60 days in Portugal, Namibia & Morocco Itinerary

60 days in Portugal, Namibia & Morocco Itinerary

Created using Inspirock trip itinerary planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Porto, Portugal
— 6 nights
Fly
2
Albufeira, Portugal
— 5 nights
Drive
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 8 nights
Fly
4
Windhoek, Namibia
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Damaraland, Namibia
— 1 night
Drive
6
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 6 nights
Drive
7
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
— 4 nights
Fly
8
Fes, Morocco
— 6 nights
Fly
9
Marrakech, Morocco
— 6 nights
Drive
10
Essaouira, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly
11
Casablanca, Morocco
— 4 nights
Fly
12
Funchal, Portugal
— 7 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

Porto, Portugal — 6 nights

Unvanquished City

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names.
Dedicate the 4th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 6th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, make a trip to Liberdade Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and contemplate the long history of Palacio da Bolsa.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Porto itinerary planning app.

New York City, USA to Porto is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Western European Standard Time (WET) is 5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Porto are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Albufeira.
more
Tours · Wineries · Parks · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 1 — 7:

Albufeira, Portugal — 5 nights

Garden of Portugal

Along Portugal's southern Algarve region sits Albufeira, a city boasting 20 beaches for visitors to choose from.
Get out of town with these interesting Albufeira side-trips: Praia da Marinha (in Caramujeira), Tavira Island (in Tavira) and Ria Formosa (in Olhao). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Ponta da Piedade, find something for the whole family at Zoomarine Algarve, kick back and relax at Praia Dona Ana, and stroll through Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Albufeira trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Porto to Albufeira in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Porto in May; daily highs in Albufeira reach 75°F and lows reach 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lisbon.
more
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 7 — 12:

Lisbon, Portugal — 8 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Park and National Palace of Pena, Sintra National Palace, &more). On the 16th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon online day trip planner.

Drive from Albufeira to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albufeira in May, Lisbon is little chillier at night with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can fly to Windhoek.
more
Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 12 — 20:

Windhoek, Namibia — 3 nights

Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Spend the 21st (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove Mall of Namibia, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, and tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Windhoek travel route tool.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Windhoek takes 16 hours. Traveling from Lisbon to Windhoek, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Windhoek are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Damaraland.
more
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:

Damaraland, Namibia — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): hike along Spitzkoppe.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Damaraland visit planner.

You can drive from Windhoek to Damaraland in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Windhoek in May, plan for little chillier days in Damaraland, with highs around 68°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Swakopmund.
more
Trails · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 23 — 24:
Highlights from your trip

Swakopmund, Namibia — 6 nights

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Venture out of the city with trips to Walvis Bay (Photography Tours, Dolphin & Whale Watching, &more). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, and have fun at Sanmilari.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund day trip app.

Getting from Damaraland to Swakopmund by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Damaraland in May, you will find days in Swakopmund are a bit warmer (78°F), and nights are a bit cooler (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Namib-Naukluft Park.
more
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 24 — 30:

Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia — 4 nights

One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Namib-Naukluft Park: Tropic of Capricorn Sign (in Solitaire) and Gobabeb Desert Research Station (in Gobabeb). There's more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Big Daddy Dune and take a memorable drive along Spreetshoogte Pass.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Namib-Naukluft Park online journey planner.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Namib-Naukluft Park in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Namib-Naukluft Park are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Fes.
more
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 3:

Fes, Morocco — 6 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 4th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo Nejjarine, catch a ride with Morocco In One Step, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the landmark architecture of Bou Inania Medersa.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Fes travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Namib-Naukluft Park to Fes takes 19 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Namib-Naukluft Park to Fes is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Namib-Naukluft Park in June: high temperatures in Fes hover around 90°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Marrakech.
more
Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 9:

Marrakech, Morocco — 6 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 11th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, explore the different monuments and memorials at Saadian Tombs, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Menara Gardens and Pavilion.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Marrakech driving holiday planner.

Getting from Fes to Marrakech by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Essaouira.
more
Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 15:

Essaouira, Morocco — 3 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.
Essaouira is known for sightseeing, adventure, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ride a horse along Cheval Essaouira, add some fun to your beach time Water Sports, wander the streets of Medina of Essaouira, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Essaouira itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marrakech to Essaouira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Marrakech in June, you will find days in Essaouira are slightly colder (76°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Casablanca.
more
Outdoors · Tours · Trails · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:

Casablanca, Morocco — 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Casablanca side-trips: Rabat (Hassan Tower, Chellah, &more). Spend the 19th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque and see the interesting displays at Dar Al Ala.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Casablanca day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Essaouira to Casablanca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Casablanca sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Funchal.
more
Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 22:

Funchal, Portugal — 7 nights

The capital of the island of Madeira for more than 500 years, Funchal represents a laid-back city made popular by its historical sites and climate.
Spend the 26th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: get a tailor-made plan with Madeira Sidecar Tours, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pico do Arieiro, see Off-Road Tours, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cabo Girao.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Funchal trip builder site.

You can fly from Casablanca to Funchal in 7 hours. In June in Funchal, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 65°F at night. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
more
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 29:

Portugal travel guide

4.2
Landmarks · Castles · Beaches
Small in size but rich in history, culture, and natural beauty, Portugal features contrasting landscapes that include long beaches, lush vineyards, verdant valleys, and rolling hills dotted with tiny settlements where old traditions still prevail. The country's serene interior, often overlooked by foreigners, remains largely unspoiled by mass tourism and offers visitors a chance to discover this less-trodden part of Europe at their own pace. Ripe for leisurely adventures on foot or by bicycle, Portugal's fertile countryside boasts well-preserved medieval castles and outstanding wineries, producing some of the world's finest ports. The country's cities offer a lively culinary scene known for its many award-winning restaurants, topping the itineraries of foodies from around the globe.
more

Namibia travel guide

4.2
Nature & Parks · Deserts · Landmarks
Land of the Brave
Since gaining independence from South Africa in 1990, Namibia has sought to rival its neighbor in terms of tourist appeal. While it hasn't yet gotten up to the numbers of South Africa, Namibia tourism sector has plenty to work with. The desert and mountainous areas represent a real source of appeal, with species of classic African game animals, such as desert lions, zebras, and elephants real highlights of safaris through the national parks. Namibians are rightly proud of their country, and the myriad traditional villages, colonial German towns, and lively urban centers all deserve your attention.
more

Morocco travel guide

4.2
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.
more