4-day Northern Morocco tour from Fes

Daily Tour 4 days 3 nights
Fes Visit Fez

The 4-day Northern Morocco tour contributes to the diverse and enchanting mosaic that defines Northern Morocco. The blend of natural beauty and historical significance found in imperial cities like Fes and Meknes, along with the vibrant urban life, creates an immersive experience for those fortunate enough to explore this captivating region. Our tour in Morocco from Fes unfolds across the resplendent Rif Mountains, which command attention as they majestically overlook the captivating northern region of Morocco. Known for its verdant hills and idyllic valleys, this enchanting landscape gracefully unfurls, weaving its allure seamlessly towards the unspoiled coastline that delicately borders the Mediterranean Sea. Along this mesmerizing shoreline, a rich tapestry of vibrant coastal retreats and lively cities, such as Tetouan, contributes to the region’s undeniable charm.


The 4-day Northern Morocco tour starts from 9 but may be subject to change depending on your arrival time.

TOUR QUOTE – 4-day northern Morocco tour from Fes

GROUP SIZE 2 3 4 5 6
PRICE/PERSON €590 €570 €540 €510 €480

  • Pick up from the airport, lodging… in Fes
  • Transportation in comfortable air conditioned car 4×4, Mini-van…
  • Multilingual driver/guide
  • Fuel and anythings linked to the car, driver/guide
  • 3 nights in good accommodations
  • All specified Breakfasts and Meals mentioned
  • Private guided city tour in: Meknes, Volubilis, Chefchaouen and Tetouan
  • Drop off in your Hotel/Riad in Fes

  • Flight tickets
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • All kinds of drinks like beer, coke/fanta/sprite, and alcohol.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Tips for staffs and drivers.
  • The single room supplement
  • Other items not mentioned over in package included.

What to Expect about this tour from Fez

Embark on an enchanting tour from Fes to discover the irresistible charm of Northern Moroccan cities. Unfolding across the resplendent Rif Mountains, these cities command attention as they majestically overlook the captivating northern region of Morocco, known for its verdant hills and idyllic valleys. This 4-day tour from Fes offers a mix of cultural experiences, historical exploration, and natural beauty.

  • Imperial cities, including Fes and Meknes, beckon with their splendid palaces, bustling souks, and intricate mosaics that narrate tales of a bygone era.
  • Chefchaouen: Known for its distinctive blue-painted buildings, Chefchaouen is a picturesque town in the Rif Mountains.
  • Tetouan: has a unique blend of Andalusian and Moorish influences.
  • Scenic Landscapes: The Rif Mountains are known for their picturesque scenery, including rugged terrain, lush valleys, and panoramic views. Expect to encounter diverse flora and fauna, including cork oak forests, wildflowers.
Tourism has been our hobby since childhood, starting in 1994. Over the years, we have continuously improved our experience by accompanying groups all over Morocco. In 2003, we began leading groups officially as licensed guides under Number 420. Finally, in 2018, we established a fully licensed Travel Company based in Marrakesh, operating under license number 10P/19.

This ample experience that we will share with you will undoubtedly guide you to an unforgettable tour in Morocco.

Day 01 : Day excursion from Fes to Meknes

Begin your day with a pick-up from your Riad, setting the stage for a day brimming with exploration. Your journey unfolds with a mesmerizing excursion from Fes to Meknes, promising a rich tapestry of historical splendor and cultural treasures. Upon arrival in the majestic imperial city of Meknes, you will be welcomed by our Meknes city tour guide, who is ready to unveil a tapestry of wonders.
As you delve deeper into the heart of Meknes, immerse yourself in the storied past of the Moulay Ismail Mausoleum, celebrated for its exquisite architecture and serene ambiance. Then, proceed to Sahrij Souani, a breathtaking marvel conceived by ingenious minds for irrigation and agricultural prosperity. Nearby, you will be guided to the iconic Heri es-Souani, a sprawling complex that once housed granaries and stables envisioned to sustain the city’s bustling population. Your Meknes guided tour unfolds to admire the gigantic gate of Bab Mansour and to explore Lahdim square.
You are encouraged to wander at your own pace through the winding streets, immerse yourself in the lively markets, and indulge in the kaleidoscope of colors that adorn the cityscape.

