15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco attractions planner

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Fly
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Rabat
— 1 night
Train
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Tangier
— 1 night
Drive
3
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
4
Taza
— 1 night
Drive
5
Fes
— 1 night
Drive
6
Ifrane
— 1 night
Drive
7
Beni Mellal
— 1 night
Drive
8
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Fly
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
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Rabat

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rabat attractions website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rabat is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Riyadh to Rabat due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in August, expect Rabat to be much colder, temps between 23°C and 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
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Tangier

— 1 night
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tangier sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Rabat to Tangier takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rabat in August, expect nights in Tangier to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

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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.
On the 4th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tangier to Chefchaouen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Taza.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
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Taza

— 1 night
On the 5th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tazekka National Park.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Taza trip maker tool.

Getting from Chefchaouen to Taza by car takes about 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Taza

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Fes

— 1 night

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 6th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fes road trip planner.

You can drive from Taza to Fes in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ifrane.

Things to do in Fes

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Ifrane

— 1 night
To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ifrane route tool.

You can drive from Fes to Ifrane in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Ifrane, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 7th (Sat), you're off to Beni Mellal.

Things to do in Ifrane

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours
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Beni Mellal

— 1 night
On the 8th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Ain Asserdoun.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Beni Mellal visit planning app.

You can drive from Ifrane to Beni Mellal in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Beni Mellal

Parks
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Marrakech

— 3 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 10th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, examine the collection at Marrakech Museum, and admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip planner.

Drive from Beni Mellal to Marrakech in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

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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 12th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then stop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Galerie la Kasbah, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Essaouira holiday app.

Getting from Marrakech to Essaouira by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Marrakech in August; daily highs in Essaouira reach 33°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife
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Casablanca

— 2 nights
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
On the 14th (Sat), get outside with Guide Lahcen, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Beth-El.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Casablanca trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Essaouira to Casablanca by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Casablanca when traveling from Essaouira in August, with lows around 24°C. You will leave for home on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Casablanca

Side Trip

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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.