16 days in Morocco Itinerary

16 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo
Bus + Fly:  16 h
1
Tangier
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h 30 min
3
Fes
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Merzouga
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
5
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Sao Paulo

2
nights
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 Asilah Medina. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and American Legation. Get some historical perspective at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier and Gran Mezquita de Tanger. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Traditional Art Gallery, make a trip to Moise Nahon Synagogue, take a stroll through Medina of Tangier, and view the masterpieces at Galerie Conil.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tangier sightseeing planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Tangier is an approximately 16- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Tangier. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in June: high temperatures in Tangier hover around 31°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Neighborhoods Tours Museums

Side Trip

Asilah Medina
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Asilah Medina ©
Asilah Medina
Medina of Tangier ©
Medina of Tangier
Traditional Art Gallery ©
Traditional Art Gallery

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.
On the 10th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Mosque and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chefchaouen trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Tangier to Chefchaouen takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Coin Berbere and Azilal Gallery. Head to Mosaic & Potery Cooperative and Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinatfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Fes to go to Meknes and see Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Medina of Fez, relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths, and examine the collection at Musee Riad Belghazi.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fes trip planner.

Take a bus from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Fes, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Fes

Baths Spas Museums

Side Trip

Moulay Idriss Zerhoun
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Arab Baths
Coin Berbere ©
Coin Berbere

2
nights
Merzouga

Merzouga ©
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Get some cultural insight at Art Sahara and Ksar Oulad Abdelhalim. Appreciate the collections at Galerie Laoun and Macro Fossiles Kasbah. Take a break from Merzouga with a short trip to Maison Tafilalet in Rissani, about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Musee Nomade, and contemplate the long history of The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Merzouga trip maker.

You can drive from Fes to Merzouga in 7.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Merzouga

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Rissani, Erfoud, Musee Nomade
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Macro Fossiles Kasbah ©
Macro Fossiles Kasbah
The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif ©
The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif
Musee Nomade ©
Musee Nomade

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 17th (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley and then contemplate the long history of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ait Ben Haddou online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Merzouga to Ait Ben Haddou takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

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

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Ensemble Artisanal. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech and Palacio da Bahia. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, walk around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Marrakech trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Arab Baths
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna

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