17 days in Morocco Itinerary

17 days in Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Morocco Trip Planner

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Fly
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Casablanca
— 2 nights
Train
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Tangier
— 4 nights
Drive
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Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
4
Al Hoceima
— 2 nights
Drive
5
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 8.5-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 train to Tangier.

Things to do in Casablanca

Shopping · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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 Tangier Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Asilah Medina and Dalia Beach. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Medina of Tangier, enjoy the sand and surf at Ba Kacem Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Andrew's Church, and admire the striking features of Place du Grand 9 Avril 1947.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tangier trip itinerary website.

Traveling by train from Casablanca to Tangier takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Tangier, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Tangier

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · 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 · Beaches · Outdoors · 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Medina of Fez and Coin Berbere. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Archaeological Site of Volubilis and Meknes Medina. When in Fes, make a side trip to see Mausoleum of Mouley Ismail in Meknes, approximately Meknes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, admire the striking features of Bab Bou Jeloud, stop by Medin'Art, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Jnan Sbil.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fes trip builder tool.

Getting from Al Hoceima to Fes by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Al Hoceima in August, expect nights in Fes to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel 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 Medina of Marrakesh. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, get to know the fascinating history of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, and stroll around Cyber Parc Arsat Moulay Abdeslam.

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 4 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Marrakech

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

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.