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8 days
from £640 pp

Festival of the Roses

Morocco
May
Unique to TravelLocalCulturalFestivals

Trains and sunshine, colour and contrast

"Travelling by train; staying in lovely riads hidden away in silent medina alleys; bustling souks and markets; dazzling tiles; exquisite, intricate carved plaster on walls; mediaeval medressas and minarets; cafes, couscous and kasbahs; Roman ruins "

Lesley and Julian from Australia
Morocco
December
Dec 6, 2019

Taroudant: an alternative to Marrakech

Martha Hales

Taroudant is often called the ‘mini Marrakech’ - and it certainly has the same enticing atmosphere, but it is a far more ‘off the beaten track’ destination so you can enjoy a more authentic version of Morocco. Here are our suggestions of things to do in Taroudant.

Morocco
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Food & DrinkWalking & HikingHighlights
Dec 3, 2019

World's most marvellous markets

Martha Hales

Whether you are a browser, a people-watcher or a dedicated bargain hunter, markets are going to be a highlight of any trip. We’ve picked ten of our favourite markets to give you some inspiration for your next holiday.

GhanaMexicoEcuador, +7
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CulturalFood & Drink
Nov 6, 2019

The best places to go wild swimming

Martha Hales

Discover these wonderful wild swimming spots around the world. From lakes and rivers via beaches and waterfalls to natural pools and hot springs, there are some truly unforgettable wild swimming spots out there.

PhilippinesMoroccoMexico, +7
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CoastBoat Journeys
Oct 26, 2019

Where to go for winter sun

Martha Hales

If you are looking for a winter sun destination, be inspired by the following countries offering a great climate, as well as plenty of great activities to make your holiday extra special. All you need to do is decide where to go!

SenegalVietnamArgentina, +9
SeptemberOctoberNovember, +3
CulturalSafariCoast, +1
Oct 23, 2019

Morocco's cities

Martha Hales

Discover our favourite Moroccan cities and their myriad of highlights. Wander the souks in Marrakech, admire the country's largest mosque in Casablanca and head for the beach in Essaouira.

Morocco
CulturalHistoryFood & Drink, +1
Oct 21, 2019

Top things to do in Morocco

Martha Hales

Morocco is a captivating taste of the exotic with a huge amount to see and do - here's some ideas of the top things to do in Morocco! Exploring kasbahs, souks, mountain valleys and ancient medinas are all top of the list!

Morocco
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
CulturalHistory
Sep 14, 2019

The off-season destinations you need to know about

Martha Hales

We've handpicked our top 5 countries, from Vietnam to Costa Rica, to visit out of season. With fewer tourists, cheaper flights and a better choice of activities and hotels, you'll be spoilt for choice.

MoroccoOmanCosta Rica, +2
Off the Beaten Path
Sep 7, 2019

Best books for travel lovers

Martha Hales

Providing an escape like no other, books about travel can transport you anywhere in the world and inspire your next adventure. We've rounded up some of our favourites including Leo Tolstoy's 'War and Peace', and 'Shantaram' by Gregory David Roberts.

RussiaBorneoMorocco, +6
Great Journeys
Aug 8, 2019

Best active holiday destinations

Martha Hales

We've gathered together our top destinations around the world for active holidays. From hiking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro to skiing in Kyrgyzstan, there's a trip to suit all adventure lovers and thrill-seekers!

South AfricaMoroccoMyanmar (Burma), +32
Walking & HikingCoastCycling, +2
7 days
from £1,220 pp

Skiing in Morocco

Morocco
DecemberJanuaryFebruary
AdventureCulturalOff the Beaten Path
May 23, 2019

Our top 10 destinations for the summer holidays

Martha Hales

From the blissful beaches of Zanzibar, Cuba and Malaysia, to the epic sights of Russia and the wonderful wildlife of Costa Rica and the Galapagos Islands.... discover which destinations we think are perfect for the summer holidays!

TanzaniaMoroccoColombia, +7
JulyAugustJune, +1
FamilyAdventureCoast
4 days
from £430 pp

Long Weekend in Marrakech

Morocco
MarchMaySeptember, +1
CulturalClassicHighlights
Jan 2, 2019

Where to go in 2019... and why!

