SKOURA is located at the base of the High Atlas, 40 kilometers from Ouarzazate in Southern Morocco.
GPS COORDINATES : + 31° 3’ 39.11 ‘’ & – 6° 35’ 47.36’’
To reach Skoura, it is necessary to first go to Ouarzazate except when you arrive east (Merzouga, Mideldt, Meknes, Fes). Then you will first have to land to either CASABLANCA and then take a connecting flight to the city of Ouarzazate, or MARRAKECH.
For Ouarzazate, several possibilities :
- By airflight, there is at a minimum one daily flight from Casablanca ( evening) and frequent direct flights from Paris Orly (both by Royal Air Maroc). For Casablanca flights from Austin, Amsterdam, Atlanta, Barcelone, Berlin, Boston, Bruxelles, Chicago, Copenhague, Denver, Francfort, Genève, Houston, Istanbul, Jeddah, Le Caie, Lisbonne, Londres, Los Angeles, Madrid, Milan, Lyon, Montreal, Moscou, New York, Rome, San Francisco, Seattle, Stockholm, Zurich, Washington.We will come to the airport of Ouarzazate to meet you and transport you to Skoura directly to your lodging place, it takes about an hour on a regular road.
- By road :
If you are adventurous and would like to come from Marrakech by road on your own, it is absolutely beautiful! Just remember that although there is only 280 kilometers between Marrakech and Ouarzazate, it is rough mountain road the whole way on the TICHKA, therefore it is not recommended for car sick people and if you are not used to mountain landscape as it can be quite exhausting!
• By car, if you have ahead time, it will take you about 4 hours non stop from Marrakech, you will cross the Atlas by Tizi-n-Tichka pass at 2 260 m.
• By taxi from Marrakech to Skoura, it will cost you about 100 to 130 euros. It will not cost you more than a car rental, is less tiring, You can admire the landscape and have no risk getting caught by radars checking on the roads which are very frequent in Morocco even in the middle of nowhere.
• By bus, you can also catch a bus from the Marrakech bus station all the way to Skoura. This is the most economical for one or two people travelling.