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2 Day tour to Zagora desert

3 Day tour to Merzouga desert

3 Day  tour to Merzouga desert and Fes

4 Day  tour to Sahara desert

5 Day tour to Merzouga desert

6 Day Morocco tour from Marrakech

2 Day tour from Fez to desert

3 Day desert from Fes to Merzouga

3 Day tour from Fez to Merzouga

4 Day Tour to Merzouga desert

5 Day Tour to desert and Marrakech

7 Day Tour to desert and Marrakech

6 Day Imperial cities tour from Casablanca

9 Day Tour to desert and Marrakech

12 Day Tour to Marrakech and desert


4 Day Morocco Tour to desert

7 Day Tour to desert and Marrakech

10 Day Tour to Marrakech and desert

2 Day desert tour from Ouarzazate

3 Day Tour to desert and Marrakech

4 Day tour Ouarzazate to Merzouga


Day trips from Marrakech

Day trips from Fez

Merzouga desert excursions

Desert camp in Merzouga

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Morocco, Morrocco, Morroco? Which is correct? iIn English, we spell the word: Morocco. But in Arabic, there are no vowels, so it's really anybody's guess. If you can pronounce it, that's more important than if you can spell it correctly.


What's the local currency? Do they take credit cards? The Moroccan Dirham (DEE-rahm). It's been worth between 11¢ and 13¢ since about 2010, so it's a good bet's about 12¢ per Dirham.Remember that you will get money out of an ATM in dirham, and that you will often be charged a foreign transaction fee of about 3 percent by your bank, whether you get cash out or use a credit card. This dirty little secret can add up, so make sure you budget for it. Note that some credit cards have no foreign transaction fees. Also, if you want your debit/credit cards to work in Morocco, or any foreign country, call your bank before you leave.


Should I buy travel insurance? These days, with things going haywire with world weather, it's probably a good idea. But remember you probably don't need a million dollar evacuation clause; you can probably see a local doctor in Morocco for whatever ails you locally, at a fraction of the cost of what it would be in the States. Almost all hotels these days have a doctor on call; just remember that the in-room visit may be a little pricy. But think of the travel story you will have! Medical insurance will often reimburse you, but note that if you are really concerned, get a policy that covers medical issues fully so that they will send a nurse. Note that the travel insurance you buy for a few dollars with your plane ticket may not cover you fully for your trip, especially if you're not on a tour. So read the fine print -- you have a short cancellation period once you purchase the insurance.


Do I need a visa to get in? Almost all English-speaking countries (with the exception of South Africa) require no visa to enter the country, and visitors can stay up to 90 days, which is quite generous. Please note that your passport expiration date MUST be after the date of your intended return if you are a US Citizen, and if you are coming from England, it must be valid for 6 months after the intended date of departure. So check with the Moroccan embassy online in your own country just to be sure. Many countries are moving over to this second, stricter requirement, so it's best to always ensure your passport is up-to-date. You'll need one blank page in your passport for the entry stamp which they will add at customs.


What kind of power converter do I need? If you're coming from Europe, it's usually the same. If you're coming from England or the US, it's the kind they use in Europe, so yes, you will need a power converter. Note that it gets pretty complicated from here on out, as there are both 4mm and 5mm plugs, and some of the newer sockets use a grounding (third) pin. Many cafes will allow you to charge your device as well as having the correct converter to do so, all for less than USD $1, so if you are in a pinch, consider asking the locals.


Will my cell phone work there (and cost more than I earn in a month to use?) Like many countries in the Middle East, it will be far cheaper for you to buy or bring a small cell phone with no bells and whistles and get a local number, than it will be for you to use your own cell phone, which will likely cost hundreds of dollars in extra roaming charges and fees before you are done. To give you an example, for around USD $20, you can get a phone, a local SIM card, and about an hour of talk time. Trust me, it's cheaper. Ask at your hotel, ask your tour guide, etc. It won't be the first time they've gotten the request. And, bonus! Your excursion to get a local cell phone is another great travel story in the making!


What language do they speak? The Moroccans speak a fascinating mixture of Arabic, Berber, English and French - a patois for which we have perhaps only Creole in the US as a comparison. In a single sentence, you are likely to hear several languages, as in, "Mabruk! Welcome, haltu redu café e thé?"


What customs could get me in trouble if I don't follow them? There are probably two big things you should be concerned about here. One is the idea of using your left hand to do anything socially important, like eat or shake hands. Muslims, Moroccans among them, feel that it's unclean. Especially in public, be aware of this important cultural distinction.