11 days in Morocco Itinerary

11 days in Morocco Itinerary

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11 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Lahore
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Casablanca
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Marrakech
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Tangier
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Lahore

2
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hassan II Mosque and Quartier Habous. Get some historical perspective at Kasbah des Oudaias and Hassan Tower. Go for a jaunt from Casablanca to Rabat to see Russian Orthodox Church about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at Ain Diab, buy something for everyone on your list at Morocco Mall, and look for gifts at Mooi.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Casablanca trip itinerary maker website.

Lahore, Pakistan to Casablanca is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Time (PKT) to Western European Time (WET), which is usually a -5 hour difference. While traveling from Lahore, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Casablanca, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Essaouira.

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Rabat
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Hassan Tower ©
Hassan Tower

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 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaim Pinto Synagogue, see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, then take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, and finally kick back and relax at Essaouira Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): trot along with a tour on horseback and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Essaouira trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Casablanca to Essaouira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Marrakech.

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira

2
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.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, and finally examine the collection at Marrakech Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip planner.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Essaouira in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tangier.

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Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
El Badi Palace ©
El Badi Palace

2
nights
Tangier

Tangier ©
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Get a sense of the local culture at American Legation and Medina of Tetouan. Do your shopping at Galerie Conil and Silver Jewelry Bazar. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Medina of Tangier, contemplate the long history of Tangier Casbah, Head underground at Hercules Cave, and don't miss a visit to Musee de la Kasbah.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tangier trip maker tool.

Fly from Marrakech to Tangier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Marrakech, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Tangier, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

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Medina of Tetouan
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Tangier Casbah ©
Tangier Casbah
American Legation ©
American Legation
Medina of Tangier ©
Medina of Tangier

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