Culture High Atlas Berber Villages & Valleys Trek

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Marrakesh

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The valleys are home to tiny hamlets and villages of the ethnic Berbers, a herding and farming community.  Visit their homes and interact with them to know more about their traditions and customs. See their terraced fields of corn and barley and get a glimpse of their day to day living. ... Great four day through atlas morocco berber villages and through high atlas mountains valleys … Overnight at the berber villages guest house.Sightseeing tour of azzaden valley, imlil valley, Dkent Valley High Atlas Waterfall and High Atlas Peaks.
ItineraryDay 1: Day 1: Marrakech – Tahnaout – Asni – Imi Oughlad Village 1450m – Tizi Ntacht pass 2000m – Tizi Oussem Village 1750mStop At: Marrakech Souk, Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionStart from marrakech at 8h30 for a pleasante drive south winding our way up through the Moulay Brahim gorge and upper valleys to arrive at the higher foothills of the western high atlas mountains and our trailhead of imi oughlad (1450m) with the jbel toubkal , at 4167m the highest peak in north africa , aglzim 3650m and aksoual 38847m ,looming before us . here we alight from our vehicle and meet up with berber muleteer crew . We set off up in north-westerly direction for a 2hour acclimatisation hike up switchback mule tracks , passing by cornfields woods pine and juniper to the tiz n’tachete (2000m), where we shall stop to look back down on the imlil and ait oussaden valleys before carrying on for another half hour to imi n’ifri and our field picnic. thence a slow hike for about 2 and half hours south-west down along a dirt track to assif n’ ait oussaden and the red clay Terraced village of Tizi Oussem ( 1750 m ) for our accommodation in our Duration: 5 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: All meals are included, Breakfast, lunch and dinnerAccommodation included: Guest Gouses, Basic accommodationDay 2: Tizi Oussem Village 1750m – Tizi Mzik pass 2479m – Imlil Valley 1740m Stop At: ArganaStart your day Trek from Tizi Oussem, we go up a forest of juniper to arrive M'zik pass, on the pass we will savor a beautiful panorama of the Imlil area, we descend to lunch spot under the old walnut trees. After lunch we proceed to the village of Imlil, and Drive back to Marrakech, 5 hours walkingDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: All meals are includedAccommodation included: Guest House

What’s included

  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
  • National Park fees
  • Transfers from and to your hotel
  • English, French speaking Berber tour leader
  • Mules to carry your luggage during days of the trek
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Cooking man who prepares all the meals during the trek
  • All meals during your trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Marrakech Souk
  • Entry/Admission - Argana

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Tip
  • Personal travel insurance

Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech – Tahnaout – Asni – Imi Oughlad Village 1450m – Tizi Ntacht pass 2000m – Tizi Oussem Village 1750m Stop At: Marrakech Souk, Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region Start from marrakech at 8h30 for a pleasante drive south winding our way up through the Moulay Brahim gorge and upper valleys to arrive at the higher foothills of the western high atlas mountains and our trailhead of imi oughlad (1450m) with the jbel toubkal , at 4167m the highest peak in north africa , aglzim 3650m and aksoual 38847m ,looming before us . here we alight from our vehicle and meet up with berber muleteer crew . We set off up in north-westerly direction for a 2hour acclimatisation hike up switchback mule tracks , passing by cornfields woods pine and juniper to the tiz n’tachete (2000m), where we shall stop to look back down on the imlil and ait oussaden valleys before carrying on for another half hour to imi n’ifri and our field picnic. thence a slow hike for about 2 and half hours south-west down along a dirt track to assif n’ ait oussaden and the red clay Terraced village of Tizi Oussem ( 1750 m ) for our accommodation in our Duration: 5 hours Meals included: • Breakfast: All meals are included, Breakfast, lunch and dinner Accommodation included: Guest Gouses, Basic accommodation
Day 2: Tizi Oussem Village 1750m – Tizi Mzik pass 2479m – Imlil Valley 1740m Stop At: Argana Start your day Trek from Tizi Oussem, we go up a forest of juniper to arrive M'zik pass, on the pass we will savor a beautiful panorama of the Imlil area, we descend to lunch spot under the old walnut trees. After lunch we proceed to the village of Imlil, and Drive back to Marrakech, 5 hours walking Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Breakfast: All meals are included Accommodation included: Guest House
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