7 days in Marrakech & Erg Chebbi Itinerary

7 days in Marrakech & Erg Chebbi Itinerary

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7 days in Marrakech & Erg Chebbi Itinerary

Start: Marrakech
1
Marrakech
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  7​h
2
Erg Chebbi
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
3
Marrakech
— 3 nights
End: Marrakech

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Mon), admire the striking features of Bahia Palace, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, then admire the landmark architecture of Ben Youssef Madrasa, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech tour builder site .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Menara Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Erg Chebbi.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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nights
Erg Chebbi

Erg Chebbi ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Sijilmassa and then explore the striking landscape at Erg Chebbi Dunes. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Musee Nomade, steep yourself in history at The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif, then hunt for treasures at Souqs of Rissani, and finally look for gifts at Fossil Gallery.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Erg Chebbi trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Marrakech to Erg Chebbi in 9 hours. Another option is to fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Marrakech in December, with highs in Erg Chebbi at 62°F and lows at 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Erg Chebbi

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Side Trips

Rissani, Erfoud, Erg Chebbi Dunes
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Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes
Souqs of Rissani ©
Souqs of Rissani
The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif ©
The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif

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Marrakech

Marrakech ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Medina of Marrakesh, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque and Minaret, and finally stop by Ensemble Artisanal. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, contemplate the long history of Cyber Park Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, then get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and finally take a stroll through Marrakech Souk.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Marrakech journey website .

You can drive from Erg Chebbi to Marrakech in 9 hours. Another option is to fly. When traveling from Erg Chebbi in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 44°F at night. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Medina of Marrakesh ©
Medina of Marrakesh
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

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