18 days in Morocco Itinerary

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Fly
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Tangier
— 1 night
Drive
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Asilah
— 1 night
Drive
3
Chefchaouen
— 1 night
Drive
4
Fes
— 1 night
Drive
5
Meknes
— 1 day
Drive
6
Rabat
— 1 night
Drive
7
Casablanca
— 1 night
Drive
8
Essaouira
— 1 night
Drive
9
Agadir
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Ait Ben Haddou
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Ouarzazate
— 2 nights
Drive
12
Merzouga
— 1 night
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Marrakech
— 1 night
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Tangier — 1 night

Separated from Spain by the Strait of Gibraltar, Tangier remains a mix of North African, French, Spanish, and Portuguese cultural influences.
Parc Perdicaris has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Cap Spartel, stroll around Parc Perdicaris, and then Head underground at Hercules Cave.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Tangier journey planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Tangier is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Tangier is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Tangier, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Asilah.
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Asilah — 1 night

On the 2nd (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Puerto de Assilah and then take a stroll through Asilah Medina.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Asilah visit planner.

Traveling by car from Tangier to Asilah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Asilah, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.
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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina, take an in-depth tour of Kasbah Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades d'Akchour.

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Traveling by car from Asilah to Chefchaouen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Fes.
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Fes — 1 night

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.
On the 4th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Bab Bou Jeloud, then examine the collection at Museo Nejjarine, then admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa, and finally get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Fes trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Fes are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Meknes.
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Meknes — 1 day

City of the Hundred Minarets

One of Morocco's imperial cities, Meknes draws visitors with an abundance of historic monuments and impressive Moorish-style architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Meknes Medina, get great views at La Grande Terrasse, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Site of Volubilis, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bou Inania Medersa, and finally don't miss a visit to Bab Mansour Laleuj.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Meknes road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fes to Meknes takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Meknes can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rabat.
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Rabat — 1 night

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.
On the 6th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Chellah, contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Tower, then admire the striking features of Bab Lamrissa, then don't miss a visit to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rabat trip maker website.

Drive from Meknes to Rabat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Casablanca.
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Casablanca — 1 night

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Casablanca trip website.

You can drive from Rabat to Casablanca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Casablanca can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Essaouira.
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Essaouira — 1 night

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.
On the 8th (Sat), wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, see the interesting displays at Synagogue Slat Lkahal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaim Pinto Synagogue, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Essaouira trip planner.

Fly from Casablanca to Essaouira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Essaouira sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Agadir.
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Agadir — 2 nights

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.
Legzira Beach has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sun), kick back and relax at Legzira Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocoparc, and then don't miss a visit to Seafront Promenade.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Agadir trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Essaouira to Agadir by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Ait Ben Haddou.
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Ait Ben Haddou — 2 nights

Seen in numerous Hollywood films and TV shows, the ancient city of Ait Ben Haddou takes visitors on a journey back to the 17th century with its impressive South Moroccan architecture, boasting earthen clay dwellings in walled kasbahs.
Mount Toubkal has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Toubkal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Galerie Tiwirga and then steep yourself in history at Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ait Ben Haddou trip builder.

Traveling by car from Agadir to Ait Ben Haddou takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Ait Ben Haddou sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ouarzazate.
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Ouarzazate — 2 nights

The door of the desert

Make Ouarzazate part of your Morocco itinerary as the gateway to the Sahara Desert.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see Off-Road Tours, admire the striking features of Kasbah Amridil, explore the world behind art at Musee Theatre Memoire de Ouarzazate, then find something for the whole family at CLA Studios, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at Moroccan Sahara. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Taourirt Kasbah and then examine the collection at Musee du Cinema.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ouarzazate online trip maker.

You can drive from Ait Ben Haddou to Ouarzazate in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Ouarzazate can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Merzouga.
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Merzouga — 1 night

Make Merzuoga a stop on your Morocco trip as part of a desert safari.
On the 15th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Erg Chebbi Dunes and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Merzouga Desert.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Merzouga holiday website.

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. You will leave for Marrakech on the 16th (Sun).
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Marrakech — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koutoubia Mosque.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Marrakech tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Merzouga to Marrakech in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 17th (Mon), you're off to home.
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Morocco travel guide

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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.
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