It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.
Quote by Ibn Battuta, Explorer in the 1300s
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Culture Insider, a pioneer in the cultural travel market, is passionate about creating tailor-made holidays. All our private tours are led by expert local guides, who offer an insider's view about Moroccan culture. Activities min 2 people starts from $140 and holidays from $1,800. Book Today
Fez Food Tour
Indulge in Moroccan culture and local life through our Fassi Foodie Tour. On our Fez Food Tour, you will have the chance to visit...
Morocco Customized Tours
If Morocco is on your bucket list, planning a customized itinerary with Culture Insider is the right place for you. We...
Volubilis, Moulay Idriss & Meknes Day Trip
Morocco is known for one of the best-preserved Roman archaeological sites, Volubilis, developed during...
Hiking in High Atlas Mountains
The High Atlas Mountain range of Toubkal is known as the second high peak in Africa. On this adventure day trip,...
Moroccan Traditional Beauty Workshop
Learn how to make your own natural products by yourself with the guidance of local women, who will share with...
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ATMs are the easiest way to withdraw local currency. The official currency of Morocco is the dirham (MAD) or "DH". Dirhams are available in banknotes of 20, 50, 100, and 200. Coins are available in denominations of 1/2, 1, 2, 5, and 10 dirhams.
Morocco is a feast for all travelers including those who want to explore their Jewish roots in-depth. Jewish History can be found within Morocco’s mountain ranges and deserts, the coast, Berber villages, historic medinas, and picturesque towns.
Moroccan gastronomy is considered to be one of the best in the world. The Art of Moroccan cuisine and local delicacies is sought after for its remarkable diversity of international influences. Moroccan cuisine can be traced back to the country's long history of its European occupiers and emigration of Spaniards and Jews. The result is a cornucopia of dishes that vary from region to region.
Bargaining in the Moroccan souks takes skill. Once you know the secrets it will be fun to practice them with the local shopkeepers. The language will not be a barrier to bargaining since Moroccan merchants can converse in four languages or more.
Traveling to attend Festivals and Religious events is one of the best ways to experience a new country and the culture of its people. Morocco offers a wide variety of festivals and religious events year-round. From art and culture to music and dance along with religious celebrations, the country has much to offer year-round.
Henna is a plant that grows in the Zagora region of Southern Morocco. It is ground into a fine powder and mixed with warm water or tea, resulting in a darker color whereby the henna becomes a thick, green paste.
Morocco is home to nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This is more than any other country on the African continent. Visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Morocco will offer exceptional insight into the vast history and culture of the country.
Morocco has a wealth of art galleries throughout the country making it an ideal place to explore for art enthusiasts and collectors. Artists throughout the past centuries have been inspired by Morocco which has resulted in famous artworks including landscape scenery, village life, the souks, and other hidden jewels of the culture within their works.
Morocco is known for producing a high quality of dates. This dried fruit plays a crucial role in society both culturally and agriculturally. Dates are a major source of Moroccan income given there are so many varieties. This also holds true for the region of North Africa and the Middle East. Dates are also used regularly in Moroccan cuisine during religious celebrations and are known for their high nutrient content.
Moroccan Hammams were inspired by Roman bathhouses created over 2,000 years, designed to increase public hygiene in ancient times. The Roman influence can also be seen in Moroccan culture and architecture, particularly within the traditional-built Moroccan Hammams.
Every culture symbolizes the marriage of a couple with a unique wedding ceremony. Traditions and rituals differ from one country to another, but in general, most weddings involve social gatherings, gift-giving, traditional dresses, local food, and music. Morocco is no exception.
Morocco has huge tracts of forests that contribute greatly to the country's economy. These forests are home to rare trees, including the Argan tree that does not grow anywhere else in the world except Morocco. Argan has been classified by UNESCO within the "global human heritage" category.
Moroccan cuisine is well-known throughout the world for its international influences and delicious flavors. The Imperial Cities in Morocco offer a wide variety of dining options ranging from Moroccan cuisine to French, Italian, and Asian. Our list of recommended restaurants is those that are sought after by travelers to dine at for their quality of food, stunning views, popularity, and unique interiors.
Fez, Marrakech, Meknes, and Rabat are sequentially the four Imperial Cities of Morocco.
Gratuity is part of Moroccan culture. Tourism drivers, licensed guides, waiters at restaurants, and porters at hotels, all anticipate receiving gratuity for their services. While gratuity tipping is not mandatory it is proper cultural etiquette to offer gratuity to those who serve you.