Day Trip to Ouirgane and Tinmel Mosque - 1 Day

It is considered the cradle of the Almohad empire, from where the Almohads started their military campaigns against the Almoravids in the early 12th century....
Ouirgane has a souq noted for its Berber pottery the Tin Mal Mosque, a ruined kasbah, and several salt mines in the vicinity.
Overnight in a simple berber village, prior to descent down the valley to get ouirgane which is your final destination
Those two day trek are great trek option which allow you to discover very scenic places, discover the daily life of the berbers ....

This trip is for 1 day from Marrakech and back to Marrakech and you will have option to extend your holiday in the Atlas Mountains as long as you want.

Pre-Trek Briefing:
Tinmel is a small mountain village in the High Atlas 105 km from Marrakesh, Morocco. Tinmel was the cradle of the Berber Almohad empire, from where the Almohads started their military campaigns against the Almoravids in the early 12th century.
Day 1: Marrakech – Tahnaout – Asni – Ouirgane – Tinmel Mosque
Start from marrakech at 9h00 for a pleasante drive south winding our way up through the Moulay Brahim gorge and upper valleys to arrive at the higher foothills of the western high atlas mountains and our trailhead of Ouirgane for couple mint tea and then continu driving to Tinmel Mosque, 2h30 driving
The Mosque is a mosque located in the High Atlas mountains of North Africa. It was built in 1156 to commemorate the founder of the Almohad dynasty
Great hike around and back to Marrakech at about 17h00
More details available on request

What is Included

  • Transfers from and to your hotel
  • English, French speaking Berber tour leader
  • Berber Tea
  • Lunch
 

What is Not Included

  • Soft drink ( water....)
  • Personal travel insurance
 

What you need to bring ?

Good walking boots and socks

Comfortable shoes/slippers for camp/guesthouse

Trekking pants

Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants

Underwear / Long johns / T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket

Hat /Goggles (winter) and sunglasses (summer)

Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves

3 to 4 season sleeping bag

Walking stick

Day sack/backpack

Head torch / headlamp

Basic First Aid Kit - refer to trip dossier for details/p>

Ice axe and crampons (winter)

Water bottle or camel back (recommended)

Personal items (e.g. towel, sunscreen, wipes, toilet tissues, antibacterial handwash)

Small First Aid Kit including insect repellent, plasters, meds

Small rubbish bag to carry out what you carry in

Matches e.g. burn toilet paper

Trail snacks

Zip-Up bags for camera

Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tap


Start Date End Date Cost Season
01 Mai 31 October Summer Book
01 November 30 APril Winter Book

All The Morocco Trekking tours are guaranteed to depart at minimum of 2 people. We reccommend you to book your trip as soon as possible. Availability : This trek is available throughout the year, From December to April Winter Offer and from May To November Summer Offer. You can start the trek on any date you wish. Available: Book this trip now as spaces are available. (However internal flights &/or special permits may still be subject to availability.) Limited Availability: Limited spaces are available so please click on the “Contact Us” link to enquire about the departure status.

Trip Facts

Duration: 1 Day

Trip Grade: Moderate

Trip Cost: On request

Destination: High Atlas Mountains

Best Season : All year round

Transportation :  Private Vehicle

Maximum Altituted: 1,265 m/ 4150,262 ft

Group Size: Min 2 person, Maximum 30

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