Welcome to Morocco
Welcome, adventurers, to the enchanting land of Morocco! Nestled in the northwestern corner of Africa, Morocco is a country that beckons with its diverse landscapes, rich history, and a vibrant tapestry of cultures. This captivating destination is a place where the ancient and the modern coexist in perfect harmony, where the Sahara Desert’s golden dunes give way to the Atlas Mountains’ towering peaks, and where bustling medinas are juxtaposed with tranquil oases.
Marrakech Menara Airport: RAK
Rabat Airport: RBA
Marrakech Menara Airport: RAK
Rabat Airport: RBA
Morocco - 11 Day Tour
From $1999 (AUD)
From the otherworldly dunes of the Sahara Desert to the jaw-dropping vistas and hidden Berber villages in the Atlas Mountains.
Venture with us to Morocco
This North African gem is a land of diversity, where Berber, Arab, and European influences converge to create a rich mosaic of experiences. It’s a place where the aroma of fragrant spices fills the air in bustling markets, where nomadic tribes still traverse vast desert expanses, and where the call to prayer echoes through the labyrinthine streets of ancient medinas.
Morocco’s cities are a study in contrasts. In Marrakech, you’ll be transported to a time of opulence and grandeur as you wander through the intricate palaces and lush gardens of the Medina. Meanwhile, in the coastal city of Essaouira, you’ll discover the soothing rhythm of life by the sea, with its laid-back atmosphere and vibrant arts scene.
Morocco’s Natural Wonders and Cultural Riches
Nature enthusiasts will be thrilled by the dramatic landscapes of Morocco. The Sahara Desert beckons with its otherworldly dunes, offering the chance to experience the magic of an overnight desert camp under a blanket of stars. For those seeking adventure, the Atlas Mountains provide hiking and trekking opportunities that reveal jaw-dropping vistas and hidden Berber villages.
One Life Adventures invites you to immerse yourself in Morocco’s rich tapestry of experiences, from savoring the mouthwatering flavors of Moroccan cuisine to meeting friendly locals who will share their stories and traditions. Whether you’re navigating the maze-like alleyways of Fes, bargaining for treasures in the bustling souks, or simply sipping mint tea while gazing at the Atlas Mountains, Morocco promises an unforgettable adventure that will leave an indelible mark on your heart and soul. Get ready to explore this captivating destination with us, as we embark on a journey of a lifetime through Morocco’s captivating landscapes, vibrant cultures, and timeless beauty.
Do I need a visa to travel to Morocco?
Morocco allows tourists from many countries to enter without a visa for short visits. Here are the general requirements for tourist travel to Morocco:
- Visa-Free Travel: Tourists from many countries, including many European, North American, and other nationalities, can enter Morocco for tourism purposes without a visa for stays of up to 90 days. This allows you to explore the country as a tourist, visit its attractions, and enjoy its culture.
- Passport Requirements: You will typically need a passport that is valid for at least six months beyond your planned departure date from Morocco.
- Proof of Onward Travel: It is advisable to have a return or onward ticket to show your intention to leave Morocco within the allowed 90-day period.
- Entry Stamps: Upon arrival in Morocco, you will receive an entry stamp in your passport, which shows the date of entry. Make sure to keep your entry stamp, as you may need it to exit the country.
While many tourists can enter Morocco without a visa for short visits, the specific list of visa-exempt countries and entry requirements can change. It’s crucial to double-check the current visa policy for your nationality and any updates or changes by consulting the official website of the Moroccan embassy or consulate in your home country or contacting them directly before you travel.
Will I need travel insurance?
Travel insurance on all One Life Adventures trips is compulsory. Our group leader will be taking care of you from the moment you arrive, though things can happen which are out of our control. This is why we require everyone who travels with us to have their own travel insurance by the time they depart for the trip. You will have a much more enjoyable trip knowing that you are covered no matter what happens! When you are choosing your insurance policy, it’s important to make sure it covers the following things:
- Adventure activities included in the tour
- Medical expenses
- Personal belongings (in cases of lost luggage or theft)
- Missed flights
What is the weather like in Morocco?
Coastal Areas (e.g., Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier):
Mediterranean climate with mild, wet winters and hot, dry summers.
Winters (December to February) are typically mild, with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 18°C (50°F to 64°F).
Summers (June to August) are hot and dry, with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 35°C (77°F to 95°F).
Atlas Mountains (e.g., Marrakech):
The weather varies with elevation, but generally, summers are warm and winters can be cooler, especially at higher altitudes.
Marrakech, for example, experiences hot summers with temperatures between 30°C to 45°C (86°F to 113°F) and cooler winters with temperatures around 8°C to 20°C (46°F to 68°F).
Extremely hot and arid climate with little rainfall.
Summer temperatures can soar above 40°C (104°F) and even higher, while winter temperatures may be more moderate during the day but can drop significantly at night.
Inland Regions (e.g., Fes):
Hot summers with temperatures ranging from 30°C to 40°C (86°F to 104°F).
Winters can be cool, with temperatures between 10°C to 15°C (50°F to 59°F).
Morocco’s climate can also be influenced by seasonal variations, and there can be regional differences. It’s a good idea to check the specific weather forecast for the region and time you plan to visit for the most accurate and up-to-date information.
Is there safe drinking water in Morocco?
It’s important to note that the quality and availability of drinking water can vary from one location to another within the country. Tourist destinations and major cities generally have better access to safe drinking water compared to more remote or impoverished areas. Travelers to Morocco are often advised to drink bottled water to ensure their safety.
Is Morocco safe to travel?
Like all countries, appropriate caution is required as a traveller to keep yourself and your belongings safe. Provided you exercise the same caution you would in any other country and remain with the group it is perfectly safe to travel.
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How we are giving back
We are more than just a travel company. Since day 1, we have worked with the rural communities that we visit to help support various projects. From providing school supplies and building materials for much needed infrastructure improvements, to sponsoring local basketball teams and working with animal welfare organisations – we want to make a positive impact with your money.