60 days in Morocco & Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region Itinerary

60 days in Morocco & Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region Itinerary

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60 days in Morocco & Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region Itinerary

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

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Casablanca side-trips: Mazagan Golf Club (in El Jadida) and Shrine of Rabbi Abraham Moul Niss (in Azemmour). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, stop by La galerie de l'aimance, see the interesting displays at Dar Al Ala, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Casablanca trip itinerary maker tool .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Casablanca. In August, daily temperatures in Casablanca can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours Parks Golf

Side Trips

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

6
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, play a few rounds at Royal Golf Rabat, have some family-friendly fun at Electric Dreams, and make a trip to Complexe artisanal Oulja.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rabat trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Casablanca to Rabat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Casablanca in September: highs in Rabat hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

6
nights
Tangier

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Get out of town with these interesting Tangier side-trips: Dar El Oddi (in Tetouan), Moulay Bousselham Lagoon (in Moulay Bousselham) and Asilah (Church of San Bartholomew, Asilah Medina, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, don't miss a visit to Cap Spartel, stroll around Parc Perdicaris, and view the masterpieces at Bleu de Fes.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tangier route site .

Drive from Rabat to Tangier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Rabat in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tangier, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Asilah, Moulay Bousselham Lagoon, Dar El Oddi
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Spas
Dar El Oddi ©
Dar El Oddi

3
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.
Chefchaouen is known for historic sites, nature, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Talassemtane National Park, get engrossed in the history at Kasbah Museum, and make a trip to Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Chefchaouen online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Tangier to Chefchaouen takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

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

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Meknes (Bou Inania Medersa & Mausoleum of Mouley Ismail) and Haroune Aqueduct (in Moulay Idriss). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Medina of Fez, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, admire the striking features of Morocco In One Step, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Fes vacation planning site .

Getting from Chefchaouen to Fes by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, daily temperatures in Fes can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Errachidia.

Things to do in Fes

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Meknes, So Travel Tour, Archaeological Site of Volubilis, Haroune Aqueduct
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa

1
night
Errachidia

Errachidia ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Mohamed Toulali and then see the interesting displays at Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Errachidia trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Fes to Errachidia takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fes in September since evenings lows in Errachidia dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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

5
nights
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Merzouga: Rissani (The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif, Sijilmassa, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Erg Chebbi Dunes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature & Parks, examine the collection at Musee Nomade, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Merzouga trip planning site .

Drive from Errachidia to Merzouga in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Merzouga

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rissani, Musee Nomade, Erg Chebbi Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes
Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert

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.
On the 30th (Mon), admire nature's extreme beauty at Atmospher Erg Chigaga.

To plan M'Hamid vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Merzouga to M'Hamid in 7.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Agadir.

Things to do in M'Hamid

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

6
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: Plage Imi Ouaddar (in Imi Ouaddar), Taroudant (Palais Claudio Bravo Camus, Taroudant - Morocco, Tanneries, & more) and Plage d'Imsouane (in Imsouane). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Seafront Promenade, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Taghazout Skatepark, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocoparc, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Agadir trip maker tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from M'Hamid to Agadir in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

7
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.
When in Essaouira, make a side trip to see Plage de Sidi Kaouki in Sidi Kaouki, approximately 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, tour on your own time with Kaouki Surf School, and ride a horse along Cheval Essaouira.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Essaouira trip tool .

Traveling by car from Agadir to Essaouira takes 3 hours. In October in Essaouira, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Imlil.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Sidi Kaouki, Le Val d'Argan
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Walking tours

2
nights
Imlil

Imlil
Nestled in the High Atlas Mountains, the village of Imlil boasts a pleasant, cool climate and scenic surroundings.
On the 14th (Mon), make a trip to Le Savo'art Fer and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Toubkal.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Imlil trip tool .

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Imlil takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Imlil

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

10
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Treks All Morocco - Private Day Tours. Go for a jaunt from Marrakech to Ourika to see Le Paradis du Safran about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Marrakech trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Imlil to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle. October in Marrakech sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Le Paradis du Safran, High Atlas Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Treks All Morocco - Private Day Tours ©
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa

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