15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Casablanca
— 2 nights
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
3
Marrakech
— 3 nights
4
Ouarzazate
— 2 nights
5
Merzouga
— 1 night
6
Fes
— 2 nights
7
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
On the 2nd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth-El, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and then stroll through Ain Diab. On your second day here, take a stroll through Quartier Habous and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Casablanca trip builder app.

Durham, UK to Casablanca is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Durham in January; daily highs in Casablanca reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Temple Beth-El ©
Temple Beth-El

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, thencontemplate the long history of Medina of Essaouira, and then explore the galleries of Galerie La Rochelle. On the next day, examine the collection at Cooperative feminie TILILA d'huile d'argane, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then kick back and relax at Essaouira Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Essaouira online travel route planner.

You can drive from Casablanca to Essaouira in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Wildlife Beaches
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Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Essaouira Beach ©
Essaouira Beach

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.
Get some cultural insight at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Musee de Marrakech - Fondation Omar Benjelloun. Step off the beaten path and head to Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech and Medersa Ben Youssef. And it doesn't end there: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, stop by Les Freres Artisanat de Cuir, relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths, and take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Secret.

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Drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect little chillier evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Essaouira in January, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Spas
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Balloon Rides
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech
Arab Baths

2
nights
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©
Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
On the 9th (Sun), find something for the whole family at CLA Studios, thencontemplate the long history of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, and then admire the striking features of Taourirt Kasbah. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of The Old Synagogue and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ouarzazate trip planner.

You can fly from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ouarzazate, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Highlights from your plan
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Old Synagogue ©
The Old Synagogue

1
night
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
On the 11th (Tue), explore the galleries of Galerie Laoun and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Merzouga trip builder.

You can drive from Ouarzazate to Merzouga in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Jnan Sbil and then visit Medina of Fez. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Riad Belghazi, thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Maison Berbere, and finally stop by Medin'Art.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Fes trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Merzouga to Fes in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In January in Fes, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Musee Riad Belghazi ©
Musee Riad Belghazi

2
nights
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 14th (Fri): look for gifts at La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chefchaouen online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Ras El Maa Waterfall ©
Ras El Maa Waterfall
La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin ©
La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin

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