Hiking Berber Villages in 5 days and 4 nights

Hiking High Atlas Morocco: we invite you to come with us to discover beautiful trekking and hiking in the Moroccan High Atlas.A five-day hike in the valleys of the Western High Atlas Toubkal.According to your rhythm, you will find hikes of all levels to discover through the walk: mountains, culture, Berber villages and contact with the local population.

Equipment

  1. Good walking boots and socks / good trainers for valley treks
  2. Personnel First aid Kit
  3. 3 to 4 season sleeping bag ( winter) or light Sleeping bag ( Summer)
  4. Crampons, Ice axes and Gaiters for Winter treks ( Nov to April )
  5. Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
  6. Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
  7. Soft-sided bag (50-80 litres)
  8. Lightweight daypack
  9. Sunglasses
  10. Sunscreen
  11. Torch and batteries
  12. Towel & all personal toiletries

Most of those equipment can be rented locally from our equipment shop in atlas:

DAY 1

Marrakech- Asni- Imioughlad - Tacht Pass - Tiziane (1950 m)

Departure to 8Hen vehicle for the mountains of the high western atlas of Toubkal by the small mountain town Asni before arriving at the village Imi n'Oughlad where we meet our team of muleteers, start hiking by a first climb that will lead us to the pass from Tacht (2000m). A stop allows to appreciate a superb sight on the village. We go down to a source for lunch. Then we descend to reach the village of Tiziane located in a valley with multiple colors of land. Overnight at the homestay.1h30 drive. 5 hours of walking.

DAY 2

Tiziane (1950m) - Col Téouti (2400m) - Tkent (2150 m)

We leave the village of Tiziane. We begin to climb in the shade of gigantic walnut trees, then the sun will come to heat us before the arrival at the neck. It is always better to purify the water taken at the sources or in the rivers before drinking it, because it is likely to disturb the digestive system unaccustomed to spring water. We cross a thuriferous juniper forest before reaching the Teouti -2400m pass. Descent to Assaka where we have lunch. Then we continue to Tizgui, an exceptional village with its hydraulic mills and beautiful architecture. Night at the homestay 5:30 walk.

DAY 3

The Tkent Valley (2150m) - Tougdalt Pass (2700m) - Tizi Oussem (1950m)

The departure is around 8H by a ravine at the foot of a summit of more than 3,600 meters above sea level. 1h30 climb by an easy path. Here is the domain of shepherds, we meet herds and shepherds Berbers. From the Tougdalt pass, there is a panoramic view of the surrounding peaks. Long descent by a juniper forest thuriferous. Lunch in the shade of gigantic century-old walnut trees along the Azaden River. We are in the most beautiful valley of Toubkal - scenery to appreciate while having lunch and recovering the strength after the fatigue of a walking language. In the afternoon, we continue to the village Tizi Oussem (1950m). Night homestay, 5:30 walk.

DAY 4

Tizi Oussem - Mzik Pass (2450m) - Imlil - Aremd

In the morning, climb 600 meters to reach the Mezzik pass (2450 m). Descent then on Aberdoune then the valley of Mzik (1750 m). We descend to the beautiful valley of Imlil and its landscapes of green valley in the middle of orchards. Lunch at the terrace under the big trees of walnut trees. Then we continue to the village Aremd where we spend our night at the inhabitant. 5h30 walk.

DAY 5

Imlil-Armed-Mrabout de Chamharouche-return to Imlil-Tranfert in Marrakech

We follow the canals that irrigate terraced crops between the beautiful villages clinging to the slopes of this northern slope of the Toubkal massif, then by a mule track to arrive at the small village and marabout of Sidi Chamarouch at 2290 meters altitude. Beyond, in the direction of Toubkal, then we return to Imlil, after lunch, end of our hike, we leave the muleteers and find the vehicle. Back to Marrakech.

  • Transfers between Marrakech and the starting point of the hike and return to Marrakech at the end of trek
  • 3 Nights in homestay during the hike.
  • All meals during the hike.
  • The services of muleteers, and their mules.
  • The services of a cook
  • my services as a certified mountain guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Soft drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal Expenses
  • Duration : 5 Days
  • From : Marrakech
  • Departure : 8 AM
  • Time : Everyday
  • Group 1 person         : 450€
  • Group 2 – 3 people   : 320€/person
  • Group 4 – 7 people   : 250€/person
  • Group 8 – 12 people : 210€/person
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