How to Get to Riad du Sud

How to Get to Riad du Sud. Driving to Riad du Sud offers a scenic and adventurous journey through the Moroccan landscape.


5/17/20242 min read

How to Get to Riad du Sud

We recommend contacting us before your journey if you have any questions or need further assistance with your travel plans. Our team is more than happy to help ensure your trip to Riad du Sud is smooth and enjoyable. Safe travels, and we look forward to welcoming you!

By Air

The nearest major airport to Riad du Sud is Ouarzazate Airport (OZZ), approximately 160 kilometers away. This airport is well-connected with regular flights from major cities like Casablanca and Marrakesh. Upon arrival at Ouarzazate, you can either rent a car or arrange for a private transfer to take you directly to the riad.

By Car

Driving to Riad du Sud offers a scenic and adventurous journey through the Moroccan landscape. Here are the directions:

  1. From Ouarzazate: Take the N9 highway heading southeast towards Zagora. This route will take you through the stunning Draa Valley, known for its lush palm groves and traditional Berber villages. Continue straight for about 160 kilometers until you reach the village of Tamsahelte.

  2. From Marrakesh: Drive southeast on the N9 highway towards Ouarzazate, passing through the dramatic Tizi n'Tichka mountain pass. From Ouarzazate, continue on the N9 highway towards Zagora. Follow the same directions as above once you reach the Draa Valley.

  3. From Zagora: Head north on the N12 highway, then take the P1506 road west towards Tamsahelte. The drive is around 35 kilometers and will bring you directly to the village where Riad du Sud is located.

By Bus

For a more budget-friendly option, consider taking a bus. CTM and Supratours operate regular services from Marrakesh and Ouarzazate to Zagora. The bus journey provides an excellent opportunity to sit back and enjoy the beautiful Moroccan countryside. Once you arrive in Zagora, you can take a taxi or arrange for a pickup service from the riad to cover the final stretch to Tamsahelte.

By Private Transfer

To ensure a seamless and comfortable journey, you can book a private transfer directly through Riad du Sud. Our reliable drivers will pick you up from the airport, your hotel, or any other location in Marrakesh, Ouarzazate, or Zagora. This service offers a stress-free way to reach the riad while enjoying personalized assistance and insight into the local area.

GPS Coordinates

For those using GPS devices or navigation apps, here are the coordinates for Riad du Sud:

Latitude: 30.3000° N

Longitude: 5.9333° W

Final Directions

As you approach the village of Tamsahelte, look out for the signs leading to Riad du Sud. Our kasbah is located in a picturesque spot, easily recognizable by its traditional clay walls and palm tree surroundings.