2 Days Trip-Fez to Chefchaouen; must be one of the plenty best things worth to experience during your stay at Fez. Beyond the city limits, Fez offers many outdoor activities to its surrounding areas. Take advantage of our very popular day trip from Fez to Chefchaouen; from which you will spend 1 night at the blue city known for its striking blue-washed buildings. On the way back, you will discover the archaeological and roman ruins of “volubilis”; and visit “Meknes” one of the fourth Morocco imperial cities and home for extravagant palaces and terraced parks, including the 18th century ornamented gate “Baba Mansour”.
Day 1: Fez-Ouezzane-Chefchaouen
Fez to Chefchaouen Day trip, ideally starts around 8:00 am from your Hotel or Riad; pick up and heading West through the Middle Atlas Mountains. Since you depart from Fez; you will mostly driving and crossing numerous small villages lying in the middle of huge fields of crops; with olive and orange farms. On the way, you might break at the city “Ouezzane”, rest and have a cup of tea of coffee; Afterwards, continue straight to chefchaouen, check-in at the hotel and explore the city by yourself.
Chefchaouen is a city in Northwest Morocco. It is the chief town of the province of the same name; and is noted for its buildings in shades of blue. Chefchaouen is situated in the Rif Mountains; just inland from Tangier and Tetouan. The city was founded in 1471; as a small fortress which still exists to this day. Chefchaouen or Chaouen, as it is often called by Moroccans; is a popular tourist destination because of its proximity to Tangier and the Spanish enclave of Ceuta.
The name refers to the shape of the mountains tops above the town that look like the two horns (Chaoua) of a goat. Chefchaouen derives from the Berber word for horns: Ichawen. One distinction possessed by Chefchaouen is its blue-rinsed houses and buildings.
Day 2: Chefchaouen-Volubilis-Meknes-Fes
After breakfast; you will leave Chefchaouen straight to the Roman ruins of Volubilis; where you will be guided in order to explore the history of this archaeological site.
After while, you will then continue your way to “Meknes” where you will have lunch and visit. Late afternoon; drive straight to Fes. Our day trip from Fez to Chefchaouen ends by a drop off at your accommodation; thank you for your visit.
Known as the “Versailles of Morocco”. The beautiful city of Meknès is home to extravagant palaces; terraced parks; and decorated mosques that overlook the surrounding countryside. It stands in a landscape of outstanding natural and historic beauty that includes the Middle Atlas Mountains and the Roman city of Volubilis.
What to pack for 2 Days Trip-Fez to Chefchaouen?
• Sunglasses, Sun cream and Hat.
• Camera-phone charger.
• Warm cloths in winter months
FEZ OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES INCLUDED
√ Transportation in a private 4WD vehicle with A/C, Fuel.
√ An English speaking driver.
√ Chefchaouen: 1 overnight in a hotel or riad.
√ Volubilis: guided visit + entrances fees.
FEZ OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES EXCLUDED
Χ Lunches and drinks.
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