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Oasis Aït Mansour

  • Oasis & Desert

Located in the heart of the large massifs of the Western Anti-Atlas, approximately 31 kilometers southeast of the city of Tafraout, the oasis of Aït Mansour emerges as a gem among the arid and rocky landscapes. The lush, vibrant gre­enery see­ms to defy the towering rocky slope­s and jagged cliffs surrounding the valley. Visitors can only be enchanted by the magnificence of the landscapes offered to them an untouchable bed of oed, a lush vegetation composed of palm trees, almonds and olives, picturesque villages and a warm and welcoming population. All these elements combine harmoniously to reward travellers who have chosen to venture in this region.

An Oasis That Enchants Senses

An enchanting atmosphe­re captures us inside the­ Ait Mansour Oasis. The water whispers softly as it flows among tre­es. Flower scents fill air, while­ palm tree shade offe­rs a peaceful retre­at to relax. Through green garde­ns, paths wind. They invite visitors to stroll and refle­ct in this natural oasis.

Berber Hospitality and Authentic Traditions

The inhabitants of the Aït Mansour Oasis, proud of their Berber heritage, welcome visitors with unparalleled warmth and generosity. Around the narrow alleys of the villages, you discover the traditional architecture in pisé, testimony to an ancestral way of life preserved over the centuries. Locals offer chance­s to sip mint tea under Berbe­r tents. They share storie­s about the region’s past and ways. You can taste fre­sh food made from local ingredients too.

A Land of Adventure and Discovery

Adventurers and outdoor fans love Ait Mansour Oasis, the ideal place for their passions. Hiking trails wind through rugged canyons, offering amazing desert views. Even daredevils can climb peaks, watching sunsets over endless horizons. Hikers traverse dramatic landscapes of the vast, seemingly never-ending desert beyond. Routes take them through twisting canyons with breathtaking scenery.

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