12 days in Morocco Itinerary

12 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Marrakech
— 2 nights
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
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Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
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Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
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Merzouga
— 2 nights
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Fes
— 1 night
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Chefchaouen
— 2 nights

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Marrakech

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Balloon Rides and Le renard de Marrakech. Popular historic sites such as Koutoubia Mosque and Menara Gardens and Pavilion are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the masterpieces at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, admire the landmark architecture of Saadian Tombs, and deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Marrakech is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tallinn to Marrakech. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Tallinn in April: high temperatures in Marrakech hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Balloon Rides
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, and then take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Essaouira using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Marrakech in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Essaouira: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wildlife
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

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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.
On the 7th (Wed), appreciate the views at Ounila Valley and then steep yourself in history at Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ait Ben Haddou driving holiday site.

Getting from Essaouira to Ait Ben Haddou by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Essaouira in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ait Ben Haddou, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley

1
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Boumalne Dades

Boumalne Dades ©
Boumalne Dades is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Dades Gorges.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boumalne Dades road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ait Ben Haddou to Boumalne Dades takes 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Boumalne Dades are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Merzouga.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Nature · Parks
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Dades Gorges ©
Dades Gorges

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Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): head outdoors with Thundra Adventure and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musee Nomade and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Merzouga Desert.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Merzouga trip planner.

Traveling by car from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert
Thundra Adventure ©
Thundra Adventure

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Fes visit planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Merzouga to Fes in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In April in Fes, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Chefchaouen

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then stop by Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chefchaouen trip planning tool.

Getting from Fes to Chefchaouen by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete ©
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete

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