28 days in Morocco Itinerary

28 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco trip itinerary maker

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Casablanca
— 1 day
Drive
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Essaouira
— 3 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 4 nights
Drive
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Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive
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Merzouga
— 1 night
Bus to Errachidia, Fly to Fes
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Fes
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tangier
— 6 nights
Train
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Rabat
— 3 nights
Drive
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Casablanca
— 4 nights

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Casablanca

— 1 day
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on Guide Lahcen, then relax in sumptuous surroundings at Wang Thai Spa, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Lalla Meryem.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Casablanca trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Mohammed V International Airport and Rabat-Salé Airport. In August, daytime highs in Casablanca are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

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.
On the 19th (Thu), wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, then take in the exciting artwork at Galerie la Kasbah, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Simon Attias Synagogue. Keep things going the next day: slough off your stress at Turkish baths, examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, then view the masterpieces at GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Essaouira vacation planner.

Getting from Casablanca to Essaouira by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Casablanca in August since evenings lows in Essaouira dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Marrakech

— 4 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech and Koutoubia Mosque. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Nikki Beach. The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, walk around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, and contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bahia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Marrakech travel tool.

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 August, expect Marrakech to be somewhat warmer, temps between 100°F and 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Boumalne Dades

— 1 night
For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boumalne Dades trip planner.

You can drive from Marrakech to Boumalne Dades in 5.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 100°F, and evening lows to 72°F. You will leave for Merzouga on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Merzouga

— 1 night
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
On the 26th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Camel Bivouac Merzouga and then take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Laoun.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Merzouga trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Museums · Shopping · Tours
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Fes

— 2 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.
On the 27th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine and then steep yourself in history at Borj Nord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): take a stroll through Medina of Fez, then soak away your stress at local Arab baths, and then admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Fes day trip site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Merzouga to Fes in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In August in Fes, expect temperatures between 99°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Spas

Chefchaouen

— 3 nights
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.
Visit Chefchaouen Medina and Grand Mosque for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Kasbah Museum and Local Berbere Artisanal. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Cascades d'Akchour, don't miss a visit to Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Chefchaouen tour builder.

You can drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Tangier

— 6 nights
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Dar El Oddi and The Ethnographic Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. We've included these beaches for you: Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam and Dalia Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Tangier side-trips: Asilah (Hammam Al Alba & Church of San Bartholomew) and Tetouan (Medina of Tetouan, Archaeological Museum of Tetouan, &more). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tangier Beach, don't miss a visit to Place du Grand 9 Avril 1947, take in the exciting artwork at Bleu de Fes, and admire the masterpieces at Fondation Lorin.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tangier trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Chefchaouen to Tangier by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tangier are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Rabat.

Things to do in Tangier

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Rabat

— 3 nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kasbah des Oudaias and Hassan Tower. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Currency Museum of the Bank Al-Maghrib and Au Grain de Sesame. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, admire the landmark architecture of Bab Lamrissa, admire the masterpieces at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art, and indulge in Japan's hot spring tradition at Traditional Thai Massage.

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Traveling by train from Tangier to Rabat takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tangier in September: highs in Rabat hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Casablanca

— 4 nights
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Plage Miramar. Get a sense of the local culture at Hassan II Mosque and Temple Beth-El. See even more of Casablanca: see the interesting displays at Musee Abderrahman Slaoui, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take a stroll through Quartier Habous, and enjoy the sea views from El Hank Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Casablanca road trip planner.

Getting from Rabat to Casablanca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Rabat in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Casablanca: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 68°F at night.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Morocco travel guide

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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.