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Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Mar 22, 2016
About agressive people (??) in Mhamid  (10 Answers)

Hi all.
I'm going to Morocco for the second time in April.
Doing some research about visiting The Draa region and trekking in Erg Chegaga, I run into three people from different places who have warned me that people in Mhamid are agressive.
I could ignore one of them since she's running a riad in Tamegroute and is obviously interested in keeping me there.
But another one is an acquaintance who is original from Ouarzazate and runs a riad in Marrakech where I'm staying at the end of the trip, and the other is a tour guide I consider reliable. Both say about 30% of people there are agressive and recommended me to hire a local guide.
Does anyone know why Mhamid people would be agressive while inhabitants in the near Oulay Edriss are not? I mean, traveling alone, is there in that region anything different from the rest of Morocco I have to consider in terms of safety ?? Of course I'm not planning to approach the frontier or crossing the desert alone. I'm talking about going alone and visiting the town and taking a grand taxi, that sort of things.

Thanks for any comments.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Oct 20, 2015
Driving from Ouazazate to Marakesh  (2 Answers)

I will be driving end of December from Ouarzazate to Marakesh, is the road with snow or bad to drive at that time ?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Jul 22, 2014
from marrakesh to ouarzazate  (30 Answers)

from marrakesh to ouarzazate by bus or taxy, time and cost please

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Apr 09, 2014
Ouazazate to Chefchouen  (10 Answers)

I want to go by bus from Ouarzazate to Chefchouen via Merzouga. What are my options? If I wanted to stop off one night in one of the towns would there be another bus the next day to carry on my trip to Chefchoen?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Jan 11, 2014
Ouarzazate - Demnate (R307)  (10 Answers)

We'd like to cross the Atlas from Ouarzazate to Demnate via R307 road with a small car (so no 4X4 or similar) I just checked some pictures and I found some where I haven't seem any asphalt. So around 10/March do you think is it doable with a small car? And if so, how long should I count for the trip. I am a good driver so that shouldn't make a problem.
Thank you!

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Oct 27, 2013
Crossing the Atlas in February  (10 Answers)

We are planning to fo from Marrakesh to Ouarzazate in the middle or end of February (depens on Ryanair ticket prices). I'd like to ask, is it even possible to cross the Atlas that time of the year?
Thank you!

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Oct 04, 2013
transport to Zagora  (9 Answers)

the ctm bus only goes around 04.00 in the morning or at 16.00 o'clock.
I hope someone can give me advice how to go to Zagora at a better time and how much this will cost. We are with two persons.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Oct 26, 2010
opening hours in kasbah taourirt  (2 Answers)

urgently need opening hours to Taourirt Kasbah in Ouarzazate.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · May 06, 2010
bus advice  (7 Answers)

How long to travel by bus from ouarzazate to essouira via agadir or via tiz'n'tiska pass if possible?
Thank you if you can help.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Mar 16, 2009
Taxi between Marrakech to Ouarzazate  (1 Answer)

Can you take a taxi between Marrakech and Ouarzazate? Cost and length of trip? Tks

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Nov 02, 2008
Bus times from Ouarzazate to Marrakesh  (7 Answers)

hello all

I hope someone knows the answer to my question.

My partner and I are travelling late December (the week before Christmas) to Morocco.

Our itinerary is to set off from Marrakesh by bus to Ouarzazate and then hire a car to travel from Ouarzazate to the Draa valley, Dades gorge etc.

We have travelled to Morocco several times before but never in that region. I am aware that Supratours run to Ouarzazate from Marrakesh as do CTM.

I have the time details for leaving but I really need to time travel details for setting back off from Ouarzazate to Marrakesh. I need those details in order to pre-book the car hire, most car hire companies require a time of pick up which I cannot give at the moment.

These are the details that I have for the outward journey, but I need the return times.

CTM :: leaves 11am – arrives 3pm or leaves 4pm and arrives at 8.30pm (2 journeys a day)

Supratours :: leaves 2pm – arrives 8pm

Notice how Supratours take a lot longer to get there...

Many thanks for all your input, I realise that this is a frequently asked question.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Oct 21, 2007
Bus times to Ouarzazate  (5 Answers)

Hi, I am arriving in Marrakesh in December at 19:00 and need to get to Ouarzazate that evening. is it possible? I have looked at the Supratours site but unless I am missing something I can't see any buses to Ouarzazate??

Any help would be appreciated - thanks

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Sep 11, 2007
hello  (3 Answers)

Hello, im just wondering, im going to ouarzazate at the end of september for 10 days on my own do you think that is ok, because alot of people have said that morocco is dangerous for a younng girl on her own, what do you think?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Mar 26, 2007
Fes to Ouarzazate bus

I am visiting Morocco in May and want to travel from Fes to Ouarzazate. I have read that there is an overnight bus but have been unable to find any further details, such as which company runs it, times and cost. Does anyone have any information?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Feb 28, 2007

We are travelling from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and would like to fly or have an English speaking driver. Can anyone provide details of how long it would take in a car and the cost or what airline would fly between the 2 cities? What timetable and cost.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Jan 29, 2007
Traveling from Marrakech to Ouarzazate  (5 Answers)

I am traveling to Morocco in March. I will first be in Marrakech, then plan to travel to Ouarzazate, then Fes, then back to Marrakech. Can anyone give advice on the best way to travel between the cities? Particularly for the long distances like Ouarzazate to Fes? It is my understanding that hiring a chauffeur will be very expensive, and I don't feel comfortable renting a car and driving myself.

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Jul 07, 2006
Contact details for Hotel Royal?  (1 Answer)

Hi, does anybody know how i can contact Hotel Royal to book? I've tried calling the number 00212 44 88 22 50 but theres no answer. Cant find email address either. Can anyone help?

Q   a VirtualTourist member asked a question · Feb 23, 2004
bars  (1 Answer)

anyone know of any bars with satelite TV in Ouarzazate as the famous CELTIC are on Sky Tv on the 8th of March cheersxx

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