10 days in Morocco Itinerary

10 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco route planner

Make it your trip
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Marrakech
— 1 night
Drive
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Casablanca
Drive
3
Rabat
— 1 night
Train
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Tangier
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Meknes
Drive
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Fes
— 1 night
Drive
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Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
Drive
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Marrakech
— 1 night
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Marrakech

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jemaa el-Fna as well as El Badi Palace. On the 17th (Fri), contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, then hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip planner.

Salzburg, Austria to Marrakech is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salzburg to Marrakech is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salzburg in September, you will find days in Marrakech are much warmer (38°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

Casablanca

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Casablanca trip tool.

You can drive from Marrakech to Casablanca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Marrakech in September, expect nights in Casablanca to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rabat trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Casablanca to Rabat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Casablanca in September: highs in Rabat hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:

Tangier

— 2 nights
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
On the 19th (Sun), make a trip to Musee de la Kasbah and then don't miss a visit to Place du Grand 9 Avril 1947. On the next day, examine the collection at American Legation and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Petit Socco.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tangier trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Rabat to Tangier takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rabat in September, you will find days in Tangier are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are a bit cooler (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Ras El Maa Waterfall and then take an in-depth tour of Kasbah Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tangier to Chefchaouen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Meknes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:

Meknes

City of the Hundred Minarets

One of Morocco's imperial cities, Meknes draws visitors with an abundance of historic monuments and impressive Moorish-style architecture.
On the 22nd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Heri es Souani.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Meknes visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Meknes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Meknes are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fes.

Things to do in Meknes

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:
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Fes

— 1 night

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 22nd (Wed), wander the streets of Medina of Fez.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Meknes to Fes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Fes, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:
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Ait Ben Haddou

— 1 night
Seen in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows, the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou takes visitors on a journey back to the 17th century with its impressive South Moroccan architecture, boasting earthen clay dwellings in walled kasbahs.
On the 24th (Fri), appreciate the views at Ounila Valley and then enjoy breathtaking views from Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ait Ben Haddou route builder website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Fes to Ait Ben Haddou in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In September, daily temperatures in Ait Ben Haddou can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:

Marrakech

— 1 night

Red City

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip builder tool.

Drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. You will leave for home on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:

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.