If you are in Ouarzazate, visitors will follow the N10 road for more than 150 kilometers before reaching the Dades Gorge, the arrival point of an indescribable visit! The first stopping place for tourists will be the palm grove of Skoura. The latter was laid out during the 12th century by the Almohad civilization. To visit it, nothing is more fun than to browse it and let yourself be left by the curiosities of nature.
Nearby, you will surely see Oued Skoura – the Skoura River – which irrigates the entire surrounding flora as well as the Kasbahs of Ben Moro and Amerhidil that push you to move! The excursion continues through the valley of roses. The rose garden in El Kelaâ is one of the most important in the region.
Various scents for your pleasure
On your way, you will surely meet many children who will try to sell you roses and by-products (water, creams, etc.). Let yourself be tempted by their scents and soothing quality! During the excursion, you will see numerous fortified kasbahs whose ocher color contrasts with the green flora. Feel free to visit some like Amerhidil that are really impressive! Approaching the village of Doulmane, the landscape will change suddenly to give way to the arid mountains.
Visitors will gradually enter the Dades Gorges during their Morocco desert trip, whose rocks reach 300 meters in height! Once the end of the road is reached, the tourists will not hesitate to go down to admire the landscape and will be able to indulge in adventurous strolls in the gorges where hikers, restaurants and cafes will happily welcome you!
Where to sleep?
The Dades Valley, with its exceptional landscapes encourages tourists to visit. However, this place does not have a wide choice of accommodation. Among the hotels, there is the Camping Restaurant in Skoura in the Dades Valley and the Kasbah of the Valley, a two-star hotel located at the road of Boumalne – Dades at the entrance to the Dades Valley.
Romantic restaurants are located about 20km from this tourist site. As far as dining is concerned, it is advisable to visit Dimitri, which is located at Mohamed V Avenue, Kasbah Isfoula a restaurant located in Douar Asfalou Tamdakht, or Complexe Le Ouarzazate in Sidi Daoud District. Those who want to make an economical trip can stay in cheap hotels in Ouarzazate from 10€.
Learn more about dades valley before booking your hotel
The Dades Valley is situated in none other than the famous road of the thousand Kasbahs in Morocco and present between Jbel Sarho and the massif of the High Atlas at the wadi of Dades. Going to discover the Dades valley is simply to venture.
More than 170 kilometers of landscape presents itself with in particular the marvelous picture that offer the cliffs of ocher colors, the red and burned grounds. There are also the kasbahs which are large fortified buildings with the most interesting ones which are those of Amerhidil and Ben Moro. Do not neglect to go to the two peaks of 300 meters of the region.