27 days in Morocco Itinerary

27 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rabat
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
3
Essaouira
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Sidi Ifni
— 1 day
Drive
5
Marrakech
— 5 nights
Fly
6
Ouarzazate
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive
8
Merzouga
— 4 nights
Fly

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3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hassan II Mosque and Mausoleum of Mohammad V. There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, don't miss a visit to Galerie Bab Rouah, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryad Mosque, and admire the landmark architecture of Hassan Tower.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rabat itinerary planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Rabat is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Rabat, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rabat, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Museums · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Hassan II Mosque ©
Religious Site
Hassan II Mosque
4.7
Chellah ©
Cemetery
Chellah
4.5
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Historic Site
Kasbah des Oudaias
4.5

1
night
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 17th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, look for gifts at Local Berbere Artisanal, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Rabat to Chefchaouen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Historic Walking Area
Chefchaouen Medina
4.7

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Port de Pêche d'Essaouira and Simon Attias Synagogue. And it doesn't end there: trot along with a tour on horseback, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Le Souk, play a few rounds at Mogador Golf Academy, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings and more tourist information, read Essaouira trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Essaouira takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In December, daytime highs in Essaouira are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Sidi Ifni.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Golf · Adventure

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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.9
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9

1
day
Sidi Ifni

On the 23rd (Sun), stroll through Legzira Beach.

To plan Sidi Ifni vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Essaouira to Sidi Ifni in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Sidi Ifni

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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5
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Le Jardin Secret. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef, and admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Sidi Ifni to Marrakech takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Outdoors
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Must see
Jardin Majorelle
4.2
©
Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9
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Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
4.8

3
nights
Ouarzazate

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou and Walking tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ouarzazate: Kasbah Amridil (in Skoura Ahl El Oust) and Ounila Valley (in Ait Ben Haddou). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Fikra Travel, take in the dramatic natural features at Oasis Fint, make a trip to Kasbah of Tifoultoute, and view the masterpieces at Centre Al Anouar.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ouarzazate trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Ouarzazate takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Ouarzazate is a bit cooler than Marrakech - with highs of 20°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Oasis Fint ©
Geologic Formation
Oasis Fint
4.4
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
World heritage site
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
4.6
Ounila Valley ©
Valley
Ounila Valley
4.9

1
night
Boumalne Dades

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): see Auberge Miguirne Chez Ali and then take in breathtaking views at Dades Gorges.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Boumalne Dades attractions planner.

Getting from Ouarzazate to Boumalne Dades by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Boumalne Dades are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
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Dades Gorges ©
Canyon
Dades Gorges
4.7

4
nights
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Step off the beaten path and head to Merzouga Desert and Walking tours. Go for a jaunt from Merzouga to Rissani to see Rissani Market about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Erg Chebbi Dunes, do some rugged touring at local off-road trails, see the interesting displays at Musee Nomade, and view the masterpieces at Galerie Laoun.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Merzouga visit planning tool.

Getting from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Merzouga

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
5.0
Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Geologic Formation
Erg Chebbi Dunes
4.8

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