1-day Morocco Trip


If you’re looking for a nature escape from Tangier, a 1-day trip to Akchour is a perfect choice. Known for its stunning waterfalls, lush forests, and scenic hiking trails, Akchour is a popular destination for adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts.
  • To get the most out of your day trip, it’s recommended to start early in the morning to make the most of your time. We will arrange a local guide or driver to take you to the entrance of Talassemtane National Park, where you’ll embark on a hike to the famous Cascade d’Akchour waterfall.
  • The hike takes approximately 2-3 hours and covers a distance of around 7km. Along the way, you’ll pass through beautiful landscapes, including olive groves, cedar forests, and rocky canyons. As you approach the waterfall, the sound of rushing water becomes louder and more prominent, and you’ll eventually arrive at the base of the stunning 100-meter-high cascade.
  • After taking in the breathtaking scenery, you can enjoy a picnic lunch before heading back to Tangier. If you have time, you can also explore the nearby town of Chefchaouen, famous for its blue-washed buildings and picturesque alleyways.


Akchour is a beautiful natural area located near Chefchaouen, which is about a 1.5 to 2-hour drive from Tangier. It’s known for its stunning waterfalls and hiking trails. Here’s a suggested one-day trip itinerary from Tangier to Akchour:
Morning: Depart from Tangier:
  • Early Start: Wake up early to make the most of your day trip. Aim to depart Tangier by 7:00 AM.

  • Transportation: Arrange for transportation in advance. You can hire a private driver or join a guided tour. Private transportation offers more flexibility.

  • Drive to Akchour: Enjoy the scenic drive through the Rif Mountains as you make your way to Akchour. The journey itself offers beautiful views.

Mid-Morning: Arrival at Akchour:
  • Arrive at Akchour: Plan to arrive in Akchour by late morning, around 10:30 AM.
  • Start the Hike: Begin your hike to the Akchour Waterfalls. The hike is relatively easy and takes about 1.5 to 2 hours one way, depending on your pace. Along the way, you’ll pass through lush valleys and enjoy the pristine natural beauty of the region.
Lunch: Picnic or Local Restaurant:
  • Picnic Option: You can bring a picnic lunch with you and enjoy it near the waterfalls or in one of the scenic spots along the hiking trail.
  • Local Restaurant: Alternatively, you can have lunch at a local restaurant in Akchour or Chefchaouen. Try some traditional Moroccan cuisine.
Afternoon: Explore Akchour and Return to Tangier:
  • Explore Akchour: After lunch, explore the Akchour area further, take in the beautiful surroundings, and perhaps dip your feet in the refreshing pools near the waterfalls.
  • Start Return Journey: Begin your journey back to Tangier in the mid to late afternoon, around 3:30 PM. The return drive will take you through the Rif Mountains, offering more scenic views.
Evening: Return to Tangier:
  • Arrival in Tangier: Aim to arrive back in Tangier by 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, depending on traffic and the exact timing of your departure from Akchour.
  • Dinner: Once you’re back in Tangier, you can have dinner at a local restaurant to round off your day trip.
Keep in mind that this itinerary is a guideline, and actual timings may vary based on your preferences and local conditions. Additionally, it’s important to check the weather conditions and the availability of transportation in advance. Hiking in Akchour is a memorable experience, but be sure to wear appropriate footwear and bring enough water for the hike.

Akchour: Nature's Masterpiece

Discover the untouched beauty of Akchour through our captivating gallery. ‘Akchour: Nature’s Masterpiece’ showcases the breathtaking landscapes, tranquil waterfalls, and serene hiking trails of this Moroccan gem nestled in the heart of the Rif Mountains. Let these images transport you to a world where nature’s artistry knows no bounds.

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