Marrakech is really a captivating city that gives innumerable possibilities to explore Morocco's countryside, beach resorts, mountain ranges and desert areas. From Marrakech, a very well connected city, it is possible to visit many of the most marvellous places in the united states, such as the "Land with the Thousand Kasbahs" inside the Ouarzazate region, a trekking or rafting expedition in the Ourika Valley or a visit to the stunning Ouzoud Cascades.
1. Ouarzazate - Tizi n'Tichka - Ait Benhaddou
The road to Ouarzazate from the Tizi n'Tichka Give the High Atlas and also to the stunning Ait Benhaddou Kasbah is definitely an astounding itinerary that gives a primary glimpse of the desert about the gateway to the Sahara Desert, as well as an incomparable possiblity to look at the great Kasbahs built from the Berber tribes who once ruled the top Atlas region.
One of the top places with this path is the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Benhaddou, an extraordinary ksar or fortified village which includes a group of earthen buildings encompassed by high walls, in the way of the traditional pre-Saharan habitat. The houses crowd together inside the defensive walls, which 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 more.
2. One-day trip (or Rafting Expeditions) to the Ourika Valley
Heading south from Marrakech, you enter a colourful landscape full of valleys and waterfalls and advance with the green orchards from the Haouz plain with all the grandiose Atlas Mountains permanently without anyone's knowledge. At last, you'll reach Tnine-de-l'Ourika, from which you penetrate into the lovely Ourika Valley.
Along the way and also on the road to Setti Fatma, you will get an opportunity to admire the strange great thing about the Berber villages integrated clay in the 16th and 17th centuries, and hanging to the hills. There, you can not miss the chance to go to a traditional Moroccan house, to experience top notch the Berber traditional life style.
For those seeking action and adventure, you'll be able to have a one-day rafting expedition inside the Ourika Valley. The rapids around the Ourika Assiff stretch for more than 6 miles in several class 3 and 4+ rapids and are surrounded by stunning red, emerald and ochre landscapes and crowned through the impressive outline from the Atlas Mountains.
3. Ouzoud Cascades
The Ouzoud waterfalls are one of the most stunning sights in Southern Morocco and therefore are surrounded by exuberant, luxuriant vegetation. The cascades are over 330 feet high and drop vertiginously onto several platforms, thus projecting up an infinity of tiny water drops that create a virtually permanent rainbow.
In order to get for the cascades, you'll drive-thru roads flanked by beautiful kasbahs for both sides and over the olive groves of Damnate. The deep green valleys and the stunning views from the Jbel Azoukri as well as the Jbel Ghat mountains will probably be topped with all the sight from the snow-capped Atlas Mountains.
Arrived at Marrakech and enjoy all these Morocco adventure tours, filled with beauty, adventure and mystery.
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