At the crossroads of Africa, Europe and the Middle East, Morocco is a melting pot of culture and custom.
You can feel it in the bustle of the crowded souqs and you can taste it in every aromatic tajine. It’s floating in the air above the High Atlas Mountains and it’s caught in the grains of the endless Sahara. It’s a vibrancy, an urgency, an assault on the senses. It is the essence of Morocco. Play it again, Sam.
What people say
We really enjoyed this trip. It was well-organised, included what we wanted to see in Morocco, and took out the hassle of operating in a foreign language, in a country with little tourist infrastructure to assist the independent traveller.
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Morocco is a wonderful country with beautiful people. Best way to enjoy your holiday. Take part in everything on your itinerary and do extras if you can. Had a great time and would do it all again. Loved it!
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The Highlights of Morocco Tour is ideal for anyone with a reasonable level of fitness wanting to experience what the whole of the country has to offer and get to know about it's history, people and their culture.
Morocco travel highlights
See the Cave of Hercules
Explore the Cave of Hercules in the port town of Tangier, where the hero is said to have rested between labours.
Wander the bazaars of Marrakech
Marrakech is a feast for the senses. Be enticed by the alluring scents and brilliant colours of the spice markets, the sounds of the musicians, the rich folds of carpets, delectable foods, acrobats and perfumed gardens.
Discover the Middle Ages in Fes
Descending into the labyrinthine alleyways of the Fes Medina is like taking a giant step back to the Middle Ages. Preserved by the French for its historical value, it remains a fascinating living museum where getting lost is half the fun.
Chill out at beachside Essaouira
Wander this busy fishing port and follow in the footsteps of Orson Welles, Jimi Hendrix and Ridley Scott, all of whom have been seduced by this artist’s haven.
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Australia: No - Not required
Belgium: No - Not required
Canada: No - Not required
Germany: No - Not required
Ireland: No - Not required
Netherlands: No - Not required
New Zealand: No - Not required
South Africa: Yes - in advance
Switzerland: No - Not required
UK: No - Not required
USA: No - Not required
Rounding up the bill or leaving spare change at a restaurant is standard practice in Morocco. Taxi drivers and porters will also accept tips.
You will be able to access the internet in most internet cafes, hotel lobbies and occasionally in public places. But expect less internet coverage in rural areas.
Phone coverage is, generally, very good across major cities but expect less coverage in rural areas. Please ensure that you have turned on your global roaming prior to arrival in country.
Morocco uses both wester-style flush toilets and squats, so expect to encounter both styles. If you are wanting to use public bathrooms, please carry your own soap and toilet paper.
- Mint tea = 5-10 MAD
- Fresh juice = 10-15 MAD
- Basic meal = 50 MAD
- Expensive meal = 150 MAD
We do not recommend drinking the water in Morocco. Your leader will advise you about filtered water.
Major credit cards are accepted in stores throughout the country. For smaller purchases in rural stores, it is best to keep a small amount of cash handy for these transactions.
ATM are easily accessible throughout larger cities. When travelling in rural areas, be prepared with enough cash.
Yes. All Peregrine passengers are required to purchase travel insurance prior to their Morroco tour. Our leader will record your insurance details.
Please visit http://www.worldtravelguide.net/morocco/public-holidays for an up-to-date list of public holidays.