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what is the best way to go to Morocco form Kuwait?
I am an Indian, working in kuwait and lately I met someone who is ask me to pay a visit to Morocco. but I dont know anything about the country.
Next is i need to know how do I process my visa.(Is it visa on arrival)
Which is the cheapest flight that could take me to Morocco from Kuwait
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
ok .. lets start with your visa! first you have to download the application form this website:
I- General Provisions:
Foreigners desiring to enter Morocco must hold a passport or any other valid document recognized by the State as a travel document (Law n° 02-03, dated 11 November 2003, related to foreigners’ entry to and stay in Morocco).
- Travel documents of the citizens from countries subject to the visa formality must bear visas delivered by Moroccan authorities.
- The stay in Morocco for tourism shall not exceed three months for foreigners exempted from the visa formality. Others, however, must not overstay their visas.
- Foreigners desiring to prolong their stay in Morocco must apply for the permission of the competent Moroccan authority (Directorate General of National Security).
- Foreigners desiring to exercise a professional activity may apply for a registration card.
II- Entry requirements for visitors whose countries are exempted from the visa formality
A- For visitors arriving to Morocco within the framework of a package tour:
· Valid passport, covering at least the period of stay in Morocco.
· An identity card would exceptionally suffice for citizens of the European Union provided the tour be organized by a travel agency for groups of more than three persons, having a reservation form issued by their travel agency in the name of a Moroccan correspondent.
NB: Visitors bringing in their pets must produce certificates attesting to their exemption from diseases. Anti-rabies certificates must be issued at most six months before the entry, while other certificates must be issued at most six days before.
B- Visitors arriving to Morocco individually, in couples or in groups must hold passports or any other valid document recognized by the State as a travel document.
III- Entry requirements for citizens whose countries are subject to the visa formality
In conformity with the provisions stipulated in the aforementioned law, the travel documents of visitors subject to the visa formality must bear payable visas, delivered by the Moroccan authorities.
After the payment of fees, visas are delivered upon the presentation of the following documents:
- Application form duly filled.
- Identity card and residence permit
- Valid passport.
- 3 photographs.
IV- Customs facilities for visitors having their residence abroad and staying temporarily in Morocco:
A- Customs formalities:
To ensure a smooth passage through the customs, two distinct areas were established:
· A green area: reserved for visitors having nothing to declare to customs.
· A red area: reserved for visitors having items to declare to customs.
B- Duty-free items which may be imported without declaration:
In conformity with the recommendations of the international conventions on the free movement of persons and the temporary admission of the items they bring, and within the framework of the action carried out by the Moroccan Administration to receive tourists ( as well as Moroccans living abroad) desiring to spend their holidays in Morocco, visitors shall benefit from temporary admission regime, which allows the importation of goods while suspending the fees and taxes applicable to them.
Only personal use items can benefit from this regime.
Non-residents can thus import the following items:
· Clothes for personal use.
· Tobacco (200 cigarettes, 100 cigarillos, 25 cigars, or 250 grammes of assortments).
· Alcoholic drinks ( 1 liter bottle).
· Jewelry, perfumes (150 ml) and toilet water ( 250 ml).
· Souvenirs, presents whose value should not exceed 2000 DH.
· Camera, camcorder, binoculars or CD player.
· Tape recorder, radio, TV, camera, typewriter or calculator, portable computer, mobile phone.
· Sport fittings
· Musical instrument
· Bicycle, tandem, bicycle having an auxiliary motor.
However, non-residents must re-export these items at the end of their stay.
These provisions do not concern students and itinerant dealers.
C- Animals and products subject to special formalities:
- Visitors must produce certificates attesting to the exemption of their pets from diseases.
- Vegetable products: phytosanitary certificate.
- Endangered species of wild fauna and flora (Washington Convention): CITES certificate, delivered by the Directorate of Waters and Forests.
- Hunting arms and their ammunition: authorization of the National Security Services required.
· In small quantities for personal use: the signature of an affidavit available at the customs offices, accompanied with medical proof (medical certificate, prescription, etc), required.
· For purposes other than personal use: the authorization of the Ministry of Health required.
D- Forbidden items:
Following are the items that cannot be imported:
· Arms and ammunition.
· Books, printed matter, audio and video cassettes and any immoral items liable to cause a breach of the peace.
E- Means of transport:
- The Moroccan Administration allows the temporary admission of non-residents’ vehicles for a period of 3 months. However, these vehicles should be used for tourism only (and not as a means for transporting goods having a commercial character).
- To respond to some visitors’ desire to spend Christmas in Morocco, it was decided that visitors who have already benefited from the temporary admission regime during the current year be allowed to bring in their vehicles starting from 20, December of the same year. However, the second period of admission shall be deducted from the following year.
F- Non-residents may export:
· Without formalities:
- Products of Moroccan origin (craft industry, etc) acquired locally. No value has been fixed.
- Ornamental, fossiliferous or semi-precious stones (should not exceed dozens).
· With formalities:
- Objets d’art and antiques: authorization of the Ministry of Culture required.
