Before you go

Are vaccinations required before travelling to Morocco?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Morocco are available from the NHS website

Is it safe to travel to Morocco?

For up to date information around safety and security in Morocco read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Morocco.

Best time to visit Morocco?

The best time to visit Morocco is during spring (mid-March to May) or autumn (September to October). The weather is warm but pleasant, unlike the cold temperatures and snow of winter, or the scorching heat of summer. The coastal regions can be visited year-round.

Do I need a visa to enter Morocco?

British nationals don't need a visa to enter Morocco for the purpose of tourism for up to 3 months. When entering the country, make sure your passport is stamped. Some tourists have experienced difficulties leaving the country because their passport bears no entry stamp.

What currency do i need in Morocco?

The official currency of Morocco is the Moroccan dirham.

While visiting Morocco

What wild animals live in Morocco?

Barbary Ground Squirrel. Sand Cat. Moorish Wall Gecko. Barbary Sheep. Crested Porcupine. Egyptian Mongoose. Barbary Macaque. North African Hedgehog.

What is the traditional food in Morocco?

The main Moroccan dish most people are familiar with is Couscous, the old national delicacy. Beef is the most commonly eaten red meat in Morocco, usually eaten in a tagine with a wide selection of vegetables. Chicken is also very commonly used in tagines, or roasted.

What Languages are spoken in Morocco?

The two official languages are Modern Standard Arabic and Berber. Moroccan Arabic (known as Darija) is the spoken native vernacular. The languages of prestige in Morocco are Arabic in its Classical and Modern Standard Forms and French, the latter of which serves as a second language for many Moroccans.

How much do you tip in Morocco?

The currency in Morocco is the Moroccan dirham. There is no "rule of thumb" per se regarding tipping in Morocco. Moroccans themselves might only leave a few dirhams on a 150 dirhams dinner bill. At many of the upmarket restaurants in the tourist areas they will add 10% to the bill, therefore check your bill.

Where can I find a local travel expert for Morocco?

Local Morocco travel experts are available.

Useful Numbers

Emergency Morocco Numbers?

  • Police: 190
  • Ambulance: 150
  • Fire: 150
  • Embassy: +212 537 63 33 33

    Time Difference

    What is the time difference in Morocco?

    The time difference is 1 hours

    Travel Apps

    What is the best travel app for Morocco?

    Morocco Guidebook

    Best Morocco guidebook?

    Stay informed before during and after your trip to Morocco with this Morocco Guidebook .