31 days in Morocco Itinerary

31 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Rabat
— 3 nights
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
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Fes
— 4 nights
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Casablanca
— 5 nights
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5
Essaouira
— 3 nights
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Marrakech
— 6 nights
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Ouarzazate
— 3 nights
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M'Hamid
— 1 night
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Merzouga
— 4 nights
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Rabat — 3 nights

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.
Rabat is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and pause for some serene contemplation at Russian Orthodox Church.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rabat road trip planning site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rabat is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Riyadh to Rabat. Traveling from Riyadh in September, expect nights in Rabat to be slightly colder, around 26°C, while days are cooler, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.
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Chefchaouen — 1 night

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 19th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rabat to Chefchaouen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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.
Spend the 23rd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 22nd (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, and view the masterpieces at Centre de Formation Dans le Metiers de l'Artisinat.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Fes tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Fes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Fes sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Casablanca.
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Casablanca — 5 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.
Spend the 24th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 27th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Casablanca online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Fes to Casablanca takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Fes in September: highs in Casablanca hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to fly to Essaouira.
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Essaouira — 3 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.
Essaouira is known for sightseeing, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore by horseback at Cheval Essaouira, look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Essaouira online route planner.

You can fly from Casablanca to Essaouira in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Essaouira can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Marrakech.
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Marrakech — 6 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.
Spend the 4th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 5th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marrakech driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in October, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Ouarzazate.
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Ouarzazate — 3 nights

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Spend the 9th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 10th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: admire nature's extreme beauty at Moroccan Sahara and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ouarzazate trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Ouarzazate takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in October, plan for little chillier nights in Ouarzazate, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to M'Hamid.
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M'Hamid — 1 night

Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
On the 11th (Tue), explore the fascinating landscape at Atmospher Erg Chigaga.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our M'Hamid trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Ouarzazate to M'Hamid in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Merzouga.
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Merzouga — 4 nights

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Spend the 12th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Make the 14th (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Merzouga Desert.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Merzouga vacation tool.

Getting from M'Hamid to Merzouga by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to fly back 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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