Atlas Mountains Escape Trek 3 Days

            Atlas Mountains Valley Trek  Overview  This 3 Days Trip is a mixture of Culture & Trekking Trip , get a taste of Berber lifestyle while you are walking , Try local food . DAY 01: MARRAKECH / IMLIL Transfer to Imlil (1,740m), set in the upper level foothills of the Western High Atlas mountains.Meet your local guide and departure towards the south to the Berber village of Aremd a singular village in the Assif Aït Mizane Valley, built seemingly house upon house on a large moraine spur, overlooking ancient irrigated terraced fields of barley, corn and vegetables and always surrounded by almond and walnut trees. Overnight and diner in a local house – Approx 03h30 walking DAY 02: IMLIL / MEZIK / AZIB TAMSOULT After a leisurely breakfast we set off eastwards along one of the many paths streaming out from the surrounding hills via long, winding mule tracks to Tizi M’Zik (2664m), We descend to the Âazib Tamsoult (2145m) Overnight and diner in a camp– Approx 05h30 walking DAY 03: AZIB TAMSOULT/TACHT PASS/IMI OUGHLAD/MARRAKECH After our Berber breakfast, As dawn breaks, go out for the final phase your expedition. Cross the Tizi Tacht ( Read more

The Trekking Guides & Team

Most of your Treks will be Planned and Guided by Mohamed Maachou the Founder of Active Treks Morocco ! if he is away one of his  Guides will be in Charge of the Trip ! Mohamed worked as a Tour leader & Mountain Guide for several Travel Companies such as  : Dynamic Tours-Exodus Travel-Intrepid Travels-Peak adventure Travels-Travel Eyes-Adventure Works-Untold Adventures-GorillaMountaineering- Adele Pennington-Semester At sea Ltd. Testimonials & Reviews : Our leader, Mohamed Maachou, was excellent. Everything he organised went to plan. He was very friendly and knowledgeable and made sure that everyone felt part of the group. He set a steady pace and there were plenty of rests. He was always looking out for trekkers who found some of the rock steps or descents awkward and always kept the group fairly close together. His assistant, the cook and the muleteers were also excellent. A great team. Our Tour leader was Mohamed Maachou. As a first time solo female traveler I was very nervous but he put me at my ease straight away. His English was superb and knowledge of the local flora and fauna was outstanding, I really learned a lot, and his great sense of humour meant a smile Read more

into the Berber Tribes Trek of 5 Days

into the Berbers Tribes Trek of 5 Days Day 1: Amizmiz to Imzayn Arrive at Amizmiz from Marrakech in the morning and set out towards the Anogal valley. We pass by the village of Ait Hamd and have lunch by the river facing the village of Igordan that’s on the top of the hill. After lunch, we carry on and get to Imzayn where we stay at a local Berber home, relaxing with a beautiful view from the rooftop. We spend the night in Imzayn. About 5 hours of inclined, but not steep, walking during the day. Day 2: Imzayn to Lmedinat We set out walking in the morning, going by the spring at Imintala, a beautiful valley system with a panoramic view of the river-bed and its green fields to both sides. We pass by the canyon and through the pine forest where we have lunch beneath the trees. After lunch, we pass by several villages until we finally get to the village of Lmedinat and arrive at a Berber home for more cultural experiences and accommodation for the night. About 5 hours of walking during the day. Day 3: Lmedinat to Azgour We go first up the valley Read more

High Atlas & Marrakech Trek 6 Days

The Amizmiz Valley   The Amizmiz Valley located on the north side of the High Atlas, it will allow visitors to discover the Berbers traditional lifestyle , their secular customs, the beautiful walnut and olive trees. Trek through the villages of the Amizmiz Plain in this 6 day tour. Day 1: Marrakech After arriving in Marrakech Airport, you will be received by our staff and check in at the hotel / Riad, before spending the night there. Day 2 – Marrakech – Barrage Amizmiz – Aït Zitoun (olive trees village) We depart Marrakech this morning to transfer to Barrage Amizmiz near the high Atlas chain. We visit the souk of Lala Takerkoust and meet local mule drivers. We start walking in the small hills for a tour, crossing farms set beside tiny fields of corn, maize and olives trees before arriving at our Berber house. Day 3 – Aït Zitoun – Tizgui – Aït Ahmed We start walking in the foothills of the high Atlas, passing near the forest area of Tizgui village hanging at an impressive height of 1600m of altitude. The panoramic view on the Haouz plain is amazing. In the afternoon we travel along the mule tracks Read more

Amizmiz Trek 6 Days

6 Days trek in Amizmiz berber villages   ITINERARY DETAILS : Amizmiz located on the north side of the High Atlas Mountains, it will allow visitors to discover the Berbers traditional life , their secular customs, and share in their time and their culture, the beautiful walnut olive and almond trees. Trek through the villages of the Amizmiz Plain in this 6 day tour. Day 1: Marrakech – Amizmiz – Ait irghite Depart Marrakech by car to Irhragn Village to begin the trek. Trek through the pine trees past many villages and across the Amzmiz river to Ait Irghite village for an overnights stay with a local family in a traditional house and enjoy the berber bath (Hammam) . (About 5 to 6 hours’ walk.) Day 2: Ait irghite-Tizi Imlil After breakfast we will follow the track leads us up to the Pass of Tigeramin (2100m) enjoy the facing views of the atlas mountains ,then going down through Ait Hsain village get into the river here you will enjoy your lunch under the walnut and almond trees,after continue through the river passing nearby the villages and lot of terracing where local people grow wheat and maize walnut and almond trees. Read more

