26 days in Morocco Itinerary

26 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Essaouira
— 2 nights
2
Marrakech
— 4 nights
3
Ouarzazate
— 2 nights
4
Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
5
Merzouga
— 3 nights
6
Fes
— 3 nights
7
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
8
Tangier
— 2 nights
9
Rabat
— 3 nights
10
Casablanca
— 3 nights

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.
Essaouira is known for adventure, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaim Pinto Synagogue, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and ride a horse along Cheval Essaouira.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Essaouira route maker app.

New York City, USA to Essaouira is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Essaouira due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Essaouira are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trip

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

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: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, stroll the grounds of Saadian Tombs, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in June, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Ouarzazate

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate, thentake an in-depth tour of The Old Synagogue, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's extreme beauty at Moroccan Sahara, stop by chez Rabab, and then get outside with Fikra Travel.

For ratings and tourist information, read Ouarzazate online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Ouarzazate takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ouarzazate are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Moroccan Sahara ©
Moroccan Sahara
Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate ©
Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate

1
night
Boumalne Dades

Boumalne Dades ©
Boumalne Dades is a town in Tinghir Province, DrĂ¢a-Tafilalet, Morocco. On the 30th (Tue), make a trip to Roses Valley and then take in breathtaking views at Dades Gorges.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Boumalne Dades online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Ouarzazate to Boumalne Dades takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Boumalne Dades are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Roses Valley
Highlights from your plan
Dades Gorges ©
Dades Gorges

3
nights
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Step out of Merzouga with an excursion to Mezane Fossil Store in Rissani--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, head outdoors with Viajes por el Desierto, examine the collection at Musee Nomade, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

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Traveling by car from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Musee Nomade, Mezane Fossil Store
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert
Climbing Tours

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.
Fes is known for wildlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere, admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine.

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Getting from Merzouga to Fes by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In July, daily temperatures in Fes can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Museums Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Coin Berbere ©
Coin Berbere

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 7th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then stop by Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) 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 Berbere Carpete ©
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete

2
nights
Tangier

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Moise Nahon Synagogue, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thenexamine the collection at American Legation, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Bartholomew and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tangier online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Tangier takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Rabat.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Church of San Bartholomew
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
American Legation ©
American Legation

3
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.
Rabat is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rabat road trip website.

Traveling by train from Tangier to Rabat takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Tangier in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Rabat: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Sale
Highlights from your plan
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Marche Solidaire, see the interesting displays at Dar Al Ala, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Casablanca road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Rabat to Casablanca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rabat in July: highs in Casablanca hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Wine Tours & Tastings

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