13 days in Morocco Itinerary

13 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
Fly
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fes
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Rabat
— 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 20th (Sun), gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth-El, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: stop by La galerie de l'aimance, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally perfect your strike at Tamaris Bowling.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Casablanca trip itinerary planning website.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Casablanca is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Jeddah to Casablanca. Traveling from Jeddah in October, things will get slightly colder in Casablanca: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can fly to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:

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 22nd (Tue): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): head outdoors with Essaouira Urban Tours, then contemplate the long history of Chaim Pinto Synagogue, then stop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, and finally wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Essaouira route app.

Fly from Casablanca to Essaouira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and admire all the interesting features of Jemaa el-Fna.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech sightseeing site.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in October, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): hunt for treasures at Fondouk Tsetouanien, then examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, and then wander the streets of Medina of Fez. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Bou Inania Medersa, then have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, and then admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fes trip maker.

You can fly from Marrakech to Fes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Chefchaouen travel planner.

You can drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip

Rabat

— 2 nights
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 30th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Chellah, then make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, then contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rabat visit app.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Rabat takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rabat are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
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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.