53 days in Morocco & Tunisia Itinerary

53 days in Morocco & Tunisia Itinerary

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1
Marrakech, Morocco
— 7 nights
2
Ouarzazate, Morocco
— 3 nights
3
Erg Chebbi, Morocco
— 2 nights
4
Casablanca, Morocco
— 2 nights
5
Rabat, Morocco
— 5 nights
6
Meknes, Morocco
— 4 nights
7
Fes, Morocco
— 5 nights
8
Tunis, Tunisia
— 11 nights
9
Hammamet, Tunisia
— 5 nights
10
Sousse, Tunisia
— 1 night
11
Monastir, Tunisia
— 2 nights
12
Kairouan, Tunisia
— 2 nights
13
Djerba Island, Tunisia
— 2 nights

7
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cascades d'Ouzoud as well as Mount Toubkal. Visit Koutoubia Mosque and Medersa Ben Youssef for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Marrakech Museum and Dar Moulay Ali, Maison de la France a Marrakech. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, examine the collection at Musee de Bijoux Nawahi, and admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech tour planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Marrakech is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jeddah to Marrakech, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jeddah in December: highs in Marrakech hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cascades d'Ouzoud, Mount Toubkal
Highlights from your plan
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Menara Gardens and Pavilion ©
Menara Gardens and Pavilion

3
nights
Ouarzazate, Morocco

Ouarzazate ©
Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Oasis Fint, Taourirt Kasbah, Kasbah of Tifoultoute, and other attractions. Step out of Ouarzazate to go to Ait Ben Haddou and see Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, which is approximately 32 minutes away.

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Getting from Marrakech to Ouarzazate by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ouarzazate when traveling from Marrakech in January, with lows around °C. You'll set off for Erg Chebbi on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Ait Ben Haddou
Highlights from your plan
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Ounila Valley ©
Ounila Valley
Oasis Fint ©
Oasis Fint

2
nights
Erg Chebbi, Morocco

Erg Chebbi ©
On the 11th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Erg Chebbi Dunes.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Erg Chebbi online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Ouarzazate to Erg Chebbi by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Erg Chebbi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Casablanca on the 12th (Wed).

Things to do in Erg Chebbi

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Erg Chebbi Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Place Mohammed V.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Casablanca trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Erg Chebbi to Casablanca takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Erg Chebbi in January, Casablanca is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Quartier Habous ©
Quartier Habous
Place Mohammed V ©
Place Mohammed V

5
nights
Rabat, Morocco

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Andalusian Gardens as well as Les Jardins Exotiques de Bouknadel. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chellah and Hassan Tower. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Jardin Zoologique de Rabat. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias and admire the masterpieces at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art.

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Traveling by car from Casablanca to Rabat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Casablanca in January: high temperatures in Rabat hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 19th (Wed), you're off to Meknes.

Things to do in Rabat

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Zoologique de Rabat ©
Jardin Zoologique de Rabat
Chellah ©
Chellah
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias

4
nights
Meknes, Morocco

Meknes ©
One of Morocco's imperial cities, Meknes draws visitors with an abundance of historic monuments and impressive Moorish-style architecture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bab Mansour Laleuj as well as Moulay Idriss Zerhoun. Get a sense of the local culture at Bou Inania Medersa and Heri es Souani. Meknes Medina and El Hedim Square will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Volubilis, contemplate the waterfront views at Sahrij Swani, and make a trip to Bab El-Khemis Gate.

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

Getting from Rabat to Meknes by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Rabat in January: high temperatures in Meknes hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll set off for Fes on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Meknes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Highlights from your plan
Archaeological Site of Volubilis ©
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Meknes Medina ©
Meknes Medina

5
nights
Fes, Morocco

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dar Batha Museum, Bou Inania Medersa and Ifrane National Park. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Medina of Fez and admire the striking features of Bab Bou Jeloud.

Start your trip to Fes by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Meknes to Fes by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Fes can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tunis.

