13 days in Morocco Itinerary

13 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco trip planner

Make it your trip
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Casablanca
— 1 night
Fly
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
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Marrakech
— 5 nights
Fly
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Ouarzazate
— 1 night
Fly
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Fes
— 3 nights
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Casablanca

— 1 night
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): look for gifts at Jerraflore and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Casablanca is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Casablanca due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in November; daily highs in Casablanca reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 24:

Essaouira

— 2 nights

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 25th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the next day, stop by Ateliers Madaq par l'association feminine El Khir, trek along Cheval Essaouira, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Essaouira trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Casablanca to Essaouira by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Essaouira, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:

Marrakech

— 5 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.
Spend the 27th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, and admire the striking features of Saadian Tombs.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech travel planner.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in November, Marrakech is a bit cooler at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 1:

Ouarzazate

— 1 night

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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You can fly from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in December, expect Ouarzazate to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Fes.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:
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Fes

— 3 nights

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.
Spend the 3rd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stop by Coin Berbere, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine.

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Traveling by flight from Ouarzazate to Fes takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Fes

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 5:

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.