9 days in Morocco Itinerary

9 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco trip itinerary maker

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Fes
— 1 night
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rabat
— 1 night
Fly
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Marrakech
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ouarzazate
— 1 night
Fly to Marrakech, Shuttle to Essaouira
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Essaouira
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fes attractions planner.

London, UK to Fes is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in November, with highs in Fes at 25°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
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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 9th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V and then steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rabat road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Rabat in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Marrakech.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
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Marrakech

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and then don't miss a visit to Jemaa el-Fna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, then steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Marrakech road trip tool.

Fly from Rabat to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Rabat in November since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to fly to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Ouarzazate

— 1 night

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Taourirt Kasbah.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ouarzazate vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Ouarzazate takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ouarzazate when traveling from Marrakech in November, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Essaouira trip maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Ouarzazate to Essaouira in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Essaouira when traveling from Ouarzazate in November, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
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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.