21 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Fly
1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Fes
— 2 nights
Fly to Errachidia, Bus to Merzouga
3
Merzouga
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Beni Mellal
— 1 night
Drive
5
Ourika
Fly to Tangier, Bus to Chefchaouen
6
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
Drive to Rabat, Fly to Agadir
7
Agadir
— 4 nights
Drive
8
Imsouane
— 1 night
Drive
9
Essaouira
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Marrakech
— 1 night
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arab Baths and Balloon Rides. Do some cultural sightseeing at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Musee Des Telecom. And it doesn't end there: deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, and walk around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip maker website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Marrakech is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Marrakech, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in December, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Marrakech. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Fes.
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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.
On the 5th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Foret d'ain Chkef. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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You can fly from Marrakech to Fes in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December in Fes, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Merzouga.
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Merzouga — 3 nights

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Morocco National 4X4 Auto Museum and Galerie Laoun are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Merzouga Desert and The Lake of Merzouga. Spend the 10th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Erg Chebbi Dunes and don't miss a visit to Khamlia Gnawa Music.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Fes to Merzouga in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Beni Mellal.
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Beni Mellal — 1 night

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Getting from Merzouga to Beni Mellal by car takes about 7.5 hours. On the 11th (Sun), you're off to Ourika.
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Ourika

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Traveling by car from Beni Mellal to Ourika takes 3.5 hours. December in Ourika sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 11th (Sun), you'll travel to Chefchaouen.
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Chefchaouen — 2 nights

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), admire the sheer force of Ras El Maa Waterfall, then don't miss a visit to Spanish Mosque, then take an in-depth tour of Kasbah Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Ourika to Chefchaouen in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Agadir.
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Agadir — 4 nights

Completely rebuilt after a catastrophic earthquake in 1961, the coastal city of Agadir rose from the ruins and grew into Morocco's premier beach destination.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage d'Agadir and Banana Point. Get in touch with nature at Taghazout Beach and Plage Imi Ouaddar. There's much more to do: stroll through Crocoparc, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosquee Mohamed V, and make a trip to Seafront Promenade.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Agadir day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Chefchaouen to Agadir takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Imsouane.
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Imsouane — 1 night

On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Imsouane.

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Traveling by car from Agadir to Imsouane takes 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Essaouira on the 18th (Sun).
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Essaouira — 3 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.
Visit Plage de Sidi Kaouki and Essaouira Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, learn about winemaking at Le Val d'Argan, and steep yourself in history at Medina of Essaouira.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Essaouira trip planner.

You can drive from Imsouane to Essaouira in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Essaouira are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.
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Marrakech — 1 night

Red City

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Getting from Essaouira to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Marrakech, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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