So, you have a wonderful two-week trip to Morocco planned and you do not know what to bring with you or where you should go.
Well, luckily for you, we have an idea of what you can do and what you will need for a trip to Morocco and that is what we are going to cover in this article.
So, without further ado, let us dive right in and get started!
Why Is A Travel Itinerary Important?
So, you are on the fence about making an itinerary. Is it worth your time?
Why would it be beneficial to have an itinerary for traveling? Well, that is what we are going to cover in this section.
- Maximize Your Time – By having a good travel itinerary you will undoubtedly maximize your time. To make an itinerary that works well you should factor in your travel time, the attractions you want to see while also leaving some time for spontaneous sightseeing, and unforeseen circumstances.
- Spending Management – If you have a plan you are likely to spend less money. You will get an idea of what the cost of your trip will be and what all your sightseeing adventures will cost. This can make it much easier to make a budget and stick to it.
- Fast and Easy Travel – By having a plan and knowing what places you can go, when you need to be there and what travel options are at your fingertips can make your travel time much faster and easier.
- Prioritizing – By having an itinerary on hand you can prioritize things that you NEED to see and things that you would like to see if you have time. You will need to make sure that your itinerary includes the essentials, like travel for example.
- Essentials – By having a plan in place you are less likely to forget essentials. If you are traveling from place to place you will need to make sure that your itinerary includes things that you need to bring. For example, clothing, medication, emergency numbers, locations of police stations, and anything else that you might need on a big trip.
Having a good travel itinerary can be a massive help to people that like to travel a lot or those of you that are uncomfortable with big trips.
Knowing what places you are going, how much it will cost and what you need is always a good thing.
Morocco Itinerary 14-Days
In this section we are going to cover everything you need to know about a 14-day Morocco itinerary (Also check out this Morocco Itinerary for 3 Days).
So, without further ado, let us take a look at what you need and where you should go in your delightful Moroccan trip.
On Day One Go Check Out Casablanca & Rabat
The best things that you could do in Casablanca are as follows:
- Enjoy the scenery and food in a gorgeous tearoom which overlook the city or Atlantic Ocean. You can sip on a tasty tea of yoru choice and enjoy a slice of perfectly cooked baklava. Heavenly!
- Go and see the beautiful Hassan II Mosque. This is a stunning building and one that has a picturesque seafront location that is to die for.
- Explore the souks and markets within Casablanca. Buy some lovely souvenirs, treats or other delightful trinkets that you can bring home. You might find that a handmade pair of slippers known as babouche will look wonderful in your home.
- Walk along the Corniche and take some beautiful photos of Casablanca. Memorable snapshots will certainly be great to show your friends and family when you get home.
- Check out the local shops in the central markets. Explore the local produce like fruits, veggies and other foods that are sold locally.
- You could spend the day at Mohammedia which is a lovely little sleepy town with gorgeous beaches and palm trees along the boulevards.
What about Rabat? There are quite a few things that you can do in Rabat that should be tons of fun. We have a short list below of some of the best thing you can do in Rabat:
- One of your first stops has to be the Hassan mosque which is the largest in the world. Despite this fact, this mosque was never finished.
- Take a wonder through the striking blue and white alleyways and houses around Kasbah of the Udayas. They are quite stunning and are not as crowded as other parts of Rabat.
- Go inside the Mausoleum of king Mohammed V and stare in awe at the interior of the stunning piece of Moroccan history.
- Check out the beautiful palais royal. This is where the Moroccan royal family live for the majority of time. You may only be able to look from afar but it is spectacular.
There are tons of other things that you can do in Rabat and Casablanca. So, if you did not see something here that you like, do not worry, you are bound to find another activity or part of either location that you can enjoy.
On Day Two And Three Check Out Chefchaouen (The Blue City)
There is so much to see in the blue city but below are just a few of the most awesome things to enjoy in this part of Morocco.
