10 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Fly
1
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive
3
Merzouga
— 1 night
Bus to Errachidia, Fly to Fes
4
Fes
— 1 night
Drive
5
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
6
Rabat
— 2 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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Marrakech trip builder tool.

Boston, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in December, you will find days in Marrakech are much hotter (69°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (44°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Boumalne Dades.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Baths
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Boumalne Dades — 1 night

On the 8th (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Dades Gorges and then get a dose of the wild on Marco Desert Expedition.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Boumalne Dades trip planner.

You can drive from Marrakech to Boumalne Dades in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Marrakech in December: high temperatures in Boumalne Dades hover around 64°F and lows are around 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Merzouga.
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Merzouga — 1 night

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Merzouga trip planner.

Drive from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fes.
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Fes — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine and then admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Fes attractions planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Merzouga to Fes in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in December, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.
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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.
On the 11th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Rabat.
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Rabat — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): indulge your taste buds at Ronde des saveurs, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Russian Orthodox Church, then contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, and finally steep yourself in history at Chellah. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, then admire the striking features of Hassan Tower, and then look for gifts at Alchimies.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rabat road trip app.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Rabat takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. December in Rabat sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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Morocco travel guide

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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.
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