Samantha Fergusson

Here at TravelLocal HQ, we are dreaming of the wonders that the world holds in store for 2019. And we aren’t simply thinking of destinations we’ve not been to before, but also the unique events happening there that make them an even more exciting prospect! Discover which countries are hosting exciting festivals, featuring wonderful seasonal events or simply celebrating an anniversary, from Armenia to Tanzania...

UzbekistanLaosMorocco, +8
Great JourneysCulturalAdventure, +8
Oct 12, 2018

A foodie exploration of Morocco

Martha Hales

A trip to Morocco is a treat for the tastebuds. The distinctive aromas and punchy flavours of Moroccan food reflect the riot of colour you will see everywhere in this enthralling country. Here’s our introduction to Moroccan cuisine, the major flavours and dishes you are likely to come across, and some specialities you might look out for.

Morocco
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Food & Drink

Awesome trip, super guides

"Travel Local was available at all times to help and answer any questions"

Sheelagh from Ireland
Morocco
September
Jul 19, 2018

Our top 25 UNESCO World Heritage sites

Martha Hales

There are over 1,000 UNESCO World Heritage Sites found all over the globe. It is therefore rather difficult to decide which ones to prioritise visiting - whether that's the ever popular Taj Mahal or the lesser-known segments of the Great Wall of China. We've picked out some of our favourite UNESCO recognised sites to help narrow your search.

ArgentinaBrazilJapan, +15
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HighlightsHistoryClassic, +1

Great trip to Morocco, wonderful guides

"The trip was very well organized. Angela was extremely responsive and she helped with a lot good tips on the itinerary and the stay. The tour went really well, we had a wonderful time, and Abdellah and Hassan were awesome! They helped us through the trip and gave us good info and tips on what to do in every location. Their attention to detail was truly perfect!"

Sarah from London, UK
Morocco
June
10 days
from £1,570 pp

Imilchil Wedding Festival

Morocco
AugustSeptember
CulturalFestivalsHistory, +1
17 days
from £3,920 pp

Morocco: a trip of a lifetime

Morocco
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Great JourneysHighlightsFood & Drink, +2

Interesting Holiday in Morocco

"Planning and communication - very good"

Roger from Wales, UK
Morocco
May
May 7, 2018

Festival of Roses

Martha Hales

Here we explore Morocco's springtime Festival of Roses, based in the town of El Kelaâ M’Gouna in the Dades Valley. This sensory delight has been held annually since 1962 as a celebration of the harvest of rose petals.

Morocco
May
CulturalFestivalsWildlife

Great trip to Morocco

"TravelLocal's Moroccan partner had taken heed of all my requirements for the trip and the type of accommodation"

Frances from England
Morocco
April
Apr 28, 2018

The wildlife of Morocco

Justine Cross

Little do tourists know that Morocco is home to some wonderful wildlife! Animals to be found within its borders range from Barbary macaques to sand cats and lizards... Justine Cross explores Morocco's wildlife hot spots, from Paradise Valley in the High Atlas to the Souss-Massa National Park.

Morocco
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
Off the Beaten PathWildlife

Fantastic holiday to Morocco!

"We loved our whole experience with TravelLocal's Moroccan partners - from the beginning/planning stages Angela was efficient, friendly and helpful"

Claire from Somerset, UK
Morocco
April

An Excellent Survey Tour of Morocco

"This was our first trip to Morocco and we wanted to spend a week getting a broad overview of the diversity of the country. We think this was achieved with the itinerary put together by TravelLocal and the active support of our guide and driver."

John from Toronto
Morocco
February

Super trip well organised in Morocco

"All the arrangements worked perfectly and we were looked after very well. We all thoroughly enjoyed our time in Morocco."

Brian from Uk
Morocco
February

A very interesting & informative trip

"A very interesting & informative trip - made especially so by our guides, Aziz (overall trip) & Mustapha (Marrakech)"

Shena from UK
Morocco
February
10 days
from £920 pp

Classic Family Tour of Morocco

Morocco
JanuaryFebruaryMarch, +9
HistoryClassicFamily