Below is our list of the best places to go in Chefchaouen:
- Try out the traditional cuisine at the Plaza Uta el-Hammam. You will be able to eat tasty food and drink while also taking in the spectacular vista of the blue city.
- Take a hike to the Akchour Waterfalls. The scenery is just stunning. You will definitely want to take some snapshots while you are out.
- Take a wonder down the narrow passages around the crowded piazzas and dead-end streets. We can assure you, it is worth it!
- On Mondays and Thursdays make sure to check out Chefchaouen Sou. You will be able to see many local vendors selling herbs, spices and other farm produce.
There are so many things that you can see and enjoy around the blue city. It really is a stunning place and one that you are bound to enjoy every second of.
On Day Four Check Out Volubilis & Meknes
Volubilis is stunning! There is so much to see and do in this gorgeous part of Morocco. Below are a few of the best things you can do:
- Take a daring trip to the top of Moulay Idriss. The panorama is absolutely breathtaking. So, the long winding path up is totally worth it to see the countryside and city below.
- Do you enjoy wine? Enjoy tasting some local wines at the Little Berber town of Domaine Zouina. The wine they make is said to be among the best in Morocco.
- You could take a trip to some of the local shops and purchase some agricultural products. The fresh cheese oil, nuts, dried fruits and other delicious Moroccan foods are 100%v worth the trip to some of the local markets.
- Take a trip to the Hammams of Moulay Idriss. This old bathhouse is an experience and one that you absolutely need to enjoy when you go to Morocco.
As for Meknes, there are several fun things that you can enjoy doing on your Moroccan trip. Below are a few of our top picks:
- Some Instagram-worthy pictures of yourself in front of the famous Bab Al-Mansour gateway. This historic site is absolutely stunning and it is certainly worth seeing.
- Check out the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, this gorgeous ornate tomb is the final resting place of a very famous Sultan in Morocco.
- If you like spooky history then you need to check out the Prison de Kara, this scary underground garrison is said to be haunted by prisoners trapped inside the building.
- Take a load off at Souk Sebbat if you want to purchase some gorgeous local artisanal products and crafts.
If you did not see something that you want to do in Meknes or Volubilis, do not worry, there are loads of other activities and places that you may find interesting to visit.
These are just a few ideas to give you an idea of what to do.
On Day Five Explore Fes
If you are going to Morocco you absolutely need to check out Fes. There is no much to see in this part of Morocco, but the following are our top picks:
- Check out Fes Medina, this is the biggest buildings of its kind in North Africa. It is a place that you absolutely need to make time to see if you are in Fes.
- Take a stroll through the Jnan Sbil Gardens. If you love nature and want to enjoy the scenery, then you need to take a wonder through these beautiful gardens. The plants, flowers and wildlife are absolutely stunning!
- Explore the Magican Bou Inania Madrasa, this iconic part of Fes is something that you absolutely need to see if you have the time to spare.
There are so many gorgeous parts of Fes to see, so do not be alarmed if you did not see something that you have on your list. These are just a few examples that you can check out.
On Day Six Check Out The Sights Of Ifrane, And Merzouga
There is so much to see in Ifrane and Merzouga, below are a few idea on what you can enjoy in Ifrane specifically:
- Take a ride on the tourist train around Ifraine. You will get to see the whole city in a fraction of time while still enjoying the beauty of Ifrane.
- Take a Picnic at Lac Aoua, if you want to enjoy some good Moroccan food and enjoy the great outdoors then you need to take a trip to the shores of Lac Aoua and have a picnic.
In Merzouga there is a lot that you can see. We have found a few of the most exciting and interesting things to do in this part of Morocco:
- You will need to check out the Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Especially around sunset when they light up brilliantly. No pictures will do this vista justice.
- Camp out at a Bedouin campsite and enjoy the blanket of stars that illuminate the night sky. It really is quite stunning!
- Check out a village which is occupied by Sudanese Gnaoua tribesmen. If you want to learn about Moroccan culture then you absolutely need to do this.
