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Atlas Mountains Tours, Vacations, Travel Packages & Experiences


  • The stunning Atlas Mountains - always a great photo opportunity on all Morocco vacations.
  • View of the snow capped Atlas Mountains
  • Experience the winding roads in Dades Valley while on Atlas Mountain tours.
  • A Moroccan kasbah in the Atlas Mountains

The Atlas Mountains are a range that stretches for 2,500 km (1,600 mi) along northwestern Africa. The range can be divided into four regions: the Middle Atlas, High Atlas and Anti-Atlas in Morocco, the Saharan Atlas in Algeria and the Tell Atlas and the Aurès Mountains that cover areas in both Algeria and Tunisia.

Indigenous to North Africa, the Berber people have inhabited the coast for more than 5,000 years. After the Arab invasion of the 7th century the Berbers were forced to either assimilate or escape to the Atlas Mountains. Many chose the mountains and as a result, a relatively pure Berber population still resides there in earthen adobe homes to be seen on Morocco vacations.

The Anti-Atlas Mountains are the most southerly range in Morocco and border the Sahara. Visiting the Anti-Atlas range on Morocco vacations offers a good opportunity to experience Berber culture as agadirs (castles) dot the landscape. The Middle Atlas range experiences snow in winter months due to its elevation. The town of Ifrane enjoys enough snow to accommodate a ski resort, a rarity in Africa. The highest peaks Toubkal at 4,167 m (13,671 ft) and Ouanoukrim at 4,089 m (13,415 ft) belong to the High Atlas section of the range. At the foot of this range is Aït Benhaddou, a fortified mud brick city and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Aït Benhaddou has served as a backdrop for many films including Lawrence of Arabia and Gladiator.

 


 

Morocco Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Morocco vacations.

Learn about the history and culture of Morocco, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Morocco's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Morocco for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Morocco tours today!

 

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Atlas Mountains

  • Majestic Morocco: Fez, Merzouga, Marrakech & More

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: One of the world’s best travel bargains, Morocco offers splendid cities and a sweeping history spanning twelve centuries.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,222
    Trip Type:
    Private Experiences
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  • Kasbahs, Oases & Deserts: Marrakech, Dades, Merzouga & More

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Travel back in time and experience the unique Moroccan way of life in the oases and fortified Kasbahs that dot the dramatic landscapes of vast desert, gorges and the Atlas Mountains.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,792
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Private Experiences
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  • Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco: Stays of Distinction

    DELUXE | TAILOR-MADE: This, Sir Richard Branson’s Moroccan retreat, is only 45 minutes from Marrakech. It has amazing facilities, superb cuisine and wines and one of the finest mountain vistas in North Africa.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,188
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • The Best Of Morocco: Tangiers, Chefchaouen, Fes & More

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: This tour encompasses different regions of Morocco, touring the country in depth. You begin with the Imperial Cities, and then pass through the dramatic scenery of the High Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert, before crossing to the west coast of the kingdom. You will travel through the Saffron region, as well as on the coastal road to Essaouira, known for its art and handmade crafts.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,208
    Trip Type:
    Family Vacations, Private Experiences
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  • Highlights of Casablanca & Marrakech

    FIRST-CLASS | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Experience two of Morocco's great cities on one trip. From strolling the corniche in Casablanca, wandering the labrynth of souks in Marrakech or visiting a berber village high in the Atlas Mountains, you'll discover the charm of Morocco and two of its most beloved cities.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 945
    Trip Type:
    Private Experiences, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Imperial Cities: Casablanca, Fez & Marrakech

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Gain insight into the culture of Morocco as you experience the charm of Marrakech, the spirituality of Fez and the sophistication of Casablanca with deluxe hotels and amazing food.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,740
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Family Vacations, Private Experiences
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