Your Best Guide to Dades Gorges Dades Gorges: From the village of Boulmane, the valley narrows and vegetation becomes scarcer until entering the gorges of Dades. Then you will see two cliffs 302 meters high, separated by a narrow corridor […]
Dades Gorges: From the village of Boulmane, the valley narrows and vegetation becomes scarcer until entering the gorges of Dades. Then you will see two cliffs 302 meters high, separated by a narrow corridor of about twenty meters. An unforgettable spectacle. From there the road will take you to the Toudra: access is not easy, but it is worth it.
This part of the Moroccan desert is famous for its landscapes and the hospitality of its inhabitants, the Berbers. Among its landscapes, highlights the rocky complex called ‘The fingers of monkeys’ or ‘brain of the Atlas’.
In the environment of the Dades gorges you will also be surprised by its kasbahs and the picturesque views that make up the landscape of mantana high Atlas. “Tissadrine”, on the other hand, it is a deep ravine of a high level where the road winds to connect with the valley of M’samrir.
The 25 km long valley of the Dades gorges is one of the most interesting in the south of the country. The landscape is very beautiful, the villages merge with the rocks and the river Dades runs slowly from the high limestone plateaus.
Many inhabitants of this region have emigrated to France after the French policy of recruiting labor in the context of the Glorious Thirty. Others moved to the Lower African countries.
The route through the gorges of Dades consists of more than 65 km of paved road to Msemrir, from where the sand track begins only practicable by off-road vehicles. Precisely for this reason, it is a place chosen by many people interested in routes IN Morocco in 4X4.
The Dades gorges consist of two different gorges: the Dades and Sidi Boubker
Do not miss the sunset in this place, where these gorges show all their magic.
To get to the Dades gorges you can take a taxi from the nearest city (Boulmane Dades) or rent a car to move freely through the gorges and other areas of the desert.
Along the route there are numerous Kasbahs and hostels where you can eat and sleep. The area has become very tourist, so hotels have proliferated in the gorges of the Dades. Hotel Panorama, hotel Babelon.
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