18 days in Morocco Itinerary

18 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Fly
1
Casablanca
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
3
Fes
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Ouarzazate
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Marrakech
— 5 nights
Drive
6
Essaouira
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Casablanca, Fly to Riyadh

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Casablanca

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
On the 2nd (Wed), make a trip to Mahkama du Pacha, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then stop by Jerraflore. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Casablanca day trip planning app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Casablanca is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Riyadh in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Casablanca. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

1
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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 4th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then look for gifts at Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen trip maker site.

Getting from Casablanca to Chefchaouen by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping

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 5th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, browse for treasures at La Petite Maison Berbere, take a stroll through Medina of Fez, and get your bearings at Medina Children's Library.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Fes trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Chefchaouen to Fes by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Fes can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

2
nights
Ouarzazate

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Fikra Travel and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Moroccan Sahara.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ouarzazate online vacation maker.

You can fly from Fes to Ouarzazate in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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 11th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at Medersa Ben Youssef, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, and admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Ouarzazate to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ouarzazate in December since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

4
nights
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.
Essaouira is known for adventure, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, explore by horseback at Cheval Essaouira, and tee off at Mogador Golf Academy.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Essaouira day trip tool.

You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Marrakech in December since evenings lows in Essaouira dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure

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.