1 Ourika Valley
A cool escape from Marrakesh, the valley makes an easy day-trip for a walk around its waterfalls or lunch at a riverside café.
2 Atlas Berbers
The High Atlas is a stunning mountain range, populated mainly by Berbers who have a unique culture, dress and traditions.
3 Skiing at Oukaïmeden
Want to say you’ve skied in Morocco? Oukaïmeden is the spot; winter months bring snow and crowds enjoying the manageable peaks.
4 Atlas flora and fauna
Birds include bee-eaters, falcons, and other species unique to the region. Early summer sees acres of orchids.
5 Jebel Toubkal
North Africa’s highest peak is a goal for most Atlas trekkers, offering summer walks and winter mountaineering.
6 Imlil and Aroumd
These Toubkal trailhead villages are remote enough to get a taste of Berber mountain life, even if you go no further.
This region offers hidden walks and stunning panoramas in the cooler months and plenty of outdoor activities.
8 Tin Mal
This twelfth-century mosque in the heart of the Atlas can, uniquely, be visited by non-Muslims.