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Choosing Us

Knowledge and experience:

We all know travel is a demanding business and for over 7 years experience, we have led the way in creating the very best travel experiences throughout Morocco. When it comes to planning and executing your trips, there is no substitute for this knowledge and technical know-how. You are spending your hard-earned money to visit an unfamiliar country and it would be irrational to take a risk by choosing a company with no knowledge and experience.

 responsibility and ethics:

Atlas Mountain Trekking believes in responsible tourism. We practice and promote sustainable and ethical tourism wherever we go. We take care of our delicate relationship with nature and local community people and work for its protection and development.

 quality, and best available prices:

We organize the tour packages, the way you want. Your satisfaction is our priority.? We take care of your needs, specifications and expectations. We even organize private trips and offer the packages in the most reasonable price but quality is something we always look up for. Our services are of exceptional quality and compromise with the quality is a big No. We assure you that you will find our services worth it.

Morocco Trekking Tours

Morocco Trekking :

We will Help you to  spend a perfect and a lifetime experience that you have never imagined. We are passionate about trekking in Morocco , and there is no better way to discover Atlas Mountains, its culture, and meet its people, than on foot! Whether you’re travelling in our small guided groups, alone or with friends, our hand picked programs ensure you have an amazing trek! Come & Trekking in Morocco with us!

One of the best trekking areas in Morocco is Toubkal region. As you know, Mt Toubkal is the highest peak in North Africa and in Morocco. It is not that far away from Marrakech city. It takes around 1h30 drive to Imlil valley which is the closer starting point of trekking tours towards this highest peak in Morocco. You would need at least 2 days so as to climb up Mt Toubkal, but this is possible if you are fit enough; otherwise it would be better to opt for the 3 days trek which will give enough time to acclimitize and relax after the climb!
In addition to trekking in toubkal, you can do other outdoor activities such as mountain biking which can be done from 1 day trip up to 6 days mountain biking around the high atlas mountains and berber villages & valleys. Moreover, you can do ski touring in the high atlas mountains in winter time from end of December till March; we have off piste skiing tours from 2 days up to 6 days skiing in toubkal area.
We have other outdoor activities such as horse riding & camel riding in high atlas mountains; we have days trips or long trips too!
Another thing, Toubkal area is not the only region where we run our tours, but there are other nice places too such as Mt Mgoun, Mt Siroua, Mt Saghro, Sahara, and Imperial cities.

Atlas Mountains Trekking: 

Trekking through Atlas Mountains in Morocco. The High Atlas is one of three components of the chain of the Moroccan’s Atlas. This marks a massive climatic border between the lands of the ocean and those of Moroccan desert , because beyond the High Atlas, the arid expanses of the Sahara begins. Highlight and emblematic site in the region, Jebel Toubkal peaks at over 4000 meters altitude, a visible peak from Marrakech! The High Atlas divides itself into various more or less ancient geological areas and landscapes of this region are as rich and varied between spectacular formation born of chaos reliefs to plateaus and valleys cultivated by the Berber population, who inhabited these places for thousands of years.
sahara trekking in moroccoThe Moroccan Sahara is mainly made up of a big rocky plain, which runs from the feet of the Atlantis on the North/East almost to the Atlantic coast, south of Agadir. In Morocco, the desert moves smoothly, the Draa Valley or Wadi Ziz strung a string of villages and lush palm groves, before losing in the dunes of the erg (Chebbi or labidia), which lie at the foot highland last relief before Algeria.Even within the desert you can enjoy different landscapes: the dry, thorny plain where jackals and camels live, the Sahara desert: reign of scorpions and snakes or the northern oasis full of bustle and life. The choice is yours. Trekking in Morocco’s sahara is a lifetime experience!
A trip to the Sahara desert is definitely an experience everyone should do at least once in his life. The beauty of the desert, its contrasts, its colors, its silence, many memories you will never forget. You walk on foot in the desert with camels carrying your luggage and supplies , and a professional guide as well as a cook who prepares delicious food for your everyday. It is a marvellous experience, just give it a try! come & join us in trekking in morocco’s desert in winter time.

