9 days in Morocco Itinerary

9 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  2 h 15 min
1
Marrakech
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Merzouga
— 2 nights
+4
Taxi + Bus + Taxi + Fly + Bus:  13 h 45 min
End: Malaga

2
nights
Marrakech

Marrakech ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, then trek along Berber Ecomuseum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Boucharouite Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, then don't miss a visit to Medina of Marrakesh, and finally contemplate the long history of Medersa Ben Youssef.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Marrakech vacation planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Marrakech is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Lisbon in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Marrakech, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Museums Trails
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Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

1
night
Ait Ben Haddou

Ait Ben Haddou ©
Seen in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows, the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou takes visitors on a journey back to the 17th century with its impressive South Moroccan architecture, boasting earthen clay dwellings in walled kasbahs.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou and then appreciate the views at Ounila Valley.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ait Ben Haddou sightseeing site.

Getting from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Ait Ben Haddou can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley

1
night
Boumalne Dades

Boumalne Dades ©
Boumalne Dades is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): see Auberge Miguirne Chez Ali and then explore the stunning scenery at Dades Gorges.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Boumalne Dades trip builder tool.

Drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Boumalne Dades in 3 hours. April in Boumalne Dades sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Dades Gorges ©
Dades Gorges
Auberge Miguirne Chez Ali ©
Auberge Miguirne Chez Ali

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nights
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Sijilmassa and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Viajes por el Desierto and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Merzouga day trip planning app.

Drive from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Sijilmassa
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sijilmassa
Sijilmassa
Climbing Tours

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