31 days in Morocco Itinerary

31 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco sightseeing planner

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Tangier
— 3 nights
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
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Fes
— 3 nights
Drive
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Meknes
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Midelt
— 1 night
Drive
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Merzouga
— 3 nights
Drive
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Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive
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Ait Ben Haddou
— 1 night
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Agadir
— 3 nights
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Essaouira
— 4 nights
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Marrakech
— 5 nights
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Casablanca
— 1 night
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Tangier

— 3 nights
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tangier and Tangier Casbah. Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Playa Blanca. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Punta Malabata, make a trip to Gran Mezquita de Tanger, enjoy the sand and surf at Bouhendia Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ba Kacem Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tangier trip maker site.

Boise, USA to Tangier is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Boise in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Tangier: highs are around 78°F and lows about 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:

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 (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chefchaouen travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tangier to Chefchaouen in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:

Fes

— 3 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Medina of Fez and Museo Nejjarine. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Coin Berbere. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Jnan Sbil, and admire the local landmark of Palais Dar Pacha Tazi.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Fes tour website.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Fes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Fes can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Meknes.

Things to do in Fes

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:

Meknes

— 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.
On the 23rd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Heri es Souani, then stop by Meknes Medina, and then explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Volubilis. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Chateau Roslane, then do a tasting at Volubilia-Domaine de la Zouina, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sahrij Swani, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Bou Inania Medersa.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Meknes trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Fes to Meknes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Meknes sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Midelt.

Things to do in Meknes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Wineries · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:

Midelt

— 1 night
Midelt is a town in central Morocco, in the high plains between the Middle Atlas and High Atlas mountain ranges. On the 25th (Mon), stop by Atelier Kasbah Myriem.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Midelt trip planner.

Getting from Meknes to Midelt by car takes about 3.5 hours. October in Midelt sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Merzouga.

Things to do in Midelt

Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 25:

Merzouga

— 3 nights
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee Nomade and Galerie Laoun. Explore hidden gems such as Merzouga Desert and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature & Parks, look for gifts at Depot Nomade, and get outside with Thundra Adventure.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Merzouga online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Midelt to Merzouga takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:

Boumalne Dades

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on Marco Desert Expedition.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Boumalne Dades itinerary planner.

You can drive from Merzouga to Boumalne Dades in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Boumalne Dades are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:

Ait Ben Haddou

— 1 night
Seen in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows, the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou takes visitors on a journey back to the 17th century with its impressive South Moroccan architecture, boasting earthen clay dwellings in walled kasbahs.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou and then admire the verdant scenery at Ounila Valley.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ait Ben Haddou journey planner.

You can drive from Boumalne Dades to Ait Ben Haddou in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in October, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Agadir.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:

Agadir

— 3 nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Crocoparc and Paradise Valley. Step off the beaten path and head to Plage d'Agadir and Taghazout Golden spa. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Taghazout Skatepark, see the interesting displays at Memoire d'Agadir, don't miss a visit to Kasbat Souss, and stroll through Vallee des Oiseaux.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Agadir road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ait Ben Haddou to Agadir takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Medina of Essaouira and Chaim Pinto Synagogue. Dar Sultan Palace and Le Val d'Argan are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Essaouira to Sidi Kaouki to see Plage de Sidi Kaouki about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, examine the collection at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, and view the masterpieces at Galerie D'ART Damgaard.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Essaouira trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Agadir to Essaouira by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 6:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Balloon Rides and Musee Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech. Medersa Ben Youssef and Saadian Tombs will appeal to history buffs. Spend the 8th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and make a trip to Bab Agnaou.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Marrakech trip planner.

Getting from Essaouira to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Essaouira in November, plan for little chillier nights in Marrakech, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 11:

Casablanca

— 1 night
The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Casablanca trip website.

You can drive from Marrakech to Casablanca in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Casablanca are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:

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.