41 days in Morocco Itinerary

41 days in Morocco Itinerary

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41 days in Morocco Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + Train:  16 h
1
Casablanca
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Marrakech
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Ouarzazate
— 6 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Bus + Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Fes
— 7 nights
Bus:  3 h 30 min
5
Chefchaouen
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Calgary

7
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Casablanca: Rabat (Hassan Tower, Mausoleum of Mohammad V, &more) and Sale (Bab Mellah & Bab Lamrissa). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Beth-El, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and browse the different shops at Grains de Sel, Le Kiosque Gourmand.

To find reviews, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Casablanca trip itinerary planning site .

Calgary, Canada to Casablanca is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Calgary to Casablanca due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Calgary in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Casablanca: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marrakech.

Things to do in Casablanca

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

9
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.
Take a break from Marrakech with a short trip to Le Paradis du Safran in Ourika, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Marrakech day trip tool .

Getting from Casablanca to Marrakech by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Casablanca in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Ouarzazate.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

High Atlas Mountains, Le Paradis du Safran
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fna
Jemaa el-Fna
Nature & Wildlife Tours

6
nights
Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate ©
Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ouarzazate: Kasbah Amridil (in Skoura Ahl El Oust), Draa Valley (in Zagora) and Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou (in Ait Ben Haddou). On the 10th (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's extreme beauty at Moroccan Sahara, admire the landmark architecture of The Old Synagogue, explore the striking landscape at Oasis Fint, and explore the world behind art at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Ouarzazate trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Ouarzazate, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Ouarzazate

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Kasbah Amridil, Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou, M'goun Massif, Draa Valley
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Moroccan Sahara ©
Moroccan Sahara
Safaris
Walking tours

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Meknes (Bou Inania Medersa, Heri es Souani, &more) and Haroune Aqueduct (in Moulay Idriss). On the 15th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Volubilis, and hunt for treasures at Fondouk Tsetouanien.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Fes trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ouarzazate to Fes takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ouarzazate in June, with highs in Fes at 38°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Fes

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Meknes, Haroune Aqueduct, Archaeological Site of Volubilis
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Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

9
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Asilah (Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam & Asilah Medina), Tetouan (Jewish cemetery of Tetouan, Dar El Oddi, &more) and Tangier (Musee de la Kasbah, Moise Nahon Synagogue, &more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chefchaouen Medina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, don't miss a visit to Spanish Mosque, and browse for treasures at Dar Moulay Idriss.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Chefchaouen travel route builder site .

Traveling by bus from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tangier, Tetouan, Asilah
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Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam ©
Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam
Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina
Dar El Oddi ©
Dar El Oddi

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