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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Toubkal Ascent 2Days

 Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil

After breakfast in your hotel in Marrakech, our driver will pick you up at 8am and take you to the High Atlas Mountains, where the trip starts from Imlil (1740m), the big Berber village situated 65 kilometers south of Marrakech. Here you will meet your team, who will accompany you during this amazing trek. The muleteers will deal with your luggage. Within 30 minutes you start the walk with an experienced local mountain guide through the berber villages, following a mule track which will take you to the mountain hut via the shrine Sidi Chamharouch (2500m) where you will have your picnic lunch. After lunch, a short break, and then we continue towards the rufuge of Mount Toubkal at 3200m. A hot shower is available and dinner will be prepared for you in the evening. You will spend the night in the refuge.

Option: During the summer months, the night can be spent in a tent – to be advised in advance.

Day 2 : Summit Ascent Day 

The next day you have to get up very early and have breakfast and then start the ascent climb. We take step by step until we get to the point above the hut where you have a short break. After 3 or 4 hours of walking up you will reach the summit at 4167m and have a breathtaking view to all the High Atlas Mountains. A break on the summit will allow you to take pictures and enjoy the view before we start going down to the refuge. A lunch will be ready for you there. After lunch we start our descent to Imlil by the same route.

NB : The driver will already be waiting to take you back to Marrakech or you can spend a night in Asni Riad for an extra 30Euros Dinner included !