Ouarzazate
Dades Valley
Draa Valley
Zagora
Ziz Valley & Tafilalet
Dunes of Merzouga
 
 
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South and Kasbah Trail

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Southern Morocco is a barren, desert landscape broken up by the lush river valleys of the Dad?, Dr? and Ziz. Dotted with palm oases, overlooked by startling red kasbahs and the vast desert sky, these valleys were once caravan routes linking Morocco with the riches of the Sahara and West Africa.

Ouarzazate, the start of the Kasbah Trail, is a good base from which to explore. There are two main routes from there into the desert, through the beautiful oases of the Draa Valley to Zagora. The other via the Dades Valley, with its magnificent gorges, then through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud and the Dunes of Merzouga.