18 days in Morocco & Souss-Massa Itinerary

18 days in Morocco & Souss-Massa Itinerary

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Drive
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 5 nights
Fly to Zagora, Taxi to M'Hamid
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M'Hamid
— 1 night
Taxi to Zagora, Fly to Ouarzazate
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Ouarzazate
— 2 nights
Fly
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Fes
— 3 nights
Fly to Al Massira Airport, Drive to Tiznit
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Tiznit
— 2 nights
Drive
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Agadir
— 2 nights

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Essaouira

Wind City of Africa

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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Horseback Riding Tours will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, and tee off at Mogador Golf Academy.

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Agadir to Essaouira is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Essaouira can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

5
nights
Marrakech

Red City

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.
Spend the 29th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: slough off your stress at Turkish baths, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Marrakech day trip planning tool.

Getting from Essaouira to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in October, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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M'Hamid

Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire nature's extreme beauty at Atmospher Erg Chigaga.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our M'Hamid vacation builder website.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Marrakech to M'Hamid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

2
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Ouarzazate

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
On the 3rd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Oasis Fint and then whizz through the canopy at Marruecos Mapa Tours.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ouarzazate vacation tool.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from M'Hamid to Ouarzazate in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In November, daytime highs in Ouarzazate are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

3
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Fes

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Spend the 6th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere, admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, soak away your stress at local Arab baths, and take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fes online route maker.

Getting from Ouarzazate to Fes by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in Fes are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tiznit.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

2
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Tiznit

Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): see Off-Road Tours and then relax and rejuvenate at Le Jardin D'Orient - Hammam & Health Spa. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of National Park of Souss Massa.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tiznit trip itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fes to Tiznit. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Agadir.

Things to do in Tiznit

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

2
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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.
On the 10th (Tue), stroll through Plage d'Agadir. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at Mellow Massage Tamraght, stroll through Plage Imi Ouaddar, and then look for gifts at L'Echappee Belle Etape Berbere.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Agadir online route builder.

You can drive from Tiznit to Agadir in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Agadir

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Baths

Side Trip

Morocco travel guide

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Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.

Souss-Massa travel guide

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Landmarks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Tourism is Souss-Massa-Draa Region's economic backbone, with two main branches--seaside tourism centered on the resort city of Agadir, and cultural and ecological tourism usually associated with smaller towns such as Zagora, Tiznit, Ouarzazate, and Taroudant. Most travelers begin their Souss-Massa-Draa Region vacation in Agadir, which offers good beaches and exquisite coastal amenities. On desert safaris, travelers get to explore barren scenery and examine the night sky free of light pollution. Other popular things to do in Souss-Massa-Draa Region include visiting ancient fortresses, major religious institutions, well-preserved Portuguese colonial structures, and bustling traditional markets.