12 days in Morocco Itinerary

12 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Casablanca
— 3 nights
Fly
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Fes
— 1 night
Fly to Errachidia, Bus to Erg Chebbi
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Erg Chebbi
— 1 night
Drive
4
Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive
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Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
Drive
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Marrakech
— 2 nights
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Casablanca

— 3 nights
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Get out of town with these interesting Casablanca side-trips: Bab Lamrissa (in Sale) and Rabat (Kasbah des Oudaias, Hassan Tower, &more). There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Beth-El, and stop by Mooi.

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Auckland, New Zealand to Casablanca is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Casablanca is minus 12 hours. Traveling from Auckland in July, you will find days in Casablanca are much warmer (30°C), and nights are a bit warmer (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Fes.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

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You can fly from Casablanca to Fes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Casablanca in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Fes, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Erg Chebbi.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 6:

Erg Chebbi

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Musee Nomade and then explore the striking landscape at Erg Chebbi Dunes.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Fes to Erg Chebbi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Fes in July, with highs in Erg Chebbi at 47°C and lows at 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Erg Chebbi

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Boumalne Dades

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Roses Valley and then explore the stunning scenery at Dades Gorges.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Boumalne Dades tour planning website.

Getting from Erg Chebbi to Boumalne Dades by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Boumalne Dades when traveling from Erg Chebbi in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Ait Ben Haddou

— 1 night
Seen in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows, the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou takes visitors on a journey back to the 17th century with its impressive South Moroccan architecture, boasting earthen clay dwellings in walled kasbahs.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ait Ben Haddou itinerary builder app.

Drive from Boumalne Dades to Ait Ben Haddou in 2.5 hours. July in Ait Ben Haddou sees daily highs of 46°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

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.
You've now added Intercity Tours to your itinerary. On the 10th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Koutoubia Mosque, catch a ride with Intercity Tours, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle.

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Drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Transportation · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:

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.