  • Overnight stay in a riad.
  • The distance covered on the drive, 64 km/1h
  • Meals: D
Day 04 : Meknes – Volubilis – Blue city of Chefchaouen or Chaouen

The Breakfast unfolds as we make our way to Volubilis driving for 30 minutes, a remarkably preserved relic from the Roman Empire dating back to 225 B.C. Marvel at the pristine mosaics that still grace the site, offering a glimpse into the marvels of ancient times. We head forward to Chefchaouen, as we set forth from Meknes to the mesmerizing pearl blue city, our scenic drive through the captivating Rif Mountains will unveil breathtaking landscapes adorned with serene valleys and quaint villages characteristic of the Rif region.
Arriving in Chefchaouen, we will have ample time to immerse ourselves in its allure and visit some highlights of this pearl blue city, such as the Ras El Ma River flowing through the area, offering several vantage points where you can enjoy the soothing sound of running water and take in beautiful river views. Afterward, we will explore the Kasbah, a fortress and former palace located in the heart of the Old Town. The Kasbah now houses a museum where you can learn about the history and culture of Chefchaouen. By visiting the Medina, we will discover talented local artisans and take some time to explore their workshops, watching them create beautiful handcrafted items.
As evening descends, we will indulge in a delectable dinner outdoors. This will create the perfect setting for a lively discussion about the city’s allure—delving into what makes it truly special and unraveling the mystique behind its iconic blue walls.

  • Overnight stay in riad.
  • The distance covered on the drive, 196 km/3h 40minuts.
  • Meals: B
Day 05 : Chefchaouen  – Akchour – Oued Laou – Tetouan

Leave Chefchaouen and head towards Akchour, a rural area known for its natural beauty. Akchour is renowned for its stunning landscapes, hiking trails, and waterfalls. Consider embarking on a hike to the Akchour Waterfalls, where we can relish the fresh mountain air and the serene surroundings. Our tour in Northern Morocco may involve some walking, the breathtaking views make it worthwhile.

Continue our trip from Chefchaouen to Tetouan, making a stop at Oued Laou along the way. Oued Laou is a coastal town known for its beautiful beaches and relaxed atmosphere. This offers the possibility to take a leisurely stroll along the sandy shores and enjoy the sea breeze. We then weave along the picturesque Mediterranean coastline, lined with other beautiful beaches such as Cabo Negro and Martil Beach. These beaches are known for their golden sands and crystal-clear waters, perfect for sunbathing, swimming, or enjoying water sports like jet skiing and paddleboarding. Our day trip to Tetouan concludes with a drive back to the city itself for dinner and an overnight stay.

  • Overnight stay in the hotel.
  • The distance covered on the drive, 115 km/2h 30 minutes.
  • Meals: B . D
Day 06 : Teouan – Chefchaouen – Fes

After breakfast, we set off for a Tetouan guided tour to discover a rich history and a blend of Andalusian and Moroccan influences. Explore the historic Tetouan Medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with its intricate architecture, vibrant markets, and cultural landmarks. Visit the Royal Palace, the Ethnographic Museum, take a walk through the lively souks (open market) and explore exhibits showcasing local crafts, music, and clothing, providing insight into the city’s cultural identity. Tetouan offers a unique blend of traditional and modern elements, making it a fascinating destination to explore. After this quiet half-day visit to Tetouan, we enjoy our stay and have lunch to taste some of the local specialty meals.
In the afternoon, we drive back to Fes through the picturesque Rif Mountains, where verdant valleys and fertile farms, adorned with olive and orange trees, form a scenic backdrop. As the day concludes, your haven for the night will be a Riad in Fes. It provides a charming retreat that reflects the cultural richness of Northern Morocco.

  • Overnight stay in hotel.
  • The distance covered on the drive, 257 km/5h.
  • Meals: B.D
Key Facts

We’ve gathered a selection of commonly asked questions to provide you with further insight into this extraordinary tour from Fes.

Food & Water

Drinking untreated water from the taps is discouraged. It is advisable to use purification tablets or a filter bottle (such as a Water-To-Go bottle) to treat your water, or purchasing mineral water as alternatives.
During the tour.

Breakfast, tea, coffee, milk, chocolate… jams, honey, cheese… bread, sometimes Berber pancakes.

Lunches usually starts with a cup of mint tea, assorted salads, and a hot dish, fruits,… (Vegetables are washed, peeled).

Dinner, starts off with soup and bread. The main course is usually rice, pasta, couscous, spaghetti or chips, with a vegetable stew (or tagine) consisting of some of the following – onion, potato, carrot, green pepper, zucchini, turnip, parsnip, green beans, and peas. There will be some meat (usually chicken, lamb or beef), however meat is not prominent in the menu. All dishes come with traditional sauces which are rarely (spicy) hot. To round off dinner, there is the usual range of hot drinks and some fruits.

Special diets

While we make efforts to accommodate vegetarians, the options may be limited at times. Unfortunately, we may not always be able to accommodate special dietary needs due to the nature of our trips and the area we visit. It can be challenging, and in some cases impossible, to cater to a wide range of dietary preferences. You may need to bring supplementary food or snacks from home if your dietary needs are specific. For inquiries about specific dietary requirements, please contact our sales team. Please understand that we cannot guarantee to fulfill all requests and cannot be held liable for any issues related to dietary restrictions or intolerances.


