There are a number of interesting attractions in the environs of Marrakesh.
The water at the Ouzoud Falls, east of Marrakech plunges for more than 100m/328ft. Wadi Mehasseur, spanned by the natural Imi-n-lfri bridge, the "gateway to the abyss" in Berber, is where water cascades through vast rock formations to end in the artificial Aït-Aadel lake surrounded by bare hills, red-colored hills.
Tizi n'Test Pass
Tizi n'Test is an overpass situated between Marrakesh and Taroudannt. It is one of the highest in Morocco and provides a wonderful view.
Oukaïmeden (2,600m) is a famous winter sports resort located in the Ourika Valley.
Annameure is a village of the Aït Oucheg tribe where you can hire a mule and climb up as far as Djebel Yagour, center of Moroccan prehistory which boasts over 2,000 cave paintings.
Some 47km/29mi south of Marrakesh, on the road to Taroudant, is the typical Berber village of Asni where people come to barter in the souk which is held every Saturday.
Tin Mal Mosque
Tin Mal Mosque is located on the way to the Tizi n'Test Pass between Marrakesh and Taroudannt. It was the launch pad for the Almohad campaign of conquest in the 12th century.
High Atlas Mountains
The High Atlas Mountains are located southeast of Marrakesh. The highest point is Jebel Toubkal (4,165m).
Midelt is located in the Middle Atlas region of Morocco. It is an important center for carpets and serves as a good base for exploring the Altas area.
Magnificent gorges lead to Imlil, a charming mountain village. This is the starting point for hikes through Toubkal national park.
Setti Fatma has 100-year-old walnut trees and visitors can dive into the invigorating coolness of its seven waterfalls.
Toubkal National Park
There are hikes through Toubkal National Park and a climb to the summit (4,165m) which is north Africa's highest point.
Wadi Ourika, Morocco
Aghmat is a Berber village southeast of Marrakesh.
Arhbalou is a small village southeast of Marrakesh.
Dar Caid Ouriki, Morocco
Dar Caid Ouriki is a Berber village southeast of Marrakesh.
The landscape in Ouirgane is reminiscent of American canyons.
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