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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 view of the Imlil area, we descend to lunch place under the old walnut trees.After lunch we continue to the village of Armed, Overnight in gîte, 5 hours walking.

Day 3:Armed village(1800m)- Sidi Chamharouch Shrine- Toubkal Refuge (3200m) :

After breakfast we begin the trek up to Sidi Chamharouch Shrine ,which attracts tourists and pilgrims where we will stop for lunch, After lunch we continue to Toubkal refuge, Overnight in the refuge or camping, 6 hours walking.

Day 4: Toubkal Refuge(3200m) – Toubkal summit (4167m)- Armed(1800m) :

early departure after breakfast for the ascent of Toubkal, on the top we will enjoy beautiful views of the Atlas mountains, the peaks of the Anti-Atlas and its highest point, the Siroua (3304m) and the Haouez plains. After we descend Back to the Refuge and to Armad Village passing by the Sidi Chamharouch shrine, 9 hours walking, overnight in gîte .

Day 5: Armed(1800m)-Tamatart pass (2280m)-Tinerhourhine (1600m) :

After breakfast we leave Armed and descend to Imlil then we start walking up along the valley towards Tacheddirt, we climb up to the pass of Tamatert break for lunch on the pass. After we continue to Ouanesekra and to Tamguist till we arrive at Tinerhourhine, overnight in local gîte, 5 hours walking.

Day 6: Tinerhourhine (1600m) – Tizi Nlbour (1500m) – Imi Oughlad (1400m)- Marrakech :

After breafast we start walking down the Imnan Valley, passing through several berber villages, Ikkis Amssakrou and Imsker,at Imsker we climb a small pass Tizi Nlbour to arrive at Imi Oughlad near the road, transfer back to Marrakech, overnight in hotel, 6 hours walking.