30 days in Morocco & Kenya Itinerary

30 days in Morocco & Kenya Itinerary

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Fly to Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport, Drive to Chefchaouen
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fes, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Meknes, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rabat, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Drive to Embakasi
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Embakasi, Kenya
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tsavo National Park West, Kenya
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amboseli National Park, Kenya
— 3 nights
Fly
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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
— 3 nights
Drive to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Fly to Baghdad

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Chefchaouen, Morocco

— 2 nights
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 1st (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Cascades d'Akchour, then don't miss a visit to Place Outa el Hammam & Kasbah, and then get engrossed in the history at Kasbah Museum.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen route planner.

Baghdad, Iraq to Chefchaouen is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Baghdad to Chefchaouen due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:

Fes, Morocco

— 2 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.
On the 3rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Moulay Abdellah Quarter, then examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, and then admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Bab Bou Jeloud, then see Off-Road Tours, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fes journey builder.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Fes are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Meknes.

Things to do in Fes

Tours · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:

Meknes, Morocco

— 2 nights

City of the Hundred Minarets

One of Morocco's imperial cities, Meknes draws visitors with an abundance of historic monuments and impressive Moorish-style architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Bab El-Khemis Gate, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Volubilis, and then contemplate the long history of Heri es Souani. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Bab Mansour Laleuj, visit Meknes Medina, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bou Inania Medersa.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Meknes journey site.

You can drive from Fes to Meknes in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Meknes can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Meknes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:

Rabat, Morocco

— 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, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Medina of Rabat, and explore the world behind art at La Villa des Arts.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rabat road trip planner.

You can drive from Meknes to Rabat in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. When traveling from Meknes in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Rabat, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Marrakech.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:

Marrakech, Morocco

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jardin Majorelle. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Jemaa el-Fna, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, push the limits with an extreme tour, and soak in style at Turkish baths.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Marrakech vacation site.

You can fly from Rabat to Marrakech in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rabat in December: highs in Marrakech hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Embakasi.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 13:

Embakasi, Kenya

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take an exotic tour of Super Hope Holdings.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Embakasi online holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Marrakech to Embakasi. The time zone difference when traveling from Marrakech to Embakasi is 3 hours. Traveling from Marrakech in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Embakasi: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. You will leave for Tsavo National Park West on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Embakasi

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

Tsavo National Park West, Kenya

— 3 nights
Tsavo National Park West is known for parks, wildlife, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Roaring Rocks, stroll through Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, and don't miss a visit to Lunatic Line.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tsavo National Park West trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Embakasi to Tsavo National Park West takes 6 hours. Traveling from Embakasi in December, things will get a bit warmer in Tsavo National Park West: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Amboseli National Park.

Things to do in Tsavo National Park West

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:

Amboseli National Park, Kenya

— 3 nights
On a tour of Amboseli National Park, you can discover Kenya's diverse wildlife while enjoying stunning views of Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance.
Amboseli National Park is known for . Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Selenkay Conservancy and take in panoramic vistas at Observation Hill.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Amboseli National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from Tsavo National Park West to Amboseli National Park takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tsavo National Park West in December: highs in Amboseli National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. You'll set off for Maasai Mara National Reserve on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Amboseli National Park

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

— 3 nights
Home to the Great Migration and Africa's exceptional wildlife, Maasai Mara is a must on a Kenya itinerary.
Spend the 23rd (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Mara Triangle. Spend the 24th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Olare Orok Conservancy. It doesn't end there: stroll through Mara North Conservancy.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Maasai Mara National Reserve road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Amboseli National Park to Maasai Mara National Reserve takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Amboseli National Park in December; daily highs in Maasai Mara National Reserve reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Nakuru National Park.

Things to do in Maasai Mara National Reserve

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:

Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya

— 3 nights
Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Baboons & Vervits.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lake Nakuru National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Maasai Mara National Reserve to Lake Nakuru National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Maasai Mara National Reserve in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lake Nakuru National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 12°C at night. You will leave for home on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Lake Nakuru National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 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.

Kenya travel guide

4.3
Nature & Parks · Safaris · National Parks
The savannahs of Kenya contain some of the most iconic sights in Africa, stirred in the minds of many when they think of the continent. Big cats, elephants, and rhinos remain major inhabitants of this vast country, with a number of safari centers running trips across the region's World Heritage-listed national parks. Trips to rural villages, where many travelers choose to join up various volunteer projects, represent some of the most inspiring and enriching things to do in Kenya.