Marrakech, the first stop on a journey through Morocco, is an ancient and bustling city. It is an urban oasis made up of ancient souks, an endless array of shops, cafes, and a Museum. Visitors from all over the world have been visiting the city for business or pleasure. Like most cities in Morocco, Marrakech has divided into two parts; the ancient medina (old town) and the new city (village novel). During the prevailing decades, it has become a tourists’ favorite and top destination for many Europeans; who have procured retirement homes while some go there often on holidays.
There is a lot to be done during popular holiday destination Morocco tours from Marrakech. The Souks of Marrakech are one of the best places to visit during your tour. Marrakech is a long time trade station, and over the centuries it has evolved into a home of souks. Each of the souks was originally the home of an individual group of shops with particular specializations. The souks include Souk Semmarine (Submarine), Souk Ableuh, Souk Kchacha (Bia), Souk Siyyaghin, Souk Smata, Souk Cherratine, Souk Belair if and Souk Had a nine.Apart from the souks, there are markets and shopping districts in Marrakech to do your shopping. It is important to go as deep as you can before you start shopping.
Those who have visited Marrakech can bear witness that you cannot visit the place without tasting some of their sumptuous cuisines. The street food is delicious you will want to eat more even after you have had your fill. Street vendors offer a variety of foods: fresh fruit, grilled brochettes, sandwiches, stew and tajines, cookies and soups. Visit the jam Lena and eat at the open stalls they offer the best foods too, which comes second after the street food. There are other restaurants and cafes in the city which you can buy food from Latitude31, NoMad, and Bakchich Cafe.
Enjoy the best nightlife of a lifetime during your tour. There are several nightclubs where you can enjoy your nights while in Marrakech. Pacha is the biggest night club; they offer drinks and most famous disc jockeys in the world who play there. The Marrakech Royal Theatre has a Royal symphony that plays throughout the year as well as hosting many other cultural performances. Djellabar has a modern bohemian feel; you can visit for dinner and drinks, also go shopping for some unique art, books and fashion items; in the end enjoy a good glass of wine.
Day trips from Marrakech are also available; the two popular day trips are Ourika and Oukaimeden. In Ourika, one can stroll through rose gardens and enjoy a great view over the valley from the Atlas Mountains. Visit during spring, when the cherries, almonds, and roses are blooming. The best way to enjoy and explore the mountains is by arranging a trip that will allow you to walk. They say the best way to enjoy the place is by walking. During the day trip, you will enjoy the scenery you get from the touristy region.
Marrakech is a city of legends, with a mix of European, Middle Eastern and African culture and flavors. When having your tour around the place, you can visit the villages, dine with a local family and do their cultural activities. In this way, you will have a lot of fun and most of all realize the diversification of culture in Marrakech. Understanding the culture of the people is a good experience, and you get to know their beliefs and cultural activities.