35 days in Morocco Itinerary

35 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marrakech
— 5 nights
2
Merzouga
— 3 nights
3
Nador
— 2 nights
4
Al Hoceima
— 2 nights
5
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
6
Fes
— 4 nights
7
Casablanca
— 1 night
8
El Jadida
— 4 nights
9
Essaouira
— 4 nights
10
Tan-Tan
— 1 day
11
Agadir
— 4 nights

5
nights
Marrakech

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Balloon Rides and Off-Road Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Koutoubia Mosque. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech, hike along Berber Ecomuseum, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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

Johannesburg, South Africa to Marrakech is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in July: high temperatures in Marrakech hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Merzouga.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Balloon Rides
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Macro Fossiles Kasbah and Art Sahara are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and The Lake of Merzouga. Get out of town with these interesting Merzouga side-trips: Rissani (Ksar Oulad Abdelhalim & Mezane Fossil Store). There's more to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert and take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Laoun.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Merzouga trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Marrakech to Merzouga in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Nador.

Things to do in Merzouga

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rissani, Erfoud
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert
Macro Fossiles Kasbah ©
Macro Fossiles Kasbah

2
nights
Nador

Nador ©
Nador is a coastal city and provincial capital in the northeastern Rif region of Morocco with a population of about 161,726 . Escape the urban bustle at Plage d'El Kallat and Mar Chica. Discover out-of-the-way places like Charrana Beach and Plage Cap de l'eau. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bocana Beach and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque Mohamed V.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nador trip planner.

Traveling by car from Merzouga to Nador takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Nador sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Al Hoceima.

Things to do in Nador

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Mar Chica ©
Mar Chica
Charrana Beach ©
Charrana Beach
Plage Cap de l'eau ©
Plage Cap de l'eau

2
nights
Al Hoceima

Al Hoceima ©
Al Hoceima is a city in the north of Morocco, on the northern edge of the Rif Mountains and on the Mediterranean coast. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Quemado Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Thara Youssef, kick back and relax at Plage Sfiha, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Plage Souani, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage calabonita. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Al-Hoceima National Park and then take a leisurely stroll along Port of Al Hoceima.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Al Hoceima online road trip planner.

You can drive from Nador to Al Hoceima in 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nador to Al Hoceima is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Al Hoceima

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Plage calabonita ©
Plage calabonita
Quemado Beach ©
Quemado Beach
Plage Sfiha ©
Plage Sfiha

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.
On the 31st (Fri), stop by La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Ras El Maa Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah, and then take an in-depth tour of Kasbah Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chefchaouen trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Al Hoceima to Chefchaouen takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Ras El Maa Waterfall ©
Ras El Maa Waterfall
Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah ©
Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah

4
nights
Fes

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Jardin Jnan Sbil. Get some cultural insight at Medina of Fez and Fes Mosaic & Potery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fes: Lake Dait Aoua (in Ifrane) and El Hedim Square (in Meknes). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Volubilis, relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths, and examine the collection at Musee Riad Belghazi.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fes trip website.

Getting from Chefchaouen to Fes by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Casablanca.

Things to do in Fes

Historic Sites Wildlife Spas

Side Trips

Archaeological Site of Volubilis, Lake Dait Aoua, El Hedim Square
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Archaeological Site of Volubilis ©
Archaeological Site of Volubilis

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ettedgui Synagogue, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and then kick back and relax at Ain Diab.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Casablanca online trip maker.

Getting from Fes to Casablanca by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. When traveling from Fes in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Casablanca: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to El Jadida.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Ain Diab ©
Ain Diab
Ettedgui Synagogue ©
Ettedgui Synagogue

4
nights
El Jadida

El Jadida ©
Resting on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, El Jadida seamlessly blends Moroccan and European cultural influences and remains a remarkable example of how Portuguese colonists integrated Renaissance ideals into their construction technology.
You'll get in some beach time at Lagoon of Oualidia and Sidi Bouzid Beach (Plage de Sidi Bouzid). Get outdoors at Haouzia Beach and Haouzia Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around El Jadida: Safi (National Ceramics Museum & Souiria Beach). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Deauville Plage.

To plan El Jadida vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Casablanca to El Jadida in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Casablanca in August, you will find days in El Jadida are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Essaouira.

Things to do in El Jadida

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Safi, Haouzia Beach, Lagoon of Oualidia
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Haouzia Beach ©
Haouzia Beach
Deauville Plage ©
Deauville Plage
Haouzia Beach ©
Haouzia Beach

4
nights
Essaouira

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.
Get some cultural insight at Medina of Essaouira and GALERIE D'ART DAMGAARD. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. Step out of Essaouira with an excursion to Plage de Sidi Kaouki in Sidi Kaouki--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, learn about winemaking at Le Val d'Argan, don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, and take in the waterfront at Port de Pêche d'Essaouira.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Essaouira route planner.

Drive from El Jadida to Essaouira in 3.5 hours. When traveling from El Jadida in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Essaouira: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tan-Tan.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Plage de Sidi Kaouki, Le Val d'Argan
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira

1
day
Tan-Tan

Tan-Tan ©
Tan-Tan is a city in Tan-Tan Province in the region of Guelmim-Oued Noun in south-western Morocco. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): kick back and relax at Tan-Tan Plage.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Tan-Tan online trip maker.

You can drive from Essaouira to Tan-Tan in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Agadir.

Things to do in Tan-Tan

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Tan-Tan Plage ©
Tan-Tan Plage

4
nights
Agadir

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.
Get some cultural insight at Memoire d'Agadir and Mosquee Mohamed V. Take a break from the city and head to Plage d'Imsouane and Horseback Riding Tours. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to KASBAT SOUSS, see the interesting displays at Musee du Patrimoine Amazigh d'Agadir, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Agadir day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Tan-Tan to Agadir takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Agadir

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Plage d'Imsouane
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Plage d'Imsouane ©
Plage d'Imsouane
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

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