28 days in Morocco Itinerary

28 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
Fly
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Essaouira
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marrakech
— 5 nights
Fly
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Ouarzazate
— 3 nights
Drive
5
M'Hamid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Merzouga
— 3 nights
Bus to Errachidia, Fly to Fes
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Fes
— 4 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
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Rabat
— 2 nights
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Casablanca

— 2 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 4th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 2nd (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque and examine the collection at Musee Abderrahman Slaoui.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Casablanca road trip app.

Los Angeles, USA to Casablanca is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Casablanca, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, expect nights in Casablanca to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:

Essaouira

— 4 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, tee off at Mogador Golf Academy, trek along Cheval Essaouira, and wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Essaouira trip planner.

Fly from Casablanca to Essaouira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 8:

Marrakech

— 5 nights

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 10th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech road trip planning website.

Getting from Essaouira to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Marrakech when traveling from Essaouira in February, with lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 13:

Ouarzazate

— 3 nights

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Spend the 15th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 16th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's more to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Moroccan Sahara and head outdoors with Fikra Travel.

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Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Ouarzazate takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Ouarzazate, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:

M'Hamid

— 2 nights
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 17th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Excursion Desert and then explore the fascinating landscape at Atmospher Erg Chigaga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read our M'Hamid trip app.

Drive from Ouarzazate to M'Hamid in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:

Merzouga

— 3 nights
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Spend the 19th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Erg Chebbi Dunes.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Merzouga trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from M'Hamid to Merzouga takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 21:

Fes

— 4 nights

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.
Spend the 25th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 22nd (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, explore the world behind art at Coin Berbere, and take a stroll through Medina of Fez.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Fes visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Merzouga to Fes takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In February, daily temperatures in Fes can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Tours · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 25:

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.
On the 26th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

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

Getting from Fes to Chefchaouen by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rabat.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 26:
Highlights from your trip

Rabat

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias and then delve into the distant past at Chellah. On the next day, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rabat online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Rabat takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 86°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:

Morocco travel guide

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Flea Markets · Gardens · Nature & Wildlife Tours
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.