16 days in Morocco Itinerary

16 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
2
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
3
Sidi Ifni
— 1 night
4
Essaouira
— 3 nights
5
Rabat
— 2 nights
6
Fes
— 3 nights

3
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 some cultural insight at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech. Explore hidden gems such as Medersa Ben Youssef and Spas. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle.

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Bengaluru, India to Marrakech is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -5.5 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Marrakech, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley and then contemplate the long history of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ait Ben Haddou journey maker.

You can drive from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Marrakech in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ait Ben Haddou, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sidi Ifni.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley

1
night
Sidi Ifni

Sidi Ifni ©
Sidi Ifni is a city located in southwest Morocco, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stroll through Legzira Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sidi Ifni day trip planner.

You can drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Sidi Ifni in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Sidi Ifni

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Legzira Beach ©
Legzira Beach

3
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.
Let the collections at Galerie la Kasbah and Galerie l'Arbre bleu capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Medina of Essaouira and Synagogue Slat Lkahal. There's still lots to do: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Essaouira trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Sidi Ifni to Essaouira takes 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rabat.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Horseback Riding Tours
Essaouira Beach ©
Essaouira Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower, thenstroll the grounds of Chellah, and finally examine the collection at The Currency Museum of the Bank Al-Maghrib. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, admire the masterpieces at La Villa des Arts, thenbrowse the exhibits of Espace Expressions CDG, thensteep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and finally view the masterpieces at Au Grain de Sesame.

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Getting from Essaouira to Rabat by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Traveling from Essaouira in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Rabat. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Rabat

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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La Villa des Arts ©
La Villa des Arts
Chellah ©
Chellah
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat or Maze of Fez. Medina of Fez and Haroune Aqueduct are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Fes to Meknes to see Bou Inania Medersa about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Volubilis, see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, look for gifts at Medin'Art, and relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Fes day trip website.

Traveling by car from Rabat to Fes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Rabat in October, Fes is cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

Spas Historic Sites Baths

Side Trips

Archaeological Site of Volubilis, Haroune Aqueduct, Bou Inania Medersa
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Archaeological Site of Volubilis ©
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Arab Baths

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