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Winter Waterfalls in Morocco

The waterfall cascade will definitely surprise you!

Best time: December–February

Winter Waterfalls
Winter Waterfalls

Once the village of Imouzzer Ida Ou Tanane was completely cut off, due to its difficult to get to the ​location. However, since the 1930s​ the place has got roads and lanes that offer spectacular views for the traveller. About 4 km away from the village a beautiful cascade waterfall is situated, that is visible and full of water only during winter.

Practical info

What is the recommended period to see the Imouzzer Ida Ou Tanane waterfall cascade?

The Imouzzer Ida Ou Tanane waterfall cascade is best seen between December and February. During this time, tourists visit the cascade to witness its full flow. On the other hand, if you want to avoid crowds, it is recommended to go during weekdays or in the morning. Show more

From which location is the Imouzzer Ida Ou Tanane waterfall cascade accessible, and what transport options are available?

The Imouzzer Ida Ou Tanane waterfall cascade is located about 4 km away from Imouzzer Ida Ou Tanane village within the Middle Atlas range. To reach the cascade, you have the option of driving along winding roads yourself, or hiring a taxi, which can be more convenient. After reaching the foot of the waterfall, you'll need to hike for approximately 15 minutes to see the area's splendid views. Show more

Are there any other activities to carry out within the vicinity during winter?

The Imouzzer Ida Ou Tanane area is recognized for having several winter activities: skiing, snowboarding, hiking through the Middle Atlas Mountains, and visiting hot springs. You can also immerse yourself in traditional Berber culture while shopping for local crafts like argan oil or browsing through lively local markets. Show more

Which necessary precautions should I take when trekking to the cascade during winter season?

When trekking to the Imouzzer Ida Ou Tanane waterfall cascade during the winter, it is essential to wear appropriate clothes, comfortable hiking shoes or boots, and carry a flashlight. The hiking trail can be slippery hence the need to come prepared. Additionally, packing enough water, snacks and a first aid kit is recommended since there are no stores or first aid points along the way. Show more

Is it safe to swim in the waterfall pool during winter?

Swimming in the Imouzzer Ida Ou Tanane waterfall pool during winter might not be advisable. The water temperature might be freezing and, therefore, very dangerous for swimming. Additionally, the pool’s depth might not be suitable for swimming. It's more recommended to enjoy the views and take photographs. Show more

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