16 days in Morocco Itinerary

16 days in Morocco Itinerary

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16 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
2
Zagora
— 1 night
3
Marrakech
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Essaouira
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Marrakech
— 1 day
6
Fes
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
7
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
8
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Lisbon

3
nights
Marrakech

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.
On the 17th (Sat), contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, don't miss a visit to Cyber Park Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, then stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ben Youssef Madrasa.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech travel route planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Marrakech is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Bangkok to Marrakech, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Bangkok, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zagora.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
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Balloon Rides
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

1
night
Zagora

Zagora ©
Inextricably linked with the Sahara Desert, Zagora represents a historical stronghold of the Almoravid empire, whose legacy still decorates the surrounding sandy hills.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Musee des Arts Et Traditions de la Vallee de Draa and then head outdoors with Deserto de Zagora.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zagora trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Marrakech to Zagora takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Zagora

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Deserto de Zagora
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Deserto de Zagora ©
Deserto de Zagora

1
night
Marrakech

Marrakech ©
On the 20th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Private Marrakech Day Tours and then play a few rounds at Assoufid Golf Club.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Marrakech trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zagora to Marrakech by shuttle takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites
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Assoufid Golf Club ©
Assoufid Golf Club
Marrakech Ramparts ©
Marrakech Ramparts

1
night
Essaouira

Essaouira ©
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 21st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Essaouira Beach, then steep yourself in history at Medina of Essaouira, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaim Pinto Synagogue.

Plan trip to Essaouira with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Essaouira, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Essaouira Beach ©
Essaouira Beach
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Chaim Pinto Synagogue ©
Chaim Pinto Synagogue

1
day
Marrakech

Marrakech ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Miaara Jewish Cemetery, then examine the collection at Musee de Mouassine, and then see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Marrakech trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Essaouira in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Marrakech, with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums Historic Sites
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Marrakech Museum ©
Marrakech Museum
Miaara Jewish Cemetery ©
Miaara Jewish Cemetery
Musee de Mouassine ©
Musee de Mouassine

4
nights
Fes

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Visit Meknes Medina and Royal Stables for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fes el-Bali and Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts. It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Medina of Fez and admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fes trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Marrakech to Fes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Marrakech in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Fes. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Meknes
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Meknes Medina ©
Meknes Medina
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Royal Stables ©
Royal Stables

2
nights
Chefchaouen

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): look for gifts at La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Cascades d'Akchour, browse for treasures at Dar Moulay Idriss, and then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque
Cascades d'Akchour ©
Cascades d'Akchour

3
nights
Marrakech

Marrakech ©
On the 29th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, examine the collection at Marrakech Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and finally examine the collection at Musee de Mouassine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Private Marrakech Day Tours and then tee off at Assoufid Golf Club.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip planning website .

Getting from Chefchaouen to Marrakech by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Golf Outdoors Museums
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Assoufid Golf Club ©
Assoufid Golf Club
Menara Gardens and Pavilion ©
Menara Gardens and Pavilion
Marrakech Ramparts ©
Marrakech Ramparts

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