31 days in Morocco Itinerary

31 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco route planner

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Casablanca
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rabat
— 1 night
Drive
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Kenitra
— 4 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fes
— 3 nights
Drive
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Meknes
— 3 nights
Train to Casablanca, Fly to Ait Ben Haddou
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Ait Ben Haddou
— 3 nights
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Marrakech
— 3 nights
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Essaouira
— 5 nights
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Casablanca

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hassan II Mosque and Villa des Arts de Casablanca. Do your shopping at Morocco Mall and Marche Solidaire. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Beth-El and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Casablanca trip itinerary maker website.

Wellington, New Zealand to Casablanca is an approximately 34-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -12 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Casablanca when traveling from Wellington in March, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 6:

Rabat

— 1 night
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.
On the 7th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Museum Mohamed VI of Modern and Contemporary Art and then explore the ancient world of Chellah.

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You can drive from Casablanca to Rabat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Casablanca in March, you will find days in Rabat are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are warmer (33°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kenitra.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 7:

Kenitra

— 4 nights
Take a break from the city and head to Mehdia Beach and Moulay Bousselham Lagoon.

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Traveling by car from Rabat to Kenitra takes an hour. You will leave for Chefchaouen on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Kenitra

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 11:

Chefchaouen

— 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Chefchaouen Medina and Local Berbere Artisanal. Explore Chefchaouen's surroundings by going to Tetouan (Fit Line Spa Center & Tetouan Quad Xplorer). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Kasbah Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen trip builder app.

You can drive from Kenitra to Chefchaouen in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:

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.
Head to Coin Berbere and Place Seffarinefor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Medina of Fez and Museo Nejjarine. There's more to do: relax in sumptuous surroundings at local Arab baths and contemplate the long history of Glaoui Palace.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fes trip planner.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Meknes.

Things to do in Fes

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Spas
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:

Meknes

— 3 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Archaeological Site of Volubilis and Chateau Roslane. Discover out-of-the-way places like Heri es Souani and Dar Jamai Museum. There's more to do: take a stroll through Meknes Medina.

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Drive from Fes to Meknes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Meknes sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in Meknes

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 17 — 20:

Ait Ben Haddou

— 3 nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou and Ounila Valley. Get out of town with these interesting Ait Ben Haddou side-trips: Telouet (Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui & La Maison Berbere Nomade).

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Getting from Meknes to Ait Ben Haddou by combination of train and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. While traveling from Meknes, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ait Ben Haddou, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:

Marrakech

— 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech and Mellah. For shopping fun, head to Jemaa el-Fna or Dar Moulay Ali, Maison de la France a Marrakech. And it doesn't end there: soak away your stress at local Arab baths, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech attractions planner.

You can drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Marrakech in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In March in Marrakech, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:

Essaouira

— 5 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.
Head to Galerie la Kasbah and Ateliers Madaq par l'association feminine El Khirfor plenty of shopping. Medina of Essaouira and Simon Attias Synagogue will appeal to history buffs. 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: trek along Cheval Essaouira, get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the galleries of Galerie D'ART Damgaard, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Marrakech in March, you will find days in Essaouira are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). On the 31st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 31:

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.