10 days in Morocco Itinerary

10 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Start: Houston
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Casablanca
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Houston

1
night
Casablanca

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Place Mohammed V, don't miss a visit to Old Medina of Casablanca, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and finally cruise along The Corniche. On your second day here, wander the streets of Quartier Habous, thenstop by La galerie de l'aimance, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Morocco Mall.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Casablanca day trip app.

Houston, USA to Casablanca is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Houston to Casablanca. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Houston in September; daily highs in Casablanca reach 79°F and lows reach 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

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The Corniche ©
The Corniche
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Quartier Habous ©
Quartier Habous

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. On the next day, take a leisurely stroll along Port de PĂȘche d'Essaouira, thenwander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, and then stroll through Essaouira Beach.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the Essaouira road trip website.

Traveling by car from Casablanca to Essaouira takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Essaouira can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Essaouira Ramparts ©
Essaouira Ramparts

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh, and get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Marrakech road trip website.

Getting from Essaouira to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Essaouira in September: highs in Marrakech hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (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
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

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