Best Day Trip from Fes to Meknes and Volubilis

Key Features
Tour Name: Day Trip from Fes to Meknes and Volubilis
Tour Type: Day Trip
Duration: One day
Departure: Daily
Availability: Everyday
Starting Point: Fes
Ending Point: Fes
Tour Highlights
Visiting Places: Fes, Volubilis, Moulay Idriss, Meknes.
Key attractions: The Roman Ruines of Volubilis, The View of Moulay Idriss the Holly city of Morocco, The Medina of Meknes.
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Day Trip from Fes to Meknes and Volubilis

Unique Day Trip to Meknes and Volubilis from Fez

Overview: of Day Trip from Fes to Meknes and Volubilis

Our day trip from Fes to Meknes and Volubilis is designed to driving short distances and to spend more time exploring these fabulous historical sites. This trip takes you to visit the holy town of Moulay Idriss, explore the Medina of Meknes, and the historic Roman ruins of Volubilis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Day trip to Meknes and Volubilis gives you the opportunity to see one of the four imperial cities of Morocco and see the Roman ruins of an ancient kingdom.
We hope you enjoy our Day Trip from Fes to Meknes and Volubilis.

Tour Itinerary: A day-by-day plan to guide your journey.

Explore the tour itinerary of this 1 day trip from Fes to Meknes and Volubilis, and feel free to contact us for any questions or clarification anytime. Join this 1 day trip to Meknes and Volubilis from Fes, enjoying a wonderful drive through the rolling countryside, visiting the holy town of Moulay Driss Zerhouni, wandering its main square, visiting Meknes one of the four imperial cities of Morocco, and exploring the Roman ruins of an ancient kingdom.

Day Trip from Fes to Meknes and Volubilis via Moulay Idriss then back to Fes

The full-day trip from Fes to Meknes and Volubilis starts at 07:30-08:00 AM with a Professionnel guide/driver from our team, who will pick you up from your accommodation in Fes, you will start your journey by leaving Fes to reach the Roman ruins of Volubilis, where you will explore the remains of the 2000-year-old complex, and you'll visit the best sites including a Basilica, Capitoline Temple, and Arch of Caracalla.

Then we continue to Moulay Idriss Zerhoun to discover one of Morocco's holiest cities, we will have a tour of the narrow streets of the town. Later on, you will transfer to the Imperial city of Meknes, where we will have lunch in a local restaurant near the square of El Hedim, this city hides sublimely beautiful treasures of an architectural nature, after lunch, we'll take a stroll in its El Hedim square and the Medina of Meknes. We'll be sightseeing all the interesting places in the city including Mausoleum Moulay Ismail, Sahrij Souani, and Bab El Mansour which is the biggest gate in Morocco.

Finally, you will be transferred back to your accommodation in Fez in the evening. Our excursion from Fes to Meknes and Volubilis ends with your return to Fez.

Driving distance Approximately 180 kilometers
Estimated driving duration 3 hr 00 min (without traffic)


Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.

Tour Map: Here's a map of your travel route.

What's Included: Don't worry, we've got this covered.

Prices Included

  • Pick you up from your accommodation;
  • Drop you off at your accommodation;
  • Tour Commentary;
  • Transport by private vehicle with A/C;
  • Experienced English - Spanish - French speaking guide/driver;
  • Car Fuel;
  • Car Insurance;
  • Confirmation at time of booking;
  • Plus many surprises stops on the way.

Prices Not Included

  • Flights to/from Morocco;
  • Meals and beverages;
  • Entrance fees;
  • Personal travel insurance;
  • Tips & Personal expenses.


  • Children's must be accompanied by an adult.

What to take on your Morocco Tour?

We strongly recommend using TSA-approved luggage locks on your bags and hand carry valuables on the plane.

Many of our trips require us to move our base several times, so we recommend that you pack as lightly as possible. There will not always be someone available to help you carry your bags so you should only bring as much as you can carry on your own.

We suggest that you bring the following items:

Clothing & Equipment
  • Season-specific casual clothes (men and women should always dress modestly out of respect for the culture they are visiting- no tank tops, low cut tops, or short shorts. It is not necessary to wear a headscarf.)
  • Hiking clothes and shoes (NOTE: They can get quite dirty/dusty).
  • Bathing suit.
  • A pair of comfortable walking shoes.
  • A light jacket/windbreaker (NOTE: It can be very windy in Essaouira).
  • A warm jacket (NOTE: It can be quite cold in the High Atlas Mountains from November to March. Please pack appropriately for cold, winter evenings.).
  • Power adaptor for 220v, 50 Hz (outlets are two-prong rounded).
  • Toiletries.
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, and hat.
  • First-aid kit with lip balm, aspirin, band-aids, cream for sore muscles (e.g. deep heat), Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, any extra prescription drugs you may be taking.
Travel Documents
  • Passport (with photocopies).
  • Travel insurance (with photocopies).
  • Airline tickets (with photocopies).
  • Any entry visas or vaccination certificates required.
  • Credit and/or debit card and/or cash (MasterCard and Visa are the most commonly used; American Express and Maestro cards are difficult to use in Morocco.)
  • This document, printed.

In order to protect against any unforeseen circumstances, it is advisable to purchase adequate insurance before your date of departure. Coverage should include baggage damage or loss, flight delays or cancellations, etc. We recommend .

Free cancellation

FREE! If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of most activities, you will receive a complete refund if you paid all the price.

Tourism Transport in Morocco - Our Cars

It's our goal to make memories that last a lifetime when you visit Morocco. That is we only offer the best at our disposal.

Our vehicles are fully-equipped for your comfort and adventure. Air conditioned and comfortable, these rugged vehicles are built for the road. Our cars have 6 seats. They're clean. The fleet includes the Toyota Prado TX, Toyota Prado VX, and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.

Our drivers are connoisseurs of their regions. No one knows Morocco better than them. When they bring you on your journey, it will feel like travelling with a trusted friend.

For groups ranging from 7 to 17 in size, we offer minibusses and minivans such as the Hyundai H-1 Minivan, Mercedes Minibus's, and the Mercedes Vito.

Feel free to travel with our guide by your own vehicle, if you have one. Or use our 4-wheeled-drive. The choice is always yours.

Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Toyota Prado TX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.
Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Toyota Prado VX (4x4)

  • Capacity: 6 Seater
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual.
Tourism Transport In Morocco - Our Cars

Mercedes-Benz Vito

  • Capacity: 7/8 Seater;
  • Fuel type: Diesel fuel;
  • Air-conditioned car;
  • Manual / Automatic.

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