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Atlas Mountains

Sprawling along the frontier of the Sahara, Morocco’s mighty Atlas Mountains run all the way from the Atlantic coast to the northern Rif Mountains, separating the cities from the desert. Capped with snow throughout the winter months and cloaked with wildflowers through the summer, the rocky plateaus and lush valleys of the Atlas Mountains provide a striking backdrop for hiking and mountain biking treks from cities like Marrakech, Fez and Agadir.  The rugged mountain terrain is also home to Morocco’s remaining Berber tribes and visiting the traditional mud-built villages dotted along the mountainsides has become a popular pastime for tourists, affording the opportunity to experience the unique life and culture of the Berbers. 

The vast mountain range is split into three main regions – the centrally located High Atlas, the Middle Atlas to the north of the country, and the remote Anti Atlas, tucked away in the south. Easily reached from Marrakech, the High Atlas range is arguably the most visited region, with hotels clustered around popular spots like the picturesque Ourika Valley, Ouirgane and Imlil, and home to the 4,167-meter Jebel Toubkal, Morocco’s highest peak. For many, a stay in the High Atlas Mountains is a pit stop en route to Ouarzazate, the launch pad for camping tours and camel treks into the desert.

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Three Valleys Day Trip from Marrakech with Optional Visit to Takerkoust Lake and Kik Plateau, ... 
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Three Valleys Day Trip from Marrakech with Optional Visit to Takerkoust Lake and Kik Plateau

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 163 Reviews

Experience traditional Moroccan life and stunning scenery on a day trip from Marrakech to three famous valleys in the Atlas Mountains. Explore the lovely ...  Read more

Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $74.56
Atlas Mountains Hot Air Balloon Ride from Marrakech with Berber Breakfast and Desert Camel ... 
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Atlas Mountains Hot Air Balloon Ride from Marrakech with Berber Breakfast and Desert Camel Experience

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 111 Reviews

A must for Marrakech visitors, this morning tour takes you soaring over the foothills of Morocco’s Atlas Mountains on a sunrise hot air balloon ride. Touch ...  Read more

Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $229.41
Ouzoud Falls Day Trip from Marrakech, Marrakech, Balloon Rides
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Ouzoud Falls Day Trip from Marrakech

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 34 Reviews

Escape the heat and hustle-bustle of Marrakech on this day trip to the stunningly beautiful Ouzoud Falls. Surrounded by an emerald cape of thousands of olive ...  Read more

Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $91.76
Private Tour: Three Valleys and Atlas Mountains Day Trip from Marrakech, Marrakech, Day Trips
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Private Tour: Three Valleys and Atlas Mountains Day Trip from Marrakech

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Reviews

See three of Morocco’s majestic valleys in one day on this private excursion from Marrakech. Your English-speaking driver/guide will take you to the Ourika, ...  Read more

Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Duration: Varies

From USD $137.64
Marrakech Medina Walking Tour Including Bahia Palace and the Photography Museum, Marrakech, Private ... 
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Marrakech Medina Walking Tour Including Bahia Palace and the Photography Museum

4.5 star rating: Recommended 29 Reviews

Navigate Marrakech’s labyrinthine medina and visit other city highlights with a local guide on this half-day walking tour. Visit the grand Bahia Palace and ...  Read more

Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $50.47
2-Day Zagora Tour from Marrakech Including the Atlas Mountains, Camel Trek and Desert Camp, ... 
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2-Day Zagora Tour from Marrakech Including the Atlas Mountains, Camel Trek and Desert Camp

4.5 star rating: Recommended 21 Reviews

Delve deep into the High Atlas Mountains and discover the best of rural Morocco on this 2-day desert tour from Marrakech to Zagora, with a camel trek and ...  Read more

Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $97.50
Berber Trails 4WD Day Trip from Marrakech, Marrakech, Overnight Tours
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Berber Trails 4WD Day Trip from Marrakech

4 star rating: Recommended 74 Reviews

Travel off the beaten track to discover an altogether different pace of life in Morocco on this 8-hour Berber trails 4-wheel drive tour from Marrakech. Follow ...  Read more

Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $80.29
Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou Day Trip Through the Atlas Mountains from Marrakech, Marrakech, Day ... 
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Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou Day Trip Through the Atlas Mountains from Marrakech

4 star rating: Recommended 45 Reviews

Experience the history and drama of old Morocco on this day trip across the Atlas Mountains from Marrakech. Cross the Tizi-n-Tichka pass to reach Aït ...  Read more

Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Duration: 12 hours (approx.)

From USD $137.64
Ourika Valley Day Trip from Marrakech, Marrakech, Day Trips
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Ourika Valley Day Trip from Marrakech

4 star rating: Recommended 20 Reviews

Escape the busy city and discover rural Morocco on this 3.5-hour Ourika Valley day trip from Marrakech. Leave bustling Marrakech behind and set off a day trip ...  Read more

Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $32.12
5-Night Small-Group High Atlas Mountains Rock Climbing Tour from Marrakech, Marrakech, Day Trips
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5-Night Small-Group High Atlas Mountains Rock Climbing Tour from Marrakech

A wonderful rock climbing experience for novices and experts in the 1,312.3 ft (400m) high walls of Todra Gorge, a unique rock climbing destination, leaving ...  Read more

Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Duration: 6 days (approx.)

From USD $570.53

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