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      February seeing Ait Bougomez Valley

      Morocco Jul 24, 2016 at 8:32 PM

      In Middle of February with the Ait Bougomez Valley be worth seeing?

      Thanks,

      Joe Whitehouse

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      Ait Mansour Gorge

      Morocco Jul 16, 2016 at 9:34 PM

      I can see the reason to go back into this gorge.
      If you have driven it, is it best to turn around at Soud Had Issi (Talat n 'Yssi) or continue on to the right back out to the highway coming from Tafraoute?

      With a four-wheel drive this route is passible? Will be there in early February.

      Thanks

      Joe Whitehouse

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      Casablanca worth a visit?

      Morocco Jul 17, 2016 at 10:17 PM

      Hello,

      In planning travel in Morocco is Casablanca or Rabat worth visiting?

      Thanks

      Joe Whitehouse

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      visa for morocco

      Morocco Jul 12, 2016 at 11:30 AM

      hello i want to visit morocco maybe next year for 1 week i am from UK do you need a visa to visit the country??
      as me and my husband want to go i know he dont need one as he from algeria but before i plan anything i want to see if i will need one ? thanks

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    • Tourist mistake

      Marrakesh Jun 30, 2016 at 7:58 AM

      I recently had a wonderful trip to Morocco and then onto family in England. With eyes wide open and taken up by the intrigue of the experience, I took the offer of a friendly taxi driver, Mustaph, who offered to give me a quick tour of Casablanca which ended in a carpet cooperative (next to a herbal shop) in the souq. This was on 27th April. I was taken up in the experience and purchased two carpets, a cost of MAD7000, which I was told would be shipped to my door in South Africa. I returned to South Africa on the 23rd June and the carpets still haven't arrived. On investigation, my credit card entry for the purchase is La Maison Arabe Hotel which I didn't visit. Unfortunately I didn't get any details of the cooperative or which courier company they would use. I wonder if any body can offer any suggestions of further avenues I can explore before I have to write this off as a wonderful and expensive experience. I am fully aware of my own stupidity in this whole interaction. Regards Pam

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      Hotel for single woman

      Marrakesh Jul 8, 2016 at 12:28 AM

      Recommendations anyone? Traveling soon, hope to stay 2 nights.

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    • About agressive people (??) in Mhamid

      Ouarzazate Mar 22, 2016 at 9:44 AM

      Hi all.
      I'm going to Morocco for the second time in April.
      Doing some research about visiting The Draa region and trekking in Erg Chegaga, I run into three people from different places who have warned me that people in Mhamid are agressive.
      I could ignore one of them since she's running a riad in Tamegroute and is obviously interested in keeping me there.
      But another one is an acquaintance who is original from Ouarzazate and runs a riad in Marrakech where I'm staying at the end of the trip, and the other is a tour guide I consider reliable. Both say about 30% of people there are agressive and recommended me to hire a local guide.
      Does anyone know why Mhamid people would be agressive while inhabitants in the near Oulay Edriss are not? I mean, traveling alone, is there in that region anything different from the rest of Morocco I have to consider in terms of safety ?? Of course I'm not planning to approach the frontier or crossing the desert alone. I'm talking about going alone and visiting the town and taking a grand taxi, that sort of things.

      Thanks for any comments.

      10 Answers Apr 27, 2016 at 5:08 PM
    • Ben Haddou or ouarzazatte ?

      Ait Ben Haddou Nov 10, 2015 at 11:28 AM

      Better spend the night at Ait Ben Haddou or at Ouarzazatte ? I am coming from Marrakesch by bus and then after spending a night either in Ben Hadou or Ouarzazate, I go south.
      Thank you ! I plan to spend one day in Ben Haidou and the other in Ouarzazate . Olivia

      3 Answers Nov 10, 2015 at 7:39 PM
    • Ben Haddou or ouarzazatte ?

      Ait Ben Haddou Nov 10, 2015 at 11:28 AM

      Better spend the night at Ait Ben Haddou or at Ouarzazatte ? I am coming from Marrakesch by bus and then after spending a night either in Ben Hadou or Ouarzazate, I go south.
      Thank you ! I plan to spend one day in Ben Haidou and the other in Ouarzazate . Olivia

