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Merzouga Sahara Desert, Morocco 52202
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Merzouga Sahara Desert, Morocco 52202

Essential Information About Traveling in Morocco

Planning Your First Adventure in Morocco or Africa?

Discover the wonders of Morocco, a gem nestled in the far west of North Africa. Known for its captivating beauty and rich cultural heritage, Morocco promises an unforgettable journey. We’re here to answer all your questions to help you plan and enjoy your visit. If there’s anything more you need to know, just ask and we’ll be sure to add it here!

Is Traveling in Morocco Safe?

While no destination can claim absolute safety, Morocco is generally a safe country with low crime rates. It’s wise to stay vigilant and secure your belongings. Annually, millions of tourists choose Morocco, making it Africa’s second most visited country after Egypt. Common sense precautions against pickpocketing and scams are advisable. Exploring in small private tours or groups can enhance your safety.

When is the Ideal Time to Visit Morocco?

Morocco’s peak tourist seasons are March to May and late September to November. These months offer the most favorable weather for both urban and desert exploration. However, these are also the busiest times. If you don’t mind braving some heat or chill, consider traveling outside these periods to avoid crowds and higher prices. During Ramadan, the climate is mild, but expect some limitations in activities and services.

Top Destinations to Explore in Morocco

Morocco boasts a kaleidoscope of destinations, each with its unique charm:

  • Asilah
  • Casablanca
  • Chefchaouen
  • Dades Valley
  • Ouarzazate
  • Essaouira
  • Fes/Fez
  • Marrakech
  • Tangier
  • Merzouga

Languages Spoken in Morocco

Morocco’s primary languages are Arabic and Berber, with 60-80% of the population fluent in Berber (World Atlas). French, a legacy of colonial times, is widely spoken, alongside English and Spanish.