VISA PROCUREMENT

Morocco tries to makes it easy for visitors to enter the kingdom without difficulties. Thus citizens from European countries can visit Morocco without obtaining a visa for a stay of up to 90 days. However, visitors must have a passport that is valid for 6 Months from the time you arrive in Morocco.

Citizens of the following countries also are eligible to stay up to 3 Months:

Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Congo, Guinea, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kuwait, Mali, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Niger, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States and Venezuela.

If you are intending to stay longer than 90 days you could contact the Consulate of Morocco in your country to obtain a visa.

Time

Morocco Standard Time is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).  And Morocco Daylight Saving Time which is observed especially during summer but not at the Holy month of Ramadan is (GMT+1). It changes frequently though.

Voltage

The Voltage in Morocco in general is 220 volts. Primary sockets require the Euro plug, the two-pin plug. It is advisable to have a power converter as well as an adapter. If your appliance is “Dual voltage” it should be fine though.

Money (currency)

The currency of Morocco is the Dirham (DH)

Other currencies such as US Dollar, Euro, Pound Sterling and other main currencies can be exchanged in Morocco. As required by the law Exchange rates should be the same in all banks. If you are intending to go outside main cities and towns you are advised to plan for your money because you aren’t expect to see banks to draw money.

Food

Generally and thanks to the country's interaction with other cultures over the centuries, Moroccan cuisine is diverse. But the most famous Moroccan foods are Tajin and Couscous topped with meat and vegetables.  Couscous is usually prepared at home though and it’s not available everywhere in Restaurants. But most restaurants if not all do prepare and serve Tajin.  Moroccans use numerous spices in their foods that give the food delicious flavour. The base meats for the cuisine include beef, mutton and lamb, chicken and seafood. A series of salads are also served at the beginning of a typical meal.

Shopping

Morocco’s Souks are special and inspiring; it is rarely when you enter Morocco’s Souks without getting back something in hand.  It is the place where you can find numerous potteries of all kinds such as weave rugs in all patterns, Embroidery for bed, table linens, or for djellabas, and Lanterns. Morocco is also famous for Argan oil, it is produced only in Morocco and is great for healing and cosmetics as well as for food and it's full of vitamin E and linoleic acid.

Spices are also a main characteristic of Moroccan cuisine and it’s deeply embedded in its culture. Moroccans use different spices. And here is a list of some them:

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Ginger
  • Turmeric
  • Saffron
  • Paprika
  • Cumin
  • Cinnamon
  • White Pepper

Travel with Children

There are some people who find it a bit difficult to travel when they have children, however, that shouldn’t be an obstacle for you because we have tours which are suitable for children. The tours are designed for children over 2 years, in addition to our teens tours for youth aged 12-17 years old.