Todra Gorge

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It's always exciting travelling to new destinations, climbing fresh rock and visiting different cultures. Morocco gives you all this and more. It is a place largely missed by the British and only recently receiving a little more interest. For those of you with a thirst for adventure, this destination is an absolute must.

 

Why you will love a climbing holiday to Morocco

 

With its colourful soukhs, food stalls which light up at night, magic men and henna tattoo artists, the 'Cinnamon City' of Marrakech is always lively and colourful, and a terrific place to start and end our climbing holiday. But the Todra Gorge is ultimately where we're heading, offering a multitude of quality single and multi pitch sports climbs for all grades.

 

You arrive to a beautiful green oasis and tall palm trees standing at the mouth of this stunning mountain cleft of 300 metre limestone walls. Lots of new routes have been put up over the last couple of years, many of them multi pitch routes running the full height of the gorge and within easy walking distance of our accommodation.

 

Read here about Ruth Bateman's sport climbing holiday of a lifetime with Rock & Sun in Morocco's Todra Gorge.

 

Accommodation

 

The accommodation here is set in charming Moroccan hotels on a bed and breakfast basis. You will spend one night in Marrakech before your transfer to the mountains the following morning, and return here for the last night. Set in the heart of the city there will be enough time to soak up the culture and barter for a few gifts in the soukhs before the flight home. After arriving in the Todra Gorge after your first night in the city, we make our way to our personal favourite of just two hotels in the area. Nestled in the narrowest part of the gorge, our hotel is full of Moroccan charm and character, which is why we keep going back

 

When to Go

 

Rock & Sun can organise Rock Climbing Holidays to Morocco's Todra Gorge in October or November for groups of 3 up to 6 persons. Please get in touch with the dates you want or ask more detailed information about this trip.

 

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If booking online with less than 2 weeks before the holiday dates, then please speak to a member of the team first to check flight details. Many thanks the Rock and Sun team.

Sample Itinerary

 

Saturday

Welcome to Marrakech. Pick up from Marrakech airport. Taxi to hotel, welcome meeting and explore Marrakech. Evening meal in the Djemaa El Fna.

 

Sunday

Morning start travel to Todra Gorge (approx 7 hour drive). Pass over the Atlas Mountains and on to the Pre-Sahara desert. Afternoon Arrive Todra Gorge some climbing if desired.

 

Monday

Sports Climbing day. Evening - optional camel ride around The Palmeries

 

Tuesday

Sports Climbing

 

Wednesday

Sports Climbing. Evening optional visit to a traditional Berber family home, enjoy tea and home made snacks whilst seeing the art of carpet making, with the option of buying authentic rugs and carpets

 

Thursday

Sports Climbing

 

Friday

Sports Climbing morning. Depart for Marrakech. Evening in Marrakech

 

Saturday

Explore the Souks and local shops. Depart Marrakech

 

This itinerary acts only as a guide to the week and may be subject to change.

For this rock climbing holiday we recommend that you have your own:

Harness
Helmet
Climbing Shoes

Dick's Climbing is a dedicated climbing shop that offers a large range of climbing equipment and shoes at good prices.

 

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