10 days in Morocco Itinerary

10 days in Morocco Itinerary

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10 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive + Fly:  15 h
1
Casablanca
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Denver

2
nights
Casablanca

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Step out of Casablanca to go to Rabat and see Kasbah des Oudaias, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, look for gifts at Mooi, and steep yourself in history at Synagogue Beth-El.

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Denver, USA to Casablanca is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Western European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. When traveling from Denver in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Casablanca, with highs around 78°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

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Kasbah des Oudaias
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias

2
nights
Essaouira

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
On the 5th (Mon), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, then see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, and then stop by Cooperative de bijoux Mogador Dag Souiri.

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Traveling by flight from Casablanca to Essaouira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October in Essaouira, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

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Horseback Riding Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
Marrakech

Marrakech ©
You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef.

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You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Essaouira in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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