Soak up all the cultural nuances of northern Morocco with our North Morocco Tour. You will see rural and natural landscapes as well as medinas and even the largest Roman ruins in all of Africa. Starting at €1095. <<Private and completely customizable>>
4×4 vehicle and private English-speaking driver for the entire tour.
Two nights in Fez including breakfast and dinner.
Two nights in Chefchaouen including breakfast.
One night in Tetouan including breakfast.
Two nights in Tangier including breakfast.
Local Guides in Fez, Chaouen, Tetouan, Tangier and Volubilis.
Mountain Guide in and around Akchour.
Tickets (Fez: Bou Inania Madrasa; Volubilis).
Local taxes and fees.
Tickets to the Grottos of Hercules (entrance fee: 60 dirhams).
Cancellation insurance (available for purchase at reservation). See price and terms here.
Drinks (soft drinks and bottled water cost around 25 Dirhams).
Anything not specifically mentioned here as “included in the price”.
It is advisable to visit Akchour during the summer months, as part of the route is semi-aquatic (more info in our blog).
Main monuments of Meknes are being restored, and access to their interiors is not possible at this time.
Citizens of the EU need a passport with a minimum validity of 3 months
Other nationalities: valid passport (check visas)
This is a private tour and the cost varies based on how many people are in your party (prices below are per person for a double room):
High season supplement
B Category (Premium):
Fez: Riad Salam Fes
Chefchaouen: Riad Dar Echaouen
Tetouan: Riad Blanco
Tangier: Riad Palais Zahia & Spa
A Category (Luxury):
Fez: Riad El Amine
Chefchaouen: Lina Ryad & Spa
Tetouan: Riad Blanco
Tangier: Riad Mokhtar
High season: March, April, May, October and December.
Triple rooms are usually double rooms with an extra bed (cot).
Accommodations specifically mentioned except in exceptional cases where we will stay in similar accommodations.
Prices are valid until 31 December 2024.
Northern Morocco Tour
>> Daily departures <<
Arrival at the Fez airport (flight arranged by the traveler), private pick-up and transfer to our accommodations. Dinner included.
Breakfast. Today we see the oldest of the imperial cities, starting with a panoramic visit from the lookout, where we see both the modern and the old city. We continue visiting the modern area, appreciating places such as the gates of the Royal Palace, the Bab Jeloud or the Jewish Quarter.
Once the contemporary zone is finished, we walk the medina of Fez on foot, like a journey through time, we see the ancient madrassa of Bou Inania, as well as the districts of the different artisans: goldsmiths, carpenters, loom workers, ending in the famous tanneries.
Free time for lunch (on behalf of the traveler). Head to Chefchaouen, with brief stops en route.
Breakfast and visit with a local guide of the medina, where we see the exteriors of the Alcazaba and the Octagonal Mosque, located at the Uta el-Hamman square, the heart of the city. Once across the medina, continue in the direction of the Ras Al-Ma spring, where we see how the tradition of hand washing in its waters is preserved.
Breakfast, meet up with the local guide at 9 am and leave to the village of Akchour, a must-see place of pilgrimage for nature lovers located just 30 kilometers (about 20 miles) from Chefchaouen.
We enjoy a pleasant walk along the Oued Farda River, soaking in natural landscapes and the beautiful waterfalls that we find. We also cross with snack shacks with relaxing terraces where we can take a break on our route.
Free time for lunch (on behalf of the traveler). Head to Tetouan.
Breakfast. Today we see Tetouan, capital of the Spanish protectorate, starting with the medina as well as some of its most characteristic souks and markets. We also admire the façade of the Royal Palace, located in the Hassan II Square, after passing through the Jewish quarter.
Free time for lunch (on behalf of the traveler). Head to Tangier.
Breakfast. Beginning of the visit to Tangier, starting with the Cape Spartel, located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. Then we arrive at the Grottos of Hercules, with an optional visit to the interior (entrance fee: 60 dirhams per person).
We continue with a walking tour of the Tangier medina, strolling through the Kasbah, the souk, the market and the Place du Grand 9 Avril.
Free time for lunch (on behalf of the traveler).
Finally we go to the Corniche, where we enjoy a panoramic tour of Cape Malabata and the Bay of Tangier.
Head back to our accommodations. Afternoon free.
Breakfast and check-out. Departure to Fez passing through Meknes. Upon arrival, we enjoy a panoramic view where we can contemplate the 40 kilometers of walls that surround and protect this imperial city, leading to the iconic Bab Al Mansour, the largest gate in Morocco and North Africa.
The next stop is Volubilis, the best preserved Roman site in all of North Africa.
Head to Fez. Dinner included.
Breakfast and check-out. At the agreed time (about 4 hours before departure), private pick up and transfer to Fez airport. Arrival and end of our services.
Please don’t hesitate to inquire about any adjustment you want to make to this itinerary (number of days, places to visit, departure location, etc.).
Places we visit during the Northern Morocco tour:
Fez, Chefchaouen, Akchour, Tetouan, Tangier, Asilah, Meknes and Volubilis
1.5 = an hour and a half