Atlas Mountains Day Trip From Fes – Middle Atlas sightseeing

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ATLAS MOUNTAINS DAY TRIP FROM FES – MIDDLE ATLAS SIGHTSEEING

Exploring The Beauty of Wonderful Berber Places In The Middle Atlas Through Our Atlas Mountains Day Trip

We start our excursion from Fes driving to the Atlas Mountains Day Trip in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. We have Imouzzer as a first stop, lovely small village between Fes and Ifrane. We’re going to enjoy its fresh air there, before moving to Azrou witch is an authentic Berber township where locals still having life in tent & caves. We can also see houses with a classic green painted doors, windows and glazed tiles.


Afterward, we’re going to visit caves; especially Mama Aicha cave which established about three hundred years ago. We’re also going to enjoy visiting local people and have a short conversation with them. With translation from our guide to understand, and get extra information about Berber culture & traditions. Besides, it is oldest cedar forest in Morocco and Africa too. Where we profit from the cool and quiet surroundings of this lovely area.

Later, in our wonderful Atlas Mountains Day Tripwe steal a brief glimpse of Berber apes jumping over the higher branches and swinging through the trees. After, we’re drinking tea with native Berber family living in tent. Sitting with them in Berber carpet and ask some questions to know more about their tradition,culture & their way of life. Later on, we discover Ifrane”the little Switzerland” and entertain seeing flower-lined paths and the French-style architecture of this quaint little ski resort.

Next, we’re going to drive about 15 kilometers from Ifrane to reach a lovely stretch of water ” lake Dayit Awa” that offers an incredible natural landscape &  an ideal place to stroll & relax in front of that captivating lake.

Meanwhile, enjoying our tour your driver will guide you for a traditional restaurant to have a tasty lunch, also help you in shopping if you would like to buy some of the local arts and crafts. Your tour ends back to Fes Medina in late afternoon.


Schedule

You will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Fez for a private Atlas Mountains Day Trip.

Set out in an air-conditioned minibus with your bilingual guide (English and French-speaking) and enjoy this day excursion from Fez.
The first stop will be at the ancient town of Azrou where you can enjoy an orientation tour.
Azrou is flanked by steep wooded hills and a volcanic outcrop from which it also gets its name.
See the houses with their typical green painted doors and windows and green glazed tiles. Wander through its famous Berber carpet bazaar and pick up a souvenir or two. Nearby is the best-preserved cedar forest in Morocco. Enjoy the cool, quiet surroundings of this beautiful region. Catch a glimpse of Barbary apes leaping and swinging through the trees.
Continue towards Ifrane, a lovely Alpine village that is also known as ‘little Switzerland’.
Drive past the flower-lined paths and French style architecture of this quaint little town, built by the French on the Atlas ranges at a height of about 1,650 metres above sea level.
Your tour ends with a drop-off at your hotel or the closest drop-off point in Fez.

Tour Includes :

  1. Transportation (air-conditioned vehicle)
  2. Professional English/French Speaking Driver
  3. Professional Guides
  4. Entrance Fees to historical sites