13 days in Morocco Itinerary

13 days in Morocco Itinerary

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

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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 2nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Temple Beth-El, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and then get a dose of the wild on Guide Lahcen.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Casablanca trip itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Casablanca is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Casablanca is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Casablanca. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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 3rd (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, and then look for gifts at Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen road trip planning website.

Getting from Casablanca to Chefchaouen by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping

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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 4th (Fri), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Maison Berbere, browse the exhibits of Coin Berbere, then examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, then expand your horizons at Medina Children's Library, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fes trip maker site.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Fes can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

5
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 9th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marrakech online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Fes to Marrakech in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Marrakech, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then browse the exhibits of Galerie la Kasbah. On your second day here, tee off at Mogador Golf Academy, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then slough off your stress at Turkish baths.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Essaouira online trip planner.

Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Essaouira when traveling from Marrakech in December, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

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.