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Most people say that the best times to visit the throat are 8 am to 1 pm, since sunlight can take great pictures. Alfred shotwell takes a slightly different approach. Toubkal National Park This national park, located about 70 kilometers south of Marrakech in the heart of the High Atlas Mountains, has an area of 100,000 hectares and houses the highest mountain peak in North Africa, Jbel Toubkal, which rises to 4167 meters high. The park, the largest and oldest of Morocco, is located near the Sahara desert and has an incredible variety of wildlife and diverse ecosystems. The park enjoys a sunny climate all year round, with snow in winter and mild temperatures, ideal for hiking in the summer. The park’s natural diversity is extraordinary, with countless species of herbaceous plants and large populations of oaks, yours, pine and juniper. The landscape alternates between broad plateaus and high cliffs, with deep gorges cut by rivers of clear water.

There are four main valleys certainly worth a visit, namely N’fiss the Ourika, the Rherhaya and south, the Souss. There you will find many mountain sheep, and if they are lucky, maybe they can even see a bird of prey such as golden eagles, booted eagles, Bonelli’s eagles, short-toed eagles and hawks, and several lizards and snakes of the most rare. During his adventures hiking may be accompanied by Berbers mule drivers through the mountains and valleys, they will walk from village to village in the Berber territory, will be staying with local people in their houses cool, warm and extremely comfortable. You can also visit some restaurants, historic sites and monuments and enjoy the delicious local cuisine. From Marrakech can go by car, taxi or bus to Asni (47 km). Once in Asni is trucks that will take you to Imlil (17 kilometers). They can also choose to go by mule to the limit of perpetual snow and where you can hire the services of a carrier to continue.

To visit these two Natural Wonders of Morocco, the best option for accommodation is to stay in Marrakesh, easily accessible and well connected. There you will find all the information, equipment and advice they need for their adventures countryside. Once Ocre City staying at one of the impressive or one of the typical and charming. They may also stay in one of the great, closer to the natural wonders of this fascinating country.