17 days in Morocco Itinerary

17 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Marrakech
— 3 nights
2
Essaouira
— 2 nights
3
Casablanca
— 3 nights
4
Rabat
— 2 nights
5
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
6
Fes
— 3 nights

3
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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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire all the interesting features of Jemaa el-Fna, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marrakech trip itinerary website.

New Delhi, India to Marrakech is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Marrakech. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in Marrakech are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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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 22nd (Sat), trot along with a tour on horseback. On the next day, head outdoors with Essaouira Urban Adventures, take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, and then make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts.

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You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Marrakech in December, Essaouira is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Essaouira Ramparts ©
Essaouira Ramparts

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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.
Casablanca is known for historic sites, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, admire the landmark architecture of Gare de Casa Port, see the interesting displays at Dar Al Ala, and perfect your strike at Tamaris Bowling.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Casablanca day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Casablanca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December in Casablanca, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Dar Al Ala ©
Dar Al Ala

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Rabat

Rabat ©
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.
On the 27th (Thu), explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, then admire the landmark architecture of Hassan Tower, then make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryad Mosque, then make a trip to Galerie Bab Rouah, then steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and finally make a trip to Complexe artisanal Oulja.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Rabat online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Casablanca to Rabat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Casablanca in December, you will find days in Rabat are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are warmer (32°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Complexe artisanal Oulja
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Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

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Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen ©
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 29th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Rabat to Chefchaouen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina

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Fes

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Step out of Fes to go to Meknes and see Bou Inania Medersa, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, stop by Medin'Art, see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, and admire the local landmark of Nejjarine Fondouk.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fes road trip site.

Drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bou Inania Medersa
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Morocco Easy Tours ©
Morocco Easy Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

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