CHEFCHAOUEN AND NORTH MOROCCO

Overview

This 8-day Northern Morocco tour takes you on a journey to imperial cities, the Rif mountains and the Atlantic ocean. Experience life in the cities and villages of northern Morocco, as you will visit Fes and Meknes, the blue city Chefchaouen, and Asilah on the coast. A great mix of culture and history, this trip is also perfect if you want to combine it with visiting cities in the north, such as Nador and Tetouan, or you arrive from Spain via Tanger. You can also continue your journey down south, to the Sahara and Marrakech.

WHY BOOK THIS TOUR?

  • – You will visit the imperial cities of Fes and Meknes;
  • – You will combine both the Rif Mountains with the Atlantic coast, where Asilah is a beautiful town off the beaten track;
  • – Learn more about the interesting history of Northern Morocco and its Spanish and Jewish influences;
  • – Combine this trip with a tour down south to Marrakech and the Sahara desert, or travel further to Spain by taking the ferry in Tangier!

Itinerary

Day 1 – Casablanca to Meknes

Arrive in the morning at the airport of Casablanca (pick up by guide and driver). Leave Casablanca for Rabat (1 hour drive), visit of Kasbah des Oudays and Hassan Tower. Continue to Meknes (2,5 hours drive), visit of the medina and mausoleum in the afternoon.

Day 2 – Meknes to Fes

Drive from Meknes to Fes, via the Roman ruins of Volubilis and Moulay Idriss. Arrive in Fes in the afternoon.

Day 3 – Fes

Full-day tour of Fes’ medina with your city guide. He will take you through the winding little streets and alleyways of this ancient old UNESCO world heritage site, and to the big monuments such as the Quranic school, Al-Qarawiyyin mosque and leather tanneries.

Day 4 – Fes to Chefchaouen

Drive from Fes to Chefchaouen. Explore the picturesque and charming medina of the Blue City with your guide in the afternoon.

Day 5 – Chefchaouen

Visit of Homir village, have lunch there with a Rifian family. You will get an idea about their crops and what they cultivate. Back in the afternoon to Chefchaouen.

Day 6 – Chefchaouen to Asilah

Leave the Rifian mountians for the Atlantic coast, arrive in the charming port town of Asilah in the afternoon. Visit of the old medina and free time to explore Asilah.

Day 7 – Asilah to Casablanca

Drive to Casablanca in the morning. Guided tour of Hassan II mosque in the afternoon, or drive via Rabat and enjoy a visit of Kasbah des Oudayas and the Hassan Tower there, then continue to Casablanca.

Day 8 – Casablanca/ Casablanca

Leave at any time of the day. Transfer to the airport of Casablanca by your driver.

Details

What is included?

  • – Private certified English- / French- / Spanish- / Italian-speaking guide on day 1-8;
  • – Private certified driver and air-conditioned transportation on day 1-8;
  • – 7 Overnights in standard accommodations (2 to 3 stars, comfort option of 3 to 4 stars upgrade available);
  • – City tour of Fes;
  • – All breakfasts (excl. day 1);
  • – All activities listed.

What is not included?

  • – All meals and drinks not listed;
  • – Travel insurance;
  • – Optional activities;
  • – International flights;
  • – Tipping and souvenirs.

Prices

GROUP SIZE 2-3 10.400 MAD / € 960,-
GROUP SIZE 4 6.800 MAD / € 630,-
GROUP SIZE 5 AND UP 5.800 MAD / € 540,-

Prices are per person and depend upon group size. They are based on double / twin rooms in standard accommodations (2 to 3 stars). Please contact us if you would like a custom-made tour or comfort accommodations, we can fit this tour to your preferences! Email us at contact@moroccanguides.com.

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