15 days in Morocco Itinerary

15 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Rabat
— 1 night
Drive
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
Drive to Marrakech, Fly to Tangier
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Tangier
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Fes
— 3 nights
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Rabat

— 1 night
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.
On the 18th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, then admire the striking features of Hassan Tower, then make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, and finally explore the ancient world of Chellah.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rabat road trip planner.

Zagreb, Croatia to Rabat is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb to Rabat, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer evenings in Rabat when traveling from Zagreb in September, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

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 19th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Essaouira trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Rabat to Essaouira in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rabat in September since evenings lows in Essaouira dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

Marrakech

— 4 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'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Spas. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Marrakech day trip website.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Essaouira in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:

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.
On the 25th (Wed), appreciate the views at Ounila Valley and then take in panoramic vistas at Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

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You can drive from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. September in Ait Ben Haddou sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Tangier.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:

Tangier

— 2 nights
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier, see the interesting displays at American Legation, don't miss a visit to Moise Nahon Synagogue, then stop by Asilah Medina, and finally make a trip to Cap Spartel.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tangier trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Ait Ben Haddou to Tangier in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Ait Ben Haddou in September, you will find days in Tangier are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

Chefchaouen

— 1 night
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tangier to Chefchaouen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Archaeological Site of Volubilis and Arab Baths. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Jnan Sbil and admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Fes trip itinerary app.

Drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Fes

Spas · Baths · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:

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.