17 days in Morocco Itinerary

17 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco Trip Planner

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Casablanca
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tangier
— 4 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
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Al Hoceima
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fes
— 3 nights
Fly
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Marrakech
— 4 nights
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Casablanca

— 2 nights
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 4th (Fri), wander the streets of Quartier Habous. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Morocco Mall, enjoy the sand and surf at Ain Diab, and then make a trip to Old Medina of Casablanca.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Casablanca online tour itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Casablanca is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Casablanca is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect Casablanca to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Tangier.

Things to do in Casablanca

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

Tangier

— 4 nights
Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Visit Paradise Beach Kaf Lahmam and Ba Kacem Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Asilah Medina and Medina of Tangier. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Dalia Beach, stroll through Tangier Beach, examine the collection at American Legation, and steep yourself in history at Tangier Casbah.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tangier journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Casablanca to Tangier takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 10:

Chefchaouen

— 1 night
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 11th (Fri): stop by La Botica de la Abuela Aladdin and then look for gifts at Local Berbere Artisanal.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chefchaouen trip builder website.

You can drive from Tangier to Chefchaouen in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Al Hoceima.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

Al Hoceima

— 2 nights
Al Hoceima is a city in the north of Morocco, on the northern edge of the Rif Mountains and on the Mediterranean coast. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): kick back and relax at Plage Thara Youssef, kick back and relax at Plage Sfiha, explore the striking landscape of Al-Hoceima National Park, then kick back and relax at Quemado Beach, and finally stroll through Plage calabonita.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Al Hoceima day trip tool.

You can drive from Chefchaouen to Al Hoceima in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Al Hoceima can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fes.

Things to do in Al Hoceima

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Fes

— 3 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Coin Berbere or Medin'Art. Discover out-of-the-way places like Medina of Fez and Chouara Tannery. Explore Fes' surroundings by going to Meknes (Mausoleum of Mouley Ismail & Meknes Medina). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Archaeological Site of Volubilis, admire the landmark architecture of Bab Bou Jeloud, see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Jnan Sbil.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fes itinerary planner.

You can drive from Al Hoceima to Fes in 5 hours. Traveling from Al Hoceima in August, you will find days in Fes are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Marrakech.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:

Marrakech

— 4 nights

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jemaa el-Fna and Artisanat et Deco. Do some cultural sightseeing at Koutoubia Mosque and Menara Gardens and Pavilion. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, stroll around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam, and steep yourself in history at Medina of Marrakesh.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Marrakech online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Fes to Marrakech takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 20:

Morocco travel guide

4.1
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.