The Most famous 6 practiced Sports in Morocco

The diverse land spaces, terrains, and climate of Morocco provide and offer several occasions and opportunities for adventure and sports Lovers. A wide range of hotels offering various activities related to well-being, nature, and adventure Such as horseback riding, hiking or trekking, mountain biking, rock climbing, skydiving, and skiing …

The Most Practiced Activities and Sports In Morocco

Horseback Riding in Morocco

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Trying this activity of Horseback Riding On your travel in Morocco, it’s like adding a dessert to your trip and making it an unforgettable one, just like having a camel trekking through Dunes Of sand (Erg-Chebbi).

You can rent a horse for a day or longer at one of the horse-riding centers, in One of Morocco’s big cities; Casablanca, Tangier, Rabat, Agadir, Fes, Oujda, and Meknes.
In this activity, you get to roam around and See Morocco from another angle; on the back of a horse, and see how is it looks like to be a cowboy. Embark on this adventure to unveil and explore the mysteries of the rugged mountain terrains, mountainous landscape, and the desert that Morocco is blessed with.

Mountain's biking

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One of the most exciting activities sports you can do in Morocco, it gives you the chance to witness all the different worlds of Morocco and its treasures in close, whether we talking about the glorious mountain backdrops, hills, vibrant forest centerpieces, valleys, and the indescribable desert landscapes…

Morocco offers you multiple kinds of routes, easy, short, long, and even the tough and hard ones. Just like any other sport, bikers will be looking for a challenging route, and the High Atlas offers you the best. There are two popular routes for mountain biking. Oued Amizmiz covers about 38 km and it’s relatively flat, and there is The 42-kilometer-long route of Azegour through Toukline which’s a lot more intense and is only recommended for expert bikers.


You can also bike ride in the South, from Ouarzazate to Zagora or Ouarzazate to Tinerhir. Or just try the Djebel Sahro and Djebel Bani, in the northern and western sides of the Middle Atlas.

Trekking/ Snow Trekking in Morocco

Trekking and Hiking are some of the most amazing and famous Sports in Morocco. they help you reset your batteries and feel connected to nature once again. You can hike in one of the hot spots of hiking in Morocco like the high Atlas which has been recommended by expert hikers and even compared to hiking in the French Alp or Pyrenees.

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There are a lot of rugged backpacks that can take the beating on the market, but you still want a water-resistant backpack that can keep your stuff from getting wet in unforeseen situations.

Hiking through the mountains of Morocco is equally demanding a good-quality Hiking backpack that gives you Comfort throughout the many trails you are about to Conquer through your journey.

If you are one of these activities lovers, then you should come by between April and November, this time is known as the hiking season. And if you like to have the areas for yourself, then your visit should be before July.
experienced climbers vote for the high Atlas as the most beautiful region, with the least spoiled terrains in Morocco, and even compare it to hiking in the French Pyrenees or Alps.

Usually hiking in the high Atlas requires walking long distances routes and staying overnights, just like hiking in the Djebel Toubkal which takes at least three days to climb up and return to Marrakesh. Djebel Toubkal is the highest point in the North of Africa (at 4167m) and is the Most Popular trekking Area in Morocco.

You also can have a short trekking trip and it will only take 2 hours to find yourself surrounded by a new world; the world of the mountain Berber tribes, where you can find the most stunning mountainous scenery in the world.

In Winter, from November to mid-June when peaks are covered with snow, is still an amazing time for hiking and trekking, you just need to be prepared with some layers on you and some snow boots, then embark on your new adventure. Trekking in winter is recommended for expert hikers, but if you are new and like to try it, November to May is a good time for you to learn, and don’t forget to go with an expert guide.

Whatever it is that kind of trip hiking that you are looking for, I am sure that you absolutely going to find something within one of Morocco’s 400 mountains in its four mountain ranges.
In Morocco’s Mountains and valleys, you will find the perfect challenge for you, not just that but it also has the best picturesque views, villages, and unique historical sites you might ever see. So Don’t Forget to pack Your Camera With you to take your whole journey in it.

You may want to pack a useful Survival Gear and Equipment

Rock climbing in Morocco

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Rock climbing is one of the most well-known activities and Sports in Morocco, it gets more popular each passing year In Morocco. With the 400 Mountains, no wonder Morocco has become a hot spot for rock climbers.

Todra Gorge attracts hundreds of climbers with a thirst for adventure, to taste climbing the smooth rock faces that may look daunting to some, but for rock climbers, there where excitement, joy, and adventure exist.
And don’t miss out on going to Tafraoute; the second most popular destination after Todra Gorge, where you can have an unforgettable experience and the best challenging experience.
From the famous climbing spots, there is Taghia Gorge (High Atlas), Imeter (south of Casablanca), and Oukaimeden (south of Marrakech).

