11 days in Morocco Itinerary

11 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco tour itinerary builder

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Fly
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rabat
— 1 night
Drive
3
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Fes
— 2 nights
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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 5th (Wed), explore the different monuments and memorials at Koubba of Marabout Sidi Belyout and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Casablanca journey planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Casablanca is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In September, Casablanca is slightly colder than Cairo - with highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
On the 7th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Chellah, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rabat vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Casablanca to Rabat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Casablanca in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rabat: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts and then visit Medina of Essaouira. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Essaouira Beach, then view the masterpieces at GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, then stop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Essaouira trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rabat to Essaouira in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rabat in September since evenings lows in Essaouira dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, and stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs.

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Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in September, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Synagogue Ibn Danan, examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, and then admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Medina of Fez.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fes holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Fes takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Morocco travel guide

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Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
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.