35 days in Ghana & Morocco Itinerary

35 days in Ghana & Morocco Itinerary

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35 days in Ghana & Morocco Itinerary

Start: Edmonton, Canada
Fly:  27​h
1
Accra, Ghana
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Kumasi, Ghana
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Cape Coast, Ghana
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
4
Fes, Morocco
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Casablanca, Morocco
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Essaouira, Morocco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Agadir, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Edmonton, Canada


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4
nights
Accra, Ghana

Accra ©
On a tour of Accra, you can experience the vivacious and dynamic atmosphere of Ghana's sprawling capital city, a commercial and tourist hub of the region.
Step out of Accra with an excursion to Umbrella Rock in Koforidua--about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: try your luck at Millionaires Casino Accra, appreciate the history behind Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church of the Most Holy Trinity.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Accra route builder .

Edmonton, Canada to Accra is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Accra is 7 hours. Traveling from Edmonton in March, things will get much warmer in Accra: highs are around 38°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kumasi.

Things to do in Accra

Outdoors Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Umbrella Rock
Highlights from your plan
Labadi Pleasure Beach ©
Labadi Pleasure Beach
Umbrella Rock ©
Umbrella Rock
Artists Alliance Gallery ©
Artists Alliance Gallery

2
nights
Kumasi, Ghana

A bustling center of trade and culture, Kumasi remains among Ghana's liveliest and most significant urban centers.
On the 31st (Tue), let little ones run wild at Rattray Park, then see the interesting displays at Manhyia Palace Museum, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Okomfo Anokye Sword Site, then brush up on your military savvy at Kumasi Fort - Ghana Armed Forces Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wesley Methodist Cathedral, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Kumasi City Mall.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kumasi day trip planning app .

Getting from Accra to Kumasi by flight takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Kumasi, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cape Coast.

Things to do in Kumasi

Tours Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Wesley Methodist Cathedral ©
Wesley Methodist Cathedral
Kumasi City Mall ©
Kumasi City Mall

2
nights
Cape Coast, Ghana

Cape Coast ©
While it may seem like a regular fishing port at first glance, Cape Coast bears traces of the Portuguese, British, Danish, Swedish, and the Dutch colonists who variously ruled here.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Elmina Castle, step into the grandiose world of Cape Coast Castle, and then make a trip to Fort Amsterdam. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Kakum National Park and then contemplate the long history of Fort St. Jago.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Cape Coast online attractions planner .

Drive from Kumasi to Cape Coast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Cape Coast are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Cape Coast

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Elmina, Fort Amsterdam
Highlights from your plan
Cape Coast Castle ©
Cape Coast Castle
Elmina Castle ©
Elmina Castle
Fort Amsterdam ©
Fort Amsterdam

5
nights
Fes, Morocco

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Get out of town with these interesting Fes side-trips: Meknes (Meknes Medina, Bou Inania Medersa, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Synagogue Ibn Danan, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fes trip builder website .

Getting from Cape Coast to Fes by combination of bus and flight takes about 15.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Cape Coast in April, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Fes: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Fes

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Meknes, Archaeological Site of Volubilis, So Travel Tour
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa

5
nights
Casablanca, Morocco

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rabat (Kasbah des Oudaias, Chellah, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, contemplate the long history of Synagogue Beth-El, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and stop by La galerie de l'aimance.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Casablanca road trip site .

Getting from Fes to Casablanca by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Fes in April, plan for little chillier days in Casablanca, with highs around 24°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games

Side Trip

Rabat
Highlights from your plan
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah

5
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Le Paradis du Safran in Ourika (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fnaa, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, and make a trip to Medina of Marrakesh.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Marrakech trip builder .

You can drive from Casablanca to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. While traveling from Casablanca, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

High Atlas Mountains, Le Paradis du Safran
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

4
nights
Essaouira, Morocco

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, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trot along with a tour on horseback, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll through Medina of Essaouira, and look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Essaouira trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Marrakech to Essaouira by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marrakech in April: highs in Essaouira hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Agadir.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Walking tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira

4
nights
Agadir, Morocco

Agadir ©
Completely rebuilt after a catastrophic earthquake in 1961, the coastal city of Agadir rose from the ruins and grew into Morocco's premier beach destination.
Agadir is known for beaches, parks, shopping, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Seafront Promenade, contemplate the long history of Agadir Kasbah, take in the waterfront activity at Marina D'agadir, and kick back and relax at Plage d'Agadir.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Agadir road trip site .

Drive from Essaouira to Agadir in 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Shopping Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Plage d'Agadir ©
Plage d'Agadir
Seafront Promenade ©
Seafront Promenade
Spas

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