Para-gliding and Skydiving in Morocco

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With the various landscapes and beautiful terrains in Morocco, Skydiving has become one of the most popular activities among many other famous activities in Morocco.
Although Morocco is filled with many mountains, it’s also blessed with many wide-open spaces, making them great spots for practicing some Para-gliding. Sidi Ifni and areas around Tafraout are popular for this activity.

If you are one of the adrenalin Junkies and you like to have an unforgettable experience, then head to Beni Mellal Flying Club(PAMCA) just a few miles from Marrakech, or to the Air Mauss Parachute Adventure School in Taroudant, one hour from Agadir.

Golf In Morocco

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Golf has been one of the most popular sports, since 1917 when the first course was sculpted in Tangier.
Morocco offers the 12 most stunning and exotic golf courses that you may ever see. Starting with the Royal Dar Es Salaam Golf Club in Rabat, where the Hassan II Trophy is held every year, and is ranked as one of the best 50 courses. It was launched by the late Hassan II, one of the internationally ranked players.

There are other many world-class courses in other big cities like Casablanca, Marrakech, Fez, and Agadir, and they were sculpted by some of the famous international designers such as Gary PlayerKyle Phillips, and Jack Nicklaus.

these are just a bunch of sports from many sports in Morocco, but these are the most famous ones among visitors, which make them come over and over to practice their favorite sport here in Morocco.

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Most frequent questions and answers​

Morocco is a welcoming destination, however, some countries need visas to get into Morocco. For most foreign nationals, such as Americans, Canadians, Australians/New Zealand, Europeans, and other passport holders, in length is restricted to three months (90 days), If your stay is longer you will need to apply for an extension visa with a local police station. Read More

Tourism in Morocco is growing at an incredible rate. Because of this, the level of security in the country is upgraded every year. The Moroccan government dedicates a lot of resources, especially human resources, to ensure that the tourists are safe while they are in Morocco; this includes tourist police and highly competent guides. And therefore Morocco is a safe country to travel to, and it’s regarded as one of the most stable countries in North Africa and the Middle East.  Read More 

The official currency of Morocco is the Dirham commonly represented by the symbol (DH) and consists of coins and banknotes, and it’s a closed currency, meaning that technically you can’t buy or sell it outside of Morocco, So you’ll need to wait until you arrive in Morocco to exchange your cash (currency) to Dirhams. Read More

Ramadan is a month-long Islamic holiday. A sacred month is when people fast, which is not limited only to food, but also includes water or any drinks, cigarettes, and even sex. Muslims fast from dawn till dusk, They eat a meal before sunrise (Suhor) and break their fasting after sunset (Iftar) with friends and family. This holy month follows the lunar pattern, so it moves 10 days forward on the Gregorian calendar every year.


Many travelers tend to avoid coming to Morocco during this sacred month when Most shops and restaurants get closed and most of the streets are empty. But the thing is that the shops, restaurants, hotels, bazaars, and everything with tourist interest are open and working during this time of the year. Read More

It’s a good idea to have travel insurance, to protect you from unforeseen scenarios for your Morocco Tour. It is something we hope you will never need, but you will eventually. It covers those minor incidents, such as losing your items breaking your camera, or covering an emergency while you are traveling.


Traveling is one of the most exciting experiences, so don’t end up losing all the money you own and have invested in your vacation by not having travel insurance.

Dressing decent and shy is a nice thing to do, especially for women to show respect to the inhabitants of Morocco because some of them consider a short dress that reveals much of the body disrespectful, especially in villages, small towns, and holy places.

 

Taking pictures is one of the things you should know about while you are in Morocco. So if you want to take pictures, you should ask first because some people don’t like it, and some of them are payable, for example, the snake charmer (in Jamaa Alfna at Marrakech) if you want to take a picture it will cost 20 DH or maybe more.

 The Internet in Morocco is readily available and reliable. The majority of “Riads” and hotels or even restaurants have Wi-Fi. Usually, Wi-Fi is best in the public areas of the Riad or the hotel, like the central courtyards.
Skype should work just fine for you if you’d like to make calls at home, so traveling with your laptop or tablet would be nice. Read More

Any time during the year is a great and suitable time to visit Morocco, depending on how you like things to be; warmer, colder, or just cool nice, and depending on what you planning to do too.

If you come around in Spring or Autumn, you will enjoy the warm and pleasant weather all across Morocco not just in the North (the amazing spot for Nature lovers).
It can be very hot in Summer but the nights can be cold because the temperature drops and tends to plummet.

In the Winter between November and January, the Peaks get full of snowfall, which is the best time to visit Morocco for skiing and enjoy the snow in the little Switzerland Of Morocco ” Ifrane”.  Read More