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

villages of the high atlas Day Trip

Ancient Berber villages & Valleys in 4*4 Day Trip Overview : Departure early morning from the red city of Marrakech in a private Day Trip to the Atlas Mountains in the company of an experienced guide, heading the famous OURIKA valley about 1 hour drive from Marrakech,known  by its waterfalls (if you want to visit this waterfalls you have to walk for about 1H30 min for going and coming back with a mountain guide), you will enjoy different landscapes and get spectacular views as far as the eye can see, you continue through the second valley which is OUKAIMDEN valley, and taking a secluded mountain road route standing at 1800 meters above sea level, you will pass through traditional Berber villages built from adobe and stones, and to discover the authentic life of Berber people we can arrange a delicious lunch for you in a typical Berber house. After that you will reach the third valley ASNI, famous by its fruit trees (Apples, walnut, almonds, peaches…), this is where you can enjoy the sight of the snowy summits of the High Atlas Mountains, The thrilling tour concludes with a drive back to Marrakech, arriving at approximately 5:00 pm or 6:00 Read more

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. Read more

Toubkal express Trek in 3 Days

Toubkal and Tazaghart Trek of 3 Days   While you are  visiting Morocco & the red city of Marrakech , come and climb  highest summit in North Africa ,jbel Toubkal at an altitude of 4167m! Our “Express” route will lead you to the top exploring tow main valleys of the Atlas mountains such as the Azzaden and Tazaghart  You will avoid the busy and too trekked classical route and the “up and down” by the same Path ! Trek itinerary : Day1.Marrakech – Imlil – Tazaghart Refuge / 7h00 trekking / Altitude, gain: 1700m; loss: 300mEarly morning, you will be met by your guide and drive to Imlil where our trek start at 1700m. We assit the packing of our luggage on our mules and start our trek heading west to climb the Tizi Mezzik. On the top of the passs, you will have a first flavour of the amazing views of the Atlas Mountains. After a rewarding pause with dried fruits and fresh water, we carry on our ascent via the azib n’Tamsoult and superb waterfalls. The path gets steeper as we approach our refuge for the night at 3100m Day2.Tazaghart – Toubkal Base Camp / 5h00 trekking / Altitude, 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:

Toubkal 3 days Trek

Toubkal Ascent Via Aguelzim pass 3600m 3 days Trek 3 days Mount toubkal round trek via Aguelzim pass (3650m): Aguelzim Peak is located above the Azzaden valley and offers stunning views over the Atlas summit. Due to the elevation, the trek is considered one of the hardest, but also one of the most beautiful. Trek Itinerary Day 1: After your transfer from Marrakech to Imlil (1,780m), you will set off an a 6 hour trek out of the Imlil Valley and into the Azzadene Valley. Along the way you will pass Tizi N’Mzik at 2,450m, the refuge at Azib n’Tansoult and the Ighouliden waterfalls. Overnight in the Lipeney mountain refuge at 3,000m ( or before at Azib n Tamsoult). Day 2: Today involves a fairly stiff climb out of the Azzadene Valley to the Toubkal Refuge over the Aguelzim Mountain pass at 3,560m. Lunch will be taken with spectacular views over the Atlas Mountain Range. Overnight in the Toubkal Refuge (Niltner Hut) where you’ll likely be sharing a bunk room with other trekkers tackling Toubkal early the next morning Day 3: Up early for the climb up Toubkal (4,167m) from where, clouds allowing, you’ll have wonderful views over the Atlas Range Read more