During this tour, the group will spend 3 nights in a riad or hotel in on an en-suite basis. While there are a range of high-end hotels through the cities that we visit, we try to strike the right balance of a comfortable and conveniently located base while maintaining a really good value holiday.

If you are traveling by yourself, you will be paired up with another single client of the same sex. Single hotel rooms and/or single rooms are available for a supplementary cost. If you are planning on extending your holiday, additional nights at the group hotel or in a range of different hotels and riads in Fes, Chefchaouen and Tetouan are available on request.

Group Leader & Support Team

The group will be led by a professional and qualified driver proficient in English or another language of your preference, depending on the confirmation date.


This Northern Morocco tour involves going to moderately high altitude. During the course of this tour you will reach altitudes in excess of 1400 metres. Most people will have no difficulty with this level of altitude but before coming on the holiday, we recommend you read the advice on tour at high altitude. You can also talk to one of our tour experts if you have any concerns about altitude.

Expending funds

Plan to hold around £150 per person (or its equivalent in US dollars or Euros) for tips, soft drinks, snacks, and other incidental expenses. Keep in mind that additional costs may arise for souvenirs, and optional activities, so it’s wise to budget for these separately.

While Moroccan Dirhams are not typically available for purchase outside the country, you can conveniently withdraw local currency from ATMs upon your arrival at the airport or in Marrakech. ATMs offer the option to withdraw funds in pounds sterling, dollars, or euros, which you can easily exchange at the airport. Carrying a credit card is advisable for emergencies and additional peace of mind.

Direction on gratuities

Tipping is the customary way to express gratitude to your local guides and porters. It’s important to note that tips do not constitute a part of their wages; rather, they are viewed as a personal gesture of appreciation from group members. We advise our local teams that tips are not obligatory or expected but are rather a reflection of the service provided.
It is customary for the group to collectively decide on the final amount of tips to be distributed among the guide, driver, and hotels team, as their responsibilities differ. We suggest that approximately from £55 per group member would be an appropriate amount to ensure fair compensation, which you can give directly to them.

Suitcase Allotment

For this Northern Morocco tour, you should bring one piece of luggage (maximum weight on arrival at the group hotel is dependent on your international flight restrictions) and a day pack (of around 30 – 40 litres).

Please note that there is a strict weight limit of 15-20kg maximum for bags to be transferred, and no fresh produce should be left in these bags.

Internet access

Upon your arrival at the airport, you can purchase a SIM card for 1 euro, or sometimes it’s free. Then, all you need to do is top it up with an internet option, and you’ll have a connection when needed. We recommend Maroc Telecom as the company, but please keep in mind that in some places, other companies might offer better service. It all depends on the reception in each area.

Group size & Tour Arrangements

All our tour proposals in Morocco are guaranteed for a minimum of two people. There is a required minimum number of participants to ensure the trip proceeds. Once this minimum number is reached, the trip status will change from ‘Available’ to ‘Guaranteed to run

Health & Vaccinations

If you suffer from a severe allergy, kindly notify the Morocco Hike Tours Team (support) prior to your departure. While we will make every effort to assist you, please note that we cannot ensure an allergy-free environment during Your trip to Morocco. It is imperative that you carry your own allergy treatment, as ‘adrenaline auto-injectors’ are not provided as standard equipment by Morocco Hike Tours leaders and staff. Upon arrival, please inform your leader about your allergy and indicate the location where you store your adrenaline pen.

Vaccinations: It’s advisable to reach out to your physician or travel clinic to verify if any particular vaccinations are necessary for your trip.

Passport & Visa

Your passport must meet 2 requirements. It must be:

  • Less than 10 years old on the day you enter (check the ‘date of issue’)
  • Valid for at least 3 months after the day you plan to leave (check the ‘expiry date’)

Travelers hailing from the UK, US, and EU typically enjoy visa-free access to Morocco. However, it’s essential to bear in mind that visa regulations can undergo alterations. Ensuring compliance with visa prerequisites falls under your purview for this journey. Hence, we advise consulting the closest embassy or consulate pertaining to your designated destination(s), as well as any countries involved in transit or transfer.

Certain local authorities furnish information regarding the requisite visas for their nationals. To assist you further, we’ve compiled a set of helpful links below:

Washing Cloths

If you wish to have your clothes washed during your stay in Morocco, it will be possible for an additional fee of 10 Dirhams per item (underwear not accepted) and 4/5 Dirhams per item for ironing.

Getting Ready for Your trip to Morocco

Preparing with some extra physical activity prior to embarking on an active vacation is highly advisable. Enhancing your fitness level beforehand will undoubtedly enhance the overall enjoyment of your trip.
Being in good physical condition and accustomed to walking for 3 to 5 hours on consecutive days is recommended. Engaging in hill walking, incorporating both ascent and descent, serves as optimal preparation. Additionally, activities such as running, cycling, and swimming are beneficial for improving cardiovascular endurance and stamina.