      2 Answers Nov 10, 2015 at 1:46 PM
    • Ben Haddou or ouarzazatte ?

      Ait Ben Haddou Nov 10, 2015 at 11:28 AM

      Better spend the night at Ait Ben Haddou or at Ouarzazatte ? I am coming from Marrakesch by bus and then after spending a night either in Ben Hadou or Ouarzazate, I go south.
      Thank you ! I plan to spend one day in Ben Haidou and the other in Ouarzazate . Olivia

      2 Answers Nov 11, 2015 at 7:21 AM
    • Ben Haddou or ouarzazatte ?

      Ait Ben Haddou Nov 10, 2015 at 11:18 AM

      Better spend the night at Ait Ben Haddou or at Ouarzazatte ? I am coming from Marrakesch by bus and then after spending a night either in Ben Hadou or Ouarzazate, I go south.
      Thank you ! I plan to spend one day in Ben Haidou and the other in Ouarzazate . Olivia

      7 Answers Nov 10, 2015 at 2:11 PM
    • Driving from Ouazazate to Marakesh

      Ouarzazate Oct 20, 2015 at 7:33 AM

      I will be driving end of December from Ouarzazate to Marakesh, is the road with snow or bad to drive at that time ?

      2 Answers Oct 20, 2015 at 8:33 AM
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      To Ain Ben Haddou by small car from Agadir and Marrakesch

      Ait Ben Haddou Jan 11, 2015 at 7:19 AM

      We plan to stay in Marrakesh from 20 to 28 of January. We would like to rent a car in Marrakesch and spend 2 or 3 days Ain Ben Haddou.
      Is the road from Marrakesch to Ain Ben Haddou safe and good enough for small car?
      Is the road no N10 form Ait Ben Haddou to Agadir safe and good for small car?

      4 Answers Jan 11, 2015 at 5:43 PM
    • from marrakesh to ouarzazate

      Ouarzazate Jul 22, 2014 at 2:19 AM

      from marrakesh to ouarzazate by bus or taxy, time and cost please

      30 Answers Jul 25, 2014 at 2:21 PM
    • Ouazazate to Chefchouen

      Ouarzazate Apr 9, 2014 at 10:04 AM

      I want to go by bus from Ouarzazate to Chefchouen via Merzouga. What are my options? If I wanted to stop off one night in one of the towns would there be another bus the next day to carry on my trip to Chefchoen?

      10 Answers May 13, 2014 at 9:16 AM
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      Ouarzazate - Demnate (R307)

      Ouarzazate Jan 11, 2014 at 3:04 AM

      We'd like to cross the Atlas from Ouarzazate to Demnate via R307 road with a small car (so no 4X4 or similar) I just checked some pictures and I found some where I haven't seem any asphalt. So around 10/March do you think is it doable with a small car? And if so, how long should I count for the trip. I am a good driver so that shouldn't make a problem.
      Thank you!

      10 Answers Apr 27, 2016 at 3:41 AM
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      Crossing the Atlas in February

      Ouarzazate Oct 28, 2013 at 12:38 AM

      We are planning to fo from Marrakesh to Ouarzazate in the middle or end of February (depens on Ryanair ticket prices). I'd like to ask, is it even possible to cross the Atlas that time of the year?
      Thank you!

      10 Answers Jan 23, 2014 at 5:38 PM
    • transport to Zagora

      Ouarzazate Oct 4, 2013 at 11:49 PM

      the ctm bus only goes around 04.00 in the morning or at 16.00 o'clock.
      I hope someone can give me advice how to go to Zagora at a better time and how much this will cost. We are with two persons.

      9 Answers Oct 7, 2013 at 11:05 AM
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      marrakech to anmiter

      Anmiter Aug 22, 2013 at 1:46 AM

      how to go from marrakech to anmitar?
      I'll going to marrakech and I've only to days to visit this place (anmiter)

      13 Answers Aug 22, 2013 at 11:42 AM
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      Renting a car

      El Kelaa des Mgouna May 1, 2013 at 4:16 AM

      i was concerned that as a woman driving alone might be an issue but i am reconsidering

      can someone give me advice about renting a car in Marrakesh and driving to Draa valley?

