23 days in Morocco Itinerary

23 days in Morocco Itinerary

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23 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  17​h
1
Casablanca
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Essaouira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Marrakech
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Tangier
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Fes
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Seattle

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Casablanca: Rabat (Hassan Tower, Kasbah des Oudaias, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, look for gifts at La galerie de l'aimance, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca trip planner .

Seattle, USA to Casablanca is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Seattle to Casablanca, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Casablanca, with lows of 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Rabat
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias

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, beaches, spas, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, look for gifts at Cooperative de bijoux Mogador Dag Souiri, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and contemplate the long history of Chaim Pinto Synagogue.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Essaouira trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Casablanca to Essaouira in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Casablanca in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Essaouira, with lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Horseback Riding Tours

6
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, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Menara Gardens and Pavilion, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, and contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Marrakech trip planner .

Drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Essaouira in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tangier.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

High Atlas Mountains
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

3
nights
Tangier

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Step out of Tangier with an excursion to Dar El Oddi in Tetouan--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, walk around Parc Perdicaris, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tangier trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Marrakech to Tangier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Marrakech in September, expect nights in Tangier to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are slightly colder, around 82°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Dar El Oddi
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dar El Oddi ©
Dar El Oddi

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 11th (Fri): make a trip to Spanish Mosque and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades d'Akchour and then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen visit planner.

You can drive from Tangier to Chefchaouen in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque
Cascades d'Akchour ©
Cascades d'Akchour

4
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.
Explore Fes' surroundings by going to Haroune Aqueduct (in Moulay Idriss) and Bou Inania Medersa (in Meknes). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, examine the collection at Musee Riad Belghazi, ponder the design of Palais Dar Pacha Tazi, and explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Fes trip planner .

You can take a bus from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. September in Fes sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fes

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Haroune Aqueduct, Bou Inania Medersa
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

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