Valid passport with a minimum validity of six months for Spanish citizens. No visa is necessary.
Other nationalities consult with their consulates. Some nationalities need a visa before arrival.
Upon entering and leaving the country they will fill in a technical form with their data.
The Moroccan currency is the dirham. There are tickets of 10, 50, 100 and 200 Dhs and coins of 1, 5 and 10 Dhs and 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents. At the exchange rate, € 1 equals approximately 10 Dhs.
Changing money in the street is illegal. It must be done in banks, hotels or in authorized establishments. You can also get money at ATMs. If you prefer to take money from here, your bank can provide it. In any case, it is necessary to keep the protection of the change to be able to change again in euros the money that we have.
In addition to Arabic, which is the official language, the daily language is Dialectal Arabic, as well as Berber dialects. Although most Moroccans speak French, many also speak Spanish.
Although access to mosques and sacred places is prohibited to non-Muslims, the visit of the Hassan II Grand Mosque in Casablanca is allowed.
Mint tea is the symbol of hospitality and is frequently offered.
In the souks it is of use to bargain prices.
To take pictures of people it is advisable to ask permission.
Its schedule in relation to Spain is one hour less in winter and two hours less in spring and summer.
The electricity is 220 V and the plugs are European type. During the crossing we will not have electricity except in those stages in which we arrive next to towns. The porting of solar chargers for mobiles, gps and other electronic devices is authorized.
At this time of the year temperatures in the Atlas range between 30ºC to 35ºC during the day and, at night, the temperature can drop to 15ºC, however the dry environment makes it tolerable. Recommended sun protection due to high irradiation and some halftime clothing for the cool nights of the Atlas above 1000-to 1500mts. of altitude.
For the day, a cool summer jersey and sleeves are recommended to protect yourself from the sun or the cold at the highest steps above 2000m and at night it is always good to have some warm clothes on hand. Clothing must be “casual” and casual and comfortable footwear. Nor should we lack sunglasses, cap and sun protection.
For camping night, it is necessary to carry a sleeping bag, as well as a mosquito repellent and a flashlight.
You can carry the type of suitcase that is most comfortable for you. The luggage goes inside the vehicles during the routes and you will always have the help of the chauffeurs for the loading and unloading of the suitcases.
The maximum weight allowed for billing is 20 or 23 kg per person (depending on the Airline). In case two people share luggage, it is NOT possible for a package to exceed 32 kg.
During the trip, a vehicle carrying the bicycles from Spain will be taken to the departure point in Morocco, Marrakech, a van that later, during the crossing, makes technical service.
No vaccine or special treatment is required for travelers from Europe. It is convenient to carry a small travel kit that includes analgesics, antidiarrheals and mosquito repellent. People who take medication regularly should take it with them, since they cannot always get it at local pharmacies. Health is not free.
Although there is no need to fear health risks, heat and eating changes can cause some intestinal disorders. We advise elementary precautions, such as drinking mineral water and avoiding drinking something that is not bottled.
To call from Spain to Morocco dial the international code (00) plus the country code (212) and the subscriber number.
To call from Morocco to Spain, dial the international code (00) plus the country code (34) and the subscriber number.
Telecommunications in general are good in Morocco and the internet works well. We can find Wi-Fi connection in most hotels and coffee shops.
In the Atlas we can also find coverage