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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took this route to get to Ouarzazate from Marrakesh on our way to the desert in Merzouga. Very slow going , especially more so due to the construction going on building new sections of this road.We probably averaged 25 or 30 MPH. But it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KH68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tizi n'Tichka pass is on the main highway N9 running southeast from Marrakesh to Ouarzazate. The road winds up tight hairpin turns and steep grades to this pass through the High Atlas mountains. The foothills are green with forests and orchards, but the mountain tops...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol A S
Reviewed 9 December 2018

This is a picturesque mountain pass through the High Atlas. It's slow going and twisty and windy, but you pass a lot of snow caps and small Berber villages. It is eye-opening for those who think Morocco is all deserts. Plan accordingly because it does...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 24 October 2018

beautiful village and valley - real marokkean scenery - a positive, to visit place in this country - you can't stop making pics !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank juergen p
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Name of pass is Tichka and is 2260 m above see level. We traveled through this pass in our trip from Marakech to Quarzazate. Very nice scenery all around road to Quarzazate.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank milankov
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Going up the Atlas mountains gives you a chance to see this scenary route. Mountains high, Rivers deep, valys and villages. It began to rain when we were up there, which added to the experice.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We were blocked for 4 hours in a parking lot in Marrakesh, not knowing if we would be able to cross the mountain. But we did! And what an amazing ride! it is so frightening to see the huge valleys, but the sunset was a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Elena257
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We enjoyed this scenic drive from Ouarzazate to Marrakech. We started our journey in the desert, passing many Kasbah along the way followed by winding roads thru the Atlas Mountains. Tizi n Tichka is the highest point along the road. We stopped at a restaurant...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 29 July 2018

New road works are going to change this experience travelling from Ouarzazate to Marrakech for ever, sadly. The slow winding road allowed travellers to gain a real appreciation of the changing landscape that one was travelling through. The fertile valley contrasts markedly with the aridity...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We went past Tizi n Tichka, the pass through the Atlas Mountains from Marrakech near Ouarzazate. The view is better in several places on either side of the pass. There are a couple businesses to stop at while there.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Sheryl S
2 July 2018|
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Response from Della G | Reviewed this property |
i would think it would b good both ways.
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JWillis17
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Response from Ferranpa | Reviewed this property |
Main road is wide enough. On the south side there an alternate road (P1506) that is pretty scenic but impressive if you are scared of heights. It goes through Ait Benhaddou that I highly recommend though. Make sure you make... More
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NikoCHka
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Dia duit, Les 2 sites sont incontournables et sont parfaitement faisables dans la même journée. A Ait Benhaddou il y a quelques restaurants typiques qui sont très bien. Have a good trip !
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