Morocco Adventure Tours From Marrakech

Marrakech is a captivating city that gives innumerable opportunities to explore Morocco's countryside, beach resorts, mountain ranges and desert areas. From Marrakech, an awfully well connected city, it is easy to travel to many of the most marvellous places in the country, such as the "Land of the Thousand Kasbahs" within the Ouarzazate region, a trekking or rafting expedition within the Ourika Valley or even a trip to the stunning Ouzoud Cascades.

1. Ouarzazate - Tizi n'Tichka - Ait Benhaddou

The path to Ouarzazate from the Tizi n'Tichka Give the High Atlas and to the stunning Ait Benhaddou Kasbah is an astounding itinerary that provides a primary look at the desert on the gateway for the Sahara Desert, as well as an incomparable possiblity to look at the great Kasbahs built from the Berber tribes who once ruled the High Atlas region.

Among the top places with this path may be the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou, an impressive ksar or fortified village consisting of a band of earthen buildings surrounded by high walls, in the manner of a traditional pre-Saharan habitat. The houses crowd together within the defensive walls, that are reinforced by corner towers.

In Ouarzazate, you cannot miss a journey to the Atlas Film Studios, where numerous films where shot, including "Lawrence of Arabia", "the Mummy", "Gladiator", "Cleopatra", and "the Jewel with the Nile" among many others.

2. One-day trip (or Rafting Expeditions) towards the Ourika Valley

Heading south from Marrakech, you enter a colourful landscape filled with valleys and waterfalls and advance with the green orchards with the Haouz plain with the grandiose Atlas Mountains permanently in the background. At last, you will reach Tnine-de-l'Ourika, that you penetrate to the lovely Ourika Valley.

On the way as well as on the route to Setti Fatma, you will get an opportunity to admire the strange attractiveness of the Berber villages built in clay within the 16th and 17th centuries, and hanging towards the hills. There, you cannot miss the chance to go to a traditional Moroccan house, to see first hand the Berber traditional way of life.

For those seeking action and adventure, it is possible to have a one-day rafting expedition within the Ourika Valley. The rapids around the Ourika Assiff stretch for more than 6 miles in many class 3 and 4+ rapids and therefore are encompassed by stunning red, emerald and ochre landscapes and crowned by the impressive outline from the Atlas Mountains.

3. Ouzoud Cascades

The Ouzoud waterfalls are probably the most stunning sights in Southern Morocco and are encompassed by exuberant, luxuriant vegetation. The cascades have ended 330 feet high and drop vertiginously onto several platforms, thus projecting in the air an infinity of tiny water drops that create a nearly permanent rainbow.

To acquire for the cascades, you may drive through roads flanked by beautiful kasbahs on both sides and over the olive groves of Damnate. The deep green valleys and also the stunning views from the Jbel Azoukri and the Jbel Ghat mountains is going to be topped with the sight of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains.

Arrived at Marrakech and enjoy every one of these Morocco adventure tours, filled with beauty, adventure and mystery.
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