12 days in Morocco Itinerary

12 days in Morocco Itinerary

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12 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Marrakech
1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Merzouga
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Midelt
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Fes
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
6
Casablanca
— 2 nights
End: Casablanca

3
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 19th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, then admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, and finally stop by Le renard de Marrakech. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, then take in nature's colorful creations at Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and finally see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip maker tool .

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major airport is Menara Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

1
night
Boumalne Dades

Boumalne Dades ©
To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boumalne Dades journey site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Marrakech to Boumalne Dades takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Boumalne Dades, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Roses Valley
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Gorges du Dades ©
Gorges du Dades

2
nights
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Erg Chebbi Dunes and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Merzouga itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga takes 4.5 hours. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Midelt.

Things to do in Merzouga

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Erg Chebbi Dunes, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes

1
night
Midelt

Midelt
Midelt is a town in central Morocco, in the high plains between the Middle Atlas and High Atlas mountain ranges. To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Midelt online travel route planner .

Getting from Merzouga to Midelt by car takes about 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Fes.

Things to do in Midelt

Tours Shopping

2
nights
Fes

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 25th (Fri), admire the striking features of Bab Boujloud, examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, then hunt for treasures at La Petite Maison Berbere, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Jnan Sbil and then soak away your stress at local Arab baths.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fes trip site .

You can drive from Midelt to Fes in 3.5 hours. In October in Fes, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Fes

Baths Spas Parks
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Arab Baths
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Jardin Jnan Sbil ©
Jardin Jnan Sbil

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.
On the 20th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Old Medina of Casablanca and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Fes to Casablanca in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Fes, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Casablanca, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Quartier Habous ©
Quartier Habous
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque

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