21 days in Morocco Itinerary

21 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Marrakech
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Casablanca
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Fes
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Merzouga
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
5
M'Hamid
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Bus + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
6
Ait Ben Haddou
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
7
Azilal
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Vancouver

4
nights
Marrakech

Marrakech ©
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.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, and deepen your understanding at Medersa Ben Youssef.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marrakech online sightseeing planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Marrakech is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Vancouver to Marrakech. Traveling from Vancouver in December, you will find days in Marrakech are much hotter (24°C), and nights are a bit warmer (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque

2
nights
Casablanca

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
On the 25th (Sat), make a trip to Old Medina of Casablanca, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan II Mosque, and then stop by La galerie de l'aimance. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then wander the streets of Quartier Habous.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Casablanca day trip planner.

You can drive from Marrakech to Casablanca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Marrakech in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Casablanca, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Fes.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
La galerie de l'aimance ©
La galerie de l'aimance

2
nights
Fes

Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at La Petite Maison Berbere, admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, browse the collection at Medina Children's Library, thenlook for gifts at Medin'Art, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fes trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Casablanca to Fes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Casablanca in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Fes, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Merzouga.

Things to do in Fes

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Medina Children's Library ©
Medina Children's Library

3
nights
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then explore the striking landscape at Erg Chebbi Dunes. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thenlook for gifts at Depot Nomade, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Nomade.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Merzouga online itinerary builder.

Drive from Fes to Merzouga in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to M'Hamid.

Things to do in Merzouga

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Erg Chebbi Dunes, Musee Nomade
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Erg Chebbi Dunes ©
Erg Chebbi Dunes
Photography Tours

2
nights
M'Hamid

M'Hamid ©
Evoking images of traveling nomads and trade caravans, M'Hamid lies in a spacious palm oasis at the edge of the Sahara.
On the 1st (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Atmospher Erg Chigaga.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our M'Hamid online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Merzouga to M'Hamid in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off to Ait Ben Haddou.

Things to do in M'Hamid

Parks Nature
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Atmospher Erg Chigaga ©
Atmospher Erg Chigaga

3
nights
Ait Ben Haddou

Ait Ben Haddou ©
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui and then contemplate the long history of Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ait Ben Haddou sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from M'Hamid to Ait Ben Haddou in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Azilal.

Things to do in Ait Ben Haddou

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Telouet, Climbing Tours
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Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Climbing Tours
Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui ©
Kasbah du Pacha el Glaoui

2
nights
Azilal

Azilal ©
Azilal is a town in central Morocco, in the Atlas Mountains. Take a break from Azilal with a short trip to Cascades d'Ouzoud in Ouzoud, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Toukal Peak.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Azilal trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Ait Ben Haddou to Azilal takes 5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Azilal

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cascades d'Ouzoud
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Cascades d'Ouzoud ©
Cascades d'Ouzoud

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