9 days in Morocco Itinerary

9 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco journey planner

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Marrakech
— 3 nights
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Casablanca
— 3 nights
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Marrakech

— 3 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 3rd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and make a trip to Jemaa el-Fna.

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Bucharest, Romania to Marrakech is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bucharest to Marrakech, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bucharest in September; daily highs in Marrakech reach 38°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): trot along with a tour on horseback, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then do a tasting at Le Val d'Argan, and finally see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): look for gifts at Flouka de Mogador, ride a horse along Cheval Essaouira, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Marrakech, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Essaouira, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then find something for the whole family at Yasmine Fun Park.

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You can drive from Essaouira to Casablanca in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Casablanca can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

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.