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2.5-Hour Private Walk In Chefchaouen: The Blue Pearl Of Morocco



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, Sightseeing, Walking

  • Duration

    2.5 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Explore Chefchaouen, also known as the “blue pearl of Morocco”, and understand the history of the town's inns and beautiful public water fountain at Al Haouta Square. Walk through the narrow streets lined with blue houses, discover why they were painted blue and how this helps to maintain the temperature inside. Visit local shops, see famous Instagram spots, and learn about traditional Moroccan outfits, local cuisine, and medicinal herbs.

  • Capture Instagrammable pictures with the blue houses
  • Learn in-depth about the local life, traditions, and history of the city
  • Enjoy walking through the lane of artists
  • Walk Through Picturesque Chefchaouen expand_more
    • Meet the tour guide, and we will begin our exploration of Chefchaouen, the “blue pearl of Morocco" from Al Haouta Square, which was surrounded by inns in the old days so that the traders and the travellers could rest for a day before moving ahead. This square has a beautiful public water fountain like many others in the town. Listen to the meaning of the name "Chefchaouen" while walking through the narrow streets lined by blue houses. The houses are painted using natural pigments, which helps in maintaining the temperature inside. Get to know why these houses were painted with the colour blue and when did this start.
    • Then, we will reach a small bakery that has the oldest oven in the town. These ovens are used at restaurants as they are only allowed to use wood for the fire. 
    • And we will continue our walk through the old houses, which have small doors. The reason behind it was that the person entering the house bowed down as a gesture of respect. Oranges, grapes, and fig trees can be seen everywhere in the town.
    • Walking through the lane of artists (painters and weavers), we will reach a shop where the man offers free mint tea to the passerby. Near this shop is one of the famous Instagram spots with blue stairs, a perfect place to take pictures. This is also the shopping area for tourists, where you will see woollen clothes, paintings, and natural colours being sold.
    • The next stop is Outta Al Hammam (Main Square) which is lively and surrounded by restaurants and cafes. Every year a music festival is held at this square. Then, we will enter the lanes selling traditional Moroccan outfits, local cuisines and medicinal herbs. Finally, we will say our goodbyes at the gate, which is the divide between the old and the new parts of the town.
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • M

    Maria G

    Enchanting Blue Houses

  • S

    Sarah Johnson

    A beautiful stroll in blue heaven

    The tour was amazing. Our guide was knowledgeable and shared some interesting stories about the blue town. We saw some beautiful blue houses and enjoyed mint tea at a local shop. A perfect way to explore Chefchaouen!

  • A


    Magical walk through the blue streets

    Chefchaouen is a lovely place, and this walking tour gave us a great insight into the history of the town. We visited some beautiful blue houses and local shops. Our guide was friendly and made the tour more enjoyable.

  • J


    A must-do tour in Chefchaouen

    This walking tour was an excellent way to explore the blue city. Our guide was friendly and informative, and we got to see some beautiful blue houses and local shops. The highlight was the Instagram famous blue stairs!

  • F


    A peaceful walk through the blue streets

    The tour was excellent, and our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. We explored the narrow streets, saw some beautiful blue houses, and learned about the town's history. Highly recommended!

  • R


    Blue city's hidden gems

    The tour was good, and our guide showed us some hidden gems of the blue city. We visited some beautiful blue houses, local shops, and learned about the town's history. A must-do tour in Chefchaouen!

  • M


    A stroll through the blue paradise

Starting From


USD 75 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)