9 days in Morocco Itinerary

9 days in Morocco Itinerary

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9 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  8​h
1
Casablanca
— Few hours
train:  4​h
2
Fes
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Tangier
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Marrakech
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
6
Casablanca
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Cairo

few
hours
Casablanca

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.
For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Casablanca trip builder tool .

Cairo, Egypt to Casablanca is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Casablanca is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cairo in August, with highs in Casablanca at 32°C and lows at 24°C. On the 21st (Wed), you'll travel to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Fes trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Casablanca to Fes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Casablanca in August, you will find days in Fes are a bit warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Museums Shopping
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Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Bab Boujloud ©
Bab Boujloud

1
night
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 23rd (Fri): browse for treasures at Dar Moulay Idriss and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades d'Akchour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Kasbah Museum, don't miss a visit to Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chefchaouen sightseeing planning app .

Getting from Fes to Chefchaouen by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Tangier.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Dar Moulay Idriss ©
Dar Moulay Idriss
Cascades d'Akchour ©
Cascades d'Akchour

1
night
Tangier

Tangier
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tangier road trip planner.

Drive from Chefchaouen to Tangier in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Tangier can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will leave for Marrakech on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Tangier

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

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, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, steep yourself in history at Medersa Ben Youssef, and admire all the interesting features of Jemaa el-Fnaa.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Marrakech journey website .

You can fly from Tangier to Marrakech in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tangier in August: highs in Marrakech hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

1
night
Casablanca

Casablanca ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): browse the different shops at Morocco Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame de Lourdes.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Casablanca itinerary planner.

Drive from Marrakech to Casablanca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. While traveling from Marrakech, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Casablanca, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Shopping Historic Sites
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Morocco Mall ©
Morocco Mall
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Notre Dame de Lourdes ©
Notre Dame de Lourdes

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