In preparation for your luxury tour to Morocco, these are few things to consider packing that will make your trip as smooth and comfortable as possible.
I - Pre-departure Morocco Travel Essentials :
* Passport and visa if required * Personal Identification (drivers’ license, if planning to drive) * Airline Tickets * Traveler's Checks (it is safer to bring these in case your credit cards gets lost/ stolen or do not work in an ATM machine) * Credit Cards * Currency (you can request Moroccan currency (the dirham) at your local bank or convert money at the airport) * Travel Insurance * Health Documentation * Emergency Information * Guide books & maps. * Photocopies of Documentation: (passport and tickets). You can also scan these, upload them to the internet and email them to yourself. Internet access is widely available in all major cities and most small ones in Morocco).
II - Travel Medicines :
* Antibiotic for traveler's diarrhea * Antibiotic cream & disinfectant for scrapes and cuts * Band-Aids * Birth control products * Disposable antibacterial wipes or cleanser * Pepto-Bismol or Imodium for traveler's diarrhea. * Motion sickness medicine * Cold medicine: Decongestant, antihistamine, cough syrup * Aspirin, Tylenol or other Pain relievers * Hydrocortisone cream * Insect repellent with DEET 30% * Iodine purifying tablets * Re-hydration tablets * Salt tablets * Sunscreen (SPF 30 + ) * Skin Lotion (especially for Eczema) * Sunglasses (or prescription glasses/ contact lenses, and solution)
III - Travel Clothing :
Remember that Morocco gets very cold in the winter and layering is important! Conservative clothing is worn throughout Morocco (clothes should not be tight or too revealing) * Bathing suit (for beach resorts, hotel) * Brimmed Hat, Visor, Hat, headscarf * A track suit * Light gloves * Windbreaker or warm sweater for cooler months * Travel Footwear: broken in sneakers or hiking shoes, sandals, socks. * Long-sleeved shirts * Knee-length dressy shorts * Athletic shorts (for sports or leisure time at home only) * Several pairs of jeans * Wool or fleece scarves and gloves * Thermal underwear
* Sturdy sandals * All-purpose shoes (which you can walk, run, or bike in) * Sneakers or hiking boots * For women, one pair of dress shoes, preferably flat
* lightweight towels * Water bottle (e.g., Nalgene) * Coleman camp shower * Hand wipes * Flashlight with extra batteries * Compact umbrella (can be bought in Morocco) * Backpack for day trips * Swiss Army knife, Leatherman, or the equivalent * Travel alarm clock (battery-operated) * Money belt or other means to conceal your passport and valuables when traveling * Favorite music, CDs or tapes * Lightweight exercise equipment (e.g., jump rope)