Morocco’s monetary unit is known as the Moroccan Dirham. Below are some currency exchange rates, which can fluctuate daily:
– 1 Pound Sterling = 12.5 Dirham
– 1 Australian Dollar = 6.5 Dirham
– 1 Canadian Dollar = 7.4 Dirham
– 1 US Dollar = 10.00 Dirham
– 1 Euro = 10.6 Dirham.

Weather & Temperature

During this tour in the northern of Morocco, the weather typically offers pleasant conditions with daytime temperatures ranging between 20 and 25°C, and nighttime temperatures dropping to 7 – 10°C. However, there are instances when nighttime temperatures may plummet to as low as 0°C, or even a few degrees below freezing, please remember to pack a fleece jacket. While rainfall is common in this area of Morocco, being a mountainous region, it’s wise to be prepared for occasional showers.

Plastic & Rubbish

Morocco Hike Tours does not encourage the use of single-use plastic items. We ensure that all our staff across Morocco work together to reduce this issue and educate those around them. During our desert and mountain treks, we are committed to collecting our rubbish and bringing it back to the big cities. Our footprints are the only thing we should leave behind.

Travel Insurance

To participate in a holiday organized by Morocco Hike Tours, it is imperative that you possess a valid travel insurance policy. This insurance should adequately cover the expenses related to medical treatment and safeguard the value of your holiday in case of cancellation. Prior to obtaining insurance, please verify that the chosen policy provides coverage for the activities and altitudes specified in your itinerary.

In the event that one participant leaves the group for any reason, the customer must assume responsibility for all the charges, and no reimbursement will be provided.

Season & Dates

This tour operates during the year and offers flexibility to depart on any date of your preference within these months.

Booking Procedure & Payment

Please select the tour that piques your interest, then reach out to us via email to initiate a discussion regarding your preferred tour and to verify its availability. Once we have agreed upon the specifics of your tour, including its duration, route, and the number of participants, we will proceed to make a tentative reservation, providing you with the dates and associated costs.
To secure your booking, we kindly request a 20% deposit, which can be paid online through a bank transfer in Euros, pounds sterling, or US dollars. The remaining balance is settled upon arrival in Morocco, payable in cash using the same currencies—Euros, sterling, or dollars—at the outset of the tour.
Please note: Should you find it inconvenient to carry cash, you have the option to settle the balance online via bank transfer a few days prior to the departure date.

Cancellation Conditions

Our Cancellation Policy:

  • If the trip is canceled at the discretion of our agency, you will be eligible for a full refund of the amount paid.
  • If the trip is canceled by you more than 30 days before the trip date, the amount paid will be retained as credit for a future trip, valid for two years (24 months).
  • If the trip is canceled by you less than one month (29 days or fewer) before the trip date, the amount paid will be retained as credit for a future trip, valid for one year (12 months).
How should you dress when traveling through small villages?

In areas with low tourist numbers (Berber villages in the desert such as in the Atlas), men are advised to avoid very short shorts, tank tops or loose shirts. The same goes for women, avoiding transparent fabrics and tight-fitting outfits. A scarf on your hair is not essential. You can try to dress in local fashion, which seems better suited to the climate.

Equipment list

This packing guide aims to assist you in organizing your belongings efficiently. It’s advisable to aim for minimal weight when packing your equipment.

Please ensure you have the following items with you:

  • Trainers or sandals to wear during your excursion.
  • T-shirts / tops / shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper during winter season.
  • Sunhat / Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Daypack 20 litres for your personal equipment
  • Sun protection (including lip sun screen)
  • Antibacterial handwash
  • Camera
  • Reusable cloth bag for shopping (to avoid plastic bags)

Rental Services:
You can rent/lease this via Morocco Hike Tours.

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4-day Northern morocco tour unfolds amidst the majestic Rif Mountains, dominating the picturesque northern region of Morocco with its lush hills and serene valleys. Along the captivating coastline bordering the Mediterranean Sea, a vibrant tapestry of coastal havens and bustling cities awaits exploration, including Chefchaouen, Tetouan, Tangier, and the colorful Asilah. Chefchaouen, renowned as the "pearl blue city," enchants with its azure streets, intricate Medina, and maze-like alleys. Tetouan, steeped in history, boasts a UNESCO-listed Medina adorned with stunning architecture and cultural heritage. Tangier, a bustling metropolis, serves as a bridge between Africa and Europe, blending modernity with a rich historical backdrop. Meanwhile, Asilah, adorned with vibrant murals and a thriving arts scene, infuses the coastline with its unique energy. As the journey transitions from mountains to coast, each stop contributes to the diverse mosaic that defines Northern Morocco. The blend of natural beauty, historical significance, and urban vibrancy offers an immersive experience for travelers fortunate enough to explore this captivating region.

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