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What To Know When Visiting Morocco For The First Time

Are you planning to visit Morocco on your first visit? We’re here to assist you get ready and feel excited. Find our answers to commonly asked questions by first-time travelers to Morocco.

1. Should I join an organized tour?

Of course , the advantage of traveling on Morocco holiday packages can be that you operate small-scale tours, which means you’ll be able to have an experienced local leader for the duration of your trip along with the other travelers with you. Our local guides have extensive local knowledge, so they will ensure your trip runs smoothly and has everything you need to see, taking stress off your trip. Alongside ensuring that you’ll have a wonderful trip they’ll assist by recommending the most excellent restaurants, and organizing optional activities.

Our itineraries for Morocco are designed to highlight the must-see attractions and hidden gems that you wouldn’t normally experience traveling on your own, such as getting to know people from local Berber families and enjoying traditional meals together . By joining small groups, you’ll be able to have other travelers like you to share your Moroccan adventure.

2. Is Morocco safe?

Absolutely, Morocco could be safe for travelers to right now. However, just like every other place you visit, you have to be aware of the risks like scams and pickpockets. However, don’t let the misconceptions regarding Morocco discourage you it is a country with must-sees that are secure and is ready to explore. There’s a possibility that you’ll get unwelcome attention from the people in the touristy areas of cities, particularly if traveling as a single female. Dressing appropriately can help reduce this. This is another benefit of a tour with a smaller group You’ll always have companions to watch for you. This can help you feel more secure and enhance the enjoyment of exploring the area.

3. What is the best attire to wear in Morocco?

Like every other Arab country both women and men must cover themselves and dress appropriately in Morocco. Dress in loose, light clothing to cover your body and show respect to people who live there, and also to shield your skin and stay cool. It is a good idea to have a light scarf you can put on whenever you need it especially around buildings of religious significance and to shield you against the sun (and sand in deserts).

4. What is the best time to travel to Morocco?

Morocco is a destination that can be enjoyed all year round. But, spring and fall are the best seasons to visit, in terms of the weather and are also the ideal times to hike through the Atlas mountains. In winter, it can be cold at night and in the morning. However, Morocco is an excellent winter sun spot during the morning, particularly in the coastal areas. The ideal moment to ascend Mount Toubkal is from May until June and September through October. The temperatures are typically lower in the spring and autumn where you could even spot some snow in the early and late seasons at the top.

One of the only Morocco holidays that we have during July and August which are the summer months. include our families Morocco holidays. This is to ensure that families can go on vacation during the summer vacations. These excursions were planned to keep the heat out of the mind. On the majority of days, there is pools at the hotel, or an opportunity to go swimming in the sea to cool down.

5. Do I need to bargain when shopping in souks?

If you’re shopping in souks (marketplaces) be sure to haggle. The practice of haggling is part of Moroccan tradition, and the people who live there do it themselves and aren’t afraid to try it. The shopkeepers start with the highest price and generally, they will offer less than half for the first time to bargain.

We suggest wearing a security belt whenever you travel in Morocco in particular in areas that are crowded, such as souks. Similar to every other city, picking up a thief is a possibility however, don’t let that stop you from doing your best. The most important thing is to enjoy the numerous stalls in the market filled with vibrant colors and exotic goods You’ll be able to discover the rich culture of Morocco and pick up some bargains while doing it.

6. What is the language they speak in Morocco?

The most widely spoken tongue spoken that is spoken in Morocco is Arabic. It is true that English can be found in the cities that are busier and French is also spoken widely.

It is helpful to know a few basic Arabic phrases prior to your trip to Morocco. It will show respect and aid you in the majority of social interactions with Moroccans. This is particularly important as vendors are notoriously sometimes persistent, particularly in souks where they are trying to make a sale on some item.

7. Is the water from Morocco is safe to drink?

The tap water of Morocco isn’t safe to drink. We recommend using a water bottle that has integrated filtration.