16 days in Morocco Itinerary

16 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
2
Essaouira
— 3 nights
3
Sidi Ifni
— 1 night
4
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
5
Errachidia
— 1 night
6
Rabat
— 3 nights
7
Fes
— 1 night

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Berber Ecomuseum. Get some historical perspective at Koutoubia Mosque and Medina of Marrakesh. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the masterpieces at Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech travel planning tool.

Bengaluru, India to Marrakech is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bengaluru to Marrakech, you'll gain 5.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bengaluru in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Galerie la Kasbah and Galerie l'Arbre bleu. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Medina of Essaouira and Port de Pêche d'Essaouira. There's lots more to do: trot along with a tour on horseback, stroll through Essaouira Beach, make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Essaouira trip planner.

Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Marrakech in July, expect nights in Essaouira to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sidi Ifni.

Things to do in Essaouira

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

1
night
Sidi Ifni

Sidi Ifni ©
Sidi Ifni is a city located in southwest Morocco, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. On the 2nd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Legzira Beach.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sidi Ifni tour website.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Sidi Ifni takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Sidi Ifni

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Legzira Beach ©
Legzira Beach

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 3rd (Sat): appreciate the views at Ounila Valley and then make a trip to Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ait Ben Haddou trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Sidi Ifni to Ait Ben Haddou in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Ait Ben Haddou sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Errachidia.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

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

1
night
Errachidia

Errachidia ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Mohamed Toulali and then examine the collection at Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Errachidia trip maker site.

Drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Errachidia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Errachidia, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rabat.

Things to do in Errachidia

Museums Historic Sites
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Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna ©
Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chellah and La Villa des Arts. Step off the beaten path and head to Kasbah des Oudaias and Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Hassan Tower, get curious at Musee de Maroc Telecom, see the interesting displays at El Borge, and admire the masterpieces at Espace Expressions CDG.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rabat vacation maker site.

You can fly from Errachidia to Rabat in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Errachidia, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Rabat, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Fes.

Things to do in Rabat

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

El Borge
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La Villa des Arts ©
La Villa des Arts
Chellah ©
Chellah
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stop by Medina of Fez, pick up some new knowledge with Medina Children's Library, thenexamine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, and finally browse the exhibits of Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fes tour planner.

Traveling by car from Rabat to Fes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Rabat in August, plan for warmer days in Fes, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Museums Classes
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine
Medina Children's Library ©
Medina Children's Library

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