Ijoukak Atlas Valley Day Trip

Day trip Ijoukak Valley from Marrakech Drive from Marrakesh or Ouirgane to the Marigha traditional salt mines that are still in use. Continue driving past the Ouirgane dam and the N’Fiss Gorge. You will also pass several villages that have a Tuesday market. This day excursion will take you on a trek through the stunning Atlas Mountain Day trip Ijoukak Valley. Arrive early to avoid the busloads of day-tripping tourists. .Day trip Ijoukak Valley from Marrakech Valley from Marrakech Ijoukak is situated on the high ground above the meeting points of the Agoundis … travelers are choosing to simply visit the village as aday or overnight trip from Marrakech. Tin Mal was once located at the heart of the Almohad empire and is one of only two mosques here in Morocco open to non-Muslims. It was built in the 12th century to pay tribute to Muhammed ibn Tumarat, the Almohad leader that they say lived an ascetic lifestyle, forcing his followers to either convert to Islam or die, and destroying every wine jug he met. The mosque is beautiful, though, if a bit off the beaten path, located above the surprisingly lush valley floor. Day trip Ijoukak Valley Once you reach the N’Fiss Read more

Family Desert Trek 4 Days

Overview : Camel trekking in the Moroccan Sahara desert in 4 days. The tour starts from the red city of Marrakech to the village of Tamsahelte where our trek begins along the small Berber villages and plateau full of black stones. The first day we visit the neolithic rock carvings in Ait Ouazik and the next day we sleep in a berber tent in the middle of the dunes of Foum Tizza.  Trek itinerary : Day1– Marrakesh – Ouarzazate –  Tamsahelte We start from Marrakech towards Ouarzazate via Tizi n’Tichka, en route we visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Kashbas of Ait ben Haddou and Kasbah of Tourirt in ouarzazate In the town of Agdez we visit the Kasbah of Tamnougalt. After lunch we drive toTamsahelte along the Draa Valley where we spend the first night in a quiet village. The next day we start our camel trekking to Ait Oazik.  Day 2 – Tamsahelte – Ait Ouazik The camel trekking starts in the morning after breakfast at the Kasbah. We leave on foot with our camels accross a rocky plateau. Once arrived in Ait Ouazik, our cook prepares our lunch and we eat in the shade of a tree. After lunch Read more

Toubkal & Ouankrim Peaks Trek

Trek Overview :  At 4,167m, Mount Toubkal is the highest mountain in North Africa. The 4 Days Toubkal Trek to the summit is challenging, but it requires no mountaineering experience and the panoramic view from he summit makes all the hard work worthwhile, This is a wonderful winter break to Climb Mt toubkal in Winter the spectacular Mountain the high Atlas of Morocco in North Africa in Winter conditions. The mountain is only around 40 miles to the south of Marrakech and on a clear day it can be clearly seen from the city and vice versa. The Climb Mt Toubkal in Winter is different in nature to the summer climb in that it will be over snow and ice and will require mountaineering clothing and snow and ice travel techniques. There is time to get accustomed with using crampons (if required) and this climb is an excellent introduction to trekking and living in snow conditions. Trek Itinerary: Day 1: Marrekch – Imlil – Toubkal Refuge Pick up from your Hotel/Riad in Marrakech to Imlil where you will meet your berber team,Guide,cook,Then trek up to Toubkal Refuge via Aremd & the Mizane Valley. You’ll head along the Mizane Valley towards Read more

villages of the high atlas Day Trip

Ancient Berber villages & Valleys in 4*4 Day Trip Overview : Departure early morning from the red city of Marrakech in a private Day Trip to the Atlas Mountains in the company of an experienced guide, heading the famous OURIKA valley about 1 hour drive from Marrakech,known  by its waterfalls (if you want to visit this waterfalls you have to walk for about 1H30 min for going and coming back with a mountain guide), you will enjoy different landscapes and get spectacular views as far as the eye can see, you continue through the second valley which is OUKAIMDEN valley, and taking a secluded mountain road route standing at 1800 meters above sea level, you will pass through traditional Berber villages built from adobe and stones, and to discover the authentic life of Berber people we can arrange a delicious lunch for you in a typical Berber house. After that you will reach the third valley ASNI, famous by its fruit trees (Apples, walnut, almonds, peaches…), this is where you can enjoy the sight of the snowy summits of the High Atlas Mountains, The thrilling tour concludes with a drive back to Marrakech, arriving at approximately 5:00 pm or 6:00 Read more

Berber villages & Toubkal Trail 6 Days

Village to Villages & Toubkal ascent  Berber Trail Trek of 6 Days   During this trek, we will discover three Valleys of the area and and we will climb Toubkal (4167m) North Africa’s highest peak. From the summit, panoramic views to the south of Morocco, to the plains of Ouarzazate and the desert… We will also discover the Berber villages and terraces . Highlights of the hike 1:The ascent of Jebel Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak. 2:The breathtaking views of the High Atlas and the plains 3:Berber villages and valleys Trek itinerary :   Day 1: Marrakech-Imi Oughlad (1400m)-Tacht pass (2100m) – Tizi Oussem (1750m) : Departure from Marrakech to Asni valley then we continue to the village of Imi Oughlad, where we will meet our mule team. We cross the village and its terraced gardens to begin a climb to the Tacht pass, from the pass we descend to to the beautiful red Azzaden valley and stone berber villages, overnight in gîte in Tizi Oussem Village. Day 2 : Tizi Oussem village (1800m) – M’zik pass (2500m) – Armed village(1800m) : After breakfast we climb a forest of juniper to arrive M’zik pass, on the pass we will enjoy beautiful Read more

