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About Atlas Mountains

Morocco's mountain ranges are incredible areas of wilderness and beauty. As well as offering superb and breathtaking scenery whilst driving from one part of Morocco to another, the Atlas and Rif Mountains have some wonderful hotels and kasbahs to entice visitors away from the cities and coast.

The Rif Mountains of the north hide impressive Roman ruins of immense scale, particularly the site of Volubilis, a thermal spa at Moulay Yacoub and the lovely small town of Chefchaouen. The Mid Atlas and High Atlas both offer excellent trekking and a limited ski season (Ifrane and Oukaimeden). The High Atlas in particular, dominated by Mount Toubkal (North Africa's highest peak at 4167m) and the Tichka Plateau has high quality and intimate hotels, particularly in the Ouirgane area. Finally, in the southwest, not far from Agadir and the Atlantic, don't overlook one of our favourite locations - the Auberge de Cascades at Immouzer.

The Anti Atlas, the furthest south, is much less developed for tourism and although less dramatic in the size of its peaks it does offer unique scenery due to its totally different geology and its famous painted rocks; this region offers an opportunity to explore a part of Morocco overlooked by so many.

Which places are in which mountains ?

Rediscover Trekking - be independent with confidence!

For more than two decades Rediscover the World has been offering an exciting and comprehensive programme of trekking in the High Atlas. All of our treks are designed to be either individual stand-alone bookings or as part of a larger tailor-made holiday. This freedom of start date, duration and route means they are very popular with those wishing to enjoy the incredible beauty of the Atlas Mountain region at their chosen pace.

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Hotels to visit

Where to stay

Flexible Tailor-Made Holidays

  • We believe passionately that no two holidays should be the same.
  • With our flexible tailor-made holiday options you can travel at your own pace.
  • Rediscover a city, a resort or an island in a weekend or longer.
  • Take a small group tour or embark upon a more adventurous trip.

Trusted Service

  • ATOL cover for flight inclusive holidays.
  • One of us at Rediscover the World is very likely to have visited the hotels and travelled along the routes on your itinerary.
  • Dynamic, comprehensive travel app with all your documents, maps and much more.
  • Full financial protection for your holiday (TTA).

Why book Morocco with us ?

  • More than 30 years experience of Morocco
  • Unrivalled expertise of our local partners
  • Fly-drives & Private Journeys
  • Trekking in High Atlas / Sahara adventures
  • Personally chosen riads, kasbahs & hotels
  • 24hr assistance whilst in Morocco