10 days in Morocco Itinerary

10 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Tangier
— 1 day
Drive
2
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Fes
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Merzouga
— 1 night
Drive
5
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
Drive
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Marrakech
— 2 nights
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Tangier

— 1 day
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
On the 30th (Tue), Head underground at Hercules Cave and then make a trip to Musee de la Kasbah.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tangier trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Tangier is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Tangier. Traveling from Amsterdam in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Tangier: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks · Nature
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Chefchaouen

— 2 nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen attractions planner.

Drive from Tangier to Chefchaouen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Museums
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Fes

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine and then admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Fes online visit planner.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Fes, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Merzouga.

Things to do in Fes

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Merzouga

— 1 night
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Merzouga vacation maker website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Fes to Merzouga in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Merzouga

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Ait Ben Haddou

— 1 night
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 7th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley and then enjoy breathtaking views from Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ait Ben Haddou visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Merzouga to Ait Ben Haddou takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daytime highs in Ait Ben Haddou are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Marrakech

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, then contemplate the long history of Koutoubia Mosque, and then hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, and then see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum.

Plan trip to Marrakech with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Ait Ben Haddou in December, Marrakech is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

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Morocco travel guide

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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.