Best Time To Visit Morocco

The Kingdom of Morocco was described as a “cold country with a hot sun". This isn't a bad generalization for much of the year (apart from probably the summer months when almost everywhere except the mountains and coast is hot to very hot) and if you are unlucky, and the sun is in, you need to be prepared. Having said that Morocco has a huge number of sunny days and even in winter warm and hot sunny days are the norm. You have definitely to take some warm clothing except if visiting during the summer months. Once the sun goes down it tends to be cool, to say the least so if you're on one of our treks into the High Atlas or the desert then you need to be thinking thermals at hats at bedtime (never have I longed for a good old-fashioned nightcap more than in the middle of the High Atlas). Clearly, the higher you go the cooler it will be. The best time to travel to Morocco depends a little on what you plan to do and see while there. If you want to see a selection of main attractions like Marrakech or Fes, and then the best time to go is April to the first week of June and September through November. The climate is mild and the number of tourists is lower. However, you do then miss some of the excellent cultural festivals that take place during the busy summer months. In terms of the main areas we visit on our treks the following will give you an idea of which areas we'd recommend and when:

The Valley of Roses - From April to early June and from the first week of September to late October

Toubkal Mountains and surrounding areas - From early March to the last week of June and then September to late October

The Central High Atlas and surrounding areas - From early May to Mid-July and then early September to Mid-October

Southern Morocco and the Sahara desert - from September to Mid-May

Jebel Saghrou Mountains - from November to late March

Essaouira & Atlantic Coast - from March to late June October to late November

NOTE: This is just an advice for the travelers, our tours run every day, all the year round. If the itinerary you are looking for is not listed in our Morocco tours page, please contact us and we will prepare an itinerary that matches your needs.