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Ait Aadel
Aremd
Asni
Ikiss
Imlil
Immouzzer
Le Haouz
Marrakech
Ouaneskra
Ouarzazate
Oukaimeden
Targua
Tizi Oussem
Tizi N Test

Morocco - Atlas Mountain Guides

Guides to Morocco
The Atlas mountains of Morocco are one of the four magnificent mountain ranges that cover the country.

At the village of Imlil you have arrived at the foot of Toubkal; the highest point in Northern Africa, here you will see the beauty and touch the culture of the High Atlas Mountains, a sight and an experience not to be missed.

But all is not here, take a tour of the other fabulous cities, towns and villages that the Atlas Mountains has to offer for your stay in Morocco.

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Ait Aadel

Take the eastern road from Marrakesh to Tamelelt follow signs to Ait Aadel Dam. The Lake of Ait Aadel and her surrounding forests and mountains. The surrounding mountains glow with a life giving pulse radiating energy onto the Lake of Ait Aadel.(extended ait aadel guide)

Aremd

The high altitude village of Aremd (1907m) is the ideal location for passing a few days in the clean air of the mountains in the Toubkal region.The Cherry and Walnut trees give a covering of shade to the pickers and carriers of the fruits and nuts.(extended aremd guide)

Asni

From Marrakesh take the s 501 towards the Tizi-n-Test valley. Ansi will be the first major village that you pass through after Tarrandout.The apple is the village's main source of income, during the September harvest the village is a hive of activity with the 8.5 ton lorries (extended asni guide)

Ikiss

The village of Ikiss is found on the road between Marrakesh and Ouarzazate in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Situated on the side of the valley, the red stone from which the village is constructed is mined from the hills behind. Below the village (extended ikiss guide)

Imlil

Welcome to Imlil of the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco, here is a village where you can park up for a few days and discover the area by foot. The views will stop you thinking about the drop off on the left-hand side as you pass the new hotel, hard working mules and numerous villages, (extended imlil guide)

Immouzzer

Follow the coastal road out of Agadir heading north, in the village of Aourir (Banana village) turn left, follow the road up the valley. The road climbs up into the hills. Take a walk into the valley and spend the day swimming in the natural swimming pools. Jump off the rocks into the plunge pools (extended immouzzer guide)

Le Haouz

The village which dominates the Ait Aadel region is Le Haouz. Seated at an altitude of 1200m this family community has its own eco- culture. Endless trails to discover for enduro, cross, trial and mountain bikers a dream for 2 wheels. (extended le haouz guide)

Marrakech

Marrakech benefits from an exceptional geographic location on the fertile Haouz Plain. Like a gateway, it supports major projects, it is at the moment expanding. Marrakech's location on the crossroads of the ancient caravan routes from Timbuktou made it a key destination for trade and reprieve (extended marrakech guide)

Ouaneskra

The village of Ouaneskra is found in the Imnane Valley which is about 60km from Marrakesh as the crow flies, but due to the lack fo roads you will have to use the coll. Stop off at the top and enjoy a cool drink, or just soak up the view (extended ouaneskra guide)

Ouarzazate

Ouarzazate created in 1928 as a French garrison town is the undisputed film capital of Morocco, with major block busters including Lawrence of Arabia. The town has ultra modern hotel complexes and is a popular stop off for international visiters travelling (extended ouarzazate guide)

Oukaimeden

Oukaimeden is the Moroccan ski resort at 2650m.The ski chairs take you up to 3243m where the views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. This small lift infrastructure gives you the lift into the High Atlas were you can find untracked powder through the white oasis (extended oukaimeden guide)

Targua

Hidden in the valley, resting at an altitude of 1200m in the Atlas Mountains (60 km from Ouarazazate and 140 km Marrakesh), only a stones throw away from the road. Situated on the side of the valley this mountain Berber village is of historic interest; with the southern approach of the valley protected (extended targua guide)

Tizi Oussem

Drop down from the pass from Imlil heading East and into the Ourigane Valley your first village will be Tizi Oussem. The view from the terrace of the Gite in the village of Tizi Oussem (extended tizi oussem guide)

Tizi N Test

Take the Agadir to Ouarzazate road and 30km outside Taroudannt turn off left (road no. S501) to the Tizi- n- Test Pass, just before the summit of the pass you will come across. This road is only one car wide in places, with 500m cliffs common on the unbarriered road and no road markings.(extended tizi-n-test guide)
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