12 days in Morocco Itinerary

12 days in Morocco Itinerary

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12 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Casablanca
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  3​h
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Marrakech
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
4
Fes
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Tangier
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Dammam

1
day
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 11th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Parc de L'Hermitage, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue Beth-El, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and finally see the interesting displays at Dar Al Ala.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Casablanca itinerary builder .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Casablanca is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Dammam to Casablanca, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dammam in October, you will find days in Casablanca are much colder (30°C), and nights are a bit cooler (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Dar Al Ala ©
Dar Al Ala
Synagogue Beth-El ©
Synagogue Beth-El

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 12th (Sat): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then view the masterpieces at Galerie la Kasbah, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galerie l'Arbre bleu.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Essaouira online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Casablanca to Essaouira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Essaouira sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Horseback Riding Tours
Walking tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira

4
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Marrakech Museum and Women's Museum - Marrakech. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and High Atlas Mountains. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa, steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, and admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech road trip planning site .

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Essaouira, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

2
nights
Fes

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, then have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, and finally view the masterpieces at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bou Inania Medersa, then view the masterpieces at Azilal Gallery, and then wander the streets of Medina of Fez.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Fes day trip planner .

Fly from Marrakech to Fes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Bou Inania Medersa
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Climbing Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): Head underground at Hercules Cave, take in the exciting artwork at Bleu de Fes, and then admire the masterpieces at Fondation Lorin.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Tangier day trip site .

Getting from Fes to Tangier by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Fes in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Tangier: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tangier

Museums Shopping Nature
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Bleu de Fes ©
Bleu de Fes
Hercules Cave ©
Hercules Cave
Fondation Lorin ©
Fondation Lorin

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