12 days in Morocco Itinerary

12 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Fes
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Ouarzazate
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Skoura Ahl El Oust
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Oualidia
— 1 night
Drive
5
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Fly

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Fes

— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Medina of Fez. Coin Berbere and Palais Dar Pacha Tazi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arab Baths and Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Glaoui Palace, see the interesting displays at Musee des armes, and have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library.

Before you visit Fes, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

London, UK to Fes is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London in January, you will find days in Fes are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Ouarzazate

— 2 nights

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick your exploration up a notch at Marruecos Mapa Tours, take an in-depth tour of The Old Synagogue, then browse the exhibits of Centre Al Anouar, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ouarzazate day trip planning site.

Getting from Fes to Ouarzazate by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Fes in January, expect little chillier with lows of 1°C in Ouarzazate. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Skoura Ahl El Oust.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

Skoura Ahl El Oust

— 2 nights
To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Skoura Ahl El Oust trip maker website.

Getting from Ouarzazate to Skoura Ahl El Oust by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In January, daytime highs in Skoura Ahl El Oust are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Oualidia.

Things to do in Skoura Ahl El Oust

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Oualidia

— 1 night
To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Oualidia journey maker site.

You can drive from Skoura Ahl El Oust to Oualidia in 7.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Oualidia

Beaches · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Marrakech

— 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes High Atlas Mountains. Do some cultural sightseeing at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Koutoubia Mosque. Step off the beaten path and head to Balloon Rides and Medersa Ben Youssef. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, take in nature's colorful creations at Menara Gardens and Pavilion, walk around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, and don't miss a visit to Marrakech Ramparts.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech vacation planner.

You can drive from Oualidia to Marrakech in 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Marrakech can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Morocco travel guide

4.2
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.