12 days in Morocco Itinerary

12 days in Morocco Itinerary

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12 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Nairobi
Fly:  14 h
1
Casablanca
— Few hours
Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
Ait Ben Haddou
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Agadir
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Essaouira
— 4 nights
Drive:  8 h 45 min
5
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h 30 min
6
Fes
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Nairobi

few
hours
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.
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Nairobi, Kenya to Casablanca is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Nairobi to Casablanca. Traveling from Nairobi in January, expect Casablanca to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

2
nights
Ait Ben Haddou

Ait Ben Haddou ©
Seen in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows, the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou takes visitors on a journey back to the 17th century with its impressive South Moroccan architecture, boasting earthen clay dwellings in walled kasbahs.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): make a trip to Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou and then appreciate the views at Ounila Valley.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ait Ben Haddou trip planner.

You can drive from Casablanca to Ait Ben Haddou in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Casablanca in February, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Ait Ben Haddou. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Agadir.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

1
night
Agadir

Completely rebuilt after a catastrophic earthquake in 1961, the coastal city of Agadir rose from the ruins and grew into Morocco's premier beach destination.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): trot along with a tour on horseback and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Agadir trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Ait Ben Haddou to Agadir in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cheval Essaouira and Turkish Baths. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Simon Attias Synagogue, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Le Souk, steep yourself in history at Chaim Pinto Synagogue, and view the masterpieces at Galerie la Kasbah.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Essaouira attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Agadir to Essaouira takes 3 hours. February in Essaouira sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Le Val d'Argan
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Cheval Essaouira ©
Cheval Essaouira
Off-Road Tours

1
night
Chefchaouen

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Ras El Maa Waterfall, make a trip to Spanish Mosque, then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chefchaouen trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Chefchaouen takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque
Ras El Maa Waterfall ©
Ras El Maa Waterfall

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 16th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Royal Stables, then don't miss a visit to Bab El-Khemis Gate, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to La Belle Vue de la Tannerie, steep yourself in history at Glaoui Palace, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Fes trip planner.

Getting from Chefchaouen to Fes by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Meknes
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Photography Tours
Glaoui Palace ©
Glaoui Palace

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