What makes Morocco so cool? Perhaps it’s the way it warmly welcomes visitors into a magical land full of curious sights, sounds and architecture. Or it’s unique position sitting at the crossroads where Africa meets Europe, blended with a Middle Eastern cultural vibe. Morocco is so much more than incredibly unique shopping experiences in magical souks, it is deserts beckoning the adventurist, snow capped mountains to be trekked. Medieval medinas obsessed with being explored and soft sands against lapping shores inviting travelers to relax. Go ahead, walk through one of the fabulous, ubiquitous doors to your own personalized Morocco experience.
Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD)
Country Code: 212
Do I need a Visa? Visas are required for many countries, best to check http://www.moroccanconsulate.com/visa.cfm for the current requirements for each individual country
How will I charge my devices? Morocco’s electrical current is 220v, 50Hz.
How do I get there? Well, if you’re heading to Casablanca (CMN) and flying from…
New York: 8 hours
Los Angeles: 16 hours
Toronto: 11 hours
Sao Paulo: 12 hours
London: 3.5 hours
Geography: Morocco is bordered by the Atlantic to the west, the Mediterranean to the north, and spans all the way to the Sahara further east. Much of Morocco is mountainous, with the Atlas range being the most prominent followed by the Rif Mountains.
Time Zones: GMT + 0
How's the weather? Morocco’s climate ranges drastically depending on region, with one word as a constant: extreme, whether it be the sun or the cold. Ideal time to visit are between April and June, or between September and November where conditions on average are warm and dry.
Explore Ouarzazate’s incredible backdrops where movies such as Gladiator and Lawrence of Arabia were filmed.
Camp out under the stars after a desert dinner where locals serenade you and enchant you with their stories, after a day of 4x4 trekking through the dunes.
Kitesurf the shores at the chill, sun-bleached beach town of Dakhla
Travel the Valley of Roses, touching the varying landscape of canyons and open valleys, exploring the incredible flora & fauna before settling down for a picnic lunch.
Get you bargaining hat on and travel through the Djemaa el Fna souk with an expert negotiator. Check out our bargaining tips at http://www.theexplorateurtravels.com/2012/04/souk-this-lessons-learned-in-morocco.html
No visit to Casablanca is complete without sitting down for a coffee at the famed Rick’s Café.
Indulge in a true therapeutic hammam experience.
Golf at a variety of Morocco’s professional courses.
Special Moroccan pre-departure gift delivered to your door before you embark upon your journey.
Explorateur Concierge Guide for your regions of choice when you book an Explorateur Journey.
Exceptional amenities including room upgrades, spa credits, curious welcome gifts and private touring experiences at select hotels.