      12 Answers May 1, 2013 at 1:59 PM
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      How do i get from Marrakesh to El Kelaa Des M'Gouna?

      El Kelaa des Mgouna Apr 30, 2013 at 2:34 AM

      I do not want to rent a car how do i go by public transport from Marrakesh to El Kelaa Des M'Gouna?

      11 Answers May 19, 2013 at 11:09 AM
    • Laundry Facilities in Tineghir

      Tinerhir Sep 18, 2012 at 1:39 PM

      We will be staying at the hotel Kenzi Saghro in Tineghir,Morocco in early October. As 50 pounds is the limit on Air France, we will need to do laundry or take it to a laundry nearby. Does anyone have any suggestions? I would certainly appreciate it.

      Thank you!

      4 Answers Sep 20, 2012 at 2:16 PM
    • Piste/road to Megdaz from the R307

      Megdaz Feb 2, 2012 at 6:47 AM

      Ill be going to Morocco in a couple of weeks and returning to Marrakech via the R307 rather than Tizi-n-Tichka. Id love to take a detour down to Megdaz. Ok, its a 2WD hire car. I doubt its possible, but does anybody know the condition of the route to Megdaz and the possibilty of doing it in a car?

      2 Answers Feb 3, 2012 at 1:34 AM
    • Anmiter location

      Anmiter Nov 9, 2011 at 2:38 AM

      Can anyone give me the GPS coordinates for Anmiter? Also is it possible for a minibus to get there from Telouet or is it an unsealed road. Thanks.

      3 Answers Nov 9, 2011 at 10:20 PM
    • walking in Animter

      Anmiter Aug 11, 2011 at 1:42 PM

      I've seen a walking holiday (for 3-4 days) with Exodus centred in Anmiter. It seems to be a place off the beaten track (say compared to Imlil). Is it an interesting place to go walking (they mention e.g eTizi'n'Ourghsan and back down the Ouarikt River. Lake Tamda)). Will I get decent views of the higher mountains? Sorry for my ignorance.

      5 Answers Aug 12, 2011 at 3:00 PM
    • where to go to 3 nights camel safari off the beaten track

      Zagora Nov 5, 2010 at 3:45 PM

      hi, we want to do a 2-3 night / 3-4 day max trip by camel over new years eve! not counting the travel from / to marrakesch.
      important is: the fewer other camel safaris, 4wd, other western zivilisation around, the better. we are looking for The Nature Experience!
      we planned to go to erg lehoudi starting from zagora, but now read there might be a "rubbish in the dunes problem". is iriki oasis an option? any other ideas? experiences with tour operators? thank you very much. your desert tortoise.

      1 Answer Nov 7, 2010 at 10:49 AM
    • opening hours in kasbah taourirt

      Ouarzazate Oct 26, 2010 at 1:05 AM

      urgently need opening hours to Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate.

      2 Answers Oct 31, 2010 at 8:57 AM
    • bus advice

      Ouarzazate May 6, 2010 at 2:02 PM

      How long to travel by bus from ouarzazate to essouira via agadir or via tiz'n'tiska pass if possible?
      Thank you if you can help.

      7 Answers May 7, 2010 at 10:14 PM
    • ouerzazate-zagora-merzouga

      Zagora Mar 16, 2010 at 8:16 AM

      I've got 10 days to visit Ouerzazate,(that I already know) Zagora, Merzouga and possibly Erfud and back

      What the best way to move around? Rent a car or there are some kind of public transport.?
      I want to "feel" the desert, possibly have 1 or 2 nights sleeping there: what do you recommend? (I do not love too much touristic packages.... but if there is no other way...)
      Does somebody know Ouerzazate airport:?? I've found a cheap flight from Casablanca, arriving at midnight....I wonder if it is OK
      Do you recommend some hotel (medium price) and some guide??

