As an ecotourism organisation, we support the principles of sustainable tourism. We contribute actively to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage of Chefchaouen, include local communities in our planning, development and operation, contribute to their well-being, and interpret the natural and cultural heritage of our destination to visitors…
Our programs combine both serious learning and great fun, balancing structured activities and freedom to foster real cultural immersion. We focus on Education, Environment, and Cultural exchange…
Meeting at airport and transfer to Chefchaouen, hotel check in (clean, nice budget hotel in the medina). Then visiting the blue pearl Chefchaouen. Diner at a local restaurant in the heart of the medina and where we will enjoy a mint cup of tea. B&B accommodation in a hotel in the medina
Breakfast will be served at 8 o’clock in the hotel, then 4-wheel drives to the Zaouiya village where we will have volunteering work. The village is 12km from the Chefchaouen city. It’s takes up to 45min drive. The village has a historical significance in term of education since historically it was home of Abdellah Habté, an influential figure that devoted his life to teaching Islamic studies in the ancient time. Now the village contains his tomb and each year the community and the nearby village come to celebrate the birth of the prophet Mohamed.
We arrive to the guesthouse “Gite Talassemtane” where we will be accommodated by Habté family. The family name of the entire inhabitant de this village is Habté. After tea break, we discuss the project of the following day “SCHOOL IMPREOVEMENT” where we help the community paint and improve the school. At lunch time and then go for a walk to explore the area where we will be doing the words. Dinner and Discussion over the following project next day,
Traditional breakfast will be served at 9 o’clock (honey, butter, goat cheese, etc), then we will walk to the centre of village (5min) and start painting the school. after finishing the work, cooking classes; diner and accommodation with Habté family. Planning and discussion over the following day project
Traditional breakfast around 9 o’clock and then we start our project of the day “SENSIBILISATION TOWARDS ENVIREMENT – VILLAGE CLEAN UP”. We will help the community understand how important is the environment and we will teach them the good practice. We clean up the village and the essential water sources of the community. Since the people are unaware of the danger of plastic and water pollution. Return home for lunch and then continuation of the clean up together with the community.
Diner and accommodation will be in Habte’s family in Gite Talassemtane. Discussion about the following day community service project, determining what will be taught tomorrow.
After enjoying a local breakfast, we will start our expedition at 9 o’clock by 4×4 towards the National Reserve of Talassemtane National Park declared a world heritage due its rare endemic species of fir trees “Moroccan fir” which is found only in this particular place throughout the whole continent. It takes up to 1 hour drive to get there and where we can contemplate thousands of fir trees spread over the Rif Mountains. We will also see Mount Lakraa summit 2159m, the highest summit of Chefchaouen province. Those who are interested in hiking will be accompanied by the guide to enjoy wonderful scenery. It takes up to 2 hours walking to reach the peak; while other can explore the area and enjoy the gorgeous landscape. Lunch will be a barbecue in the open air at around 2 o’clock. After that there will be a brief presentation of the Park. Free time and then by 4 o’clock we will get back to the village. Diner and accommodation in Gite Talassemtane
Breakfast at 8 and then we drive to a wonderful village of the National Park that contains waterfalls and God’s Bridge (a natural arc) . It takes about 1 hour and half drive to be in the village of Akchour. Then we will hike to reach God’s Bridge 2 hours in total. After the hike (moderate hike) we will have lunch in a local restaurant in the village. And walk through the river to enjoy the cold water. In around 4 o’clock we get back to the Gite Talassemtane for dinner and accommodation.
Breakfast and transfer to Tanger. We will include a halt in Chefchaouen for shopping and lunch and departure.