27 days in Morocco & London Itinerary

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Casablanca, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Essaouira, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Marrakech, Morocco
— 4 nights
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Ouarzazate, Morocco
— 2 nights
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Fes, Morocco
— 3 nights
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Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Casablanca, Morocco — 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.
Spend the 11th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 9th (Tue), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque and examine the collection at Dar Al Ala.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Casablanca trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Casablanca is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Casablanca is minus 4 hours. In May, Casablanca is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Essaouira.
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Essaouira, Morocco — 2 nights

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 12th (Fri), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Cooperative Feminine de Tamounte, then explore by horseback at Cheval Essaouira, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

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

You can fly from Casablanca to Essaouira in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Marrakech.
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Marrakech, Morocco — 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.
Spend the 15th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, soak in style at Turkish baths, steep yourself in history at Medersa Ben Youssef, and don't miss a visit to Jemaa el-Fnaa.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Marrakech vacation 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 May, expect nights in Marrakech to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Ouarzazate.
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Ouarzazate, Morocco — 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 18th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Multi-day Tours and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Moroccan Sahara.

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Fly from Marrakech to Ouarzazate in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Fes.
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Fes, Morocco — 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.
Spend the 20th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, browse the eclectic array of goods at La Petite Maison Berbere, explore the engaging exhibits at Medina Children's Library, and admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Fes visit planning website.

You can fly from Ouarzazate to Fes in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ouarzazate in May, things will get little chillier in Fes: highs are around 33°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Chefchaouen.
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Chefchaouen, Morocco — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina. On your second day here, look for gifts at Dar Moulay Idriss Berbere Carpete.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chefchaouen road trip app.

Traveling by car from Fes to Chefchaouen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for London.
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London, United Kingdom — 11 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stopham Vineyard and Winery (in Pulborough), Hawking About (in Arundel) and Bepton Down (in Midhurst). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the London day trip planning site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Chefchaouen to London in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel back 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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