Hiking in Morocco
Hike in the Atlas Mountains from Marrakech :
Day 1: Imlil – Tacheddirt
Depart Imlil towards Tacheddirt passing by the Tizi n’Tamatert pass (2279m). This stage allows us to visit numerous villages of the Massif Nimnane to discover the agricultural traditions of the Mountain Berbers, the irrigated terraces reaching up high along the banks of the valley. The major canal lies between the brown of the mountains and the green of the cultivation. The villages are built above this so that they do not lose any fertile land. Night spent in bivouac or Berber gîte if possible. 4 to 5 hours walking time.
Day 2: Tacheddirt – Imsker
Descend the valley of Tacheddirt crossing some traditional Berber villages, arriving at midday at the village of Arg. Continuing after lunch to reach the village of Imsker (1600m). Night spent in bivouac. 4 to 5 hours walking time.
Day 3: Imsker – Aït Aïssa
Depart village of Imsker towards the Azzaden Valley passing by the Imsker Pass (1900m). Descend towards Imi Oughlad then climb back up the Tizi n’Techt Pass (2000m). Lunch just after this pass in order to go back down towards the Azzaden Valley to reach the village of Aït Aïssa. Night spent in bivouac or gîte if possible. 4 to 5 hours walking time.
Day 4: Aït Aïssa – Imlil
Depart the village of Aït Aïssa towards the village of Tizi Oussem passing by the Tizi Mzik pass. Lunch at the village of Mzik, then continue towards Imlil. 5 hours walking time.