Situated in the RIF Mountains of Morocco Chefchaouen is also known as the Blue pearl town. The blue washed mountain village of Chefchaouen is believed to be the most beautiful town of Morocco. Cheap accommodation and tranquil surrounding has made this small town a backpacker’s heaven. The cool greenery accompanied with the hassle free and slow pace, this town is slowly growing as the relaxation hub of Morocco.
See also : Visit the only museum in the city
How to Reach:
Frequent bus services are available from Casablanca, Rabat, Meknes and Tangier. The main bus stand is 15 min walking distance from Medina. Buses from Tangier come only up to Derdara. From there taxis are available for 5 Dirham.
Don’t forget to take a taste of locale cuisines like Tagras, Tjine, Kofta etc
What to watch out for:
The Medina is the most famous tourist spot. However other spots of interest includes Ras el Maa waterfall, the Ruins of Jemaa Bouzafar, the Kashbah.
This small city is becoming a marijuana growing hub in spite of all the rules and policies. So tourists should be especially careful in avoiding thugs and touts."