4-Day Berber Village Hike from Marrakech

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Your Marrakech hotel depending on accessibility by car to Drop off at your Hotel depending on accessibility by car

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During this 4 days hike, you will be exploring the high Atlas Mountains on foot. A hike amid green vegetation of juniper and pine trees is a great way to refresh your mind and body.
Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil – Tizi n'Tamatert Pass - Tachedirt village You will be picked up from your hotel in Marrakech at around 8,00am. Accompanied by an English- speaking guide drive south up over gorges and high passes of the upper valleys to the Berber town of Imlil (1740m). From Imlil (1740m) we walk to Tacheddirt (2300m) via Tizi 'n Tamatert (2279m) pass. We spend the night in a local berber house. Approx. 4 hours walking. Day 2: Tachedirt – Ikkis - Arg – Imsker - Imi oughlad village Today we walk from Tacheddirt to Imsker (1300m) down the Imnane valley crossing the following Berber villages: Ounskra, Tamguiste, Ikkis, Amssakrou and Arg. We spend the night in a local lodge in Imi oughlad village. Approx. 5 hours walking. Day 3: Imi oughlad  – Tizi n'Tacht pass - Tahliouin village After breakfast, you will walk  uphill to Tizi n'Tacht pass from where you will have nice views over Imlil valley & Azzaden valley. After a short break  on the pass, you will continue walking via a rough road that will lead you to Tahliouin village where you will spend the night at a lodge. Approx. 5 hours walking. Day 4: Tahlioun– Tizi Oussem village - Tizi Mzik Pass - Imlil – Marrakech Today, walk from Tahliouin village via a dirt road to Tizi Oussem village(1850m) from where you will follow a trail uphill to Tizi Mzik Pass that will gives you nice views over Imlil valley. Walk down to Imlil where you will have lunch at a guest house before transfer back to Marrakech. Approx. 4 hours walking.

What’s included

  • 3 nights accommodation at berber lodges
  • Transport from and back to Marrakech
  • A local guide
  • Mules for luggage
  • Cook & cooking equipment
  • Food during the trek

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Soft drinks
  • Mineral water
  • Tips
  • Sleeping bags

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Popular choice with kids
  • Led by a local guide

Itinerary

Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil – Tizi n'Tamatert Pass - Tachedirt village You will be picked up from your hotel in Marrakech at around 8,00am. Accompanied by an English- speaking guide drive south up over gorges and high passes of the upper valleys to the Berber town of Imlil (1740m). From Imlil (1740m) we walk to Tacheddirt (2300m) via Tizi 'n Tamatert (2279m) pass. We spend the night in a local berber house. Approx. 4 hours walking.
Day 2: Tachedirt – Ikkis - Arg – Imsker - Imi oughlad village Today we walk from Tacheddirt to Imsker (1300m) down the Imnane valley crossing the following Berber villages: Ounskra, Tamguiste, Ikkis, Amssakrou and Arg. We spend the night in a local lodge in Imi oughlad village. Approx. 5 hours walking.
Day 3: Imi oughlad  – Tizi n'Tacht pass - Tahliouin village After breakfast, you will walk  uphill to Tizi n'Tacht pass from where you will have nice views over Imlil valley & Azzaden valley. After a short break  on the pass, you will continue walking via a rough road that will lead you to Tahliouin village where you will spend the night at a lodge. Approx. 5 hours walking.
Day 4: Tahlioun– Tizi Oussem village - Tizi Mzik Pass - Imlil – Marrakech Today, walk from Tahliouin village via a dirt road to Tizi Oussem village(1850m) from where you will follow a trail uphill to Tizi Mzik Pass that will gives you nice views over Imlil valley. Walk down to Imlil where you will have lunch at a guest house before transfer back to Marrakech. Approx. 4 hours walking.
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