20 days in Morocco Itinerary

20 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Casablanca
— 2 nights
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Essaouira
— 2 nights
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Marrakech
— 5 nights
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Ouarzazate
— 3 nights
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Merzouga
— 3 nights
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Fes
— 2 nights
7
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights

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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.
Spend the 3rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, don't miss a visit to Mahkama du Pacha, look for gifts at Massinart, and contemplate the long history of Temple Beth-El.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca day trip planning site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Casablanca is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Jeddah to Casablanca due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Jeddah in December: high temperatures in Casablanca hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Mahkama du Pacha ©
Mahkama du Pacha

2
nights
Essaouira

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Essaouira trip planner.

Traveling by car from Casablanca to Essaouira takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December in Essaouira, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Horseback Riding Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
nights
Marrakech

Marrakech ©

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 9th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

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Drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Marrakech, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Ouarzazate

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Spend the 11th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 13th (Sun), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at Marruecos Mapa Tours and head outdoors with Fikra Travel.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ouarzazate visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Ouarzazate takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Marrakech in December, with highs in Ouarzazate at 20°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Merzouga.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure

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Marruecos Mapa Tours ©
Marruecos Mapa Tours
Walking tours

3
nights
Merzouga

Merzouga ©
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Merzouga is known for wildlife, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Dune Merzouga Camp, head outdoors with Thundra Adventure, see the interesting displays at Musee Nomade, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Merzouga planning tool.

Getting from Ouarzazate to Merzouga by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Dune Merzouga Camp ©
Dune Merzouga Camp
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert

2
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Fes

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, then learn something new at Medina Children's Library, and finally browse the exhibits of Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fes road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Merzouga to Fes takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

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Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine
Coin Berbere ©
Coin Berbere

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then stop by Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chefchaouen trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete ©
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete

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