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Hiking 5 Days Trek High atlas From Marrakech

Hiking 5 Days Trek High atlas From Marrakech
Hiking 5 Days Trek High atlas From Marrakech
Hiking 5 Days Trek High atlas From Marrakech
Hiking 5 Days Trek High atlas From Marrakech
Hiking 5 Days Trek High atlas From Marrakech
Number of persons 2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons +6 persons
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Hiking 5 Days Trek High atlas From Marrakech :

Hiking High atlas 5 days 4 nights

Hiking High Atlas Morocco: we invite you to come and walk with us to discover superb trekking and hiking in the high Moroccan Atlas. A five-day hike through the valleys of the high western Atlas. We offer different hikes based on your physical condition and level of hiking expertise. Walks and hikes are the best way to discover le landscape, encounter the people,and to perceive the inhabitant ordinary life… By choosing rural tourism, you support the local economy, through generating incomes for the inhabitants.

Day 1 : Marrakech - Asni - Imioughlad - Col de Tacht - Tiziane (1950 m)

We will depart at 8.00AM, it will be one and half hour transfer from Marrakech to the village of Imi N'oughlad. A local mountain guide, and muleteers will be awaiting you. Start the hike with a climb that leads to the Tacht pass (2200 m). A first stop will allow you to appreciate a superb view of the nearby valley. The descent will lead to a water stream, we will stop by the water stream to have lunch. After one hour of descent you will reach the village of Tizi Oussem where you will spend the night in a cottage. Walks and hikes are the best way to encounter the people and to perceive the inhabitant ordinary life… By choosing rural tourism, you support the local economy, through generating incomes for the inhabitants.

It is a 5 hours hike total. For Atlas Trekking you need to prepare as you would for walking in any mountain region; it can be warm and sunny during the day but the weather in the mountains can quickly change from sunshine to cold winds.

Day 2 : Tiziane (1950m) - Téouti pass (2400m) - Tkent (2150m)

We start the day early to avoid the sun during the ascent of the Teouti pass, we will begin to climb under the shade of gigantic walnut trees, and we will walk in the sun for a little bit before arriving to the pass. We will stop to fill out the bottles at the Tiziane sheepfold (it is always preferable to purify water taken from springs or rivers before drinking). We will cross a forest of junipers before reaching the Teouti pass at 2400m. Afterwards we will descend to Assaka where we will have lunch. Then we will continue to Tizgui, an exceptional village, known for its beautiful architectureand its hydraulic mills. We will spend the night at a guesthouse after 5and half hours walk.

Day 3 : The Tkent Valley (2150m) - Tougdalt Pass (2700m) - Tizi Oussem (1950m)

The wake up will be at 7 am, breakfast around 7:30 am, departure will be around 8 am. This part of the hike is the most beautiful and wildest landscapes of Toubkal! We will start walking under a still shy sun at the foot of the summit more than 3 600m, up to the plateau of Tazaghart. The climb will take 2h30 on an easy trail. Throughout our hike we will meet herds and Berber shepherds. Once you reach the Tougdalt pass, you will have an incredible panoramic view of all the surrounding peaks, the view is worth all the sweat. We will start our long descent through a forest of thuriferous junipers. We will stop for lunch in the shade of the gigantic 100-year-old walnut trees on the banks of the Azaden River, this is one of the most beautiful valley of the Toubkal. In the afternoon, we will continue to the village of Tzi Oussem (2250m) and spend the night with the local Berbers. This is a 5 and half hours walk.

Day 4 : Tizi Oussem - Mzik Pass (2450m) - Imlil - Aremd

In the morning, we will climb 600 meters to reach the pass of Mezzik (2450 m). Then descend to Aberdoune and the valley of Mzik (1750 m). We will continue our descent to the beautiful valley of Imlil and its landscapes of green valley in the middle of the orchards. Lunch on the terrace under big walnut trees. Then we will continue to the village Aremd where we will spend the night with the local Berbers. A total of 5:30 walking.

Day 5 : Imlil - Armed - Mrabout from Chamharouche - back to Imlil - Tranfert to Marrakech

We will follow the canals that irrigate the terraced crops between the superb villages hanging on the slopes of this northern slope of the Toubkal, then by a mule we will arrive at the small village and marabout of Sidi Chamarouch at 2290 meters of altitude. The shrine of Sidi Chamharouch is located next to a waterfall, it is the sanctuary 'marabout' a pilgrimage place, but forbidden to non-Muslims. Then we will return to Imlil, where we will stop for lunch. After lunch, we will end our journey and drive back to Marrakech.

Useful information

  • Climate : From 15 to 25 during the day & from 10 to 15 at night.
  • Period : End of March to November
  • Walking hours : 5H to 8H

What is included?

  • Departure from your hotel or Riad
  • Driver speaking English
  • Transport
  • 4 nights in lodging at the inhabitant during the hike in case of need
  • Tents and mattresses
  • All meals during the hike
  • The services of muleteers, a mule for two hikers
  • Cook
  • Berber guide.

Not included

  • The drinks
  • Insurance repatriation
  • Traditional Tips
  • Services not mentioned.

IMPORTANT INFO :

Duration

Trek 5 Days 4 Nights

Available

Everyday

Departure point

Free hotel pick-up or meeting point in central Marrakech

Departure time

08:00 am local time of your hotel

Return time

17:30 h, local time

Return point

Returns to original departure point

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.