2 Weeks in Morocco: Top 3 Recommendations

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Morocco is the kind of country where you cannot afford to skim the surface. It has such a depth of highlights, ranging from the towering Atlas Mountains to hip portside towns with sprawling ancient streets and beautiful palaces. Two weeks in Morocco is the perfect amount of time to explore these sights and more without having to rush. The itineraries listed below last from 12 to 15 days and offer a balance of self-paced exploration and tours to Morocco led by expert local guides.

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1. Family Adventure: 12 days in Morocco

Markets in Marrakesh are a must visit when in Morocco
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Day 1 Welcome to Marrakech
Day 2 Explore Ait Benhaddou, a Unesco World Heritage site
Day 3  Journey to the Berber oasis of N’kob and explore the fortified village
Day 4 Drive through the Anti Atlas and see Erg Chebbi dunes
Day 5 Travel from Merzouga to Todra, Morocco's Grand Canyon
Day 6 Discover Ouarzazate, the Hollywood of North Africa
Day 7 Drive back to Marrakech
Day 8 Free day for a Marrakech tour
Day 9 Visit Essaouira, Morocco’s hippest coastal town
Day 10 Enjoy a relaxing day at the beach in Essaouira
Day 11 Shop your favorite souvenirs in Marrakech
Day 12 Bid farewell to Morocco

Lose yourself in the vastness of the Sahara and visit the fortified village of Ait Benhaddou during this 12-day trip. See the dunes of Erg Chebbi and spend a night at a Berber camp in the desert. In addition to deserts and mountains, this tour also includes a free day in the imperial city of Marrakech and some downtime on a beach in Essaouira. See tours.

2. Best of Morocco: 14 days in Morocco

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Relish the Moroccan cuisine made with the finest local ingredients and spice blends
Stay the night in the Sahara desert under glittering stars in Morocco
Relax under the stars and gaze into the horizon with a night in the Sahara desert
Day 1 Arrive in Casablanca
Day 2  See Casablanca’s Hassan II Mosque and Rabat’s royal palace, travel to Meknes
Day 3 Explore Meknes and see the Roman ruins of Volubilis
Day 4 Discover Fes with an expert tour guide
Day 5  Journey through dramatic landscapes of Middle Atlas to Erfoud
Day 6 Enjoy off-road driving in the dunes of Erg Chebbi
Day 7 See the sunrise over the Sahara, venture into Todra Gorge
Day 8 Have your pick of two hiking options to explore the gorge
Day 9 Drive through the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs, visit Ait Benhaddou
Day 10  Leave for the High Atlas, sample mint tea, and experience local life
Day 11 Journey to the port town of Essaouira
Day 12 Explore Essaouira on your own
Day 13 Return to Marrakech for a walking tour
Day 14 Transfer to the airport for your flight home

This 14-day Morocco itinerary ticks off all the country’s highlights while providing wonderful insights into local culture and traditions. Spend two weeks in Morocco and explore incredible natural and man-made landmarks. Start your journey from the ancient port city of Casablanca and call it an end after a walking tour of Marrakech. In between, you will encounter the Roman ruins of Volubilis, the vast, arid Sahara, and the stunning Todra Gorge. Also included are an off-road adventure in Erg Chebbi and a visit to the Unesco-listed fortified Berber settlement of Ait Benhaddou. See tours.

3. Sahara and Beyond: 15 days in Morocco

The roman ruins in Volubilis is a place to visit in Morocco
Explore and be mesmerized in Volubilis, Morocco's best-preserved ruins
Rabat is a place where you will find lots of handicraft and architecture.
The capital city of Morocco, Rabat is enchanting and rich in history
Day 1  Arrive in Casablanca
Day 2  See the Roman ruins of Volubilis and continue to Fes
Day 3 Explore Fes’ medina, see its ancient architecture
Day 4 Continue to Marrakech, experience the chaos of vibrant Jemaa el-Fnaa
Day 5 Explore the historic streets of Marrakech
Day 6 Drive to Atlas Mountains, roam the fortified village of Ait Benhaddou
Day 7 Make your way to the Sahara, camp on the dunes of Erg Chigaga
Day 8 Drive to Zagora, delve into the history of Draa Valley
Day 9 Venture into Lesser Atlas Mountains
Day 10 Explore the stunning market town of Taroudant
Day 11 See the pink-hued cliffs of Aït Mansour
Day 12 Stroll the beaches of coastal Essaouira
Day 13 Free day for Essaouira tour
Day 14 Head back to Marrakech, see the 12th century Menara Gardens
Day 15 Bid farewell to Marrakech

If you want to experience it all and have around two weeks in Morocco, then this itinerary is for you. Combine the culture, religion, and history of the country with bucket-list destinations like the Sahara and the Lesser Atlas Mountains. Go dune bashing in Erg Chigaga and visit small towns and remote oases as you hop from one city to another. Wander down the labyrinthine alleys of Ait Benhaddou and learn more about the history of the Draa region at an ancient library in Tamegroute. For an action-packed trip in Morocco, this is the itinerary to go with! See tours.


Published by David Lee, updated on October 12, 2022

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