Location: North Africa – Morocco is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in west, the Mediterranean Sea in north, Algeria in the east and Mauritania in the south
Language: Moroccan people speak Moroccan Dialect. However, Arabic and Berber are the official languages. If you speak French, know that most Moroccans understand and speak this language as it is taught in schools since a young age.
Get Here: via Plane with Momondo or on an Overland Tour booked through Tour Radar
Currency: Moroccan Dirham (MAD) – check the latest exchange rate here
Electrical Plug Fixture: Type C & E (Grab yourself a universal adapter and you’ll never have to worry about having the right plug again!)
Capital City: Rabat – Time Zone: GMT+1
Other Major Cities: Marrakech, Fez, Tangier and Casablanca
Famous For: The Moroccan Desert, The atlas mountains, Moroccan cuisine and so much more.
When To Visit: Morocco can be visited any time of the year. In fact, Morocco is a versatile country offering experiences as diverse as surfing, hiking and exploring the wild desert. However, there is a good season for each experience. For example. surfing is best during the winter season (December and January) and spring is a good season for hiking the mountains. Check this post about the best seasons to visit Morocco depending on the experiences you want to have.
Visa Requirements: Visitors coming from some countries don’t need a Visa to enter Morocco as long as their stay doesn’t exceed 90 days. Check out Morocco’ consulate website to see dispensed countries as well as the Visa requirements for non-dispensed visitors.
Travel Within Botswana: There are flights, trains, and buses linking between major Moroccan towns. While staying in a city, Moroccan taxis are a great and very cheap way of transportation.
Travel Vaccinations: As always, check your own government recommendations prior to traveling, however you should generally ensure your basic immunizations (such as Polio, Tetnus and Diptheria) are up to date and discuss with your travel doctor Hep A and Typhoid Inoculations alongside anything else they recommend at consultation.