This 3 day-long trip to and from Marrakech provides the opportunity to encounter Moroccan village life firsthand as you make your way to the home of a Berber family in the High Atlas mountains. The rural, scenic walking is a welcome contrast to the hectic atmosphere of Moroccan cities. After spending the great time enjoying a meal and experiencing village life, you'll have a good sense of the beauty and hospitality of Berber's indigenous people. on this perfect trip you will have a real experience.Depending on your fitness level, we offer three different trips. The first includes about 4-5 hours of walking every day, the second includes 2-4 hours of walking every day, and the third includes very little walking, visiting a local village accessible by Mule ride. All three include visiting a Berber family and the chance to see Berber village life firsthand.
Day 1: Marrakech-Imlil – Tizi n’Tamaterte – TachddirtDeparting Marrakech around 9am in the morning to Imlil. After a welcome drink leave Imlil behind and enjoy walking with the views of many berber Villages and meet friendly local berber people. After a 1 hour walk we stop for a glass of mint tea in a traditional berber home with family. Continue the trek to Tizi n’ Tamatert (2300m). There will be lunch on the pass after Tizi n’ Tamatert before you head to the last village, Techdirt or Tinghourine, and spend the night in a guesthouse.Day 2: Tinghourin/Tachddirt-Ikkis-Aguersiwal-Matat-Ait AissaThe second day will bring you 4-5 hours of trekking and take you from Tinghourine/Tachdirt to Ikkis, Aguersiwal (2100m) and to Matat to Ait Aissa. The route takes you by other picturesque villages and along the Oudit Pass (2200m). In the evening in the Ait Aissa, there is a gite to stay in and a steam bath (hamam) if you would like to use it.Day 3: Ait Aissa/Tizi Oussem- MarrakechThe third day is 4 hours and will take us first to visit the biggest waterfall in the Toubkal National park. Then join the path that goes over Mzik pass (2500m) with fantastic views over the Ait Mizan valley. Enjoy lunch in Mzzik and trek down to Imlil where the trek will end and you will be transferred back to Marrakech.