13 days in Morocco Itinerary

13 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Marrakech
— 4 nights
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
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Ait Ben Haddou
— 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 Medersa Ben Youssef and Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech. Get a sense of the local culture at Koutoubia Mosque and El Badi Palace. Spend the 3rd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, stroll through Menara Gardens and Pavilion, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip itinerary planning tool.

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to Marrakech is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tallinn in April, expect Marrakech to be warmer, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Balloon Rides

2
nights
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 6th (Tue): make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, then contemplate the long history of Chaim Pinto Synagogue, and finally examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Essaouira trip planner.

You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Marrakech in April, plan for slightly colder 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 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Horseback Riding Tours

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.
On the 8th (Thu), take a pleasant ride with Centre Dar Equestre and then make a trip to Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ait Ben Haddou route builder app.

Drive from Essaouira to Ait Ben Haddou in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Essaouira in April, you will find days in Ait Ben Haddou are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Centre Dar Equestre ©
Centre Dar Equestre

2
nights
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
On the 9th (Fri), explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): examine the collection at Musee Nomade and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Merzouga tour planner.

Drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Merzouga in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Tours · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert
Musee Nomade ©
Musee Nomade

1
night
Fes

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the galleries of Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, wander the streets of Medina of Fez, then stop by Coin Berbere, and finally get lost in a book at Medina Children's Library.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fes trip 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, daytime highs in Fes are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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Coin Berbere ©
Coin Berbere
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Medina Children's Library ©
Medina Children's Library

2
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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.
On the 12th (Mon), make a trip to Spanish Mosque and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

Before you visit Chefchaouen, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque

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