12 days in Morocco Itinerary

12 days in Morocco Itinerary

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12 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Casablanca
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Rabat
— Few hours
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Tangier
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
5
Fes
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Casablanca
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Casablanca

Casablanca ©
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Musee Abderrahman Slaoui, then buy something for everyone on your list at Morocco Mall, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Casablanca vacation planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Casablanca is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Casablanca due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Casablanca can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee Abderrahman Slaoui ©
Musee Abderrahman Slaoui
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Museum of Moroccan Judaism ©
Museum of Moroccan Judaism

few
hours
Rabat

Rabat ©
On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
On the 14th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, and then stroll the grounds of Chellah.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rabat trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Casablanca to Rabat takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Casablanca in October, Rabat is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chellah ©
Chellah
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre ©
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre

1
night
Tangier

Tangier
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tangier trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Rabat to Tangier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Tangier when traveling from Rabat in October, with lows around 62°F. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

2
nights
Chefchaouen

Chefchaouen ©
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades d'Akchour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Old City. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Local Berbere Artisanal, take an in-depth tour of Kasbah Museum, then stop by La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin, and finally make a trip to Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Tangier to Chefchaouen takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cascades d'Akchour ©
Cascades d'Akchour
La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin ©
La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin

1
night
Fes

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Nejjarine Museum of Wood Arts and Crafts, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kairaouine Mosque (Mosque of al-Qarawiyyin), and then stroll through Travel To Desert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Foret d'ain Chkef and then tour the water at your own pace with Viatges Al Marroc- Day Tours.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fes online journey planner .

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Fes sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Foret d'ain Chkef ©
Foret d'ain Chkef

3
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 19th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Ben Youssef Madrasa, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, and finally contemplate the long history of Mellah. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Bahia Palace, see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip itinerary website .

Fly from Fes to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Marrakech, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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night
Casablanca

Casablanca ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): wander the streets of Quartier Habous.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Casablanca trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Casablanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Marrakech in October, you will find days in Casablanca are a bit cooler (77°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Notre Dame de Lourdes
Quartier Habous ©
Quartier Habous
Spas & Wellness

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