48 days in Morocco Itinerary

48 days in Morocco Itinerary

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48 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  26​h
1
Rabat
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Tangier
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
4
Fes
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Errachidia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Merzouga
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
M'Hamid
— 1 day
taxi + bus:  3​h 45​min
8
Ouarzazate
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Marrakech
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Imlil
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Essaouira
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Agadir
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
13
Casablanca
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

4
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, parks, zoos & aquariums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, admire the striking features of Hassan Tower, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, and explore the ancient world of Chellah.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Rabat online travel planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Rabat is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Rabat, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: highs in Rabat hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Sale
Highlights from your plan
Les Jardins Exotiques de Bouknadel ©
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah

4
nights
Tangier

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tangier: Tetouan (Dar El Oddi & Dar Sanaa) and Asilah (Asilah Medina & Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam). There's still lots to do: see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, stroll around Parc Perdicaris, see the interesting displays at American Legation, and Head underground at Hercules Cave.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tangier route planner .

Drive from Rabat to Tangier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. While traveling from Rabat, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Tangier, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Tetouan, Asilah
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Spas
Dar El Oddi ©
Dar El Oddi

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Talassemtane National Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): stop by Local Berbere Artisanal and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen travel site .

Traveling by car from Tangier to Chefchaouen takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Talassemtane National Park ©
Talassemtane National Park
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque

4
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.
Step out of Fes to go to Meknes and see Bou Inania Medersa, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Medina of Fez, pick up some new knowledge with Medina Children's Library, take in the exciting artwork at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, and mingle with the ghosts of the past at So Travel Tour.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fes day trip tool .

Take a bus from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Fes can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Errachidia.

Things to do in Fes

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

So Travel Tour, Bou Inania Medersa
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa

1
night
Errachidia

Errachidia ©
On the 17th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at Mohamed Toulali and then examine the collection at Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Errachidia trip planner .

Getting from Fes to Errachidia by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Errachidia when traveling from Fes in September, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Merzouga.

Things to do in Errachidia

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna ©
Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna

4
nights
Merzouga

Merzouga ©
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Change things up with these side-trips from Merzouga: Rissani (The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif, Sahara Gallery Rissani, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Erg Chebbi Dunes, head off-road at local off-road trails, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Laoun, and get outside with Viajes por el Desierto.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Merzouga holiday builder site .

Traveling by car from Errachidia to Merzouga takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Merzouga

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

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

1
day
M'Hamid

M'Hamid ©
Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the fascinating landscape at Atmospher Erg Chigaga.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the M'Hamid road trip planning site .

You can drive from Merzouga to M'Hamid in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Atmospher Erg Chigaga ©
Atmospher Erg Chigaga

3
nights
Ouarzazate

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ouarzazate: Kasbah Amridil (in Skoura Ahl El Oust), Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou (in Ait Ben Haddou) and Azlag Dagger Cooperative (in El Kelaa M'gouna). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating landscape at Moroccan Sahara, admire the masterpieces at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate, get outside with Fikra Travel, and admire the landmark architecture of The Old Synagogue.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ouarzazate trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from M'Hamid to Ouarzazate in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Kasbah Amridil
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Moroccan Sahara ©
Moroccan Sahara
Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate ©

6
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.
When in Marrakech, make a side trip to see Le Paradis du Safran in Ourika, approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fnaa, steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh, and admire the striking features of Koutoubia Mosque.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from Ouarzazate to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Imlil.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

High Atlas Mountains, Le Paradis du Safran
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

2
nights
Imlil

Imlil
Nestled in the High Atlas Mountains, the village of Imlil boasts a pleasant, cool climate and scenic surroundings.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): make a trip to Le Savo'art Fer and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Toubkal.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Imlil trip planner .

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Imlil takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Imlil

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Mount Toubkal, Le Savo'art Fer
Highlights from your plan
Mount Toubkal
Mount Toubkal
Le Savo'art Fer ©
Le Savo'art Fer

4
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, beaches, spas, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, head outdoors with Essaouira Urban Adventures, wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, and make a trip to Essaouira Ramparts.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Essaouira trip builder site .

Getting from Imlil to Essaouira by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Essaouira can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Agadir.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Kaouki Surf School
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Walking tours

4
nights
Agadir

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Agadir: Taroudant (Bijouterie Essada Silversmith & Palais Claudio Bravo Camus, Taroudant - Morocco) and Plage Imi Ouaddar (in Imi Ouaddar). The adventure continues: make a trip to Seafront Promenade, stop by L'Echappee Belle Etape Berbere, explore the striking landscape of Taghazout Skatepark, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Agadir.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Agadir trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Essaouira to Agadir in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Taroudant, Taghazout Skatepark, Horseback Riding Tours, Plage Imi Ouaddar
Highlights from your plan
Plage d'Agadir ©
Plage d'Agadir
Taghazout Skatepark ©
Taghazout Skatepark
Seafront Promenade ©
Seafront Promenade

6
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.
Explore Casablanca's surroundings by going to Shrine of Rabbi Abraham Moul Niss (in Azemmour) and Mazagan Golf Club (in El Jadida). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Gare de Casa Port, and see the interesting displays at Dar Al Ala.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Casablanca vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Agadir to Casablanca by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Mazagan Golf Club, Shrine of Rabbi Abraham Moul Niss
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Food Tours

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