23 days in Morocco Itinerary

23 days in Morocco Itinerary

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23 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Toronto
ferry + Fly:  12​h
1
Casablanca
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Essaouira
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
4
M'Hamid
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Merzouga
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Errachidia
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Fes
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
8
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Tangier
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Toronto

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Casablanca: Rabat (Hassan Tower, Kasbah des Oudaias, & more). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and stop by La galerie de l'aimance.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Casablanca trip planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Casablanca is an approximately 12-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western European Time is 5 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in November, with highs in Casablanca at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Rabat
Highlights from your plan
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: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get all the equipment you need at Kaouki Surf School, and stop by Cooperative de bijoux Mogador Dag Souiri.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Essaouira day trip planning website .

You can fly from Casablanca to Essaouira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kaouki Surf School
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseback Riding Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, and stroll through Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marrakech travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Essaouira in November, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Marrakech

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the fascinating landscape at Esprite-Lamane and then explore the striking landscape at Atmospher Erg Chigaga. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our M'Hamid trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Marrakech to M'Hamid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Merzouga.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Atmospher Erg Chigaga ©
Atmospher Erg Chigaga
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Merzouga is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Erg Chebbi Dunes.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Merzouga trip maker site .

You can drive from M'Hamid to Merzouga in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Errachidia.

Things to do in Merzouga

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

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

1
night
Errachidia

Errachidia ©
On the 28th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Mohamed Toulali and then see the interesting displays at Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Errachidia tour itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Merzouga to Errachidia in 2 hours. November in Errachidia sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Fes.

Things to do in Errachidia

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna ©
Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Haroune Aqueduct (in Moulay Idriss) and Bou Inania Medersa (in Meknes). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Maison Berbere, and have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fes travel planning tool .

Getting from Errachidia to Fes by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Haroune Aqueduct, Bou Inania Medersa
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, then browse for treasures at Dar Moulay Idriss, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen trip builder app .

Getting from Fes to Chefchaouen by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tangier.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Dar Moulay Idriss ©
Dar Moulay Idriss

2
nights
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 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at American Legation and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then pause for some serene contemplation at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tangier trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Tangier in 2.5 hours. December in Tangier sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours Spas Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Spas
American Legation ©
American Legation

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