How many day do I need to tour Morocco? The Best number of days that you need to see Morocco, Imperial cities, beach and Sahara desert. So, it depends on your vacation time. In other words, It is at least from 7 days to 15 days including imperial cities is enough time to see the country’s highlights. You can combine trekking in the Atlas Mountains with leisure on the Atlantic coast in two weeks during 15 day travelling Morocco.
Trip of 15 days in Morocco
Day 1: Pick up from Airport – Casablanca.
We will pick you up from your Airport. Then, we will start our 15 day travelling in Morocco from Casablanca. In other words, we will see one of the largest functioning mosques in Africa and is the 7th largest in the world. Moreover, there’s one more thing to do in Casablanca, Rick’s Cafe. Later, we will continue to discover the ocean or Corniche after we dropp you off in a hotel to relax.
On this 15 day itinerary, you’ll explore Morocco and mosques specifically and Medina of Casablanca including the main attractions. As well as, Gardens, Church and Square.
Day 2: Casablanca – Rabat.
Today, we will explore Rabat, the capital of Morocco. For example, Oudaya kasbah has classic medieval architecture symbolic of Rabat’s early history. So, it originally constructed in the 13th century for defensive purposes. In addition, the Mausoleum of Mohammed V located on the opposite side of the Hassan Tower. Three royal family members buried here Mohammed V, Hassan II and his brother, Moulay Abdellah. Rabat is located on the Atlantic coast, at the mouth of the Bou Regreg River. On the opposite bank of the river lies the city of Salé and one of the country’s four imperial cities. The four cities Fes, Marrakesh, Meknez, and Rabat are the so-called imperial cities of the Kingdom of Morocco.
Day 3: Rabat – Chefchaouen.
We will drive from Rabat to Chefchaouen (Blue town) via the city of Kenitra and the Rif Mountains crossing Wazzan city. It is one the main agricultural area and other Rif villages. Chefchaouen city is known as the blue city and has old Medina. As you walk in the old medina, you really have to go through all the little side paths and everything. It is really beautiful. Yes, most people wear traditional clothing and just about everything painted in blue. In other words, the colors have certain interruption because blue keeps away the flies; some say Jewish people started it because the colour reminds them of peace. Others say, a marketing ploy in the 1970’s!
Fez CityFez still considered the country’s spiritual and cultural center. Over 1,200 years old, it is full of palaces, museums, mosques, fountains, habitations, and tiny small alleyways.
Day 4: Chefchaouen Relaxed Day.
Today will be spent around the small charming city at Mountains. Chefchaouen also called The Pearl of the north is a city of captivating beauty. In other words, the Outta El Hammam Square is probably the busiest spot in the blue city. Moreover, it is the largest and most important square in the city. So, this is a unique historical Medina.
People travel from all corners of the Earth to see this blue coloured district. There are many legends associated with this blue color. Some say that when the Jews moved here they wanted to define their identity, so they started painting the houses with paint mixed with indigo, as opposed to the green Muslim houses. Therefore, if you want to take pictures without people in them, get up and about at 8 am.
Day 5: Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Fez.
Today, we will leave the Chefchaouen and head to discover the Archaeological Site of Volubilis. Then, Meknes which is one of Moroccan Imperial cities.
Meknes, El Hedim square, Bab El Mansour and Volubilis. In addition, Volubilis was he capital of the Roman Province of Mauritania. The ruins are located on a hill with a great view of the valley below. The Roman ruins of Volubilis have some of the finest mosaics to be seen in North Africa. In other words, this place is absolutely one of the places you must visit when you’re in Meknes. After that, Medina is the old town of the imperial city of Meknes. Obviously, El Hedim Square and Bab Mansour Gate, the main square of the city and the center, where all local people come at evening. Really fantastic places!
Day 6: Fez Sightseeing.
If you are in Fes, a walk through the Medina is a must ! Besides, there are beautiful old souks, mosques, shops, old leather tannery and copper smiths. However, this a must when in Fes. There is also old Jewish cemetery. As well as, you will have very interesting experience as you go through a labyrinth of streets and shops all covered. In addition, there is another land mark! Bab Boujloud is the very elaborate gate to the Medina, the souk and the market place.
Yes, there is the Blue Gate which dates to the 12th century. The original gate is still there, right next to the new gate, and you can still see it as it lies to the left as you enter Bab Boujloud. Besides, Bou Inania Medersa is a wonderful achievement. This 14th century building was meant to be a school for Islamic teaching.
Day 7: Fez – Ifrane – Ziz Valley – Desert.
Today will be our highlight Sahara desert, we will drive to Merzouga over the Middle Atlas, Ifrane, cedar forests and see the Barbarian apes. In addition, we will ahead towards Ziz valley and Errachidia. On the way, we will enjoy scenic of Atlas Mountains, valley and rocky desert. Then, we will continue our Moroccan desert tour to Merzouga where our highlight day will be! Yes, it will be special night in Erg Chebbi desert under stars with overnight in nomadic tent.
Our Highlight Activity during 15 day travelling Morocco will be camel ride in desert Merzouga, will give you a lifetime experience in the Sahara Desert by camel trek over the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. The Sahara desert is amazing, sunset, camel ride, nomad tent, dinner, camp fire and dancing.