4 day trek through the Berber villages

Trek overview : This scenic trek leads across three valleys of the High Atlas mountains. The diverse nature with a variety of flora and fauna offers a unique trekking experience with many fabulous views of the dozens of mountain peaks. Picnics at the plateaus are a part of it. The cultural heritage of the region will be explored during village walks observing the daily activities. Berber people are shy, they do not like to be the center of attention and interaction with foreigners is often complicated. The local guides help break this barrier and allow visitors to enjoy the hospitality of the rural community. Itinerary : Day1 : Marrakech –imi oughlad –tizi n’tachte –tiziane : Departure from marrakech for a pleasante drive south winding our way up through the moulay brahim gorge and upper valleys to arrive at the higher foothills of the western high atlas mountains and our trailhead of imi oughlad with the jbel toubkal , here we alight from our vehicle and meet up with muleteer crew . We set off up in north-westerly direction for a 2hour acclimatisation hike up , passing by cornfields woods pine and juniper to the tiz n’tachete ,where we shallstop to look Read more

High Atlas Trek 4 Days

High Atlas Trek Itinerary : Day 1: Transfer from the airport or from your hotel or riad  in Marrakech to Imlil at Tagadirte berber village. From Imlil (1740m) we walk to Tacheddirt (2300m) via Tizi ‘n Tamatert (2279m) pass. We spend the night in a local gite. In summer it is also possible to spend the night in tents. Approx. 4 hours walking. Day 2: Today we walk from Tacheddirt to Imsker (1300m) down the Imnane valley crossing the following Berber villages: Ounskra, Tamguiste ,Ikkis, Amssakrou and Arg. We spend the night in a local gite or in tents. Approx. 5 hours walking. Day 3: Imsker (1300m) to Tizi Oussem (1900m) via Tizi ‘n Lbour (1500m) pass, Imlil valley, Tizi ‘n Tacht pass (2000m), Ait Aissa village (Azzaden valley). You spend the night in Tizi Oussem in a local gite. Approx. 6 hours walking. Day 4: Tizi Oussem (1900m) to Imlil (1740m) via Ighouliden Waterfalls (2400m) and Tizi Mzik pass (2450m. From here we walk back to Imlil. Transfer back to Marrakech. Approx. 4 hours walking. Share on: WhatsAppPlease follow and like us:

Toubkal Trek 6 Days

6 Days Toubkal Trek  itinerary : The Atlas Mountains located in Morocco are the back drop to our fantastic trek for charity. It’s a mountain range of exceptional beauty and cultural interests, but still relatively little visited, it’s less trekked routes which make it unique and exciting for away from meeting with other trekkers . Join us as we trek through this magnificent mountain range in order to summit its highest peak – Mt Toubkal (4,167m) – the highest point in North Africa.. Itinerary : Day 1 : Transfer (1h30min.) form your hotel in Marrakech (450m.) to the moutain village of Oukaïmeden (2.450 m). Start walking to the Berber village of Imsker (1.400m); ca. 4,5 hours walking overnight ( Berber guesthouse ) . Day 2 : Walking from Imsker over the pass Tizi-n-Tacht (2.100m) to the village of Tiziane (1.250m); ca. 5 hours walking overnight ( Berber guesthouse ) . Day 3 : Walking form Tiziane to the ‘village of amesselan (2.000m); ca. 4,5 hours walking over night in Berber guesthouse . Day 4 : Walking from village Asmesselan to tekent village & cross the azib asoul to the at Azib Tamsoult or village tizi oussem (1.900m); ca. 6 hours Read more

village to village Atlas Trek

3 Valleys & Berber Villages Trek -3Days you will Spend 3 days exploring the high peaks of the atlas mountains on foot the valleys are the home to tiny hamlets and villages of the ethnic berbers, a herding and farming community. Day 1 : After a short  transfer to the village of Imlil, we start our trek. We walk from Imlil (1740m) towards Tinerhourhine, hereby passing by Tamatert. We will have lunch on the col of Tizi ‘n Tamatert (2279m). After lunch continue to Ouanesekra-Tamguist. Later we arrive at Tinerhourhine (1600m) where we will spend the night in a local berber  gite. Day 2 :We depart from Tinerhourhine along the Imnane Valley, hereby we pass the Berber village Ikkiss (1700m). We then continue to Tizi n’Aguersioual (2000m) and will have our lunch at Matate (2000m). We will spend the night in a local gite in Aït Aïssa (1800m). Approx. 6 to 7 hours walking   Day 3 : We depart from Aït Aïssa and walk towards Tizi Oussem (1900m). We pass by Tizi Mzik (2400m), and the village of Mzik before arriving back in Imlil. Approx. 4 hours walking time. Share on: WhatsAppPlease follow and like us: