7 days in Morocco Itinerary

7 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Bus to Cairo Airport, Fly to Marrakech
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Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Fly
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Casablanca
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of Medina of Marrakesh, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, and make a trip to Koubba Almoravid.

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Alexandria, Egypt to Marrakech is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Alexandria in June, you will find days in Marrakech are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are a bit cooler (20°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Spas
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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.
On the 4th (Wed), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie D'ART Damgaard, and then get the lay of the land with Ecotourism and Hiking.

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Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Marrakech in July: highs in Essaouira hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums
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Casablanca

— 1 night
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 (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque and then take in the dramatic natural features at Erg Chebbi Dunes.

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Getting from Essaouira to Casablanca by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Essaouira in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Casablanca. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.