14 days in Morocco Itinerary

14 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco holiday maker

Make it your trip
Fly to Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport, Drive to Chefchaouen
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Fes
— 2 nights
Fly to Errachidia, Bus to Merzouga
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Merzouga
— 1 night
Drive
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Ouarzazate
— 2 nights
Fly to Marrakech, Shuttle to Essaouira
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Essaouira
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 3 nights
Fly

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Chefchaouen

— 1 night
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 17th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen route site.

Newark, USA to Chefchaouen is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Chefchaouen. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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.
On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine and then explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Medina of Fez and then take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Fes trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Fes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 99°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Merzouga.

Things to do in Fes

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Merzouga

— 1 night
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Merzouga trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Fes to Merzouga in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your trip

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 21st (Sat): find something for the whole family at CLA Studios and then take in panoramic vistas at Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ouarzazate trip planner.

You can drive from Merzouga to Ouarzazate in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Ouarzazate are 100°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Essaouira

— 4 nights

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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Cooperative Mogador Dag Souiri and Galerie la Kasbah. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, trot along with a tour on horseback, make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, and explore by horseback at Cheval Essaouira.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Essaouira holiday tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Ouarzazate to Essaouira takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ouarzazate in August; daily highs in Essaouira reach 83°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Shopping

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Dar Moulay Ali, Maison de la France a Marrakech. Visit Koutoubia Mosque and Medersa Ben Youssef for their historical value. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Jemaa el-Fna, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, examine the collection at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, and stop by Dar AL Baraka.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech day trip app.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Marrakech: highs are around 100°F and lows about 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

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.