Marrakech Morocco

Marrakech Morocco, Many commercial caravans passed by here before the Almoravid Berber leader Youssef ibnou Tachafine and his wife Zinab arrived. The new tribe ruler Almoravid originally from the Sahara Desert, built the walls in AD 1062 and extend the city making it the most important trading center in whole Africa, then his cousin settled Tumbouktou few years later.

Marrakech shows the African and the Berber side of Morocco instead Fez is more Andalusian & European, making the country to be that diverse on all ways. Marrakech Medina is a wonderful labyrinth with its narrow alleys, buildings and huge Souks ( Markets). Take a break at the Main square Djemaa Lefna and get to see the gardens in Gueliz the new and modern town. Just as the color blue is synonymous with Fés, green with Meknès and white with Rabat, red is the colour of Marrakesh. A local Berber legend has it that when the Koutoubia was planted in the city's heart, it poured so much blood that all the walls, houses and roads turned this color. Today the red of the earth walls surrounding the medina and its flat roofed houses is that of still raw scars and at dusk, in the last rays of the setting sun, you could almost believe the blood is flowing again as the city's ramparts turn crimson. 

The best time to visit is undoubtedly early spring. If you can, you should avoid Marrakesh during the sticky months July and August. 

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We were at the High Atlas Mountains for Berber cooking class day trip, which start from Marrakech and it leads to a genuine Berber family house in order to practice Tagine or Couscous cooking, milking goats and cows, baking bread and cooking it... It's a very interesting day to discover the Berber culture. 

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Best Ourika Valley day trip excursion from Marrakech

Marrakech sunset time lapse video

Marrakech sunset time lapse video

We shoot this video in Time Lapse in order to show you how beautiful the sunset is in Marrakech.
Enjoy it!!! More interesting video are coming soon.

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Camel drinking water from the bottle in Morocco

That's very clever. I didn't expect to see a Camel drinking the water from a bottle that's was amazing to see it in reality. I tried the same thing with other camels on the same place but it didn't work. The other camels throw the bottle or bite it. They don't  drink the water from the bottle as this Camel which named Michael Jackson.

This Tour was provided by Morkosh Tours.

Morocco Language

Morocco Language

morocco language

Morocco Language, it is not one but they are many. the most spoken Morocco language are : Moroccan Dialect, or Darija, Berber, Classical Arabic, and French.

This variety of languages comes after the rich diversity of the Kingdom of Morocco. The country is a beautiful blend of Africa, Middle east and European culture.

Although the official language is a classical Arabic. 'Darija' Moroccan Dialect is the one that is mainly spoken. Darija is inspired by Arabic, French, Berber and Spanish. After the Imperialism and colonization era, most of Moroccans became bilingual, using Spanish in the north and French in the rest of the country. Morocco is a member of the Francophonie. Lately in the first years 21st century, Moroccan Citizens especially students, became more aware to learn English and the interest about this language is increasing.


morocco language

Morocco has a rich history, starting by the Berbers who has been the first inhabitants before the Romans and Arabs came. Berbers speak a Berber Language which is considered the authentic language of the country.
The Morocco language; Berber is a proper writing language and not just dialect. Some people thing it is a bit similar to the old Greek or Hebrew. It is very different to Arabic however they sound like.
Berbers are very proud to speak their own language to each other. However everyone speaks the Morocco Dialect Darija which is the main one.

Darija Morocco language is a nice mix of Berber, Arabic and French. It would have many French words on it but pronounced differently to suit the local accent. For example : Automobile in French = Tomobila in Darija, ça suffit in French = Safi in Darija. it such a simple French version for Arabs and Berbers accents.

Reasons to visit Morocco


You're reading this because you probably need to know the reasons to visit Morocco?

Besides it's close location to Europe and the fact that it has strong ties historically to Europe countries. Morocco has been one of the best tourist destinations worldwide for the last 10 years.
The Morocco Cultural diversity of this north African country doesn't cease to amaze it's visitors. From the Sahara Desert and Tuareg growing Camels and sleeping tents to the European Mediterranean cost, passing by Atlas Mountains homeland of the native Berber communities. For the monuments and museum lovers, Imperial cities such as Fez, Meknes, Rabat and Marrakesh citing old Castle, Sultan's gardens and Koranic Mederssa. Along with Marrakesh which was nominated a U.N.I.S.C.O world heritage back in 1985. Draw to your attention the Roman Ruins 'Volubilis' and old cities ( Medina). As a result, we can say that Morocco is a place worth and should be on your travel list.

reasons to visit morocco


Morocco is a country located in the north west of Africa, which makes it the nearest Berber, Arab and African country to Europe, and It is around 2 hours fly.
There are a lot of things must to see and to do in Morocco; Such as the Sahara Desert for those loving to camp and to ride Camels, Atlas Mountains for those keen to chill out or hike as well as a beautiful 2 cost lines Mediterranean sea and Atlantic ocean. Check out more reasons to visit Morocco!!!


reasons to visit morocco

Morocco is worth visiting in all four seasons, wow Sun-shining all year around. it could be a bit rainy in the north during the winter and very hot during the summer.

The best time for Marrakesh and south : All year around.

The best time for whole Morocco is Spring ( March, April and May) as well as Fall (September, October and November).


Morocco has so much to offer, it looks small on the map but it has a lot of places and wide diverse landscapes with a different cities and Medinas.
Marrakesh is the Tourism capital and the most chosen holiday base for the new comers. It is more Berber and African. check out things to do in Marrakech
Fez is the Culture capital and it is the second most visited city after Marrakech. It is more Andalusian and Arabian. Check out Fez tours 
Sahara Desert which Morocco has the best section of it, full of incredible oasis with palm trees and a huge soft sand dunes. Check out Sahara Tours 
Atlantic and Mediterranean Cost Lines Fascinating wild cliffs and beaches, suitable for all sea sports and hubbies.