13 days in Morocco Itinerary

13 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco itinerary maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
Fly
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 5 nights
Fly
4
Fes
— 1 night
Drive
5
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Morocco Easy Tours and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Casablanca trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Casablanca is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Doha to Casablanca. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Doha in December, with highs in Casablanca at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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 26th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheval Essaouira and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, stop by Ateliers Madaq par l'association feminine El Khir, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Essaouira trip planner.

You can fly from Casablanca to Essaouira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Essaouira, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:

Marrakech

— 5 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.
Spend the 29th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum.

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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. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Essaouira in December, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to fly to Fes.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 1:

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine and then admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fes online itinerary planner.

Fly from Marrakech to Fes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Museums
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 2:

Chefchaouen

— 2 nights
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.
On the 3rd (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chefchaouen day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

Morocco travel guide

4.1
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.