15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Fly
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Rabat
— 1 night
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Fes
— 2 nights
Fly to Zagora, Taxi to M'Hamid
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M'Hamid
— 1 day
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Taxi to Zagora, Fly to Casablanca, Shuttle to Essaouira
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 5 nights
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Rabat

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 22nd (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Au Grain de Sesame.

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Manama, Bahrain to Rabat is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manama in December: high temperatures in Rabat hover around 32°C and lows are around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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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 24th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen trip planner.

You can drive from Rabat to Chefchaouen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see Morocco Easy Tours and then stop by Maze of Fez. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine and then don't miss a visit to Medina of Fez.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fes travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Fes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Fes, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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M'Hamid

Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): look for gifts at Miami Beach Chocolates and then explore the striking landscape at Atmospher Erg Chigaga.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read M'Hamid trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Fes to M'Hamid takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Nature · Parks · Shopping
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Medina of Essaouira and GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD. Let the collections at Synagogue Slat Lkahal and Galerie la Kasbah capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheval Essaouira, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Essaouira online itinerary planner.

Getting from M'Hamid to Essaouira by combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Essaouira are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Saadian Tombs and El Badi Palace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Koutoubia Mosque and Palacio da Bahia. Spend the 4th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the masterpieces at The Orientalist Museum of Marrakech, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Marrakech online trip planner.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Essaouira in December since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

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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.