8 days in Morocco Itinerary

8 days in Morocco Itinerary

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8 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Nairobi
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Sidi Ifni
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Nairobi

3
nights
Marrakech

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Berber Ecomuseum and Walking tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech and Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam. There's more to do: soak in style at Turkish baths and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Secret.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Marrakech day trip planner.

Nairobi, Kenya to Marrakech is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nairobi to Marrakech is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Nairobi in February, things will get a bit cooler in Marrakech: highs are around 23°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Parks Museums Tours
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Berber Ecomuseum ©
Berber Ecomuseum
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech
Turkish Baths

2
nights
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.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take in the waterfront at Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, then look for gifts at Cooperative Mogador du Bois, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galerie La Rochelle.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Essaouira trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Essaouira can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sidi Ifni.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Horseback Riding Tours
Walking tours
Essaouira Ramparts ©
Essaouira Ramparts

2
nights
Sidi Ifni

Sidi Ifni ©
Sidi Ifni is a city located in southwest Morocco, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. On the 26th (Wed), kick back and relax at Legzira Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sidi Ifni trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Sidi Ifni takes 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sidi Ifni

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Legzira Beach ©
Legzira Beach

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