The first lady and her family landed at Menara Airport in Marrakesh after spending the day at a leadership camp for girls in Liberia, where she urged the teens to keep fighting to stay in school. More photos after the cut...
'I'm just so thrilled to be here with you.'Education for girls is the central theme of the first lady's six-day trip, which also includes a stop in Spain after Morocco.
'I'm here to shine a big bright light on you,' she said.
Mrs Obama, who is traveling with her mother Marian Robinson and her daughters Malia, 17, who recently graduated from high school, and Sasha, 15. They were welcomed on her arrival in Liberia with a red carpet and traditional dancers.