53 days in Morocco Itinerary

53 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Rabat
— 4 nights
Train
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Tangier
— 5 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 3 nights
Drive
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Fes
— 6 nights
Fly
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Marrakech
— 7 nights
Fly
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Ouarzazate
— 3 nights
Fly to Zagora, Taxi to M'Hamid
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M'Hamid
— 1 night
Drive
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Merzouga
— 3 nights
Fly
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Taroudant
— 1 night
Drive
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Agadir
— 5 nights
Drive
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Essaouira
— 6 nights
Drive
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Casablanca
— 6 nights
Drive

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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.
Rabat is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, don't miss a visit to Complexe artisanal Oulja, explore the ancient world of Chellah, and explore the world behind art at La Villa des Arts.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rabat trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Rabat. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Tangier.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Chellah ©
Cemetery
Chellah
4.5
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Historic Site
Kasbah des Oudaias
4.5

5
nights
Tangier

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Explore Tangier's surroundings by going to Lixus (in Larache) and Asilah (Asilah Medina & Puerto de Assilah). The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, Head underground at Hercules Cave, examine the collection at American Legation, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tangier travel itinerary planner.

Take a train from Rabat to Tangier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Rabat in January, with highs in Tangier at 19°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums · Shopping

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Must see
Walking tours
4.9
Cap Spartel ©
Landmark
Cap Spartel
4.3
American Legation ©
Specialty Museum
American Legation
4.3

3
nights
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.
Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at Talassemtane National Park. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina, admire the sheer force of Cascades d'Akchour, stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, and don't miss a visit to Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Tangier to Chefchaouen by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Historic Walking Area
Chefchaouen Medina
4.7
Spanish Mosque ©
Religious Site
Spanish Mosque
4.5

6
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Bou Inania Medersa in Meknes (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, see Morocco Easy Tours, explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library, and delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Volubilis.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Fes online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Chefchaouen to Fes by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Fes can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

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Morocco Easy Tours ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Morocco Easy Tours
5.0
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Architectural Building
Bou Inania Medersa
4.1
Museo Nejjarine ©
Specialty Museum
Museo Nejjarine
4.1

7
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.
Make the 25th (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, contemplate the long history of El Badi Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Jemaa el-Fna.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech trip planning site.

You can fly from Fes to Marrakech in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Marrakech, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

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Highlights from your trip
Jardin Majorelle ©
Must see
Jardin Majorelle
4.2
Jemaa el-Fna
Flea Market
Jemaa el-Fna
3.0
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Religious Site
Koutoubia Mosque
4.2

3
nights
Ouarzazate

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ouarzazate: Ait Ben Haddou (Ounila Valley & Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating landscape at Moroccan Sahara, gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, take in the awesome beauty at Jebel Sahro, and get outside with Fikra Travel.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ouarzazate travel planner.

You can fly from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ouarzazate, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Jebel Sahro
Mountain
Jebel Sahro
4.7
©
Walking tour
Walking tours
5.0

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M'Hamid

Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
On the 30th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Atmospher Erg Chigaga.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read M'Hamid trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Ouarzazate to M'Hamid takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Merzouga.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Parks · Nature
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Atmospher Erg Chigaga ©
Geologic Formation
Atmospher Erg Chigaga
4.8

3
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Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Go for a jaunt from Merzouga to Rissani to see Sijilmassa about 36 minutes away. On the 2nd (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Erg Chebbi Dunes, explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert, see the interesting displays at Musee Nomade, and do some rugged touring at local off-road trails.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Merzouga trip builder website.

You can drive from M'Hamid to Merzouga in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Taroudant.

Things to do in Merzouga

Tours · Parks · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

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

1
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Taroudant

Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): browse for treasures at Home Crafts of Taroudant, then explore the ancient world of Kasbah of Tiout, and then contemplate the long history of Agadir Tasguent. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Bijouterie Essada Silversmith, then don't miss a visit to Tanneries, and then make a trip to Palais Claudio Bravo, Taroudant - Morocco.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Taroudant travel route planner.

You can fly from Merzouga to Taroudant in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In February in Taroudant, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Agadir.

Things to do in Taroudant

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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5
nights
Agadir

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.
Agadir is known for beaches, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Taghazout Skatepark, kick back and relax at Plage d'Agadir, stop by L'Echappee Belle Etape Berbere, and examine the collection at Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Agadir day trip planning site.

You can drive from Taroudant to Agadir in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

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Taghazout Skatepark ©
National Park
Taghazout Skatepark
4.9
Crocoparc ©
Nature / Park
Crocoparc
4.5

6
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.
Essaouira is known for adventure, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trot along with a tour on horseback, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, putt your heart out at Jakady: Centre d'Activites et de Loisirs Sportifs, and tour on your own time with Kaouki Surf School.

Make your Essaouira itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Agadir to Essaouira takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in February, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Casablanca.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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©
Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9
Medina of Essaouira ©
World heritage site
Medina of Essaouira
4.6

6
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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.
Step out of Casablanca with an excursion to Amber Gallery in Mohammedia--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, make a trip to Old Medina of Casablanca, get in on the family fun at Yasmine Fun Park, and examine the collection at Dar Al Ala.

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Traveling by car from Essaouira to Casablanca takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February in Casablanca, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 16 — 22:
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Yasmine Fun Park ©
Theme Park
Yasmine Fun Park
4.3
Hassan II Mosque ©
Religious Site
Hassan II Mosque
4.7
Dar Al Ala ©
Specialty Museum
Dar Al Ala
4.6

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