15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

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15 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Marrakech
1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
El Jadida
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rabat
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
5
Tangier
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Tetouan
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
7
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 30​min
8
Fes
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  7​h 30​min
9
Ouarzazate
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Ait Ben Haddou
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
11
Marrakech
— 1 night
End: Marrakech

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ourika Valley, Max & Jan, Jemaa el-Fnaa, and other attractions. Do some cultural sightseeing at Berber Ecomuseum and Palacio da Bahia. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Mount Toubkal. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Medina of Marrakesh, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, walk around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, and admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef.

For more things to do and other tourist information, read our Marrakech trip planning app .

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airport is Menara Airport. In August, daytime highs in Marrakech are 44°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ourika Valley, Mount Toubkal
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

2
nights
Essaouira

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.
To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Essaouira trip planner.

Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Marrakech, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Essaouira, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to El Jadida.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Plage de Sidi Kaouki
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Sidi Kaouki ©
Plage de Sidi Kaouki
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Walking tours

few
hours
El Jadida

El Jadida ©
Resting on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, El Jadida seamlessly blends Moroccan and European cultural influences and remains a remarkable example of how Portuguese colonists integrated Renaissance ideals into their construction technology.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Kasbah Boulaouane.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read El Jadida online route maker .

Traveling by car from Essaouira to El Jadida takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Essaouira in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in El Jadida: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rabat.

Things to do in El Jadida

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kasbah Boulaouane ©
Kasbah Boulaouane

2
nights
Rabat

Rabat ©
On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
You've now added Mausoleum of Mohammad V to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre and then make a trip to Medina of Rabat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, then stroll through Plage Lalla Meriem, and finally contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rabat journey builder tool .

Traveling by car from El Jadida to Rabat takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from El Jadida in September, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Rabat: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Plage Lalla Meriem
Highlights from your plan
Plage Lalla Meriem ©
Plage Lalla Meriem
Chellah ©
Chellah
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias

1
night
Tangier

Tangier ©
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hercules Cave.

Start your trip to Tangier by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Rabat to Tangier in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rabat in September: highs in Tangier hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tetouan.

Things to do in Tangier

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Petit Socco ©
Petit Socco
Tangier Casbah ©
Tangier Casbah
Hercules Cave ©
Hercules Cave

1
night
Tetouan

Tetouan ©
Tétouan is a city in northern Morocco. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Medina of Tetouan.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tetouan trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Tangier to Tetouan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tetouan

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee Archelogique de Tetouan ©
Musee Archelogique de Tetouan
Medina of Tetouan ©
Medina of Tetouan
Dar El Oddi ©
Dar El Oddi

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 7th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Ras El Maa Waterfall, then don't miss a visit to Spanish Mosque, and then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read Chefchaouen travel route planning app .

You can take a bus from Tetouan to Chefchaouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cascades d'Akchour ©
Cascades d'Akchour
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque
Ras El Maa Waterfall ©
Ras El Maa Waterfall

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jardin Jnan Sbil, Bou Inania Medersa, Bab Boujloud, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Jnan Sbil and then admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fes trip itinerary site .

Traveling by bus from Chefchaouen to Fes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Fes

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Lake Dait Aoua
Highlights from your plan
Glaoui Palace ©
Glaoui Palace
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine
Lake Dait Aoua ©
Lake Dait Aoua

1
night
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©
Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
You've now added Moroccan Sahara to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Atlas Film Studio, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate, and then take in the awesome beauty at Jebel Sahro.

Plan trip to Ouarzazate with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Fes to Ouarzazate takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Ouarzazate can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Moroccan Sahara ©
Moroccan Sahara
Atlas Film Studio ©
Atlas Film Studio
Jebel Sahro
Jebel Sahro

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ait Ben Haddou itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Ouarzazate to Ait Ben Haddou in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

1
night
Marrakech

Marrakech
To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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