Remote Atlas Trek 4 Days

Trek Itinerary Day1 : lMarrakech  – Ourika- agadir n Ait Boulemenae  — trek to Assaka 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. The fertility of the valley is immediately apparent with stores selling boxes of apricots, plums, melons, cherries, oranges and apples. Restaurants on the far side of the river, accessible over precarious bridges, arrange their plastic seating in the shade of the fruit trees. You may have to walk to end of the track at Agadir n-Ait Boulmane (1,498m/4,915ft) to pick up the mules. This is a more attractive Berber village, busy with women returning from the fields laden with bundles of long grass for the cattle. From here it is about a five hour walk to our first camp. The valley from here to camp at Assaka is along what the locals refer to as “the gorges”. Whilst they are not by any means vertical sided, they are geologically unusual in the Atlas mountains, and in the spring the valley bottom becomes an intricate maze of irrigation 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