1. Morocco
  2. Fès-Meknès
  3. Fes
  4. Medina of Fes

Fez: Middle Atlas Mountains Excursion

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Escape the lively streets of Fez for the calm beauty of the Middle Atlas Mountains. Discover unexpected landscapes such as oak and cedar forests; apple, pear and peach orchards; olive groves; and the snow-capped peaks of a Swiss-style ski town.
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Starting time 9:30 AM
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English, French, Arabic
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English, French, Arabic
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Marvel at the green oak forests
  • Take in panoramic views of the city
  • Admire as the forests give way to the vast steppe landscapes
Full description
Your Middle Atlas day trip will begin from Fez, from where you will head towards Ifrane. You will discover that the landscape varies with altitude, and after crossing the agricultural plain of Saiss with its olive trees, you will arrive to a fruit-growing region.

The region grows apples, pears, apricots, and peaches, and is located around Imouzzer Kandar at an altitude of 1,000-1,300 meters above sea level. You'll then ascend further to some majestic cedar forests, which sit at 1,500 meters.

Moving up higher to 2,000 meters above sea level, the landscape plateaus to give way to a vast steppe landscape. Each season has its charms and colors, with spring between March and May according to the altitude being especially beautiful.
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Professional driver
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Please arrive to Hôtel Batha 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Bring warm clothes as the weather is often cold and rough from November to May

From US$ 64.74 per person