22 days in Morocco Itinerary

22 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fes
— 2 nights
2
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
3
Nador
— 2 nights
4
Merzouga
— 3 nights
5
M'Hamid
— 1 day
6
Agadir
— 3 nights
7
Essaouira
— 3 nights
8
Marrakech
— 5 nights

2
nights
Fes

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Do your shopping at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat and Maze of Fez. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Medina of Fez and Medina Children's Library. Get out of town with these interesting Fes side-trips: Bou Inania Medersa (in Meknes) and Haroune Aqueduct (in Moulay Idriss). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fes vacation planning app.

Ottawa, Canada to Fes is an approximately 17-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Ottawa to Fes due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ottawa in May, expect Fes to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

Bou Inania Medersa, Haroune Aqueduct
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

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.
On the 9th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nador.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina

2
nights
Nador

Nador ©
Nador is a coastal city and provincial capital in the northeastern Rif region of Morocco with a population of about 161,726 . Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage d'El Kallat and then enjoy the sand and surf at Charrana Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): explore the activities along Laguna de la Marchica and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Gurugu.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nador trip planner.

Getting from Chefchaouen to Nador by car takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Chefchaouen to Nador, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Merzouga.

Things to do in Nador

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Charrana Beach ©
Charrana Beach

3
nights
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Merzouga Desert. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Erg Chebbi Dunes, head outdoors with Thundra Adventure, stop by Depot Nomade, and examine the collection at Musee Nomade.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Merzouga itinerary planner.

Drive from Nador to Merzouga in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Nador to Merzouga is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Musee Nomade, Erg Chebbi Dunes, Thundra Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert
Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes

1
day
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 15th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Atmospher Erg Chigaga.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our M'Hamid road trip planner.

Getting from Merzouga to M'Hamid by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Agadir.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Atmospher Erg Chigaga ©
Atmospher Erg Chigaga

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Plage Imi Ouaddar and Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Plage d'Agadir and Plage d'Imsouane. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at UpcycleMo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocoparc, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

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Getting from M'Hamid to Agadir by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plage d'Imsouane, Plage Imi Ouaddar, Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco
Highlights from your plan
Plage d'Agadir ©
Plage d'Agadir
Plage d'Imsouane ©
Plage d'Imsouane
Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco ©
Berbere Bike and Hike Morocco

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Plage de Sidi Kaouki and Horseback Riding Tours. Shop till you drop at Galerie la Kasbah and GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, tee off at Mogador Golf Academy, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Essaouira Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Essaouira travel app.

You can drive from Agadir to Essaouira in 3 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May in Essaouira, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Plage de Sidi Kaouki
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Walking tours

5
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saadian Tombs and Palacio da Bahia. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and High Atlas Mountains. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, admire the masterpieces at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, see the interesting displays at Marrakech Museum, and steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in May, you will find days in Marrakech are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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