Tours to the Dades GorgeDiscover this awe inspiring valley

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Visit Dades Gorge

The Dades Gorge is a cleft deep within the High Atlas Mountains. With its cliffs towering 1,600 feet above you, traversing the winding roads of the Dades Gorge is a hair-raising experience. There are numerous Kasbahs peppered along the gorge leading to the nickname ‘road of a thousand Kasbahs’, though this is a slight exaggeration. The kasbahs, many of which are still inhabited, come in all colours from chalk-white and earthy-reds to dark green.

The long, winding road showcases the unusual landscape. The rocks have been carved into a myriad of shapes over the centuries with colours varying from a deep red to a dusty brown. There are plenty of points to stop along the way where travellers can capture the beauty of the surroundings.

Why you should visit Dades Gorge

Expect captivating beauty when visiting the Dades Gorge. The Gorge offers a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the breath-taking scenery of the High Atlas Mountains. The towering rock formations and colourful cliffs give visitors a unique nature experience. The valley is rich in cultural significance, there are Berber villages dotted around the landscapes offering tourists an insight into the traditional Moroccan life.

What to see and do in Dades Gorge

A Kasbah in Dades Gorge
A Kasbah in Dades Gorge

The Kasbahs

These ancient fortresses, constructed from local clay and stone, stand as impressive symbols of Berber craftsmanship and ingenuity amidst the rugged beauty of the High Atlas Mountains. Explore these historic structures with our tour guides to learn about the rich history of Morocco’s Kasbahs.

the Dades Gorge with some trees growing in it
Some greenery in the Gorge

Take in the Scenery

The Dades Gorge is known for its scenic mountain views. Set on the High Atlas Mountains these winding roads offer tourist an incredible view unlike anything you will have seen before. The rock faces come in a myriad of colours and the fortified green oasis villages that line the gorge offer another depth of colour.

an image of a house at Dades Gorge
Some of the scenery

Go on a hike

When visiting the Dades Gorge it is going for a hike is a great way to take in the valley. Wander around the ember-coloured valley and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Moroccan scenery. View the many Kasbahs that scatter the route and enjoy the open air as you get your blood pumping on the most gorgeous walk you’ll ever take.

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The drive through Dades-Gorge typically takes around 1-2 hours, depending on stops made along the way to admire the scenery and visit attractions.

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When is the best time to visit Dades Gorge

The best time to visit Dades Gorge is during the Spring or Autumn, when the weather is mild, and the landscapes are lush and colourful. However, it can be visited year-round, with each season offering its own unique charm.

Conclusion

Dades Gorge is a nature lovers dream. The breath-taking grandeur of the valley has to be seen to be really understood. From the colourful rocks to the winding roads Dades Gorge is a natural marvel. Whether you're an avid hiker, a photography enthusiast, or simply seeking a serene escape into nature, the Dades Gorge is a must visit site.

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