The Todgha Gorge is a canyon in the eastern part of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, about 14 km from the town of Tinghir. The canyon is approximately a 6-hour drive from the touristic city of Marrakech on the way to the Sahara.
If you intend to be amazed and stunned by what you will see on your next travel, your destination should be the Todra Gorge. It offers a valley of limestone rocks formed by numerous generations by the river of Dades and Todra. The daylight is unbelievably beautiful with the rays of the sun dancing on the palm trees clustering on the gorge’s base. A day visit to this exquisite place will surely give you an unforgettable experience.
Staying overnight in Todra Gorge is no less than exceptional as you breathe the aroma of the almond and fruit trees nearby. It is fun to have an overnight stay in the outdoors to fully enjoy the atmosphere, although, in the small town called Tinghir, there are some small hostels. If you choose to stay in the latter, you are assured of hospitable and warm people to welcome you. They are situated right in the middle of the rugged landscape making the overnight stay filled with sounds and sight of the Todra Gorge but in a more comfortable manner.
The Todra Gorge is 7 hours away from Marrakech and is situated in that deserted part of the landscape. Tours here will usually open you to the history of the Berbers who are occupying the place and the history of this place. It usually tells how the place was formed and today become beautiful canyons.
You sure would not want to miss exploring the beautiful rocky area and seeing the shapes created by the water and temperatures like a piece of art. An amazing sight that anyone can behold. Some travelers will visit this location for hiking and climbing the canyon. Climbing is truly enticing especially when you get a glimpse of high rock formations. But climbers must at all times climb along with expert guides who can provide them with guidance and instruction on how to successfully tackle those canyons.
Both day and night, the Todra Gorge is stunning. The sunlight gives it a very vivid sky treating you to an amazing view of its landscapes. The night on the other hand offers stars that make the river sparkle in the moonlight in the middle of water and rocks. Whether you will only stay for just a few hours or you intend to be there overnight, the gorge has unlimited views to offer. It is a truly awe-inspiring creation of nature that has continued to amaze people from one generation to the next.