Overnight Stay in the High Atlas Mountains - 2 Days

Azzaden Valley is an amazing Valley with many tradition Berber Villages located in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco.. Berbers are the indigenous North Africans, having inhabited the north coast of Africa ranging from present day Morocco to Egypt, for at least 5,000 years. The Arab invasion of North Africa in the 7th century forced Berbers to assimilate, or take refuge in the Atlas mountains.
Overnight at the berber village guest house. Day 2: Sightseeing tour of azzaden valley, imlil valley, High Atlas Waterfall and High Atlas Peaks...

This trip is for 2 days 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:
Experience the local lifestyle of the crossed villages, also visit local people and the valley, a large and most important crossed Berber village, and finally reach Marrakech.
Day 1: Marrakech – Tahnaout – Asni – Imi Oughlad Village 1450m – Tizi Ntacht pass 2000m – Tizi Oussem Village 1750m
Start from marrakech at 8h30 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 imi oughlad (1450m) with the jbel toubkal , at 4167m the highest peak in north africa , aglzim 3650m and aksoual 38847m ,looming before us . here we alight from our vehicle and meet up with berber muleteer crew . We set off up in north-westerly direction for a 2hour acclimatisation hike up switchback mule tracks , passing by cornfields woods pine and juniper to the tiz n’tachete (2000m), where we shall stop to look back down on the imlil and ait oussaden valleys before carrying on for another half hour to imi n’ifri and our field picnic. thence a slow hike for about 2 and half hours south-west down along a dirt track to assif n’ ait oussaden and the red clay Terraced village of Tizi Oussem ( 1750 m ) for our accommodation in our gite
Day 2: Tizi Oussem Village 1750m – Tizi Mzik pass 2479m – Imlil Valley 1740m
Start your day Trek from Tizi Oussem, we go up a forest of juniper to arrive M'zik pass, on the pass we will savor a beautiful panorama of the Imlil area, we descend to lunch spot under the old walnut trees. After lunch we proceed to the village of Imlil, and Drive back to Marrakech, 5 hours walking

What is Included

  • Transfers from and to your hotel
  • English, French speaking Berber tour leader
  • Accommodation in Toubkal Refuge
  • Mules to carry your luggage during days of the trek
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Cooking man who prepares all the meals during the trek
  • All meals during your trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)
 

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. Closed: This date is unavailable. Please click on the “Contact Us” link to enquire about other trip departure dates or booking this trip as a private departure.

Trip Facts

Duration: 2 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Trip Cost: On request

Destination: High Atlas Mountains

Best Season : All year round

Transportation :  Private Vehicle

Maximum Altituted: 2,479 m/ 8133,202 ft

Group Size: Min 2 person, Maximum 26

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