28 days in Morocco Itinerary

28 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco travel planner

Make it your trip
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Marrakech
— 5 nights
Drive
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Essaouira
— 3 nights
Drive
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Casablanca
— 4 nights
Fly
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Ouarzazate
— 3 nights
Drive
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Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive
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Merzouga
— 3 nights
Drive
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Errachidia
— 1 night
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Fes
— 4 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Tangier
— 2 nights
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Marrakech

— 5 nights

Red City

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.
Spend the 25th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 27th (Tue) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and soak in style at Turkish baths.

Before you visit Marrakech, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Dublin, Ireland to Marrakech is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Dublin in April, you will find days in Marrakech are much warmer (31°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Essaouira

— 3 nights

Wind City of Africa

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: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie l'Arbre bleu, and look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Essaouira trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Marrakech in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Essaouira: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Casablanca

— 4 nights
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Casablanca: Rabat (La Villa des Arts, Kasbah des Oudaias, &more) and Bab Lamrissa (in Sale). Spend the 3rd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Casablanca online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Essaouira to Casablanca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Casablanca, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ouarzazate

— 3 nights

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ouarzazate: Kasbah Amridil (in Skoura Ahl El Oust) and Ounila Valley (in Ait Ben Haddou). Spend the 6th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating landscape at Moroccan Sahara, explore the world behind art at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate, get engrossed in the history at The Old Synagogue, and get in on the family fun at CLA Studios.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ouarzazate road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Casablanca to Ouarzazate takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Casablanca in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ouarzazate: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Wildlife · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Boumalne Dades

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on Marco Desert Expedition and then take in breathtaking views at Dades Gorges.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Boumalne Dades driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Ouarzazate to Boumalne Dades in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Merzouga

— 3 nights
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Explore Merzouga's surroundings by going to Art Sahara (in Erfoud) and Mezane Fossil Store (in Rissani). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Musee Nomade, explore the striking landscape at Erg Chebbi Dunes, and take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Laoun.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Merzouga holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Errachidia.

Things to do in Merzouga

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Errachidia

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Errachidia trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Merzouga to Errachidia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Errachidia can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Fes.

Things to do in Errachidia

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Fes

— 4 nights

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Spend the 15th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Maison Berbere, and take a stroll through Medina of Fez.

Plan my day in Fes using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Errachidia to Fes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Errachidia in May, expect Fes to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Chefchaouen

— 1 night
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 18th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then stop by Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Chefchaouen travel app.

Drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping

Tangier

— 2 nights
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 19th (Wed): get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Moise Nahon Synagogue, see the interesting displays at American Legation, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier.

Plan trip to Tangier with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Tangier in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tangier can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Morocco travel guide

4.2
Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.