32 days in Morocco & Ethiopia Itinerary

32 days in Morocco & Ethiopia Itinerary

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Tangier, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 night
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Fes, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Rabat, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Casablanca, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Essaouira, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 5 nights
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Ouarzazate, Morocco
— 1 night
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Merzouga, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
— 7 nights
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Tangier, Morocco

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
On the 1st (Thu), see the interesting displays at American Legation and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tangier online visit planner.

Kaunas, Lithuania to Tangier is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kaunas to Tangier. In June, Tangier is somewhat warmer than Kaunas - with highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:

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Chefchaouen, Morocco

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 3rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Tangier to Chefchaouen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:

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Fes, Morocco

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.
Spend the 4th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Bou Inania Medersa, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at La Petite Maison Berbere, have fun and explore at Medina Children's Library, and make a trip to Medina of Fez.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fes trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Chefchaouen to Fes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rabat.

Things to do in Fes

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 3 — 7:

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Rabat, Morocco

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kasbah des Oudaias, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hassan Tower, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rabat trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Fes to Rabat in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Fes in July, plan for colder days in Rabat, with highs around 25°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Casablanca.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:

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Casablanca, Morocco

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Casablanca online holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Rabat to Casablanca takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rabat in July: highs in Casablanca hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Casablanca

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Wineries
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:

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Essaouira, Morocco

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.
Essaouira is known for adventure, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, ride a horse along Cheval Essaouira, steep yourself in history at Chaim Pinto Synagogue, and look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Essaouira trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Casablanca to Essaouira in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Casablanca in July, plan for little chillier nights in Essaouira, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:

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Marrakech, Morocco

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.
Spend the 17th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, take in the awesome beauty at High Atlas Mountains, soak in style at Turkish baths, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Marrakech travel planner.

Traveling by car from Essaouira to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Essaouira in July; daily highs in Marrakech reach 44°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 20:

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Ouarzazate, Morocco

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ouarzazate day trip planning app.

Getting from Marrakech to Ouarzazate by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ouarzazate are 46°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 21:
Highlights from your trip

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Merzouga, Morocco

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get outside with Thundra Adventure and then explore the fascinating landscape at Merzouga Desert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): stop by Depot Nomade, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then examine the collection at Musee Nomade.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Merzouga online road trip planner.

You can drive from Ouarzazate to Merzouga in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Addis Ababa.

Things to do in Merzouga

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

City of Humans

A sprawling metropolis and home to millions of Ethiopians, Addis Ababa houses many international organizations, embassies, and commissions, making it a diplomatic, political, and economic hub of the country.
Spend the 25th (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. On the 29th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral, take in the exciting artwork at Asni Gallery, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Addis Ababa attractions planner.

You can fly from Merzouga to Addis Ababa in 20 hours. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to East Africa Time (EAT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. July in Addis Ababa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Addis Ababa

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 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.

Ethiopia travel guide

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Specialty Museums · National Parks · Ruins
Abyssinia
One of the oldest countries in the world, Ethiopia was the only African nation not to fall under colonial control. The continued independence left the country with a wealth of undisturbed historical sites and cultural practices--reasons enough to plan a vacation in Ethiopia. Ancient ruins, hill tribes, wild forest areas, gushing rivers, and depressions filled with active volcanoes represent just some of the many Ethiopia attractions worthy of your attention.