18 days in Morocco Itinerary

18 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Rabat
— 3 nights
Train
2
Tangier
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
4
Fes
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Essaouira
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Casablanca
— 2 nights
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Rabat

— 3 nights
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, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, delve into the distant past at Chellah, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Tower.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rabat trip planner.

New York City, USA to Rabat is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rabat, with lows around 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Tangier

— 2 nights
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): examine the collection at American Legation and then walk around Parc Perdicaris. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tangier holiday planner.

You can take a train from Rabat to Tangier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rabat in June, Tangier is little chillier at night with lows of 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours · Museums · Parks
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Chefchaouen

— 1 night
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 19th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen visit planner.

Traveling by car from Tangier to Chefchaouen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip

Fes

— 3 nights

Mecca of the West

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Spend the 22nd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, stop by Medina of Fez, and stop by Coin Berbere.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Fes trip planner.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Fes sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to fly to Marrakech.

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Marrakech

— 4 nights

Red City

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.
Spend the 24th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, take in the awesome beauty at High Atlas Mountains, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and examine the collection at Marrakech Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Marrakech trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Fes to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Marrakech are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

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Essaouira

— 2 nights

Wind City of Africa

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then trot along with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then trek along Cheval Essaouira.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Essaouira day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Marrakech in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Essaouira: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks
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Casablanca

— 2 nights
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque and then look for gifts at Jerraflore.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Casablanca day trip site.

You can fly from Essaouira to Casablanca in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Casablanca can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

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Morocco travel guide

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Diverse in landscapes and cultures, Morocco has long been a popular tourist destination, offering many quintessential North African vistas, sounds, and tastes. The ancient medinas of the main cities have retained their look and feel over the centuries, with bustling markets of colorful spice stalls, leather tanning in the streets, and teahouses. The dunes of the Sahara and the peaks of the High Atlas mountains battle for the interest of tourists on holiday in Morocco, with each possessing impressive, picturesque scenery, and hidden-away traditional villages, filled with crafts, carpets, and a rural way of life.