Atlas Wild Trek 4 Days

By doing this Trek you will Challenge yourself in an East west 4day mini-traverse of the western high Atlas, during which you will be engaged in superb canyons carved in granitic rocks (ourika valley gorges), visit the beatiful and remote village of amenzal and meet in lucky days a monkeys colonies feeding on walnut trees. Get high in the adrar n dern and meet the local shepherds before you go again higher above the Stunning Tizi nLikemt to joing the green valley of Assif Nimnane  and drive back to the red city of Marrakech: Day1 : Marrakech -Setti fadma -agadir Ait Boulemenae — trek to Assak 2100 m: After breakfast we board our transport for the 1 ½ hour drive to the trailhead. For 45 minutes, the road south crosses the empty plains, the outline of the High Atlas becoming gradually more apparent. After another 15 minutes there is a turn off to Oukaimeden, Morocco’s largest ski area, and then it is half an hour through the increasingly lush Ourika valley to Setti Fatma. This trailhead at the eastern end of the High Atlas has always been popular with the Moroccans but foreign tourists traditionally have centred around the increasingly busy Read more

Fes to Marrakech 3 Days

Fes to Marrakech 3 Days Trip    Enjoy the Middle Atlas stunning views & Sahara Desert Camel ride before you arrive to the Red city of Marrakech and its famous souks and Jemma Elfna Square : Trip Itinerary : Day 1 : Fez – Ifrane – Ziz Gorges – Rissani – Merzouga. We will pick you up from your riad / hotel then drive south to Ifrane and Azrou through the Middle Atlas mountains. On the way we will stop at the cedar forests to see the Barbarian Apes in their natural habitat. Travelling through the Tizi Ntalghamt pass to Midelt and along the magnificent Ziz Gorges carved through volcanic rock, you’ll see views of the Middle-Atlas plateau and the scenery changing to reveal hints of the desert as you approach the city of Errachidia. After lunch we’ll continue our journey through the Ziz Valley to Erfoud, Rissani and Merzouga. After a glass of mint tea, we’ll leave our luggage in a safe room then take a camel ride to a Berber camp in the middle of the Erg Chebbi Sad Dunes which are the highest sand dunes in North Africa. The camel trek takes about 1hr 30 min from Read more

Mountains and Dunes of Morocco 9 Days

High Atlas Mountains and Desert  Trek of 9 Days   Overview : At 4,167m, Jbel Toubkal  is the highest  Peak  in North Africa. The hike to the summit is challenging, but it requires no mountaineering experience and the panoramic view from he summit makes the hard work worthwhile. After the High Atlas Mountain range lays a mysterious, surreal and stunning landscape. This is the heart of old Morocco – the pre Sahara desert. It’s like stepping back in time into an all forgotten world; a world of fortified villages, Berber castles (Kasbahs) and abandoned Foreign Legion outposts. The Sahara region is where you’ll find one of the most diverse and dramatic landscapes in Morocco. Detailed Itinerary : Day 1:   After a transfer to the little village of Imlil we begin our trek. Heading along the Mizane Valley, we first pass the village of Aremd and then onto the shrine of Sidi Chamarouch. We then continue east and by crossing the flood plains our route takes us along mule tracks and up into the high rocky cliffs above the valley. Crossing the river we eventually come to the pastoral shrine of Sidi Chamarouch, which attracts tourists and pilgrims. From here the Read more

Berber Tribes Trek of 4 Days

4 Days Trekking : The Tree Valleys   After you having discovered the City of Marrakech and gotten to know the Moroccan culture, it’s good to leave the city and explore the rural way of life at just one and half hour drive from Marrakech. Hiking in the Atlas Mountains, will make you experience stunning landscapes and the traditional life of Amazigh Tribes. Trek itinerary : Day 1 : Marrakech to Tahliouin After breakfast in the Riad or hotel in Marrakech your guide will pick you up and drive you to Agersioual in the Atlas Mountains, where we meet our group muleteers and start walking through Matat valley. Following a small trail we reach the pass of Tizi-n-Oudit (2219m) where we spend the lunch break, then walk down the trail to reach Azzaden valley. Sleep in a small guzesthouse in Tahliouin village (1650m). 4 to 5h walk Day 2 : Tahliouin to Tekkent valley After breakfast you walk down to the river of Azzaden then hike up along a ridge. Enjoy the great view to the Azzaden valley. Lunch in Asswikn in the shade of the old walnut trees. After lunch you continue walking to the valley of Tekkent where Read more

2 Days Atlas family Trek

Day 1 : Marrakech to Tizi Oussem You will be picked up by your guide and driver, who will drive you to Imlil toIMG_2117 start your adventure. There you meet your group muleteers and start walking. The hike starts at 1740m above the sea level and goes up to 2489m over the breathtaking Tizi-n-Mezzik mountain pass which offers you a panoramic view of the Imlil area. Delicious field lunch is followed by the walk down to Tamssoult. If you are not too tired yet, your guide will take you to discover the waterfall of Igholidn before heading back down to the village of Tizi Oussm (1800m) where the night is spent in a gite. Total of 5 to 6h hours walking. Day 2: Tizi Oussem to Marrakech IMG_2120After breakfast you walk down through the Azzaden valley to the village of Aid Aissa from where the path takes you over the Tizi-n-Oudit mountain pass (2219m) and back down to the village of Mattat where lunch is waiting for you. After another hour you reach the car and while you recover from the 5-6 hour walk, the driver safely takes you back to Marrakech.   what is included on the trek: English Read more