Half day Camel ride, half day hiking in the Atlas Mountains.

Tasty Berber food confortable transportation and private services with expert nouglagable team.

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Short holiday, no enough time to travel to the Sahara Desert and take the Camels through the rolling Sand dunes. With Atlas Trek Guide you don’t need to go that fare. ride the sheap of the Desert and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the highest peaks of the Toubkal massif and its Berber villages.

You will wish if you could stay longer.

Overview:

Pick up at 09h from your Raid/Hotel in Marrakech towards the heart of the Atlas Mountains passing many small dwellings, and drive along the famous zigzagging road (backdrop of the movie Mission impossible 5) with many photo stops. The local Guide will provide you with more details about the local life and facilitate the integration into the Berber community.

About an hour away from the busy city of Marrakesh you will have a refreshing cup of mint tea before you meet the Camels. The driver will meet you in the arrival place the continue a short drive towards Imlil valley. It possible to visit the local market open On Tuesday and Saturday. Lunch will be served in a strategic location surrounded by lush walnut groves overlooking Mount Toubkal, admir berber villages.

Flexible hike afterwards to explore imlil valley to the waterfalls, you can go higher to a spot with a general view of the area. Then transfer back to Marrakech

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Toubkal ,Kasbahs & Dunes 8 Days

8- days combined Atlas trek and desert tour

Day 1: Marrakech – imlil valley (Agersioual village:

Transfer from Marrakech to Agersioual, meet the team ; guide, cook and muleteers then set off on first day which will be an acclimatisation trek in the Ouirgane National Park. The terrain here is gentler with copper green soil and juniper trees. Overnight in Gite in a Berber Village of Tizian. Aprox. 4-5 hrs walking time. (B,L,D)

Day 2:

After breakfast you’ll head up and out of the valley and traverse over to the stunning Azzaden Valley. The views open up with a rushing mountan stream surrounded by lush walnut groves leading up towards Toubkal and her sister peaks at the head of the Valley. Overnight in a village Gite or camping. Aprox. 7 hours walking. (B,L,D)

Day 3: Today involves a fairly stiff climb out of the Azzadene Valley to the Toubkal Refuge past the the Ighouliden waterfalls and over the Aguelzim Mountain pass at 3,560m. Lunch will be taken with spectacular views over the Atlas Mountain Range. Overnight in the Toubkal Refuge (Niltner Hut) at 3,200m where you’ll likely be sharing a bunk room with other trekkers tackling Toubkal early the next morning. Aprox. 7 hours walking. (B,L,D)

Day 4:

Wake-up early for the climb up Toubkal (4,167m) from where, clouds allowing, you’ll have wonderful views over the Atlas Range and the Sahara Desert. then descend all the way back  past the refuge and the well-worn path back to Imlil. This is a fairly long day with 8-9 hours of trekking, involving 900m up then almost 2,500m back down to Imlil! Where you will spend a confortable  night in  gesthouse overlooking Mount Toubkal and surrounded by lush walnut groves.

Day 5: Imlil – Dades Valley

You will be picked up from your accommodation in Imlil at 9.00am and head out over the Atlas Mountains, driving over the stunning Tizi-n-Tichka mountain pass. You’ll pass through lots of Berber villages, and once you’re in the desert, you’ll see riverside oases and barren hillsides dotted with kasbahs (fortified dwellings that house families and their livestock). Along the way, you will have the option either to take a break and visit the Ouarzazate Film Studios or stop for a hike. Once you reach Dades Gorge, you have the option of going for a hike, or relaxing at your hotel. Overnight in Dades. (Total driving time 4 – 5 hours)

Day 6: Dades Valley – Todra Gorge – Merzouga

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from the Dades Valley to Todra Gorge – a massive fault dividing the High Atlas mountains, rising up300 metres in a narrow valley with palmeries and Berber villages. Here, you can go for a hike to explore the palmery, a green oasis full of large date palms. After lunch you’ll head further into the desert to the gateway town of Merzouga to pick up supplies for your desert trip. You will then drive on to a kasbah to pick up your camel. At sunset, you’ll trek for an hour-and-a-half by camel to a Berber camp where you will enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner, and sleep under the stars or in tents at a desert camp. (Total driving time 3 – 4 hours)

