8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco trip itinerary builder

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Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Meknes
— 2 nights
Fly to Agadir, Shuttle to Essaouira
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Essaouira
— 1 night
Drive
4
Imlil
— 2 nights
Taxi to Asni, Shuttle to Marrakech

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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.
Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

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Tangier to Chefchaouen is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Meknes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

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

Meknes

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Meknes Medina and then don't miss a visit to Bab Mansour Laleuj.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Meknes day trip website.

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 July, daily temperatures in Meknes can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Meknes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Essaouira

— 1 night

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 27th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Meknes to Essaouira takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Meknes in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Essaouira: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Imlil.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Golf
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

Imlil

— 2 nights
Nestled in the High Atlas Mountains, the village of Imlil boasts a pleasant, cool climate and scenic surroundings.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Tour With Iliass and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Toubkal.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Imlil trip planner.

Drive from Essaouira to Imlil in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Imlil

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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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.

Fes-Meknes travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Nature & Wildlife Tours · Landmarks
Fes-Boulemane Region represents a prominent cultural and educational hub, famous for one of world's oldest functioning universities. The region's capital is also listed as a World Heritage Site, boasting a historic medina quarter, mosques, Almoravid monuments and ruins, and madrasas. Visitors eagerly take part in Fes-Boulemane Region tours across the majestic northwestern Sahara Desert, where they can explore a mesmerizing barren landscape on camels, or go for a 4WD drive to conquer the sand dunes more quickly. Additional places to visit in Fes-Boulemane Region include vibrant street markets, nomadic Berber settlements, exotic city gardens, and desert night camps.

Marrakech-Safi travel guide

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Gardens · Flea Markets · Architectural Buildings
Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region became a magnet for tourists mainly because of its Phoenician archaeological sites, Berber settlements, and sandy beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. Most tours of Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region start at Marrakech, Morocco's major economic center with a World Heritage-listed medina, modern neighborhoods, important religious institutions, and the nation's largest traditional market. Most tourists remember their Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region vacation by the migratory Berber camps and 4WD safaris through the mesmerizing desert.