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

 

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Atlas Escape Trek 4 Days

Highlights of High Atlas valleys & Berbers Treks

• Explore the spectacular Atlas Mountains

• Climb Atlas mountains highest passes

• Trek through remote Berber villages

• Camp out under the stars

• Discover the imperial city of Marrakech

Itinerary :

Day 01 Marrkech to Imlil Valley – Trek to Oussertek

After a transfer to the village of Oukeimden, where we enjoy panoramic views over toubkal mountains 4170 m, we meet our mules to carry our food and bags, with their muleteer and our trek cook, we start our trek. We walk from Oukeimden (2400m) towards Gueliz village, hereby passing by Tizi n Oukeimden. We will have lunch with a berber family at Agadir village (2000m). After lunch continue down across berber villages and terraced fields, we may see berbers cultivating fruits, corns, barley, or harvesting walnuts, berber women with their cows holding their handles of herbs on their backs, to Oussertekt. Later we arrive at Oussertek (1600m) where we will spend the night in a local gite. Approx. 4 hours walking.

Day 02 – Trek to Tachddirt

We depart from Oussertek valley up to tizi n tighaten, beautiful views from the pass, we cross, juniper amnd oak forests, we trek down to Imnan Valley, hereby we pass the Berber village Ikkiss (1700m) an authentic village with beautiful architecture, we have our lunch under the trees of walnuts. We then continue along the valley to Tachedirt, beautiful berber villages (1800m) . We will spend the night in a local gite in Tachddirt (1800m).

Approx. 6 to 7 hours walking.

Day 03 Trek to Imlil – Marrakech

Explore Imlil village and surrounding valleys.

Day 04 Trek to Imlil – Marrakech

We depart from Tacheddirt village 1980m to tizi n tamatert 2300m across terraced fields where you may see local berber cultivating barley, alfalfa, berber women carrying bundles of grass, and walk down to imlil across juniper and cypress forest, the most famous village of the high ATLAS (1740m) at the foot of TOUBKAL, North africa’s highest peak. we have our lunch and we drive back to Marrakech, Approx. 4 hours walking time.

Berber villages Trek 2 Day

1. day in the Toubkal National Park

The trek starts in the Azzaden valley in Tassa Ouirgane, a small berber village on 1300m, where the muleteers are already waiting for us with their animals. We enter the Toubkal National Park just behind Tassa Ouirgane, and then pass by huge gardens, cultivated on terraces, walnut trees and ochre houses.
After having refreshed ourselves with an lunch picnic, we ascend Tizi Oussem at 1900m. This is today’s destination and we have time to look around in the village before having dinner and spending the night in a berber house or refuge.

2. day in the Toubkal National Park

After having enjoyed a berber breakfast with local bread and olive oil we start again and walk thru fragrant juniper forests to the Tizi Mzik at 1889m. From here we descend to Imlil at 1700m, our final destination of this trek. Imlil is the biggest village in the Ait Mizane Valley and a main base base for trekking in the Toubkal area.