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Marrakech
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Day 18
11h 43m
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Travel Tips

Sure! A trip to Rabat, Meknes, Fes, and Marrakech will give you an excellent introduction to Morocco’s rich history and culture. Here are some travel tips to help you plan your trip:

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit these cities is during spring (April to June) or fall (September to November) when temperatures are more pleasant. Summer (July and August) can be extremely hot.

Route and Accessibility:
All the cities are well-connected by rail and road networks. You can use buses as the cheapest mode of transport or hire a private grand taxi for more comfort and convenience. Flights are available from major global cities to Marrakech and Rabat.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
The altitude varies across cities, with Marrakech being the highest. Acclimatization is generally not an issue but take it slow if you plan to trek in the surrounding mountains.

Accommodation and Booking:
All cities offer a range of accommodations to suit different budgets. Traditional guesthouses, called ‘riads,’ offer an authentic Moroccan experience. Book in advance, especially during peak seasons.

Clothing and Essentials:
Morocco is a Muslim country, and it is respectful to dress modestly. Carry a scarf to cover your shoulders when visiting religious sites. Sunblock, hat, and comfortable walking shoes are also essential.

Health and Safety:
Carry basic medicines and stay hydrated, especially in summer. Practice usual travel safety like safeguarding personal belongings and not walking alone late at night.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Moroccans are generally polite, hospitable, and respectful. It is polite to greet people with your right hand (left is seen as unclean). Be respectful towards local customs and traditions, especially during the holy month of Ramadan.