23 days in Morocco Itinerary

23 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Casablanca
— 1 night
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Rabat
— 1 night
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Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
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Meknes
— 1 day
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Fes
— 3 nights
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Midelt
— 1 night
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Merzouga
— 2 nights
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Tinerhir
— 1 night
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Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
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Ouarzazate
— 2 nights
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Marrakech
— 3 nights
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Essaouira
— 3 nights
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Casablanca
— 1 night

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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.
Marche Central has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Wed), hunt for treasures at Marche Central, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and then take a stroll through Quartier Habous.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Casablanca trip builder.

Ottawa, Canada to Casablanca is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Ottawa to Casablanca, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Ottawa in October: high temperatures in Casablanca hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Quartier Habous ©
Quartier Habous

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Chellah, contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, then view the masterpieces at Au Grain de Sesame, and finally don't miss a visit to Bab Antare. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower and then don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rabat holiday planning site.

You can drive from Casablanca to Rabat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Casablanca in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rabat, with lows around 31°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Chefchaouen Medina as well as Cascades d'Akchour. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades d'Akchour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chefchaouen vacation planner.

Getting from Rabat to Chefchaouen by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Meknes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque
Cascades d'Akchour ©
Cascades d'Akchour

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Meknes

Meknes ©

City of the Hundred Minarets

One of Morocco's imperial cities, Meknes draws visitors with an abundance of historic monuments and impressive Moorish-style architecture.
Archaeological Site of Volubilis has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Volubilis.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Meknes trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Meknes in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Meknes are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Fes.

Things to do in Meknes

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Archaeological Site of Volubilis ©
Archaeological Site of Volubilis

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Fes

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jardin Jnan Sbil, Chouara Tannery, Medina of Fez, and other attractions. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Bab Bou Jeloud, then take a stroll through Medina of Fez, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Chouara Tannery, and finally relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Fes travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Meknes to Fes by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Fes sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Midelt.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping · Baths
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Arab Baths
Jardin Jnan Sbil ©
Jardin Jnan Sbil

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Midelt

Midelt
Midelt is a town in central Morocco, in the high plains between the Middle Atlas and High Atlas mountain ranges. On the 13th (Wed), look for gifts at Atelier Kasbah Myriem.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Midelt trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Fes to Midelt in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daytime highs in Midelt are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Merzouga.

Things to do in Midelt

Shopping
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Merzouga

Merzouga ©
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
When in Merzouga, make a side trip to see Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna in Errachidia, approximately Errachidia away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Erg Chebbi Dunes, examine the collection at Musee Nomade, and stop by Depot Nomade.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Merzouga trip planner.

You can drive from Midelt to Merzouga in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tinerhir.

Things to do in Merzouga

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna ©
Musee des Sources de Lalla Mimouna
Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes
Musee Nomade ©
Musee Nomade

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Tinerhir

Tinerhir
To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tinerhir trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Merzouga to Tinerhir by car takes about 3.5 hours. You will leave for Boumalne Dades on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Tinerhir

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
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Boumalne Dades

Boumalne Dades ©
Boumalne Dades is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Dades Gorges.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Boumalne Dades trip planning app.

Getting from Tinerhir to Boumalne Dades by car takes about an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Boumalne Dades can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 18th (Mon), you're off to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Nature · Parks
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Dades Gorges ©
Dades Gorges

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Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
You've now added Atlas Film Studio to your itinerary. On the 18th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Oasis Fint. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Taourirt Kasbah, then get engrossed in the history at The Old Synagogue, and then don't miss a visit to Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ouarzazate online route builder.

You can drive from Boumalne Dades to Ouarzazate in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Ouarzazate sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Historic Sites · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Oasis Fint ©
Oasis Fint
The Old Synagogue ©
The Old Synagogue

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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.
You've now added Cooking Workshops at La Maison Arabe to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Jemaa el-Fna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef, look for gifts at Le renard de Marrakech, and then soak in style at Turkish baths.

Plan trip to Marrakech with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Ouarzazate to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Marrakech sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Shopping · Baths · Spas
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Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

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Essaouira

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Essaouira E-bikes as well as Essaouira Beach. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Medina of Essaouira, examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, and look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Essaouira trip planner.

Drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Marrakech in October, plan for little chillier days in Essaouira, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 26th (Tue), you'll travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Essaouira Beach ©
Essaouira Beach
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Synagogue Slat Lkahal ©
Synagogue Slat Lkahal

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Casablanca

Casablanca
To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Casablanca visit planner.

You can drive from Essaouira to Casablanca in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Casablanca

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