The official currency of Morocco is the dirham. As of July, 2015: 1 CND = 7.76 MAD.
Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted in Morocco, and ATMs are also available in major centres. The euro is the most accepted foreign currency in lieu of the dirham. Talk to your Adventure Specialist for recommendations.
The national language of Morocco is Arabic.
The population of Morocco is 33.01 million as of 2013.
Canadians must present a passport to visit Morocco, which must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of expected departure from that country. A travel visa is not required for tourists staying under 90 days. Travelers should check with the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco or one of its consulates for up-to-date information.
Due to Morocco`s mountainous region and coastal geography, areas of the country can vary widely in climate. Marrakesh reaches an average of 37 degrees Celsius in the summer months while Irfane is prone to light snowfall in the winter.
• Morocco’s spring season (which tends to begin around April and May) is the best overall time across the country. A summer climate descends upon the mountains, the south, and both the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts.
• The winter can also be fairly pleasant but the desert nights are known to turn quite cold.
• July and August are the hottest months of the year; they are best spent on the coast.
Riding a camel in the desert, Morocco, Africa