9 days in Morocco Itinerary

9 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Marrakech
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Ouzoud
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
4
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Merzouga
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Train:  9 h 45 min
End: London

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at Musee Tiskiwin. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Boucharouite Museum, examine the collection at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, then stroll around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, then explore the galleries of Berber Ecomuseum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Secret.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip itinerary app.

London, UK to Marrakech is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from London in November, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

High Atlas Mountains, Climbing Tours
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Berber Ecomuseum ©
Berber Ecomuseum
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech
Musee Tiskiwin ©
Musee Tiskiwin

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then examine the collection at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Museum, and finally explore the galleries of GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD. On the next day, stroll through Essaouira Beach, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, then see the interesting displays at Cooperative feminie TILILA d'huile d'argane, and finally explore the galleries of Galerie La Rochelle.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Essaouira travel route builder tool.

Getting from Marrakech to Essaouira by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. In November in Essaouira, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ouzoud.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Horseback Riding Tours
Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Museum ©
Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah Museum
Walking tours

1
night
Ouzoud

Ouzoud ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Cascades d'Ouzoud.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Ouzoud trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Essaouira to Ouzoud in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Ouzoud

Nature Parks
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Cascades d'Ouzoud ©
Cascades d'Ouzoud

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 14th (Thu): appreciate the views at Ounila Valley and then steep yourself in history at Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ait Ben Haddou itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Ouzoud to Ait Ben Haddou takes 5 hours. In November in Ait Ben Haddou, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Boumalne Dades.

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
Boumalne Dades

Boumalne Dades ©
Boumalne Dades is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Roses Valley and then explore the stunning scenery at Dades Gorges.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Boumalne Dades tour itinerary site.

Getting from Ait Ben Haddou to Boumalne Dades by car takes about 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Roses Valley
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Dades Gorges ©
Dades Gorges

1
night
Merzouga

Merzouga ©
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
On the 16th (Sat), explore the galleries of Galerie Laoun and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Merzouga Desert.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Merzouga trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Merzouga

Nature Parks Shopping
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Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert

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