16 days in Morocco Itinerary

16 days in Morocco Itinerary

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16 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Essaouira
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Sidi Ifni
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h
4
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Errachidia
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Rabat
— 3 nights
7
Fes
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
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.
Berber Ecomuseum and Medina of Marrakesh are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Boucharouite Museum and Marrakech Museum. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, admire the masterpieces at Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Marrakech day trip planning website .

Bengaluru, India to Marrakech is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in July, you will find days in Marrakech are a bit warmer (44°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Berber Ecomuseum ©
Berber Ecomuseum
Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech ©

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Walking tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Horseback Riding Tours and Essaouira Beach. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, and take in the exciting artwork at Galerie la Kasbah.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Essaouira trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in July, you will find days in Essaouira are cooler (31°C), and nights are slightly colder (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Sidi Ifni.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Walking tours
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
Sidi Ifni

Sidi Ifni ©
Sidi Ifni is a city located in southwest Morocco, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): kick back and relax at Legzira Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sidi Ifni day trip planner.

You can drive from Essaouira to Sidi Ifni in 5.5 hours. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Sidi Ifni

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Legzira Beach ©
Legzira Beach

1
night
Ait Ben Haddou

Ait Ben Haddou ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley and then contemplate the long history of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ait Ben Haddou online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Sidi Ifni to Ait Ben Haddou in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ait Ben Haddou can reach 44°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Errachidia.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley

1
night
Errachidia

Errachidia ©
On the 4th (Sun), get great views at Mohamed Toulali and then examine the collection at Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Errachidia trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Errachidia in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Errachidia sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rabat.

Things to do in Errachidia

Museums Historic Sites
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Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna ©

3
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Kasbah des Oudaias and Hassan Tower. Let the collections at La Villa des Arts and Jardin Zoologique de Rabat capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, explore the world behind art at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, see the interesting displays at El Borge, and don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rabat online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Errachidia to Rabat takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Errachidia in August, plan for cooler days in Rabat, with highs around 23°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Rabat

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

El Borge
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La Villa des Arts ©
La Villa des Arts
Chellah ©
Chellah
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): wander the streets of Medina of Fez, get lost in a book at Medina Children's Library, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, and finally browse the exhibits of Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fes trip maker app .

You can drive from Rabat to Fes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Rabat in August, expect nights in Fes to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are much warmer, around 43°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Museums Childrens Museums
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Medina Children's Library ©
Medina Children's Library

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