12 Day Road Trip Itinerary in Morocco

The Ultimate Road Trip in Morocco through Marrakesh, Atlas Mountains and Cascades d’Akchour.

12 Day Road Trip Itinerary in Morocco

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12 days

1546 km

  • Hike to a number of beautiful waterfalls
  • Get lost in the maze of souks as you shop
  • Make stops in the beautiful scenery of Tinghir and Todra Gorge
  • Visit the colourful tanneries
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I've spent the last decade exploring the world— everything from solo trekking in the Andes to overlanding in Zambia, all while completing a PhD in Biomechanics. In 2020, I finally fulfilled my dream of becoming a full-time nomad!

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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1-3 Arrive in Marrakesh , take 3 day to explore the Medina, get lost in the maze of souks as you shop, and visit the Mederssa Ben Youssef. Book large double room with aircon at Riad Dar Nael for two nights 21 Riad Dar Nael
Day 4 Head to Dadès Valley, on your way there you can stop in Aït Benhaddou and Ouarzazate, the so-called “Moroccan Hollywood”. Stay a night at one the Riads. 340 Riad Dades Paradise
Day 5-6 Go to Merzouga. Make stops in the beautiful scenery of Tinghir and the impressive Todra Gorge on the way. Finally arrive in Merzouga to begin the Sahara Desert portion of the road trip. Explore Merzouga and ride the camels on the dunes. Sleep two at a remote camp in the Sahara Desert. 280 Sahara Desert Camping - Morocco - Erg Chebbi - Merzouga
Day 7-8 Leave for Fes. Explore the oldest Medina in Fes, visit the colourful tanneries, and check out street food options on offer in the Medina. Book two nights at Riad Rocco. 538 Riad Rocco
Day 9-10 Head to the Chefchaouen, the blue city o Morocco, and Wander through Outa el Hammam & Kasbah. Stay a night at Hotel Atlas Chaouen. Take a day to Cascades d’Akchour to hike a number of beautiful waterfalls and go to God's Bridge. 254 Hotel Atlas Chaouen
Day 11-12 Go to Oued Laou for a relaxing time on the beach and explore the town. Head to Tetouan for a flight to Fes. 113 Résidence Perla Del Mar

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