Many travellers visit Morocco each year and the country is known for its extensive mountainous regions. The highland area of Morocco is known for its intriguing culture and exceptional beauty. The country also has adequate infrastructure to cope with modern tourism necessities. We could ask local tour operators to bring us to different areas of the country. As an example, the exceptional land of Berbers can be quite impressive enough for many travellers. There are different activities that we can do in Morocco, such as hiking through canyon, rock climbing and mountain biking.
Climbing in Morocco can be performed in High Atlas areas and locals often have good understanding about what visitors require. It is important for us to ask around and this will usually bring plenty of good results. We should discuss our travel objectives and plans in detail and we should agree on the proper price, before we set off. We need to assess whether we need mules, cooks, porters and other helpers when we plan a multi-day incursions in Morocco.
Morocco is a dry country and travelling through the interior can be risky without dependable guides. It means that we should check the guide’s credentials and they should have both the extensive training and enough experience. Guides should carry the proper permit to bring travellers through the wilderness of Morocco. There many outdoors groups in Morocco, such as CAF or Club Alpin Francais that operates various outposts in the Toubkal National Park. Some designated village houses in Morocco could also provide lodging and hot meals for tourists.
In Morocco, tourism is important for rural settlements and many families depend on the arrival of tourists in their area. They generate money by providing lodging and traditional meals for hikers. When visiting rural areas in Morocco, we could go to the High Atlas, which is located in the Toubkal National Park. The Jebel Toubkal is Morocco’s highest peak at nearly 4200m. It can be scaled in a couple days during early autumn and late spring. The mountain can be accessed from Imlil. The High Atlas valley is known for its impressive snapshots of rural lives and these communities hardly change in centuries. The Berber people are known for their legendary hospitality and the sublime beauty of their villages should leave a lasting impression on any traveller.
Just of the area, we could find the third highest peak in Morocco, the M’goun mount and although not the highest, it is appreciated as a very beautiful part of Morocco. Nearby, we could find the best preserved Berber architecture at Ait Bougmez. M’goun area is a great place to enjoy a cool environment and even during the hottest summer, the temperature won’t exceed 28 degrees Celsius.
Vallée de la Tassaout is another impressive valley in Morocco and it is considered as one of the finest in the country. It provides hikers with different possibilities to enjoy the area. Jebel Siroua and Jebel Saghro are other two impressive mountain ranges in Morocco. The latter has savagely beautiful range of table top mesas and angular peaks.