Tizi n'Tichka (Tashelhit:ⵜⵉⵣⵉ ⵏ ⵜⵉⵛⴽⴰ, Tizi, mountain pass; Išqqa, difficult) is a mountain pass in Morocco, linking the south-east of Marrakesh to the city of Ouarzazate through the High Atlas mountains. It lies between the great Marrakech Plains and the gateway of the Sahara Desert. From November - March, snow can often fall on the pass, but it can be warm all year round in the strong sun. It reaches an elevation of 2,260 m above the sea level and is the highest major mountain pass of North Africa. The road was constructed by the French military in 1936, and is now part of National Route 9 (Morocco). The last wild Barbary lion sighted in the Western Atlas was shot near Tizi n'Tichka pass in 1942. Wikipedia
Tizi N'tichka in Morocco awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Tizi N'tichka. A gripping city on its own right, Marrakesh also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Tizi N'tichka and set some time aside to explore the Marrakesh. Dotted with places like Jardin Majorelle, Djemaa El Fna, Ali Ben Youssef Medersa; it will definitely be a good idea. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Marrakech Menara Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
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