Rising from the Eastern Cape and running along the Kwazulu-Natal's western border, the Drakensberg mountain range is the highest in South Africa standing at 3482 m/11424 ft in height. The mountains are capped by a layer of basalt of 1400 m/4593 ft thick and offers amazing flora and fauna.
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Rafting in Ahansal River, Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Ahansal River nestles in the heart of the Atlas Mountains, close to Azilal and it is a popular location for a number of water sports. There is no better way to explore this spectacular region than with a whitewater rafting trip.
The adventure begins in Marrakesh and runs from February to June each year, depending on the amount of snow melt. You are able to raft through a magical setting amid stunning mountain peaks and amazing gorges on the way down this 80 km/49.7 mi trip. The journey can typically last between 2-10 days and it is suitable for both beginner and advanced rafters.
The route has many big waves and hundreds of rapids that increase the excitement and adrenaline rush. Keep in mind that you should bring a change of dry clothes, sport shoes, sunglasses and suns cream. Finally, there are companies operating on the spot that provide instructions and all the necessary equipment, as well as transportation from the airport to enjoy this unique experience.