Two Natural Wonders of Morocco

todra gorge moroccoIn addition to the rich cuisine, busy souks and rich history, Morocco has an overabundance of natural beauty as well. With more than 2,300 miles of coast, numerous mountain ranges, deserts and oases, there is plenty of wilderness to explore on your Moroccan holiday.

One of Morocco’s most magnificent natural wonders is Todra Gorge, which is located on the east side of the High Atlas Mountains. It is situated in a remote section of the country making it difficult to see unless you take a trekking tour of Morocco.

Todra Gorge was carved out of the cliffs, which has created a canyon that runs several miles through the Atlas Mountains. Though a road provides access through the Gorge, many people like to explore it by foot. Nearly halfway into the Todra Gorge is a hotel, where hikers stop to eat or rest before continuing on their way. (more…)