12 days in Morocco Itinerary

12 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Fly to Casablanca, Shuttle to Essaouira
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 4 nights
Fly
3
Fes
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
5
Casablanca
— 2 nights
Fly

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Essaouira

Wind City of Africa

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 21st (Thu), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then contemplate the long history of Chaim Pinto Synagogue, and finally see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Outdoor Activities, visit Medina of Essaouira, and then look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Essaouira sightseeing planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Essaouira is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. Traveling from Riyadh to Essaouira, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in January, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Essaouira. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

4
nights
Marrakech

Red City

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.
Spend the 24th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, don't miss a visit to Koubba Almoravid, explore and take pictures at Jemaa el-Fna, and contemplate the long history of Koutoubia Mosque.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Essaouira in January, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

2
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Fes

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
On the 27th (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at La Petite Maison Berbere, then admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere, then admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, and finally have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Fes trip planner.

Fly from Marrakech to Fes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. January in Fes sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

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Chefchaouen

Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
On the 29th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then stop by Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping

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.
On the 30th (Sat), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Casablanca road trip app.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Casablanca takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Morocco travel guide

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Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.