Les Cascades d'Ouzoud, province d'Azilal, Maroc
Ouzoud means soft in Berber. To get there, I suggest you take the road Ouled Ayad Oulad Beni Moussa - Ouzoud. In this way, you will cross the gorge of the Oued Abid, with its famous wooden bridge. Ouzoud is one of the most beautiful sights of the Middle Atlas, with an almost permanent rainbow. The river plunges over 100 meters in a complex network of cascades that form three large waterfalls and several smaller falls. The roar produced by these impressive waterfalls seems soothing as a lullaby can be old. At the top of the falls is an old rain mill.
A bit of freshness in the hot atmosphere of the country
At any time of year, Do not miss the visit of the waterfalls of the Middle Atlas, they are 160km from Marrakech to a copyright of 1060 meters. Fuelled by Lake Bin el Ouidane they never fail to water. The area covered with oaks and olive-green, dotted with high peaks is great for who can discover it. Our Hotel is an ideal base for exploring the breathtaking natural monument to the glory of the water.
The access is through the top, a long path will lead to zero to do on a very hot day to enjoy the cool moist.
Ouzoud is a quiet village at 1100 m altitude, where it is easy to hike on foot, by mule or ATV for athletes. You can enjoy many walks of 1 pm or 2 pm, along the river in the gorge or on the crests of hills and mountains, to meet the traditional Berber villages discreet and genuine.
Each season has its charm: the purity of a winter sky with its deep blue and the snowy peaks of the Atlas which loom on the horizon, the spring with the olive and almond trees in bloom, planted in espalier on a carpet of green shoots of wheat and barley, summer stunts shelters with fresh, real boon to swimmers and kayak enthusiasts, fall with the time of haymaking, transition period allows all the circuits and expeditions in the valley of Ait Bougmez, attic or the Berber people on the heights of the Atlas, with the ascent of Mount M'Goun (4000 m)
The crossing in this region 4X4 can visit the valley and the gorges of Dades and join the desert through the Draa Valley.