How do you get to Morocco?
Morocco has many International Airports:
- Mohamed V Casablanca (CMN)
- Menara Airport in Marrakech (RAK)
- Agadir (AGA)
- Tangier (TNG)
- Flying into another airport in Morocco? Just let us know and we'll do our best to accommodate you!
What currency is used?
- The currency of Morocco is Dirham (MAD). You'll have to get Dirhams at an ATM at the airport, or somewhere in the country, as Dirhams are not traded internationally. The easiest way for you to get Dirham is through ATM machines while touring Morocco, a common fixture anywhere in the country. Euros are also widely accepted in Morocco as payment, but the remaining change might be return to you in Dirhams.
Do I need a Visa?
- United States, European Union, Canada, Australia, New Zealand Citizens do not need a visa to enter Morocco if you stay less than three months. Once you land in Morocco, you'll be required to fill out a landing card with an address of residence during your stay in Morocco which is normal.
How should I dress?
- Morocco is much more western in dress than ever before. Although it is still a dominantly islamic country, it's best to cover yourself outside the large city centers. The locals here are truly used to seeing tourists, and you'll never feel uncomfortable or out of place. They're glad you're here.
- In the hot summer months we'd suggest you to wear light, loose, cotton or linen to stay as cool as possible.
- A hat or turban is a must in the sun to protect your head against the heat and sun. You look cool, we promise.
- In autumn and spring a light jacket or fleece is recommended; the evenings can be quite cool when the sun goes down! In winter, warm clothing is a must.
Do I need to tip?
- People do tip in Morocco, about 10-15% on your bill. Please do not tip children, as they work hard as a culture to not promote begging.
What's the weather like in Morocco?
- They say the best time to visit Morocco is from March to May, and then again in September and October. The winter months in January and February can be quite cold anywhere, but there are fewer tourists! he weather is so diverse, because of the diversity of the landscape.
- The annual average temperatures are below:
- Marrakech 71 F
- Fez 66 F
- Casablanca 69 F
Tell me more about the culture. Anything I should know?
- Morocco is one of the most liberal Islamic countries.
- The main restriction a tourist will encounter is banned entry into the mosques if you are not a Muslim.
- During the month of Ramadan, when the believers fast each day until sunset, you will have a few more challenges visiting during this time as things will be closed
- In Islamic countries it is forbidden to drink alcohol. As Morocco is a favorite tourist destination, restrictions have been relaxed and alcohol is served in many bars, hotels and restaurants.
What is the food like? Will I get sick?
- Morocco is famous for its cuisine, it's described as a sweeter, Mediterranean food full of fresh ingredients. You'll enjoy wonderful dishes like tagine and couscous, but will take you to the best places to eat in the country.
- If you are are following special diet restriction, vegetarian, gluten free, lactose intolerant, nut allergy, just let us know! We'll accommodate you.
Is Morocco safe?
- Morocco is safe country and it's rare for violent crimes to happen. Be aware as usual, but you'll be safe in the city using standard safety practices.
Will I get internet service? Is there wi-fi available?
- There are three main telecommunications companies in Morocco, and service will be spotty along your tour
- Your guide will have a working phone you can use at any time.
- Wifi will be available at various points along the way which you can leverage. In the cities, and at your riads or hotels, you'll definitely be able to connect.