Fes to Chefchaouen tour in 2 days via Meknes
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Among our Fes private and group trips, we offer a 2 days tour to discover the charming historical places of Meknes. Also, visit the gorgeous city of Chefchaouen. We have customized and Itinerary for the 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen according to some past customer’s requests. To start with, we will pick you up from tour accommodation or at any meeting point in Fes.
We will begin by visiting the historical city of Meknes. Firstly, we will drive for less than 2 hours and visit the Roman ruins of Volubilis, a place that attracted thousands of tourists to come to discover its history. Next, the Bab Al Mansour, the main gate to Meknes’ Medina and Imperial city. Subsequently, take a walk and discover the souks for souvenirs purposes. Then, visit the Madrasa Bou Inania. Also, Herri Es-Souani, a place where more than 12,000 horses were stabled. It is Also here they kept wheat grain. Further, the mysterious Prison of Kara, where a lot of people went and didn’t get back.
After visiting the historical city of Meknes, we will ahead to visit the iconic Chefchaouen or Chaouen. At first, we will pick you up from the traditional hotel to visit the Grand Mosque. It is the oldest one in this city and dates to the earliest period of the city after its foundation by Moulay ‘Ali ibn Rashid al-Alami. After that, take a walk around the Uta-El-Hammam, Ras El-Ma. At final, you will hike the Rif mountains, and end up with staying at the gorgeous Akchour.
Eventually, when the visit is over, we will get back to Fes where the 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen ends.
2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen via Meknes itinerary :
Day 1: From Fes to visit Meknes then to Chefchaouen :
On the first day of our 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen, we will visit Meknes from Fes. After driving for less than 1 hour, we will reach this city to visit the Roman ruins. In the past, Volubilis was considered the administrative center of the kingdom of Mauretania. This city can be seen from the Moulay Idriss Zerhoune, and from all the higher points of the valley. Also, this old preserved site is situated between the cultural Fes and Meknes in a fertile surrounded by wheat.
After visiting it with a local guide, we will continue to Bab El Mansour. One of the best architectural gates of Morocco. It is the main well-preserved port to the old Medina of Meknes. Subsequently, ascertain the Heri-Es Souani, one of Moulay Ismail’s finest architectural projects. When visiting it, we will make sure we see the wheat grain keeping area. Not to mention, it is not free to enter as you have to pay a fee to discover the area’s water engineering.
As a final thing, we will get to see the prison of Karra. An old wide underground prison built in the 18th century. Its name refers to a Portuguese prisoner.
Eventually, we will ahead to Chefchaouen to spend the night at a local Riad/Hotel.
Day 2: Visiting Chefchaouen and back to Fes :
After breakfast at the beautiful local Riad, we will pick you up to start the tour around Chefchaouen and Akchour. Firstly, we will ahead to see the Grand Mosque, famous as the oldest in this lovely city. It is situated at the central Place Outa Hammam, near the city’s historic kasbah. Secondly, you will have some time to hike the Rif mountains and admire the beautiful green lands. Next, get back to take a walk and discover the Plaza Uta El Hammam, the largest square in the city.
At final, we will drive for about 40mins only to visit the charming Akchour, a place where you can hike the Rif mountains, swim, and more.
At the end of the day, get back to Fes where our 2 days from Fes to Chefchaouen ends.
Fes to Chefchaouen 2 days tour via Meknes' Reviews:
Best waterfalls and historical areas
We were very satisfied with the service of Ahmed during the 2 days from Fes to Chefchaouen with Touring In Morocco. When he picked up from Fes, we were amazed by how good his English was and the way he explains things. We loved the city of Meknes as we visited the town of Volubilis, the Plaza... What we loved is the waterfalls of Akchour and Chefchaouen in general. Highly recommended for a full visit to the charming city of Chaouen.
Amazing views & friendly guide
We are a family of 7 members and came to Morocco in the late of September. Finding a travel agency to hire was really hard. After looking at the best first-listed companies, we found Touring In Morocco. My mom wanted a trip only to discover Chefchaouen, we decided at final to book the 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen and visit Meknes. When we arrived in this city, we truly got surprised by how beautiful and architectural it was. The Volibilus, the gate, and the strange prison. Furthermore, the city of Chefchaouen was so beautiful. The hike at the Rif mountains, the plaza, and the mosque were worth visited places. Even more, the cascade of Akchour was a highlight, we had the chance to relax and hike before we get to Fes. Highly recommended if interested to visit the blue pearl.
Chefchaouen is the best!
In July, we decided to visit Morocco from Spain, we took the flight to Fes and had to look for a travel agency. We looked at first results on the net, and we found that Touring In Morocco travel offers a 2 days trip from Fes to Chefchaouen including a visit to the city of Meknes and its attractions. We booked that tour and we were very satisfied with the service they offered. Hassan, our knowledgeable guide knew many things about the history of Meknes and the country in general. His English was very good, we also visited the waterfalls of Akchour and hiked the Rif mountains. We really loved it even of shortness. Thanks again to Hassan, we will get back soon and get you as a guide.
