Morocco’s Magical Cascades of Ouzoud
Deep inside a Berber village of Morocco, in the Middle Atlas, just three hours from the Imperial city of Marrakech, lies one of the most majestic waterfalls, the Cascades d’Ouzoud. One of the Top 10 Places Not to Miss, and undoubtedly a stunning natural wonder of Morocco, along with the Todra Gorge, and the Erg Chebbi Dunes are the Ouzoud waterfalls.
After visiting the bustling and lively, city of Marrakech, a Morocco excursion to the Ouzoud Waterfalls is a great way to spend an afternoon. The cascades are frequented by Moroccans who picnic there and enjoy boating at the falls on weekends. The Cascades D’Ouzoud waterfalls are an unspoiled Moroccan natural wonder.
Swimming in the Ouzoud falls is relaxing and gives the sensation of being one million miles away from Marrakech. Most travelers venturing to the Cascade d’Ouzoud dirve direct or instead arrive by private 4×4 vehicles on a tailor made tour. You can reach the falls is via Marrakech, or pass through the tiny Berber village of Ouzoud. For travelers who want a more enriching experiences at Ouzoud they can consider a Special ancient Kasbahs and Waterfalls Tour.
The Ouzoud Waterfalls offers many activities that range from hiking, biking to enjoying a wooden boat ride across the river under the falls. Charming cafes and Berber sellers offering orange juice, nuts and local hand made crafts in colorful attire dot the landscape of Ouzoud making it picteresque. Lunch at one of the restaurants in Ouzoud surrounded by lime trees is highly recommended.