10 Things To Do in Errachidia:Moroco

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Source: Miriam Gómez Blanes

Errachidia is a city in Morocco that is located in the region of Drâa-Tafilalet. The city is formerly known as “Ksar es-Souk”. The majority of the people in this city speaks Arabic. The total population of the city as of 2012 is 95,265.

1. Buy something for remembrance

When you visit a certain place you should never forget to buy something that will make you remember the memories and experiences you had in that place. In Errachidia, it is best for you to buy something that is hand-made by the locals or anything that is locally made will do.

2. Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna

Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna is one the best and famous place in Errachidia that you should really pay a visit. It kind of like a museum with a desert spring source. In this place, you will be able to feel passion about the heritage and culture of Errachidia.


  • Name:Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna
  • Address:Tinjdad, Errachidia, Morocco
  • Acess: 20 minutes away from Portuguese Cistern
  • Price: $5-$8USD
  • Phone:+ 212 357 86 798
  • Opening hours: Monday-Sunday 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Website:http://www.sourcesmimouna.com/#_=_

3. Camping

There are a lot of places for you to do camping in Errachidia. Camping is surely one the best activities in this place since you will be able to get in touch with nature and experience the magnificent views Errachidia has to offer. It is also very beautiful at night when it is not cloudy because you will have a good view of the milky way.

4. Marco Voyages – Day Tours

Marco Voyages day tours offer the best tours in 4WD. You will be able to experience the best of Errachidia without any hassle as they will be the one to organise everything. You will also be able to stay on some tents for a rest and a good view of nature. An expert tour guide will also be with you during your entire journey.

5. Taste the local food

We will never forget food because it is one our basic needs but once you are in Errachidia you might want to consider skipping the ready-to-eat food and hop on to one of the best restaurants ever. There are a lot for you to choose from such as Snack Pizzeria Creperie Prince, Cafe Restaurant Riad, Les Voiles du Desert, Cafe Restaurant Imilchil and so much more.

6. Cycling and hiking

If camping is too much for you and you still want to get in touch with nature without having to stay the night then you should really go hiking around the desert or the mountains of Errachidia. You will not just have a good workout but you will also enjoy the views the place has to offer.

7. Excursion Desert Morocco

Fall in love in the deserts of Errachidia in this excursion tour. This tour enables you to encounter or even ride camels and experience the desert in Errachidia, Morocco. You will also have an expert tourist guide that can speak both their local language and English which is really great.

8. Make friends with the locals

The best way to be able to know more about a place is to make friends with the locals. They will surely give you tips for the next time you travel in the area. Plus, you will have another reason to go back and it is so much fun having local friends in a place you are visiting.

9. Thundra Adventure

Thundra Adventure is a private tour that will enable you to tour around the desert, encounter with camels and go to famous places all around Errachidia. This tour will take all the hassle away from you and all that is left for you to do just enjoy and take pictures of the moments.

10. Camel riding

Deserts in Errachidia are quite famous and of course, what is a desert without a camel? Make sure that when you visit Errachidia you will not miss this opportunity because it is one of the highlights in this place and riding camels are so much worth it than just touching it.

Have a good trip and travel!

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