Why Travel with Us:

Our Knowledge and experience:

We all know travel is a demanding business and for over 7 years experience, we have led the way in creating the very best travel experiences throughout Morocco. When it comes to planning and executing your trips, there is no substitute for this knowledge and technical know-how. You are spending your hard-earned money to visit an unfamiliar country and it would be irrational to take a risk by choosing a company with no knowledge and experience.

Our responsibility and ethics:

we  believe in responsible tourism. We practice and promote sustainable and ethical tourism wherever we go. We take care of our delicate relationship with nature and local community people and work for its protection and development.

Our quality, and best available prices:
We organize the tour packages, the way you want. Your satisfaction is our priority.? We take care of your needs, specifications and expectations. We even organize private trips and offer the packages in the most reasonable price but quality is something we always look up for. Our services are of exceptional quality and compromise with the quality is a big No. We assure you that you will find our services worth it.

 

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 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 walking over night in Berber guesthouse .

Day 5 :
Walking from Azib Tamsoult to the tizi n’tizikert 2930 m & walk dawn to village of Aremd (1.900m). 6 hours walking overnight Berber guesthouse .

Day 6 :
Walking from Aremd to the mountain pass of tizi n’tamatert & enjoy boukel of imenan valley with great landscape 6 hours walking time & transfer back to Marrakech .

 

 

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.

Combined Toubkal and Sahara Trek

At 4,167m, Mount Toubkal is the highest mountain in North Africa. The hike to the summit is not really difficult, but it requires no mountaineering experience and the panoramic view from the summit makes the hard work forgotten.

For climbing this mountain you need just 1.30min driving from the nearest city of Marrakech; then you arrive to Imlil 1740m  (Imlil is a small village in the heart of the High Atlas Mountains) from there, where you will meet your team, starts your hike. You can reach the summit and back within 2 days before the new adventure to Sahara begins for another 3 days exploring Moroccan desert.

Itinerary :

Day 1 Marrakech–Imlil 1740m-Toubkal Refuge 3207m
After a transfer to the small village of Imlil you begin your trek. Heading along the Mizane valley, you first cross the village of Armed then you join the shrine of Sidi Chamharouch. Here you will have your first break for lunch, before you continue following mule trucks going up into to Toubkal refuge 3207m for overnight and get ready for the following day.

Aprox 6 hours walk
Day 2 Toubkal refuge 3207m–Toubkal peack 4167m –Imlil 1740m
Early in the morning you make your attempt on the summit of Jebel Toukbal, the highest peak in Northern Africa. Our route takes us up the south cirque, crossing the stream above the refuge. The walking is relatively straightforward, but the scree and the altitude will make the trek quite difficult in parts. The views along the way make the journey more than worthwhile. When you reach the summit you will see that the vistas across the surrounding landscape are quite breathtaking. From here there are unrestricted views in every direction, from the Marrakesh Plain to the High Atlas in the north and as far south as the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara. We will retrace our steps when we return down the mountain and head back to the Toubkal Refuge where you will have lunch and walk down to Imlil for overnight before you drive to explore Sahara and a few Kasbahs.

Aprox 10 hours walking.

Day 3 : Imlil Valley – Tizi n’Tichka – Dades
Today we drive towards the Moroccan desert. First over the spectacular pass, passing through many Berber villages, and, once in the desert, riverside oases and barren hillsides clustered with kasbahs. After lunch we drive to the Valley of the Roses, with beautiful views of the Dades valley, valley of a thousand Kasbahs. Overnight in Dades.
Day 4 : Dades – Todra Gorges – Erg Chebbi dunes
After breakfast we drive to Todra Gorge, and after a short stop, drive on to ‘Auberge Palais du Dunes’ at the dunes of Erg Chebbi. Once you arrive the hotel you will have some mint tea and you can get prepared for overnight at the camp in the middle of the Sahara. You drive with your camel to the camp were the cook is preparing your dinner. After dinner you will have an amazing time, there is music and you can see the sky filled with stars.

Day 5 : Merzouga to Marrakech
After viewing the most beautiful sunrise, you will ride the camels back to your hotel to have breakfast.  From there it will be a long day driving back to Marrakech, again via Tichka pass.

Price start from 300 Euro per person.

Why book this trek??

  • Trek the magnificent High Atlas Mountain.
  • Climb the summit of Mt Toubkal;
  • The highest peack in north Africa.
  • Explore Sahara and south of Morocco for 5 days.