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Wondering how much ground you can cover in Morocco in five days? The duration might not sound like much, but a well-planned trip can give you a worthwhile experience of Morocco. Our itineraries below take you through the vast geography of the country to combine culture, cuisine, history, art, and architecture in a mere three to five days.

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1. Desert tour from Fez to Marrakech: 3 Days in Morocco

Markets in Marrakesh are a must visit when in Morocco
Marrakech boasts a labyrinthine medina filled with atmospheric souks and is home to Djemaa El-Fna, the old town’s vibrant and lively main square. 
Day 1 Travel to Tinghir from Marrakech via Ait Ben Haddou
Day 2 Visit Todgha Gorges and Rissani, enjoy camel rides and desert camping in Merzouga
Day 3 Enjoy a scenic drive to Fez crossing Ziz valley and through the Berber towns of Imouzzer and Ifran

Start the three-day Morocco tour from Marrakech as you make your way to Tinghir via Ait Ben Haddou. Marvel at the mix of natural and man-made wonders of the ancient cities before you reach Todgha Gorges. Here, take your time to enjoy the sights of the towering canyon walls, then head to Rissani to explore the famous starting point of the ancient caravan route to Tombouctou. In Merzouga, join the camel caravan traversing the Sahara dunes before calling it a day in a traditional Berber camp. Before you end it all in Fez, enjoy a scenic drive through the Ziz Valley, relish the fascinating cascades in Imouzzer and witness the alpine-styled town of Ifrane. For more, check out our 3-day tours to Morocco.

2. Tangier and Fez tour: 5 Days in Morocco

A combination of ancient and modern architecture in Tangier
Tangier is the gateway connecting Europe with Africa.
Day 1 Arrive at Tangier
Day 2 City sightseeing tour of Tangier before heading to Fez
Day 3 Guided tour of the imperial city of Fez
Day 4 Meknes and Chefchaouen sightseeing tour before heading back to Tangier
Day 5 Bid adieu to Tangier

This five-day Morocco tour begins in Tangier, incorporating the medieval medinas of Fez to the blue alleys of Chefchaouen and the famous Cave of Hercule on Tangier's outskirts, spread across the northern region of the country. Make a stop at Morocco's Ismaili capital, Meknes, and witness its 40-kilometer-long rampart, the longest in the country. Go on a guided sightseeing tour of Fez where you will walk past the maze-like medinas of the city to discover its picturesque madrasas and traditional tanneries. For more, check out our 5-day tours to Morocco.

3. Ouarzazate & High Atlas, Private Tour: 6 Days in Morocco

Ouarzazate in Morocco
Did you know that Game of Thrones was shot in Ouarzazate?
Day 1 Welcome to Marrakech
Day 2 Head to Ouarzazate with optional stops at Telouet Kasbah and Ait Ben Haddou
Day 3 Village visits at Tazenakht and Taliouine on way to Oulad Berhil
Day 4 After the orientation tour at Oulad Berhil, embark on a scenic drive on Tizi N’test road en-route to Asni
Day 5 Village walk in Riad before heading back to Marrakech
Day 6 Departure from Marrakech

From the fascinating old kasbahs of Oulad Berhil to the beautiful Berber village of Asni in the Atlas Mountains, six days in the cultural pockets of Morocco introduces you to the art, lifestyle, and architecture of the country.

The village of Taliouine takes you through the first saffron-producing site in Africa, and Tazenakhet, home to the traditional Berber carpets. Lose yourself in the grandeur and elegance of Almohad architecture of Tinmel mosque in the Timal village. You can squeeze in some time to go for a thrilling off-road drive on the mountain pass of Tizin Tichka in the High Atlas before taking a relaxing walk in the village of Riad. Here, acquaint yourself with local traditions amid breathtaking vista.

Though seemingly short, planning a precise itinerary can take you through the top highlights of various regions of Morocco. For a more elaborate tour, contact our local experts to devise a customized trip to Morocco. If you are looking to venture across the country, check out our guidelines on how long to spend in Morocco.

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Published by Will Cooper, updated on September 22, 2022

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