20 days in Morocco Itinerary

20 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  42 h
1
Merzouga
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Azilal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Ouarzazate
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
5
Essaouira
— 6 nights
Drive:  9 h
6
Chefchaouen
— Few hours
Fly:  38 h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Merzouga

Merzouga ©
Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Visit The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif and Sijilmassa for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Erg Chebbi Dunes and Galerie Laoun. Venture out of the city with trips to Rissani (Fes Desert Tours & Rissani Market). It doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and admire nature's extreme beauty at Merzouga Desert.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Merzouga day trip planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Merzouga is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Merzouga

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rissani, Erg Chebbi Dunes
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Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert
Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes
The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif ©
The mausoleum of Moulay Ali Sharif

1
night
Boumalne Dades

Boumalne Dades ©
Boumalne Dades is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Dades Gorges.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Boumalne Dades road trip planning website.

You can drive from Merzouga to Boumalne Dades in 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Boumalne Dades are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Azilal.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Parks Nature
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Dades Gorges ©
Dades Gorges

3
nights
Azilal

Azilal ©
Azilal is a town in central Morocco, in the Atlas Mountains. Escape the urban bustle at Imi-n-Ifri Natural Bridge and Cascades d'Ouzoud. There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at M'goun Massif.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Azilal online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Boumalne Dades to Azilal in 6.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Azilal

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cascades d'Ouzoud, Imi-n-Ifri Natural Bridge
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Cascades d'Ouzoud ©
Cascades d'Ouzoud
Imi-n-Ifri Natural Bridge ©
Imi-n-Ifri Natural Bridge
M'goun Massif ©
M'goun Massif

3
nights
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©
Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Step out of the city life by going to Jebel Sahro and Desert Dream. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum-Theatre, Memory of Ouarzazate and Taourirt Kasbah. Change things up with these side-trips from Ouarzazate: Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou (in Ait Ben Haddou) and Kasbah Amridil (in Skoura Ahl El Oust). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Oasis Fint, get behind the scenes with Atlas Film Studio, explore the world behind art at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate, and look for gifts at chez Rabab.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ouarzazate trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Azilal to Ouarzazate in 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Ouarzazate are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Essaouira.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, Museum-Theatre, Memory of Ouarzazate, Kasbah Amridil
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Desert Dream ©
Desert Dream
Kasbah Amridil
Kasbah Amridil
Jebel Sahro
Jebel Sahro

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ecotourism and Hiking and Mogador Golf Academy. Get some cultural insight at Simon Attias Synagogue and Chaim Pinto Synagogue. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Galerie la Kasbah, see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, stop by Ateliers Madaq par l'association feminine El Khir, and learn something new at Yellow Workshop.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Essaouira day trip tool.

Drive from Ouarzazate to Essaouira in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ouarzazate in September, expect nights in Essaouira to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Horseback Riding Tours
Ecotourism and Hiking ©
Ecotourism and Hiking
Simon Attias Synagogue ©
Simon Attias Synagogue

few
hours
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.
To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chefchaouen trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Essaouira to Chefchaouen in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or take a bus. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Tours Outdoors Parks
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