Morocco Travel Essentials

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See goats in argan trees en route to Essaouira in the summer
Best Time of Year to Visit Morocco

To have the best experience when visiting Morocco, particularly for first-timers, plan a trip in the spring or fall, with May and September being the most optimal months. The weather is consistently pleasant, not too cold in the mountains nor too hot in the deserts, and the crowds along the coasts and in the cities are more manageable. Stick to the mountains and the beaches during the heat of the summer months and the Sahara and cities in the winter.

Sand dunes in Erg Chebbi in Sahara desert
Highlights of Morocco

The choices are endless. Morocco offers a lifetime of places to explore, but for most of us with a limited amount of time it's best to pick a few key places. We have put together a list of places and regions to consider as you go about the process of putting together the perfect itinerary.

Camel trekking in Morocco
Best Things To Do In Morocco

Morocco has activities for travelers of all ages and interests. With such a diverse landscape — from plains to mountains to coast and desert — Morocco is a great place both for both adventure and relaxation. Check out our list of favorite things to do, below.

Main Regions of Morocco
Main Regions of Morocco

Extending from the Mediterranean Shores and Rif mountains in the north to the Atlantic Shores to the west to the hot desert lands of the Sahara in the south, Morocco is a vast country with a huge range of landscape regions. Cutting across its midline are the Atlas mountains, with the Sahara on one side and the more lush, coastal regions on the other.

View of the High Atlas
Getting Off the Beaten Path in Marrakech

There’s more to Marrakech than the circus-like hullabaloo of Jemma el-Fna, persistent hawkers, and the donkey-dodging craziness of the souks. Beyond the walls of the medina (and sometimes even within them), you can find serene escapes that feel a million miles away from the city din – from the wave-lashed Atlantic coast to hidden gardens, galleries and High Atlas valleys.

Discover culture, landscapes and architecture in Morocco
How kimkim Trips Work in Morocco

Planning the perfect trip to Morocco? Here's a quick introduction to kimkim, how our trips work, and what makes us unique. We'll go over how our itineraries are customized to your interests, and what to expect during your trip.