"On the way to the Sahara" Top 5 Page for this destination Atlas by deeper_blue

Atlas Travel Guide: 41 reviews and 120 photos

The Atlas mountains stretch across most of Northern Africa starting in Morocco. One of the best routes is Marrakesh to Ouarzazate.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Fantastic views, Artefacts on sale.
  • Cons:Fast drivers round the bends
  • In a nutshell:Great Experience
  • Last visit to Atlas: Nov 2002
  • Intro Updated Feb 6, 2004
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  • AndyRG's Profile Photo
    Dec 11, 2004 at 7:45 AM

    Aaah, you brought me nice memories... It's a fantastic place!

  • aussiedoug's Profile Photo
    Oct 28, 2004 at 4:53 AM

    I'd really like to do this trip one day. I'd hope for a more conservative driver though!

  • freya_heaven's Profile Photo
    May 31, 2004 at 4:16 PM

    Those roads do look scary! I have been in the west Atlas in Tunisia, Great Photos (~_~)

  • pepples46's Profile Photo
    Feb 6, 2004 at 4:42 PM

    I always wanted to do this trip, but I would make sure to take care...guides like to show of now and then ^..^ great page and pics

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Feb 1, 2004 at 5:02 PM

    Going over the Atlas is always a great adventure !

  • traveldave's Profile Photo
    Apr 7, 2003 at 1:25 PM

    I went into the foothills of the High Atlas when I was in Morocco. Beautiful mountains, parts of which are reminiscent of New Mexico.

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Jan 2, 2003 at 3:18 PM

    Very accurate tips!

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