13 days in Morocco Itinerary

13 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco journey planner

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Fly to Casablanca, Shuttle to Essaouira
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 4 nights
Fly
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Fes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Rabat
— 3 nights
Fly

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Essaouira

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see Off-Road Tours, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then stop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Bordj El Berod, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Essaouira trip planning site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Essaouira is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. Traveling from Riyadh to Essaouira, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in July: high temperatures in Essaouira hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:

Marrakech

— 4 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.
Spend the 6th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Menara Gardens and Pavilion, slough off your stress at Turkish baths, and admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Marrakech itinerary builder app.

Getting from Essaouira to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Essaouira in July, with highs in Marrakech at 44°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 8:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Maison Berbere, explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, then admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Fes road trip site.

You can fly from Marrakech to Fes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Fes are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:

Chefchaouen

— 1 night
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 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Spanish Mosque and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Rabat

— 3 nights
On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: soak in some Japanese tradition at Traditional Thai Massage, stop by Alchimies, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Tower, and finally explore the ancient world of Chellah.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rabat online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Rabat takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Rabat, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 25°C at night. You will leave for home on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Classes · Tours · Baths
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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.