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Akchour

Practical information on Akchour

  • Encounters with locals
  • Nature Reserve / Wildlife Observation / Safari
  • Viewpoint
  • Hiking / Trekking
  • Countryside
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Off the beaten track
4 / 5 - One review
How to get there
15km by 4WD from Chefchaouen
When to go
During summer
Minimum stay
1 to 2 days

Reviews of Akchour

Latéfa Faïz Seasoned Traveller
109 written opinions

Akchour is a small dour in Northern Morocco, in the Talassemtane national park, in the Rif mountains.

My suggestion:
Visit it as part of a trek in the Rif region accompanied by a guide.
My review

To reach Akchour, I suggest you leave from Chefchaouen, about 15 km from Akchour. I was able to enjoy a natural site rarely visited by tourists, with its beautiful scenery of gorges, verdant valleys covered in cedars, oaks and firs; a 'Little Switzerland' in the middle of Morocco! On top of that, it's one of the most verdant regions in the country, something you'll be able to take in during your trip to Morocco.

I recommend travelling to Akchour in summer, when the pastoral scenes are at their most striking: the Rif region blooms with thousands of wild flowers, a scene of incredible beauty, bordered by the Kellaâ wadi.

Leaving Akchour, head to the 'bridge of God', a large natural bridge that has formed near the Farda wadi. It's on of the most spectacular and bizarres sights in the Rif region.

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