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The official languages of Morocco are Arabic and Berber. Arabic is used in government, administration, and education, while Berber is also recognized and used in various contexts. Additionally, French is widely used in business, government, and diplomacy, and it is often used as a second language by many Moroccans. English is also becoming more prevalent, especially in urban areas and among the younger population.
Moroccan Dirhams’ is the currency of Morocco. The plural form is pronounced darahim, although in French and English “dirhams” is commonly used. Its symbol is “MAD”. The dirham is issued by the Bank Al-Maghrib, the central bank of Morocco. 1 Euro = 10,70 MAD. You can change Euros in many and different places among Morocco country.
Traveling with Explore offers the advantage of small group tours, guaranteeing a local Explore leader and fellow travelers. Benefit from our leaders' expert local knowledge, ensuring a stress-free trip with the best sights and seamless organization. Beyond the must-see highlights, our Morocco itineraries uncover hidden gems, such as connecting with local Berber families for authentic experiences. Joining a small group tour ensures like-minded companions to share your memorable Moroccan journey.
No visa is needed for tourists traveling from Canada or the United States to Morocco for a stay of up to 90 days. However, a valid passport is a mandatory requirement. Ensure that your passport remains valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond your anticipated departure date from Morocco.
The best time to visit Morocco is either in the spring from March to May or in the fall between September to October. Other months can also be pleasant if you prefer it very hot and sunny or don’t mind the cold.
There is a public transit system in Morocco that uses a rail to link the main towns and buses for inner-city trips. Small private and group tours will typically use large vans and sedans. Medium to large motor coaches is used for larger group holidays
Morocco offers an incredible family vacation experience with a wide array of activities catering to all ages. Embark on a memorable hot-air balloon ride over the vibrant city of Marrakech, venture into the picturesque Ourika Valley, enjoy a camel ride in the mesmerizing Sahara Desert, and delve into the lively and colorful medina in Fez. With its diverse attractions and moderate Muslim culture, Morocco is an ideal destination that welcomes travelers of all backgrounds and interests. There's something for everyone in this North African gem.
Morocco is more accepting than other nations in Africa when it comes to the affection between LGBTQ people. The city of Tangiers has been offering respite to LGBTQ visitors for over a century and Marrakech is moving in a similar direction. With that said, conservative attitudes still prevail, and homosexual acts remain illegal. It is expected that all visitors maintain an understanding of cultural sensitivity concerning this issue. Discretion is to be practised regardless of orientation at sites of antiquity, as well as during day-to-day touring.
There are no compulsory vaccinations required for Morocco, however, we recommend you consult with your local travel clinic for the most up-to-date recommendations, particularly in regards to malaria prophylactics.
Internet access can be readily found at internet cafes and in hotel lobbies. Occasionally, you can find free wi-fi in public places. While it is not easy to find internet access in rural areas, a smartphone with the proper plan will access the internet almost everywhere.
A riad is a traditional Moroccan house or palace with a central courtyard restored to its original beauty. The word riad comes from the Arabic word for garden. As you tour with Morocco Traveler you will have the opportunity to stay in a variety of of riads ranging from renovated palaces to modernist kasbahs. A riad offers traditional accommodations for an authentic Moroccan journey.
All driving times listed in any Morocco itinerary are the actual driving times with a restroom stop and a meal, barring any unanticipated delays.
Fes Morocco Tours provides expert, licensed guides. All guides are fluent in English, Arabic, French, Germany and spanish. The guides we use are local experts in each city and region where we travel.Guides fluent in , Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, and other languages are available upon request.For an additional fee, we can provide National Licensed Guides and recommend they be used for large groups or those who will require additional services during their tour.
To confirm any tourwith us, the deposit will be required to pay by PayPal or Western Union and the rest of the payment will be settled in cash during the trip. You can pay us either on Euros, USD or Moroccan Dirhams. For the exchange information, you can use website above.