Day trip

From Fes: Meknes and Volubilis Day Trip

From Fes: Meknes and Volubilis Day Trip

Activity provider: 3T Travel S.A.R.L Morocco

From US$ 33.91 per person

Visit one of the four imperial cities of Morocco and see the Roman ruins of an ancient kingdom. Explore the Medina of Meknes, go to the historic remains of Volubilis, and see the holy town of Moulay Idriss.

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Duration 8 hours - 1 day
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, French, Arabic, Spanish
Pickup optional
Your hotel or riad in Fes.
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Roman Ruines of Volubilis
  • See the View of Moulay Idriss the Holly city of Morocco
  • Visit the Medina of Meknes
Full description

Discover one of Morocco’s four imperial cities and the remains of the former capital of the kingdom of Mauretania on a full-day tour from Fes.

Following a pickup from your hotel in Fes, enjoy an easy transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to the Roman ruins of Volubilis. Explore the remains of the 2000-year-old complex. Continue to Moulay Idriss to discover one of Morocco's holiest cities.

Take a tour of the narrow streets of the compact town where Moulay Idriss I introduced the religion of Islam in 789 AD. Then, transfer to the city of Meknes, founded in the 11th century by the Almoravids as a military settlement.

Go into the Medina and see some of the monumental city gates and ornamental decorations of the Spanish-Moorish architecture.

Tour the city walls, and stop at the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail, founder of the Alaouite dynasty and sultan when Meknes was the capital city. Visit the Museum of Moroccan Art to see a wide variety of handicrafts. Before the afternoon transfer back to Fes.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Fes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car
  • Professional driver
  • Guide in Meknes and Volubilis (depending on option selected)
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities for driver
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 151 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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It has been an amazing day! Since tour started until the end, it was such an amazing experience. The driver Tabi guided us making the day better. I was wondered because he explained using either French, English or Spanish. He took care of us and gave an extra mile. Both cities were amazing as well.

September 20, 2022

We enjoyed this trip. The driver was able to communicate in multiple languages and shared some facts along the way. He organised a guide for us in Meknes but there was no obligation to use this guide. The only criticism is that the van was somewhat dated and it made it hard for us to hear the guide in the back. Also be prepared for some risk taking in driving which seems very standard in Morocco.

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September 14, 2022

The trip was great, the view of the surrounding valleys was exhilirating -- mountains dotted with wide expanse of olive trees and brown valleys ready for planting just. The tour in Voulubilis was great. Redouane, the local guide was very knowledgeable about the place and was patient in answering questions. He was even smiling himself when taking pictures. In Meknes, the tour in the Medina seems like stepping into the ancient times, with the guide, Rashid taking me to this other world with his knowledgeable explanations. He also has excellent English speaking and amazing photography skills. I went alone on the trip with the driver Mustapha, who was also very nice. He stopped when the view is nice for pictures and if we need to use the toilet. For travellers with limited stay, try to avoid going on a Friday, if you want to see life in the Medina as most of the shops are closed. But on the other hand, it was good for avoiding crowds. Over-all, it was an amazing day trip!

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September 25, 2021

Product ID: 200647