35 days in Morocco Itinerary

35 days in Morocco Itinerary

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35 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Casablanca
1
Casablanca
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Rabat
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Meknes
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
4
Fes
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Erfoud
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Rissani
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
7
Merzouga
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
8
Moulay Idriss
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Chefchaouen
— 8 nights
+3
bus + foot + train + Fly:  10​h 15​min
10
Ouarzazate
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
11
Ait Ben Haddou
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Marrakech
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Essaouira
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Casablanca

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spas as well as The Corniche. On the 10th (Sun), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Place Mohammed V, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, then cruise along The Corniche, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Medina of Casablanca. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Quartier Habous, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame de Lourdes, then browse the different shops at Morocco Mall, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Casablanca trip itinerary planning app .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Mohammed V International Airport and Rabat-Salé Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Casablanca can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Spas Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Quartier Habous ©
Quartier Habous

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, admire the landmark architecture of Hassan Tower, then make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Rabat, then make a trip to Medina of Rabat, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, and finally meet the residents at Jardin Zoologique de Rabat.

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Getting from Casablanca to Rabat by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Casablanca in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 27°C in Rabat. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Meknes.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chellah ©
Chellah
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

2
nights
Meknes

Meknes ©
One of Morocco's imperial cities, Meknes draws visitors with an abundance of historic monuments and impressive Moorish-style architecture.
On the 14th (Thu), make a trip to Moulay Idriss Zerhoun. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Royal Stables, admire the landmark architecture of Heri es Souani, don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mouley Ismail, wander the streets of Meknes Medina, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bou Inania Medersa, and finally steep yourself in history at El Hedim Square.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Meknes tour itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Rabat to Meknes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Rabat in November, plan for little chillier days in Meknes, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Fes.

Things to do in Meknes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Meknes Medina ©
Meknes Medina
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Bab Mansour Laleuj ©
Bab Mansour Laleuj

2
nights
Fes

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the striking features of Bab Boujloud. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Moulay Abdellah Quarter, examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, then hunt for treasures at La Petite Maison Berbere, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Fes tour planner .

You can take a train from Meknes to Fes in an hour. Another option is to drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Erfoud.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Moulay Abdellah Quarter ©
Moulay Abdellah Quarter

2
nights
Erfoud

Erfoud ©
Erfoud is an oasis town in the Sahara Desert, in the Drâa-Tafilalet region in eastern Morocco. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): browse for treasures at Art Sahara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shrine of Shmuel Abu Hatziera, then look for gifts at Fossiles d'Erfoud, and finally see the interesting displays at Macro Fossiles Kasbah.

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You can drive from Fes to Erfoud in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Erfoud, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 20th (Wed), you're off toRissani.

Things to do in Erfoud

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Macro Fossiles Kasbah ©
Macro Fossiles Kasbah
Fossiles d'Erfoud ©
Fossiles d'Erfoud

1
day
Rissani

Rissani ©
Rissani is a town in Errachidia Province in eastern Morocco, located near Erfoud. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate the long history of The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif and then hunt for treasures at Souqs of Rissani.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rissani travel route builder app .

Rissani is just a stone's throw from Erfoud. In November, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Rissani

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Souqs of Rissani ©
Souqs of Rissani
The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif ©
The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif

2
nights
Merzouga

Merzouga ©
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
On the 21st (Thu), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Erg Chebbi Dunes. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Laoun, then look for gifts at Depot Nomade, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Merzouga road trip planning website .

Drive from Rissani to Merzouga in an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Moulay Idriss.

Things to do in Merzouga

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Erg Chebbi Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes
Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert
Depot Nomade ©
Depot Nomade

1
night
Moulay Idriss

Moulay Idriss ©
Moulay Idriss or Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, a town in northern Morocco located at, is spread over two hills at the base of Mount Zerhoun, the holy town of Moulay Idriss Zerhoune holds a special place in the hearts of the Moroccan people. On the 23rd (Sat), explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Volubilis.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Moulay Idriss trip itinerary tool .

Explore your travel options from Merzouga to Moulay Idriss with the Route module. In November, daily temperatures in Moulay Idriss can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Moulay Idriss

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site of Volubilis ©
Archaeological Site of Volubilis

8
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chefchaouen: Tangier (Walking tours, St Andrew, & more) and Tetouan (Medina of Tetouan, Dar El Oddi, & more). Spend the 1st (Sun) exploring nature at Talassemtane National Park. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina, stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Mosque, and take an in-depth tour of Kasbah Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Moulay Idriss to Chefchaouen in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tetouan, Tangier
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spas

2
nights
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©
Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
When in Ouarzazate, make a side trip to see Kasbah Amridil in Skoura Ahl El Oust, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Moroccan Sahara, look for gifts at chez Rabab, admire the striking features of Taourirt Kasbah, and don't miss a visit to Kasbah of Tifoultoute.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ouarzazate online attractions planner .

Getting from Chefchaouen to Ouarzazate by combination of bus, train, and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December in Ouarzazate, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Kasbah Amridil
Highlights from your plan
Oasis Fint ©
Oasis Fint
Moroccan Sahara ©
Moroccan Sahara
Walking tours

3
nights
Ait Ben Haddou

Ait Ben Haddou ©
Seen in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows, the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou takes visitors on a journey back to the 17th century with its impressive South Moroccan architecture, boasting earthen clay dwellings in walled kasbahs.
On the 5th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui and then make a trip to La Maison Berbere Nomade. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley and then steep yourself in history at Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ait Ben Haddou trip tool .

You can drive from Ouarzazate to Ait Ben Haddou in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Ait Ben Haddou are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 7th (Sat), you're off toMarrakech.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Telouet
Highlights from your plan
Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui ©
Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui

3
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: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech trip planner .

Getting from Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ait Ben Haddou in December since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Essaouira Beach, view the masterpieces at GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD, then don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, and finally steep yourself in history at Medina of Essaouira. Keep things going the next day: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, and then tee off at Mogador Golf Academy.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Essaouira trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Marrakech in December since evenings lows in Essaouira dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Essaouira

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

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