33 days in Morocco Itinerary

33 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Start: Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands)
Drive + Fly:  27 h
1
Casablanca
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Agadir
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Essaouira
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Marrakech
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Ouzoud
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Ouarzazate
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Boumalne Dades
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Merzouga
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
9
Fes
— 3 nights
Bus:  3 h 30 min
10
Chefchaouen
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  32 h
End: Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands)

3
nights
Casablanca

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hassan II Mosque and Russian Orthodox Church. Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Sea Glass Art Morocco. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Casablanca: Rabat (Kasbah des Oudaias & Hassan Tower). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Beth-El, see the interesting displays at Museum of Moroccan Judaism, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Casablanca itinerary maker app.

Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), Canada to Casablanca is an approximately 27- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 8 hours. When traveling from Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) in July, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Casablanca: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Agadir.

Things to do in Casablanca

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Rabat
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Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias

4
nights
Agadir

Agadir ©
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 off the beaten path and head to Crocoparc and Agadir Kasbah. Get in touch with nature at Paradise Valley and Horseback Riding Tours. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Seafront Promenade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosquee Mohamed V, see the interesting displays at Memoire d'Agadir, and kick back and relax at Taghazout Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Agadir online visit planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Casablanca to Agadir in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Crocoparc ©
Crocoparc
Vallee des Oiseaux ©
Vallee des Oiseaux
Agadir Kasbah ©
Agadir Kasbah

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Medina of Essaouira and Mogador Christian Cemetery. Visiting Horseback Riding Tours and Afrokite will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Port de Pêche d'Essaouira, stroll through Moga2roues, kick back and relax at Essaouira Beach, and steep yourself in history at Chaim Pinto Synagogue.

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You can drive from Agadir to Essaouira in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Essaouira are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marrakech.

Things to do in Essaouira

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Le Val d'Argan
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Mogador Christian Cemetery ©
Mogador Christian Cemetery

5
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Climbing Tours and Off-Road Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Medersa Ben Youssef and Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, examine the collection at Musee de Marrakech - Fondation Omar Benjelloun, stroll around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, and explore the world behind art at Musee de l'Art de Vivre.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Marrakech visit 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 August, expect Marrakech to be a bit warmer, temps between 44°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ouzoud.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Off-Road Tours
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

1
night
Ouzoud

Ouzoud ©
On the 14th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Cascades d'Ouzoud.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ouzoud holiday app.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Ouzoud takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Ouzoud

Nature Parks
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Cascades d'Ouzoud ©
Cascades d'Ouzoud

3
nights
Ouarzazate

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou and Musee du Cinema. Do some cultural sightseeing at Taourirt Kasbah and Centre Al Anouar. There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, see some familiar sights at Atlas Film Studio, admire the landmark architecture of The Old Synagogue, and look for gifts at chez Rabab.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ouarzazate trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ouzoud to Ouarzazate takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Boumalne Dades.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou ©
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
Taourirt Kasbah ©
Taourirt Kasbah

1
night
Boumalne Dades

Boumalne Dades ©
Boumalne Dades is a town in Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Roses Valley and then explore the stunning scenery at Dades Gorges.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Boumalne Dades online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Ouarzazate to Boumalne Dades takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Boumalne Dades sees daily highs of 44°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Merzouga.

Things to do in Boumalne Dades

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Roses Valley
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Dades Gorges ©
Dades Gorges

3
nights
Merzouga

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Merzouga Desert. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ksar Oulad Abdelhalim and Galerie Laoun. Get out of town with these interesting Merzouga side-trips: Art Sahara (in Erfoud) and Maison Tafilalet (in Rissani). It doesn't end there: stroll through The Lake of Merzouga.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Merzouga trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Boumalne Dades to Merzouga takes 4.5 hours. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fes.

Things to do in Merzouga

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rissani, Art Sahara
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Merzouga Desert ©
Merzouga Desert

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Jardin Jnan Sbil. Medina of Fez and Archaeological Site of Volubilis are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fes: Meknes (Moulay Idriss Zerhoun, Sahrij Swani, &more). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee Riad Belghazi and don't miss a visit to La Belle Vue de la Tannerie.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Fes trip planner.

You can drive from Merzouga to Fes in 7.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Fes, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Meknes, Archaeological Site of Volubilis
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Archaeological Site of Volubilis ©
Archaeological Site of Volubilis
Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): look for gifts at La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Kasbah Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Mosque, and then admire the sheer force of Ras El Maa Waterfall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chefchaouen road trip website.

Getting from Fes to Chefchaouen by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Spanish Mosque ©
Spanish Mosque
Ras El Maa Waterfall ©
Ras El Maa Waterfall

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