FROM OUARZAZATE: Day trip: Skoura Oasis – Rose valleys – Todra Gorge

The trip takes you on the “road of thousand kasbahs”, we pass oases and palmgroves and drive through rose valleys.  You will see finger-formed mountains, steep and curvy mountain roads and we drive through a massive canyon, which makes it look like you are in an old western movie.

This trip offers a truly magnificient landscape.

  • From Ouarzazate
  • Start/stop: At your hotel or riad
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Transport: Landcruiser 4x4 with aircondition
  • Language: Driver/guide speaks English and French

ouarzazate

Skoura

kelaa mgouna

tinghir

todra gorge

PROGRAM

Ouarzazate - Skoura Oasis - Kelaa Mgouna - Tinghir - Todra Gorges - Ouarzazate

Departure at 8 am from your hotel or riad, where driver picks you up.

The tour takes us along the road of the thousands kasbahs. We stop in the oasis of Skoura to visit the wonderful 17th century Amridil Kasbah.

We continue through the valley of the roses to the village Kela’a Mgouna. This town is famous for its sea of pink Persian rose landscape and each year they celebrate their harvest with a joyous and fragrant Rose Festival, known locally as the Fête des Roses.

The next city is Tinghir located at the foothills of the Atlas mountains. The city is famous for its beautiful palm groves. After 12 km we reach Todra Gorge. This is a massive and spectaluar canyon, with a deep fault of 300 m which splits the red limestone into a deep ravine. Driving through the gorge gives the feeling as if the doors of heaven are about to close before us.

Lunch in a restaurant in Todra Gorge and the possibility to take a walk in Tinghir’s palm grove and to visit the Jewish quarter.

Return to Ouarzazate and drop off at your hotel or riad in the afternoon.

Price information

Price:

The starting price is EUR 70 per person when 2 persons are travelling together on a private basis and transport in 4×4.

For bigger groups, please contact us for price.

Included:

All transportation, guide/driver

Not included:

Lunch, drinks, tips

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