If you did not see what you were hoping for in this part of the itinerary, do not worry. The activities we put on here are just a few examples of what you might like to do in these parts of Morocco.
On Day Seven And Eight Visit Merzouga And Erg Chebbi
There is no way that you can enjoy Merouga and Erg Chebbi in one day, so on day seven you need to spend a whole day in these places to truly appreciate them.
Below are a few things that you could do in Merzouga and Erg Chebbi:
- Take a trip to Dayet Srji salt lake and observe the wildlife. If you enjoy nature and want to appreciate the Moroccan birdlife make sure to check out this salt lake.
- Trek to the spectacular Merzouga Oasis and enjoy the surrounding beauty. You will certainly appreciate the gorgeous nature surrounding Morocco.
- If you have a little money you could rent an ATV and ride across the sand dunes. If you are a thrill seeker then this may be a great option for you.
If you want to spend a little time in Erg Chebbi, there are a few things that you are going to need to do.
Below are a few of the best options:
- If you are feeling adventurous then you may want to take an overnight trek over Erg Chebbi sand dunes of camel back. It will be a night to remember.
- Stay in a gorgeous luxurious tent in Erg Chebbi. You will get to enjoy the scenery in absolute luxury
If you need some more things to do, make sure to do some research. There is a lot that you can do in these parts of Morocco.
On Day Nine Explore Todra Gorge
Take a day trip to Todra gorge and soak in the scenery, history and wildlife. It is something that you will remember until the day you die!
On Day Ten Spend The Day In Ouarzazate
You have to spend some time in Ouarzazate, this glorious part of Morocco is certainly something that you will not regret seeing.
Below are a few ideas on what you can enjoy there:
- Enjoy the sunrise at Ait Ben Addou, this beautiful spot is full of history and the view is utterly breathtaking. You need to take a few snaps.
- If you want to relax for a while and enjoy the vibe of Ouarzazate, you will need to spend an afternoon at fint oasis.
- Check out Telouet Kasbah, this beautiful valley is incredible and worth getting to know. There are parts of this area that have been abandoned for half a century or more. If you want to enjoy some of Moroccos’ history this will be the spot for you.
There are loads of other things you can do and experience in this part of Morocco. So, if you did not see something here that tickles your fancy, make sure to do a little more research.
On Day Eleven And Twelve Check Out Marrakech
If you want a few ideas on what to do in Marrakech make sure to check out our little list of things you can do in this gorgeous part of Morocco:
- Try out some of the amazing delicacies that this area is known for. Try visiting Djemaa el-Fna to get a taste for the local cuisine.
- Take a look at Rue Semmarine and explore the multitudes of Marrakech Souks.
- Take a wonder down to Majorelle gardens where you can sip some delicious tea and some treats while absorbing the vibe around you.
There are so many things to do in this part of Morocco, you will certainly be able to find hundreds of fun activities. So, do a little research if you want more to do.
On Day Thirteen And Fourteen Take A Trip To Essaouira For The Day
If you need a few ideas on what to do in Essaouira, you will certainly find the list below useful. But regardless of what you do, you need to check out this part of Morocco.
Take a stroll down the Medina, this beautiful part of Morocco is packed to the brim with history. So you need to check it out and enjoy the scenery.
Walk down the ramparts and enjoy the ocean view. If you want to walk down a part of Essaouira that has been around for a long time, you need to take a walk down the ramparts.
Explore the beaches of Essaouira, it is beautiful and refreshing, especially on a hot day.
Do a little additional research to get more ideas on what to do in this part of Morocco.
We hope that you have enjoyed reading this article and learning about what a good Moroccan itinerary should look like for a 14-day trip.
You could change up the locations if you so wish, but this itinerary should prove a good example and one that you will certainly be able to learn from.
If you are interested in reading more about Morocco and traveling to this amazing country, you should make sure to check out our website.
We cover a variety of topics that you are bound to find interesting.
With all of that said, hopefully you learned something about what a good Moroccan itinerary is. It really is easy to plan out a trip and it will make your life easier.