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Is it too much? suggestions?

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Is it too much? suggestions?

Hello,

so, in few days i'm traveling to Morocco, first to Marrakech and I'll spend few nights there and than i'll move on up north. I am staying for 15 days. So this is my plan and i want you guys to tell me is it too much, what to add and what not to do. I'm traveling alone for the first time, although i'm meeting some friends there.

1.Ariving to Marrakech at night. hostel

2.Exploring Marrakech

3.Same

4.Essaouira or Agadir one day tour

5.Same as 2,3,relax

6.morning train to Casablanca and spend whole day there, last train to Fez. hostel

7.exploring Fez

8.same.

9.Fez to Chefchaouen in the morning. Explore Chef. sleep there

10.Chef. till night, Back to Marrakech hostel

11.Marrakech whole day relax

12.Sahara Zagora tour 2 days/1night

13.coming back to Marrakech at evening,sleep in hostel.

14.Marrakech relax

15.going home

Should i include maybe Meknes instead of 11.Marrakech?

I wanted to visit Tangier but i excluded that as there is too much to see, and i would like to spend at least 2 days so i think that should i leave for next Morocco visit. That doesn't mean i m coming back there soon.

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1. Re: Is it too much? suggestions?

Sounds like my type of travel! (Yes you're creaming a lot in but i tend to do that too.) I'm no expert but a couple of observations: I'm not sure what there is to see in Agadir as I'm led to believe it's more of a big all inclusive hotels style tourist resort. Essaouira would be better if you're after coast. As you have several rest days in Marrakech I would definitely use one of those days to extend to a 3 day 2 night merzouga desert trip. Zagora is better than nothing but Merzouga will give you the dune pics you're after. (It's also a LONG time spent on the bus so a good opportunity for sleep.) Maybe use another rest day for a trip to Ourika valley or the other waterfalls for variety. You'll still have the evenings in Marrakech. 

Book your tours through your hostel if you can't face haggling outside for them. They're a good rate, can be booked the day before and you'll be picked up from your accommodation.

Day 10 doesn't make sense. It's a whole day journey back down to Marrakech. Maybe spend half the day in Chefchaouen then grab a seat in a grand taxi in the afternoon up to Tangier for dinner then the overnight train back to Marrakech? Chefchaouen is better with with 2 nights due to location and awkward transportation. Alternatively save Chefchaouen for your next trip where you can do there and Tangier at your leisure.

Just some food for thought. I'm sure others will chime in with more stuff.

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2. Re: Is it too much? suggestions?

You will see Morocco through a whirl of train and bus windows. Slow down. Cut at least one-third.

Day 12/13 is ridiculous, day 10 is a joke. You need to actually work out how you will travel, how long things will take.

Chefchaouen: https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g304…

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3. Re: Is it too much? suggestions?

Chefchaouen is like highlight of my trip, i m meeting friends there, so it has to be this time but i already considered 2 nights there. Agadir and Essaouira were just some thing to do cause i didn't know what to do. I am not that much into coast, i mean i love it but it's not necessary.

Fes is worth seeing and staying for few days right?

then maybe this way

1.same

2.same

3.Merzouga tour

4.-II-

5.back to Marrakech at evening

6.Marrakech, some tour maybe Ourika valley

7.morning train to Casablanca and spend whole day there, last train to Fez. hostel

8.exploring Fez

9.same.

10.Fez to Chefchaouen in the morning. Explore Chef. sleep there

11.Chefchaouen whole day. sleep there

12.Tangier by taxi and night train to Marrakech.

13.Marrakech

14.Marrakech (probably some tour one of these 2 days)

15.going home

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4. Re: Is it too much? suggestions?

why retourning to marrakech after the Marzouga tour ? why not directly go to Fes ?

and as said by ebabz123 , better to do the 3 day 2 night merzouga trip...

well here my suggestion :

1->3 Marrakech // 4->6 Marzouga trip // 7->10 Fes-[Volubilis(Meknes)=one day trip] // 11->13 chefchaoun // 14->from chefchaoun take directly supratour, it get u to the closest train station -> Marrakech

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5. Re: Is it too much? suggestions?

Darko, what you say about this, even if it is rushed so:

1 MARRAKECH

2.same

3. Merzouga tour - 1 night Ouarzazate

4. 1 night Todra Gorge/Dades

5-6. 1-2 nights Erg Chebbi (Merzouga village or so)

7. to Fes

8. exploring Fez , last train to Fez. hostel

9.exploring Fez

10. Fez to Chefchaouen in the morning. Explore Chef. sleep there

11.Chefchaouen whole day. sleep there

12.Tangier by taxi or by bus and night train to Casablanca and spend whole day there

13. back to Marrakech or via Beni Mellal to Ourika valley and spend 1 night there

14.to Marrakech

15.going home

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6. Re: Is it too much? suggestions?

@Otmane c , i wanted to back to marrakech after desert and not to Fez directly cause of my luggage. i don't want to bring all to desert. but i guess i will now as i see it's better option to go that way.

Khamlia, i guess i'll do it that way as it seems most reasonable. Thanks.

What about winter jacket for Sahara nights?

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7. Re: Is it too much? suggestions?

Now you not need winter jacket yet, I am right now back from there (2 days ago) and still it was warm at day, about 30 degree it was and at night not for winter jacket in any case. But warm sweater or something like that.

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8. Re: Is it too much? suggestions?

Merzouga for the desert trip..

8hr trip from Marrakech to there or 7hrs Fes to there. Riad Ali I'd a gem..mohammed. Mustafa and desert guide Ibrahim + his camels won't set u wrong. Absolutely sounds guys,fab accommodation, fab food, and excellent nite in the desert 😀.Were there this time last week, still in Marrakech, sorry we didn't stay there longer.

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