The gorges of the dades in Morocco are famous for its grandiose landscapes and for the hospitality of its inhabitants, the Berbers. The valley of the gorges of Dades stretches for 25 kilometers in four sets of gorges. The Dades, a river about 200 km long, has dug these colossal gorges whose flanks climb up to 500 meters high. In the hollows of these gorges, meanders a unique and impressive road.
The gorges of the Dades: a road punctuated by breathtaking viewpoints
You will notice on your route the “fingers of monkeys”, an orange rocky landscape called also the “brain of the Atlas” for the multitude of folding in the rock. You will observe during your trip to Morocco the picturesque views of the high Atlas and the deep ravine of Tissandrine that the road borders to rally the valley to Semiri me. All along your way, you cross houses and villages confusing with the rock and the Wadi.
Motorbike, 4×4, motorhome: All vehicles can venture on this impressive road
The Atlas loops in Morocco travel by motorbike, motorhome or 4×4. They follow a series of beautiful panoramas of Agoudal in Todra, east of Marrakech. In the summer, the universe is almost desert that would make you think of the Grand Canyon. In this grandiose setting, it is not uncommon to cross riverbanks accompanied by small herds of goats. On your way, do not hesitate to stop in a small family guinguette to enjoy mint tea, couscous tajines or soups with a thousand flavors.
The gorges of the Dades: a fairy Landscape
After a motorcycle ride, motorhome or 4×4 you glide on a road in lace, descending the gorges and then going up on the hillside. Do not miss a sunset on the gorges, the rock becomes flamboyant and the Dark Road will reveal all its fairy tale.