      Thanks in advance
      Susanna

      5 Answers Apr 8, 2010 at 12:38 PM
    • Taxi between Marrakech to Ouarzazate

      Ouarzazate Mar 16, 2009 at 3:02 PM

      Can you take a taxi between Marrakech and Ouarzazate? Cost and length of trip? Tks

      1 Answer Mar 17, 2009 at 3:32 AM
    • Car Rental & Bus: Ouarzazate

      Province d' Ouarzazate Jan 21, 2009 at 6:23 PM

      Thanks a lot to everyone for your comments and quick help on the earlier post. We still plan to take a bus from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and drive onwards. I am hoping to get your inputs on just 2 pending things:

      1. Car rental at Ouarzazate: Can someone recommend a good and cheap car rental place in the downtown area? I have checked out Hertz/Avis/Budget/EuroCar and was wondering if there was another reliable place. Also, will a sub-compact or compact car (like Ford Ka) be okay for a drive into Merzouga?

      2. CTM bus schedule: Does anyone know if there are any evening buses from Ouarzazate to Marrakech? We start in the morning from Merzouga and need to be in Casablanca by next morning. If we don't fly from OZZ, wondering if we can still get there.

      Cheers
      Ait benhaddou

    • Ouarzazate holiday

      Province d' Ouarzazate Jan 21, 2009 at 5:03 AM

      Hello everybody
      We spent our summer vacation for one month in Maroc, out of which 2 weeks we stayed in Ouarzazate and we found accommodation from a site www.zoufi.com. Everyhting was perfect and our host was very special, he was our guide for all the period we stayed there. Now we want to go again in july and to take part of an desert expedition. If someone knows information about this expedition...cause they said there will participate groups from many countries, please leave a message on this forum.

      1 Answer Feb 20, 2009 at 5:48 AM
    • Getting past Ouarzazate

      Province d' Ouarzazate Dec 2, 2008 at 10:39 AM

      Hello!

      I am going to Morocco for seven full days at the end of the month and am looking for some good trips from Marrakesh to see the desert / sea.

      I came across Ouarzazate, which looks like it is very near to some great scenery. However, I will be dependent on public transportation (buses, taxis, etc.) and am wondering if it is feasible to visit for example the valley of Draa, and other near-by areas without renting a car.

      Thank you for your help!

      3 Answers Dec 5, 2008 at 1:30 PM
    • from marrakech to ouarzazate in january

      Province d' Ouarzazate Nov 5, 2008 at 1:24 AM

      I would like to go to ouarzazate in January by a rent car but I heard it is quite dangerous because of snow and a lot of trucks on the (narrow?) road.
      Has anybody gone in January to this mountains?
      Thank you for your replies.
      Javier

      1 Answer Nov 5, 2008 at 11:35 AM
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      Bus times from Ouarzazate to Marrakesh

      Ouarzazate Nov 2, 2008 at 6:54 AM

      hello all

      I hope someone knows the answer to my question.

      My partner and I are travelling late December (the week before Christmas) to Morocco.

      Our itinerary is to set off from Marrakesh by bus to Ouarzazate and then hire a car to travel from Ouarzazate to the Draa valley, Dades gorge etc.

      We have travelled to Morocco several times before but never in that region. I am aware that Supratours run to Ouarzazate from Marrakesh as do CTM.

      I have the time details for leaving but I really need to time travel details for setting back off from Ouarzazate to Marrakesh. I need those details in order to pre-book the car hire, most car hire companies require a time of pick up which I cannot give at the moment.

      These are the details that I have for the outward journey, but I need the return times.

      CTM :: leaves 11am – arrives 3pm or leaves 4pm and arrives at 8.30pm (2 journeys a day)

      Supratours :: leaves 2pm – arrives 8pm

      Notice how Supratours take a lot longer to get there...

      Many thanks for all your input, I realise that this is a frequently asked question.

      7 Answers Nov 4, 2008 at 3:46 AM
    • Bus travel from Marrakesh to Ourzazate

      Province d' Ouarzazate Oct 7, 2008 at 1:49 PM

      Hello

      I'd like to travel from Marrakesh to Ourzazate by bus (CTM) during the last week of November. Would that be difficult? I'm not sure what happens with those mountains in November - does it snow?! Also, would I be able to get a ticket when I arrive in Marrakesh (couple of days before travelling by bus). I can't see any way to book in advance on their website.

      Thank you very much.

      Cathy

      4 Answers Oct 18, 2008 at 12:21 PM