High Atlas Travel Guide
Plan Your High Atlas Vacation
The High Atlas region is perfect for outdoors adventure and the perfect antidote to the concentration and animation of Marrakesh. You can hang glide, ski, hot-air balloon, quad-bike, and ride mules. Best of all, you can walk. And if trekking in the snowy mountain ranges for days on end with only Berber women and their mules for friends isn't your thing, you can wimp out and drive.
Most of the better hotels in the High Atlas are located in or around Ouirgane, which is quickly becoming a sought-after... read more
There are a few excellent restaurants in some of the major hotels, but beyond these, fare is limited mostly to what's... read more
Things To Do in High Atlas
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
The chance to hike North Africa's tallest peak: Djebel Toubkal, which soars to 13,671 feet, is only a two-day climb. Trekkers can... Read more
Berbers, the ancestral people of north Africa west of the Nile (the area known as the Maghreb), live in every part of Morocco and move in... Read more
Every year hundreds of people get married at the three-day marriage moussem, the engagement festival that takes place at Imilchil... Read more
During their occupation of the Maghreb, the Romans exercised their viniculture skills and exploited the climate and the soil, but upon... Read more
A Tashelhit speaker from the hills in the Souss Valley, Ibn Tumart (died 1128) traveled north to the great Kairaouine University in Fez... Read more
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