Things to do in Fes

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ifrane National Park
Highlights from your plan
Ifrane National Park ©
Ifrane National Park
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Dar Batha Museum ©
Dar Batha Museum

11
nights
Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Get some cultural insight at The National Bardo Museum and Uthina (Oudhna). Appreciate the collections at Carthage Museuma and Punic Ports & Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tunis: Bizerte (Fort d'Espagne & Ichkeul National Park) and Bulla Regia (in Jendouba). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque, wander the streets of Medina of Tunis, delve into the distant past at Baths of Antoninus, and contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tunis trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fes to Tunis by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Fes to Tunis is 1 hour. Traveling from Fes in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Tunis, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hammamet.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Carthage, Sidi Bou Said, Bizerte, Uthina (Oudhna), Bulla Regia
Highlights from your plan
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum
Ichkeul National Park
Ichkeul National Park
Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque

5
nights
Hammamet, Tunisia

Hammamet ©
Budget-constrained beach lovers relish a vacation in Hammamet, one of Tunisia's oldest resort towns known for its lush greenery.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like L'aqueduc de Zaghouan and Ruins of Kerkouane. Museum-lovers will appreciate D'Enfidha and Musee Archeologique de Nabeul. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hammamet: The Water Temple (in Zaghouan) and Takrouna (in Enfidha). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musee des Religions, steep yourself in history at Kasbah of Hammamet, make a trip to Medina of Hammamet, and take a stroll through Yasmin Hammamet.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Hammamet holiday builder website.

You can drive from Tunis to Hammamet in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 13th (Sun), you're off to Sousse.

Things to do in Hammamet

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Zaghouan, Enfidha, Musee Archeologique de Nabeul, Ruins of Kerkouane
Highlights from your plan
L'aqueduc de Zaghouan ©
L'aqueduc de Zaghouan
D'Enfidha ©
D'Enfidha
Takrouna ©
Takrouna

1
night
Sousse, Tunisia

Sousse ©
Known for its historic medina quarter, a World Heritage Site, the city of Sousse boasts a rich history that dates back to the 11th century BCE.
Find out how to plan Sousse trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Hammamet to Sousse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Sousse are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Monastir.

Things to do in Sousse

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Medina of Sousse ©
Medina of Sousse
Sousse Archaeological Museum ©
Sousse Archaeological Museum
Sousse Ribat RIBAT ©
Sousse Ribat RIBAT

2
nights
Monastir, Tunisia

Monastir ©
Known for its imposing 8th-century fortress, the coastal city of Monastir offers visitors pristine beaches, a scenic waterfront, and a number of historic buildings to admire.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): go for a stroll along the water at Monastir Marina, thenstep into the grandiose world of Ribat of Monastir, and then examine the collection at Musee du Costume Traditionnel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Bourghiba Mausoleum, thendelve into the distant past at Amphitheatre of El Jem, and then get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of El-Djem.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Monastir online attractions planner.

Monastir is just a short distance from Sousse. February in Monastir sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kairouan.

Things to do in Monastir

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

El-Jem
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre of El Jem ©
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Bourghiba Mausoleum ©
Bourghiba Mausoleum
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem ©
Archaeological Museum of El-Djem

2
nights
Kairouan, Tunisia

Kairouan ©
Kairouan, is the capital of the Kairouan Governorate in Tunisia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Medina of Kairouan, admire the striking features of The Great Mosque of Kairouan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber), thendon't miss a visit to Governor's House, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Three Doors Mosque.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kairouan visit planner.

Traveling by car from Monastir to Kairouan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Djerba Island on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Kairouan

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Great Mosque of Kairouan ©
The Great Mosque of Kairouan
Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber) ©
Mosque Sidi Sahbi (Mosque of the Barber)
Medina of Kairouan
Medina of Kairouan

2
nights
Djerba Island, Tunisia

Djerba Island ©
Explore pristine beaches and charming villages on a vacation on Djerba Island, a small island in the Gulf of Gabes known for its Berber population.
To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Djerba Island trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kairouan to Djerba Island in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. February in Djerba Island sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 20th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Djerba Island

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba ©
Musee Du Patrimoine Traditionnel De Djerba
Cave of Ali Berbere
Cave of Ali Berbere

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