Day 7: Merzouga – Ait Benhaddou

Wake to a desert sunrise and then return to the kasbah by camel. You will then have a chance to freshen up and enjoy a breakfast. Once you are refreshed, you will head out of the desert for a drive to Ait Benhaddou. This is an ancient fortified city containing countless kasbahs and has been the atmospheric subject of numerous hollywood movies (The Mummy, Gladiator, Alexander, Lawrence of Arabia…) You will have the chance to walk around the buildings and explore with your guide. You will oveIMG_3954rnight in a hotel close to Ait Benhaddou. (Total driving time 5 – 6 hours)

Day 8: Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech

Travel along the Ounilla Valley to the Telouet Kasbah, a crumbling kasbah that was once an important stop for traders. Explore the Kasbah and then after lunch, you will head back over the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass to Marrakech (Total driving time 2 – 3 hours)   IMG_2187

Berber villages Trek 2 Days

2 Days Trek Azzaden Valley:

Overview :

Azzaden & Imlil valleys Travel from Marrakech through many little hamlets and Berber villages to the magnificent Western High Atlas Mountains. Trek past the villages of Imlil, Arghen and M’zzik. Visit; a village in the Assif Aït Mizane Valley, overlooking ancient irrigated terraced fields of fruit trees and vegetables. Get over Tiz M’zzik Mountain pass (2450m) and descent through junipper trees down to Tizi Oussem village for the night . On day2, you Trek will take you down to Azzaden Valley ( Assif Azzaden), passing through several Berber hamlets and up to the Tizi Oudite pass and down to the village of Aguersiouâl. Enjoy your lunch by the river before you set for another hour up the Imlil valley prior to get back to the village of imlil and transfer back to Marrakech.

  • Overview Duration : 2 days.
  • Highest point : Tizi M’zzik mountain pass 2450m.
  • Accommodation : Camping/ Berber Guesthouse. 20180916_140707

Itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil/ High Atlas Mountains (1775m)– Tizi Mzik (2450m)-Tamsoulte waterfalls (2300m) Tizi Oussem village (1850m).

After breakfast in Marrakech, pick up & drive towards the high Atlas Mountains via Tahnnaout, Oued Ghighaya & Asni, enjoy the stunning view of the villages along the valet. Arrival to Imlil (65km from Marrakech), meet the guide & multeer andthen start the trek & climb Tizi Mzik pass (2450m), spectacular view over Imlil valley & Toubkal Summit, continue to Tamsoulte to visit the highest waterfalls in the Atlas Mountains (100m of hight), down the Azzaden valley through juniper forest to get to Tizi Oussem village. Overnight at the Guest house in the village. 6hrs walking.

Day 2: Tizi Oussem (1850m) – Id Issa village (1800m) – Tizi Oudid (2000m) – Mattat – Agersioual – Marrakech:

After breakfast, enjoy the sunshine on this colorful valley & its marvelous typical Berber villages, leave Tizi Oussem & continue down to Id Issa village, before heading up to Tizi Oudid mountain pass (2000m), cross matat village after a wild thurifer juniper forest, get lunch under walnut groves and relax near the river. On the afternoon transfer back to Marrakech ( arrive approx 17h) 5hrs.20170430_104037

Note : Itinerary is just a guideline and subject to change to suit local condition. Detailed specifications and prices on request

 

The Berber valleys Day Trip

Highlights :

  • Enjoy the waterfalls of Ourika
  •  Visit aromatic organic gardens.
  • Explore the kik plateau, the valleys of Asni and Ourika with a professional driver guide.
  • Admire the snowy peaks of the highest mountains of Atlas.