Best Chaouen tour
We booked a 2 day tour from Fes to Chefchaouen with this travel agency and we really loved it! Ahmed, our guide was very knowledgeable about every attraction we were at. Also, since we wanted to visit Fez before the tour, they offered us a guide for a full day. We want to highlight the visit of Chefchaouen and the waterfalls, the hike in the Rif Mountains.... Everything went very well. Thanks again Ahmed, it was a pleasure to meet a great person like you. We will definitely come to visit Morocco and do the Sahara desert trip this time. Thank you, Touring In Morocco for a great service.
When you book this 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen with our travel agency expect to see the most stunning, historical, and authentic views.
With our services, you will be picked up at any meeting point to start your tour. not only that, but also dropped off at your accommodation when you finish the tour as well.
Our team contains only local guides/drivers. Therefore, they know all the secrets of the country and they will help you discover them.
If you are a photographer and want to book the 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen with us, Morocco has plenty of photography locations. More importantly, our staff of local guides/drivers will make sure to take you to visit the best ones.
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2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen destinations' overview:
With Touring in Morocco we offer a 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen. Our dear clients will enjoy visiting the beautiful historical city of Meknes and visit the blue pearl Chefchaouen. Even more, end up relaxing and hiking the Rif mountains in Akchour. But, before they visit Meknes, they are allowed to get a guide to discover Fes the day before visiting Meknes. Therefore, we gave you here a list of attractions you can visit in Fes :
Madrasa Bou Inania :
One of the oldest schools of Fes, built between 1350 and 1357 by the Merenid sultan Bou Inan. It is characterized by its gorgeous architectural buildings, and it is allowed for non-Muslims to enter and visit it. To reach the Madrasa or the school, you’ll need to take the T’alaa Lekbira in the old city.
Fes El Bali :
Fes El Bali is translated as the old Medina of Fes, the city’s oldest neighborhood. To get to either the new or the old Medina, you need to go by the Blue gate of Bab Boujloud.
In Fes El Bali, there are many local Souk parts for the ones who are willing to take a leather souvenir…
In the area, there are many other monuments you can visit including the Old Foundouq and the Medersa Sahrij. Also, if you are looking to get the best view, it is right behind the gate (the minaret of the Medersa Bou Inania).
The Chouara Tanneries :
Famous as the largest tanneries area in Fes. It attracts thousands of tourists every year, the place doesn’t smell really good. Therefore, citizens consider bringing fresh mint with them. In the area, they make colorful Moroccan slippers, leatherwork, metalwork… They use spices like Safran, Ginger…
The best time to visit the area is during the evening when the leather wholes are dry and colorful. Also, for a great panoramic view, consider choosing one of the balconies, or houses rooftops offered at good prices.
If you are looking to buy any souvenir, you must try some original leather shoes or jackets.
In Fes, there are many attractions to visit before starting the 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen. Therefore, the listed ones here are the most important and visited, contact us for more information!
With the 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen, you will visit the most attractive places in Meknes, including the Roman ruins, the gates, plazas, and more. Our team gave you here some information about these attractions :
The Roman ruins or Volubilis as called. A town dates mostly to the period of prosperity, it is considered the main visited attraction in the whole historical city of Meknes. When getting there with one of our Moroccan travel guides, you will have the chance to get all the history of the place.
Bab El Mansour:
The main gate situated between the Imperial city and the new town of Meknes. In Africa, they consider it a fine example of the surviving gates. Characterized as the most architectural in Fes and well designed. Including the lavish use of zellige tiling and carving woodwork, it is definitely a must-visit during the 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen.
Old Medina and the new one:
Mostly, every Moroccan city has an old and new city, characterized by historical gates, squares, and architectural buildings. In Meknes, you will visit both of them and admire the Souks. For instance, the Marche central, Souk Sehb Mabrouka, and more..
The Sultan Moulay Ismail took care of building it and finished in 1732.
The Heri Es-Souani is where they used to keep wheat grain in Meknes, during the era of Moulay Ismail. Also, it is the Imperial City’s storage granaries and horse stables. In the past, there were more than 20 000 horses in the area.
For more information about the attractions visited during the 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen, contact our team!
The blue pearl is the highlight of the 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen with Touring In Morocco. In Chaouen, there are many attractions to visit. Here, we gave you a list of most visited ones during the tour from Fes to Chefchaouen.
The Grand Mosque:
This is the oldest mosque in Chaouen. Many say, it dates to the time of the city’s foundation time and others say, it was built in the 16th century.
In the past, they used to teach the Quran and other religious lessons for citizens in Chaouen.
Plaza Uta El Hammam:
The most famous square in Chaouen city. With our travel guide, you will take a walk on the sides of the latter, discover all the areas where you can relax, drink a coffee… It is situated right close to the first Kasbah built in the blue pearl. In this square, they make all types of shows. Also, snake charmer, monkey holders can be found there which entertain the viewers and visitors.
Hike the Rif mountains:
Many visitors admire hiking the Rif mountains for two reasons. First, they would visit the Grand mentioned mosque or hike to see the sunset and get beautiful shots of the city. With our 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen, you will get the opportunity to hike these mountains. Even more, If you are a photographer, our driver/photographer will take you to the best spots.
As our visit to Chefchaouen ends around the afternoon, we will take you to visit Akchour. A place where you will fall in love with the waterfalls and the green mountains. In the area, there are places where you can relax, including small restaurants.
In the 2 days tour from Fes to Chefchaouen, you will visit this beautiful area and get back to Fes in the late evening.