NB: Given that no exhaustive list can be established for the aforementioned items, their quantities and values should be assessed according to the social status of the visitors concerned as their passports or any other indicator might reveal. In case of reluctance, the customs services must examine whether the requirements enumerated above are met. If so, the items should be admitted.
G- Currency and exchange:
- Morocco’s national currency is the Dirham (DH). The Dirham is divided into 100 centimes. It is strictly forbidden to import or export the Dirham.
- Non-resident foreigners may freely exchange the imported currency at the banks or at the authorized institutions (hotels, bazaars, etc).
- If they exchange their currency, they should keep the exchange slip. This document may be useful for an eventual exchange of Dirhams.
- If they wish to re-export all or part of the currency they import, they should sign, at their entry, a declaration of the importation of means of payment.
No certificate of vaccination is required for travelers coming from Europe or America.
Anti-cholera vaccine may be required for travelers coming from afflicted zones.
Anti-malaria vaccine is not necessary.
Countries exepted of visa formalities :
Algeria Germany Saudi Arabia Argentina Australia Austria Bahreïn Belgium Brasil Bulgaria Canada Chili Cyprus Congo(Brazzaville) South Korea Ivory Coast Croatia Danemark Spain+andora Estonia EmiratsArabes USA Finlande France+Monaco UK Greece Guinea Hong-kong(30 days) Hungary Indonesia Irlande Islande Italy Japon Kuweit Libya Liechtenstein Luxembourg Mali Malta Mexico Niger Norway New Zealand Oman Netherlands Pero Poland Philippines Portugal Puerto-Rico Qatar Romania Senegal Singapore (30 days) Slovakia Slovenia Sweden Suitzerland Czeck Tunisia Turquy Venezuela
About the country:
Morocco are the point of ideal starting for the traveler to Africa. A easy jump of Europe, can be a friendly, shaken and stimulating place. Markets throughout the country with carpets, statures in wood, and jewelry crowed outdoors.
Morocco has developed a mosaic of artistic traditions. The thread that unites to all is music; of the classic style that developed in Spain and the musical traditions of the Berbers through the contemporary fusion of styles African and French. Although identified more with Algeria, RAI (opinion) is the musical style with but force in the cities of Morocco. In spite of its Arab-African rates, Moroccans combine electrical instruments to create a hypnotic effect.
Artisans work is important in Morocco. Its signature has been appreciated commercially since the XVI century. The unique style of every region and it s inheritance lives in the production on carpets, pottery, jewelry shop and statures of wood. The boards painted and carved for the inner decoration along with tiles continue very being used in the interiors in religious buildings and wealthy houses.
Morocco has inspired a lot of artists and producers. The French artist Delacroix is one of the painters who was amazed by the Moroccan daily life and embraced it with his brushes after his visit in 1830, a century later Hollywood started producing on the Moroccan soil, First with Marlene Dietrich. Then followed by the famous movie (Casablanca) in 1942, since then many movies and documentaries have been filmed in Morocco.
Spoken dialect is considerably different from the others spoken in the east. Moroccans speak different dialects according to different regions.
The Moroccan food is delicious and nutritious; the most famous one is the couscous, semolina served with different vegetables and lamb. Black tea with mint is the first preferred drink of all Moroccans. And there is no general alcohol prohibition.
Necessary documents to enter Morocco: passport/identification card. No visa required for visits inferior to 3 months.
How to Travel:
The national airline of Morocco is Royal Air Maroc. A lot of other Airlines arrive at international airports as well. Few examples are Air France (AF), Alitalia (AZ), British Air Lines (BA), KLM (Belgian of KL), Sabena (SN), Lufthansa (LH) and Swissair (MR.). Check your travel agent is your preferred airline makes trips to morocco.
Casablanca (CAS) (Mohammed V) is 30km to the south of the city (35 minutes). The Services of the airport include duty free store, mail, slogan and Office of Change (open 24hrs), restaurants, shops and car rental office (Avis, Hertz and Europcar).There is trains buses and taxis services available on the premises.
Tangier (TNG) (Boukhalef Souahel) is 12km of the city (20 minutes).
The main ports are Tangier, Casablanca and Ceuta. Lines that serve these ports are Transtour, Trasmediterranea Company, Limadet, the Soft Line (of Spain and Gibraltar), Polish Lines of the Ocean and Nautilus (of Spain and the U.S.A. and Comanav. There are cheap and regular automobile - and connections between Spain, Tanger and the Spanish enclave in the North Moroccan coast. The routes are of Algeciras to Ceuta (Sebta); Algeciras to Tanger; It quarrels to Tanger; Gibraltar to Tanger; Almeria to Melilla and Malaga to Melilla).
They remain suspended between Morocco and Algeria.
Royal Air Maroc operates regular services of the airport of Casablanca to Agadir, To Al Hoceima, Dakhla, Fès, Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Oujda, Rabat, Tanger and Tetouan. There are special prices for minors, there are also new local airlines that operates, we will keep you posted on their services as soon as we collect information about their routes.
