village to village High atlas trek


village to village High atlas trek

Day 1: Marrakech – Asni – Imi Oughlad – Ait Aissa Tacht Pass (1950m)
We will begin our hike by discovering the ingenuity of Berber mountains. An easy path will take us towards the neck of Tacht (1950m). After a short descent, we will reach the village of Ait Aissa, in a valley with many earth tones.
night in a homestay

Day 2: Ait Aissa (1950m) – Tisi Oussem – Cascades Tamssoult – Tizi Oussem
After breakfast, we will follow our way to Tizi Oussem and Tamsoulte (2400m). Afer lunch and a snooze in the sun under the spray of the waterfall, we will continue to descent the same path back to Tizi Oussem.
Overnight in a local lodge
5 hours of walking

Day 3: Tizi Oussem – Mzik Pass (2450m) – Aremd (1900m)
We will follow a trail at the foot of the Toubkal mountain with several views of Azzaden valley. After 2,5 hours of walking, we will reach the Mzik pass (2450m). We will descend towards the Imlil valley and its green valley landscape of the terraced orchards will take us to the Aremd. In the afternoon, we will go up to Sidi Chamharouch shrine on the way to Toubkal and then back to to Aremd.
5 hours of walking

Day 4: Aremd – Tamatert Pass (2200m) – Tinghrine and Ouenskra (2050m)
Following a paved road alternated by narrow path (sometimes in the shade of walnut trees and Aleppo pines) we will reach Tizi n’Tamatert (2200m) with superb views of the Imnane valley. Once over the pass, Tachdirte, Ouenskra and Tamguist villages with their stone houses and land nested within each other will welcome us.
5 hours of walking, night in a local guesthouse

Day 5: Ounssakra (2050m) – Tizi Do Addi (2900m) – Oukaimeden – Oussartek
We will follow the path that leads to Tizi N’Addi mountain pass (2900m) with a splendid panoramic views on villages and passes we crossed in the previous days. Lunch near a spring, then a chance to visit the rock carvings of Oukaimeden. Down a path lined with juniper trees towards the valley of Ossertek.
5,30 hours of walking, overnight in a homestay

Day 6: Oussertek – Imsker – Imi Oughlad – Asni – Marrakech
Down in the morning passing by the village of Imsker in Imenane Valley, El Bour neck will lead us along a mule trail in a juniper forest to Imi Oughlad (1400m). Lunch by the river
4,30 hours of walking and 1h30 drive to Marrakech