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Gorges du Dadès

Road of a thousand Kasbahs is a spectacular drive winding through stunning desert landscapes, villages and palm groves through the Dades Valley between the Atlas Mountains and Anti-Atlas mountain range, in Morocco. The drive is spectacular, with hundreds of Kasbahs lining the route, winding through stunning desert landscapes, villages, palm groves, and with the expansive Jebel Sarhro lunar-scape to the south. It's one of the most scenic drives in the world.

 

Located in the Maghreb region of North Africa, Morocco is about one-tenth larger than California. The country borders the North Atlantic Ocean to the west and the west Mediterranean Sea to the north. The most important mountain range of the country is the Atlas Mountains, which consists of three ranges, the High Atlas mountains, Middle Atlas mountains and Anti Atlas mountains.

Tizi-n-Test Road

The Tizi n Test Road (called R203) is a mountain road that cuts through the High Atlas between Asni to Taroudant and beyond (Morocco), is one of the most spectacular drives in Morocco The drive up to pass is not for the faint-hearted……some experience of mountain roads is advisable. It's passable thanks to an amazing piece of French engineering. The trip is thus not recommended for those with more than mild vertigo.

 

Col du Zad is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.178m (7,145 ft) above the sea level, located in the Middle Atlas, a mountain range in Morocco.

Tizi n'Tichka (called Col du Tichka in French) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,260 metres (7,410 ft) above the sea level, located in the High Atlas mountains, a mountain range in central Morocco in Northern Africa.

 

Oukaïmeden ski resort is located in the Atlas mountains near Jebel Toubkal, in Morocco. At an elevation of 2.650m above the sea level, is Africa's highest ski resort. The road to reach the summit is asphalted. It's one of the highest roads of Morocco.

 

Located in Morocco in the Errachidia Providence, Gara Medouar is an extinct volcano located near Erfoud nicknamed the “Portuguese Prison”.

Cirque de Jaffar

Cirque de Jaffar is a natural cirque located in the Eastern High Atlas, a mountain range in central Morocco in Northern Africa. The road to this amphitheatre is one of the most dangerous roads in the world. It’s incredibly disorienting to look over the edge, or even just to see the valleys a couple thousand feet below you. Drivers must remain cautious as the pass has been known to claim the lives of careless drivers.

 

Located in the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco, the Ziz Gorges offer a spectacular and dramatic scenery created by the River Ziz.

R107 is the name of the sharply winding and precipitous ascent in a steep and narrow zig-zag road in the region of Tafraoute, in the central part of the Anti-Atlas mountains in Morocco.

 

R703 is a high mountain road located in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco. It has a length of 84.8 km, and it goes within the Todra Gorges and the Tizi-n-Tirherhouzine, a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2,709 m (8,887 ft) above the sea level.

 

Tizi n'Outfi pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.150m above the sea level, located in the High Atlas mountain range, in central Morocco.

 

Tizi el Fougani is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.999m (9,839ft) above the sea level, located in the High Atlas mountain range, in the Drâa-Tafilalet region of Morocco. It’s one of the highest mountain passes of Morocco.

 

Tizi n' Timicha, also known as Col de Timicha, is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.409m (7,903 ft) above the sea level, located in the High Atlas, a mountain range in central Morocco in Northern Africa. It’s one of the highest mountain passes of Morocco.

R404 is a winding mountain road going through the Gorges Seppap. The road is located near Ben Slimane, in the North-west part of Morocco.

 

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