Overview :

Away from the bustle of the city and discover the beautiful landscapes of the 3 valleys and the berber lifestyle.
On this day in the Moroccan Atlas from Marrakech, you will discover the plateau of Kik located approximately 1800 meters.
You continue your tour to the valley of Asni, where we will take a mountain road next to the traditional Berber villages built of adobe, and if you want to discover the lifestyle of people in the region we well visit a typical Berber house and drink tea with a family.
Then your driver will take you to the famous valley of Ourika, this is where we will visit an aromatic organic garden containing medicinal plants used by the Berbers, visit the waterfalls of Setti Fatma Valley and if you are interested, lunch in a restaurant next to the river, after we take road to Marrakech.

Trekking and walking in Morocco

Dear Visitors ,,
Atlas Trek Guide & ATM is your online adventure guide to the best treks around Morocco! You’ll find over 36 trails for walking and backpacking in Toubkal massif, Jebel saghro, desert, and Siroua
Mountains.
The company remains the leading walking and trekking specialist in High Atlas of Morocco. Our knowledge of the area and its paths, tracks and byways is unrivalled – and much imitated.

We are a leading provider of trekking holidays in the south of the country, was founded to encourage people to explore by foot the beauty of the Atlas mountains. This area of gentle hills and honey-colored stone villages, some 60 to 70kms south of Marrakech, has some of the best walking and trekking trails in Morocco. The footpaths are exceptionally well maintained whilst the nature of the landscape means that the trek is within the capabilities of almost everyone.
we were the first to specialize in the area and our routes are much imitated. Our experience is second to none, at the foot of the Mount Toubkal, means that we are perfectly placed to arrange your trekking holiday in this part of the Kingdom..

Do feel free to get back to us with any questions via Mail or Phone to :

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Atlas full Day Trek

Day overview :

Mountain Toubkal is a mountain peak in southwestern Morocco, located in the Toubkal National Park. At 4,167 metres (13,671 ft), it is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains and in North Africa. It is an ultra prominent peak located 63 km south of the city of Marrakesh, and is a popular destination for climbers.

At 4,167m, Mount Toubkal is the highest mountain in North Africa. The hike to the summit is challenging, but it requires no mountaineering experience and the panoramic view from his summit makes the hard work worthwhile.

Day Itinerary :

Marrakech – Imlil Valley 1740m – Imlil Villages and Mountains

Discover the Best of Morocco in a friendly way. You will feel like a part of our family during your Day Trip. We will take you to the most authentic Kasbahs and panoramic natural sights, by comfortable transport, friendly staff who is ready to do anything for you is waiting for you to make your day trip the most exciting part of your visit to Morocco, the surrounding trails under the shadow of the highest peak in Northern Africa, The walk will be start from imlil valley passing many Berber villages and possible to climb up and challenge some peaks surrounding the valley for 4 hours.

so we provide easy walks for families, moderate options and hard walks, depend on your interest .

Atlas Villages Trek 5 Days

Private 5 day Berber village trek

Itinerary

Day 1: Transfer from the airport or from your hotel in Marrakech to Imlil. From Imlil (1740m) we walk to Tacheddirt (2300m) via Tizi ‘n Tamatert (2279m) pass. We spend the night in a local gite. In summer it is also possible to spend the night in tents.

Approx. 4 hours walking.

Day 2: 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 gite or in tents.

Day 3: Imsker (1300m) to Tizi Oussem (1900m) via Tizi ‘n Lbour (1500m) pass, ait ali valley, Tizi ‘n Tacht pass (2000m), Ait Aissa village (Azzaden valley). You spend the night in Tizi Oussem in a local gite.

Day 4: Tizi Oussem (1900m) to Imlil (1740m) via Ighouliden Waterfalls (2400m) and Tizi Mzik pass (2450m. From here we walk back to Imlil. Night in guesthouse in Imlil.

Day 5: After breakfast, We shall stop at Aroumd to visit this rather singular village in the Assif Aït Mizane Valley, built seemingly house upon house on a large moraine spur, overlooking ancient irrigated terraced fields of barley, corn and vegetables and always surrounded by almond and walnut trees. We thence carry on for another Half an Hour to get to our lunch wish will be served among a Berber familly in the village of achayn prior to setting off back down the other side of the valley back to Imlil and our return trip to Marrakech.