22 days in Morocco Itinerary

22 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Fly
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Marrakech
— 6 nights
Drive
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Essaouira
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
Drive
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Merzouga
— 3 nights
Bus to Errachidia, Fly to Fes
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Fes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ensemble Artisanal and Arab Baths. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Koutoubia Mosque. On the 12th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, walk around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, and stop by Tanneries.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Marrakech day trip planning tool.

Nairobi, Kenya to Marrakech is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Marrakech is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Nairobi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Marrakech, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

6
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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.
Medina of Essaouira and Galerie La Rochelle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Galerie la Kasbah and GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Essaouira Fish Market, don't miss a visit to Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, play a few rounds at Mogador Golf Academy, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Essaouira trip maker app.

Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Essaouira are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
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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 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ait Ben Haddou trip planner.

Getting from Essaouira to Ait Ben Haddou by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Essaouira in November, Ait Ben Haddou is little chillier at night with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Merzouga.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

3
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Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Fossil Gallery. Head to Rissani Market and Galerie Laounfor some retail therapy. Step out of Merzouga to go to Erfoud and see Art Sahara, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Merzouga tour site.

Traveling by car from Ait Ben Haddou to Merzouga takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Shopping · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

2
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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.
On the 27th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, then visit Medina of Fez, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Fes day trip app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Merzouga to Fes in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. November in Fes sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen road trip planning tool.

Drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

2
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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 30th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Museum of Moroccan Judaism, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then take a stroll through Quartier Habous.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Casablanca online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Casablanca in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, daytime highs in Casablanca are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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.