5 days in Marrakech, Ourika & Essaouira Itinerary

5 days in Marrakech, Ourika & Essaouira Itinerary

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Marrakech
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Ourika
— 1 night
Drive
3
Essaouira
— 1 night
Drive

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2
nights
Marrakech

Red City

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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Saadian Tombs, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and contemplate the long history of Medina of Marrakesh.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Marrakech. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Ourika.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Spas
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Highlights from your trip
Jardin Majorelle ©
Must see
Jardin Majorelle
4.2
Jemaa el-Fna
Flea Market
Jemaa el-Fna
3.0
Palacio da Bahia ©
Architectural Building
Palacio da Bahia
4.0

1
night
Ourika

Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stop by La Source de Tapis, then don't miss a visit to Le Savo'art Fer, then admire the natural beauty at Le Paradis du Safran, and finally admire the natural beauty at La safraniere de l'Ourika.

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You can drive from Marrakech to Ourika in an hour. In January in Ourika, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Ourika

Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip
Le Savo'art Fer ©
Landmark
Le Savo'art Fer
4.2
La Source de Tapis ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
La Source de Tapis
4.1

1
night
Essaouira

Wind City of Africa

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts, wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Essaouira trip planner.

You can drive from Ourika to Essaouira in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In January in Essaouira, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
Medina of Essaouira ©
World heritage site
Medina of Essaouira
4.6

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