17 days in Morocco Itinerary

17 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Tangier
— 1 day
2
Rabat
— 2 nights
3
Casablanca
— 2 nights
4
Agadir
— 1 night
5
Essaouira
— 2 nights
6
Marrakech
— 3 nights
7
M'Hamid
— 1 night
8
Fes
— 2 nights
9
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights

1
day
Tangier

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
On the 8th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tangier journey planner.

Newark, USA to Tangier is an approximately 13-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Tangier due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rabat.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Bab Mellah, then don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Russian Orthodox Church, then steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Mosque of Sale.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rabat trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tangier to Rabat takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tangier in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rabat, with lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sale
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Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stop by Marche Solidaire and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth-El, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then see the interesting displays at Dar Al Ala.

For reviews and other tourist information, read our Casablanca driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rabat to Casablanca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rabat in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Casablanca, with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Agadir.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Dar Al Ala ©
Dar Al Ala

1
night
Agadir

Agadir ©
Completely rebuilt after a catastrophic earthquake in 1961, the coastal city of Agadir rose from the ruins and grew into Morocco's premier beach destination.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): stop by Merroqui, make a trip to KASBAT SOUSS, and then admire the striking features of Caserne de Pompiers Agadir.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Agadir day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Casablanca to Agadir takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

Shopping
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Merroqui ©
Merroqui
KASBAT SOUSS ©
KASBAT SOUSS

2
nights
Essaouira

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 14th (Fri): head outdoors with Essaouira Urban Adventures, then stop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, and then see Off-Road Tours. Keep things going the next day: ride a horse along Cheval Essaouira, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then examine the collection at Cooperative feminie TILILA d'huile d'argane.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Essaouira trip planner.

You can drive from Agadir to Essaouira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Essaouira can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cheval Essaouira ©
Cheval Essaouira
Essaouira Urban Adventures ©
Essaouira Urban Adventures

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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Saadian Tombs, steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip builder.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Essaouira, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

1
night
M'Hamid

M'Hamid ©
Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Atmospher Erg Chigaga.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the M'Hamid trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Marrakech to M'Hamid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Nature · Parks
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Atmospher Erg Chigaga ©
Atmospher Erg Chigaga

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, learn and have fun at Medina Children's Library, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, then explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, and finally ponder the design of Palais Dar Pacha Tazi. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Fondouk Tsetouanien and then admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fes trip itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from M'Hamid to Fes takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Coin Berbere ©
Coin Berbere
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Mosque and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chefchaouen trip itinerary app.

Drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete ©
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque

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