Day trip from Tangier to Chefchaouen in Rif mountains
What we explore in Chefchaouen :
We Visit the Chefchaouen mountain area
We Visit the Chefchaouen medina
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, by Moulay Ali Ben Moussa Ben Rached El Alami (a descendant of Ibn Machich and Idris I, and through them, of the Islamic prophet Muhammad) to fight the Portuguese invasions of northern Morocco.
Chefchaouen is a typical Berber village. We will visit of this blue and white village includes:the El Makhzan palace and the famous place Uta el Hamman and the medina.
Departure across the mountains of Rif return in the «Bridle of the North», Tangier. Departure from Tangier to Chefchaouen after breakfast in the hotel. Go for a walk across the spectacular mountains of Rif Discover the city of Chefchaouen:
The main place is the heart of Chefchaouen with the kasbah constructed in the 18th century, the central mosque and coffees with authentic menus of Moroccan style.
Visit in the market Al makhzen which is a mixture of memories traditional Moroccans and tourists, very occupied, but deserves a visit for good deals.
Visit of the famous source of Ras El My who runs of the mountain inside the stony walls of the city. Visit of the medina and the souk: The delightful medina of Chefchaouen is characterised by Andalusian architecture blue and is known for its nice local cover Rifi. Visit with Wadi Laou and the beach Targha beach of the Mediterranean with splendid landscapes.
Arrived at Tangier at night.
We departure every day from your hotel. We start our day trip from Tangier , guided with experienced driver / guide and we will enjoy comfortable air conditioned 4x4 or minibus transportation.