Excursion from Fez (fes) to The Middle Atlas Mountains


Fez to Ifrane and Azrou



On this day excursion from Fez, enjoy the beauty and cool air of the Middle Atlas region, situated at a height of 1350 metres in the Atlas Mountain range.

Explore Azrou, a Berber village built at an altitude of 1250 metres and home of the Berber tribes, Morocco’s earliest inhabitants.

Watch Berber men tending their herds, milling flour, plying their crafts, specially carpet-making and wood work.

A little further is the best preserved forest of cedars of Morocco, where you can catch sight of Barbary apes leaping from the high branches.

Along the Cedar Forest road you might even spot the famous grey swoons of the Atlas or wild boar.

Explore Ifran or “little Switzerland” as you pass through the flower-lined paths and French-style architecture of this quaint little town.


Departure from Fez

You will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Fez for aprivate sightseeing tour to the Middle Atlas region.

Set out in an air-conditioned minibus with your bilingual guide (English and French-speaking) and enjoy this day excursion from Fez.


Your tour ends with a drop-off at your hotel or the closest drop-off point in Fez.

Barbary apes in Azrou

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.
back to Fes at late afternoon.

Back to hotel

Transfer back to your hotel or riad in Fez.



What’s IncludedNot Included
Private A/C Vehicle Deluxe Van for the hall days + fuelTips for Guide and Drivers
English speaking driver during the tour
Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
rooms with A/C in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads
Dinner and breakfast (Vegetarians are welcome)