The Moroccan railway system is normal and, although limited, tells on first class cheap prices. The railway tariffs are between cheapest of the world, although a supplement in the trains with conditioned air must be paid. They count on car-bed and restaurant. The network runs of Oujda in the northeast to Casablanca in the Eastern coast, Tanger in the North coast and Marrakech in the interior. Main lines: Marrakech-Casablanca-Rabat-Meknes- Fès-Oujda; (b) Marrakech-Casablanca-Rabat; (c) Marrakech-Casablanca-Meknes-Fès and Casablanca-Rabat-Tangier. The most useful route is of Fès to Rabat and Casablanca, with five daily and two trains at night. There are also two daily trains and a train at night (without car-bed) of Casablanca to Marrakech. Cheap tariffs: Smaller children of 4 years do not pay and the 4-10 children can travel by average ticket. Discount of 30% for groups of ten and more. First and Second class can be reserved beforehand.
The Moroccan main highways, particularly those of the north and the northwest of the country, are in good condition throughout the year. Around the south of Mountains of the Atlas, the trip becomes a bit more difficult.
The main centers are connected by a wide variety of bus services. The two main good companies are CTM (covering the whole country) and SATAS (between Casablanca, Agadir and the south of Agadir).
In major big Cities. People who cannot wait for buses they use big taxis that can travel outside of the town , they are mostly old Mercedes cars painted a white or an off white to beige color. They are used for trips between cities, prices must be agreed upon beforehand.
Avis and Hertz can give automobiles in Gibraltar or Tanger, Agadir Rabat or Casablanca. The price is generally expensive. There are several private car rental companies as well.
There is bus in the big cities. The urban taxis are abundant and have acceptable tariffs. The taxi drivers wait for a gratuity of 10%.
Typical of "an intermediate" country: food industry is well controlled about the hygiene laws and sanitation; drinking bottled water outside the cities is safer for visitors with sensitive digestive system. Milk must be boiled and also fruits and veggies should always be washed before anything.
Private health clinics in principle are better than public hospitals.
Taken care of health:
There are good medical Services in all the main cities, even pharmacies take turn on staying open all night long. Usually the local news papers will advertise which of the pharmacies and the address will stay open. Public hospitals provide free emergency services.
NOCTURNAL LIFE: Morocco night clubs, lounges, piano bars, restaurants, and other fun places. There are modern nightclubs in all the cities. There are casinos in Marrakech and Mohammedia. The traditional Moroccan celebrations can be seen in each town.
Swimming: there are Beaches all over along the Atlantic Ocean or the Mediterranean Sea. Mohammedia, Agadir, el Jadida, Oualidia, Safi and Essaouira are some of the towns with better beaches. The Mediterranean coast is being developed now and to begin to offer resources for swimming and diving.
Fishing: permission and authorization is needed, and is emitted by the Section of Waters and Forests or by the local clubs. Also trips for fishing in the sea can be organized.
Hunting: The area of Arboaua offers wild, perdiz wild boar, the hare, wild duck and quail during the station open from October to March. The hunting permissions are obtained in the National Tourist Office.
Golf: There are clubs in Rabat, El jadida, Tánger,Casablanca, Agadir and Marrakech.
WINTER SPORTS: Ifrane in the Middle Atlas and Oukaimeden in the High Atlas offer tracks prepared of sky. Mont Tidiquin in the district of Ketama and Djebel Seine fishing Volane in the Middle atlas is also stations of sky although with limited resources.
Horse back riding: there are clubs of horse back riding in Casablanca, Rabat, Marrakech, Agadir , El jadida and Fès.
Moroccans speak many languages along with Arabic such French, Spanich (often, North), and English (new generation)
As for how to get there, I am from Kuwait and I travel to Morocco often since we have a bunch of lands there! I prefer to go via dubai as it is the most comfortable flight!Source(s): I am from kuwait and visit Morocco often!
- Anonymous4 years ago
Marrakesh is really a city that sums up all Morocco's exotic North African charm, view it with hotelbye . The city's name presented the basis for the name of the country itself, punctuation out that town's value down the ages. Within the bustle of the town core you will discover old and new clashing and blending, which could produce some tourists very nearly dizzy. Snake charmers and clean shop touts both contend for the attention amid a loud, vivid bustle that encapsulates Morocco's lively soul. For many visitors, Marrakesh's labyrinth Medina (Old City) district could be the town's celebrity attraction. The thin alleyways certainly are a kaleidoscope of colors, smells and sounds. Is bound to be the sightseeing highlight of your trip; as well as the simply wandering is supposed to busy maze.
- 1 decade ago
Unfortunately no visa on arrival. You will need to go to the Moroccan consulate in Kuwait and obtain a visa beforehand...
For cheap flights, try Turkish and Emirates airlines...
- nomadicLv 51 decade ago
You must get your visa from the consulate first. Check Travelocity.com for flights.
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- 1 decade ago
Check out this website i came across:
It will provide you with all the information related to travel like city map, city guide, hotel/ flight reservation, restaurants, hotspots, entertainment parks, car hire. To add to it you can get youself a travel insurance.
I hope you find this helpful
- Dr DeeLv 71 decade ago
on a plane