Ouarzazate is ideally placed to a wide variety of excursions. Ouarzazate 1 Day Trips-Roses Valley is certainly one of the most recommended excursions departing from ouarzazate. It allows to see three Morocco’s luxuriant valleys: (Skoura valley, Roses valley & Dadès valley); visit the Berber nomads who still live in caves; and seeing one the best dramatic landscapes around Morocco.
Pick up from your hotel; and then start heading East towards Dades valley. we will be driving on the road of a thousand Kasbahs; which leads us to cross Skoura valley; and visit one of its oldest buildings dating from 17th century (Amridil Kasbah).
Getting to Kelaa M’gouna where Morocco’s most celebrated Roses; used for making rosewater ,grown in huge numbers. Each May, 3000-4000 tons of Roses may be gathered in a single week. When the harvest is over; the town hosts the Roses Moussem festival. There is music; dancing and exhibitions of local crafts.
From here, we will drive left on the road that following the M’goun River; until we arrive to the village Boutaghrar from where we will start driving (12 km) on a track road that links Rose’s valley and Dadès valley.
On the way to the next valley; we can see some caves occupied by Berber nomads. There is a chance to get in one of them and share a little moment with its inhabitants; while inviting us for a cup of mint tea.
Getting to Ait youl village, and drive on the left bank of Dades valley; a lush green valley with its numerous small Berber villages built on the edge; all along the road to the gorges.
You can visit the Dades gorges either before or after lunch. End of the day, return by another road until we get to Kelaa M’gouna; then we head straight to Ouarzazate.
Kasbah Amridil, Skoura Valley
Roses Valley festival
What to pack?
• Sunglasses, Sun cream and Hat.
• Camera-phone charger.
• Warm cloths in winter months
√ Transportation in a private Mini van vehicle or 4WD equipped with A/C + Fuel.
√ An English speaking driver.
Χ Lunch and drinks.
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