21 days in Morocco Itinerary

21 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Fly
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Ouarzazate
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Marrakech
— 5 nights
Drive
4
Essaouira
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Agadir
— 1 night
Fly
6
Fes
— 4 nights
Drive
7
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
Drive to Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport, Fly to Newark

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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.
On the 2nd (Tue), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque and then relax and rejuvenate at Wang Thai Spa.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Casablanca online trip planner.

Newark, USA to Casablanca is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to Casablanca. In August in Casablanca, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Ouarzazate.
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Ouarzazate — 2 nights

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Kasbah of Tifoultoute and then contemplate the long history of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ouarzazate road trip tool.

You can fly from Casablanca to Ouarzazate in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Casablanca in August, expect nights in Ouarzazate to be about the same, around 72°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 100°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Marrakech.
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Marrakech — 5 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walking tours and Medersa Ben Youssef. Spend the 9th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at Palacio da Bahia, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and admire all the interesting features of Jemaa el-Fna.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Ouarzazate to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Marrakech sees daily highs of 100°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Essaouira.
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Essaouira — 4 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. There's still lots to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, take in the waterfront at Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, and ride a horse along Cheval Essaouira.

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Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Marrakech in August: high temperatures in Essaouira hover around 83°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Agadir.
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Agadir — 1 night

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.
On the 15th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocoparc, stop by Happiness, and then make a trip to Seafront Promenade.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Agadir trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Essaouira to Agadir by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can fly to Fes.
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Fes — 4 nights

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Medina of Fez. On the 19th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: soak away your stress at local Arab baths, examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, steep yourself in history at Bab Chorfa, and admire the masterpieces at Coin Berbere.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fes trip planner.

You can fly from Agadir to Fes in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Fes can reach 99°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.
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Chefchaouen — 2 nights

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 20th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for home.
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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.
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