10 days in Morocco Itinerary

10 days in Morocco Itinerary

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1
Essaouira
— 2 nights
2
Marrakech
— 5 nights
3
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
4
Rabat
— 1 night

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Medina of Essaouira, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then take in the waterfront at Port de Pêche d'Essaouira.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Essaouira online trip builder.

London, UK to Essaouira is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Essaouira at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Essaouira Ramparts ©
Essaouira Ramparts

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Marrakech Train Station. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, stroll around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, and admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Marrakech trip planning website.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Marrakech, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Walking tours
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

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.
On the 27th (Fri), admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley and then contemplate the long history of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ait Ben Haddou online travel planner.

Getting from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Marrakech in December, with highs in Ait Ben Haddou at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Rabat.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

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

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ryad Mosque, thensteep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, thenmake a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, and finally contemplate the long history of Chellah.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rabat road trip site.

You can fly from Ait Ben Haddou to Rabat in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Ait Ben Haddou in December, you will find days in Rabat are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are warmer (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
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Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

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