5 Secret Places To Visit In Morocco

Moulay Bousselham lagoon

Moulay Bousselham is a small town in the Kénitra Province, well-known for its lagoon and the wetland area called MerjaZerga. The resort is popular almost entirely with Moroccans and birdwatching community. The wetland is home for over 100 bird species like the flamingo, grey herons, storks, black-winged stilts, African marsh owls, marbled teals, Red-knobbed coots, etc.

Moulay Idriss – A town in northern Morocco is probably known if you visited the nearby archaeological site Volubilis. The city is situated on the hill and surrounded by lush green hillsides.Moreover, MoulayIdriss is all about donkeys. They are used to transport everything from people to vegetable, furniture, etc

Iminifri natural bridge – The bridge is located about 70 km from the famous Ouzoud waterfalls. Iminifri natural bridge is a stone structure created by the water that flows underneath, creating all kinds of forms to a height of over 20 meters. It’s not a popular tourist attraction, surrounded by a few local restaurants The hike down and up from the natural bridge is short and not complicated. Make sure you come with comfortable shoes. While walking through, pay attention to one of the stone formations, that reminds the shape of Africa.

Tinmel mosque

Tinmel mosque (built-in 1156) is one of the two mosques in Morocco open to non-Muslims. About 100 km from Marrakech, Tinmel mosque is a hidden gem and not very well known. It is no longer functioning as a mosque and visitors can freely come to the mosque any time.

PS- don’t forget to visit rooftop cafes.

Skoura oasis

On the way to the Sahara desert of Merzouga, often travellers or tours stops overnight either in Tinghir or Ait Ben Haddou. However, there is another place to spend a night or even a few days, the Skoura oasis. Located 40 km from Ourzazate, Skoura is worth attention for the about 50 km² palm grove labyrinth with palms, olive, almond trees, and cute local villages. There are a few hotels to stay, some of them are a real oasis to relax after a long drive. You can also arrange a tour of the oasis, local villages.Don’t forget to visit the Kasbah Amridil of the 17th century.

Final Thoughts

These were the top 5 secret pleases to visit.

Happy and safe travels.