Planning a trip to Morocco? It is one of the wonderous Holiday destinations in the world having a lot of activities for you this winter. If you are a traveler from the United Kingdom and want to travel to Morocco this winter, you must go to take the pleasures of the destination I would suggest. I had taken a proper Morocco travel Guide and gathered a lot of memories of my last summer holidays to Morocco. Now it’s time to share with you. And you know Morocco is not such an easy destination either. You get the proper knowledge of the place, their norms and things you may face there as a visitor than you should depart for your Holidays in Morocco.
Tips for the Hassle free trip to Morocco:
You are leaving for Morocco this winter? You should know these tips to have a great, hassle-free trip to Morocco. Try to avoid any misadventure there.
- Weather in Morocco
- Know about the Scams
- Know about the currency
- Take more pleasures
- Take quality food
- Get language Skills
- Routine of Moroccans
- Modern tourist country
1. Weather in Morocco these days
It is rainy weather in Morocco these days, so you need to know about the situation that can come to you in the rainy winter in Morocco so that you can manage and pack your luggage accordingly. Pack Umbrella, Parachute Jacket and the long shoes which can save you to get wet. You also need to have extra layers because, with rain, the temperature in Morocco drops.
You will have your inside activities mostly in Morocco but if you plan for outdoor, fully prepare yourself for the rain. There is also a normal weather without the rain and sunny day, so don’t worry. Planning a trip to Morocco in winter would have memorable surprises for you.
2. Know about the Scams and traps in Morocco
In Morocco, people are so courteous and kind, but like everywhere, Morocco also has scams and traps in the country. On reaching in Marrakech, you will know how and when people can dodge you. So be aware. About those scams. For example, don’t trust anyone to give them your Atm card and its details.
People in Morocco are famous for the carpet scam too. So just don’t head towards any of the carpet shop or the stall if you find or guided by the hired guide there.
3. Know about the currency and its use in Morocco
You can be misguided about the currency and looted. To know about the Moroccan currency and its value before leaving your home. Moroccan Dirhams are used for the exchange of goods in Morocco and it is the only way to trade in Morocco.
You can be dodged by the Taxi drivers or the local shop keepers on the value of the currency and price of the things. So get a skill to bargain on the products, and get a good knowledge of the currency before your trip to Morocco, its value and what normally the products are sold in Morocco. It will make you able to avoid any bad situation.
4. You have to spend to take more pleasures
To get the ultimate pleasures on the holiday destination, you have to spend some more on private cars and the luxury resorts in Morocco. If you are on a budget, you have to adjust to the facilities available for all equally. This is not new and not only happening in Morocco, It is a worldwide tourism trend. If you are a road trip lover, opt for the top Road Trip Planner and set out, Morocco is a best place for you.
Morocco Travel guide also says that, for the luxury Riads and the first-class services, Marrakech, Agadir, and Tangier are famous along with the other cultural experiences, delicious food and scenic natural views to overlook from the private terraces.
5. Take quality food
I have listened to my friend that he got to know from somewhere that experience of Moroccan food is never be a good idea. It is not true. I experienced myself, there is no truth in it. Moroccan food is a traditional and of the very finest quality if you get from any good place.
If you are getting the food from the street or any ill-reputed place, you will definitely be cheated on bad quality food. So don’t trust anybody, just get to the right place and have the pleasures of the very delicious traditional foods in the gastronomical holiday destination like Morocco. Your trip to Morocco is gonna be such a great food experience.
6. Get some language Skills
Remember, English is a globally used language and can give you some edge in Morocco but it is not spoken and in every nook of the destination. So get some knowledge of Arabic spoken in Morocco, it will avoid the hassles in your journey.
Another idea, being a traveler, I would like to pass you on is, you can also teach there a language. For example, you are an English speaker, you can teach the Moroccan locals with English speaking skills. You can earn from your inbuilt skills. Now, pay me for the idea I have passed you on. Lols!
7. Routine of Moroccans
People in Morocco, other than those who get up early for office and schools, most people get up late in the morning. So knowing about the routine of local Moroccans will help you avoid any hassle.
Fridays in Morocco are usually off. So if you have any official thing to do there, wait for the other working day and plan your things accordingly.
8. Morocco is a modern tourist country
Some people think and stereotype about Morocco that it is a backward country because of its norms and traditions. No, in tourism, Morocco has a good name and comes in the top countries in terms of good tourism destinations in the world. The only need to know is to get, how to explore the location.
With locals, be like a local and bridge the cultural gaps by pretending to be like the locals. They will embrace you and will accept you as their guest.
So don’t worry, if you have plans to get on the land of wonders, Morocco, you are going right. Let me explore the USA tourist attractions now. Have a great trip!