Ounila Valley

Ounila Valley

following the river stream out of the Atlas mountains into the plains of the Sahara

Location: 

P1506, Morocco

Duration: 

Friday, February 24, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Ounila: connecting Telouet in the Mountains with Ait Benhaddou and the Sahara
  2. Valley: formed by a river stream flowing out of the Atlas Mountains towards the plains
  3. River: forming many beautifully green oasis along its curvy path out of the mountains
  4. Scenery: this is one of the most scenic and empty routes you can drive in the Atlas!
  5. Journey: everybody recommended not to drive here but the roads were in perfect shape

Image sources

  1. Mountain village in the Atlas Mountains
  2. Road between Telouet and Ait Benhaddou
  3. Attention! There are donkeys along the road
  4. In the heart of an oasis along the river
  5. Walking down to the dry river

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