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A Day With Atlas Berbers

A Day With Atlas Berbers

 

Our one-day trip to Imlil offers a great opportunity to get close to nature and even closer to understanding and enjoying the fascinating Berber way of life.

Trekking, fresh air, mountain trails and mint tea all contribute to a refreshing day out in the Moroccan countryside.

During this Day Trip you will Discover real Berber village life

Visited area : Imlil village is located at 70 km from Marrakech its part of the Ait Mizane Trib situated bellow the Toubkal mountain, the last step before the ascent of Toubkal, Imlil is known as the departure point of treks as well. After we attend the Berber village of Asni, we take the left way to reach Imlil. From here either you walk around the village or take a mule  for a short trek to get the ancient village of Mezik and Arghen where you can have lunch and enjoy the view on green Terraces and Agdals .

Your Lunch is a leisurely local affair, taken in a typical Berber village guesthouse , enjoying a homemade  three course meal of Moroccan salad, couscous with lamb or perhaps a tasty vegetable tagine, fresh seasonal fruits and tea. After lunch you have time to discover more of the village and gaze at the views of Jebel Toubkal  at 4167m which dominate the horizon.

Note: During this Trip you can learn the Famous Moroccan Tea making

 

Atlas Mountains Day Trip

 

Atlas Mountains Day Trip:

Trip overview :

Only at 64 kilometers from the red city of Marrakech, Imlil is the last step before the ascent of the highest peak in north africa Toubkal and the departure of many walks. Toubkal is the highest mountain peak in North Africa ascending at 4167 m / 13671 ft.

After crossing the gorge of Asni, a picturesque village known for its weekly souk on Saturday, the road continues along a green valley where the mountains and impressive natural bastions, play with colors.

In the village there are the old kasbahs overlooking the valley. Further down towards Moulay Brahim, the Kik plateau appears the gorgeous Lake Takerkoust, a special Sunday visit site for many Marrakchi families,

Details of the Day Trip  to Imlil

Departure from Marrakech at 9:00 . Stop at Asni to visit the souk on Saturday (depending on the day of the week, visit Moulay Brahim) and further more to Imlil. Opportunity to ride a mule during 1 hours and a half, direction of the Kasbah, the waterfalls and back on the village nestled in the hills of Imlil.

Traditional lunch in a berber House overlooking the surrounding villages and the wadi. Back to Asni road then Marrakech in late afternoon

Note : This day trip can be combined with Camel Ride 

Lunch will be served inside a typical berebr house 

Toubkal & Ourika Trek 6 Days

Trek itinerary :

This Popular trek includes Mount Toubkal ascent  4167M and walks past several ancient  Berber villages with a more detailed view on one village chosen according to personal preference. Besides wonderful views from the Toubkal Mountain, the green Ourika valley (Setti Fadma village) with a river cutting it in half is another hidden gem of this walk. The trek continues up to Tacheddirt pass (3200 m) offering a view over the majority of the Atlas summits. The adjacent village of the same name lies in the heart of Imnane valley where most of the trekking routes start. It leads over the Tizi Mzik (2500 m) and Toubkal National park with the Tamsoult waterfalls. The hike up the highest North African peak is just a cherry on top and a nice ending to the whole trek.

Itinerary:

Day 1: Ourika valley – Setti Fadma (1600 m)– Timichi (2000 m)

Day 2: Timichi (2000 m)– Iaabassene (2030m) – Tacheddirt (2400 m)

Day 3: Tacheddirt (2400 m)– Imnane valley or tacheddirt valley – Agersioual pass (2100 m)– Imlil (1740 m).

Day 4: Imlil (1740 m) – Tizi Mzik (2500 m) – Azib n’Tamsoult

Day 5: Azib n’Tamsoult – Aguelzim pass (3650 m)– Toubkal refuge (3207 m)

Day 6: Toubkal refuge – Toubkal summit (4167 m) – Armed (2000 m) – Imlil (1740 m)

3 berber Valleys Trek

The 3 Valleys Trek in the Atlas Mountains 

 

When trekking the 3 Valleys, you will begin in the Imnan Valley and finish in the valley of Ait Mizan. As you head through the visually stunning Azzaden Valley, full of colour and life, you will come to the Tazagahrt plateau, known for its amazing waterfalls.

Your trek through this striking area of the world will only take you 3 days in total, but can be extended or altered to accommodate you and your group. Should you wish to make any alterations to your adventure then do not hesitate to contact Brahim and Mohamed to discuss your options.

All treks are led and supervised by qualified and experienced guides and mule handlers, drawn from the local populace.

Day 1: Imlil – Tizi n’Tamaterte – Tachddirt

The first day is 5-6 hours walking and will take you from Imlil (1740m), to Tizi n’ Tamterte (2300m), to Tachdirt. There will be lunch on the pass after Tizi n’ Tamaterte before you head to the last village, Tachdirt or Tinghourine, and spend the night in a guesthouse.

Day 2: Tinghourin/Tachddirt-Ikkis-Aguersiwal-Matat-Ait Aissa

The second day will bring you 6-7 hours of trekking and take you from Tinghourine/Tachdirt to Ikkis, Aguersiwal (2100m) and to Matat to Ait Aissa. The route takes you by other picturesque villages and along the Oudit Pass (2200m). In the evening in the Ait Aissa, there is a gite to stay in and a steam bath (hamam) if you would like to use it.

Day 3: Ait Aissa/Tizi Oussem-Imlil

The third day is 6hours will take us first to visit the beggest waterfalls in the Toubkal National park ,then join the path that goes over Mzik pass 2500m with fantastic view over the Ait Mizan valley, lunch in Mzzik and trek dwon to imlil, end of trek and transfer to Marrakech.

Morocco Trekking

 

Trekking and walking in Morocco

Hiking Trekking Morocco offers a wide range of services for those planning a hike or trek in Morocco, from guided day walks based in one location to multiple day hikes in the high atlas, Toubkal or desert. Our service includes transport, local accommodation, food, mules, tents and catering. We can suggest and tailor itineraries for hiking and trekking to meet your needs based on the number of days you have and the number of group members (from a single traveller to large groups). We can arrange day hikes or multi days trek in the High Atlas or camel trekking tours in the Moroccan desert.

Mohamed  Maachou is a qualified mountain guide in Morocco – and his team will help you discover the spectacular Atlas Mountains such as Toubkal, M’goun, the Saghro massif, Siroua and the great Moroccan desert. Come and discover the main peaks of the Atlas, walk in the midst of majestic Berber villages, or experience the desert dunes. We offer hiking and trekking (mountains and valleys), trips (one or two days trekking), mountain biking excursions, cross country skiing on the peaks of the Atlas, imperial cities by bus, 4×4 or minibus and camel trekking in the Moroccan desert.

Our treks are very good value for money while protecting our local environment and contributing to the local population’s survival and well-being.

For stays of trekking, hiking, trekking circuits, hiking in Morocco. We will offer you treks in Morocco Cheap Deals programs and services at a lower cost through the respect and protection of nature to allow local people to contribute to its natural wellness. contribute to its natural wellness. hiking morocco guide mountain

Hiking and trekking in Morocco are outdoor activities, and we will help you to discover another world, off the beaten path, taking time to explore the Moroccan nature in the heart of the mountains and desert, whether you are on your own, with family or friends. Depending on your destination we will adapt our means of transport (foot, mules, camels) to drive you towards authentic worlds and unforgettable landscapes to meet the real Morocco.

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