Located on the east side of the High Atlas mountains of Morocco, the Todra gorges are recognised worldwide for being one of the most spectacular rocky canyons. These gorges are located only about twenty-five kilometres north of the city of Tinghir, the road that leads to the gorges offers beautiful landscapes, such as Assoul or Ighri as well as a beautiful view of the majestic palm grove.
Its water is crystal clear, fresh and clean. The cliffs of the gorge every year attract many climbers who come to enjoy their passion. The Todra Gorge is a place that enjoys a great reputation among climbers, especially Europeans (mostly Spanish and French), although today it has become a huge school. Many tourists also come to cool off and enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the area.
In some places, the gorges are only 33 meters wide, but they have cliffs over 100 meters high on each side of the river. The river has dried up, leaving only the imagination to imagine the powerful forces of nature that once carved this region.
The gorges, although located in a remote area of Morocco, is a popular tourist destination and has grown a lot in recent years, equipped with hiking trails and a dirt road in good condition that visitors can travel, despite They have to share it with mules and other pack animals.
The Todra Gorges is also very visited during the summer by the Moroccans who spend the whole day in it chatting and refreshing by the river’s edge.