18 days in Morocco Itinerary

18 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Tangier
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Fes
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rabat
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Casablanca
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Essaouira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: New York City

1
night
Tangier

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parc Perdicaris, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenexamine the collection at American Legation, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Tangier travel route tool.

New York City, USA to Tangier is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Tangier are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours Parks Spas
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Parc Perdicaris ©
Parc Perdicaris
Spas

1
night
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 18th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, look for gifts at Local Berbere Artisanal, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chefchaouen trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tangier to Chefchaouen in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina

3
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.
Step out of Fes with an excursion to Bou Inania Medersa in Meknes--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, make a trip to Medina of Fez, browse the exhibits of Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, and have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Fes vacation builder app.

Drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Archaeological Site of Volubilis, Bou Inania Medersa, So Travel Tour
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, thensteep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rabat trip planner.

Getting from Fes to Rabat by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Fes in June, you will find days in Rabat are a bit cooler (76°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (76°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

3
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.
Casablanca is known for historic sites, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, perfect your strike at Tamaris Bowling, and don't miss a visit to Old Medina of Casablanca.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Casablanca trip maker website.

Getting from Rabat to Casablanca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rabat in June since evenings lows in Casablanca dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Food Tours

3
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.
Essaouira is known for adventure, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trot along with a tour on horseback, look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, ride a horse along Cheval Essaouira, and head outdoors with Essaouira Urban Adventures.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Essaouira trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Casablanca to Essaouira by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In June in Essaouira, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Cheval Essaouira ©
Cheval Essaouira
Essaouira Urban Adventures ©
Essaouira Urban Adventures

4
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: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of Medina of Marrakesh, deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Marrakech trip builder website.

Getting from Essaouira to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Essaouira in June, you will find days in Marrakech are a bit warmer (92°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

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