16 days in Morocco Itinerary

16 days in Morocco Itinerary

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16 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Agadir
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Essaouira
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Oualidia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Fes
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Riga

4
nights
Marrakech

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 outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Balloon Rides. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Medersa Ben Youssef. There's lots more to do: soak away your stress at local Arab baths, walk around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, examine the collection at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle.

To find maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech journey planner.

Riga, Latvia to Marrakech is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Western European Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Riga in March, expect nights in Marrakech to be a bit warmer, around 11°C, while days are much hotter, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Balloon Rides
Arab Baths

1
night
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 28th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley and then steep yourself in history at Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ait Ben Haddou tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daytime highs in Ait Ben Haddou are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Agadir.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

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Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

3
nights
Agadir

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Plage d'Imsouane and Crocoparc. Discover out-of-the-way places like Plage d'Agadir and Plage Imi Ouaddar. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Seafront Promenade, admire the striking features of Caserne de Pompiers Agadir, look for gifts at L'Echappee Belle Etape Berbere, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Agadir day trip planning website .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

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Plage Imi Ouaddar, Plage d'Imsouane
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Plage d'Imsouane ©
Plage d'Imsouane
Crocoparc ©
Crocoparc
Plage d'Agadir ©
Plage d'Agadir

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. Get some cultural insight at Medina of Essaouira and Synagogue Slat Lkahal. There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, do a tasting at Le Val d'Argan, take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Essaouira Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Essaouira trip planner.

Traveling by car from Agadir to Essaouira takes 3 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Oualidia.

Things to do in Essaouira

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Side Trip

Le Val d'Argan
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira

1
night
Oualidia

Oualidia
Oualidia is a coastal village in Morocco situated between El Jadida and Safi. On the 4th (Sat), stroll through Lagoon of Oualidia.

To see reviews, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read our Oualidia online travel route planner .

Drive from Essaouira to Oualidia in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Oualidia

Outdoors Parks Nature

3
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 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine and then wander the streets of Medina of Fez. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, then take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fes trip itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Oualidia to Fes. April in Fes sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

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