29 days in Morocco Itinerary

29 days in Morocco Itinerary

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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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M'Hamid
— 2 nights
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Merzouga
— 4 nights
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Fes
— 4 nights
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Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
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Rabat
— 2 nights
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Casablanca
— 3 nights

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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.
Essaouira is known for adventure, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stop by Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, explore by horseback at Cheval Essaouira, and examine the collection at Cooperative feminie TILILA d'huile d'argane.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Essaouira trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Essaouira is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Essaouira. When traveling from Vancouver in December, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Essaouira: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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 19th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and examine the collection at Marrakech Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech trip planner.

You can drive from Essaouira to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Essaouira in December since evenings lows in Marrakech dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

3
nights
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Spend the 21st (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at Marruecos Mapa Tours, don't miss a visit to Kasbah of Tifoultoute, get outside with Fikra Travel, and take an in-depth tour of The Old Synagogue.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ouarzazate using our trip planner.

Fly from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marrakech in December: high temperatures in Ouarzazate hover around 20°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

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Marruecos Mapa Tours ©
Marruecos Mapa Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Moroccan Sahara ©
Moroccan Sahara

2
nights
M'Hamid

Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Atmospher Erg Chigaga. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the M'Hamid vacation maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Ouarzazate to M'Hamid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Atmospher Erg Chigaga ©
Atmospher Erg Chigaga
Safaris

4
nights
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 Art Sahara in Erfoud, approximately Erfoud away. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Dune Merzouga Camp, see the interesting displays at Musee Nomade, view the masterpieces at Galerie Laoun, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Merzouga planning tool.

Drive from M'Hamid to Merzouga in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 28:
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Dune Merzouga Camp ©
Dune Merzouga Camp
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes

4
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Fes to Meknes to see Bou Inania Medersa about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 31st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, browse the exhibits of Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat, have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, and soak away your stress at local Arab baths.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fes tour planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Merzouga to Fes in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In December in Fes, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Side Trip

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Morocco Travel Guide, look for gifts at Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete, and then don't miss a visit to Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen travel route planner.

You can drive from Fes to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete ©
Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Bab Antare, steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, and then make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then delve into the distant past at Chellah.

Before you visit Rabat, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Rabat in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January in Rabat, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 36°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
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 7th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, see the interesting displays at Dar Al Ala, and contemplate the long history of Temple Beth-El.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Casablanca day trip website.

Getting from Rabat to Casablanca by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rabat in January, expect Casablanca to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 11°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Dar Al Ala ©
Dar Al Ala

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