTERS IN MOROCCO
Typically, thalassotherapy centers offer the following procedures: all kinds of massages, electrophysiotherapy, lymphatic drainage of the body and face, hydromassage baths, sharko showers, algae wrap (“talaterm”), “hammam” with a mud mask or a mask with algae, gommage, a sea pool with phlebological paths, underwater music therapy, cardio training, facial treatments, cavitasonic and much more. Procedures can be ordered both individually and as a course lasting 3-9 days and starting from 500 USD. Thalassotherapy and SPA in Morocco are widely represented. In all major tourist cities, including Agadir, there are such centers many of which belong to well-known world leaders in cosmetology and provide services and wellness programs based on unique techniques developed using local healing materials, one of which is argan oil. As a rule, they are located at hotels, the most famous and popular in Agadir: Daniel Zhuvans SPA center (Royal Atlas), Accor SPA center at the Sofitel hotel, Talgho (Atlantic Palace), Vital (Palais des Roses) thalasso centers, thalasso center at the Tikida Dunas hotel.
Agadir (meaning “fortified attic” in the Berber language) is a city in southwestern Morocco, located on the Atlantic coast of Africa, 508 km south of Casablanca, in the Sousse region.
City Center: Spacious and dynamic, consisting of Mohammed V and Hassan II Boulevards, Valley of the Birds Park, General Kettani, Mohammed VI, Muley Abdellah and Mokhtar Soussi Avenues, FAR Grand Avenue. Salam Square, Hope Square and the Lubnan Mosque (Lebanon) are also part of it.
Coast: Agadir’s bustling coastline consists of 20 August Boulevard, Tawada Avenue, Karniza (Coasts) Boulevard, Abderrahim Bouabid Boulevard and Souss River Avenue. On the coast and in the tourist area there are many restaurants, hotels and modern cafes. There are also residential areas along the beach.
Nový Talboržt: A very lively neighbourhood. The main artery is Mohammed Sheikh Saidi Boulevard. Other big avenues are President Kennedy, Moulay Ismail, Moulay Youssef. There is also the Mohammed V Mosque, the Olgao Park, which bears the name of the Portuguese sister city of Agadir, and its memorial museum “Memory of Agadir” and the garden of Ibn Zaydun.
Residential areas: Numerous villas close to FARS Avenue. Most of the wealthy Agadirians live in this quarter. Several hectares of greenery surround the residential quarter, the main arteries of which are Cairo Avenue and the United Nations.
Ports: Agadir has the largest fishing port in the country. Fishing port, commercial port and port for pleasure boats, equipped with a resort complex. Porta Avenue, which is its main artery, is surrounded by canning factories and has several sardine restaurants. The port, modern, also attracts tourists.
Old Town: Built in 1992 on Benu Sergao, a small residential area of Agadir 4.5 km from the city centre, the 5 hectare old town is something like a small traditional open-air museum. It includes small business workshops, a museum, individual residences, a small hotel and an exotic garden.
Old Talboržt: Dominating the seaside boulevard and the Tildi river boulevard, today vegetated, this once bustling commercial quarter was razed in an earthquake (1960) and is now unsuitable for development. The main artery is the long El Mun Avenue, stretching for more than 2 km.
The Fortress: The Fortress, the oldest quarter of Agadir, was built in the 16th century and was a real fortress with winding and lively streets. Today, only the wall remains of the fortress, restored after an earthquake (1060). The inner part is also not suitable for construction. But the exceptional view of Agadir (and the little cafe built against the wall) always attracts walkers.
One of the four imperial cities of Morocco, the third largest city in the country after Casablanca and Rabat Located in the southwest of the country at the foot of the Atlas Mountains. The place name “Morocco” is a distorted Spanish pronunciation of the name of this city (Spanish: Marruecos). In the past, Morocco was known in the East under the name of Marrakesh and is still called that in Iran. Attractions: Medina of Marrakech, listed in 1985 as a World Heritage Site, is called the “red city” because of the reddish tint of adobe buildings and fortifications. In the heart of the medina is Jama al-Fna Square. Here you can see acrobats, storytellers, water sellers, dancers, musicians. Behind the old city stretches a long palm grove. Marrakesh is generally famous for its gardens and parks.